Thursday, April 18, 2013

When Procrastinating... I {Organize}!!

When some people are procrastinating or get distracted from the task at hand they are usually watching TV, reading books, answering the kids questions, talking on the phone...etc. When I procrastinate....I Organize something! I know that sounds weird, but I love to organize and this will definitely keep me occupied for quite a while if I am trying to avoid doing something else.



That is just what I did the other day. I was suppose to be doing the laundry and putting away all the clothes and such from our last trip when I noticed that my vanity drawers were getting a little out of control. They needed a good wipe down and there were products that needed to be thrown away!




I have had these drawer organizers for a while now and I couldn't live without them. (well..I could, but don't want to!) Each compartment has its own identity!




I also decided (thanks to pinterest) that I would leave my brushes out so they would be more accessible for me to get ready in the morning! I used a little round vase that I got at Walmart for .75c and some pebbles I had leftover from a previous project that I got at Crate and Barrel. 


From there I added my $2.00 antique tray from the thrift store to hold my most frequently used beauty supplies.



Don't you love these acrylic containers? Found at The Container Store a couple years ago.



I am so glad I decided to procrastinate the other day!! (minus the loads of laundry that still need folding)



How about you...what do you like to do when you are procrastinating!?


7 comments:

  1. I've been wanting to add a display tray on my bathroom counter for a while now. I keep procrastinating getting it done.... I read blogs, eat junk food, and watch TV when I procrastinate. You can come to my house and procrastinate with your drawer organizers any time....

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    1. Ha! You let me know and I will be there girl!

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  2. Usually when I'm procrastinating, I'm on the computer. I need to take your road instead. Love how you organized your personal care things, and love that bowl!

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    1. Thanks Laurie! The bowl is from Anthropologie!

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  3. I'll go to put something away in the garage and spend the next two hours organizing the tool chest! Just this morning, I reached under my kitchen sink for a roll of paper towel, and ended up reorganizing the entire cupboard! I don't know if you'd call that procrastination... but I get easily distracted from whatever I'm doing when I see a space that needs organizing!
    You're bathroom looks great, Amy! I love your vintage tray!
    ~ Wendi

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    1. Sounds like we were separated at birth! HA! I love a good organized home.
      Thanks Wendi!

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  4. I read blogs when I'm procrastinating! Ha! I love the idea of putting your make up brushes in a container like that. Very clever! I need to get some of those drawer organizers. :)

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