Good design starts with a clean home. With this in mind my inspiration for this budding spring is; clean, organize, edit and enjoy!
I love a check list, makes me feel so accomplished to check a box off!
If you want an even more thorough list check this site
A refrigerator to aspire to. I love the idea of ceramic egg cartons, and the herb keeper!
How to clean a dishwasher – this is important stuff people, we eat of these plates!
Baking soda! Who’s with me? I have a self cleaning oven, and the first and only time we used it we had to leave the house because it produced the most awful toxic fumes. Here is a simple cleaning DIY solution with baking soda.
Okay, what if there’s a fire, or a flood? What do you need to claim for insurance, do you know what you had? Here’s a link to apps that help you log your home inventory.
Recently I’ve noticed some black mold lurking in my shower corners. Tea tree oil to the rescue! DIY mold remover: 1 tsp of tea tea oil and 1 cup of water = mold zapper.
On the subject of bathrooms – love this DIY organization idea.
How to clean your washing machine: Disinfect with distilled white vinegar and baking soda — the omnipotent cleaning duo. Run with hot water, add the combo (for top loading machines, 3 to 4 cups of vinegar to ½ cup of baking soda; for front loading, ¼ cup of vinegar to 4 tablespoons of baking soda) as it agitates and let sit for 30 to 60 minutes. Restart the machine, let the water drain, wipe down, and air dry.
Laundry room – getting organized. To help you get organized I highly recommend Angela Hoxsey of House in Order. Starting soon Angela will be available once a month at Boho to answer organizing questions.
After my research, I found many more great ideas and tips to share on the next blog – such as tips on how to clean a ceiling fan and DIY soap! I know, cleaning a ceiling fan does not really warrant an exclamation mark, but you have to set the mood… turn up your favorite music, slip into a comfy t-shirt, and get it done!
P.S. In case you didn’t see it on facebook, Boho was featured Napa Sonoma magazine!