Tag Archives: organization

Creating a Gift Wrapping Station to Ease Holiday Stress

This is the first year that my little one has truly gotten into the holiday spirit. When you are young it is a time of excitement and magic, but it doesn’t always feel that way as an adult. Recently a friend and I were lamenting the general sense of stress that pervades this time of year. […]

A Great InstallStrip Installation – Project #23

Installing Weathered Grey 8′ HD panels was simple, even though the garage was finished drywall. InstallStrips were quickly fastened to studs with 2 1/2 inch self-drilling screws, using approximately six screws per strip.

Organize the Garage into Zones

Let’s face it, many of us just don’t know how to organize properly, especially in large areas like the garage. We may be fine with cleaning and decluttering, but when it comes to a true garage organization plan, we just don’t have one. A simple redesign of your garage can make all the difference.  Try […]

Ways to Keep Your Work Room Neat (Some That You Probably Never Thought Of)

When your tools are easy to access, your project goes smoother – period. Just ask my brother-in-law. He’s a handy guy, but he has tools in his basement, in his attic, in his garage, in his kitchen drawers…and when he needs something, he’s never able to find it. It annoys him, and my sister. Getting […]

Motorcycle Gear Storage

If nearly perfectly paved, often twisty roads, wooded scenery, lots of lakes and a great storage solution all sound like a good formula for your motorcycle enthusiasm… we think so to! Riding a motorcycle is one of the most fun things you can do, but we think organizing our garage is to!

Spring is in the Air!

And it’s time to spruce up, clean up and tidy up! Debris has a tendency to infest a yard over the course of the winter months. We know all too well that spring cleanup is a messy affair… with all of the crouching, lugging and dragging of tree branches, winter mulch and even trash that can […]

6 Simple Steps to Craft Area Organization

If you took stock of all of the supplies in your craft area or room, you’re going to have at least 10-pages with all different types of papers, writing instruments, ribbons, stamps, buttons, stickers, etc. etc. etc. And with all of that on hand, we can easily come up with over 100 tips and tricks for […]

Laundry Area Organization with storeWALL

Love it or loathe it – the laundry must be done. Either way, the trick is to make it feel less like work, with smarter ways to sort, space-saving ways to dry and simpler ways to organize. Line-dry only clothes, baskets and hampers, bottles and boxes of laundry detergent and fabric softener – these items […]

January is “Get Organized” Month

National “Get Organized” Month has been around since 2005 thanks to the National Association of Professional Organizers – www.napo.net. The organization is dedicated to helping individuals and businesses bring order and efficiency to their lives. Research shows that people waste as much as an hour a day, on average, looking for things they’ve misplaced. That […]

Garden Retail Display – The “WOW” Factor!

There’s no doubt about it – making the most of a retail display means being strategic about how you design the space and organize your merchandise. And, a well-organized retail display can save time, energy and money.

Make the Most of the Shelves in Your Home

Whether it’s elaborate, sleek, wood, plastic, deep or shallow, when you’re organizing your spaces, nothing is quite as simple and functional as well-placed shelving. Shelves are possibly the easiest way to make use of your wall space to keep your prized possessions on display or to store items, getting them off your floors, tables and […]

Storage Containers – Organize with labels

Plastic storage bins and totes are a great way to organize your home and/or office. The containers are versatile, stackable and can be used to store items in the garage, basement, office, attic or closets. Colored bins are good for storing seasonal items. Green bins for Christmas, orange and black for Halloween. Choose clear or translucent […]

Clothing

A closet and dresser clean-out anticipates the new season and gives even the most frazzled folks a sense of organizational accomplishment. Follow these 4 primary tips to maximize your closet space and welcome the next season… Rotate off-season clothes out of your main closet and dressers. Sort and purge – if you haven’t worn it […]

Home Recycling Center

It’s easier to keep the recycling habit if you make your home recycling center as convenient as possible (easier to develop consistent recycling habits, too). Choose a spot in or near the kitchen, which is where most waste is generated. The variety of bins and totes out there on the market, surely make it possible […]

Sports and Toys

When the leaves start changing, don’t just grab the football and stand there. “Tackle” your organizational plan by putting your summer toys in bins, on shelves and in storage. Likewise, when warm weather replaces cold, it’s time to move the sleds into storage and break out the pool toys and camping gear for summer.

Slatwall Panels

Slatwall panels are solid panels with rows of horizontal slots, into which you can attach hooks, bins, baskets, shelves and cabinets. Slatwall has been a mainstay of the shopfitting industry for decades. The feature is simple – to reclaim floor space and maximize storage, organization and flexibility. They are as attractive as they are functional, and […]