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Style at Home Special Issues

SIP no.01 - 2019

Collection of Style at Home special issues

United States
TVA Publications Inc.
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small but michele

SO YOU LIVE IN A SMALL SPACE, AND YOU HAVE A LOT OF STUFF. You don’t know where to put it or how to arrange it in an attractive way. The struggle is real. As editors who work in a city and live in tinier-than-average homes, we’re all too familiar with this issue. We understand firsthand the storage and design dilemmas of a petite pad – the too-little closets, the lack of countertops, the awkward nooks, the miniscule bathrooms…the list goes on. But small space living doesn’t have to mean constant clutter and disastrous decor. The secret? Organization. It’s as simple as that, but we all know it’s not as easy as that! To learn how to do it right, we present this special issue dedicated to bringing order to…

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handy helpers

KITCHEN & BATHResin and wood tiered JEWELLERY TRAY, $20 US, Anthropologie, anthropologie.com. Powder-coated steel and acacia wood Clark CANISTERS, from $40 each, Crate and Barrel, crateandbarrel.ca. Metal wicker BASKET, $30, HomeSense, homesense.ca. A SEMICIRCULAR DESIGN IS IDEAL FOR TIGHT QUARTERS.Cuisinart stainless steel wall-mounted POT RACK, $80, Bed Bath & Beyond, bedbathandbeyond.ca. Powder-coated metal Cubiko MIRROR & STORAGE UNIT, $90, Umbra, umbra.com. (PRODUCER, MORGAN LINDSAY)BEDROOMPERFECT FOR KEEPING YOUR SOCKS AND SKIVVIES ORGANIZED.Real Simple plastic Honeycomb DRAWER ORGANIZER, $15, Bed Bath & Beyond, bedbathandbeyond.ca. Cotton blend three-pouch wall-hanging ORGANIZER, $6, eBay, ebay.ca. Polycotton blend and fibreboard drop-front SHOE BOXES, $15 US each, The Container Store, containerstore.com. Painted rubberwood Spot HOOKS, $10 each, EQ3, eq3.com. Rebrilliant metal and plastic Preusser SHELF DIVIDER, $25 per set of 2, Wayfair.ca. ENTRYWAYTWO WAYS TO HANG THIS: OVER THE DOOR OR ON THE WALL.Powder-coated steel and…

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kitchen to-dos

how to KEEP THE COOK’S QUARTERS NEATDAILY□ Put everything back in its proper placeWEEKLY□ Create a meal plan for the week□ Go through your cupboards and fridge, and make a list of what you need at the grocery store; toss expired or spoiled items□ Put away anything that doesn’t belong in the kitchenBIWEEKLY□ Tidy up your pots and pans; if you don’t have a storage organizer, put paper towels between each piece to prevent scratchingMONTHLY□ Make an inventory of your freezer to help with your meal plans for the coming weeks□ Take note of what you need from the bulk food store□ Declutter your junk drawer; arrange odds and ends in small traysSEASONALLY□ Organize your to-go containers, weeding out the broken ones and those with missing lids□ Go through your…

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bathroom to-dos

how to KEEP THE BEAUTY QUEEN’S DOMAIN TIDYDAILY□ Put everything (like toothpaste and makeup) back in its proper placeWEEKLY□ Fold and store laundered towels□ Put away anything that doesn’t belong in the bathroomBIWEEKLY□ Tidy up your toiletries if you don’t have storage organizers like inserts or caddiesMONTHLY□ Declutter your cabinets; determine whether you need (and actually use) each itemSEASONALLY□ Go through your medicine cabinet and properly dispose of expired medications□ Sort through your cosmetics and toss those that have expired or gone rancid□ Organize your towels; throw away any that have holes or are simply worn outPHOTOGRAPHY, ANGUS FERGUSSON; DESIGN, CHRISTINE HANLON ■…

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entryway to-dos

how to MAINTAIN A FUNCTIONAL FOYERDAILY□ Put everything (shoes, hats, mittens, pet accessories, etc.) back in its proper placeWEEKLY□ Sort through the mail stack and toss away junk mailBIWEEKLY□ Empty your wallet of receipts and file or throw them outMONTHLY□ Declutter your drawers: As drop zones for junk coming in the front door, entryway storage spots require extra-special attentionSEASONALLY□ Switch up your doormat. Thick coir mats, with their hard bristles, are the best match for winter boots, while rubber and rope mats are lighter summer options that will still stand up to rain□ Clean your entryway rug or runner□ Go through your seasonal outerwear. Toss items like worn-out shoes and mittens that have lost their match, and donate things such as outgrown coatsPHOTOGRAPHY, MICHAEL NANGREAVES; DESIGN, ANDREA MCCRINDLE ■…

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laundry room to-dos

how to KEEP YOUR LAUNDERING LOCALE SPIC AND SPANDAILY□ Deposit soiled clothing in designated hampers, pre-treating any stains and separating darks, lights, colours and delicatesWEEKLY□ Launder and dry clothes according to their labels□ Take down any items that were hung to dry the previous week□ Sort, fold and iron dry garments before taking them to each family member’s roomBIWEEKLY□ Take stock of supplies, such as detergent, fabric softener and dryer sheets, and refill as neededMONTHLY□ Sanitize the washer by running an empty load with white vinegar on the hottest setting□ Wipe down the interior of the dryer with a damp clothPHOTOGRAPHY, DONNA GRIFFITH; DESIGN, ORSI PANOS ■…