25 Pros & Cons of Dark vs Light Hardwood Floors: The Ultimate List!

Without a doubt, hardwood floors are one of the most popular flooring options we get asked about! But once you've decided you want to go with them, how do you choose between dark vs light hardwood floors? So we've created the ultimate list—our 25 unique pros & cons of dark vs light hardwood floors! BONUS: We'll also answer questions like "What color hardwood floor is best for resale?" "Do dark wood floors make a room…

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Shelf Esteem: The Only 3 Laundry Room Shelves You Need!

Looking for laundry shelves or laundry room shelf ideas? Max out the functionality of your laundry space—today we're sharing the 3 smartest types of laundry room shelving with you! Why is The Drawer Queen writing a post about shelves? (If you haven't read about how I think drawers are the solution to all mankind's problems, thus we did 100% drawers in our kitchen in lieu of any lower cabinets, you'll want to check that out!)…

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Pull Out Spice Rack: This Genius Hack Saves Your Back!

Today we're sharing our custom pull out spice rack design! Whether you're looking for a vertical pull out spice rack or pull out spice rack DIY, we've got expert tips to share on what to do—(and what to avoid!)—with the style of under cabinet pull out spice rack you're thinking about. We'll also answer popular questions like, "Are pull out spice racks worth it?" “What kind of spice drawers should I avoid?” "How do you…

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The #1 Simple Home Must-do EVERYONE Needs Is Here!

Are you feeling disorganized or tired in your home? Do you think new decor or organizers is going to fix your problem—or do you sense that it goes deeper (and simpler) than that? If so, we're here to help guide you to the REAL answers, personalized for you, so you can stop wasting your time and money on what's never going to solve the real problem! EVERYONE needs to start with this! Why? Because this…

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DIY Outdoor Shower: 21+ Supereasy Hacks & How To (The Ultimate Guide!)

Looking for the easiest way to create your own outdoor shower that still has style to it? (Especially a smart yet simple DIY outdoor shower?) You're in the right place! I tried living without an outdoor shower. I really did. Turns out, it quickly soared through the ranks from "Wish List Item" to "Husband, I'm Sorry But You're Going to Be Hearing About This 10x Per Week Until We Get It Done" list. (If you…

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Patio Furniture: 15 Easy Mistakes to AVOID (At All Costs)!

I just shared about what to do with outdoor patio furniture—but it’s often just as important to know what NOT to do!🤗 OUTDOOR PATIO MISTAKES #15: Not Having a Focal Point! Without a focal point, your outdoor space will always feel "off" to you. You may not be able to immediately point out what's wrong, but chances are that you don't have a strong focal point. Because there are 1,000,000+ different backyard configurations (probably more...trust…

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Pull Out Trash Can vs Freestanding: 10 Smart Pros and Cons!

Think it doesn't matter where you put your trash can, whether it's a "portable" one or a pull out trash can?) Think again!🤗 (jazz hands!) The placement of this highly-used item in your kitchen (and other spaces) matters a lot! If you were to calculate how many times per day, week, month and year you make the motions you do relating to this item, you'd be surprised at how much time you can save just…

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Outdoor Furniture: 25+ Must-sees From Lounge Luxe to Budget-friendly!

Looking for the perfect patio furniture or other outdoor furniture for your backyard, front yard, side yard...you name it? You're in the right place! Not gonna lie: I'm a Master when it comes to designing outdoor spaces.🧠💪 (It took me years of friends' observations, client feedback and professional experience to build that confidence! To where I finally realized that Outdoor & Landscape Design is a sweet spot for me when really given free reign! :)…

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Smart Selling: How We Get Most of Our Money Back on Furniture!

When we sold our big house to downsize to a smaller house at the beach, our folding guest bed was one of the first items that had to go! While we were sad to have to part with it, we knew we were making a better Life-Trade overall, so it had to happen. Actually, we sold dozens and dozens of pieces of furniture for thousands of extra buckaroos, and here are some of the things…

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