If you look to the left side of that first picture, you can see there's a door right there. yep. That's the closet door.
Let's open it...
It's messy in here. I haven't organized this closet in years! I don't spend much time in this room or office. Blogging doesn't happen here. I come here once a month to pay bills or if I need paper or tape or the heavy duty hole punch.
Ha, as soon as I opened the door I was curious to see what was inside the big cardboard box on top of that 2007-2008 file folder? It looks like Mr. RLC was trying to keep things neat. Inside the box were some pictures, around 15, that his sister sent him. I wonder why he used such a big box?!
The above picture tells me one of my kids was working on an art project and forgot to organize the paper or close the container for the markers. hmmm it always happens. :/
One favorite pet peeve in this household is to hold empty boxes of staff we buy. Those two small boxes have also been in here for years, we never returned the DS's and there's another one for a phone. And you know what? Our basement is full of empty boxes too. We save them until we're sure the items work properly but then we never remember to go and throw away those boxes!
However, when I checked up up on the top shelf and found these items, I knew there was no way for us to use them again or to return them! :) Floppy discs. Really?! By this time they must be a collector's item.
Anyhow, I have lots of storage space in here compared to what I used to have. The builder gave us a wire shelf and that was it.
Soon after, I decided to get rid of it and five shelves were installed. The only problem was, the materials and installation were not the best and the supports and shelves began sagging with the weight on them.
This time I changed the side supports and added 1 x 2 supports on the back of each shelf, making sure everything was screwed to the studs on the wall.
Ahhhh much better!
It was now time to bring all the stuff in.
My kids files were the first ones. Each school year has its own file with the things I thought were the most important... Pictures, grades, notes, tests, etc. So many memories!
Home papers were transferred to prettier storage solutions. ;)
A thrift store basket is now holding many stacks of paper...
But hey, this post is getting too long. I don't want you to fall asleep with all this cleaning!
I better invite you to stop by to check my next post for the full reveal with way less messy pictures, pinky promise!