One of our first to-do projects in our new house was to create a happy laundry room. Yes, a laundry room which inspires one to want to “happily” do laundry. My new laundry room is 5×9.5 feet, has a great washer/dryer configuration, lots of storage for household cleaning items, a place to hang freshly laundered clothes, a big table area to fold clothes, and some music! See before & after photos + the details of how we tackled this DIY laundry room makeover.
Storage And Organization
Here, homeowners are sharing clever storage & organization ideas. See the best ways to use the space you already have, and how to create even more storage space inside your house. From DIY built-in bookshelves and window-seat storage to simple closet organization tips and ideas for creating unique storage spaces in the garage, pantry, kitchen, laundry room, mudroom... and more!
Safe rooms can be used for more than just storm shelters. Some ideas, plus safe room construction details and costs, if you’re in the market for a safe room
Are you in need of a dedicated home office space but don’t have the room for it? If you have a medium-sized closet, you can complete a closet office conversion to gain a neatly organized space.
Building built-in DIY bookshelves at home is made easier than ever with stock materials that you can purchase at your local home improvement center. If you’re a little more adventurous and have the carpentry skills to back it up, you could build them from scratch. This easy to follow video shows you step-by-step how to DIY.
How many times have you seen a window seat with a soft cushion and some pillows and thought it would be cool to have one of those in your own house. Now imagine having custom storage and built-in bookshelves surrounding that very same window!
Do you need more storage space in your home? How about taking advantage of a slightly unusual location to create storage under stairs.
Custom closets are one of the smartest improvements a homeowner can do for themselves and their home. There are many questions that you need to think about before you go through with installing custom closets in your home and I’ve got some answers for you.
Here are a few simple Christmas storage solutions to give you more time to enjoy family and friends. Get organized and stay that way.
If you have a mudroom in your house then you know how useful they are. They give you a place to hang your coat and hat and take off your shoes at the end of your day. You’ll also know exactly where to look for those same items when you begin your day.
Laundry rooms are essential to good house plan design. Everyone has laundry to do so making everything as convenient as possible to getting it all done in an efficient manner makes life just a little nicer.
Closet organizing systems constructed of wood are a positive option to wire shelving. No…I do not like wire shelving. Yes…I’m a fan of closet organizers made of wood. Buy it or build it. Either way I’ve got it covered.
Get rid of the clutter! Lots of kitchen organization and storage solutions to organize your kitchen for maximum efficiency.
This handy little automatic door switch lighting feature in a kitchen pantry is a welcome idea that has been a long time coming. The simplest ideas are sometimes the best.
Walk-in hidden kitchen pantries are a nice feature to incorporate into a kitchen design. Here are a few photos to give you some ideas.
Custom built-in bookshelves are always a welcome sight in a home. They’re functional and take up little or no additional square footage. Here are some photos of built-in bookcases to fill you with ideas… and a video showing how to build them if you’re interested.
Need some storage space. Look no further than your garage for ways to keep your stuff organized or maybe you just need to get the garage organized to get your cars back into them.
The kitchen in this home consists of all stainless steel JennAir appliances. The overall design is great as it includes a walk-in pantry, an island and a kitchen desk. It is also open to a keeping room with a fireplace and it looks onto the backyard. If you aren’t much of a cook, this kitchen may entice you to spend a little more time honing your culinary skills.