Monday, September 3, 2012

16 Organizing Solutions: Inspiration for the Upcoming Talent Scouting Event for Cottages & Bungalows Mag

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With the "Organizing Solutions: Room by Room" Talent Scouting Event only a week away, I thought I'd scour the WhisperWood Cottage archives to see if I could inspire you with some organizational ideas. Here are 16 organization projects that I've done over the years. While putting them together, I noticed a trend...most of them use repurposed vintage pieces! Click the links below each photo to see the full posts.

The first two photos were featured in the current issue of Cottages & Bungalows Magazine. Thanks, C&B!

Vintage medical cabinet as vanity area

Vintage bunsen burner as jewelry organizer

Organizing hats in a vintage cabinet

Vintage galvanized dairy farm receipt box as stationery station in a small space

Vintage milk glass dental trays for organizing jewelry

Medical tray magnetic message center

Organize your junk in a dog kennel turned junk shed with salvaged materials

Simple DIY industrial shelf solution

Vintage cart turned rolling garage work station

Vintage wire baskets for book storage

Vertical storage with vintage wire baskets and antique ladder

Chippy green and yellow door turned coat rack

Vintage medical cabinets for craft/hobby storage

DIY fabric bulletin board

Salvaged tool bin flipped to become beach cottage cabinet

Salvaged fireplace mantel turned hat rack in the master closet

Do you have your organizing ideas ready?





Organizing Solutions–Room by Room
September 9-23, 2012

The super exciting news is that there will definitely be multiple winners who will be featured in an upcoming issue of Cottages & Bungalows Magazine! 

Key things we will be looking for...
  1. Innovation
  2. Usefulness
  3. Adaptability to any cottage style
  4. Budget friendliness
  5. Quality of the project/craftsmanship
  6. Quality of the photos (great tips at Donna's workshop series on point & shoot cameras)
  7. Entrant follows all party rules

Please mark your calendars and get your home organization posts ready!

Check out past Talent Scouting events and features on our Get Scouted! page.

1 comment:

  1. I'm very excited about this, Amy! As I mentioned to you in a comment, we just downsized {gosh, almost a year ago already} and I have had to adapt and really pay attention to what I use in our home for storage and organization. I'm going to work on a post this week and link up!

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