HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING | May 16, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Boxbee: Simple Urban Storage Delivered at Your Door


Many urban apartments and condos lack closets and storage space. Nobody wants overcrowded closets or filling their small spaces with large storage units. And for many people, renting a locker would be a waste since it will be almost empty. Boxbee is a startup from San Francisco that offers a storage alternative for those city residents. [...]

HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING | May 13, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Cool Organizing Gadgets for your iPhone and iPad

cord wrap by bobino

photo credits: Cord Wrap by Bobino It was my birthday this weekend. I received wonderful gifts from my friends and family that show that they know what I like. I am sharing those two gadgets because I feel that they could be useful for you. Cord Wrap by Bobino It happens to me all the [...]

HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING | March 11, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Free Printable: A Fabric / Laundry Care Symbols Chart

fabric / laundry care symbols guide

Back in 2009, I wrote a post about tableware symbols. I never thought until today to publish one on fabric care symbols. Tired of running to my computer or having to look at other clothes to figure out what a fabric care symbols means, I finally decided to print a laundry care symbols chart. I [...]

HOME + GARDEN, ORGANIZING | January 17, 2013 | by Kim Vallee

Balcon and Bénitier by Inga Sempé Are Now Available in Ceramic

balcon and benetier by Inga Sempe

The Balcon collection that French designer Inga Sempé created for Moustache was originally made in beech wood. A white ceramic version of the shelf to screw and the tidy to screw are amongst the few new items that Inga Sempé will present at Maison & Objets Paris 2013. The Balcon series is great to deposit small everyday [...]


January 8, 2013 | by Kim

Finding Time to Decorate My Home

Burberry watch

sourcing: Burberry Two-Tone Stainless Steel Link Bracelet Watch Now that I have set my priorities for the year, I can start to take actions [...]


January 4, 2013 | by Kim

My 2013 Year Plan

weekly meal planner

sourcing: Weekly meal planner on sale at $10 USD at Anthropologie I don’t make New Year resolutions. Instead, I select what are [...]


October 22, 2012 | by Kim

Track Your Time and Your Priorities with a...

watch diary

I always look for ways to track my time more efficiently. I am torn between the paper agenda and a Web tool. [...]

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October 15, 2012 | by Kim

Freezer Storage Labels from Simple to Stylish

simplest frozen food labels

photography: Roland Persson for Brasserie Rouge cookbook | food styling: Linda Lundgren – via Hey Look Style plays an important part in your life [...]

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September 6, 2012 | by Kim

How the iPhone (and other Smartphones) Keeps...

garage door smartphone

credits: ad by Liftmaster Our smartphone touches more and more aspect of our life. Manufacturers use the technology to help us control appliances [...]


August 28, 2012 | by Kim

Tea Towel Tote Bag Tutorial

DIY tea towel tote bag

photos: tote bags made with the tea towels from The Curiosity Shoppe at Target collection It is a fast and easy sewing project [...]

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February 15, 2012 | by Heather

New Uses for Old Things: Vintage Suitcases

vintage suitcases etsy photo

Easy spot to at second-hand stores and garage sales, vintage suiteases come with built-in charm (and, usually, a not-so-pleasant smell). Battered corners [...]

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January 18, 2012 | by Heather

New Uses for Old Things: Shutter Makeovers

old shutter diy pin board

Next time you pass by a stray shutter on the curb, at a garage sale or at an antique market, stop and [...]

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