Even though temperatures across the country are still quite frigid, spring is technically here. Which means it’s almost time to pack away your parkas and sweaters and bust out your t-shirts and shorts! Since your wardrobe will change with the weather, why not start spring cleaning with the closet this year? Check out the 20 tips below for saving space in your closet and storing your stuff in creative ways.
Attach shower curtain rings to a hanger to store scarves and keep them from getting wrinkled.
Use hanging cloth shelves in your kid’s toy closet to store board games.
To keep tall boots off the floor and in shape, hang them from pant hangers.
Instead of throwing bras in a drawer, help them keep their shape by storing them on hangers in the closet.
A cork board with hooks easily stores ties, belts, hats, and more.
Letter holders make great flip-flop storage.
If you’re going for a more elegant organizational display, put hooks on picture frames to store jewelry.
Use hanging wire fruit baskets for extra storage.
If you have trouble getting ready quickly in the morning, put a hook on the inside of your closet. Hang the next day’s outfit there for easy access in the a.m.
Sort your linen closet by keeping sheet sets and different sized bedding pieces in their own separate plastic bins.
Wrap pipe cleaners around your hangers to keep clothes from falling off.
Hide kid’s clothes with a curtain and set up a cute play vanity underneath it.
A $2 rain gutter guard is great for holding earrings.
Hang plastic bins from your closet shelves for extra storage.
Keep your drawers organized using shoe boxes.
Hang your shorts from a rod by their belt loops with binder rings.
Use a utensil sorter to store jewelry and watches.
An old wine box makes great sneaker and sandal storage.
Attach cheap wire baskets to closet doors and walls to create extra space for purses and scarves.
If your closet is jam-packed, consider displaying your favorite pieces on a visually appealing rack in your room.