Organization

Renae Crill

As most homeowners know, the most expensive room for a renovation tends to be the kitchen. While what’s trendy and what’s realistic for your budget may sometimes conflict, there are options for you to make a big impact without big spending. With a little time and effort, you can transform the heart of your home with a kitchen island makeover.

Great islands improve aesthetics, functionality and organization in one of the most popular rooms in your home. Whether you’re working in an upgraded kitchen lacking an island or you’re looking to give an entire outdated room a facelift, this kitchen island makeover is for you! This project may be one of the most impactful changes you can make for your friends and family. After all, what’s a get-together without ending up in the kitchen?

Using boards, baseboard moulding, butcher block, plywood, and paint, you can build an entire island from scratch or transform an outdated one into something modern and useful. After construction is finished, add drawers and new hardware to complete the look! Read more about this DIY tutorial to transform your kitchen:

Kitchen Island

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Renae Crill

Closet organization can seem daunting in a small, enclosed space. If your closet feels crowded and overflowing with clothes and accessories, one helpful solution is to arrange your shoes onto an interior wall. By taking your shoes off of the floor, you not only de-clutter your space, but also gain increased visibility and accessibility of your footwear options.

Check out this DIY tutorial on how to create a custom shoe rack using crown moulding:

Shoe Racks From Moulding

Renae Crill

Say goodbye to lazy summer days and hello to hectic schedules… school is right around the corner! Coordinating all of the chaos can seem overwhelming at first, but we’ve got a DIY project to help make the transition easier.

To help organize the entire family, take an old window and transform it into something useful. By painting the panes with chalkboard paint, applying vinyl lettering and adhering it to a central location in your home, you’ve now got a weekly calendar to keep track of activities, dinner menus and notes. Adding hooks at the bottom of the window can also make the piece multifunctional – holding backpacks, lunchboxes and school outfits for the next day.

Make this DIY project your last before summer’s end!

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