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Handy, Hygienic Ways to Store Your Recycling

Residential recycling is an important concept in the campaign to clean up our earth. Mandatory in a large number of urban locales, it allows each household to play an active part in reducing landfills…

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7 ‘Life Hacks’ for Saving Time & Money

Straight from the mouths of some of the most time and money-crunched people on earth: family caregivers, here are seven “life hacks”—or every day shortcuts—to help you stay productive (and, more impor…

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8 Habits of Organized People

By DivineCaroline Being truly organized extends far beyond keeping a tidy workspace or home. It’s about keeping your life in order, from your schedule to your chores to your thoughts and beyond. …

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Storage: Simple S Hooks

We're always looking for ways to get more use out of the things we already own. S hooks are a low-tech, versatile storage solution that can be used with shelving, ceiling hooks, storage rails—even a s…

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DIY: Reclaimed Pallet Shelving

When winemakers Ted Osborne and Kim Wedlake opened a Napa tasting room for Olabisi Wines, the couple went for a simple recycled-rustic look. We especially admire their ingenious shelving made from rec…

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Bathroom Storage: Open Shelving

We like the practical open shelving in these baths; an appealing—and easy access—approach to bathroom storage. Above two photos via Taverne Agency. Above: A bath from Living Etc., featur…

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Home Organization: Wall-Mounted Clipboards

We love this low-cost idea for organizing at home: using clipboards and binder clips to hang paper, art, accessories, and decorations. Here's a roundup of some great examples. Above: At Malcolm Dav…

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DIY: Rigging Hooks as Towel Hooks

Spotted in the portfolio of Minnesota-based Alchemy Architects: a great idea for undershelf storage that gives a nautical vibe to a space. In this bathroom project, Alchemy used load-bearing hooks, kn…

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DIY: Reclaimed Pallet Plate Rack

A great use for reclaimed shipping pallets from German designer Katrin Arens, who uses "materials from derelict country houses, cellars, and carpentry studios" in her designs. Above: Katrin Arens' …

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