Cubby Archive - April 2022
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An Under $100 IKEA Bookcase Makeover that Looks Like a Built-In
It's amazing what a little trim can do.
Apr 11, 2022
This Family Is Creating a Fairytale Home
Camille Simmons of Planning Pretty shares the story of her 1920s California cottage.
Apr 11, 2022
This Pro Organizer’s Home Is Every Bit as Impressive as You’d Expect
Jennifer is a part-time nursing professor and the full-time CEO/lead professional organizer for organizing company, Organized by Jen D. She shares this San Diego home with her husband, Tony, sons Alton, Aiden, and Sean, and pets.
Apr 11, 2022
Before & After: This Teen’s Blah Bedroom Now Has the Coolest Industrial Look
The once childish space is now unrecognizable — and very, very cool.
Apr 10, 2022
Before and After: This Nursery Gets a Bold, Pattern-Mixing Look for $1,000
This in-between space is now reaching its full potential.
Apr 9, 2022
This Family of Five’s 700-Square-Foot Apartment is Full of Great Small-Space Solutions
Misella and Angga run Lumalamp, a handmade origami lampshade business, out of their home, this 700-square-foot apartment they renovated themselves and share with their three young kids.
Apr 9, 2022
The Absolute Best Pizza Bagels Ever
Calling all '90s kids!
Apr 8, 2022
I’m a Stay-at-Home Mom and My Husband’s a Computer Programmer — Here’s How We Spent $106 on a Week’s Worth of Groceries for Our Family of Four
"My resolution for 2022 is to not restock my pantry or freezer until I use everything."
Apr 8, 2022
A NYC Apartment Filled with Plants and Gorgeous “Afro Bohemian” Patterns
Emily Auffrey describes the rental apartment she shares with her family as a NYC dream space. “We truly feel like we moved into our dream NYC apartment. In addition to being the dream home; the area is just absolutely ideal for a family," she writes.
Apr 7, 2022
How I Prep for a Week of Budget-Friendly Family Meals
Use your weekend Power Hour to prepare these cozy and delicious meals for the rest of the week.
Apr 6, 2022
Before & After: Two Simple Finds Make This Junk Drawer So Much More Functional
It took less than 15 minutes!
Apr 6, 2022
Before and After: An Under-$10 Project Transforms This IKEA Dresser for a Kid’s Room
If you need inspiration for an easy, done-in-a-day furniture refresh, read on.
Apr 5, 2022
Ask Maxwell: 5 Great Tips for Children’s Room Storage
Three favorite storage tips for right now.
Apr 4, 2022
Before and After: This Family of Five’s $600 Laundry Room Makeover Features a Brilliant Sink Hack
If you have an ugly utility sink at home, bookmark this redo.
Apr 4, 2022
Before and After: This Family’s Philly Kitchen Gets a Fun and Bright Refresh
A new, more functional layout helped, too!
Apr 4, 2022
This $10 Closet Organized Transformed My Garage Storage
Teachers have the most innovative storage and organizing solutions. I'm lucky enough to live next door to a retired fourth grade teacher, and I learn something from her every time we're together.
Apr 3, 2022
Before and After: This 476-Square-Foot Cabin Has Become a Magical Retreat for a Family of Four
Stephanie Lalley, who is the Design Director at Lucy Interior Design, turned this unloved, nearly tear-down cabin into a stunning and bright retreat for her family of four.
Apr 3, 2022
10 Things I Wished I Had Put On My Baby Registry
From shushers to snot suckers and everything in between, make sure these items are on your gift list.
Apr 3, 2022
Before and After: A Dim, Stripped-Down Stairway Goes Bold and Colorful for $450
"I had all of these ideas and was struggling to narrow them down, to simplify the design, until I realized it’s my house, and in this small space I can take some risks," the homeowner says. "So I did all of them."
Apr 2, 2022
15 Food Companies That’ll Ship Snacks, Sweets, and Meals to New Parents
Keep your new parent friends and family members well-fed.
Apr 2, 2022
8 Things Parents Told Me to Buy for the Kitchen Before Having a Baby
My time in the kitchen was about to change, and I wanted to be prepared.
Apr 2, 2022
5 Fun Games to Play with Kids (You Just Need Pen and Paper!)
Warning: Hilarity may ensue for children (and adults) of all ages.
Apr 1, 2022
This Modern California Cabin is a Music-Inspired Retreat for A Family of Four
The cabin was built in 1987 by a local musician, and Caley and her family fell in love with the "extremely unique home."
Apr 1, 2022
3 Designer Nurseries That Anyone Can Recreate in Their Homes
These three nurseries — with three totally different styles — hit that sweet spot between dream room and reality.
Mar 31, 2022