Handbag: I use mine for everyday outtings since it can easily hold my water bottle, notebook, phone, wallet, pens, keys, snacks, and a few items from my boys.
Antananarivo, the city where we lived in Madagascar, went plastic-bag-less earlier than i ever thought possible. We quickly learned to use baskets for grocery shopping. *Just, BE CAREFUL – while they hold a large volume of items, the handles aren’t made to withstand too much weight. If you use baskets for groceries, dont carry by the handles!
Blanket storage in the living room. Or, use it for a beach bag to carry your picnic blanket, towels, and beach paraphernalia.
Storing towels in the bathroom or guest room.
To corral toys and stuffies in a child’s room. Also GREAT as a diaper bag, since baskets have a large opening to toss stuff in, yet can close up with a drawstring!
Unfolded laundry in a cheerful basket looks way nicer! ;-)
Use as a ‘cache pot’ – to hide your plant pots. An quick way to brighten up a room!
I’ve always wanted to do a blog post on essential items. I’m talking about the items that I carry everyday in my handbag. As my kids have aged, I’ve been able to simplify what I bring with me. 118 more words
Her name is familiar even to those who do not know what fashion is and might live on another planet. Her designs, created nearly a century ago, keep being reiterated by the modern fashion houses season after season. 454 more words
Have been using up some leftover pieces of fabric to make a bag. Proved to be a challenge because of the way the fabric handles and because I made a schoolgirl error and inserted the main zip closure upside down. 32 more words