Tidy Tuesday, messy drawers are not fun

I love books about organization, don’t you? so inspiring… but putting them into practice can be somewhat challenging.  I am reading Organizing from the Inside Out this month, and I am working on my sort, purge, and assign a home strategies.  Sometime I just take things slowly… one chest of drawers at a time. This vintage one belongs to the Little Lemondrop and he is quite a handful to dress already, nevermind when I can’t find things quickly. So in honor of the changing weather I sorted and purged those little pants and shirts down to a manageable amount, and then created almost free colorful dividers to keep things sorted. I’ve done the same thing to several of my own drawers, including my unmentionables. That way I can find the styles or colors there I need in no time. Want super organized drawers without spending money on organizers?  Here’s one I did in an afternoon, two more followed for jammies and winter sweaters.

Wrap your divider in your inexpensive, fun paper.

Put like with like to find things quickly, these are all spring/summer weight except the jeans. I can find things in a pinch now. And by pinch I mean when someone is soiling a diaper and yelling about a lost car or ball.

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  • Megan Colwell

    That is a cool and inexpensive idea! http://nauticalowl.blogspot.com/

  • Meghan Elizabeth

    looks rad! I love organizing… I just need to actually do it more

  • http://twitter.com/bekuhdoo Bekuh Browning

    This is such a great idea! I’ve seen the wrapping paper liner trick before, but never the separator too. Genius!

  • carmasez

    Makes sense since by rolling up things you can get a lot more in a suitcase. Love the liner paper too

  • http://twitter.com/LittleTreeVtg Maria

    what a cute idea! looks awesome