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Kitchen Space-Saving Cabinets

Toe-kick drawer offers flat storage for potholders, placemats, and more.

Toe-kick drawer offers flat storage for potholders, place mats, and more.

Recently, during a visit to the home of Al & Susie Lewin, we discovered these outstanding space-saving drawers in their kitchen.

The inside-corner takes wonderful advantage of space that is otherwise hopelessly unreachable.

And the toe-kick drawers are perfect for flat place mats and the like.

Great ideas!



Corner drawers is outstanding for reclaiming lost space.

Corner drawers are outstanding for reclaiming lost space.





This vertical cabinet, next to the stove, keeps spices and cooking oils organized and handy. Courtesy of Houzz..

Eclectic Kitchen by San Luis Obispo General Contractors Green Goods



This cabinet takes advantage of severely vertical space by employing a pull-out knife rack. Note: If small children are in the house, add child-proof safety latches! Courtesy of Houzz.

Transitional Kitchen by Tacoma Kitchen & Bath Designers Signature Design & Cabinetry LLC

Pasadena Sidewalk Chalk Artwork

Sidewalk chalk artwork in Pasadena, California © HomeTips©Don Vandervort, HomeTips

Sidewalk chalk artwork in Pasadena, California
© HomeTips

This Pasadena, California, sidewalk chalk art speaks to appreciating beauty now, without worrying about tomorrow’s weather.

Similarly, the Tibetan Monks’ sand mandalas symbolize the transitory nature of material life, and Navajo sand paintings are central to healing.

Create today. And then create again tomorrow.



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