DAISY CANDLE

Sorting Out My Stash

 

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I have recently been into clearing out and sorting my stuff. I’ve been following some mimimalism blogs / you tube channels and I got hooked, then I started reading the Life Changing Magic of Tidying Up and I became obsessed!

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Just to be clear, I am still not happy with how my sorting turned out, and I was really tempted to throw some things away just to make more space but I still want to use some of these products so I kept them.

I have 5 total drawers where I keep my makeup, skincare and any kind of beauty products, I have nowhere else to put them so I had to make everything fit! I am also doing the project pan / project pan followup at the moment to try and use up some of my items, because having 8 black eyeliners is not really necessary and I have a lot of sample size products which I would like to try out or use up. Some of my items are staples and once I use them up I will repurchase as I cannot live without them but doing project pan has helped a bit in minimising my stash and creating more space where everything is laid out nicely and not on top of each other.

So back to the sorting. I tried to split my items into categories:

Skincare

Daily

Treatments

Occasional / Spares

Travel sizes

Makeup

Daily

Occasional / Spares

Body products

Travel sizes

Body Products

Makeup bags

Empty travel bottles

Miscellaneous

I have gathered a small makeup bag with my daily makeup which has made it much more easier getting ready in the morning. I do use some of my other products on weekends or when I have a special occasion, but during the week I usually stick to this small clear makeup bag where I have everything I need for a normal work day.

I did the same with skincare where I have a small section in my drawer with all my daily products, everything else is stored in different sections of my drawers depending on the frequency of use.

I am much happier with the way my drawers look now, but I am still looking for ways to improve them, so if you have any tips please share!

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Do you have any rules you follow when sorting out your stuff?

 

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  1. Darcy

    14th October 2015 at 5:47 pm

    What are some minimalist blogs you like?! I’d love the check them out. I cleaned out my closet and bathroom recently and now I just want to clean everything hahaha!
    http://www.amemoryofus.com

    1. daisycandle

      14th October 2015 at 7:30 pm

      Hi Darcy, I know the feeling haha, these are some blogs / you tube channels which got me inspired, however I am always on the lookout for capsule wardrobe / organization posts and videos, so if you have any others to share, please let me know πŸ™‚

      http://theproject333.com/

      http://www.lightbycoco.com/

      http://www.viviannadoesmakeup.com/the-capsule-wardrobe-an-experiment/

      http://www.un-fancy.com/

      https://www.youtube.com/user/melissaalexandria01/videos

      https://www.youtube.com/user/HomeOrganizing

      Hope this helps πŸ™‚ xx
      Cheryl

  2. sprinklesofstyle

    17th October 2015 at 1:08 pm

    Well done you!!! I love this hahaha – if only it was this easy to make things look cute, I really need to organise my stuff now after seeing this! πŸ™‚

    Layla xxx

    http://www.sprinklesofstyle.co.uk

    1. daisycandle

      20th October 2015 at 8:09 am

      Hehe, I always get motivated when I see posts like this so I am always looking for more, and I thought I would share my own πŸ™‚ xx

  3. daisycandle

    20th October 2015 at 8:10 am

    Hehe, I know the feeling! Doing Project Pan did help me use up some stuff and free up some space πŸ™‚
    xx

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