Simple Solutions To A First World Problem!

One of life’s First World Problems is the nuisance of multiple charging cables for smart phones, ipads, tablets and the countless other mobile devices that we couldn’t possibly live without these days.

Not only are they unsightly but if you’re anything like me, more often than not I forget which socket I’ve plugged them in to and then have to run around the house like a lunatic trying to locate my phone if I hear it ring.

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Utilising The Utility Room

pastel shabby chic utility room

In our home, the utility room seems to be the communal junk room! It’s that space behind closed doors where coats, shoes, laundry, dog food, leads, and all manner of stuff seem to find temporary residence.

It’s my mission to organise this room into a lovely usable space. It’s a small area so storage bins and a good organisation system is a must.

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My New Gift Wrap Station

Last year a friend of gave me a gift of a Santa Sack which I use to keep all my Christmas wrapping paper and tags. But when it came to all the other occasions throughout the year, I had a jumbled mess of wrapping paper, gift cards and tags. So I finally got around to making a dedicated Gift Wrapping Station. And when I say I ……. I mean I ….. Me ….. all by myself !!

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8 Creative Uses for Wine Crates

There is something very satisfying about re-using everyday items in a new way. And when it comes to re-purposed décor elements, wine crates are up there with the best of them. They are great for displaying items and for storage. Now I’m not suggesting you drink your way through copious amounts of alcohol just to collect some crates, but if that’s what you want to do, who am I to stop you 🙂 However you can probably pick them up for next to nothing at your nearest off licence.

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Bring Some Fun to Work

I’m a list maker! I make lists for lists. I follow my To Do List like the bible and I like nothing better than sitting down with a good old pen and paper making a list. I’m a sucker for pretty office stationery and am always on the look out for something stylish and creative for my desk. And I also like to bring a bit of humour to my workspace. So when I discovered a great website selling creative, witty and clever To Do Lists and Note Pads……

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