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Good News! Howards has a New Owner

Howards Storage World is pleased to announce that it is officially out of Voluntary Administration with Deloitte securing a sale of the business and its importing company to dual companies My Home Storage Pty Ltd and Store Trade Pty Ltd. This applies to the Company store operations and main importing company. Franchised stores were never affected by the administration process.

Top Ideas for an Organised New Year

With the kids back at school, February is the ideal time to get the house ship shape and organised. See the latest member offers for Feb 17 and take advantage of some very organised savings. Offers end 5/3/17.

Mama gets the job done!

Davis & Waddell bring you on-trend designs for the kitchen. They have had a little fun and The Cool Mama and Angry Mama are a creative yet practical addition to any kitchen!

The simplehuman LED Sensor Mirror

This is a mirror like no other! It Lights up automatically as your face approaches and has a tru-lux light system. With an incredible 5 year warranty, the simplehuman LED Sensor Mirror is not only beautiful and practical, it will last the distance.

It’s Makeover Month!

It’s ‘makeover month’ at Howards and we have everything you need to tackle those top trouble spots within your home. Besides, who can say no to a good ‘before and after’ reveal?

Before and After – Makeovers

There is nothing like stepping back and appreciating your efforts to overhaul a space. Sometimes the changes can be minimal, other times a complete system is replaced to ensure the space works better going forward. Big or small, decluttering and organising a space can change the way we live and feel in a space. Refer to makeovers before and afters.

Shoes Glorious Shoes

From the modest to the mid size collection and beyond, there is a shoe storage solution for you. Here we show you storage – perfect for heels, best for flats, quality basics and great ways to hide them away! Plus the ultimate solution every girl dreams of!

Dream Wardrobe

Anything you can dream, we can create. There are no limits to creating a wardrobe space to reflect who you are. Come in-store for a FREE personalised wardrobe design session and create YOUR dream wardrobe.

Howards Hanger Secrets

Hangers are the quiet achievers of the wardrobe, an essential workhorse, when used correctly will love your clothes! There are specialty hangers designed to hold items renowned to create clutter. Howards are a hanger specialist. See some of the ‘out of the box’ hanger solutions that will amaze and delight!

Wireware – The Quiet Achievers

In a pantry, on a shelf, in a cupboard or in a drawer, a little bit of structure goes a long way! Howards are specialists when it comes to organising these spaces. Sometimes all it takes is the addition of a rack or specialty organiser to utilise height, add a shelf or create order in a space.

What’s New in Bins at Howards

When it comes to making rubbish look good, it’s all in the bin. Wesco Bins, NEW to Howards shows German engineering at its very best. Not only functional and durable these bins have been designed with looks in mind! The New Howards Range of Bins have some great features and includes slim designs to suit narrow spaces.

Glass Food Storage – 5 Reasons to Love it

Glass is the hot new trend in food storage. Glass is freezer, microwave and fridge friendly, and does not stain or retain colours or smells. This means that food can go from freezer/fridge/pantry straight into the microwave for reheating. Whether using Kilner or Le Parfait Jars for preserving or as a display, or Décor Realseal or Snapware for leftovers, glass is the smart choice.

Neata Wardrobe Makeover

Here we show you how we made over a U-shaped wardrobe by using the Howards Neata Shelving System. Start with the Basics, then when your budget permits, add the finishing touches!

Part 2: Wardrobe Makeover – The Upgraded Solution

Doing your wardrobe on a budget doesn’t necessarily mean going for the cheapest alternative. With a little forethought and planning your wardrobe makeover can be created in stages, not only allowing you to save for the ultimate solution but allowing you the time to determine what inclusions you really want. Here we show you how we made over a U-shaped wardrobe by using the Howards Neata Shelving System. Start with the Basics, then when your budget permits, add the finishing touches!

Part 2 – The ultimate solution for this difficult u-shaped space – including drawers, sliding shoe racks and archive storage.

