Closet organization sounds tricky, especially if you don’t have a ton of space, and when you have a nice convenient door to close and hide all of that clutter, it’s easy to just throw everything in there and run away. Out of sight out of mind, right?
But wouldn’t life be just a bit easier if all of the closets in your home were organized and efficient? Imagine being able to reach into any and grab what you’re looking for immediately, without having to sift through tons of clutter. It’s the little things that count, really.
Doubling your closet space is actually pretty easy—and cheap too. Re-organize all the closets in your home with these clever hacks that will double your closet space:
No, it’s not fun, but the first step to doubling your closet space is to sort through your things and see what you can live without. It’ll help in the long-run! Besides, you don’t have to say goodbye forever. You can store some of your off-season clothes with UrBin Storage. They’ll come to you!
Double Clothes Hangers
Create double clothes hangers with can tabs and you’ve already doubled your closet space. We encourage you to read on anyways.
Hang baskets on the inside of your closet door for extra storage: hats, scarves, bags, anything that doesn’t have a permanent place yet.
Mobile Laundry Station
Stop taking up precious closet space with multiple laundry baskets and create this DIY Mobile Laundry Station instead.
Make Your Closet Door Do Double Duty
Use the inside of your closet door for storage and put a mirror on the outside. The mirror will add more dimension to your room, and putting it on your closet door saves space!
Get a Handy Closet Organizing System
Go all out and get a closet organizing system. It’s a whole closet makeover in one step! Ikea has a bunch of different kinds—something for every size closet, even the tiniest!
Get a Shoe Rack
Get a shoe rack and stack your shoes vertically. It’ll save you space AND it will be easier to pick out a pair!
Bins and Baskets
The easiest way to clean up any closet space? Bins and baskets. Any time you see storage baskets on sale, grab some. They always come in handy.
Sure, they’re not glamorous. But they make up for it in their functionality! Stick a small set of plastic drawers in your bathroom or linen closet and use it to store small personal items to take care of clutter.
Use one of those plastic drawer sets to condense all of your meds and first aid supplies into one spot. Label your drawers for extra ease!
Use an over-the-door shoe rack to store cleaning supplies and free up your shelves. Talk about clever!
Paper Towel Storage
Use a hanging closet organizer to store paper towels and bath tissue rather than stacking the packages up on the floor, and you’ll have more storage space for larger items, like your vacuum.
Gift Wrap Storage
Gift wrap can be a pain to store properly. That’s where the ever useful plastic drawer set comes in again! Organize your supplies into tags, tissue, bows, wrap, and bags, and resist the urge to just shove everything in the back of the closet after every holiday.
Whew! That wasn’t so bad was it? Now that your closets are organized you can finally relax.