Quick Tips for Organizing Your Closet

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Organizing your closet can seem like a daunting task depending on the state that it’s in.  {wink}

However, by utilizing a few easy tips, you can have your closet in tip-top shape in no time.

Organizing doesn’t need to be stressful.  Just organize one step at a time.  Keep things methodical and try not to be emotional as you organize your closet.  Make decisions based on utility, not emotional attachment.

Make sure to let me know how your new closet is working out after you used these quick tips.  {{knuckle bumps}}

 

 

quick tips for organizing your closet

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Purge

This is the hardest part. By far.

If you haven’t worn it in a year, get rid of it.  Seriously.

If it’s ripped, if it has stains or holes, it’s got to go.  Additionally, if it doesn’t fit, give it away.

 

purge

 

 

Store Seasonal Items

Now that you’ve purged your closet, keep the items that you wear the most front and center and group by clothing item.  Keep your pants with pants, skirts with skirts, shirts with shirts, and so on.

Store your seasonal clothing away from your eye-line.  It’s always nice to store in a basket or bin high up on a shelf, but if you don’t have a basket or bin, just get your seasonal clothing stored out of the way.  Take advantage of your high shelves.

 

store seasonal items

 

 

Splurge on Nice Hangers

Splurge and use nice hangers, preferably hangers that are all one color.

When you use hangers that are all one color it keeps everything looking consistent and organized.  Although wooden hangers are bulky, they are durable and just might keep you from making impulse buying choices and cluttering up your closet.

Be sure to get rid of the dry cleaning hangers.  They are not meant to reside in your closet.  {{smiling}}

 

nice hangars

 

 

Hang by Color

Arrange your clothes by color.

When your clothing is hung by color it looks more visually appealing and it’s easier to find.  If you are looking for a blue top and you have a blue section of your closet, you know just where to look!  It’s just more intuitive!

 

hang by color

 

 

Maximize Space

An easy way to maximize your space is by adding shelves and bins.

Be sure to use all the space that you have.  Go up and down.  You’ll be amazed by how much you can store and organize with extra shelving and bins.

Don’t forget about your shoes and jewelry.  {wink}

maximize space

 

What is your best closet organizing tip?

 

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