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How to secure things to the walls and countertops in an RV

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I’ve written a few posts about how to make your RV or small space look and feel more like a comfortable home (such as this one and this one). I often get asked how I manage to hang things on the walls and secure things to the countertops so that they don’t fall during travel. It’s true that when an RV is driving down the road, it’s basically the equivalent of an earthquake each time. If you don’t secure everything effectively, you could walk into a disaster zone after each trip. So, what works? Nothing is fail-proof, but I’ve found that there are three adhesive organizers that work the best. 1) Command 3M Velcro Strips. These work great for holding items onto walls, especially items that you may need to remove occasionally to update, such as clocks and picture frames. These also work great to attach items to countertops that you may need to use, such as remote controls and dispenser containers, but you want secured during travel.

2) Command 3M Waterproof Strips. These have a stronger …

Decorating a Small Bathroom

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A small bathroom can be a challenge to decorate and make comfortable, but there are some things you can do to make a small bathroom look and feel really cozy. Filling wall space with nice art is perfect for a bathroom. This is where you can express yourself and get away with it. Find a fun piece of wall art that fills the entire wall space, like this one or this one. Instead of hanging a toilet paper roll on the wall, use one of these floor organizers that holds the toilet paper roll as well as stores several backup rolls. A small, decorative trash can with a lid like this one will keep your space looking clean while eliminating trash odors. Nobody wants to see bathroom trash anyway, so a lidded trash can is the perfect solution. A small shower can still store all of your family’s bathing necessities with one of these floor-to-ceiling tension rod shower organizers that looks decorative and keeps everything tidy. Make the most of a small countertop with an automatic hand soap dispense…

When Decorating, Don’t Forget Ceiling Space

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Probably the most overlooked space, whether in a home or RV, is the ceiling. When trying to make a space feel cozy, the ceiling space becomes a key element. You can hang lamps in a corner. In the bedroom, draping a curtain over three bamboo sticks attached to the ceiling by hooks, really spices up the romance and ties all the décor together. Light fixtures can easily be switched out with fun covers to complete a theme. These are all very simple ideas that can really make a room go from “nice” to “amazing”. Need some ideas? Check out these (affiliate links):
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