Project Nursery: Closet/Drawer Organization!Tuesday, November 24, 2015
The nursery is ninety percent done, but we aren't quite ready to reveal the entire nursery just yet, so I figured I'd share a little drawer and closet organization! This was definitely a work in progress as well, as we were still building his wardrobe and baby item collection! I also wanted to wait to finish it off 'til after the baby-shower to see what we get and didn't get! Oh! & I had to wait for my sister to ship me the other pack of Skubb Drawer Organizer from Ikea. We had gotten one pack the last time we went up north, but with trips being cancelled, we just didnt have time to drive 2-3 hours to Ikea. So I had my sister mail me a pack! Haha! But we have majority of the things he'll need and we'll just buy everything else along the way. Im pretty sure were set for his arrival at this point.
As I've mentioned, we used two packs of the Skubb Drawer Organizers from Ikea to keep his drawers nice and tidy. We'll see how long this'll last when he's actually born! Im an organized freak and can't stand when things are out of whack! John's the opposite though, and if it was up to him, it'd just sit in the drawers without the organizers. Lol! I'll start off with Box 1 and go from there on what is inside the drawers. When I was first organizing I was searching for different ways to do it, but it really depends on the amount of drawers you have and what you think will be an easy access is for you. This was my way of organizing it, of course its not the only way. Just an idea which Im hoping will work for us.
Next to the dresser on the left is a Diaper Champ. We ended up with this one vs the Diaper Genie because there are no special bags for it and we can use any bags, but it still locks away odor. Im sure it wont keep 100% of the odor out, and we plan on throwing the trash out every morning, depending on how full it is. The right side of the dresser is a toy bin, which at this point, is still empty. But I'm sure we will be filling that up as we go!
Now to the closet! We had the closet done at week 20 and have just been slowly filling it up. Most of his clothes are gifts from family and friends, and some I buy at second hand stores like Once Upon a Child and Rock-a-bye Baby. Every now and then, I'll head to Carters or Target when they have a good sale and buy some clothes for him. His closet is organized by winter outfits on the left and then by size on the right. I made the size dividers to separate his clothes by sizes, to make it easier to just grab and go. I was going to purchase them at Babies R Us, but after looking at it and the price, I said I'd just make it myself. It was a very simple diy project. The laundry basket is also in the closet, and packs of diapers and wipes! The rest of the baby stuff we received are up in the guest-room because there was no room for them in the nursery.