Dwell On This: Organize Your Junk Drawer

Dwell On This: Organize Your Junk Drawer

Out of sight, out of mind doesn’t apply here anymore.

At a Glance


  • This super accessible task just takes a bit of patience.


  • You might shell out some cash for trays or drawer organizers.
  • On the other hand, you might unearth some forgotten bills while you're at it.


  • Tackle this in 30 minutes or so.

A friend once asked me what I thought was the best way to keep drawers from perpetually accumulating junk. I replied, "Nail it shut."

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