Renting? Here Are Temporary Updates You Can Make on Your Home

  When you’re renting your home, you aren’t always able to determine the design and style of the space. This can be pretty frustrating if there’s something about the home you just don’t love. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make the home feel more like your own, even as a renter.   (A quick tip: Make sure you check with your landlord before making any of these changes. You wouldn’t want to get in trouble or violate the terms of your lease!)   Use removable wallpaper.   The wallpaper of today is very different from Read More

6 Steps to a Capsule Wardrobe

  Ask anyone to tell you about the most cluttered areas of their home, and there’s a good chance their list will include at least one closet. Our closets can get so overloaded with clothes, shoes, and accessories that there is hardly room to close the doors.   Perhaps this is what appeals to so many people about a capsule wardrobe. Capsule wardrobes are basically a minimalist’s solution to dressing, paring down a closet to only the most essential pieces that can mix and match to create several perfect outfits. It’s an appealing solution, but how can it really be Read More

Common Self-Storage Pitfalls (and How to Avoid Them)

  Self storage can be incredibly useful. Whether you’re facing an unexpected crisis like a death in the family, or an exciting change like a big move, self storage can help you stay organized. You can keep things close by without them getting in the way, or hang on to precious belongings instead of donating or selling them.   Of course, self storage only fulfills its useful potential if its done correctly. There are a few self storage pitfalls that people fall into all too often. These pitfalls can make self storage much more inconvenient than it needs to be. Read More

Moving Must-Haves: The Materials You Need for a Successful Move

  Got a big move coming up? Moving can be a big hassle that takes a lot of time, energy, and careful planning. Take a little bit of the hassle away by making sure that you have all the right materials you’ll need for a quick and easy move.   Here’s our list of the best moving must-haves that you’ll need for your move to go as smoothly as possible.   Boxes.   Obviously, you’ll need moving boxes. But it’s not quite that simple. You need to know how many boxes you need, and in what sizes. Before you head Read More

25 Decluttering Projects That Take 15 Minutes or Less

  Think you don’t have enough time to declutter your home? Think again! Decluttering is important to do regularly, to keep your home feeling open and clean. And while it is true that you should do some deep decluttering when you can, there are plenty of small decluttering tasks you can take on that will still make a big difference in your home.   In fact, we’ve come up with a list of 25 decluttering projects you can do that will take you about fifteen minutes or less! So stop making excuses, and get to decluttering!   1. Clean out Read More

Create a Perfectly Organized Linen Closet with These Easy Steps

  Most homes have one of “those” closets. The one that you’re afraid to even open, because you know you’ve got a good chance of being met by an avalanche of unused linens, DVDs, old electronics, and spare toilet paper. In many homes, it’s the linen closet.   Linen closets can be extremely useful for storing those items that you don’t need regularly, but do need quick access to every once in a while. But how can you tackle the project of getting your linen closet under control? We’ve listed out some easy to follow steps that, if followed, can Read More