Organize Your Home Office in 8 Steps

Creating an organized home office doesn’t have to be difficult. Maintaining an organized home office doesn’t have to take up a ton of time, either. It can be done in 8 simple steps, and I’m sharing those steps with you! You are going to be so excited, because an organized home office will save you time, frustration, and help you to be more productive.Teaser CollageLet’s organize! [Read more…]

Summer Blog Break

Creativity

Hello, friends! Long time no “see.” 🙂

I wanted to pop in quickly to let you know that I haven’t abandoned my lovely home in the blogosphere. I’ve just been spending a little extra time with family now that it’s summer break. [Read more…]

Get More Done with a Mobile Office

What if I said I'd found a way to turn sitting in the car, waiting for the kiddos time into to-do list butt-kicking, getting-all-the-things done-time? Time to Get More Done with a Mobile Office! | The House Down the LaneIf you’re like me, you spend about 75% of your week sitting in the car waiting for your kiddos to finish ballet, basketball, chess club, volleyball, hang out seshes (“play dates” in the teenage vernacular), and (insert your kids’ chosen activities here). All the while your continuously growing list of to-dos sits at home gathering dust. But, what if I said I’d found a way to turn that car time into to-do list butt-kicking, getting-all-the-things done-time? Time to Get More Done with a Mobile Office! [Read more…]

Home Office Organization

Happy Friday, friends!  I’m hanging out over at The Melrose Family today talking about home office organization and how to get it done in 8 simple steps!Organize Your Home Office in 8 Steps. Let's conquer that home office organization today! | The House Down the Lane for The Melrose Family [Read more…]

Farmhouse Style Toolbox Centerpiece

I picked up this toolbox at a flea market months ago and couldn't wait to use it in my home decor. But when I got it home, I was stumped... Until a few weeks ago, when I decided I had to give it a makeover with a farmhouse feel and use it as a toolbox centerpiece! Toolbox centerpieces are so popular right now, and I really wanted to add one to my home decor collection. Here's how I created it and had some fun with the fonts I used! | The House Down the Lane

I picked up this toolbox at a flea market months ago and couldn’t wait to use it in my home decor. But when I got it home, I was stumped… Until a few weeks ago, when I decided I had to give it a makeover with a farmhouse feel and use it as a toolbox centerpiece! Toolbox centerpieces are so popular right now, and I really wanted to add one to my home decor collection. [Read more…]

Hall Closet Makeover: Full Reveal and a Printable

Our Hall Closet Makeover is *finally* D-O-N-E. And I'm thrilled with the result! Today, I'm sharing all of the details of our Hall Closet Makeover: Reveal and Printable with you! |The House Down the LaneReveal day is here! Our Hall Closet Makeover is *finally* D-O-N-E! This makeover ended up being a lot more work than I initially planned, and I started it at the worst possible time: with only two and a half months left of school and two months before our oldest daughter’s college graduation (I know, it sounds like plenty of time…). Needless to say, I got interrupted a few times, and then struggled to get back to the hall closet makeover.

But that’s all over now, because this hall closet makeover project is complete! And I’m thrilled with the result! [Read more…]

5 Tips for an Extra Special Mother’s Day Brunch

5 Tips for an Extra Special Mother's Day Brunch! | The House Down the LaneMother’s Day Brunch doesn’t have to be fancy, expensive, or over the top to make mom feel extra special! All it takes is a few thoughtful details, a little extra care, and a lot of mom-spoiling to rock your Mother’s Day brunch!

Here are my top 5 tips for an extra special Mother’s Day Brunch. [Read more…]

How to Make DIY Tab Dividers

How to Make DIY Tab Dividers | The House Down the Lane

If you saw my Movie Storage for Small Spaces project the other day, you know that I’m just about finished with my Hall Closet Makeover. Yay! We’ve painted and organized, added shelves for more storage space, created 2 Simple DIYs for Pet Food Storage and Movie Storage for Small Spaces. But there’s one last tutorial I wanted to share with you before the big reveal: How to Make DIY Tab Dividers!

I mentioned that we moved all of our DVDs out of their cases and into Heavy Weight Paper Sleeves, and I wanted to make a few DIY Tab Dividers to help keep them even more organized. [Read more…]

Movie Storage for Small Spaces

This DIY Movie Storage for Small Spaces project is a little time intensive but makes up for it in space gained! | The House Down the Lane

One thing I knew I wanted to do as part of our Hall Closet Makeover was come up with some kind of DIY movie storage. After painting and organizing, adding shelves for extra storage, and creating 2 Simple DIYs for Pet Food Storage, our closet was looking beautiful…except for those annoying DVDs! Movies were completely taking over our home. Everywhere I looked there were piles. I needed some DIY movie storage, and I needed it fast! [Read more…]

Personalized DIY Family Initial Art

This project, Personalized DIY Family Initial Art, is a quick and easy project that's SO versatile! Get the full tutorial on the blog! | The House Down the Lane

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