Organizing The Perfect Closet Once and For All 04/22/2019 You have found the most outstanding apartment. Natural light is bellowing in through the windows, the kitchen cabinets are roomy, and you can't wait to relax in the garden tub. As you start putting your clothes into the closet, it becomes evident you may have too many clothes. And shoes. Maybe your friend 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 tricks to make the most out of your situation. Hangers > folded piles! Hangers are often accepted as a necessary evil. Buying hangers is something on your to-do list and not thought of as exciting. However, the types of hangers you use in your closet can increase or remove space. Using velvet hangers will add so much availability in your closet and they're easy on the wallet. Also, keep your hangers the same color. It's all too easy to become distracted by clashing hangers. Organize with a Purpose! After you've switched hangers, organize your pieces by color as well as sleeve length. Tell me if this sounds familiar - combing through shirts to find that perfect striped skirt. Organizing your closet from short to long is easy, but enjoy the process! Don’t forget you’re the one who has to look at it every time. Don't Think you can't Fold SOME Clothes! Not every item needs to have a hanger. Your jeans, shirts and sweaters can all be folded into drawers or onto shelving. Folding items will keep the closet volume workable. The difference between hanging and folded pieces will ensure you see your closet more readily. Use ALLLLLL the Space! Utilize extra storage for the base of the closet. Store accessories or folded clothing in the cubbies and organize shoes underneath. If there is still room, the top [of|part of|area of]184] the organizer can be used. There is no dead space in a closet - only untapped potential. Parting Shot... If there is space in your bedroom, a rolling rack is the ideal addition to any closet. Create a plan for your outfits either daily or weekly, use your go-to pieces as decoration, or simply use the rolling rack as another storage option.