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Chez Larsson

Organizing First Aid Kits

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This weekend I decided it was time to sort out the medicines and the first aid kits.

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The medicine box was filled to the rim and after closer inspection I realized a lot had expired. Here in Sweden we can return our unused medicines to the pharmacy which I did during my lunch hour today.

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A photo of my kits has been posted on Flickr a long time now but as I needed to redo the green cross which had become soiled I though I'd show you how I put them together. As my boxes (vintage gingerbread tins) are metal I use magnetic sheets to make the crosses. You could do a sticker or just a paper cross glued on too.

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I drew a cross onto green paper, glued it onto a magnetic sheet and cut through both along the lines.

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After weeding out the expired items it was a nice feeling to put the lid back on.

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For the first aid kit I made new dividers out of card stock. It's so simple. Two same size rectangles (the diameter of the box) with cuts halfway down the center.

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Put the divider together by slotting one cut into the other.

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Place inside box and Tadaaa!!

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One section if for eye care, one for surgical tape and bandages, one for band aids and cleaning of minor wounds and one for insect bites etc.

I love these little clean outs. Always feel really good about myself afterward 🙂

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