I was planning to share my finally finished bookshelf but then I decided I needed to make a confession after reading Laura’s post today, entitled Shoving things behind your couch is not dealing with your clutter. So. Here it is… Can you tell what it is? It’s an extra 50 square feet. Yep, a storage unit. […]
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It’s week 3 of Org Junkie’s 52 Weeks of Organizing. I got really annoyed with my kitchen and decided to jump ahead a week on my plan. The jars in my kitchen had completely taken over my butcher block countertop—and in a 6 foot by 7 foot kitchen I need every inch of counter space I can get! Here’s how I got it back.
Laura from orgjunkie.com is starting a new weekly organizational challenge. This is perfect timing for me, and I am more than excited to join. We’ve been coasting along enjoying this exciting time of anticipating our first baby, but planned to get down to the business of actually making space for the baby in 2011.
Yep, we’re having a baby! We’ve been working hard to make room in our apartment; which has been turned upside down. (Hence, the break in the green tour.) Also, part of the motivation to either finish outstanding projects or give them up. I’ve been doing lots of reading, eating well and sleeping. We’re trying to […]
This article from the LA Times suggests that renters feel that there isn’t a lot they can do to be sustainable. But I’ve always felt that apartment dwellers have a leg up. What do you think?
Like many NYC apartments, we are greeted by a long(ish) narrow hallway with lots of doors when entering our apartment. We went with dramatic lighting and paint that are also functional and turned this long hall from a “pass-through only” space, to a “stop and get inspired” space.