Vertical Shoe Storage Container used for Art Storage

I love to see storage pieces used in ways they may not be marketed for.  In this case, a vertical shoe organizer available at Ikea.  This plastic organizer is designed to be attached to a wall and store shoes.  A client of mine decided to purchase it to use for another purpose; art storage.  The […]

Greeting Cards Organized in Hanging File Folders

Greeting Cards Organized in Hanging File Folders

A client of mine loves to give gifts and send greeting cards to friends and family.  She had been keeping her cards in several baskets but they were not in any order.  After sorting the cards into similar categories: birthday, holiday, sympathy and so on, and purging some cards that she no longer cared for […]

Real World Organization: Wall of Games

My husband and I have some friends who like games just as much as we do.  I’m talking about board games.  While this is a great hobby, it does create the need for a way to store a large volume of boxes and game containers. My friends created this awesome shelving system to store and […]

How to Dispose of Unused Prescription Drugs

I received a leaflet from my veterinary clinic with instructions on how to best dispose of unused prescription medications.  While the source of where I received the leaflet was slightly odd, the information is relevent for human and animal medications. I always remember hearing “throw unused medications down the toilet.”  This is no longer reccommended […]

Product Review: Extra Storage Closet

I have used a few different versions of self-contained storage racks with a client recently.  We have been constructing them to store seasonal clothing stored in the attic.  The enclosed nature of the rack provides protection from dust and critters.  My client has a few different brands of the product, but by and large they […]