Do you wish you had perfectly organized drawers like the ones that Marie Kondo suggests? Yep, me too. The only problem is that the idea of folding every single item of clothing and undergarment into neat little packages makes me want to poke my eyes out. Today I am sharing my favorite drawer organizers that keep things tidy without all the work.
Marie Kondo Drawer Hack
They are beautiful, aren’t they?
All those tiny rows of perfectly folded tank tops, socks, and pants?
It’s the stuff Instagram feeds are made of.
But what happens when you take one of those neat little “packages” out?
Or when your toddler decides to empty their dresser while you are in the shower?
I will tell you what happens…the whole thing turns into one big mess!
Then you start to cry because you realize all the time you spent watching YouTube tutorials on how to fold your socks, followed by the hours it took to actually fold everything were all wasted.
I absolutely love that Marie Kondo’s methods have inspired so many to declutter and live with less.
At the same time, many of her techniques are not practical for busy moms who barely have enough time to wash their hair – much less carefully fold their underwear.
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But there’s good news for those of us who want neat and tidy drawers, but want to skip out on the folding part:
There are some awesome drawer organizers that will make it look like Marie Kondo came for a visit, without any of the insane folding techniques that her method requires.
The Best Dresser Drawer Organizers Inspired by Marie Kondo
Once I decided that folding wasn’t going to work for our family, I discovered drawer organizers.
They allow you to quickly and easy “shove” your items into little compartments which create the look of being super organized, even when you aren’t.
I was even able to trick my husband into thinking I became a neat freak after I started using the organizers.
Don’t get me wrong…I love being neat and tidy – but it doesn’t come naturally to me.
That is why I love this little hack that helps me keep my dresser organized with very little effort.
For most items I literally just shove them into the organizers.
For larger items I much prefer the “rolling method” before they go into a dresser drawer organizer.
Here are some of my favorites:
Collapsible Sock Organizer (24 slot) also works great for ties
Clothing Drawer Organizers
Clothing Storage Boxes for Drawers (a set with a variety of sizes)
Clothing Organizer Bins ( Pack of 8)
Kitchen Drawer Organizers
Ok, so I know that you don’t have to fold your kitchen utensils to put them away, but it can be a struggle to keep them organized.
Here are some tools to help:
Clear Nesting Organizers (these are great for the kitchen, bathroom drawers, vanities and desks)
The awesome thing is that most of these organizers can be used anywhere you need them.
Ok, we are almost finished…
Before you go, I just want to share one more thing:
One of my favorite hacks to keep my closets and drawers organized is that I store off-season clothing.
During the winter I pack up all my summer clothes and store them under the bed and vice-versa.
It helps to keep my closet and dresser clutter-free and it’s been a game-changer.
Here are a few more clothing organizers that I use for storage:
Large Capacity Storage Organizers Perfect for extra bedding and winter blankets
There you have it!