Giveaway: Handbag Organisation

Recently, I wrote a post about cleaning out my handbag because it looked like this:

organising my handbag

In my post, I mentioned the Borne Naked bag liners, because I had seen them before and thought they looked fabulous.  To my surprise, a few days later, I received this lovely email in my inbox.

borne naked organising handbagSoon after our correspondence, a package arrived on my door step and I (very happily) organised my handbag, again.  I love this sort of blogging and way of working with brands, because it gives the online world a community feel.  I’m a regular mum, sharing as I live life.  And Amanda from Borne Naked is a woman who found a need and made a great product (read about it here).  It’s about real people, talking about everyday things, and I love that.

borne naked hand bag organisation

Love me a few before/after pictures.

before and after -- organising my handbag

before and after- organising my handbag

What I love about the Borne Naked Liners

The Borne Naked liners have been on my wish list for a while now, and there are three main reason why I like them, apart from the obvious organisational benefits.

1. Clear: The liners are clear so I can easily see what’s inside. There are pockets inside each liner to separate the contents.

2. Zip: Many handbag liners I’ve seen before are open at the top, and this doesn’t work for me because my handbag is thrown all about the place — in the car, out of the car, back in the car.  The Borne Naked liners have a zip at the top so the contents of my bag don’t fall all over the place. Love.

3. Easy:  I like to easily move my essentials from one bag to another, from my everyday bay, to my evening bag, to my beach bag. Easy and quick.

Everyday Bag

organising handbag liners

Evening Bag

organising handbag liners

Beach/Gym Bag

beach bag organisation


Borne Naked have many different liners and handbag accessories (just head to the Borne Naked website to have a look). To give you an idea of the three main sizes, you can see my regular sized handbag as a reference in the below picture.

organising handbag liners from borne naked

Small: I use the small one in my regular sized handbag, and it fits in my evening bag too.

Small – L 23.5cm x H 13cm x W 7cm

Medium: The medium sized bag is fabulous for a regular bag, large bag, gym tote or nappy bag.

Medium – L 26cm x H 15cm x W 7cm

Large: The large liner is ideal for a large handbag, a nappy bag, or suit case.  I use my large one as my beauty bag when I travel.

Large – L 27.5cm x H 22.5cm x W 9cm



I wrote back to Amanda from Borne Naked, to thank her and say how much I love the liners, and also to ask if Borne Naked would like to do a giveaway with Be A Fun Mum because I want to share the love. I’m happy to say I have 5 medium liners to giveaway.  To enter, all you need to do is write a comment below.


1. Australian residents only 2. Winners will be drawn randomly  3. Winners will be notified by email and if no response is received within 48 hours, a new winner will be drawn  4. Giveaway open from 5 August to 10 August 2012. 5. This competition is no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by, or associated with Facebook.


Borne Naked is also offering a special discount for Be a Fun Mum Readers. Enter the code FUN at checkout to receive 20% OFF of any SMALL, MEDIUM OR LARGE handbag liner.   (Wonderful Christmas present idea). Offer valid until 19th August 2012.


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  • Reply
    Jennifer B.
    August 8, 2012 at 12:08 am

    PERFECT for travelling and carrying those small liquids through Customs in your hand luggage too. Then straight into your handbag as is!!

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    August 8, 2012 at 2:43 pm

    What a great idea! And so generous to be giving them away!!!

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    Yasmin Eyre
    August 8, 2012 at 3:25 pm

    My handbag looks like a tornado has broken loose, one of these cleaver liners would mean I no longer lived in fear of the monster that might bite my hand when rummaging through the dark mess!

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    August 8, 2012 at 10:06 pm

    Fantastic product would love to reorganize my handbags and nappy bags with these.

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    August 9, 2012 at 8:57 am

    Another awesome giveaway Kel. Thanks so much. Would love some of these 🙂

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    ms v
    August 9, 2012 at 10:30 am

    Excellent idea — clarity for the handbag. And potentially would reduce the likelihood of errant random/squished sultanas being pulled out along with my phone… classy!

