Weekend Organizing Spree

With inspiration from this post on Live Simply by AnnieI took advantage of the long weekend to organize and clean up.

Caffeine always necessary:

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1. Purse and work bag

Contents of purse when I first dumped everything out
Contents of purse when I first dumped everything out.

 

Hot mess. Brought out old clutches and makeup pouches to sort everything.
Hot mess. Brought out old clutches and makeup pouches to sort everything.
Used a first aid kit box for sample perfumes and travel makeup items
Used a first aid kit box for sample perfumes and travel makeup items.
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Looking much better. Pouches for makeup, cords/headphones, keys/metro card, business cards, etc.
the amazing "grid it" for my larger work bag and one more pouch
The amazing “grid it” for my larger work bag and one more pouch.
all done!
All done!

2. Medicine cabinet and makeup cart

before
Before.
After! Repurposed items I already had and changed shelf height. Tiny little medicine cabinet can hold a ton if you use it right!
After! Repurposed items I already had and changed shelf height. Tiny little medicine cabinet can hold a ton if you use it right!

Makeup cart was already in good shape, just changed things up a bit after I did medicine cabinet. And a sneak peak at some of the vintage finds I bought this weekend- awesome metal cups for brushes, etc!

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3. Mail bowl, junk drawer and desk storage box

Ridiculous before shot. I let all of these bins get way out of hand.
Ridiculous before shot. I let all of these bins get way out of hand.
After! With a full trash can.
After! With a full trash can.

4. Reusable bag collection (only took about 3 minutes)

Before. I'm ashamed.
Before. I’m ashamed.
During.
During.
After! Rolled and folded the reusable bags. Balled up all the plastic bags together with a rubber band and put under sink.
After! Rolled and folded the reusable bags. Balled up all the plastic bags together with a rubber band and put under sink.

5. Storage closet

Organized and sorted tools, paint supplies, cleaning products, laundry necessities, etc.

Sorry, forgot to take before shot. Here's the after.
Sorry, forgot to take before shot. Here’s the after.

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