Monday 09 July, 2018

Use Your Plastic Bins to Create Easy Furniture

When you think of clear plastic storage boxes, you probably do not think of furniture. But maybe you should. After all, a lot of outdoor furniture for your lawn or patio is made of plastic anyway. Plastic is not the most sturdy material for furniture, but it is affordable and versatile, and it can stand […]


Monday 02 July, 2018

What Is The Best Way to Reheat Food in a Plastic Container?

A lot of people wonder, “Can you heat plastic containers in the microwave?” The answer to that question is “yes,” so long as you are purchasing microwave-safe plastic food containers. But when it comes to reheating food in plastic food containers with lids, you may not be sure of the best approach to take. The […]


Monday 25 June, 2018

Should You Use Mod Podge or Tape when Decorating Plastic Bins?

If you are looking up ideas for decorating plastic bins, you will find that a lot of ideas involve attaching contact paper, wallpaper or other beautiful paper to the inside of the containers so that the colors and patterns show through the clear plastic. Some tutorials advise that you use tape, while others advise that […]


Monday 18 June, 2018

Plastic Bin Decorating Idea: Weave Ribbons or Fabric

Plastic bins may be useful, but are they pretty? Usually not. They generally look quite bland, if not downright unattractive. That might be fine in your garage, but what about the plastic storage containers for clothes, food and more in your bedroom, kitchen, bathroom, living room, and other area of the house? You have gone […]


Monday 11 June, 2018

How Can You Put Holes in a Plastic Bin?

If you have purchased plastic containers for use around the home, there are a number of situations where you might end up wondering how to make a hole in hard plastic. If something will be living in the bin for example, it might need air holes. Or you could be looking to punch holes in […]


Monday 04 June, 2018

Ideas for Hiding Recycling and Trash Bins

Do you have a set of recycling and trash bins sitting out in your yard or next to your driveway? They may be convenient, but there is no denying that they are an eyesore. If you are looking for a creative way to help them blend in with the scenery, there are plenty of ideas […]


Monday 28 May, 2018

Easy Tips for Home Recycling

In search of at home recycling tips? Whether you are struggling to declutter on your own or you are having a hard time getting your family onboard with your home recycling plan, these tips for recycling at home should help you get on track. • First of all, reduce the influx of new items into […]


Monday 21 May, 2018

Tips for Dropping Off Items at Recycling Facilities

Whether you are decluttering your home or decluttering your storage unit, chances are good that at some point you are going to find yourself with some recyclables. In some cases, you may be able to have them picked up from the curb, but in other situations, it makes more sense to head to your local […]


Monday 14 May, 2018

Tips for Freeing Up Space in Storage Units

Looking for storage unit tips and tricks? Whether you are searching for a way to squeeze all of your excess possessions into your current unit or you are hoping to downsize to a smaller and less expensive unit, there is a lot you can probably do right now to free up space in your unit. […]


Monday 07 May, 2018

Spring Retail Display Ideas, Part 2

If you are getting ready for spring at your retail store, it is time to jazz up your window! Creating congestion in pedestrian traffic zones is the first step to pulling customers through your doors. In Spring Retail Display Ideas, Part 1, I shared a number of ideas for spring-themed window displays. These included incorporating […]


Monday 30 April, 2018

Spring Retail Display Ideas, Part 1

Getting ready for springtime at your retail outlet? If you are in charge of merchandising and it is your job to set up the window, you have a very important task. You need to create a display which is creative enough to grab attention and create congestion in front of the store. That is where […]


Monday 23 April, 2018

Get Ready for Spring Clearance Sales, Part 2

Do you work in retail? In springtime, everyone is looking for a fresh start. That includes both your store and your customers. You are looking for a way to clear out your old inventory. Your customers are doing spring cleaning at home and have recently freed up a lot of space. They are looking to […]


Monday 16 April, 2018

Get Ready for Spring Clearance Sales, Part 1

Are you in the retail industry? If so, you know that this is a time of year when people shop. When you think about spring, one of the first things you think about at home is probably spring cleaning. This is a great time of year to clean out the backstock in your store as […]


Monday 09 April, 2018

Recycling Plastic Storage Bins

Whether you are a veteran organizer or this is something you are just getting into, you may have a lot of plastic bins. Cheap clear plastic storage bins have a lot of uses, but there may come a point where you are worried about accumulating too many. What are you going to do with all […]


Monday 02 April, 2018

How to Organize Underwear

When it comes to trying to figure out organize socks and underwear, underwear is arguably the greater challenge. It is relatively easy to fold or roll up socks into compact shapes, but underwear and bras tend to misbehave in the sock drawer, making a mess of your closet. The moment you try to pull anything […]