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Small Space Preschooler Desk

After adding the adaptable book storage to West’s desk zone last week, we realized just how much space we could save by putting a few more tools and supplies up on the low walls. This is a tricky little area in the house. It’s our only hallway, connecting all 4 zones within our cottage: the kitchen, living space, bathroom and bedroom. As such, it has to remain easily passable for foot traffic, and yet we also want it to be functional for West as an art and play zone. The low wall here is actually divided into three little parts, each of which stands frustratingly at different depths. This means that West’s desk cannot sit flush against the entire stretch,...

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Kids may be small, but their stuff sure takes up a lot of space

When their toys and books are scattered everywhere, it can seem impossible to keep a kid’s room neat and tidy. But, believe it or not, with a bit of organization, it is possible to have kids and a clean house. If you’re looking for ideas to keep your kid’s toys, clothes, and books under control, you’ve come to the right place. Read on for some of our favorite ideas to cut the clutter and keep your kid’s room organized. From unique storage solutions to fun and functional seating ideas, you’re sure to find a few ideas here that will inspire you to finally tackle the kid’s room. 1. Glass Jars Glass jars are available in any number of shapes and...

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