How to make your storage stylish!

Merry Christmas to you and your family... I hope everyone had a fun-filled and safe holiday!
 
Back to biz over here. Although I LOVE Christmas the amount of stuff my family accumulates in one single day is both silly and sinful at the same time.

The days after a holiday and in particular Christmas has me asking how am I ever going to get back to neutral? It's a crazy disorganized mess over here. And I'll be honest I like my churches gothic, my wine red and my house somewhat organized.
 
So I thought maybe there are some others out there who feel the same way so I thought I'd gather a few stylish storage options out there for us who want to get it together before the new year hits us:)

And actually whether you celebrate Christmas or not the new year is a good time to get organized. Am I right? 

So after you do the
 
 
 

Take note of what you have left to put away and
you'll need to buy some of these for storage


Serena and lilly
 
 
Target
 
serena and lilly
 
Baskets of Africa



overstock
overstock


Best way to increase storage space? Go up!
So you will most likely need ....SHELVING

My fave - the IKEA Expedit
If you 've never used --- you must. Here is what they look like




 
 
Here's how you can make them stylish  and functional...
 
 
 
 
 
 
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To quote the Beastie Boys... She's crafty...
 
 
On it's side used as a window seat .... I would add a cushion of course:)
 
 
As a part of your kitchen banquette
 
 
 
And I'm pretty sure you can get this whole look at IKEA
 
 
 
 Need some ideas on how to store all of those decorations? You can read this post here from Organize and Decorate Everything.
 
Last but not least you may want to read this pretty awesome article with some great organizational tips.

 
You can read it here

P.S. My Christmas purge this year may include a call to 1 800 got-junk.  Anyone ever use this service before?? I'd love to hear!

Thanks for reading!! xoxo

GO EAGLES!!! AND HAPPY NEW YEAR TO YOU ALL!!!