Wednesday, September 19, 2012

the under-the-bathroom-sink-organizer thing

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meet my under-the-bathroom-sink-organizer. if you can think of a better name, please let me know. :) this picture doesn’t really require words, so for your viewing pleasure, here’s my under-the-bathroom-sink before the organizer part:


and that’s all i have to say about that.

i googled ways to organize this mess and found plenty, but they all cost a little more than i wanted to spend. i came up with this idea and it’s worked beautifully! first i measured the height and width of my cabinet so that I could get containers to fit, then we measured to allow for the plumbing and my husband and i built the frame. i am proud to say that it has been organized for nearly two months! major accomplishment.







if you would allow me to give you a couple tips:
1) measure, measure, measure. baskets, cabinet, plumbing, etc. i learned this the hard way. fortunately nothing was drastic enough that we had to start over…. :)
2) if you want to save a couple bucks, do this when you can. i had 4 full bottles of nail polish remover in that crazy mess….
3) don’t sweat it if you realize your obsession with beauty products as you’re organizing. i have one as well. make-up addicts anonymous meeting times will be posted shortly.


hope you love! now, get to organizing! speaking of, i plan on building and under-the-kitchen-sink-organizer soon. :)





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31 comments:

  1. I love it. Where did you find your bins? did you buy those first?

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    1. I found the bins at Wal-Mart. I bought the cheapest ones I could find because those things can be expensive too. Yes, you need to buy these first so you will know your measurements when building. Let me know if I can help with anything else. :)

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  2. Love this idea! I am pinning to try and get my hubby to make for our very cluttered bathroom sink. Saw your link on Friday Fun Party. :)
    I'm your newest follower!

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    1. Thanks Pam! I hope your hubby is as handy as mine :). I'd love to see the finished product!

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  3. Nice idea and transformation! Thanks for sharing at Potpourri Friday!

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  4. That is a really good idea. Props to the hubs as well :)

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  5. Great job! Can you come organize mine? (wink wink) Thanks for sharing at the Pomp Party!

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  6. Ahhh...doesn't it feel so much better being organized? Love your project...my under the sink looks like your before!
    I did manage to complete an organization project in the bathroom last week and I love the results! Yours looks great too!
    Thanks for sharing your excitement and ideas at the Creative Inspirations Linky! Please stop back next week for the Autumn Inspiration Linky Party to link up your fall ideas!
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  7. What great storage you created! I've been doing a bunch of organizing at my place too- it feels so much better!

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  8. Awesome job! I need to do some organizing!! Thanks for linking up at Keep Calm and Link Up!
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  11. The good thing about it is that it has many functions other than a storage furniture. I gotta made one of these right now.

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  24. Love your design for organizing under a small sink. I've seen things like this before - but yours looks nicer. I think I'll be creating something like your tower half, combined with an offset slide out on the other half. I like the idea of leaving part of the front open for quickly dropping new items in allowing me to unwrap and organize them when I use them.

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