Budget Pantry Makeover

When it comes to your pantry, it pays to be organised – in more ways than one; and the best news is it doesn’t have to cost a lot to create a system the whole family can use.

Part 2 : Student Wardrobe Makeover

Whether you’re a student or simply trying to overhaul your wardrobe when space and money is tight, we’re here to unveil the five essentials for a wardrobe makeover on a budget. We previously met with Karla and her partner Will during Part 1 (The Kitchen) of our two-part Student Budget Makeover.

Part 1 : Student Kitchen Makeover

No room and no budget? Do you know a student who could do with a little help? Make a difference in someones world with some clever organisers and a few small changes. Uni student Karla and her partner Will are happy to have a space that is much more user friendly.

Budget Pantry Makeover

It doesn’t cost a lot to go from a disorganised pantry to one that is ordered. With the inclusion of a few clever organisers to help group items and maximise your cupboard space, you will not only have more room, but will save money as you will not be doubling up on items hidden away.

Bento Box Lunch Ideas

Suitable for both adults and children alike, the multifunctional Fuel Bento Lunch Box has room for four courses. With one large compartment and three smaller areas this clever box offers flexibility to build your own lunch. The compartmentalised interior containers are great for separating your sandwich from your salad and pasta, particularly for children. Here are some lunch box recipes and ideas to make the perfect lunch and save money.

5 Top Ideas for Making your Kitchen School Ready

With a little organisation your kitchen can be the hub for the brekkie rush, prepping for school lunches and the hungry munchkins for afternoon tea. It all starts with a good breakfast! Allowing your kids to be self sufficient from an early age will set them up for good habits going to school in the future. Stocking breakfast and lunch items in easy to access containers will allow them to pick and pack their morning tea and lunches.

10 Ways to stop Your Kids Lunches Coming Home

We all worry that our kids are getting proper nutrition and ensuring they’re prepared for a good learning day. Are your kids lunches coming home squashed an uneaten? It’s hard to maintain a healthy lunchbox with variety and appeal. Here are some great ideas that will create playground envy and be a winner with your child. TOP TIP: Freeze your kids lunches and save time in the morning.

Back to School Product Review

Howards Category Manager Jules is excited about the 2016 Back to School and Back to Work range. With innovation, food safety and appeal at the heart of the range, she is confident there is something that will tick the boxes for everyone.

H.O.M.E Book- Meet the Author Adele Blair

How To Organise My Everything Author and Concierge Collective Managing Director Adele Blair talks to us about her journey to create a practical guide to storing your home belongings. Adele’s lifelong passion for planning, sorting and streamlining was her inspiration for creating this book.

Favourite Christmas Recipes

Recipes to inspire your Christmas feast. Pavlova, Ham Glaze, Baked Pumpkin Fruit Cake, Christmas Tuffles, No Cook Fruit Cake Pudding Balls, Stained Glass Biscuits, Baked Ricotta, Lychees with Macadamia Nuts and Cream Cheese. Howards have the perfect products to store and display your baking triumphs!

Chef’n Popcorn Popper

Popcorn made easy! The Chef’n Popcorn Popper is made from heat resilient silicone, simply fill the base with popcorn and place in the microwave for around 2 minutes. Enjoy without any added flavours or see the recipes included for some delicious ideas.

Lil Holster Organisers

These nifty little pockets of silicone will cling to any smooth non porous surface, are heat resistant, perfect for the kitchen, bathroom, virtually any room in the house.

Spring Catalogue 2015 Video Preview

Like a sneak peak at what’s in Howards Spring 15 Catalogue? With the change of season, we share organising tips for the wardrobe, drawers, spring cleaning and more! Plus there are lots of NEW finds and Member only offers. Pick up a free copy in-store September and October 2015.