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    Samantha Y
    August 9, 2012 at 12:04 pm

    A lovely idea especially with changing between work, weekend, child friendly bags

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    August 9, 2012 at 12:06 pm

    OMG I so need this. My husband goes nuts when my phone rings and he can’t find it because he has to dig through all the stuff in my bag!! Mind you I can find it. But I need one of these to make his life easier 😛

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    August 9, 2012 at 12:08 pm

    OMG, I totally need one of these! My bag is a mess, maybe this is the solution I have been searching for.

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    Kate Barter
    August 9, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    Yes, Kelly, I can relate. The inside of my handbag looks exactly like your before photo. I’m a little over being the bag lady to the family’s bits and bobs. Time to take my ownership back with my handbag and enjoy some organisation 🙂 What a fantastic idea.

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    August 9, 2012 at 12:09 pm

    Wow thats a fantastic idea! No more mess. No more hubby saying how can u find anything in there its a bottomless pit! lol. It wont take me 15 mins to find door keys, phone etc. a definate must have!

    thanks for showing us!

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    Tamara Bell
    August 9, 2012 at 12:11 pm

    Oh my…IN need one of these, what a brilliant idea!

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    Suzy Scott
    August 9, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    These look awesome! I would LOVE one as I am contantly changing bags depending on where I’m going with my 2 year old. I don’t carry a huge nappy bag all the time. Great giveaway!

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    August 9, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    It seems i’ve tried just about everything to try and keep my bag organised, but it always seems to make it harder to find things not easier. It never occurred to me to go clear! Such an awesome idea.

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    Charmaine nehme
    August 9, 2012 at 12:12 pm

    Wow what a fantastic idea! I would love one to sort out my messy bag xx

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    Mademoiselle Slimalicious
    August 9, 2012 at 12:13 pm

    Every woman hand bag needs some help! Including mine!

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    esther Ballantyne
    August 9, 2012 at 12:13 pm

    What a fab idea! I’m always loosing stuff from my handbag in the foot-well of my car! This would make it easier to find everything!!

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    August 9, 2012 at 12:15 pm

    They look like a wonderful idea for all the bits n bobs that always end up lost in the bottom of your bag !! 🙂

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    Amy Bellion
    August 9, 2012 at 12:16 pm

    What a fantastic giveaway! Wish I had one, my handbag is disgusting, I don’t let anyone else go into it, cos hubby would scould me, let alone my mother! Will help with finding my phone in the mess when it’s ringing and looking for my keys and not being able to find them, then stressing I’ve lost them!

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    August 9, 2012 at 12:19 pm

    What a great idea! Would love to give one a go!

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    Kell (Mad Mummas Sweet Randoms)
    August 9, 2012 at 12:20 pm

    Brilliant giveaway! Pick me please – It takes me a ridiculous amount of time trying to find keys, lipgloss, etc from the black hole called my bag!!

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    August 9, 2012 at 12:22 pm

    How fantastic! It is so good to see a company reaching out and thanking the little people who advertise them free of charge by word-of-mouth (digital or otherwise) Good on you Borne Naked and thank you for sharing, Kelly

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    August 9, 2012 at 12:24 pm

    very clever!!

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    Melissa Jones
    August 9, 2012 at 12:26 pm

    I’m an organized mum and this is really helpful for me. Thanks for the awesome giveaway 🙂

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    Michelle V
    August 9, 2012 at 12:36 pm

    Wow, I would <3 this SO much, thanks for the opportunity!!

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    August 9, 2012 at 12:43 pm

    What a great idea, my bag is in the same way. Great pressie idea too!

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    August 9, 2012 at 12:52 pm

    Oh I need this! Utter chaos in my bag (among other things) at the moment!!!

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    August 9, 2012 at 12:56 pm

    Wow these are brilliant!! I work in an office 3 days a week, I’m always switching from work bag to mummy bag….. But always end up missing things or leaving things in the other bag!!!! What a delight to just be able to grab a Borne Naked and have all my bits transferred in one tick! It would be a thrill !!!!

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    August 9, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    Ooh I would LOVE one of these! I need all the help I can get to reorganise my life!

