How to purge your clothing – wk 2

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Welcome back to the 2020 Cleaning Challenge! This week we will tackle how to purge your clothing! Recap and outcome of Week 1: Clean all your surfaces Last week’s challenge HERE was to clean all your surfaces. After Christmas my home was still in chaos with most things not having been put away. So there […]

Blue closet doors with hooks in the boy’s bedroom

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Well! Two boy’s bedroom posts in one week is a huge deal in these parts! Remember the buffalo check flag pillow post where I mentioned blue closet doors? This is where we started. The closet doors next to the bed were sadly yellowed with time. I don’t think I have ever repainted them since moving […]

A quick closet clean up. Or two.

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If you’ve been watching my Instagram stories, you’ll know we got a massive dump of snow over the weekend. This is kinda big news for the west coast of BC. We are accustomed to super mild winters, where you can mow your lawn pretty much 12 months out of the year. But not so lately. […]

Easy closet kit revamp in teen’s bedroom

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This little closet project has been on the back burner for years. YEARS. In this day and age, the one bar / one shelf closet system ought to be banned. But, this is what we got when we purchased the house 10 years ago, and it was time to finally gut this thing, to get the most […]

Delightful vintage toy finds during a stairway closet clean up

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Hello, hello, friends! Ohhh I have missed you. This. Us! I feel like I’ve been away for so long! I’ve actually been ‘attempting to write’ for the past few days, but it just. wasn’t. working. Can I admit something? I’m struggling to find my way back after the Christmas break. This has of course nothing to do with […]

7 – a MUCH cleaner closet and a conversation with myself

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Well friends, the purging and cleaning is still going strong… big time. It’s actually kinda taken over in a good way. Most evenings after dinner are spent gutting and bagging. I’m working up such a sweat over it, it actually feels like a real workout. There are always bags or boxes of stuff being piled up somewhere. […]

2 – A MUCH cleaner linen closet and cleaning tips

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Welcome to From Crap to Clean before Christmas, a challenge I’m throwing at you to clean up your mess before the tree goes up! All instalments to date are HERE. See my pretty escape during the first round HERE. Let us begin this one… with a cleaner linen closet and cleaning tips. Then it’s your […]

Bedroom Redo Part 3- a pallet wood closet wall

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This pallet wood project in the form of a wall has saved my bedroom! 🙂 See, I’m not crazy about hanging up clothes. Truly, I’ve had this “issue” since … forever. So when a blank wall kept staring at me while my clothes were slung all over my bed, I came up with a plan. […]

How to build an easy clothes closet from a $50 kit!

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At long last, my closet dilemmas are OVER! With just a cheap closet kit and a couple of hours time, I have a beautiful, new closet with lots of rods, and plenty of folding cubbies! This was my bedroom closet for about 3 years. After painting it, I never replaced the closet innards because I […]