**Downsize your laundry.** Slotting your washing machine and dryer into a cupboard enables you to have a laundry in high-traffic areas such the kitchen or bathroom, which can also be shut it away. Also utilise any spare surface area for storage by building in shelves, shacks and hooks. See more of this [Melbourne home](http://www.homestolove.com.au/interior-designer-terri-shannon-lights-up-melbourne-home-2854|target="_blank"). Photo: Armelle Habib / *Australian House & Garden*
Did you know that onions and potatoes spoil faster when stored together? That's why this separate basket drawer (complete with a bread box to keep rolls from going stale) is something you need ASAP. See more at The Kitchn »
This [eco friendly bathroom](http://www.homestolove.com.au/a-brisbane-cottage-gets-an-eco-bathroom-renovation-1650) celebrates the heritage elements of the home with a modern touch. *Photo: Emma Reilly / Australian House & Garden*
Chip and Joanna Gaines help a newly married couple create their ideal first home, turning a standard suburban '70s house into a romantic retreat that effectively blends styles, influences and textures.