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Free Spring Simplifying Printable!!

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Hi there, I'm Ann Marie from white house black shutters! I've been blogging for 4.5 years (and following Jen for about that long!), have four kids five and under, and live in an old cute house. My goal is to share my journey and help you simplify your life, create a meaningful home, and make the everyday more enjoyable. With a healthy dose of keeping it real so that you know you're not … [Read more...]

DIY Rolling Storage Crates Organization!

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Hello! I’m so excited to be here at Tatertots and Jello! Jen is one of my favorite blog friends, and I absolutely adore her! My name is Traci, and I blog at Beneath My Heart and Organize & Inspire. I have been blogging at Beneath My Heart for 5 years, but decided to start an organizing feature blog this past year called Organize and Inspire. I am the mother of four boys, and it is my … [Read more...]

Super Easy Industrial Shelving DIY [#LowesCreator]

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This post sponsored by Lowe's. I was in Crate and Barrel last month and really liked this industrial shelving -- but it was $1499! But I didn't have time to learn to weld, and  I knew I wanted to put my own spin on the project for the #1905Cottage pantry: You'll love this easy to assemble industrial shelving project. There are slightly less expensive options, to be sure, but I … [Read more...]

14 Ways to Get Organized with DIY Industrial Shelving!

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When we bought the #1905Cottage, the only way to access the laundry room was from the front porch. Sometime in the 1950's or 1960's the then-owners had taken part of the porch and turned it into a laundry room. So it had no heat and the floor was the concrete cement porch. When we remodeled the house, we cut a hole in the west wall of the kitchen and opened up an entrance to the laundry room. We … [Read more...]

Get Organized in 2014: Make a Popsicle Stick & Mason Jar Chore Chart!

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Make a Mason Jar and Popsicle Stick Chore Chart. This is an easy project for 2014!! Supplies Needed: … [Read more...]

Back to School Project — Create an Organized Homework Station with Washi Tape! #ScotchBTS

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I'm embarrassed to admit this, but there have been quite a few times when I have accidentally thrown away important school papers. It just seems like the little desk area in our kitchen is a dumping ground for my kids. It's an area that always seems to be cluttered and messy. So this year, in an effort to organize my home and help myself stay a little bit sane, I decided I need a place to … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 End-of-Summer Organization Projects!

20 End-of-Summer Organization Ideas

I've been cleaning out my home, getting ready for Fall and school to start. So I was excited to see so many great organization ideas linked up this week! Here are 20 ways you can get your home organized to get ready for Fall! Crate to Toy Storage @ Now at Home Mom Kitchen Label Printables @ Thrifty and Chic Stylized Storage Containers @ With a Blast His & Her Closet Organizer @ … [Read more...]

Make a Post-It Note Chore Chart (With Free Printables!)

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When the Post-it Brand contacted me to make a DIY project using their products, I immediately thought of a chore chart. It's a project that I've been meaning to make and something that we really need around here. With kids ranging from elementary school through high school, I needed something that could accommodate all ages of kids and work for our family. And I love the new array of Post-it … [Read more...]

Great Ideas — 20 Projects to Organize Your Home!

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Summer is a great time to tackle those organizing projects! Get the kids involved. Here are 20 great ways to get your home organized!! Pantry Organization and Kitchen Makeover @ My Third True Love Industrial Locker Redo @ A Woman's Haven Garage Organization @ Cleverly Inspired … [Read more...]

Riley Blake Fabric Fest & Fabric Giveaway ($100 value)!!

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For the past couple of years I have had such a fun time being part of Riley Blake's Design Team. I have only been sewing for a couple of years so being on this team with so many AMAZING sewers has been a Dream-Come-True. And I am so excited to share that Riley Blake is throwing a super exciting event -- the Riley Blake Fabric Fest this September. It's going to be such an amazing time for … [Read more...]