Sunday, December 4, 2011

Organize with Beer Carton Carriers!

My DH and a friend do a "weird beer" night a few times a month. They pick a beer they have never had and take pictures with a thumbs up and down. It' silly, but it's good memory tool.
This went on for months before I realize how many of those neat beer cartons were being thrown away. I had been in dining establishments and pubs were they reused the cartons as condiment carriers. So I decided to do the same thing to organize my cabinets.
I started in my pantry. On the top shelf is where I stored un-open condiments and seldom used bottles of oils. Because they were out of sight and hidden behind other bottles, I would buy things I had plenty of and they would expire before I could use them.
Now I can easily, grab a whole carrier and take a glance without having to shove bottles around and hiding even more condiments I didn't know I had.

Then I moved onto the bathrooms. I had so many bottles of hair products, shampoos, toothpaste and other toiletries just shoved under the counter. I would have to drag everything out to find one item and then shove everything back in.
In my master bathroom cabinet, it's shallow. So the Stewart's Soda Carriers were the perfect fit rather than beer cartons.

This is the carrier I use for bleaching and dying my hair Manic Panic Hot Hot Pink and Vampire Red.  I cut the dividers on a 6 pack to fit my dye mug and the petroleum jelly (FYI...this is must, because Manic Panic will stain your skin).

And in the other bathroom's under sink. I added a little cup to my hair product carrier to hold tweezers, clippers and little hair clips.

Extra bath soap, and toothpaste are easy to reach.

Pet Bath Supplies. because the kitties do get funky!

See how nice and organized everything is?  This was super easy and super cheap!

There are so many possible uses for these cartons! Don't want the world to know you love of beer, paint or decoupage the cartons! Use them as a gift basket and insert small gifts into the individual compartments! Use them to organize your art or office supplies!

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