Last week, we gave you a few ideas for late-winter maintenance including everyone’s favorite task: garage cleaning! But no matter how much you dread (or look forward to) garage cleaning and re-organization, leave it to Chicago-based blogger Nicole of Making It Lovely to transform a functional, utilitarian space into a […]
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If you need extra room, but can’t commit to a major remodel, consider parking a trailer in your yard. Oakland residents Zach Moser and Erica Gomes didn’t have adequate space in their 2-bedroom, 900-square-foot Oakland bungalow to accommodate Zach’s photography studio. So they drove lonely country roads and attended farm […]
Yesterday I contributed to a Home Hack to Apartment Therapy for hanging snowboards. It’s a simple process that requires only a couple stoppers (rubber or cork) and screws. The weight of the hanging board keeps it firmly placed against the wall. Shown here is my vintage 93′ Jeff Brushie (classic […]
The magnet boards used in kitchens to store knives are also great at storing…paintbrushes! Store the brushes pointed down so the bristles can dry thoroughly and enjoy your easy access paintbrush rack. This cool tip is courtesy of Apartment Therapy
We love our stuff. That might be one of the reasons we moved from NYC, there just wasn’t enough room for our stuff. Fortunately in New York we had a loft area and became adept at re-arranging our closets and kitchens to suit the seasons otherwise we would have been […]
As we mentioned in a recent newsletter, Timothy will be contributing regularly to ShelterPop and today he shares the proper way to store medium-heavy gauge extension cables. Storing cables the proper way prevents twisting and makes for easy use the next time you need them.
When space is tight and you don’t have the luxury to acquire great furniture but you also need storage options then consider built-ins. These open cabinets get a bad rap sometimes as they show everything and you can’t hid “stuff” but this should be motivation to cleanse your belongings and […]
Window seats are a great addition to any room that provide not just extra seating, but more storage and decorative space. If a window seat is something you’ve always wanted but never thought you had the room for, don’t give up until you’ve read this article from DoItYourself.com.
This storage solution is perfect for unfinished rooms or areas of your home. The Flip Clip attaches directly to exposed studs and offers easy storage for tools, bikes, cables, cords, and anything else that you need to get off the floor and out of the way but within easy reach.
Sticking with the storage theme this week, why not build your own shed. Once again we’ve found some great content from Popular Mechanics which includes a comprehensive plan for building your own wood shed. If you aren’t sure what materials to use for construction use this guide from DoItYourself.com.
Popular Mechanics offers 7 Tips for Utilizing Wasted Space. You may think you have a storage problem but this article may offer some relief. We especially like the how-to article for building storage in a knee-wall.
When painting a room, replacing flooring, or cleaning out a garage, there isn’t always extra space in your home to store the furniture, appliances, or tools that usually occupy that space. Plus, bringing garage storage bins inside can be messy and storing furniture appliances outside is asking for trouble. PODS […]