Storage. We all need more of it. No matter how much room you have, an organized system will always top square footage.
Recently, I was looking for a way to clean up all the bottles in our liquor cabinet. It’s not that we drink too much; in fact, it’s the opposite. We buy specific products to try a new cocktail recipe. And we’ll make it once, and end up with all this extra liquid to store in perpetuity until we can figure out what to do with it. Continue Reading
When I first set out to build live-edge floating shelves in my kitchen a few years back, I had no idea how to do it. At the time, I had to figure a lot out myself. Luckily for you, the internet now has step-by-step instructions for a variety of different methods for building shelves without visible brackets. Having personally built floating shelves two different ways, I can tell you that it's not difficult once you have some basic woodworking skills. Continue Reading
Don’t you hate it when your kitchen cabinets don’t have a shelf inside, so you end up using only the bottom half? All that wasted space could be used, if only you had an extra level…. so today we’re sharing an easy DIY that will help you take advantage of it – in style of course. No boring store-bought shelf risers here!
The final product is a lovely improvement over those boring metal organizers… and it will surely make you smile every time you grab a glass from the cabinet. Continue Reading
The moment I ran across the Hyllis shelf on IKEA’s website, I knew I had to hack it. My dining room was crying out for a shelf upgrade, so I drove down to IKEA immediately and bought three of them. You guys… they’re only $15 apiece! My resulting hack has a glamorous vibe with a bit of rustic appeal, and it’s super simple to do. Click through to check it out.
Perfect for Mother’s Day, this bath shelf couldn’t be easier–and quicker–to construct. Doesn’t hurt that the outcome is completely charming. A pine board and a couple of drawer handles are the main components. Some masking tape and newspaper to tape off sections for a bit of painting lend an ever-so-popular geometric appeal. For the entire tutorial, visit The Whimsical Wife. If you’re up for something a bit more challenging, you might want to give this option a shot. Continue Reading
This shelf might be the smartest little addition to a workspace or bedroom that I’ve seen in a while! Its versatility is truly inspirational and I can think of one million and one ways that I could use one in my own home! Just look at all the different uses!
The wooden dowels can easily be removed and switched around to accomodate your needs!
The size of the Grundtal kitchen cart from IKEA was perfect for the little nook in my bathroom, but I was not digging the plastic top at all. And the plastic casters weren’t quite right for the bathroom either. So an IKEA hack was born. Continue reading to see how I transformed it into a beautiful bathroom shelving unit with a bamboo top.
The shelf feels much more high end and bathroom-like with the bamboo top. Continue Reading