Small space living is not ideal, but I make it work thanks to the abundance of helpers out there that 1) support my slight hoarding habits and 2) keep my house somewhat organized. I have a small rental kitchen, and despite the fact that I have way too much stuff (and I own it!), I stay extremely organized and you can too! These 15 products are perfect for organizing your kitchen cabinets, so no matter how much or how little space you have, you experience Zen at home. Continue Reading
Organization: you either love it or hate it. No matter your stance, having a good system of organizing is the key to a clean, calm living space. And who doesn’t want that? We’ve rounded up our favorite organization tips and DIY projects to help turn your home into the oasis it should be.
What are your favorite organization tips? Let us know in the comments!
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The pantry is one of those spaces that can get cluttered quickly, simply because of the sheer quantity of items. If your pantry gets out of hand fast, I’m with ya. But there are some easy ways to get organized. Here are ten fantastic products that are sure to help the situation.
In our home, we don’t have a dedicated pantry ‘room’ like many new-build homes. Instead, our 90-year-old home has an awkwardly deep, store-all cupboard in the mudroom. While it’s felt impossible to organize, I’m still holding out hope — especially after seeing something these pantry makeovers!
3. DIY ShowOff
I’ve never been envious of someone else’s pantry, until now. This before and after makeover is really dramatic. Click through to see the after.
Jordan from Oh Happy Day completely gutted her old, and very basic, pantry. Now, she has a gorgeous space complete with floor to ceiling subway tile, gold accented shelving, and plenty of room for food and drinks for the whole family.
The best part about this renovation though is that Jordan and her family did the entire thing themselves, minus the electrical. Continue Reading
Because you can close the door to the pantry, it’s easy to ignore it. But there’s something very satisfying about organized food (for me anyways). So today I’m going to pass along my tips and tricks for giving your pantry a stylish makeover.
Before starting your pantry makeover, you’ll want to buy new containers for your dry goods. Make sure to buy clear stackable ones, and do consider what you’ll be putting in them… if you eat a lot of rice, buy a large container so you can buy it in bulk. Continue Reading
This summer, Bruno told you all about our sometimes-trying, very-rewarding kitchen makeover (parts 1, 2, and 3). What he didn’t tell you about was all the work I put in behind the scenes to make our kitchen look photographable (huh, musta just slipped his mind). No, our kitchen doesn’t always look like that:
Today, I’ll tell you about all the organizational hoops I had to jump through to get our cupboards, pantry and lazy susan under control. Continue Reading
I know the Great Kitchen Month here at Curbly is over, but why not share one more kitchen organization tip? I know that my measuring cups and measuring spoons have always sprouted legs and walked away when I need them most, so I am thinking this is a great way to keep tabs on those elusive measurers. Becky at Infarrantly Creative wanted to keep her measuring cups and spoons out of the drawer and organized. Why not consider cupboard doors as unused kitchen real estate? Continue Reading
As seemingly perpetual renters, we’ve seen our share of gross and really, really small kitchens. I absolutely love the kitchen we are in now…not that it is everything I want in a kitchen, but in that everything works and isn’t falling apart. It makes a big difference! An organized space makes it a better space, too. Want to see how I make our small space work for a busy family? For me, it is all about designating work stations. Continue Reading