Especially kid socks!
I don’t know about you, but finding matches for all the socks, having the kids put them away, and then actually locating them when we needed a pair was not going too smoothly for us.
Especially the “locating a pair when we needed them” part.
Because in Mr B’s dresser there are only three drawers.
The top one was dedicated to shirts with the side area for socks.
On a good day it looked about like this.
I wish I was kidding.
Remember, one of the kids’ chores is to put their own clothes away. I’m still working on the “put them away neatly” part. Lol. But Mr B is only 4, so I’ll give him some grace.
“Are there even socks in that drawer?” you ask.
Why, yes. Yes, there are.
Kind of hard to find.
Quite obviously, I needed a solution. Because this was.not.working.
Enter: The Sock Box!
I had some Kassett boxes from Ikea that I had been intending to use in Mr B’s room somehow, and they were the perfect solution!
I just plopped all his socks into the box.
And, call me crazy, but I actually have T keep all his socks in that same box.
They don’t wear a whole lot of socks because they wear flip flops a lot, so both of their socks fit in the same box.
I just really love that there is one place for socks for the boys. It makes it so easy!
It’s also great that Mr B knows where to put his clean socks and can always find a pair when he needs them!
Since he has built-in shelving in his closet, I just pop the box onto a low shelf.
I’m sure you could do the same basic idea, but put the box in a drawer – keeping the socks in their own little bin. Just gotta think
outside inside the box a little.
There is another Ikea Kassett box right next to the sock box in the closet that holds Mr B’s underwear. Again, I love that they are separate from everything, which makes them easy to put away and easy to find. No more digging through the entire drawer to find what he needs.
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So that’s it. Just a simple solution to make my life, and maybe yours, a little easier.
How about you? Got a special way you keep socks and undies separate and easy to find? Or maybe you have another organizational tip. I’d love to hear!
To read more about Mr B’s closet makeover, pop over here.