When I Pinned this idea from doll diaries onto my Pinterest Boards, I wanted to try it in my own home, but give it a bit of a twist!
I managed to find the very last hanging jewelry organizer at our local Ross store. (Marshalls next door didn't have any!) I believe it was around $12 or $13. Sometimes it's okay to spend a little more to have that peace of mind that doll stuff isn't strewn about the floor, waiting for you to impale your foot in the dead of night as you creep in the room to check on your children....
Oh, wait. Am I the only one who worries about that?
The side of the girls' dresser seemed like the perfect spot to hang the jewelry organizer, as it is right next to their doll clothes trunk and clothesline doll dress display. I grabbed my new bestie, a wire 3M Command Hook, and adhered it directly to the side of the dresser. It made a great place to hang the organizer:
The organizer I chose is (yay!) double sided, so I used the back of it to store doll slippers, soft sided shoes, stoles, jewelry, and small accessories. The front holds boots, tennis shoes, mary janes, and slip-on shoes. Some of the tennis shoes and mary janes (from Target's doll line) were too thick to fit in the slots as pairs, so they each got their own slip-in spot. Bags, hats, and purses went to the under-the-bed organizers I set up last year!
Kids (my kids, anyways) love to sort things, so I'm hoping Natalie and Michaela Byrd will keep up with this new system. So far, it looks a lot nicer than stashing them in a giant ziploc bag and shoving them under the bed! And I like that it's sort of hidden from view because it's on the side of the dresser.
For more American Girl-related posts:
- Under the Bed American Girl Doll and Toy Storage Solution
- American Girl Bistro Birthday Party
- How to Store and Display American Girl Clothes
- A Day at the American Girl Store
Do you have any tips for storing and organizing toys in your home?
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