There is always that on drawer within the house that is piled up with junk. You might have several in the house, or even just one drawer that you constantly find yourself digging through to find what you need. It seems like you will never find the item you are looking for.
Don’t worry, organizing a drawer is manageable.
Organizing even one drawer can be life-changing and save you more time be quickly finding what you need. No matter if the drawer is in your bathroom, office, or dedicated junk drawer establishing a tidy drawer will make you a happier person
No matter the shape or size of the drawer, these simple steps will get them organized.
1. Take it all out
That’s right, dump it all on the counter or floor. Don’t even leave anything in the drawer.
2. Sort through everything
Get sorting through the items you have laid out. Group together like items, such as pens and pencils together or Q-tips and cotton pads, etc. This helps you take a look and see what you have.
3. Eliminate the items
Figure out what you should keep or get rid of. No, you don’t need that if it doesn’t work—throw it out! Get rid of anything that is old, worn out, and doesn’t work. Keep the pens you like. Remove old makeup, bathroom products, or anything else you hardly use and takes up space. This step will help you reset your space and declutter unneeded items in your household.
4. Get organized with containers
It’s a good idea organize your items within containers or dividers. Make sure you measure height, length, and width of the drawer before buying anything.
5. Assemble the puzzle
Arrange your containers within your drawer. Using a combination of small and large sizes can help ensure the needed items in the drawer are organized. It might take a couple configurations to come up with the finished puzzle but you’ll get it.
Once the drawer is set up with the containers, you can put all of your items into the drawer. A good way is to use the grouped items you did earlier in step two.