Organizing On The Cheap: Make Your Own Drawer Dividers

Filed under: DIY — Savvy Housekeeper at 2:59 pm on Thursday, January 1, 2015

As part of my New Year’s Resolution to organize my house, I brought some spring-loaded drawer dividers that let you add custom-made compartments to any drawer. The ones I bought were 4 dividers for $17, which adds up fast.

Still, dividing drawers up into compartments proved to be so useful that I’ve been trying to divide every drawer I have. I’ve done well with Dollar Tree compartments and boxes, but nothing has worked quite as well as a customized drawer divider.

So why not make my own?

Here’s a good example using these guys:

They turned into this:

It seems like you can do a lot with wood, a saw, and glue. For example, check this one out.

But if you can’t do something permanent, you can do the same thing with cardboard. For example:

It’s a cardboard insert!

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