Storage Comes Out of the Closet
How many treasured items have you boxed up and stuffed into a closet or under the bed? These new strategies for open storage will help you bring them out and show them off.
Kitchen Space Saver
It's crunch time in the kitchen. There's zero counter space and you still need a place for extra pots and pans, not to mention the espresso maker. What to do? Cottage Living decorating editor Fran Keenan has a soft spot for everyday items that can be transformed into stylish accessories. "Don't dismiss that no-frills rolling cart you've seen at home centers," Fran says. "Why not enhance it with an inexpensive, bold floral skirt? You'll get the storage you need, plus this easy update make an instant decorative statement."