the ultimate decluttering secret

... the ease of shopping online is causing an epidemic of cluttered, disorganized homes, leading to unhappy families.

out with the old…

When we arrived home from spending Christmas with our family, an Everest of new toys came with us. Where were we going to put it all? I had already prepped my boys for the impending purge by saying, "For every new toy you get, we need to get rid of an old toy that's the …

got toys? storage that’s easy on the eyes

As someone who knows what it feels like to step on an errant Lego barefoot, I'm passionate about attractive and functional storage solutions for toys. DailyCandy has handily served up 17 options that are fun, stylish, and don't require you to work primary-colored plastic into your decor. via 71 Places to Put Things Away - …

not everyone reads e-books

Books are not made for furniture, but there is nothing else that so beautifully furnishes a house.  -- Henry Ward Beecher I am one of the few people who still read actual books. I have a hard time letting go of them, too, so I understand the need for walls lined with bookshelves. Whether or …

what is ROI Design?

What better day for the inaugural post on my design blog than the birthday of Mies Van Der Rohe. His maxim, "Less is more," is a principle that can be applied to nearly every project, even beyond the realm of design. My design philosophy is that interiors should be functional as well as beautiful. I believe that …