Tuesday, May 17, 2011

Starting off organized


Recently, I was happy to be included in a group of fabulous bloggers, each sharing a favourite organization tip on Decor Happy. While sometimes I can feel that I'm barely holding on at the seams with things as life gets progressively hectic, one area I've always been vigilant about is my drawers. Since my early teenage years, I've had a persistent obsession with dividing and compartmentalizing my cosmetics drawers often using found containers (like old sushi trays or chocolate boxes) for storage.

I dream of a calm little oasis of organization like this beautiful dressing room to start my days (or evenings) on the right note.

A fun way to add a little splash of colour to a space - casually accessorize with a favourite silk scarf. A fun burst of bold pattern and so easy to switch out according to your mood. 
While wallpaper can sometimes look a little 'heavy', here the delicate details used just on one feature wall look airy and fresh.

I'm a firm believer that spending a little time and getting a few tools (like these drawer organizers) to organize your drawers is one of the best investments you'll make. Starting off the day without the mad panicked flurry to find everything just sets things off on the right note. Being organized just makes life easier!

Starting off the day in this lovely attic dressing room must surely lead to better mornings! I love how airy and bright this space is - especially in this type of attic room which can sometimes feel a little claustrophobic.






{Photos: Michael Graydon for Style at Home}




11 comments:

Sarah Jane said...

I'm not having a very organized week - which always happens after a busy weekend. this just inspired me to do a little cleaning and de-cluttering:)

caroline @ patagonia gifts said...

love the drawer organizer!

Daniella said...

Yes! That drawer organizer is great!

Dancing Branflake said...

I totally need to get more organized and this is so inspiring. Especially my make-up. Eek!

Wendy said...

i couldn't agree more :)

Tamra of walkswithBella said...

drawer organizers are a must!! I've had a massive apt reorganize to do list for so long now. Thanks for the motivation!

Karena said...

A couple of drawer organizers definitely in order!!

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design elements said...

the drawer organizer looks wonderful!

Randa S. said...

Im in the midst of organizing my drawers as well and NEED thoes organizers you have in your photo, where can i find them?? Please email me with the details!! randasall@gmail.com

amourette said...

I love the use of the clear organizer (echoed in the lamp and the chair). I just came across your blog today. its fantastic!

mydeco said...

That purple rug brings some colour and liveliness to the room its looks great there!

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