An Affordable Small Closet Makeover

Closet Makeover + Organizational Must-HavesEverything was such a whirlwind when I moved to NYC that I honestly never fully unpacked. Instead I pushed everything behind closed doors and as long as the doors could close it was fine. Turns out, that’s not a great way to live… who knew?!

Part of my goal for this year is to get more organized and I couldn’t think of a better place to start than my closet. It’s wasn’t an expensive or glamorous makeover, the whole thing cost me less than $100, but it has kept me neat and tidy ever since which I consider a win. So here it is, my closet makeover: Continue reading…

DIY Rainbow Circle Shelf

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DIY Rainbow Circle Shelf2019 is already shaping up to be the year of organizing DIYS over here! With that being said, I thought it was about time to organize my glasses collection because I have a bad habit of laying them all around the house… which leads me to spending time everyday trying to remember where I last had them. Really, it’s a problem. The open shelving of this DIY Rainbow Circle Shelf not only helps me see all my glasses at once, but it’s a great reminder to not just set them down as I please. With a few screws and a bit of paint, you can have your own storage solution too! Here’s how:  Continue reading…

DIY Mounted Wall Desk for Two

DIY Mounted Wall DeskHappy 2019 friends! What better way to start the new year than by getting your work area organized?! When Ryan and I moved to Brooklyn last year, we needed a solution to the problem of having two computers but no designated room for an office. We wanted desks to accommodate both of our work areas, but not overpower the size of our living room (it’s an open floor plan that leads into the kitchen). Essentially we wanted it to be functional and offer some storage for our small apartment, without looking clunky or disorganized since any guest that come over will see it. Not only was a mounted wall desk the best option for being both practical and cute, but it was also the most affordable (under $400) out of all the options researched. Here’s how:  Continue reading…

10 DIYS to Help You Get Organized

10 DIYS to help you get organized!After yesterday’s bookshelf before/after, I started thinking about other areas of my house that could use a bit of decluttering. Then I realized how much work I needed to do (ps it’s a lot). But there’s no time like January to make you pretend to get your life together.

So, in search of easy solutions, I came across these ten great organizational projects that are sure to help you tackle any mess in your home. That is of course if you don’t just make a new mess while crafting.

10 DIYS to help you get organized!1. Hanging Organizer by The Lovely Drawer

10 DIYS to help you get organized!2. Stone Trinket Dishes by Homey Oh My

DIY Washi Tape Holder (click through for tutorial!)3. Washi Tape Holder by The Crafted Life

10 DIYS to help you get organized!4. Copper + Wood Inspiration Board by Damask Love

10 DIYS to help you get organized!5. Plywood Shelving by Paper & Stitch

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