You have discovered the perfect apartment. Natural light is bellowing in through the windows, the kitchen are spacious, and you can't wait to soak in the garden tub. As you start putting your clothes into the closet, it becomes obvious you may have too many clothes. And shoes. Maybe your roommate won the larger closet, your spouse actually has more to hang up, or the space is more cramped than you remembered. Here are a few ideas to make the most out of your closet.
Hangers > folded piles!
Hangers are often accepted as a necessary evil. Buying hangers is a chore and not treated as enjoyable. However, the types of hangers you pick in your closet can increase or minimize space. Using velvet hangers will increse so much space in your closet and they are affordable. Also, keep your hangers color-conscious. It's really easy to become distracted by unorganized hangers.
Have a Purpose to Organizing!
After you've kicked your old hangers to the curb, organize your shirts by color as well as sleeve length. Tell me if this sounds familiar - digging through shirts to find immaculate striped skirt. Dividing up your closet from light to dark is easy, but have fun with it! You're the one who has to see it every day.
Having Folded-Clothes isn't the End of the World!
Not everything must be on a hanger. Your sweaters, shirts, and jeans can all be folded into drawers or onto shelving. Folding items will keep the closet volume down. The divergence between hanging and folded pieces will ensure you see everything more easily.
If there is Space, Use it!
Utilize extra storage for the lower half of the closet. Keep accessories or folded clothes in the cubbies and keep shoes underneath. If there is still room, the top [of|part of|area of]184] the organizer you should definitely use. There is no reason to leave empty space in a closet - only untried possibilities.
+1 for the Road...
If there is space in a bedroom, a rolling rack is the perfect addition to any closet. Be proactive and plan your outfits ahead of time, use your best pieces as decor, or simply use the rolling rack as another storage option.