Drawers Masterclass

We all know that dividers are essential to creating order in our cutlery drawers, so using this principle and adding organisers to all your drawers makes perfect sense! From modular solutions for deep drawers to organisers for spices, we have a solution to create order in any drawer. Don’t have a drawer where you need it? We also show you how to turn a shelf into a drawer with some clever pull-out organisers!

Spring Catalogue 2015 Video Preview

Like a sneak peak at what’s in Howards Spring 15 Catalogue? With the change of season, we share organising tips for the wardrobe, drawers, spring cleaning and more! Plus there are lots of NEW finds and Member only offers. Pick up a free copy in-store September and October 2015.

Ultimate Shoe Library

Like to see how to make an ultimate shoe library? Howards expert organiser Cathy Player shows you how to love your shoes with great storage.

Pre Christmas Pantry Preparation

It’s seems a little scary but Christmas decorations will soon be gracing the stores in the lead up to Christmas. It’s time to spring-clean the pantry and get Christmas ready; so get rid of unwanted items and pave the way for a system that will see you through the festive season and beyond!

Wardrobe Design Checklist

Whether you’re redesigning an existing wardrobe or creating a new flexible solution, in order to maximise the functionality of your space, a wardrobe design takes careful consideration. This checklist from Wardrobe Designer will help you achieve the perfect solution.

Decluttering Quick Fixes

Offering solutions for everything to do with cords, as well as ideas for storing, charging and travelling with your devices, our new cord control range will streamline tech chaos. View the video HERE.

Controlling your Technology Clutter

Offering solutions for everything to do with cords, as well as ideas for storing, charging and travelling with your devices, our new cord control range will streamline tech chaos. View the video HERE.

Less is More Catalogue Overview

Offering solutions for everything to do with cords, as well as ideas for storing, charging and travelling with your devices, our new cord control range will streamline tech chaos. View the video HERE.

Tame the Paperwork and Save Time

Like to know the age old secret behind staying on top of paperwork, particularly at tax time? Keep reading to see how this contemporary office solution using Howards own Neata Shelving System can tame the paperwork and save you time (and hopefully money!)

Time Saving Breakfast Station

The trick to saving time is to simplify the number of steps it takes to get things done. Breakfast, particularly with a family, is an ideal activity to employ time saving tactics and this Easy-Build solution is a beauty. View the full article HERE

Neata Office Tax Time

Staying on top of your paperwork especially around tax time is made easy with a Howards Neata Office Shelving solution. Watch the Video

Magic i-Hooks

Our fabulous range of White Magic i-Hooks will help you hang and organise anything from car keys to kitchen utensils without a tool in sight.

The Great Aussie Street Party

Christmas street parties are on the rise in Australia and its little wonder….they’re so much fun! Getting to know your neighbour is a simple way to expand your community making it happier and safer for all. We caught up with Howards customer Felicity, who lives on a street that is famous for it’s Christmas lights. View the Christmas Catalogue HERE.

Tween Makeover

The Howards Team worked together with Katrina from The Organised Housewife to makeover her 11 year-old son’s wardrobe. See what she thinks of his new elfa wardrobe solution. As seen in the September 2014 Howards Catalogue. View the interview HERE.

How to organise your Utility Cupboard

Here are some simple ideas to help organise your utility cupboard. Whether your utility space consists of a couple of shelves or a full cupboard, there are a few simple “Do’s and Don’ts” to consider when organising this area.

Tween Makeover

The Howards Team worked with Katrina from The Organised Housewife to makeover her 11 year-old son’s wardrobe.

Neatfreak ClosetMAX

This ingenious patented system helps you organise your wardrobe and double your hanging space with handy accessories that help you create space for everything.

Organise your Drawers

Organising your Kitchen drawers is a quick and easy 10 minute project. With the right infrastructure and 3 easy steps we show you how to achieve order and save time.

Decor Match-Ups

The modern world is a busy one so if you’re looking for a way to make your life easier in the kitchen look no further. Click here to watch the Video.