Sunday, 7 April 2013

New & Improved Makeup Storage...

I'm back with a storage post, one of my favourite things to do is organise and reorganise... as you might have guessed!


I had a reshuffle in the bedroom (post on that tomorrow) and things are feeling fresh for Spring!


I revamped the Ikea wooden 'moppe' drawers, I had initially painted them white but decided to cover them with fabric. Now, this is the 2nd time I have covered them with fabric as the first time I did it I did it with bold, colourful and busy fabrics, this time I opted for a softer look. Not sure if this was a good idea as it can get dirty quickly but I shall see how it goes, if I change my mind it's easy to redo! :)




Closeup!

Dymo labels in action.


To cover the drawers in fabric it's seriously easy. 

You will need:
  • Scrap fabric
  • Scrap paper to make pattern
  • PVA Glue
  • A bowl
  • An old brush
  • Scissors
  • Dymo Labeler - If you want to label your drawers. (My Dymo labeler was from Amazon)
  1. Draw around your drawers on scrap paper to create a pattern.
  2. Place pattern onto fabric and cut.
  3. Pour your PVA glue into a bowl and brush directly onto the drawer and stick fabric on top.
  4. Wait for it to dry and use.
Simples!

  

The lavender flowers and glass vase was from 'The range' priced at about £3. The Mirror on the wall was from a charity shop, and the closeup mirror is from TK Maxx.


The antique glass dressing table pot is from 'Dot Com Gift Shop' (This was sent for consideration for review)


The brush holder is from Ikea and is actually a candle holder, the glass bird is also from 'The range' the tea light holders are from local shabby chic boutiques, the white wooden letter holder which holds my palettes is from 'BHS' and I made the crochet bunting.



How are you storing your makeup? and would you consider covering your drawers in fabric?

21 comments:

sharon p said...

Amazing,I love it very inspiring x

Pwettybambi said...

I’m definitly going to visit my local Ikea store tomorrow. Thanks for the inspiration.

Valérie said...

I love everything about it! It's so pretty, good job! It's so inspiring :) Great post!

XO
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Mollie Celine said...

I love these drawers, I have a set that I gave a makeover to with some scrapbook paper. I use them to hold all my nail polish!

Mollie xo

farah said...

Great post! Im torn between the Alex and Moppe Ikea drawers for my makeup storage when I shift into my new duplex next month.I've a 16 months son, kept thinking he'll be having gala time browsing all my makeup stuffs if I put them closer to the floor or must attach a rackonto the wall to place the moppe cabinet

Jodie Melissa said...

everything about your makeup storage is beautiful! It looks so modern and fits in with your room really well :)
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FOXY ET AL..... said...

Everything looks so beautiful

XO

Kirsty said...

Your room looks so lovely! Love the brush holder, Im currently using a kitchen utensil holder!
Is The Range a range from Ikea or a shop?? x

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weheartbeautyblog said...

What a cute idea! So creative, I love!

xox Lara www.weheartbeautyblog.com

Jazzie said...

You always have amazing storage ideas!

Jazzie x
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EilidhPie said...

Beautiful storage, just lovely! Xo

Alma said...

Such a great idea! I was using my muji drawers until I finally got an antique table that I turned into a vanity!

Beauty Fashion Skin Care Blog - Girlie Blog Seattle said...

I like how you labeled the drawers. Genius idea.
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Muhsine Emin said...

Thank you all for your lovely comments :) xx

@kirsty 'The Range' is actually a homeware shop. x

faye lu said...

beautiful little decor post - love the tailor made makeup drawers =)

Erika Szoboszlai said...

what a great idea!

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Emma Lewis said...

Wow! Super stylish storage! You make me want to get the scissors and glue out! Love your blog :)
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Nihad Dahin said...

Salam Aleikoem :D

I lovelove your storage posts!

Nihad :)x

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