Today, it’s easier than ever to take photos. You snap photos on your phone at any moment. You upload your favorites to Facebook, Instagram and any number of online hubs. But while it may be easy to take and share these photos, they often languish on your phone, social media sites and your computer. They are […]
I thought I’d swing back around to share how we organized the small closet in the baby’s room. I wanted to be sure we were able to get the maximum amount of storage in a tiny space.
When I say tiny, I mean TI-NY.
The closet is tucked into the eaves, which means we lose quite a bit of head room and much of the closet isn’t super easy to access. But that doesn’t stop us from making the most of the space – with plenty of extra space for all the gear that seems to be multiplying.
It can be really easy to end up with a kitchen overrun by small appliances. Microwaves. Crock Pots. Toasters. Mixers.
Even if you are trying to live with a more minimalist mindset, there can be quite a few oft-used small appliances that can take up valuable real estate in your kitchen.
When we designed our current kitchen, I desperately wanted it all out of sight. Both because I like the aesthetics of cleared countertops and also because it’s easier to keep counters clean when they are not cluttered with tons of stuff.
Enter – the small appliance cabinet.
It’s been just over a year since we expanded our living space from 320 square feet to 1500 square feet. (In case you are new around here, we converted the loft of an old barn into a small apartment to live in while we were building our house.)
After living in such a small space for about 18 months, the move was a very welcome change. But there are a few things I miss about living small. Here are some of them.
Every home needs a little space to breathe. Because when you have less stuff taking up space, your home feels cleaner and you have less stuff to be responsible for. That’s a huge win.
Here are some simple tips to bring less stuff into your home.
Getting rid of stuff is sort of addicting. Once you get going, it’s hard to stop. If you stop moving for too long, you could end up in a bin going to charity. I just keep discovering boxes and drawers and cabinets that are begging to be purged.
“Take me to Goodwill,” they whisper. “Don’t let me live out my life in the dark of this box.”