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!
In the organizing world, January is Get Organized (GO) month. For organizers, every month is GO month, but not everyone feels that way. For many, GO month may evoke an overwhelmed sigh or the desire to crawl back under the covers. In the spirit of the new year, let’s tackle your resolution to get organized! Here are ten simple ways to start that process:
Another year has gone by, we have had some of the most challenging projects yet and also some of the most satisfying to complete. We want to share some of our favorite 2017 projects with you. The last 12 months have been filled with noteworthy projects, but a few are particularly memorable. Read on to learn more about our favorite memories and some ways in which we helped our clients reach their most organized year yet.
During the holiday season, businesses, charitable organizations, and individuals tend to raise awareness of their particular causes. This is a wonderful time of year to give to charities, but contributing what you can is just as important during the other eleven months. Even on a tight budget, there are some great ways to give back to your local community throughout the year.
Apartment living has lots of perks. You aren’t committed to a 30 year mortgage. If you don’t like where you are, wait out the lease, or break it if you need to. Leaky faucet? Call the landlord. Pipes burst? It’s not coming out of your pocket! But there are definite drawbacks. Old and outdated kitchens and bathrooms are common. Most landlords don’ t want you to paint, and most don’t even want to refresh those beige or white walls between tenants. Gross. Holes in the wall are usually a no-no. So how do you add your personal style and guarantee that security deposit back? You’re in luck! Damage-free decorating is my middle name. Read on for some great resources.