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The nursery dresser is the ultimate nursery storage solution. It simply doesn't get the respect it deserves, if you ask us. After all, next to the nursery closet what other storage solution offers so much space for storage and adds to the nursery design. Ahead, we are sharing the prettiest (and practical) baby dresser storage ideas to take your nursery organization to the next level.
No matter the size of the nursery dresser- low or high and slim or wide, it's easy to get the drawers cluttered and piled with clothes and other essentials, if you don't get the baby dresser organized and have a simple system to maintain it.
The nursery dresser also ends up being the diapering station in most baby rooms, so it's important to have a well organized dresser where diapering essentials and baby's clothes are easily and quickly accessible.
With that in mind - we've put together this list of the best baby dresser storage ideas to finding creative ways to store baby's essentials in the nursery dresser -without making it look cluttered. Read on to find out how to make the most of the nursery dresser.
21 BEST BABY DRESSER STORAGE IDEAS TO GET ORGANIZED
1.FOCUS ON VISBILITY AND ACCESSIBITY WHEN ORGANIZING THE BABY DRESSER
Keeping baby's clothes and other essentials visible and accessible is the most important thing to consider when getting the nursery dresser organized. You want to put in place a baby dresser organization system that makes diaper duty easier, getting baby dressed quicker and less stressful.
2.KEEP THE TOP DRAWER FOR DIAPERING ESSENTIALS
Designate the first drawer for storing diapering essentials-diapers, wipes, creams, etc. You'll want to keep these items there, so you can reach them quickly during diaper changes.
3.ARRANGE BABY'S CLOTHES BY CATEGORY
When organizing the baby dresser-it's important to create a system that's easy to maintain. Sorting clothes by category makes things a lot easier.
Labeling not only saves you time when trying to find something, but it also helps keep the baby dresser drawers tidy and organized.
5.USE THE BOTTOM DRAWERS FOR SWADDLES, BLANKETS AND TOWELS
Arrange swaddles, blankets and towels in the bottom drawer of the nursery dresser.
6.MAKE SURE EVERYTHING HAS IT'S OWN PLACE IN THE BABY DRESSER
The key to keeping the baby dresser organized is to ensure that everything has it's own dedicated space.
7.CREATE SECTIONS IN THE BABY DRESSER DRAWERS
Baby's clothes are really small- so create 4 to 5 sections in a wide dresser to maximize the space in the drawers.
8.ADD DRAWER DIVIDERS TO KEEP THE DRAWERS CONTAINED
As much as possible, try to use drawer dividers and sort baby clothes and other items by category and size. Using drawer dividers can keep clothes and other items from sliding all over the place.
9.NOT EVERYTHING HAS TO BE TUCKED AWAY
When organizing the baby dresser, storage can be limited but you certainly don't have to keep everything tucked in drawers. This tiered storage solution brings a lot of extra vertical storage for essentials.
10.Take advantage of the counter
There are so many ways to use the counter to keep the dresser organized. Try bringing in baskets, Lazy Susan's and tiered baskets to make the most of the space.
11.FILE BABY'S CLOTHES, SWADDLES AND MORE
Filing baby's clothes is by far the best way to keep the baby dresser drawers organized. You'll have an easier time finding exactly what you need, without messing up the drawers.
12.MAKE EVERYTHING A UNIFORM SIZE AND SHAPE
When filing clothes try to fold baby's outfits into uniform rectangles and then place in drawer organizers. You'll love how neat your nursery dresser drawers look!
13.USE INDIVIDUAL COMPARTMENTS FOR PACIFIERS, CLIPS AND OTHER ACCESSORIES
Sometimes, the standard drawer dividers are just too big to store certain items. Instead, bring in custom drawer dividers that you can score and cut to fit to make your own drawer arrangement.
14.ADD CLEAR STORAGE BOXES
Whether inside the nursery dresser drawers or out- clear boxes are perfect to store pacifiers, clips and other accessories.
15.GET THE RIGHT NURSERY DRAWER ORGANIZERS
Having the right drawer organizers makes such a huge difference! You can certainly use old shoes boxes and such, but there's something so beautiful and polished when you use a set of drawer organizers.
16.ADD STORAGE TO THE WALL ABOVE THE DRESSER
The floating shelf and hooks hung above the baby dresser totally adds much needed extra storage to the nursery and creates a beautiful focal point as well.
17.TRY ROLLING BABY'S OUTFITS
Yes, we mentioned filing baby's clothes. Alternatively, try rolling baby's clothes to ensure you’re getting maximum use out of the space in your dresser.
18.MAKE SPACE FOR SHOES AND ACCESSORIES
Get creative with a small footprint and make space for baby's shoes and accessories.
19. INSTALL LONG DRAWER DIVIDERS
For more baby dresser storage space, install dividers that runs the width of the dresser.
20.ADD NURSERY STORAGE NEXT TO THE BABY DRESSER
21. DON'T FORGET TO KEEP SPACE FOR MISCELLANEOUS ITEMS
Take note and try to devote some space to organizing miscellaneous items. Use small compartments to keep each of the items separated.
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Last Updated on February 9, 2022 by Tira Attygalla