Storage Solutions | Maximize Space Under the Stairs

With all the talk of spring there is one downside – the cleaning. If the stuff you’ve amassed all year is starting to make you feel a bit cluttered, try storing it. Granted you don’t want to forget about it, nor do you want to take up valuable closet space (hello, spring wardrobe!). So this post we’re taking a page from our favorite boy wizard and headed under the stairs!

Whether you want to show off, organize, hide, or get to work – we found some great inspiration that’s as easy as 1, 2, 3!

Show off your unique collection

Show off your unique collection (via)

Simple shelves and baskets for storage

Simple shelves and baskets for storage (via)

A special place for the pups

A special place for the pups (via)

Pull out drawers conceal, while tiered shelves organize

Pull out drawers conceal, while tiered shelves organize (via)

When you need a place all your own to get work done

When you need a place all your own to get work done (via)

Highlight beautiful artwork and catch your favorite shows

Highlight beautiful artwork and catch your favorite shows (via)

Storage with style, these mirrored doors make your space look larger and clutter-free

Storage with style: mirrored doors make space look larger (via)

A great workspace for everyone in the family

A great workspace for everyone in the family

Check out some more examples in our previous posts here, here, here, and here!

Good luck!

Egg-ceptional Designs

Decorating Easter eggs is something even a child can do, but it doesn’t mean you have to sacrifice your amazing sense of style to have fun with the kids. Check out these contemporary takes on a timeless springtime tradition.

Take your dyed eggs up a notch with gold (via)

Glam up your dyed eggs with gold (via)

Get graphic (in a good way!) with your eggs (via)

Get graphic (in a good way!) with your eggs (via)

Break out your paint brush and add abstract patterns (via)

Fabergé has nothing on this hand painted Ukrainian design (via)

Ostrich eggs + Modge Podge = a unique decoupage decoration (via)

Repurpose leftover party napkins (via)

No eggs in the house? No worries!

Strips of paper add a new dimension to holiday art (via)

This washi tape egg can be made 2-D or 3-D! (via)

 

Hello Monday

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“This is my design laboratory And things are always changing. ” Ellie Sommerville McNeven – Love her Harlem digs in the latest issue of Rue.

My focus for the next few days will be on a new project for DIY Network. What are you most looking forward to accomplishing this week?

xo

Manvi

Happy Friday

Its nearly happy hour here on the East coast and I am just about ready for my glass of brut.  9e646243c7f1d31c5418cf8777ea30f5

 

Here’s a simple tip to enhance a glass of bubby: add a sprig of lavender to champagne for a refreshing and relaxing flavor.

Happy Weekend

xo