Do you find yourself with a dresser drawer full of bras in a tangled mess? Have you tried the Kon-Mari (Marie Kondo) way to organize your bras and they don’t seem to sit pretty? This has been my bra issue for a while now and is why I want to share how I found my simple and pretty bra organizer that you can do yourself.
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Before Coming Up with My Bra Organizer
Before Marie Kondo and her book, The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up, I would simply toss my sports bras and ‘comfy’ bras into my dresser drawer. Despite this, I did take care of my nice bras by hanging them in my closet using hangers made for pants. I would just use those pinchers right where the strap and cup meet.
After reading Marie Kondo, I decided to untangle that bra mess. I used a box to keep them together. However, I go through three bras a day and so I never have enough bras to keep them nice and standing up. They were always flopping over and the straps would just be everywhere. I needed a better system.
At first, my solution was to hang them all the same way as my nicer bras. But then this would take up more of my horizontal closet space. At this point, I felt I had no choice so I opened the closet to decide on what stays and what goes in order to fit my bras. Then I saw it!
I never noticed this before, but my Kohl’s hangers had a special little notch just below the neck. (Yes, I hoard Kohl’s hangers.) Anyway, I placed the head of another hanger into this notch and it fit. So, now instead of taking up horizontal space, my bras can be stored vertically. I think Marie Kondo would approve.
Making Them Pretty
Now, that I found my bra organizer, it was time to pretty them up. Below are the steps I took to change my boring Kohl’s hanger into a pretty bra organizer, Kon-Mari style.
Once finished, I realized that they were kind of boring and decided to pretty them up.
Here are some hangers showing the tags that I made for them.
Now it was time to start connecting them.
After fitting my bras onto all the hangers, I placed them in my closet and they barely took any space. You could also hang them on the back of a door if closet space is an issue.
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Anyway, if you are looking for a way to organize your bras in a way that does not take up space horizontally in your closet, try checking your closet for store hangers with these tabs. You might just have them and didn’t notice. If you shop Kohl’s, you can ask the salesperson for hangers. My store always gives them away.
I have also made some Bra Organizer Tags that you can download here. To make them colorful, I used neon colored cardstock.
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