Tackle it Tuesday: Basement Storage Update!

by Maria Lianos-Carbone

Not long ago, I wrote about the sad state of affairs in a particular area of my home… Remember this?

Yes… some time ago, I posted how I needed help in tackling my basement disaster.

Well over the holidays, we FINALLY tackled it! My husband and father together built some simple wood shelves. They built two actually – one unit that leads to the cellar for all of my kitchen-related supplies including appliances, bulk grocery store items and empty preserve jars – and one under the stairs for more storage.

Here is how they both look now:

Now the trick is to keep these shelves neat and organized…

What did you tackle this week?

Link up your Tackle it Tuesday post…

Tell us what you’re up to with all your other tackles – whether it’s a Christmas craft, housework or anything else – and add your link to your tackle in the Linky below!

We are Tackling Our To-Do Lists Together and making housework bloggable. Each week on Tuesday, we are posting before and after pictures of a project or trouble area that we tackled this week.

Find out more about how Tackle It Tuesday began. The project can be little or big – whatever you want.

Basically, Tackle It Tuesday is about giving ourselves incentive, deadlines and satisfaction in tackling all our tasks — whether household or otherwise.

If you tackled a project this week, just add a comment and add your link below.



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Maria Lianos-Carbone is a lifestyle blogger, writer and publisher of amotherworld.com. Find her on Twitter and Facebook.

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{ 3 comments… read them below or add one }

1 Rachel R. January 22, 2013 at 8:38 am

Wow; it looks great! What a dramatic before-and-after!


2 Stitchingirl January 22, 2013 at 12:21 pm

Your basement looks great! What a fabulous job you did.


3 Maria January 23, 2013 at 9:54 am

Thanks all! Took some time but I’m so relieved it’s all done.


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