- Review: Essential Travel Jacket by Scottevest
Ordinarily, garments with an extreme number of pockets tend to make the wearer look like either Walter Sobchak or a pro bass fisherman. This jacket is both fashionably simple and inconspicuous.
- Ask Unclutterer: Design ideas for odd space above kitchen cabinets
Reader Bonnie wants to know what to do with the foot-and-a-half space that exists above her kitchen cabinets and the ceiling in her home.
- Easily identify metric and SAE tools with red electrical tape
Colored electrical tape is a great way to keep things grouped.
- Creating a mail center in your home
One of the easiest ways to keep paper clutter from overwhelming your space is to set up a mail processing center immediately inside the door by your mailbox.
- Organizing a party pantry
I was recently given a copy of the book Simple Stunning Parties at Home by its author Karen Bussen. In the book, Karen suggests organizing a “party pantry” so that “when it’s time to throw a dinner party or a wine and cheese night on the spur of the moment, I look [to it] for design inspiration, and I pull together all the elements I need.” She lives in a small New York City apartment, so her party pantry isn’t large or cluttered. She recommends a “small closet, a cupboard in the kitchen, or an antique hutch — whatever works for you.”
- DIY everyday camera bag
How to create a camera bag that will also hold all your equipment.
- Rethinking the vase for a small space
I recently learned about the store-flat reusable Vazu vases and instantly thought about our apartment and small-space dwelling readers.