This is an unprecedented year, one which will be remembered for many different reasons by different people. For some, it may be the hardship of not seeing friends and family while others will forever remember the challenges of homeschooling. This includes finding ways to educate kids while keeping them busy with art projects which brings us to today’s topic of craft storage.Continue reading
With the kids back at school, you need creative storage solutions for all their school essentials. While primary school is not too bad, you still need space in the wardrobe for uniforms, extra books, stationery and PE kit.
When it comes to secondary school though, everything changes! By now, your kids will have textbooks and exercise books for most lessons, multiple PE kits, footwear and school uniforms. Not to mention winter or summer sportswear and equipment, musical instruments, art, technology and design projects.
The question is, where do you put all of that? In this article, we cover some clever space-saving and storage solutions for a more organised home.Continue reading
It’s almost Christmas and preparing for the silly season can be daunting, especially if you are playing host this year. From finding clever storage solutions for presents and clearing out the spare room, to organising all the extra kitchen clutter in preparation for the big family meal.
Chances are that you managed just fine last year but now there seems to be more stuff in the house! Your kitchen looks cluttered, the spare room is filled with old clothes, linen, toys and a home gym that never gets used. Before you break into an anxious sweat, take a deep breath and focus on one thing at a time.
We’ve compiled a handy survival guide to help you organise better this Christmas with creative storage solutions and decluttering tips.Continue reading
Many of you would probably agree that garages are mostly used as a dumping ground for all the extra stuff. It’s a bit like the loft really where you frequently store things supposedly short-term but that never happens. Before you know it, there are ever increasing piles of junk all over the floor and very little space to move, not to mention park your car!
Before you even consider garage storage solutions, decluttering is the first step. You can have the best ideas to store but why waste time and effort on things that you should rather get rid of? Your garage is likely filled with old boxes, bags, shoes and other bits and bobs that don’t belong. Be ruthless when sorting through everything and don’t store unwanted items just for the sake of it. For a few additional decluttering tips, take a look at “Decluttering the professional way.”Continue reading
The kids are back at school in just a few short weeks and we’re all preparing for a messy house. A new school term means more books, bags, sport kits, musical instruments and uniforms. Organising and decluttering everything effectively is just one of the many back to school storage solutions. We all know how quickly things pile up so instead of cluttering the floor, cupboards or under the bed; perhaps it’s time to prepare storage space for all the back-to-school goodies.
Sports kits and equipment are probably the main culprits of cluttering especially if your child participates in multiple sports. Other back to school items to keep in mind are pencils, pens, markers, lunch boxes and seasonal clothing.Continue reading