Earlier this week I showed you How to Find a Seed Exchange in your area. Seed exchanges are a fun, easy, and free way to diversify your seed collection and ensure the older seeds you have get planted. But what if you cannot find a […]
Organization has always been a struggle for me. If I can just toss something in a container haphazardly and put it away, then that’s what I do. And that is exactly what I’ve been doing with my seeds for the past few years. All of […]
I have a major organization issue in my home. I get gifts and freebies from people, the items come in, I have no place for them and they never leave. Meanwhile, I boxes and bags of things that I have to sort through, many of which have sentimental value. So many of these things I ultimately give away to thrift stores, through Freecycle, or regifting. But I keep some.
My mother gave me a few beautiful jewelry dishes and vintage trays that she’s had forever. I couldn’t bear to give them up but I also had no flat surfaces to display them on. When a family of 5 lives in a 970 square foot home there isn’t a lot of room to spare. We put a lot of things on the walls or utilize the floor to ceiling book shelves that have made life much more organized.
3 out of 4 of the trays were magnetic. That gave me an idea! I decided to organize my desk (with minimal space) by adding 3 super-cute magnetic surfaces to the doors. All it took was Command Picture-Hanging Strips to hang up my new magnet boards.
My magnetic stapler, to do list (with fab chicken magnet), and stamps have a new home!
Now I want to add magnet boards to a couple of new places that could use some paper organization. Good thing my local Blue Ridge Hospice Thrift Store is full of them!
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