this is what happens to me when my site is down for two days: i get super organized. not only did i get a brand new fridge (well, used, but it’s new to me) that doesn’t need de-frosting every week, but i also tossed the following things that hadn’t been touched in over a year:
- » old possibly-broken yogurt maker
- » crockpot
- » too small food processor
- » portable cake carrier
- » vintage (i.e. broken) bread warmer
- » a big tub of shortening
- » some placemats i never ever use
- » wooden salt and pepper shakers that had more style than function
- » some old prettily-painted metal food trays
and i got new shelving!
i’ve been hankering for some more shelving recently but when i go to thrift stores, i never see the type i want. so, in a fit of inspiration, i went to a hardware store yesterday, got some lumber and bricks, and ta-daa my new shelves! very exciting. the top picture shows my newly-organized computer space – that’s my kitchen table and the fridge is on the right. now it’s such a cozy nook, especially with the christmas lighting. i love it.
i figured out that the more of the floor i can see, the bigger the room feels. so, in this second picture, it’s a pretty low bookshelf but the cleared floor underneath it makes that space just open up so much. these shelves make up my craft space, so organized! i love the baskets, just got them, they’re from lantern moon, two out of a set of four.