After a visit to Walmart, I’ve found some awesome storage trays for Ikea Alex Drawers!
Walmart Makeup Storage Ideas for IKEA Alex Drawers
I am always on the lookout for new makeup storage ideas; ways to keep my makeup and beauty products nice, neat, and still super accessible when I need them. I’ve been SO excited about this for so long! This is just the beginning of a tutorial that I will be posting, which will show you how I made my makeup vanity and vanity mirror with lights, but until then I’m going to give you a sneak peek at the storage trays that I found at Walmart that totally fit perfectly into the 5-drawer unit Alex drawers from Ikea that everyone and their makeup-lovin’ mama is using on YouTube and Pinterest. The 9-drawer unit is about a 4″ difference in depth, so you might have to buy 1 rectangular bin and multiple square bins to arrange them to be more snug for that particular unit.
The trick was finding some storage trays that would fit nicely inside these drawers to keep everything organized. Since I paid a pretty penny for my vanity, I wanted to save some money on cost-effective storage within my Ikea Alex 5 drawer unit.
These particular ones are the MainStays brand square kitchen storage trays (3 pk)s and Rectangular Mini Bin Storage Trays (2 pk) found at Walmart. Below are the actual trays on Walmart’s website (although note that these are only available in store).
The Rectangular Bins come in packs of 2 and the Square Bins in packs of 3 for $0.97!
Here are the direct links to the exact bins that are used in this post and fit into each drawer in my Alex 5 drawer unit:
Note! You can use these smaller ones usually used for eye/lip pencils too: http://bit.ly/23RYH77
I love how they fit and because they’re white, they look like they were made for these drawers!
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