Christmas tree storage

Christmas tree storage, Christmas tree dolly

Artificial Christmas trees are beautiful 2 months, then a pain to store for the other 10. Today I whipped up a Christmas tree storage dolly to minimize my tree’s footprint, while still making it easy to move. January – do you believe it?! Feels like 2 months of Christmas chaos lead up to this cliff […]

Organizing your freezer

freezer inventory, organizing the freezer

Get ready for winter hibernating by organizing your freezer(s) and creating a freezer inventory list. Links to free printables below. This is a dumb post. Like dumb because everyone has to do it at some point, and I’m not really ‘inventing the wheel’ with any dramatic insights or prize-worthy ideas, BUT I’m feeling pretty chuffed […]

Fluted shoe cabinet – overcoming my fear of routers

fluted shoe cabinet, building a shoe cabinet, shoe cabinet, shoe cupboard

This easy and inexpensive shoe cabinet can be built in a matter of hours, and out of low-cost MDF.  Stop with a simple build, or do what I did and take your router skills from zero to hero by adding fluting! Well, I finished up cabinetmaking school last week and am officially a graduate! Which […]

DIY Quilt rack – double hanging

DIY blanket rack, double blanket rack

A convenient and pretty way to store and display your blankets, this DIY quilt rack is made up of 3 rectangles of wood. Remember my simple blanket rack I shared with you about a month ago?  I love it and it’s absolutely perfect for my family room, but I wanted to try a second blanket […]

Makeup brush holder

makeup brush holder, makeup brush storage, organizing makeup brushes

Today I’m showing you two simple and inexpensive ways to store your makeup brushes.  Whether you DIY a scrap wood makeup brush holder, or hit your local dollar store and buy a vase and glass beads, both of these storage solutions offer form AND function in a small footprint. I wrote a blog post waaaaay […]

How to make a simple blanket rack / quilt rack

blanket rack, quilt rack, blanket storage

Keep your warm and cozy blankets close by, but neatly organized, by whipping up this simple blanket rack / quilt rack using just 6 pieces of wood and a few screws. Hello my beautiful friends! It is absolutely freezing her in SW Ontario with a -26°C windchill today.  Yes, I know you prairie-dwellers get much […]

Throw pillow storage

throw pillow storage, throw pillow covers

A simple, and free, solution to throw pillow storage and organization – recycled Amazon boxes! Hi, my name is Shelly and I am a throw pillow addict. Throw pillow covers to be exact. I’ve managed to staunch the need to buy every single throw pillow I see, but have instead turned to hoarding throw pillow […]