Spring Cleaning Take 2 - Bathroom Vanity

I am keeping the momentum going in my Spring Cleaning Adventure
and this may very well end up being an entire series of posts.

(If you missed my first post on how I tackled my dresser drawers,
including a short video :0) you can see it here.)

This time I am going to conquer the master bathroom vanity
and give it a quick refresh.

That is probably one of the worst places for me to keep organized.
It seems like when I am in a hurry that is usually the place where things get
tossed into a drawer or in the cabinet instead of in a proper designated spot.
I do have organizational items in place, but I feel like there is certainly room
for improvement so that is on my list of To Do's.

For now I am simply going to work on getting rid of the obvious,
and focus on getting the space back in order.
Just quickly get rid of boxes, items that are not used or outdated, and
putting items back in a somewhat organized fashion.

I am not focusing on meticulously making myself make a decision on
every item as to whether I really need it/use it/want it taking up space etc.
(I actually do plan to tackle our space soon with that in mind!)

So for my quick refresh, I start by clearing out the cabinet.. and the drawers.

After clearing them all out I put keep items in one area.. like items together, and
place all the obvious get rid of's in another.  
I was actually quite happy with all the stuff I got rid of even though I wasn't too
focused on that.
(an entire bag full of stuff! ~ High fives all around!)😉

I didn't have any shelf liner on hand, so I went ahead and prettied up the cabinet with a piece
of fabric, then placed the items back inside.

I also went ahead and added some command hooks to the back of the door and inside
the cabinet itself.  They hold a makeup mirror, self tanner mitts, and a cosmetic
pouch etc.

For the drawers I used some plastic bins to corral like items, and the bottom drawer
I placed hair items. (hair ties/headbands/brushes/combs/etc)

For the top drawer I put skincare items, dental hygiene products, etc.

It is so much nicer to open a drawer that you can easily see what it inside, and not
have to dig to find what you are looking for.

It is also kind of humorous that in looking ahead to purging and getting rid of 'stuff'
when I look at these photo's I am already seeing more
items I can easily get rid of.  :0)

Something else that I have been implementing in this space is taking a few minutes
each evening to make sure the counter is cleaned off, wiped down, and nothing on the floor.

The bathroom is pretty much the first room we enter in the morning and it really
makes a difference to enter a clean room to start the day so I am working on making
that a habit.  It is too easy to leave stuff out, and I am working on changing that.

So have you been organizing anything lately?
What room seems to be the first to get away from you.

- TinaH

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