This Hack Will Help You Find the Best Fitting Organizers for Your Drawer

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Buying drawer organizers is tricky business. After all, it can be difficult to find the perfect configuration, especially if you want to fill the ​entire​ drawer with organizers in varying sizes.

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Fortunately, there's an easy way to determine the best fitting organizers for your needs, as @mddesigns16 demonstrates on TikTok. Simply take a large sheet of packing paper, then place it in your drawer. Using a craft knife (such as an X-acto knife), trim the paper on all four sides so that the piece fits perfectly inside. The result is basically a template of your drawer.

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You can bring the paper to the store and use it as a guide to "map out" the organizers. This will also allow you to choose different sizes as needed. So smart!

"How am I 52 years old and have never thought of this? Brilliant!" said one user on TikTok. "This is the best idea. I get so frustrated trying to fit these into my drawers," commented another person.

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It's worth noting that you can use any type of paper for this trick. For the most environmentally-friendly choice, consider using kraft paper that often comes in packages. You can even tape oddly-shaped pieces together to create your template. Otherwise, you can use butcher paper or old newspapers.

Oh, and here's a pro tip: You can keep drawer organizers in place with museum gel.

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BRB, time to organize all the things!

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