Got 5 Minutes? Organize Your Junk Drawer With These Acrylic Storage Containers
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Got 5 minutes to organize?
Organize your drawers in just minutes with these affordable acrylic drawer organizers. You’ll never look at your junk drawer the same way again!
I don’t think I’ve ever met someone who doesn’t have a junk drawer. Whether yours is messy or organized, it’s hard to avoid having one of these pesky drawers in your home. That’s why I purchased these acrylic drawer organizers from Target years ago and haven’t looked back since!
*Note since purchasing mine, Target updated the color of their product from bright blue to a dark gray rubber.
Trying to stay on a tight budget? Luckily, the Dollar Tree has nearly identical containers for just a buck each! While they’re not quite the same material and quality, they’re certainly much more affordable if you’re buying multiple drawer organizers. 🙌🏻
Now, let’s get organized with your new acrylic drawer organizers!
1. Take everything out of your drawer.
The first thing you’re going to do is take everything out of your drawer. You can’t get organized until you have a fresh, clean slate!
2. Put everything into groups.
AHH! Don’t you already feel better looking at this? 😍 I know I do!
This is the most important step to achieving a functional junk drawer. When taking everything out, group similar things together as shown above.
Don’t forget to test each pen and marker and toss out the ones that no longer work. This is also a great time to sharpen all your good pencils too.
3. Analyze what you’re organizing in your acrylic drawer organizers.
Next, you’ll want to analyze everything you’re keeping so you can decide how many acrylic drawer organizers you’ll need. Make sure to also measure inside of your drawer so you know that all the containers will fit. 🙌🏻
As you can see above, the main groups are writing tools, command hooks & adhesives, and tons of batteries. Everyone’s junk drawer stuff will vary, so that’s why I love these acrylic drawer organizers so much – they come in 3 different sizes so they’re completely versatile for your needs.
Another reason I chose these acrylic drawer organizers is that they have grips on the bottoms which make ALL the difference.
I tried another set of organizers before, but they slid everywhere when opening and closing the drawer. Over time, they caused more of a hassle than a solution.
4. Put everything in your acrylic drawer organizers.
Now you’re ready to start putting everything into your acrylic drawer organizers. Everything should have its own place and be easily accessible so when you need it you aren’t having to shuffle around in your drawer.
5. Put everything back in your junk drawer.
This is the most rewarding part – seeing everything placed so perfectly! 👏🏻 Thanks, acrylic drawer organizers. 😏 And now you also don’t have to be embarrassed opening your drawers in front of guests. LOL!
Hip Tip: Cut Command velcro strips into squares and stick them to the bottom of any containers without grips so each one stays in place. Plus, they won’t damage your drawer if you ever need to rearrange stuff down the road.
6. Take a minute to appreciate your job well done.
Wow! 👏 Look at the amazing difference – these acrylic drawer organizers sure made life easy peasy! Looking at the before, it’s hard to believe it really wasn’t that much stuff after all! 😱
I loved these acrylic drawer organizers so much, I made sure to scoop up some extra containers for my bathroom drawer.
See what I mean? They’re super versatile, and I love the new gray color of the container bottoms! 😍