Organizing The Perfect Closet Once and For All 04/22/2019 You have found the best apartment. Natural light is bellowing in through the windows, the kitchen are roomy, and you can't wait to soak in the garden tub. As you start putting your items 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 thought. Here are a few tips to make the most out of your closet. Hangers > folded piles! Hangers are generally accepted as a necessary evil. Buying hangers is a chore and not usually enjoyable. However, the types of hangers you pick in your closet can increase or minimize space. Using velvet hangers will increse so much room in your closet and velvet hangers are easy on the wallet. Also, keep your hangers color-conscious. It's all too 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 - sorting through blouses to find immaculate striped skirt. Dividing up your closet from summer to winter is easy, but have fun with it! Remember it’s you who has to look at it every morning. Folding SOME of your Clothes is Still Okay! Not every piece 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 manageable. The divergence between hanging and folded pieces will ensure you see your clothes more clearly. If there is Space, Use it! Utilize extra storage for the lower half of the closet. Store 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 plus-one to any wardrobe. Plan your outfits daily or weekly, use your best pieces as decoration, or simply use the rolling rack as additional storage space.