I Love Chests!

One of my favorite storage tools often goes unrecognized.  Many people assume that a chest is only used for clothing in a bedroom.  I would like to hold your hand and help you step out of the box and think about using chests/dressers as storage all over your house.   I love to use them to organize all over my house.  Here is a chest that a client of mine just purchased to use in her living room.  She had it painted a fun color to add a little pop in her decor.  She plans ...continue reading

Five Minute “Spruce It Up” Projects

Here are a couple of really simple ideas for sprucing up your home.  These were two ideas I had for a client this past week.  The first came about because she has several really beautiful scarves.  She accessorizes with these more frequently than jewelry and so we decided to turn them into something decorative for her bedroom.  We found this hook rack at Target and put it up on the wall by her dresser.  Voila...beautiful scarves to look at even when they aren't on her ...continue reading

Artwork Taking Over Your Life?

Ok maybe not your life...but is your child's art and school work taking over your kitchen counter?  Let's talk about some ideas for what we can do to remedy that situation. First of all, you love your children and you love that they created something.  That is normal and good and healthy.  What is not healthy is feeling the need to keep every single little scrap of paper that they scribble on for fear that if you trash it you will erase all memory of them at that age. ...continue reading


    I was reading a favorite blog this morning: You Are My Fave .  She found this photo of someone organizing their polaroid pictures by color.  What a cute (and time consuming) activity.  I don't really do it as often as I think about it.  I realized how much I enjoy organizing things by color. ...continue reading