Most homes today aren’t designed with an exterior window, but older homes often had smaller closets. And with today’s emphasis on a well-rounded wardrobe, sometimes a new closet expansion includes a window in order to have adequate space for clothing, shoes and accessories.
You probably heard it as a child: There should be a place for everything, and everything should be in its place. That sounds good on the surface,but how do we make that happen?
One way to begin is to look at the hotspots in your home- those spaces that often attract clutter, or make you wince when you see them. Read More
Imagine slipping into your dressing room each morning. A chandelier lights the spacious interior. It’s easy to find the pieces for today’s ensemble: hanging rods allow you to see every blouse, shirt, pair of slacks or skirt. The pull-down closet rod makes it easy to reach every article of clothing. Read More
There was a time when many small or studio apartments had Murphy Beds… the type of bed that folds away and is stored in a wall unit. Many comedy sketches from early 1900s films featured these beds as a comic element. But the fact that we can talk about them today shows that they are still popular and useful. Read More
In the popular Downton Abbey television series, footmen and assistant cooks were often sent to the pantry to get a whole ham or some other ingredient for a meal. Alas, these days it is rare to find a footman, and most households don’t employ assistant cooks. Read More
Most homeowners use their garage as a multi-purpose storage area for basically any items that don’t belong inside the house. Over time (or maybe right after moving in) your garage can become littered with mountains of forgotten junk and stacks of boxes, making the space in your garage unworkable.