Wardrobe Warrior: Packing and Storing Clothes for Winter

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Summer has gone and if you haven’t done so already, storing clothes should be next on your ‘to-do’ list. For most of us, it is a seasonal chore but don’t be tempted to just shove everything into the cupboard. Wardrobe space is limited and the last thing anyone wants to do is waste time finding something to wear. Not only that, how often have you discovered a ruined top among the pile of clothes?

Storing clothes is not something we can ignore and a little effort can go a long way to simplify your life when you later unpack. Take the time to go through what you want to store and follow our guidelines to avoid mould, discolouration or insect damage. Continue reading

Wrapping and Storage Ideas for Odd-Shaped Christmas Presents

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In an ideal world, everything we buy should be easy to wrap and store but some gifts are shaped awkwardly. If you have a big family or just like buying loads of presents, where do you keep everything? And let’s face it, some kids will stop at nothing to find their presents so you need to come up with creative storage ideas. This is especially the case when it’s a bicycle, a scooter or a piece of furniture. Not only do you need superhuman wrapping skills, you also need good storage ideas other than the garage or shed. Continue reading

Storage Projects For Those Chilly Winter Nights

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Winter is really beginning to set in. The clocks have already been turned back, the weather is gloomy and we find ourselves tucked up in front of the fire on those cold winter evenings. Now you have no excuse; it’s a good time for those little winter storage projects you’ve been putting off.

Not only can you do a DIY ‘fix-a-thon’, you can also clear out the closets and declutter all over the house. Don’t try and do it all in one day though, give yourself sufficient time and tackle every project one step at a time. Take on too much and, just like most New Year’s resolutions, you’ll lose interest and move on to binge watch Netflix instead. Continue reading

Hallway Storage Ideas To Clear The Autumn Clutter

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This time of year can get messy with muddy wellies and soaking wet coats piled up on the hallway floor. It tends to be the first thing people see so keeping your hallway organised gives a good first impression and saves space. If you have a mudroom you’re certainly one of the lucky ones. For those of us who don’t, alternative hallway storage solutions need to be found. Continue reading

Storage Ideas For Everything Halloween

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It’s that time of year again for the creepy and the spooky Halloween dress up, decorations and treats. Like all things American that find their way across the pond, not many are bigger than this. Homes and shops are decorated, fun activities for the little ones and loads of freaky treats. But as much as fun as it may be, it’s an annual event so where do you store everything in between? Is your garage or spare room cupboards a permanent Halloween fest? Over the years we’ve learned a few simple storage ideas that we would like to share with you. Continue reading