For a neat and tidy home, organizing drawers effectively is a must. This includes giving each one a purpose, says Barbara Brock, founder & CEO of Beauty & The Box and past president of the National Association of Productivity & Organizing Professionals, New York chapter.
Many kitchens have a junk drawer, but if it’s to be a useful space where you can find the items you need, try this organization method from Laura McHolm, professional organizer and co-founder of NorthStar Moving & Storage.
‘First, dump everything out of your amazing junk drawer and remove items like the below,’ says Laura. ‘Those mysterious parts: (you know, the parts of things that you don’t know what they are but they look really important.) Take an empty jar such as a pickle jar and put those random pieces in it. Place the jar in a storage room, so when the day comes that you discover what they go to, there they are.