Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Organizing my bathroom drawer

I have a confession. I had a really really cluttered and horrible bathroom drawer. It drove me crazy. I really love the blogs that just keep things real. The ones that show the ugly truth. So I'm going to do the same and show you my dreadful before picture. Even tho it makes me want to cringe now. I look at it and wonder how did I live with it like that? Yikes!

Here is what my bathroom drawer looked like before. {Please don't judge me too hard, it's pretty bad!}

It's a crazy mixture of makeup, hair products, nail polishes and so on. It's just chaos at its best.

Like I talked about here, I've been decluttering the entire house like crazy. I'm gone through every drawer and cabinet getting ready for a yard sale and to get clutter out of here. 

After decluttering the whole house, I'm now working on organizing the whole house. I feel like having a clean, tidy, no-clutter, everything-in-it's-place home will make our house feel like our castle.

I know I won't be able to organize every single area in our house during this series. So I decided to first tackle the places that would affect us the most. The most used places in the house. The bathroom drawers are something me and my husband use every day. 

I decluttered them. I got rid of a ton of junk we didn't need in them. I cleaned them. Then I started thinking: how could I organize them? And make them pretty while being functional?

I had on hand a roll of black and white polka-dot wrapping paper I love that I got at Target. I decided to line the drawers with that. Then I found these very budget friendly hot pink bins from the Dollar Tree. I bought four in different sizes.

So after using the wrapping paper I had on hand and the bins from Dollar Tree, I got an organized drawer for 4 bucks!

I still have to finish my husband's drawer. His wasn't near as cluttered as mine. I decided he probably would feel the pink bins and polka-dot liner would be a little too girly so I am going for more of a manly drawer for him. I also found him some bins for his at the Dollar Tree. They have some pretty good organizing tools there! 

I love my new drawer now. It has made my mornings so much easier. It's funny how the little things really do make a difference. Everything has a place and I can find everything so easy now.

I'm really feeling like a queen in her castle right now. :)

I am or will be sharing with these Awesome Parties:
///Monday: Monday Funday Link Party @ Uncommon Designs / Made by you Monday @ Skip to my Lou / Sunday Showcase @ Under the table and dreaming by Stephanie Lynn/Take-a-Look Tuesday @ Sugar Bee Crafts / Get your Craft on Tuesday! @ Today's Creative Blog / Tutorials & Tips Party @ Home Stories A2Z 
///Tuesday: The Inspiration Board Link Party @ Carolyn's Homework / Share it link party @ The Winthrop Chronicles 
///Wednesday: Fall into Fall @ DIY By Design / Wow Us Wednesdays @ Savvy Southern Style / We Did It! Wednesday @ Sew much ado / Transformation Thursdays @ The Shabby Creek Cottage/Hookin up with HOH @ House of Hepworths/ Whatever goes Wednesday @ Someday Crafts / Show and Share Wednesday @ Semi Homemade Mom 
///Thursday: Thursdays are your days @ 52 Mantels / Party Time @ The 36th Avenue / Live, Laugh, {Linky} Thursday @ Live Laugh RowePinterest Power Party @ The Taylor House/Link Party Thursday @ Somewhat Simple/ Keep Calm and Link up @ Becoming Martha/Flaunt it Friday @ Chic On A Shoestring DecoratingShine on Fridays @ One Artsy Mama 
///Friday: Creative Inspirations Linky Party @ Embracing Change / Frugal Friday @ The Shabby Nest / Show and Tell Friday @ My Romantic Home / I'm Lovin' It Fridays @ Tidy Mom / {What's Shakin'} link party @ Shaken Together / Funky Junk's Party Junk @ Funky Junk Interiors/Weekend wrapup party @ Tatertots & Jello 
///Saturday: Spotlight Saturday Link Party @ Classy Clutter /Sundae Scoop @ I heart nap time / Overflowing with creativity @ It's overflowing /Think Pink Saturdays @ Flamingo Toes 
///Sunday: Nifty Thrifty Sunday @ Nifty Thrifty /Making the world Cuter Monday @ Making the World Cuter  /CraftOManiac Monday @ CraftOManiac / Motivate me Monday @ Keeping it Simple


  1. haha I love the before thats what my hair drawer looks like, it needs some serious organisation! Yours looks so much neater and easier to find things, I think I have found my weekend project :)

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