A mother of two with a passion for interior and styling has offered a glimpse into her beautifully organized home.
Carmen Strong, 28, from Springfield, New South Wales, is a do-it-yourselfer. Her ability to create a tranquil environment has earned her more than 24,000 fans on Instagram.
Her home makeover took nine months, a project she began to share on social media below Little Strong Home at the request of friends and family.
FEMAIL takes a close look at Carmen & # 39; s inspiring and streamlined home and reveals her top tips and the brands she uses to get the job done.
Carmen Strong (photo) is a mum of two whose passion for interiors and organization has brought her more than 24,000 followers on Instagram
Carmen & # 39; s sharp look at the willingness to dump TV has seen her transform her home in nine months
Speak against Beautiful at home, Carmen said that styling and organization & # 39; as a hobby & # 39; for her.
& # 39; I'm adding it. Some people like to sit and watch Netflix or TV, and others – like me – spend our time styling and organizing. It's refreshing and keeps things fun, & she said.
Her efforts look completely professional, something she attributes to working with a plan and tackling every part of the house room by room.
This incredibly well-organized linen press is made using wire baskets from Adairs (top shelf) and burlap containers from Bunnings
What are the brands that Carmen runs to help her organize at home?
Linen press: Hessian baskets, Bunnings, wire baskets, Adairs and tags, Spotlight, labels, practical pantry labels
pantry: Glass jars, IKEA, wooden crates, IKEA, baskets, IKEA, labels, practical pantry labels
Refrigerator: Containers, Catch of the day, Peters or Kensington, drink holders, Kmart, labels, practical pantry labels
Medicine cabinet: Drawer sets, The Reject Shop, labels, practical pantry labels
Handicraft trolley for children: Bamboo trolley, Kmart, larger storage boxes, IKEA, hanging storage, IKEA, labels, practical pantry labels
Carmen's best advice to those who want to streamline every room was to first get everything out, find out what you have before you put it back in a designated room.
It is a technique that she believes has enabled her to efficiently organize even the smallest spaces & # 39 ;.
When organizing each area, it is the small things such as containers and labels that make the difference.
Every aspect of Carmen & # 39; s house has been redecorated, including her young daughter's bedroom
A color palette of soft pink, white and gray blends beautifully with natural floors and ivory walls
Although the result looks chic, stylish and trendy, Carmen does not believe in spending a huge amount of money.
For example, when she recently messed up her linen press, she shoped at Bunnings where she was able to buy white-dipped baskets, priced at $ 12 for two.
Labeling is also something that adds a unique and refined touch.
Carmen created this trolley with a $ 12 bamboo Kmart trolley and storage containers from IKEA
Her cunning labels come with thanks to tailor-made label makers Practical Pantry Labels.
Spotlight is her favorite destination for cute cardboard tags with a package of 25 priced for just $ 2.25.
In addition to tackling larger parts of the house, Carmen has also streamlined smaller aspects, including her children's hobby car and the inside of her fridge.
The inside of Carmen & # 39; s refrigerator is arranged with containers of Catch of The Day and Peter & # 39; s or Kensington
The smart craft station was made using a $ 12 trolley from Kmart and a selection of containers from IKEA.
The Carmen fridge is also a beauty thing, with all food neatly stored in labeled boxes.
She revealed that storage containers for this space were purchased at Catch of The Day and at Peter & # 39; s of Kensington.
Carmen & # 39; s design aesthetic is inspired by various trends, including bo-ho, Scandi-minimalism and coastal areas.
In addition to organizing all aspects of her house, every room has an aesthetic that blends into the whole.
She draws inspiration from current trends, including boho, Scandi-minimalism and coastal areas.
A color palette of soft pink, cream, gray works well against natural wood floors and accessories. Rose gold accents are also everywhere.
& # 39; It has evolved into something that I never thought it would be. I'm glad I can share my house and organization with other people, & Carmen said.
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