Low-Cost Closet Makeovers
Strapped for storage but short on cash? Shop the aisles of your local dollar stores for gear you can customize for two standard closets -- one for you and one for your child. Enjoy improved organization without spending a bundle.
Freestanding cabinets go where you want to go, do what you want to do. Just customize any of these four armoires for smart storage -- your way. The DIY projects include a bar/beverage center, crafts cubby, garden shed, and clothing-care center.
Kitchen Pantry/Message Center
Pantry cabinets work harder when you deck out the doors with organizational helpers (particularly when those helpers include features just for kids). Check out this quartet of great ideas for making the most out of your kitchen cabinets.
Customized Linen Closet
Turn an existing cabinet or hall closet into a charming linen closet to store bathroom towels, toiletries, and more -- in just a few hours! Labels make it easier for everyone to put things away where they belong.
Family-Friendly Mini Mudroom
Tired of tripping over backpacks? That kid clutter in the entry (and your messes, too) calls for a handy wall system that puts everything within reach. And best of all, it doesn't require a separate room.