The Shelving Store Blog

  1. Get It Together: Simple Organization Tips For Busy Families

    There’s just not enough hours in the day sometimes, is there?

    Managing your time, particularly for families, can be one of the biggest challenges you can face. There’s always chores that get neglected and rooms that fall into disarray not through any kind of carelessness or neglect, but more through the fact everyone has to go to work, soccer practice, and grandpa’s house and it just gets in the way sometimes.

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  2. Don't Throw It Away: Throw Blanket Storage Ideas For Summer

    It’s summertime, and that means you probably don’t need quite as many blankets as you were using beforehand. 

    We know, we know - your kids and partner always want to crank the AC way lower than you want it to be, maybe you live in a part of the country where the nights get real cold, and you’ll need some blankets around, but not nearly as many as you do during the winter months, right?

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  3. Change the Way You Organize - And Live - In Just 5 Minutes

    It’s an old cliché, and it’s one you’ve probably said to yourself a million times, but it’s still true – there are just never enough hours in the day.

    Blame your busy lifestyle, blame your family responsibilities, maybe blame the fact that managing time is really hard and nobody is very good at it (us included - we’re not judging!), but there’s never enough time to get the things done you want to get done, and you’re always left needing to prioritize how you spend your time.

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  4. The Difference Between Credenzas, Buffets, & Sideboards

    Home furniture can be kind of a confusing place sometimes, can’t it?

    At first it all seems so simple - there’s chairs, there’s tables, there’s dressers, and there’s probably not a lot of difference between them all, right? At least not at first, until you start digging a little deeper. That’s when you start running into all those terms your mom or grandma used to throw around in regards to the word cabinet- or dresser-looking things you’d see around the house; one of them is a credenza, one is a sideboard, and suddenly you have no idea what you’re looking at.

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  5. Tips for 4th of July Cleanup

    The smoke has cleared, the grill has cooled off, scorch marks and tattered papers litter the driveway and the road out front - it must mean another July 4th has come and gone.

    Hopefully your Fourth of July celebrations were safe and fun for the entire family, but now that the fun has died down you’re probably left with...a bit of a mess.

    No doubt you’ve handled messes before, but messes from a good 4th of July party tend to require a little extra care and consideration when you’re sweeping away the rubble. If you’re waking up bleary-eyed and smelling of sulfur from another fun Independence Day with loved ones, here’s a few things to consider when it’s time to tidy up:

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