With back-to-school well underway, kids' art projects and stellar work will be streaming in soon. Our designer Lindsay Saccullo gives 5 tips for making it look beautifully curated instead of crazy and cluttered.
I’ve always loved back to school time. The inner dork in me would totally bubble up with excitement when my mom took me school supply shopping at the end of the summer. I couldn’t wait to snag some snazzy new notebooks, folders, and colorful pencils! It always made me feel motivated to stay organized for my new classes. Pretty organization has always felt like a fresh start.
Even though I’m no longer in school, I can still apply this method of being “pretty organized” to the often chaotic life of being a working mom. My waddling, toddling two-and-a-half-year-old daughter goes to “school” (aka daycare) around the corner full time. Every day she comes home with a new art project. Every. Single. Day. Being an artist myself, I love that she has the opportunity to create and learn through art at such a young age. But… coming home with a daily art project quickly creates a clutter pile-up, eating up valuable space in our smallish home.
I don’t have the heart to throw them all away, so I do some serious editing. My husband and I pick our favorite little masterpieces to keep and quietly recycle the others. With small spaces, a curated display is key. And it doesn’t hurt to tastefully edit what you do decide to keep! Here are some Homepolish drool-worthy ways to display your littles’ (or bigs’) masterpieces in your beautifully designed, spotless, organized space.
Click through the gallery for all of my tips!