Storage & Organization

Aug 3

Conquer Your Junk Drawer For Good

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Organize and tidy your junk drawer with a desk organizer

Junk drawers! Everyone has them, and no matter how often we organize and straighten them they’re back to their unkept, impossible-to-find-anything selves in a matter of days. Well, it appears that one of our employees may have solved her junk drawer problem for good. She put our Original Home Office Desk Organizer in her pantry, and voila, all those little things that land in the junk drawer can be sorted, stored, and tidy!

Jul 28

3 Ways to Use our Paulette Pantry

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Ballard Designs Paulette Pantry

Our favorite products to introduce each season are the ones that we’ve designed to solve a problem. There’s nothing more rewarding than hearing from our customers about an issue they have in their home and dreaming up a way to fix it. That’s precisely why we’re so excited about our Paulette Pantry Cabinet. This piece has a modest footprint but huge potential for keeping all your pantry items, cookware, serve ware, wine, and other kitchen necessities organized and on hand, but it also has huge potential outside of the kitchen too. In this post, we’ll show you 3 ways to put our Paulette Pantry to work!

Jul 21

5 Tips for Carving out a Kid’s Homework Space or Office

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Back to School Work Spaces for Kids

Much to your child’s chagrin, the start of a new school year means the onslaught of homework, school projects, and studying. If you’ve got a busy, school-age child, a dedicated workspace or office is a must. No more taking over the dining room table!

Jul 20

2 Small Space, Back-to-School Entryways

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Back to School-ready entryway

When a new school year starts, the air is ripe with possibilities. It’s also ripe with papers, backpacks, school supplies, permission slips, lunch boxes, tennis shoes, and sports equipment. And it seems like no matter how many times you say, “Hang up your coat” or “Put away your backpack,” your entryway or mudroom will indefinitely become a drop zone for whatever comes in the door. Which is why it’s so important to put some thought into this space, so when school starts, you’re ready to tackle the busy days without having to worry about your home will take a beating.

Mar 16

How to Style a Bookcase

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Yes, bookcases are utilitarian by providing much-needed storage, but they also add a major style statement to any room. They’re the perfect solution to a blank wall, lending a sense of height and space. And with your own artful arrangement, you get to add your stamp of personality. Check out our images and tips below to achieve a well-styled bookcase at home.

Jan 9

Controlling the Clutter in 2015

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Controlling clutter around the home

This time of year, it’s only natural to want to simplify. After the hustle and bustle of the holiday season, many of us just want to relax in a clean, uncomplicated, and organized home! But tackling your entire house can be intimidating. There’s so much to do, so little time to do it!

But never fear, take a look at our game plan, and we’ll have your messiest spots in the house in tip top shape in no time.

Jan 1

Traditional Home Editor’s Wishlist: Chic Closet Storage

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Why this Traditional Home editor wants chic clothing storage

You may have seen the faces of the Traditional Homes editors smiling at you from the pages of our January catalog. They shared the items they’ve been dreaming of adding to their home, so we sat down with them to talk about their choices.

Krissa Rossbund, Traditional Home’s Senior Style Editor, has always lusted after a gorgeous walk-in closet space where she can keep all her baubles, bags, and shoes perfectly organized!