Earlier this week I mentioned that my son is 16 months old and that things are changing around here. He’s much more active and he’s acquiring alot more stuff! So I’ve been making some changes to his closet, like putting his newly finished toy box in there and organizing some other things too.
Baby Closet Organization
Am I the only one who has a husband who never seems to know where anything is? To make things easier for him (who am I kidding I did it in hopes he wouldn’t ask me where something was) I decided to buy some plastic bins from the Dollar Store so I can store some of Cooper’s things.
The things I have the most of are clothes that Cooper’s outgrown (once the 2 bins are full I donate them) diapers & wipes (I buy in bulk) and a smaller bin for his shoes.
I made some labels by just pulling an image of stars from the internet (Cooper is obsessed with stars in a major way) and then pulled up the image on PicMonkey and added test to it. Once I made the label I printed them, cut them to the size and then laminated it.
I simply used 2 sided Command Poster Strips to attach the label to the bins.
The whole project cost about $15.00. I had everything but the bins. Organizing doesn’t have to be expensive and I’m fairly certain that even when Cooper has outgrown his diapers I’ll find other uses for the bins and can easily make new labels!
Today’s one of those posts where it’s not this super wow sort of project, it’s pretty simple, the photos could be better. (Taking photos in a closet is hard people!) However, I think it’s the little things like this that makes a house more functional and in turn makes it more of a home!
Speaking of dark closet photos I decided to start taking this online photo course this week! Photography is a hobby I never thought I’d enjoy as much as I have but I do!
If you’re interested in photography I also have collected quite a lot of information on my Pinterest board labeled Camera.
How do you organize your kids things? I’m always up for new ideas!