Thursday, October 7, 2010

Keep yourself organized!

One of the most important things to remember is to ALWAYS keep yourself organized as much as possible. Many of us or almost all of us beauty people invest in our collection of products and we want to keep them looking nice and clean, not all jumbled up in a bag or in a box! This post is going to be mostly showing and explaining ways that I organize all of my goodies in my room! Most are beauty. Some are just organization tips in general. :]

This is the first thing I use to organize with. I keep all of my "personals" in the top drawer because I keep my makeup in the first two drawers of my dresser/vanity. The second drawer is filled with my extra hot hair tools. The 3rd is filled to the BRIMM with magazines. These are also very sleek and modern looking.

This one is for your closet. These hanging shelves are very useful for closet space. You have more shelves to put things on! I stack all of my jeans in here. I'm thinking about moving  these and putting something else here though. We will see!

These are just a few of the things I use to organize my jewlery. The pink thing hanging on the wall is actually a place mat. They came in packs of 2 for a dollar at the dollar tree. I just use them to hang all of my hook ear rings on. The second piece is one from Claires. It cost like 12.50. I use it to store all of my  stud earrings and earrings that arent hook. I also keep my necklaces hanging here so they won't get tangled. The 3rd piece is used for my bracelets. I found this at goodwill for like 2 bucks.

Gift set boxes are good to keep for storage! I use this gift box top to store all of my nail polishes. Works great for me!

Baskets are also a great storage tool! They can hold makeup or anything really depending on the side. Here I just use this little golden basket to hold most of my everyday makeup! I like to keep it out where I can just grab it!

File holders are ALWAYS great for holding makeup palettes. I use this to hold my coastal scents palettes. I got it from walmart for like 3 bucks.

Glass is also good for storage! You can keep little things in glass bowls, stand things up in class cups, or use them to store your makeup brushes. I don't use them to store my brushes however I do use them for the other things. Anything in a tube I just stand up in a class cup and I can reach it easier then rummaging through a drawer to find it. I use glass dishes for little things like cotton balls, sponges, hair ties, clips,bobbi pins, etc.. The thing I use to put my cotton swabs in is actually a reed defuser. After I finished it up I just used it to put my cotton swabs in! :]

I keep some potted things and kabukis on this little platform thing. A candle actually came on this but I took the candle off and display that sepratly and use this for some potted things I tend to reach for.

I use this little spinning organizer for my brushes. It is PERFECT. It was like 12 dollars at TJ Maxx. It spins so I can just spin it around and access my brushes easily. Another great thing for storing brushes are these little pencil holders. Their like 3 dollars at walmart and are sectioned off. I used to use them until I found my spinning holder. Of course the all famous glass sephora inspired holder is great also. I use rice instead of the beads.

Over the door shoe racks are a great closet space saver! I use it to display my shoes that I tend to reach for the most. It also keeps them easily accessable! Another great shoe storage is the shoe under. The little compartment shoe holders that slise under your bed. I have two of those full of shoes. They keep my boots looking nice and neat for winter since they won't fit on my shoe rack!

& last but not least is plastic containers! The rubber maid tubs are good for keeping clothes in and changing them out according to the season. Sterelite containters are good for storing about anything. I use mine to store my nail tools, beauty tools, hair bows, curlers, head bands, makeup bags, cotton balls, makeup wipes, & extra products. But you can use them for anything you want. I use the little plastic trays that you can get in packs of 3 for a dollar to store my makeup with in my vanity/desser drawers. Cutlary trays are also nice for storing potted things like eyeshadows and bases. I also store some of my mini palettes in here. Plasic shoe containers are good for storing anything as well. I store my important papers, school supplies, usb cords, and things like blank cds & photo paper.

Another little storage tip is that if you have any big candles in jars that you have used up. Clean it out and use the jar for keeping things in. If you get the candles with big round openings you can use them to store your makeup brushes. You can also decorate your storage to make it look cute in your own way!

Storage is key to keeping yourself organized & keeping your stuff looking nice. I just wanted to show you guys how I keep myself organized. I hope everyone finds this helpful!

xoxo -- Niki

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