A lot of different things get stored inside our bathroom drawers, hidden away but still easily accessible. The contents often get tangled up and messy which can make drawers seem like an ineffective and impractical storage solution. That issue can be easily solved with some bathroom drawer organizers. Here’s a few options for your to choose from.
Cool bathroom drawer organizer ideas
Simple craft board organizer
What can help keeping the contents of a bathroom drawer organized would be to divide the interior into smaller sections. You can do that with only some craft board and wood glue. The drawer organizer can be customized based on the items that you’ll be storing there and your own needs.
Customizable DIY organizer
Bathroom drawers are pretty roomy if you know how to organize them. Dividing them into smaller sections helps to keep the contents separate and to organize them into different categories. For instance the toothbrush and toothpaste can stay separate from your hair ties and from the makeup. Check out this simple tutorial from hazelandgolddesigns to find out how you can customize this type of organizer.
Removable drawer organizer
Making sure the drawer organizer is removable would be very useful for cleaning. It would also mean you can take it out and replace it or make adjustments with ease if or when necessary. You can find useful tips and detailed instructions on how to craft a removable drawer organizer from scratch on divaofdiy.
Modular tray organizer
There’s also lots of drawer organizers and other accessories which you can find in stores and that can help you keep the clutter at bay. For instance, this set of 9 trays from Kootek is very versatile and modular. You can arrange the trays however you want in order to organizer your bathroom drawers and they’re sleek and transparent so they won’t stand out or take up much space themselves.
How to organize drawers with containers
It’s useful to also know a few useful tips before you start organizing and all your bathroom drawers. This way you can avoid purchasing the wrong organizers or ending up having to make modifications. For example, it helps to empty out all the contents of the drawers and to go through them, getting rid of anything that doesn’t belong there. Then you’ll have a smaller mess to deal with when putting in all the organizers. Check out smallstuffcounts for some more tips.
16-piece drawer organizer set
If you have a big drawer or if you want to divide into lots of small sections, get a set that has lots of pieces. The Kootek 16-piece drawer organizer set has a bunch of trays of different shapes and sizes which you can arrange and combine however you want. They’re clear and made of plastic and you can use not just for the bathroom drawers but for the kitchen or your office supplies too.
A variety of options
Not all drawers are the same so they can’t all be organized in the same way. That’s why it’s good to have a variety of options and accessories to choose from like plastic bins, compartmentalized organizers, separated organizers, various bins and so on. Furthermore, each of these can be used in a variety of different ways. Check out tidbits-cami for more details and ideas regarding this.
Clear rectangular trays
Rectangular trays like these ones from STORi are really great for bathroom drawers because they’re just right for things like toothbrushes, hairbrushes and various makeup products. They’re also made of clear plastic which doesn’t visually clutter the drawer and keeps it looking nice and clean. A set of 6 might be enough for all your needs.
Dollar store organizers
Keeping your home clean and organized shouldn’t be expensive. Things like bathroom drawer organizers don’t need to get complicated. A few small containers from the dollar store would definitely do the trick. Pick and choose and create your own custom organization system with containers of different shapes and sizes. Check out thesummeryumbrella for more useful and inspiring ideas.
Bamboo organizer set
Sure, plastic containers and trays are very practical and quite cheap as well but they’re not always the best option. If you want a set of drawer organizers that looks a bit more elegant, check out this lovely set of bamboo trays from Pipishell. It’s stylish enough to look great in your office, in the kitchen and of course in the bathroom too.
Adjustable aluminum organizers
Like with most things, it takes some trial and error because you can figure out exactly what the best configuration for your bathroom drawer organizer is. Luckily, adjustable organizer like this aluminum one let you experiment with different options and make adjustments without having to replace the organizer. Check it out on Amazon for more details.
Drawer dividers made of wood lathes
At your local hardware store you should be able to find these thin pieces of wood that are super cheap and easy to cut. You can use a few of these to make some dividers for your bathroom drawers and any other drawers that need organizing. You can sand them down and stain or paint them if you want to customize them even more. There’s a detailed tutorial on organizedmom which gives you all the details.
Repurposed silverware organizer
Even if it’s made for kitchen drawers, silverware organizers can also turn out to be excellent for bathroom drawers. It turns out the compartments are just right for toothbrushes, toothpaste and other such things. Check if you can find one that fits in your bathroom drawer and give this idea a try. More info and useful tips can be found on littlepenelopelane.
Makeup drawer organization
You could dedicate an entire drawer to all your makeup products and accessories. It doesn’t have to be a big drawer and you can divide it into sections using various trays or bins. Then you can fill them all and store things in little groups based on whatever rules you prefer. Check out shutterbean to see how easy and practical this method is.
Simple organizing ideas
Don’t worry about your organizing that fitting in perfectly. If you’re using a bunch of plastic trays or bins that’s probably going to be the case. Still, a section of the drawer can be left open and you can only divide the rest. Just customize everything based on your needs. You can find a bunch of tips and ideas in this video tutorial by Tara Henderson.
A simple symmetrical grid can suit you really well if you want to divide a bathroom drawer into smaller sections. It would also be easier to build if you’re making a custom one from scratch. There’s a tutorial on simplepracticalbeautiful that can guide you through the whole process and which is focused exactly on this type of design.