Hey, friends! I missed posting last week, so I’m super happy that this post is on time for this week! Man, getting prepared for the Haven Conference is no joke (if you are following my on Instagram, you probably know what I’m talking about.. if not, more to come)! With all that goes with getting ready to leave for Charleston in the wee hours of the morning on Wednesday AND working a full-time job, well, you know the story. So, before I leave, I thought I would share with you some items that I am hoping to purchase (or create my own DIY version) and implement into My Wee Abode, very soon! So, here are 5 wishlist items for every small home!
The Southern Enterprises Fold-Out Convertible Desk is a great option for those of us who have a small home with no office space. This wall-mounted desk folds out to expose storage area for files and documents, shelving for decor (or additional storage) plus it has a little cork bulletin board to post notes and photos on. Though I haven’t bought this (yet), it’s been on my wishlist for well over a year. I think is would be the perfect answer for a desk, craft table, even a dining area! And, it would fit perfectly in my “entry-way” as the desk only measures 22 inches across, and I have about 30 inches to spare. 😉
Just FYI… I may be doing a DIY on this item. Even though it has pretty good reviews, I think I may be able to make one that is much higher in quality, and probably more affordable! So, if you aren’t in a hurry… stay tuned for a possible future post!
I REALLY think this item is SMART! If you are short on cupboard or pantry space, the Cabidor Classic Storage Cabinet might just be your new best friend! This nifty little “door” attaches to the hinges of your existing door, then opens and closes to and supplies what is often needed in small homes… more space! The actual shelving and dividers are customizable, allowing you to adjust the storage to fit your needs. This item has great reviews, and I’m thinking it would be a nice addition to my bathroom door. Still not sure about adding it to my front entrance door (that opens into my kitchen)… Cabidor or DIY open shelf area. Decisions, decisions!
Having such a tiny kitchen in My Wee Abode can be a fun challenge. I love my magnetic knife holder (if you haven’t seen that, you can check it out HERE), and I think it looks pretty cool, let alone saving my precious drawer and/or counter space. The IKEA FINTORP Dish Drainer is the same type of product! What makes this dish drain different from the others? This dish drainer attaches to the wall, again, freeing up precious counter space!
The nickel plated dish drainer comes with a water catch tray for dripping dishes. Smart in design and aesthetics!
These attractive storage bags look more like boxes to me. The sides are reinforced with cardboard, and because they have a clear top, you can easily find the items you are looking for. The Homyfort Underbed Storage Bags are perfect for holding blankets, pillows, seasonal clothing (or those clothes you hope to fit back into one day… please tell me I’m not the only one!), or even seasonal decor! These storage containers also boast of being eco-friendly! Check them out!
(I think they are kinda purdy!)
Okay… it you don’t want a work-station combo desk (or something that looks like a cabinet on your wall), like the first item featured, the IKEA NORBERG Wall-mounted Drop-leaf Table may be a good fit for you (or me). This sweet little white table (that also comes in the BJURSTA black), easily mounts to the wall and then folds flat against the wall until you need it. Simply pull up, and the support arm locks into place. Fold it back down, and it becomes a cutie-patootie shelf that you can decorate or place small necessities on.
I think it might be great to use as a built-in-type desk, with shelves installed above!
Okay… for those of you counting, yes, this is number 6… I love this item, and I didn’t want to wait until next time to share this… and it’s my blog, so I can! 😉 This farmhouse style RSVP 3-Tier Chicken Wire Hanging Baskets is so handy for so many things. Obviously, for kitchen use, it can hold fruit and veggies, but I can also see it holding cute little cloth napkins (I only use cloth for economy-sake), white and aqua hand towels, a roll of paper towel (I know… but I’ve used only 3 rolls in 2.5 years!), real or faux plants, the list goes on and on! I have the perfect place to hang this, too! It may show up on the blog someday soon! 😉
What would YOU put in it?
So, there you have it… short, but oh so sweet! 5 wishlist items for every small home. But, don’t you think ANY size home could use one or two of these ‘helpers’? I love each of these items, and you may just see them, in some form or fashion, on My Wee Abode!
Follow me on Instagram this week… I’ll be posting while at the Haven Conference, and would love for you to digitally ‘join’ me!
PIN FOR LATER…