Something I found that works for me

sheconquersApril 2, 2007

I have a drawer in the bathroom for hair accessories. I was organizing it one day and came across the idea of using small Dixie cups to sort out barrettes, rubber bands, etc. in the drawer. I can take them out and put them in effortlessly. They work very well. If you use nonstick drawer liner, they don't move around too much.

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talley_sue_nyc

That's a great idea--little dividers, ready-made.

I once did something similar, but the paper cup (bigger than a Dixie cup, though) was too tall, so I cut it off and stuck it in the drawer to hold rubber bands.

Those high sides are really useful for stuff like rubber bands, aren't they?

    Bookmark   April 2, 2007 at 6:12PM
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liz_h

I need some drawer dividers for a vanity, and I ~really like the price of these!

    Bookmark   April 2, 2007 at 10:16PM
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patser

I recycle empty medicine containers (kind pills/capsules come in) for this very purpose.

    Bookmark   April 3, 2007 at 5:46AM
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jannie

i use a styrofoam egg tray as a drawer divider. Great for earrings!

    Bookmark   April 3, 2007 at 9:11AM
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Lena M

I needed a small container for hair clips. I figured these little plastic fruit cups must be good for something... thanks for the inspiration!

-Lena

    Bookmark   April 3, 2007 at 11:14AM
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scottymam

I use yogurt containers and butter tubs (we use a brand that come in a small oval/rectangle rather than the big bowls. Have some of the butter ones in a drawer in the kitchen with rubber bands/paper clips/safety pins.

Ellie

    Bookmark   April 7, 2007 at 10:21AM
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harriethomeowner

I bought one of those plastic bead organizers with the adjustable dividers (about $3) for all my necklaces and put it in the top drawer of my dresser. The necklaces were always getting tangled up and were hard to find in any jewelry boxes I tried to use. I don't wear any other jewelry (no rings or earrings or pins), so this has been working pretty well for me.

    Bookmark   April 8, 2007 at 2:29PM
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