Affordable makeup storage from Ikea

Hi everyone!! I hope you all are having an awesome week so far. I wanted to show you today an affordable makeup storage from Ikea!! The hubs and I really love Ikea, we could seriously spend hours in there just wondering around and imagining how we could decorate our future home together. Two weekends ago, I saw this nifty makeup tray by the storage area at Ikea. I’m pretty sure it’s not a new thing but I’ve just noticed it. I literally stood there for 20 minutes debating if I needed it. As you can see, I gave in….

Ikea makeup tray

I’ve just put a bunch of makeup in the tray to show you what it looks like. I haven’t decided how I will be using my tray yet as I’m still in the process of designing my blog room. Most likely this will sit on top of my desk with products that are waiting to be trialed/tested.

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This tray is called Godmorgon and is available at Ikea for $19.95. The plastic is very thick and feels quite durable. The area where I placed all my lip glosses, moves in a 90 degree angle and can be removed if you find it annoying. The only downside to this tray is that if you leave the swivel compartment attached, it really limits how much makeup you can store underneath and it can get a bit tricky to reach for items in there.

Has anyone seen this before or am I last as usual?

Purchased with my own money.


23 comments on Affordable makeup storage from Ikea

  1. All Talk Entertainment
    April 10, 2014 at 1:24 am (4 years ago)

    I haven’t because Ikea is a bit of a distance so maybe I’m last. But I love being organized and love how neat this is and how you can see everything. I don’t wear much makeup but I have it all in a basket and I’m always sifting through to find stuff. This is so much better. I may have to make a trip to Ikea.
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    • ker ker
      April 13, 2014 at 6:55 pm (4 years ago)

      Hi! I know the feeling. Some of my everyday makeup I store in my makeup bag and I always have trouble finding stuff. This makes everything look neat and tidy.
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  2. Jasmine
    April 10, 2014 at 2:33 am (4 years ago)

    THANK you for sharing this! Every time I go to Ikea I practically ignore this section because there is SO much! But now I know what I’m looking for 😉
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    • ker ker
      April 13, 2014 at 6:56 pm (4 years ago) the opposite, i go through every section except for the kids and mirror area.
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  3. Emma Sparrow
    April 10, 2014 at 3:11 am (4 years ago)

    Wow this looks so nifty! I will have to see if I can purchase this one online as I do not have an ikea near me! Hopefully I can as it looks cool 😀
    Thanks for sharing 🙂

  4. Karina
    April 10, 2014 at 10:06 am (4 years ago)

    Thanks heaps for sharing this – I’ve been looking for an affordable solution, and I was just at Ikea last week and didn’t even see it – that’s the problem with Ikea, so many things to look at, that you miss so much, and I usually leave with other things than what I had originally in mind. Will definitely have to look for it when I’m there next!
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    • ker ker
      April 13, 2014 at 7:01 pm (4 years ago)

      Hey Karina! That happens to me all the time!! Everything is so affordable at Ikea and it’s only until I go to pay for my stuff, I realise I’ve bought so much random things.
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  5. beauty snippets
    April 10, 2014 at 7:12 pm (4 years ago)

    What a great find. I’ve never seen this on my ikea trips. I like your idea of using it for trial products etc.

    • ker ker
      April 13, 2014 at 7:03 pm (4 years ago)

      Thanks lovely I find that my desk is always so messy and I can never remember what I need to trial so hopefully this will help.
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  6. Sarah
    April 10, 2014 at 7:24 pm (4 years ago)

    Hey I got mine a couple of years ago, I love it! Mine lives in the top drawer of my dresser. Under the swivel tray I keep things that I don’t use very often otherwise yes, it is a bit annoying to get under there.

    • ker ker
      April 13, 2014 at 7:06 pm (4 years ago)

      Oh yeh, that would be quite difficult to get things out especially if you have it in your drawer. Would be cool if Ikea started stocking different types of makeup drawers or trays.
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  7. Maydayismyday
    April 10, 2014 at 8:00 pm (4 years ago)

    I like it, and it’s so cheap! (compared to places like HSW etc).
    I don’t go to Ikea much but I think there will be a trip there soon for me 🙂

  8. Catherine Bouris
    April 10, 2014 at 11:08 pm (4 years ago)

    Looks fantastic! If I need any more acrylic storage containers, I’ll definitely pick this up 😀

  9. E-von
    April 12, 2014 at 10:45 am (4 years ago)

    Don’t worry I am probably the last to know. I go to Ikea every now and then but because it’s so far I would only go if there was a sale or something I really needed. Thanks for sharing, it looks so cool with all the make up organised so neatly.
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    • ker ker
      April 13, 2014 at 7:09 pm (4 years ago)

      I live fairly close to Ikea so lucky in a way I can go every weekend. I also like eating lunch there too, feels so cheap so I end up buying 2 meals for myself.
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  10. Sam
    April 14, 2014 at 10:43 am (4 years ago)

    This looks like a great product, that I could definitely use for storing my makeup! I’ve not seen it before so I will have to look for it next time in IKEA, I’m just hoping that the UK stores will stock it as we don’t always get the same stuff as you guys. xx
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  11. Becky Hines
    May 4, 2014 at 4:03 am (4 years ago)

    I absolutely love this storage unit! I definitely am planning a trip into Ikea as soon as possible now! Have you ever tried the container store or solutions?! They have some really great storage as well! Thanks again for another great blog post!
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