Monday, January 9, 2012

My Cheap DIY Vanity Makeover!

This is how my vanity has looked for quite a while now! (Hides face in embarrassment) It had gotten to the point that I couldn't efficiently do my makeup in the mornings because I couldn't find anything!

So after looking around at different blogs and Pinterest, I found a cool cheap DIY way to organize everything!

                                                                           I got:
                                              *2 small containers from Michaels for $1 each

                                                  *A paper tray from Target's dollar section

                                                    *Some little glass beads from Michaels

                                                         *And some printed duct tape!

  And then I just wrapped the containers with the duct tape print that I wanted them to be! I know Hello Kitty and houndstooth don't really go together that well, but who doesn't love a little Hello Kitty in the mix???

                                                      And this was how it looked after!

                           All of my most often used items I put in the tray and lids of the containers

       And my favorite brushes I store in the containers and use the glass beads to keep them standing up

                                     And then all of my favorite palettes are just stacked in the corner!

I'm currently working on organizing the rest of my makeup and beauty items and will do a post on that when I am finished!


  1. this is too cute, love this great ideas

  2. This isi super creative that you covered the containers in cute ducktape! I would have never thought of that myself! I can't wait to try out that idea!!

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  3. I love this hun!! VEry organized!!

  4. Wow what a wicked idea!! I always see the duct tape and wanna buy it but don't know what to use it for.. Now I do! Smart thinkin it looks so organized :)

  5. I love the glass beads for the brushes.. mine are a hot mess all over my room.. so gonna copy that idea! :)

  6. WOW! This is great, i need to get some glass beads for my brushes!

  7. No way! What a difference! But will you keep it like this?!

    Emma xx

  8. The duct tape idea is so clever ^ - ^ I love how you've organised everything!

  9. For the past year or so I've been refusing to get anything as far as organization goes because "I don't have that much makeup".

    I still need to organize. ...I really like what you've done!

  10. What a fabulous idea!!


  11. Great idea!!!
    Thank you for sharing =)

  12. Super love it girl! I love hello kitty and houndstooth. You transformed it! Great job!!!

  13. genius idea!


  14. Super cute! Very creative ideas!

  15. Wow, what a pretty organize vanity. I have everything in boxes or cosmetic bags. I would love something like this.

    Mary from ♥ ♥

  16. Wow you're a genius!!!I organize my makeup in plastic drawers in various sizes, works just as well though not as creative as you.

  17. i love ur vanity *_* it looks soo great ♥ such a lovely blog :) and thank u so much for ur comment :3


  18. isn't it funny how we can collect so many things over time??! my jewelry drawer looks like this, and i just cleaned it a few months ago, lol! love the outcome of your DIY!


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  21. great idea! I did something similar with stuff from the dollar store! :) looks good, and i think houndstooth and hello kitty go well together! lol

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  22. Great idea:) thanks for sharing:)

  23. That's too funny that I am seeing this post now. I just bought those pink bins from Target dollar bin and told my husband I could make them into something fun for my vanity. I also happen to have the Hello Kitty Duct Tape that was bought as a joke for me from my husband so.... I might just try this out :)

  24. looks cute and girly! Where did you get the printed tape?