November 10, 2016
Sink Side Organization
I love an organized sink! Having a little sink side system and organization in place will help you keep your sink neat and tidy. Need a little inspiration for your sink? I’ve put together a handful of sink organizing ideas – grab an idea and get started!
First of all, you need a couple items to get your sink organized. Here are a couple ideas:
- Start with a tray – this will keep drips and water off your counter and it helps to contain your items to keep them organized. Bonus: it looks cute!
pictured are a plate from Target, a Fiesta bread tray, a small casserole from Crate&Barrel, and a small wood cutting board from Macy’s.
- container to hold scrubber and/or sponge – if you do a little or a lot of dish washing, you need some type of scrubber or sponge. Save space by using vertical storage, choose wisely and make sure that whatever you use allows it air-dry between uses. Pictured are a narrow mason jar, a couple vintage creamers, and a vintage planter – I bet you have something already.
- scrubber and/or sponge – every sink needs a scrubber – the type of dish washing you do will determine the scrubber you need.
pictured are a bubble up, a glass cleaner (I use this for washing out the coffee pot), and a dish scrubber
- hand soap, dish soap, counter spray – these 3 things are why you need a little sink side organization. Use products that you love – I like having the scent coordinated and I enjoy using seasonal scents to bring a little festivity into the the kitchen.
pictured are my granite cleaner and spray bottle, Caldrea Pear Blossom Agave and Mrs. Meyer’s holiday collection
Once you have your sink side components it’s time to organize them. Put them next to your sink and arrange them in a way that makes sense for you and your needs. Add a kitchen towel and you’re all set! Don’t you just love a simple organization ‘project’?
Do a little revamp of your sink or ‘doll’ it up for the holidays – either way, washing dishes will be a little easier on the eyes and your sink will stay organized a little longer!
Hi Becky – can you please give us a link for the Target dish/tray? I cannot find it on their website.
Thanks in advance!
I keep a nylon scouring pad at the bottom of my jar of long handled scrub brushes. This allows them to drain, and the handles dry quickly.