This week we tackled linen & hall closets. I'm still a bit behind, but will be updating my photos as the day goes.
But let me say, I am addicted to making organizers out of boxes. So much so, that I started eyeballing the left over pieces to see if there were some other organizational uses for them. No luck thinking of anything, yet!
I also realized I hang on to a lot of health and beauty products "just in case." I think I don't want to be wasteful when I don't like a product, or am given something, so I hold onto the item. When I find a product I like, I will use up every last drop, but if I don't, instead of throwing it away, I just squirrel it away in a cupboard. Do I think that if I leave it in the closet long enough I'll suddenly start liking it again? I don't know.
But I'm working on it.
I was also horrified to find yet ANOTHER unpacked box labelled "linen closet." This one was in our bedroom (we may or may not have a bunch of unpacked boxes hidden in our bedroom). My first reaction was "we haven't needed anything in this box in 7 months, so I should just toss it." However, when I opened it, I realized there were items in it that we HAVE needed and couldn't find. So, I guess I'm going to have to go through that one too!
So here are my after pics, which will be updated throughout the day (before pics here)
Downstairs linen closet:
|I plan to cover & label the boxtop organizers tonight|
Top shelf is medicines, vitamins and supplements
|The big change is I moved the diapering supplies to the middle of the cabinet |
I also moved first aid & outdoor stuff (sunscreen, bug balm) to the second shelf
|Extra paper goods, lightbulbs, electrical stuff & dog stuff|
|Hall closet is all organized|
(No, that isn't an unpacked box, it is full of aquarium supplies)
|Lots of good storage space (and labels)|
|LOTS of labels. I call the top shelf "the guest room" as that is where|
the air mattresses, guest sheets, extra pillows and blankets live.
Game closet: (coming soon!)
Upstairs linen closet: (coming soon!)
I can't wait to see/hear what you've been working on!