DIY Spice Cabinet and 17 More Kitchen Organization Ideas {with Hometalk}

Are you looking to get your kitchen more organized this year? Well I've got 18 ways to do just that! I was invited by Hometalk recently to put together a collection of Kitchen Organization ideas.  If you're not familiar with Hometalk, it is the biggest Home & Garden social network on the web. Anyone (not just bloggers) can join (for FREE) and share their makeovers and DIYs, as well as ask home and garden-related questions from the experts as well as folks who have been there like you and … [Read more...]

Get Your DIY On January 2015: Operation Organization

  Hello Friends and welcome to our very first party of the year!! Everyone is trying to get their houses back in order after the Holidays, so it makes perfect sense to make it an Organization Party. Whether it's the closets, the cabinets, under the bed, or just your daily routine, it always feels so great to get organized!   If you missed last month's features, we chose 25 of our favorite Holiday DIYs to try:  Ok so let's get on with this month's … [Read more...]

10 Tips to a Better Closet

Last January I shared a post on how I built my closet, in response to numerous questions I received when I shared the makeover. It was my number one post in 2014. (You can see the top 10 here.) After doing a ton of planning for my closet, I learned a lot about what would make my closet very functional, while making it pretty as well. So, I shared ten tips to improve your closet. Today I am bringing this one out of the archives for this months Get Your DIY On theme: … [Read more...]

Fifteen Ways to Organize your Whole Home

  Are you in organization mode these days?  I know I am...I was so inspired by all the amazing ideas shared recently at our  Get Your DIY On Challenge for January: Organizing Ideas!  Here are some of our favorites in case you may have missed one of these incredible organizing projects or ideas... Foyer and Entry Organization: Wood Plank Wall with Hooks by Danielle at 2 Little Superheroes {April's pick} Easy Ways to Organize Your Foyer by Therese at Fresh Idea Studio {Mandy's … [Read more...]

How a Girl Built her Closet

This is the perfect time of year to start thinking about getting organized.  One of my all time favorite spaces in my house is my master closet, probably because it is the most organized space in my house! I originally shared my Master Closet Makeover last year, and for a while I was getting questions about it almost on a daily basis. Today I'm going to share how I built my closet. This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience. Click here to read my full disclosure … [Read more...]

Big Boy Bedroom on a Budget Reveal

  My big boy is really only two and a half, but he will grow to be a big boy in this room. We knew it was time to take down his crib after a recent successful out of town experience in a big boy bed.  Plus, he is really big for a two year old and  needed a bigger bed. We moved him into his big brother, Jack's old room.  This is how the room looked before we switched rooms: And here is the Big Boy Brennan version: I kept the same theme that was in his … [Read more...]

DIY Under-the-Cabinet Docking Station

Hello friends! I've got a great organizational idea to share with you today! Yesterday I was attempting to get the house in some type of order and I came across my kitchen counter where we house all of our charging apparatus.  It was so frustrating to see cords and phones and iPods strewn everywhere! If you know me, an idea is a dangerous thing.  I woke up this morning and right then I knew what was on the agenda for today! An under-the-cabinet docking station:   This is … [Read more...]

Accidental Kitchen Organization

Really, organizing almost my entire kitchen was not the plan when I installed my new spice cabinet.  But one thing led to another and to another. You get the idea. I promised I would show you what I did with the rest of the spices plus all the awesome organization that followed. So here it is! I built and installed this really cool spice cabinet which I shared with you last time. (Can a spice cabinet be cool? Why not.) All of my spices unfortunately did not fit so the rest ended up … [Read more...]

Finally, a Solution to My Messy Spice Cabinet!

What started out as a plan to get my spices in order steamrolled into an entire day of kitchen organization. You see, my husband and I have our own spice cabinets. Sound crazy? Well, yes it is.  When we combined households we just kept them separate for some unknown reason. Something needed to seriously change! I couldn't take digging through these cabinets any longer: Hers:  His: Trying to find what I needed between these two messy cupboards was so frustrating.  The closest I … [Read more...]

10 Tips to a Better Closet

When I was laying out the plan for my Master Closet Makeover and looking to create a new closet space for my husband, I did a lot of homework.  That's the fun kind where you get to dream about all the possibilities of a new space by looking through tons of pictures.  I made notes of what I liked about some of the closets that I saw so I could incorporate those ideas into my own. After completing both new spaces, I thought it might be helpful to share what I learned along the way as well my … [Read more...]