Who would have thought I could take this many photos of my drawers...not me, teehee.
These are the after photos...aren't they so pretty and organized :)
Here it is before I cleaned it up...see it needed some help.
One thing I do like that I had done years ago was put in these smaller white containers that I bought from the dollar store.
What I also did was put a couple of pieces of Velcro on the bottoms of the containers so they don't move around when the drawers are opened.
I put the soft part of the Velcro on the actual drawer bottoms, so when I want to clean the drawers the soft part of the Velcro won't rip your rag or paper towel.
So lets dig the dirt on this drawer shall we ;)
As you can see it has a mish mash of everything. Nail polish, new tooth brush, nail polish, hotel soaps, nail polish, emery boards...umm nail polish.
The sad thing is, this isn't even close to all of our nail polishes. And Ashley and I are the only ones that wear it :0
You know the drill...take everything out, wipe out the drawer and purge, purge, purge.
No nail polishes were hurt during the purging of this drawer ;)
The smaller container holds things for my bath times. I am big on taking relaxing tubs. I light a candle (see the pink lighter), run a hot bath and read a book, magazine and even have a little nap in the tub :)
This drawer doesn't look as bad..but it was gross. I hate hair. I like the hair that I have on my head, but I hate loose hair or wet hair, just don't like to touch it or have it wrap around my fingers... Blech. Funny that at one time I wanted to be a hair dresser, lol.
See told you...Gross.
This photo doesn't even show the amount of hair that was in this drawer.
You know how people with more then one pet complain about the hair they have to sweep up. I think I have them beat...4 females live in this house and we all have long hair.
By the time I had finished wiping out this drawer my face was sore from the disgusted face I was making.
See those white squares? Those are the Velcro pads.
I threw away all the elastics that were shot..as in no more elasticity. And the ones the girls don't like, such as the real thin ones or the ones with sparkle in them.
I put the pins...or bobby pins as my mom called them, in a small container that has a lid.
I put the elastics on a clamp. So they are nice and contained.
I washed the combs and the brushes, that was a chore in itself.
Here they are all nice and neat and organized.
Tips to organizing your Bathroom Drawers:
1. Remove-Take everything out of your drawers. I did one drawer at a time.
2. Clean: Wipe down the the insides and outsides of your drawers.
3. Purge- Throw away anything that is expired.
Get rid of sample products, and products that you will never use, or anything that is broken, or unusable to you. There were some hair ties that my girls would never wear now as they are older. So I got rid of them.
Also get rid of items that you have to many of. We had way to many hair ties, I had room to store them all in here, but decided we really didn't need that many.
Nail polish is an exception to this rule ;)
4. Sort- Put like things together. All the hair ties are all in one space, not all over. The bobby pins are in their own container. The things I use for my baths have their own spot. I don't have to go searching for a lighter for my candle.
It is easier to find something when you need it, plus hopefully your family won't keep bugging you as they will be able to find things as well ;)
5- Organize- Put away and organize the remaining items.
Are your other areas still looking organized?
How did you do with the last mission Medicine Cabinet ?
I will share the bottom cupboard on another day :)
Not go and clean your drawers ;)
I hope you all had a creative Tuesday :)