Organizing The Perfect Closet Once and For All 04/22/2019 You have found the perfect apartment. Natural light is bellowing in through the windows, the kitchen shelves are large, and you can't wait to take a bubble bath in the garden tub. As you start putting your stuff into the closet, it becomes evident you may have too many clothes. And shoes. Maybe your roommate won the bigger closet, your +1 actually has more clothes to choose from, or the space is more awkward than you recalled. Here are a few tricks to make the most out of your closet space. Hangers over Folded Piles! Hangers are often accepted as a necessary evil. Buying hangers is a chore and not usually exciting. However, the types of hangers you pick in your closet can create or minimize space. Using velvet hangers will free up so much space in your closet and they are easy on the wallet. Also, keep your hangers color-conscious. It's all too easy to become distracted by clashing hangers. Organize with a Plan! After you've made the switch to your hanger of choice, organize your pieces by color as well as sleeve length. Tell me if this sounds familiar - combing through shirts to find that perfect floral dress. Organizing your closet from short to long is easy, but enjoy the process! Remember it’s you who has to see it every time. Having Folded-Clothes isn't the End of the World! Not every item needs to be on a hanger. Your shirts, sweaters and jeans can all be folded into drawers or onto shelving. Folding items will keep the closet immensity down. The divergence between hanging and folded garments will ensure you see your clothes more easily. Use ALLLLLL the Space! Utilize extra storage for the base of the closet. Keep the clothes you folded or accessories in the cubbies and place shoes underneath. If there is still space, the top [of|part of|area of]184] the organizer can be used. There is no reason to leave empty space in a closet - only unused possibilities. Last Call... If there is space in the bedroom, a rolling rack is the quintessential +1 to any closet. Create a plan for your outfits either daily or weekly, use your go-to pieces as decor, or you can still use the said rolling rack as extra storage space.