Hallway storage idea: DIY kids kit bags

A very old post of mine about our hallway storage solutions is still one of my most popular (go figure!). Of course our hallway doesn’t actually looks like that anymore (it was four years ago after all), but the coat hooks and old pew are still key elements in the space. One thing that was causing constant mess and irritation was all the hats, gloves, scarves that ended up strewn across the bench. Apparently a family of four can have rather a large collection of accessories, and when they’re all mixed up together it’s all but impossible to find what…

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My golden rules for toy storage

Storage has been a big issue in every home I’ve lived in. I have a lot of stuff, what can I say? But since having kids, the need for hardworking storage to keep on top of all that extra stuff that suddenly enters your home has gone through the roof. Ever since I started this blog, with its eye firmly on family-friendly living, I’ve been wanted to tackle storage, and in particular toy storage because I know how enormous a challenge it is to contain all that plastic clutter. My plan was to discuss solutions based on photographs of my…

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