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Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Wishlist Wednesday

as a huge makeup collector (that's all i really do, i don't wear makeup much) i need a place to store my makeup and since i live in a small apartment (1,050 sq ft) i need to utilize every foot as much as possible. fyi - my husband despises my clutter, he doesn't seem to mind his so much, LOL.  i currently have a very sad attempt at organization and quite ugly, i have a plastic 3 drawer organizer (15 inches wide, 15 inches tall, 18 inches deep). it's huge but since it's plastic with strange curves, all the space isn't utilized at it's maximum potential and since the drawers are so heavy when i open a drawer it wants to sag and fall out of the container, no bueno. i also have a spinning makeup organizer on my bathroom counter that i find ugly now. it's called the Tabletop Spinning Cosmetic Organizer, sold by QVC. that's where all my foundations, concealers, primers and favorite lipsticks go. but having that organizer and the big 3 drawer plastic one on my bathroom counter is just overwhelming and ugly.

since my injury i haven't been able to put away laundry, do dishes or clean very much. i was feeling pretty down b/c of that so i did some youtubin for about 30 minutes as i was at home sick yesterday and saw this and fell in love!! it looks like the answer to my dreams *sigh*



it's called the Acrylic Makeup Cube and it sells for $175, i would personally need to purchase two. for that reason i will have to hold off on making this sort of purchase until I get around to selling a lot! i have a lot of makeup that i bought and thought would work for me...and turns out is the wrong shade or formula for my skin. i also have designer handbags that just aren't getting any love, time to purge! i personally wished i had a bedroom large enough for a vanity and i wished i wasn't such a packrat so that if i ever did get a vanity it would look decent and not a hot mess. anyways, if you want to order, the link is below.



What do you use for makeup storage, do you have a considerable amount of makeup that would justify a storage piece this large? 

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16 comments:

MaviDeniz said...

those clear acrylic storage containers are my favorite, they are just too expensive so I won't be purchasing them. I've been using the sterilite (sp?) from target to store my makeup. They work well, just not as pretty as these :P

CHAOTIC COOKIE said...

Wish I had those clear boxes but they are SO overpriced that I refuse to give in! hehe.

DSK Steph said...

I love acrylic storage container for makeup!

Hell Notes for Beauty™ said...

Ughh theprice is so not in my budget but everytime I SEE IT i JUST LOVE IT!

I need to purge some stuff too ahh when to get started!

Nathalie said...

Great blog! I'm looking for a make-up organizer as well. I don't have as much as you though, so something small would work for me. Let me know if anybody suggests anything good. xoxo, nat

www.majormusthaves.com said...

I want pne too now! Thanks for sharing.:)

Janine aka J-Ezzy @ *La Dolce Vita* said...

MaviDeniz - if they work and you're comfortable with them I say keep em!

Chaotic Cookie - I feel you, i just feel I will never be happy otherwise =/ the disorganization gives me anxiety attacks ... *weirdo* <-- me

DSK Steph - i know you do :) i wish i had your crystal cube!!

Hello Notes for Beauty - tell me about it, i need to start purging this week, i need to move in less than 2 months, no time better than now for me. i too fall in love everytime i take a glance at these sorts of sets.

Nathalie - I know of some small ones in stock at muji for a great price! i'll email you the link, love

www.majormusthaves.com - of course, love :)

God bless you all

XOXO

ellinelle said...

..I just thought - good I dont have too much make - up or I will have the same problem ..he he ..I store everything in a box ( not very big ) bigger things I store in wardrobe section ..

Hope you will feel better soon , I would go crazy if I couldn't clean I am obsessed with that :)

Eugenia said...

I've been trying to find a reasonably priced makeup storage idea but I havent found anything yet! Those acrylic cubes would be good but so expensive!

Janine aka J-Ezzy @ *La Dolce Vita* said...

ellinelle - haha, you're a lucky girl! thank you!!

Eugenia - i hear you girl, i am still on the lookout for a cheaper option! i'll post it if i ever do come across one :)

Alma said...

ha i first heard of clear cube from keeping up with the kardashians....i don't think i could justify an acrylic container that expensive....i think this other brand muji makes a much cheaper alternative. they are always sold out online though :(

LauraMck said...

I would love one of these have too much makeup ..and have like literally no storage 4 it!!!


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AIDA said...

I've been researching cheaper alternatives for the clear cube.. I wish it wasn't so costly!!

AIDA said...

I've been researching cheaper alternatives for the clear cube.. I wish it wasn't so costly!!

AIDA said...

I've been researching cheaper alternatives for the clear cube.. I wish it wasn't so costly!!

Sharon said...

great storage idea! it would look fabulous too!

http://primpedandprimed.blogspot.com/

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