The Shelving Store Blog

  1. Shed the Clutter: Garden Shed Organization Tips

    If you’ve got a shed in your backyard, let’s all be honest for a second: you probably don’t spend as much time organizing it as you do your garage, do you?

    That’s fine, we’re not judging you - we’ve all got a shed or two that can use some help. But there’s no doubt that spending the time to get your shed under control can really help out in the long run the next time you need to go digging for your weed whacker, or just want to get something new in your garden. If you want to get your shed under control so you don’t have to keep buying replacement garden gloves because you’re always losing yours, here’s a few tips to help get started: 

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  2. It's Not Easy Going Green: Making Space For Recycling Bins

    Everyone likes to talk about going green and helping the environment, but nobody likes to talk about what a pain it is sometimes.

    Let’s face it - you’ve already got a lot of trash cans and bins around the house, and even if all you want to do is recycle old bottles and cans (maybe paper if you’re feeling adventurous) it can be a bit of a challenge to figure out where everything is going to go.

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  3. Organizing Your Craft Room

    Particularly in these days of Pinterest boards, DIY spirit, and Etsy crafts, a lot of people still like to keep a craft room handy for projects.


    Whatever you’re into - sewing, painting, scrapbooking, etc - keeping a dedicated space for your craft projects and supplies is a great way to stay productive and keep everything organized, which is always a nice bonus right?


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  4. Things To Consider When Installing A Fireplace Mantel

    Far more than just ‘the thing on top of your fireplace’, fireplace mantels have become a centerpiece for decoration in the living room. Over the years they’ve become more shelf-like in design, allowing you to use them as a space to show off your treasured photos, home decor, or anything else you can fit up there (that can be safely stored near a fireplace, of course).

    The nice thing about them is that in most cases they’re pretty modular and replaceable. Most modern homes don’t have a built-in mantel which means you can install whatever one you like most over the fireplace – kind of nice that you can make it your own, right?

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  5. How To Organize (And Display) A Record Collection

    As surprised as most of our parents are to see it come back, vinyl collecting (and that’s vinyl as in records, not vinyl as in siding) is huge right now!

    Whether you’re doing it for nostalgia, because you’re one of those people that claims it sounds better (and it might!), or maybe you just want a slightly more personal touch to buying music that iTunes just can’t provide, record collections are back in a way that we haven’t seen since the mid-80s sometime.

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