I have these three small shelves on the side of my vanity that keeps all my "stuff" - its like the junk drawer for the bathroom.
Its always an eye sore and I hate that these bins look in such disarray. The top shelf holds cotton pads, q tips, and headbands, second shelf is all my nail care products, and the third shelf is a mismatch of travel sized products, contact cases, toothbrushes, floss, etc. Since the shelves are small I knew I needed to keep around the same size bins but I wanted something a bit more sturdy and to add a pop of color.
Saturday afternoon I headed over to the motherland, Target, and searched around for something that might just work.
A little tip: When organizing purchase a few different items that *could* work and try them all out to see. You can always take back the extra and this way you alleviate some of the pressure to find the right size/color/grouping that works.
I ended up grabbing some glass jars from the bathroom section for my q-tips and cotton pads but at $15 a pop I knew there had to be a better choice. After walking the isles I landed on kitchen organization and found these latch top mason jars for $7 - bingo!
I also grabbed two different types of storage bins but these turquoise ones with lids were the runaway winner.
I went through each bin and took out the junky stuff that I never use which made the whole process feel worth it right then. One bin I did not clean out, nail polish. There is something about throwing away perfectly good nail polish that gives me the sweats, I just cant do it. I will say that with just a few minutes of cleaning and organizing these bins already look better. Also, don't ask why I have 30 million contact cases and eye glass cleaners because I have zero clue. Like their good friend, nail polish, I couldn't make myself throw away a good contact case. Hoarder much?
Since this post I have also purchased a storage bin to hold toilet paper next to the toilet. So those two lonely rolls above are no more.
So there you have it, a quick and easy bathroom organization update. I've really got to move onto another room before I start getting a little OCD in here.
Turqouise bins: here
Glass Jars: here