How To Bullet Journal

Ink Joy for bullet journaling

You've probably been hearing a lot about bullet journaling.  Well, it's simply a fancy way of saying "list making".  The idea is to keep one journal/notebook with all of the information pertinent to your life.  Think of a bullet journal as a diary meets a to do list.  It's a way of keeping short notes to yourself to keep track of everything that's going on in your life. ...

My Mobile Office

Desk Drawer Organization

As you know, I work from home.  I do have an office and it's where I work, most of the time.  However, sometimes I like to work from my living room (usually during the cooler winter months or when I'm desperately behind on TV), or a project necessitates I need a bigger working surface and I move to my kitchen table.  Pair these "travel" needs with the fact that my home made desk has NO drawers, ...

Three Things You Can Accomplish In Bed

Productivity

You've got a lot of things on your to do list.  However, you just want to stay in bed.  It is possible to accomplish things under the covers.  I've gathered a few things for you to tackle without having to take off those comfy pjs or put your feet on the cold floor.   Write It Down So often we have a million things racing through our mind.  If you start to write those things ...

Organizing Hacks for the Holidays

Cards on Book Ring

You're busy during the holidays.  The last thing you want to think about is organizing on top of all that cooking, shopping and running around you're doing.  Well, just like most things in life, what you put in determines what you get out.  A little time investment to organize, will go a long way on saving you time, money and frustration down the road.  Here are three simple tips and tricks to ...

Where To Start When You Have No Idea Where To Start

Getting started is one of the toughest parts of getting organized.  I want to give you a few tips and techniques that will help you with this process.  I suggest that you ruminate over this part of the process for a little while before you start ripping open the closet doors and tossing things onto the bed. Stop and think about WHY you want to get organized.  The answer isn't that you want ...

Fake It Makeover

Wayfair Metal Rotating Tray

  So I was looking for something to organize some of the craft supplies I use constantly.  I really didn't want to spend a ton of money on organizers to hold my stuff....it's not that exciting right?  I was searching online and I found this one from Wayfair.com. I did NOT want to pay this price.  So I decided to hunt a little bit.  And I was in luck, I found one at Harbor Freight ...

Coffee Can Makeover

Can and Spray Paint

Coffee cans...not so exciting on their own.  However, with a little effort and some supplies you can turn them into organizing super stars.  I'm going to show you a few ways to give them a makeover.  (They will look stunning enough that you will WANT them in your home!)  I'll also show you a few ways to use them.  Read on, I promise you'll be inspired. The first coffee can makeover is a ...

Organizing With Contact Paper

Clipboard and Contact Paper

When you think of contact paper do you think of your grandmother's cabinets?  I was shocked to find out that contact paper has become stylish AND easy to use.  I fell in love with some of the patterns I was seeing so I set out to show YOU just how you can use it in your life. Please note I received samples of contact paper from Chic Shelf Paper.  All the patterns you see here are available ...

Organizing With Egg Cartons

In an effort to show you that you can organize without spending a dime on supplies, I've been challenging myself to look at what I throw away.  Every time I empty a container, I ask myself what I could organize in/with it.  This week I decide to organize with egg cartons.  If you buy eggs these are things you don't have to spend any money on and you can do a lot with! I've used a few different ...

Designer Bulletin Board Tiles

Designer Cork Tile

I really like the functionality of bulletin boards.  I like having a designated spot to put notes, lists and photos. However, I don't like the look of the cork.  It may sound silly but it looks like a dorm room accessory to me and I just don't love looking at it. I really wanted to find something to do with a traditional bulletin board that would make it prettier.  This is what I came up ...