Organize It!: How to Make Two Types of Drawer Dividers

How to make a wood drawer dividers

Whoever invented drawers was a genius. A compartment where you can throw your stuff inside, shut it, and forget about it? Sign me up. What the inventor of the drawer did forget to consider, however, was organization. Toss your stuff inside a drawer, and you're sure to have to dig to find it again. You can buy traditional drawer dividers and organizers from the store, but what if your drawers are too small (or too big)? Continue Reading

How to make a matchbox chest of drawers.

created at: 2009-03-09

So they’re not big enough to actually hold a pair of drawers, but they’d be perfect for storing postage stamps and other tiny treasures.

To make a mini matchbox chest of drawers, you’ll need:

  • 3 empty matchboxes
  • patterned or plain paper
  • PVA glue (my new favorite glue, by the way)
  • flexible tape measure or a piece of string
  • ruler
  • scissors
  • 3 split fasteners, also known as ‘brads’
  • extra doo-dads for decoration, if desired

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