Umm…..not my best January. First I get food poisoning and go down for the count and then my computer gets….well,….ebola I believe.
It went into the shop last Tuesday. I got it back on Saturday and……..not so much better really. I seem to have a somewhat whimsical connection to the internet. Sometimes I do. Sometimes I don’t. Sometimes I do and don’t almost at the same time (and always right in the middle of whatever I’m doing.)
So I’ve been spending my time continuing to clean and organize the garage. A job I thought would take a couple of days and is stretching into weeks. But I’m determined to get it done and get it done right.
Fortunately, my lovely sisters have not dropped the internet ball (partially because they’ve been snowed in) and have been searching high and low for cool ideas.
Mamie Jane (of mamiejane’s blogspot) saw a cutting board/ipad holder in the Pottery Barn catalog and made her own using a scrabble tile holder and a child’s block (and a cutting board of course). And saved herself about $40 And, OK, I couldn’t love these bookends more. I so wish I had an eye that could put things together like this. (The bookends themselves seem to have sold but you can find plenty of veeeery cool things at their creator’s new Etsy shop )
And check out this very clever and beautifully simple shelf organizer, again via Etsy (they have tons of other creative and useful listings as well)
And how genius is it to simply turn a tool box on it’s side and attach it to the wall (via Design Sponge)!
And finally, Paula knows about my big garage clean out/makeover so she found this truly inspiring project from Shanty 2 Chic.
Thank you sisters!
OK, my computer goes back to the repair shop this week. Keep your fingers crossed!