Organizing your closet can be a pickle. Aside from arranging them based on the type of garment or accessory, you also have to keep in mind that your stuff needs to be systematic. You don’t want to be in the position where you need to go through all your stuff on a busy morning. As much as possible, you want everything to be reachable.
If you are not ready to fully declutter your clothes, there are a few storage solutions and hacks that you can do. The best part? You don’t have to spend a lot! Go through our list to help you organize your closet well.
Photo Storage Box
When it comes to your undergarments or accessories, organizing and placing them in a photo storage box should do the trick. Other things that you can store using a photo storage box are belts, socks, mini towels, hats, and mini bags. These boxes are durable and stackable so you can easily place them anywhere in your closet. You can check your local bookstore so you can pick from a good selection of photo storage boxes.
Metal shelves are a good clothes divider if you don’t want your stack of clothes to topple over. You can also buy a hanging one so you can just insert it under one of the shelves in your closet. A metal shelf takes up little space from your closet and is easy to install. You can use metal shelves as storage for your heavy garments, like jeans, big towels, and sweaters.
Create your wired rack
You can DIY a wired rack behind your closet door. All you need is a few screws, wires, and clothespins. Once you installed the wire, you can hang your caps, hats, and gloves! You will never lose another pair with this affordable storage solution.
Install some hooks
When it comes to utilizing your closet space, you want to go vertical. There might be some spaces on the sides of your closet that you can use. Install some hooks that you can use to hang your accessories, belts, bags, and caps. This technique can save you a lot of space, plus your necklaces and bracelets will not get tangled.
If you really need to look for another space, why not use the drawers you already have at home? You can move all your t-shirts from your closet to your wood storage drawers. You may upcycle some scrap woods and create dividers to make your drawers more organized. If you’re familiar with the KonMari method, you can store your clothes upright so you can easily get them and utilize more space.
Shoe pocket organizer
A good pocket organizer can store up to 10 flats. You can hang the shoe pocket organizer behind your closet’s door. Of course, you’re not just limited from using the shoe pocket organizer for shoes. You can also use it for tiny garments, accessories, and little knick-knacks. You can actually DIY one using some fabric scraps.
Extend your closet to your living room
If you have no room for a drawer or extra space in your closet to work on, you might want to maximize your living room storage. You can tuck away your out of season clothes for a then pull them out again when you need them. For example, you can use an ottoman to store last season clothes or bed sheets.
Use wicker baskets
Why not repurpose your gift baskets into a cute storage solution? Depending on the size and shape, a wicker basket makes it pleasant in the eyes to look at as well. You can use the baskets for your sweaters and towels. It’s easy to pull them out and rearrange them.
Using tiered hangers can save you a lot of space in your closet. Instead of using, for example, five separate hangers, you can just use one. You may use tiered hangers for garments that are not too delicate, like t-shirts. You can also use them for your scarves and belt so everything is in one place. If you couldn’t find a tiered hanger, you may reuse an old chain and install it on your closet rod. This should be a good alternative.
Your storage solutions don’t have to be expensive
Managing your clothes doesn’t have to be gruesome and expensive. With a little creativity, you can repurpose some items you already have in your home and recycle them into something more useful. An organized closet can give you a clear mind and save you a lot of time.