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Drawer Organization

Denver, CO


Not sure how to use your drawers to stay organized? Here are some tips, followed by some photo examples, to inspire organized drawers that are practical and pretty!


Steps for organizing your drawers:


  1. Give your drawer a purpose

  2. Remove everything

  3. Discard unwanted items

  4. Categorize remaining items

  5. Clean the drawer

  6. Measure the drawer (width, depth, height)

  7. Purchase and install drawer organizers that will contain each of your categories, fill the space edge-to-edge, and match the aesthetic of your drawer (or space)

  8. If needed, use a drawer liner to keep things from sliding

  9. Move everything back into the drawer

  10. Label if needed and educate your household about the new drawer

  11. Always return items to their new spot

  12. Tidy up the drawer from time to time if needed!


UTILITY DRAWER

T-SHIRT DRAWER

T-Shirts are organized using the file fold method (vs. stacking or rolling). No product needed!

MAKEUP DRAWER

Everything Drawer Organizers with Inset Labels

JUNK DRAWER

COOKING UTENSIL DRAWER

Built-in drawer dividers with custom labels

OVEN MITTS & DISH TOWELS

KIDDO DISHWARE & CUPS

Peg system and Elfa basket
Peg system and Elfa basket

COFFEE DRAWER

NIGHTSTAND DRAWER

WINE SUPPLY DRAWER

GRAIN, NUT & SEED DRAWER

SILVERWARE DRAWER

OFFICE DRAWER

CANDY DRAWER

KITCHEN UTENSIL DRAWER

iDesign Linus Storage Bins with custom inset labels


TANK TOP DRAWER

GLASSES DRAWER

HAIR SUPPLY DRAWER

Five section drawer organizer
Five section drawer organizer

JUNK DRAWER

PRO TIP!

If you have a Container Store near you, their measuring table is super helpful!

As you can see, there are endless ways to do it, and no right answer, so it's a great opportunity to get creative.


If you're looking for products used in this post, most of the photos are linked to the products that were used. You can access the link by clicking the photos. I find most of my drawer organizers at The Container Store and Amazon.


If you need help with this whole process, I'm here for ya! Extra bonus - I receive trade discounts at The Container Store, Williams-Sonoma brands, and other retailers. I pass all savings on to you!


Good luck, drawer slayers!