Monthly Archives - June 2015

Custom Roll Out Shelves Maximize Your Space

Custom designed and built vertical pull out shelves help organize your upper cabinet space. Custom roll outs maximize your existing space and make that space more accessible.  Help Your Shelves is part of Joseph Otto Enterprises.  We are a custom cabinetry shop that realized not everyone was in the market for new cabinetry, but they still wanted to gain accessibility and organization in their existing cabinets.  We use the same construction techniques with our roll outs that we use in [...]

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Banish the junk drawer! Kitchen organization

Junk Drawer Kitchen organization seems to fall short where junk drawers are concerned. It’s often a bottomless drawer of random things from all over the house that have ended up in the kitchen! While it might be tempting to simply ignore this space, it’s a great place to add some customization to keep organized.  We’ve developed the “un-junk” drawer. We find that having a specific place for the items you really want to store in the kitchen keeps the drawer from [...]

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Grilling Hacks

  Grilling season has official begun. The internet is loaded with more recipes than one could ever hope to try. Pinterest is the perfect place to find some grilling inspiration…and waste a couple of hours. We love to grill and don’t let the snow or the mosquitos keep us from cooking outdoors. One of my least favorite household chores is cleaning the grill. I use the nifty ammonia in garbage bag method, which does work, but still it is a [...]

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Reclaimed wood

Reclaimed wood is quite popular these days. The trend of repurposing items is a great way to go green and add character to your home at the same time. During the recent Parade of Homes the Dream Home in Stillwater was a prime example. This home showcased reclaimed wood in several places. The kitchen’s large center island was covered with reclaimed wood, but reclaimed wood was found in several other places as well. The kitchen’s cabinetry was white with the exception [...]

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