The Shelving Store Blog

  1. Keep Your Doorways Free (And Clean Up Those Shoes While You’re At It)

    Anyone with kids, roommates, or even anyone who just owns a lot of clothes has probably run into constant entryway clutter.

    Even after everyone’s broken the habit of throwing their coats on that one poor chair nobody sits in (no judgment, we all do it) it feels like your entryway, foyer, or mudroom can get awfully cluttered with shoes, coats, backpacks, and more. Since not everyone is lucky enough to have a giant house with an entryway the size of a living room – and some of us don’t even have a dedicated entryway – space is at a premium in these areas and any clutter can start to be a big problem.

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  2. Last Minute Easter Party Checklist!

    Alright, if you’re someone who celebrates Easter you know the big day is coming soon.

    And just like with any holiday, there’s a lot of…surprises that can come with it, such as being surprised that the day is coming so soon – or the surprise that you’re suddenly hosting people for brunch, dinner, or anything in between!

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  3. How To Hang Pictures (Without Ruining Your Walls)

    Unless you’re particularly fond of the paint on your wall (or don’t want to ruin grandma’s weird old flowery wallpaper), there’s few things better to decorate a home with than art. Paintings that a friend made, mirrors to open up a space, maybe a favorite old movie poster that you’ve held onto since college – whatever it is, art is a great way to add a splash of color and personality to any room.

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  4. Big Ideas For Small Kitchens

    Even with as fast as they can run out of space normally, small kitchens are a pretty common problem in a lot of houses.

    Think about it – you’re already crammed for space in any kitchen given the amount of stuff you have to keep in there, and then having a smaller footprint is going to make it that much harder. Whatever the reason – small apartment, cramped due to remodeling, maybe you just have a smaller kitchen because your other rooms are bigger – small kitchens need the most work to get organized, but it can be done! Here’s a few places to start:

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  5. How To Organize Your Bedroom (When There’s No Room For A Nightstand)

    We’ve all lived a few places where space was at a premium. Maybe you just never wanted anything too expansive, maybe you were stuck in a tiny dorm room for a while, or maybe you just had some stuff you needed to keep in your bedroom that got in the way of a nightstand.

    You might not have even noticed your nightstand was missing until you suddenly realized you didn’t have anywhere to keep a glass of water or your glasses, and then suddenly it wasn’t just something you took for granted anymore.

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