Bright Idea: Repurposed Storage

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Show me a women that has ample space for shoes and I’ll show you the Loch Ness Monster. Still, it’s every gal’s dream to have a perfectly organized closet with plenty of room for new additions – color-coordinated and labeled would be nice, too, yes?

Alas, we live in the reality of cramped storage spaces and tiny dwelling dimensions – and too much stuff to stash. Yet by re-purposing a few smart solutions, our reality might be a touch more inspired, yes? Here’s a trick:

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Bright Idea: Felted Corkboards

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We love corkboards for the function they provide as perfect backdrops for endless inspiration images, magazine clippings and meaningful notes. But sometimes, we want to jazz them up just a bit. Fortunately, we’ve spotted just the solution!

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Bright Idea: Hanging Furniture

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I often find small space solutions the most inspiring of all. There’s just something so creative about taking a few restrictions and pushing through potential boundaries to brainstorm a solution that can honor both form and function. And in the case of Printerette Press’ studio, one such solution is a bright idea for any apartment dweller looking to maximize their space:

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Why Don’t You…?

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… paint your kitchen window trim a bright, fluorescent hue?

I loooove a good, neutral kitchen. It’s beautiful and timeless and smart – because after all, no homeowner wants to choose something overtly trendy when redecorating the most expensive space in his/her home. But sometimes, we crave a bit of… color. Life. Personality. Here’s where this brilliant trick comes in handy…

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An Eclectic Kitchen

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My parents’ kitchen is quite dated, and every time I visit, my mother proceeds to ask me no less than fifteen questions about how I’d refresh the space. Would you add pendants? Should we get rid of the built-ins? Paint the wood? And I’ve always fired off millions of answers, always lamenting that yes, those built-ins must be painted white. Must, must, must. But now that I’ve spotted the above kitchen, I have a feeling my answer will differ greatly…

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