Monday 21 August, 2017

Organize Under Your Kitchen Sink

One of the messiest spots in any house almost always seems to be the area under the kitchen sink. No matter what you do, there are so many reasons this is a tough spot to keep tidy. Why is it hard to organize under the kitchen sink? • It is such a small space. It […]


Monday 14 August, 2017

Smart Ways to Label Toy Bins for Kids

Are you trying to organize a child’s bedroom or playroom? One of the best types of storage organizers for toys is clear plastic totes. The clear bins are great, because children can see through them to the contents inside. Still, most small kids need a little extra guidance to know where to put things. Otherwise, […]


Monday 07 August, 2017

How to Spray Paint Plastic Bins

While you can buy plastic storage containers in a wide variety of colors, most of the time you will find your basic solid colors: red, blue, yellow, and so on. You are not as likely to find pink, or purple, or an unusual shade of green, blue, yellow, or orange. That means if you want […]


Monday 31 July, 2017

6 Backyard Shed Projects for Summer

It’s summertime, and that is the perfect time of the year to work on your backyard shed projects! Whether you are using your shed right now for storage or you have let it become run-down and neglected, there are many exciting ways you can transform your shed into a livable and workable space. Here are […]


Monday 24 July, 2017

Turn a Shed Into a Guest House

Ever wish you had a guest house in your backyard for those times when you have people over on an extended visit? If you have a garden shed, you may already have one! You just need to convert it so it fills its new purpose. So how do you turn a shed into a guest […]


Monday 17 July, 2017

Tips for Organizing a Craft Shed

Running out of room in your craft room? Don’t even have a craft room? If you have the space out back, you can convert a backyard shed into a craft room. A craft shed is similar to the idea of a “she shed,” except of course it isn’t exclusive to female crafters. Don’t have a […]


Monday 10 July, 2017

What is a “She Shed?”

By now, most homeowners are familiar with the concept of a “man cave,” which is a specialized space for men to retreat to where they can “just be guys.” But you may not be familiar yet with the analogous concept of a “she shed.” This is exactly what it sounds like—a backyard shed which has […]


Monday 03 July, 2017

Is It Safe to Grow Tomatoes in Plastic Bins?

Don’t have a lot of room for gardening? Thinking about trying out plastic container gardening for tomatoes? If so, you may wonder whether plastic containers for growing plants are really safe. Is using plastic tubs as planters good or bad for your health? Will you end up poisoning yourself because of the plastic leaching into […]