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    August 9, 2012 at 1:00 pm

    Thats such a great idea. I don’t now how many times I have to rumage through my nappy bag looking for the house keys….love it!

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    August 9, 2012 at 1:16 pm

    It would be so nice to dig into my handbag and not pull out a whole heap of biscuit crumbs and wrappers. Love the idea.

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    August 9, 2012 at 1:22 pm

    Great idea. I love it!

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    August 9, 2012 at 1:35 pm

    I just used zip lock bags to organise my handbag. I didn’t know someone actually made handbag liners!

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    Kylie Stewart
    August 9, 2012 at 1:59 pm

    This would make my life so much easier… I can never find MY stuff amongst the nappies, wipes, creams, hats, clothes in the nappy bag!

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    Justine Graham
    August 9, 2012 at 2:11 pm

    great idea! would be perfect for me! I don’t take a handbag as i put everything in the nappy bag to save me taking 2 bags everywhere- so this would make it so much easier to keep my things together and easy to find in amongst nappies wipes and kiddy snacks and clothes! and then can transfer straight to my handbag for when i get to go somewhere without kids! great idea!

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    August 9, 2012 at 2:39 pm

    Oooooh yeah, baby. Show me the liner!!!
    I could do with a present in the mail…. Please and Thank you.

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    August 9, 2012 at 2:46 pm

    I am travelling overseas with my son at the end of the year, and these would be awesome for taking all the little bits on the plane, and just generally keeping all my stuff organised throughout the trip!! Love them!

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    Leanne@Deep Fried Fruit
    August 9, 2012 at 3:14 pm

    Pick me! Pick me! Pick me!
    I have the most fabulous ENORMOUS handbag from Colette but now I can’t find anything because of its sheer ENORMOUSNESS!!! I have heard about Born Naked and am so pleased that you’ve shown us the products in action. I NEED!
    Pick me! Pick me! Pick me!
    (And then I too will blog about it 🙂 )

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    Anj Brodie
    August 9, 2012 at 3:21 pm

    Love These! They would be perfect for a new OCD mum like me! Appreciate the very generous offer and love your page, it’s given me some great tips as I get used to this new ride I’m on 🙂

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    Julie Ingleton
    August 9, 2012 at 4:10 pm

    Ooooo! I have been looking for something like this. I have had one similar which has well and truly fallen apart (different brand) and would love a replacement!! 🙂

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    August 9, 2012 at 4:11 pm

    Very generous of Borne Naked..those liners are great for travelling too!

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    Laura Dawson
    August 9, 2012 at 5:59 pm

    What a fabulous product. I have a handbag organizer but it is not clear and does not have a zip so actually just makes it harder to find things. Would love one of these. Thanks for sharing your find!

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    August 9, 2012 at 7:39 pm

    Love! What a great idea!

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    August 9, 2012 at 8:20 pm

    I want one – think my Mum might too!

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    Deb McNair
    August 9, 2012 at 9:15 pm

    Do you mean if I won I wouldn’t need my husband to rescue me at shops whenever I forget to put my purse in a different bag! It’s my baby brain! Think he’d really love that and so would I! Will cross my fingers… Love the idea!

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    August 9, 2012 at 9:22 pm

    Genius product! I will definitely put on my wish list. Love it! Great Christmas gift for the girls.

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    August 9, 2012 at 10:25 pm

    This little invention would save me a fortune on lip gloss and hair ties alone! I am forever forgetting which bag things are in and constantly buy new stuff to put into all of them only to find duplicate items in every one when I do get around to cleaning them out (which isn’t very often I must say!)

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    August 10, 2012 at 5:51 am

    I so need one of these!

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    August 10, 2012 at 7:30 am

    I would finally be able to co-ordinate my handbag with my clothing without a major time consuming move of all my essential items.What a great product!

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    Julia R
    August 10, 2012 at 8:49 am

    I so need to be organised. I confess my whole life is disorganised and needs fixing. So starting with my handbag would be a brilliant as it is something I used everyday and hopefully this would inspire me to sort the rest of my life! Thanks for the great giveaway.

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