January seems to bring out the desire to organize and rearrange, and clean. I think it is the idea of fresh beginnings.
Yesterday I used Apple Cider Vinegar to clean mildew off our bedroom window frames, and the bathroom window too. It builds up quickly in the winter, but ACV kills it, quickly.
Then I decided to sort through my jewelry box. I have a lot of costume jewelry, since we owned a women's accessories store, and the jewelry box is really too small for what I have. The drawers look much better, but I need something different for earrings, as I usually have to dump the whole small drawer out, in order to find the ones I want. I may need to get one of the plastic bins with all the small dividers. It wouldn't be as pretty, but I could keep it in the closet and if it made it easier to find the earrings I want, it would be worth it!
Then I started on my desk drawer. Sigh. I didn't get finished with this project before I had to start dinner. I'll work on it today too, and then it will be much neater and organized. Right now my desk looks like this.
The book wasn't in the drawer but I piled drawer stuff on top of the desk as I sorted. Being real here!
Let me show you what I did to corral all the throw blankets we have around the cottage.
I used this great old crate, and I rolled up the blankets and stuck them in it. This way they are not on the floor left hanging off a chair looking messy, but they are easily accessible for using!
One last truth photo. The artwork for our bedroom - still unhung.
Ah, well. It will get done, hopefully this week!
What are you working on at your home? Any organizing, sorting, cleaning?