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15 of the Best Creative Key Holders Around

15 of the Best Creative Key Holders Around

The best decorations are sometimes the most useful. Key hooks, for example, are quite handy practically-speaking, but they’re also a great opportunity for art. Here are some key holder that are a little bit quirkier than your usually key holders. Maybe there will be one that catches your eyes. The Best Creative Key Holders 1. […]

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16 Alternative Christmas Tree Ideas

16 Alternative Christmas Tree Ideas

If you’re disappointed in your quirky version of a Christmas tree this year, don’t be. What is “classic” anyway? Finding a “classic” Christmas tree is sometimes impossible. It seems as though the cheap ones sell out immediately and the only ones left cost a small fortune. So, if a traditional Christmas tree isn’t happening this […]

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9 Unique Soap Flavors

9 Unique Soap Flavors

Soap? Exciting? Definitely. I’m not going to lie, I’m a sucker for a fancy soap. I have a pretty good collection of fancy soaps now, so I don’t think I’ll ever have to go back to buying bars of Irish Spring or Dove. I also love to use fancy soaps as part of my gift […]

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how to grow upside down plants

DIY Inspiration for Growing Upside-Down Plants

Plant pots have evolved—they now hang upside down. Besides looking awesome, these upside-down plants save space and water, allowing even tight urban apartments to have a bit of greenery. Not only are they practical, but they’re also pretty dang cool. Your friends will be so amazed by your upside down plants and you kids will also […]

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15 Beautiful Blue Doorways

Are blue doors ever ugly? I don’t think so. I absolutely love the color blue, and one step inside my house would make this very apparent. I have mostly blue walls, and in the rooms where I don’t have blue walls, I have blue accepts. Blue is just such a calming and comforting color, that […]

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Tea-Cycling #2: Air Detoxification

Back in summer 2000, the magazine New Scientist published an article about how tea bags can cure ‘sick building syndrome,’ i.e. the sore throat and nausea that fresh paint and glue can cause. Tea and tea bags absorb the chemical formaldehyde, the basis of this sickness. In other words, tea bags clean the air—kind of like plants without the dirt […]

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non conformist christmas tree idea with yarn balls

13 Nonconformist Christmas Wreaths

Factory-made plastic wreaths are not always ugly, but I do sometimes feel that they do lack the personal touch that Christmas implies. Besides, the plastic plant industry is productive enough already with hospital gift shops and low-budget play props. Instead of increasing the fake plant population, here is a collection of thirteen non-aisled wreaths for the creative mind. 13 […]

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Simple “Get Organized” Resolutions You Can Stick To

Simple “Get Organized” Resolutions You Can Stick To

Resolutions: we’ve all made them and broken them. One of the most popular New Year Resolutions is “Get Organized.” It’s also one of the most abandoned resolutions as people find it to be an overwhelming task, don’t know where to start, end up getting busy, and just generally falling back into old habits. Last year, […]

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31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips

31 Days of Home Office Organizing Tips

Got Resolutions? Have you ever made a resolution (New Year’s or otherwise)?  You might say to yourself, “This time I am really going to organize my home. No, really.” However, as time and good intentions march on, you’re not sure where to start and become paralyzed by so many project choices and paper piles. How about starting with smaller […]

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The Three Stages of Getting Organized

The Three Stages of Getting Organized

Years ago, I was burning the candle at both ends. You know what I’m talking about: working 8-5 at a job that wasn’t all that fulfilling (although I liked the people there, and still do) as well as volunteering for a start-up project (with my husband) and spending most of our free time there. I […]

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Starting the Journey to Organized Home Office Bliss

Starting the Journey to Organized Home Office Bliss

Do any of the following apply to you? You work from home You want to get more done, in less time Your office paper isn’t exactly flying in formation Your home office setup is driving you crazy You waste time looking for what you need, rather than getting things done If you want to increase […]

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4 Tips for Moving Your Home Office

4 Tips for Moving Your Home Office

For those of you who work at a home office, moving your home also means that you move your office. While most people have a few files and a computer to pack up, those who work from home have to take special care of their files, computers, and furniture. Here are a few tips to […]

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3 Reasons NOT to Get Organized

3 Reasons NOT to Get Organized

Okay. So you’ve got a business and a busy life, too. Why on earth would you want to get organized? I’m here to say: don’t. Reason 1: It’s Expensive. You might be tempted to get organized by taking a trip to your local Big Office Box. All those cool plastic thingey look like they might […]

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Simplify Your Wardrobe

Simplify Your Wardrobe

A girl’s best friend are diamonds, shoes, and shopping, right? These things make us feel good, right? Unfortunately, oftentimes, we don’t shop for what we need, we shop for what feels good in the moment. I know that myself and many of my friends have (or had) closets filled with clothes we don’t wear anymore […]

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