A bit of organising

IMG_4694I have been doing a bit of organising over the last day or so. This is the walk-in pantry as good as I can get it a) without buying expensive built-in shelves a la Nigella, and b) with the exception of the new sink that still needs to be fitted in the back right hand corner. It looks like a squeeze but that trolley with the steps on it is on wheels to allow access to the sink. To the left are the double doors into the understairs cupboard.

IMG_4695That has also bee re-populated with tools, WD40 etc. as well as cat litter and two giant barrels of cat food.

IMG_4696I have hung the hooks in the coat room.  iODyne’s suggestion of soaking the hooks overnight in water and Fairy liquid to get the old paint off worked a treat – no need at all for harsh paint strippers. I also then polished them up with some Brasso.

IMG_4697I added a couple to the back of the door too. There are extra hooks on order for the two rails on the facing wall.

IMG_4703Ruby having lap time.

I also organised the top floor cupboard but haven’t taken a picture yet – it will all have to come out again when the carpet is fitted but at least there is some order for now!

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One thought on “A bit of organising

  1. Oh Miss Ruby’s beautiful face!
    all my children are 40+ but the ‘helicopter mum’ just kicked in when I saw the hooks on the back of the door – don’t throw it back and puncture the wall behind.

    Back in 1930 Le Corbusier pointed out that ‘a house is a machine for living’ and one cannot have too many hooks for hats coats umbrellas scarves dressing gowns shopping bags dogleads, kitchen hooks for tea/handtowels aprons, – all the things we need ‘to hand’ for grabbing quickly.
    I love the historic Shaker style of even hanging chairs on their walls.

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