Built In Stair Step Storage Solution

Am I a little OCD, or does everyone walk into a small, cluttered room and try to figure out how to utilize the above-eye-level wall space?  It’s prime real estate, folks! But the biggest problem: accessibility.

Not any more. Danny Kuo was firing on all creative cylinders when he designed the StairCase.

Part steps, part drawers, part cabinets, it meets all the criteria for high style floor to ceiling storage. The lower drawers are encased in sliding boxes that allow you to step up to reach the higher shelves and cabinets. Continue Reading

Thrift Store Highboy Once-Over

created at: 2009-10-28

Centsational Girl spotted this highboy at the thrift store and made a beeline for the cash register. One weekend giving it a TLC once-over, this is what she ended up with:

created at: 2009-10-28

Some might say the change is subtle, but that’s sort of the point. Sometimes furniture makeovers are like having plastic surgery: a little can go a long way. To see the entire make-over from start to finish, follow this link. (She’s got a great hint at getting out stains in wood surfaces with mayonnaise. Continue Reading