31 Days To A Less Messy Nest Day 8:: Make Mine Pretty

Everything that is sitting out in your house is contributing to the look of your house.  So if you leave 10 stacks of library books by the back door every day for years, like it or not, library books become part of your design.  Early on, I realized how an ugly bottle of bright orange […]

31 Days To a Less Messy Nest Day 7:: Laundry

I’m no laundry expert, I usually have a load or two patiently waiting for their turn in the washer but, laundry isn’t something I dread and it rarely builds up. I have three tips and I hope you have more. 1. Start a load right when you get up. Every morning I come down the […]

31 Days To A Less Messy Nest Day 6:: Make A Gallery Wall

an updated version of our gallery wall How does a gallery wall make my home less messy? I’m not sure that it does.  But, I have some beautiful things that I love that I’m not willing to part with but not enough wall space to show them off individually.  So my solution right now is […]

31 Days To A Less Messy Nest Day 5:: Empty Tables

I’ve found the secret to making some of my rooms feel less cluttered. I leave the tables that we use most often, EMPTY.  {I count the lazy susan as part of the table here} This is how this part of my house usually looks.  I too, cannot believe it~it looks clean! Ever since I wrote […]

31 Days To A Less Messy Nest Day 4:: Lunch Basket

Welcome to day 4 of the 31 Day Series, if you missed any of the previous posts, click here and scroll down. Seriously, this is the last day I’ll talk about baskets. It’s not glamorous but, every week we make 17 packed lunches.  Last year I got tired of grabbing the cheese, lunch meat, mayo, […]

31 Days To A Less Messy Nest Day 3:: Drawer Basket

I promise this entire series is NOT about baskets. But today is again. Whenever I see a rectangular or square shallow basket at a thrift store, I buy it.  Why?  Because I still have drawers that aren’t organized.  And, you can wash or rinse out baskets and let them dry in the sun so they […]