Posts Tagged ‘organizing’

My parents have finally made THIER big move into our previous home in Bayside. My brother’s away on a missions trip to Mexico (praise God!) during the move so I went over to help out with putting his new room (the whole basement!)  together while he’s gone. I thought he’d appreciate coming home from his trip to an organized room.

Some of my findings while unpacking his things were just unnerving. Just as I am my mother’s daughter, he is DEFINITELY just another product of her OCD tendencies..  Yes, I blame my mother for both our psychoses.

his collection of 4 computer mice. 4 of which he DOES NOT USE.
8 incomplete decks of cards. why?
collection of receipts from items purchased 6 months ago, movie ticket stubs and other crazy things that really have no business being saved
these are only half the amount of pens he has in his collection

this boy needs help. so do i. so does mom.

oh boy.


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When we moved into this new house, my father in law built me my own area of shelves dedicated for my ever growing collection of footwear.

Not quite like this one…….

…..but a great one nonetheless. It’s organized, SPACEY, and gets the job done.

Moving to the city means less storage space.. which also means I need to brainstorm some inventive ways to store my beauties without adding to the clutter that I find it oh so hard to avoid.

looooove this ❤ via Crush Cul De Sac

Display with painted moudings via LivingEtc.

Display with boxes via LivingEtc.

Bookholder Display via Apartment Therapy


maybe just a simple display on some bookshelves via {this is glamorous}

decisions, decisions..

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Here’s a clever and DIY way to keep stuff organized! A regular sized vanity will definitely NOT be fitting in our city apartment. I love the idea of taking IKEA items to “hack” them into one of a kind pieces for the home. From my new fav site: http://www.ikeahackers.net

How cool is that? Love love love it!

Ekby Gruvan shelf; Vika Curry legs; Godmorgon box; Kolja mirror; Gilbert stool

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