Monday, November 13, 2017

{Get Organized} My Nemesis Drawer

I feel like I've posted about this drawer before but if I have, I can't find it. I call it my "nemesis drawer" because I have an awful time trying to keep it organized.
Mr. Click and I share this dresser (very old hand me down) and the bottom drawer looks like two drawers but it's one VERY deep one and it's mine. I have two regular sized drawers as well (we have a large closet for the rest of our clothes but this is our only set of drawers).
I have tried to keep it organized but it would quickly become messy again and it was hard to keep things where they were supposed to be.  I looked for ideas on Pinterest and didn't find anything for deep drawers.  The Marie Kondo method doesn't work in such a deep space either.
I bought some deeper organizing bins from the Dollar Tree.
I purged some of the items in the drawer and started a donate pile.
I was only able to fit two of the bins but their height is perfect for this deep drawer. One bin holds pj's and the other one holds workout wear.  I filled in the middle area with thicker socks and pj/workout shorts. There is some room behind the bins for lesser used items.  It's not perfect but it's so much better and easier for me to keep neat!  I did this project back in the summer and the system has been holding up.  How do you organize deep drawers?

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5 comments:

Tamar SB said...

love the idea of using bins! I need to reorganize some drawers!

Julie's Creative Lifestyle said...

Hi Heather, I love the idea of the bins in the drawers to stay organized. Thanks for sharing at C&C with J&J. Enjoy your day and week!
Julie

Jessica @ Barefoot by the Sea said...

Looks great! I'm ALWAYS into organizing my junk this time of year. Last week, I tackled our kitchen cabinet with all my Christmas stuff. I love how these affordable Dollar Tree bins don't look Dollar Tree! Good job!

Clairejustine oxox said...

Great idea Heather. They look so tidy, I could do with doing this :)

Carla from The River said...

Great idea for the deep drawer. I have one of those in a craft dresser, this will help!

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