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An homage to Storage

I am pretty sure it started right here… The second shelf. The one with the beautifully co-ordinated glass jars holding art paraphernalia. Yes, that one. I want my home organisation to look like this. I am fairly (some – i.e. my husband – might say overly, but he would be wrong. I am merely stemming the tide of his inherent predilection for mess creation) tidy, but I am not organised. I stuff things in drawers. I do not file. I want to Take Control of this. And here’s where I start. Display I love an open shelf arrangement. We had one in our last house – and it was surprisingly easy to maintain. (The key was having a colour palette e.g. all-white mismatched crockery; blue and white; brights, you get the gist If you are going to have everything on show, you might as well make it beautiful as well as useful (William Morris would be thrilled.)  Large kitchen cabinet, £555, Ella’s Kitchen Company  (There’s a smaller one for more petite kitchens – this wonderful company will paint it to order in one of their tastefully delightful shades.) Alternatively, this is quite the most stylish way to store herbs and spices…