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How to Organize a Small Closet

It is great to find a beautiful dream home but what if it has a small closet? We cannot always do a home search based on the size of closets. If you have a small closet in your home, I can share some advice on how to organize a small closet. You will be surprised to know just how much you can fit in those tiny closets.

The effective way to organize a small closet is to clear everything out of the space. By this, you can easily start with organizing the closet until it is done completely. You should not be leaving the pile for a long duration, else you need to deal with wrinkles.

Storage issue of the closet can be due to two reasons either the closet is really too small or you just have too many clothes.¬† A little of both can also be possible.You can get few large boxes and sort your clothes. You can donate or sell unused clothes too. Try not to create a pile of “may be” clothes. This will unnecessary occupy the place and will stick around for no good reason at all.

There can be many clothes which can stay in your closet year-round but seasonal items like heavy sweats and wool pants have no business during summers and you won’t need shorts, cotton pants during winters.

In order to start anything a proper planning is very essential, it is not necessary to stick to it completely. If you are planning to invest in organizational products, you need to have a clear idea about your requirement. You can make a note of all the essential and can prepare a detailed layout to make the most of every inch of available space.

Helpful Small Closet Organization Tips

It is not necessary to actually shop for fancy different organizational product to organize a small closet. The market is flooded with several options, you may be tempted at times.You need to plan ahead, this will at least keep you on track. You can do a little research on the available product at the market, choose the best which you genuinely require.

Fabric Bins

Fabric Bins can be easily installed or can be used as a top shelf in the closet. They are available in almost all the colors. These are perfect for socks, tie, undergarments, belts, scarves, hair accessories etc.

Include  a Rod

You can create an additional room by adding a rod to a small closet. This will double the space. You can hang lightweight garments.

Curtain Rings

You can make use of curtain rings as a hanger to organize dupatta, scarves, and ties etc.

Use the Back of the Door

The back of that closet door is often ignored. You can hang a pocket shoe holder, multiple accessory bags, hooks, towel etc.

Unused Boxes

We may have several unused boxes taking up space, this can be used to organize tees, kids clothes, skirts, etc.

Hanging Bags

A multi-pocket hanging bag can fix behind the door can be a fantastic storage space saver. You can use it to organize your hair accessories, wallets, hankies etc.

Hanging Shelves

If you are at a rented place and cannot mount physical shelves on the wall. You can look for vertical hanging shelves with the rod. They are good at holding clothes weight. The market is flooded with beautiful hanging shelves, you can use it to organize your kid’s clothes and accessories.

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Anjana Bhartia is a foodie, social media enthusiast, book worm and a blogging addict. Married into the armed forces she enjoys moving all over India with her bags, books and dogs in tow! Being an Army wife has made her a moving pro. She loves sharing her tips and tricks to help make your move hassle free!

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