7 Junk Drawer Organization Hacks and Tips

Written by Grace & Silas

Alright so we all have that one drawer (or drawers) in our house that seems to collect all the ends and odds that we don’t know what to do with. It’s handy, but to be honest, it’s a bit of a hassle to wade through when trying to find that one things that you need for that one project. But thankfully there are plenty of tips and hacks when it comes to organizing that messy junk drawer.

Down below are some awesome DIY junk drawer projects that are simple and easy. Also.. they’re extremely cheap and make your drawer look great. So check them out and then head to the bottom to find the tutorials!

Writing Drawer


Found from Apartment Therapy: See Source Below

I love how all of the writing utensils and supplies that you need (with a few extra random items) are so easily organized with these cheap (but cute) bins.

Supplies Drawer


Found from I Heart Organizing: See Source Below

These organizing trays and containers are awesome for keeping like items in their own place. Definitely an easy project to accomplish.

Craft Drawer


Found from Good Housekeeping: See Source Below

With color coordinated drawer organizers, this is an easy way to keep things together and looking good. A seriously great DIY project!

DIY and Repair Drawer


Found from How to Nest for Less: See Source Below

If you have plenty of repairs and/or project supplies, this is a great tutorial to follow so you can keep them organized and easy to grab. No more looking for that one sized screw somewhere in that drawer.

First Aid Drawer


Found from How to Nest for Less: See Source Below

This is a great drawer to have if you have kids. Our medicine cabinets can get crowded so easily which is why I think this first aid drawer is a great idea!

Paperwork Drawer


Found from How to Nest for Less: See Source Below

If you have important papers, planners, writing and letter supplies, then this is a great tutorial to check out. It’ll keep your important items easy to access and find.

Electronics Drawer


Found from How to Nest for Less: See Source Below

If you have plenty of batteries, cords, and other electronics, then this is a great drawer organization hack to try. It keep things detangled and the colorful bins add just a bit of fun.

Sometimes it can be hard for us to create a place for everything in our home. Yes, magazines go on the coffee table, shoes go in the mud room, and jackets go in the closet. But what do you do with all of those pens and pencils, and rubber bands, and sticky notes? Well thankfully there are plenty of junk drawer hacks that’ll show you how to divide up that “junk” and keep it easy to find.

Now if you have any questions, just let me know in the comments down below. I’d love to hear about them!


Writing Drawer: Apartment Therapy

Supplies Drawer: I Heart Organizing

Craft Drawer: Good Housekeeping

DIY and Repair Drawer: How to Nest for Less

First Aid Drawer: How to Nest for Less

Paperwork Drawer: How to Nest for Less

Electronics Drawer: How to Nest for Less


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