The washstand in our living room desperately needs a full reorganisation, but for now I’ve just tackled one corner.
Deep shelves are a really ineffective way to store small items, such as my candle collection. Any time I wanted that one particlar votive at the back of the cupboard, I’d have to take everything out and then put it back in again. A drawer would be a smarter place to store them, but I didn’t have a spare drawer… or did I?
I bought this fantastic set of catalogue drawers for the escort cards at our wedding (for new readers: it was in a library). I was planning to repurpose it as a recipe card organiser, but of course this idea fell through when I decided to go paperless for my recipes.
It became the ideal place to tuck our candles and holders. I also threw in a box of matches for extra convenience.