When I bought my first house, I moved out of the city to a nearby suburb. I had a huge back yard, garage, nearby park, and 700 square feet to call my own. That’s right, 700 square feet. I am the only person I know who downsized from an apartment to a house. I love my little house, and have figured out some great ways to pack more storage into it. Read on for some tips to make your small space work overtime!
At The Little Details, we love using multi-purpose pieces of furniture. For example, a storage ottoman is great for holding blankets, books, toys, and countless other things. Close the lid, and it becomes a comfy foot stool or a place to corral your remotes. We often look for pieces that are used for things other than their intended purpose. Here are a few tried-and-true products we love!
We already gave you some awesome tips for packing your suitcase but how about the tiny people in your life? Traveling with kids is a feat in itself. We have some tips to get you organized, packed and on your way. What happens once you arrive is all up to you. Traveling with kids by land or air these tips will help get you there.
I am an avid DIY’er. I’m not always good at it but I try, and I love it when a project comes out the way I envision. When I start any project I make sure I have all the tools I need on hand so I’m not scrambling later on. There’s nothing worse than trying to hold a picture on a wall in the exact place you want it and then realize your pencil is in the other room. There are so many tools and products that you may need for any given project, but there are several that are my go-to’s for every project and I wanted to share them with you.
WE LOVE ELFA! Wait…I think we’ve mentioned that before. There really is no closet system that we love more. Whenever I see a closet, craft area or heck, any old space, I try to reimagine it designed with elfa and sigh with joy. My local pharmacists have no idea how efficient their workspace just got in my head. Since you can customize elfa to fit your space and individual needs, the limits are virtually endless. We’ve compiled some inspirational pics below to get your heart thudding too!
Happy New Year! Start it off fresh and clear out some of those older items that may have been upgraded during the holidays. From clothes and toys to books and electronics here are some great ideas to get you moving in the right direction.