Posts tagged storage
Posts tagged storage
“Home staging is the act of preparing a home (and the contents of the home) for sale, with a special emphasis on presentation and appearance.” - Brandon Cornett
Listing Realtors are constantly telling hopeful home sellers to prepare their home for sale. The Seller wants to understand and many try, but they generally don’t “get it”. They clean their home and mow the grass, but they continue to display the picture of their Uncle Pete on the living room wall. They don’t “get” home staging.
Brandon Cornett of the Home Buying Institute “gets” home staging. He has prepared the most thorough description of Home Staging for the Home Seller. Read this and you will too.
DigsDigs has posted a stellar photo collection highlighting Industrial-style kitchens. These kitchens feature “brick walls, pipes, wood beams, wall-mounted rails, things made of metal, and retro-looking appliances in combination with modern cabinets and things.” There are enough kitchen ideas in here to keep your imagination in high gear for quite a while.
Here is the first of 33 kitchen storage ideas that may get your creative juices flowing. This is not our first posting on clever kitchen storage, nor is it our first on rollout drawers, but it is one of the best. This comes from Shelterness, a great home idea generator.
Though our homes may not have mudrooms, they do have “beach” rooms. Whether it is a garage or an entryway into our homes, Real Simple gives us this article offering many ideas to bring our beach chaos into order.
Follow this mind map and you will have a king size appreciation for the thought behind simplifying your life. Simple Organized Living has published this list on how to reduce clutter. It also has a bunch of links to other great posts. If you ever thought that you may be serious about a clutter-free life, here’s your lifeline.
Needing extra storage space seems to be inevitable and sometimes you don’t have to look further than your nose, or in this example, your staircase. And how appropriate, a place to put on your shoes near the front door, a place to hang a coat when you first enter. Brilliant. Check out houzz for even more clever ideas on functional space utilization.
When it comes to home ideas that are heavy on design, houzz is hard to beat. Check out this article on kitchen roll-out drawers. Brilliant. These drawers make use of space that would otherwise be inaccessible. The referenced article has ideas for both full and counter height drawers.
This applies to those houses that have too many closets (yeah, right). But if you run into such a situation, make an office out of it. BHG suggests this and a lot more home office storage and organization tips.
The people at Treehugger are always striving for that “small footprint”. Well, this time “less is more” as a guest poster documents how he packed the most into the least.