Closets are beautiful. Closets house our favorite things. Most girls dream of that fantasy closet filled to the brim with beautiful clothing, all organized in the most beautiful way. For most of us though… closets can be a challenge! And, more often than not, we’ve got tons of stuff, stuffed into a too-small space.
After more than a few closet makeovers in our home, nothing makes me happier than opening up a perfectly organized closet full of my favorite and most useful items!
Well, thanks to the group over at HomeTalk asking me to curate a collection of 20 Terrific Closet Organization Tips, I’m here to tell you that closet organization can be a lot easier than you think, and I’ve put together some of my favorite tips!
In fact, if you’ve followed our blog for a while and caught the 30 Days to An Organized Home series, then you’ve seen some of my favorite closet organization tips. In case you didn’t, I’ve included some of my favorite closet tips from the series on the board as well!
To view the full board, click here.
Now, closets hold just about everything in our homes. If you think about it, we’ve got our clothing closets, our linen closets, our pantries, and our closets-turned-offices!
When perusing HomeTalk, I came across soooooo many amazing ideas. Some ideas I’ve truly never seen before, and some ideas were super gorgeous, and now I’m just plotting how I’m going to implement them in our home! So, to help (you and me) with all of our closet organization needs, I’ve gathered a collection of a little bit of everything, with tips that can be used in multiple different ways, in multiple different types of closets. And, here, I’ll share just a sampling- my favorite trick, my favorite tip, and the most useful! How does that sound? Here we go…
MY FAVORITE TRICK – BEAUTIFY THE HECK OUT OF IT!
Beautifying an organized space! You’d be amazed what a little beautification can do. I’ve organized a space before, only to have it get disorganized again in no time at all. But one thing I’ve found to be true with every organization project I’ve done, is that if you beautify the space with paint, baskets, cute labels, etc., the space is a lot less likely to get disorganized again. It’s some crazy little trick that your subconscious plays. It works on me and my family! And, here is a perfect example of that. I love how they used a simple, clean, white palette, but then used the bold and colorful pattern of the ironing board and chevron-patterned bucket! And the “red cross” baskets are perfect for all of your medical supplies, don’t you think?
MY FAVORITE TIP – USE YOUR VERTICAL SPACE
Use all of that vertical space people! No joke! Using vertical space is a great way to get more out of any storage space. Perfect examples of this include using walls and the insides of doors. I can’t stress this enough, particularly with doors. Here, they use the back of the door and attach boards to write messages, include important information and more! You can also attach baskets, pocket organizers, and shelves. The possibilities are really endless!
THE MOST USEFUL – ORGANIZE FOR FREE
Most of us don’t have a stockpile of money lying around for the random organizational project. And let’s be honest, if we do have extra money at any given point, there are probably hundreds of other things that take priority over organizing supplies in the family budget. I know that’s true for our house anyway. So, one of my favorite tricks is to shop our house. Before I go to the store for any organizing supplies, I shop our home to see if there’s anything I can use. That’s right, and it can be fun too! It forces you to get a little more creative, and I always end up with some of my favorite results! Here, she gathered organizing and decor supplies from her home and made over her linen closet without spending a dime! I think she nailed it! The space is beautiful, organized, and functional!
If you haven’t had a chance to check out all of the amazing inspiration and resources on HomeTalk, I highly recommend that you do! Go here.
And just because I think closet offices are super useful, versatile, and essential these days… I’m in love with this one! Isn’t the blue painted pegboard beautiful and versatile! And how about the linen colored walls with the white shelves, and natural woven baskets?!? I think I’m in love!