Storage

Makeup Storage Ikea Helmer Drawer Review

If you follow me on Twitter you might remember my tweet about putting together my Ikea Helmer Drawer Unit. Happy days it was quick and painless.

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Cosmetic Storage Solutions: You Need To Save Time and Space

Time gets away from me in the morning when I’m busy applying my 30 some odd products. That’s why I obviously NEED some place to store not only my cosmetics but some place that will give me the time of day.

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Cosmetic Storage Solutions and Ideas: Really Useful Boxes

Morning world!

Everyone have a good weekend? The Muse is hoping so.

As we are in the New Year I imagine one or two people made a resolution to get more organized. I know it’s always one of my top priorities when it comes to life, makeup, etc…I like everything to be as organized as possible without organization I tend to get a bit crazy.

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Recently I had to stop at Staples for some office supplies and came across some great little boxes which were super cheap and super useful.

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The Muse’s Makeup Stashed Into One Tiny Cabinet

Last week I told you that The Container Store is having 25% Off your entire in store or online purchase. It’s still ongoing if you’d like to indulge btw, up to April 13th w00t!


I had a hard time deciding whether I wanted to indulge in a Bisley Media Cabinet or a Helmer Cabinet from Ikea. I finally decided to throw my hard earned cash on the Bisley since it’s incredibly sturdy, very tiny, and fantastic for stashing away my makeup!

Jump ahead for the deets and pictures of my Bisley stuffed full of goodness!

The Bisley Media Cabinet is meant for collectors, particularly collectors of stamps or baseball cards. I don’t think Bisley was thinking anyone would want to stash cosmetics in their fine cabinet but that’s exactly what I decided to do. The cabinet is costly and even after discount it was an obscene amount to pay but it organized about 40% of my makeup stash and made my life alot easier so that in fact makes it priceless.

The unit is super duper tiny! I’d say it reaches from my ankle to my upper thigh. I’m 5″1 so it’s not exactly a whole lot of leg we are talking about here (exact measurements: 11″ x 15″ x 23-1/4″ H).

I feel guilty but I ended up also purchasing some of the dividers that are sold separately from the unit. Each divider has different slots for storing small items into. They have various styles of these dividers to customize your cabinet. They are rather nice and make organization key but I’d much rather they include these with the purchase of the cabinet.

Anyway! Without further delay here’s some pictures of everything stored away nice and neat.


I’d honestly love to indulge in another cabinet to organize the rest of my monster stash but I think it’s a bit too much of an indulgence. Now I did avoid the Helmer from Ikea since it comes with the drama of putting it together plus I don’t think it’s nearly as sturdy as the Bisley. But maybe I’ll just get the Helmer for my second round of storage as the Bisley was rather expensive.

How do you store your stash?

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The Container Store: Storage Steals and Deals


You got the makeup now you need somewhere to store it all. I’m always looking for ways to organize my monster of a stash and The Container Store is one of the first places I hop to when I want to locate cute little draws, containers, bins, boxes, and trays for stashing away all my makeup goodies!

Jump ahead for a steal and a deal for your storage needs!

From now until April 13th you can score 25% Off your entire Container Store online order or in store purchase! Sweet deal right? I rarely see them offer a deal like this so the Muse is taking full advantage.

I’ve had my eye on a Bisley media cabinet for a while now to store away some of my shadows, glosses, etc…it’s so tiny and takes so little space but you can stash so much makeup in it! It’s still costly after the discount but it’s probably the best price I’ll find on a Bisley! I’m thinking of taking the plunge.


Well, enough about my storage needs.

If you want take to take advantage of the 25% Off simply use code CLUTTERCREW or click here to print your in store coupon. Take your coupon to the store, load your cart, and hand the coupon to your sales person, and presto! 25% Off!

Sweet!

Get organizing!

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