How to Organize the Perfect Closet 101 04/22/2019 You have found the best apartment. Natural light is streaming in through the windows, the kitchen are large, and you can't wait to soak in the garden tub. As you start unloading your items into the closet, it becomes apparent you may have too many clothes. And shoes. Maybe your roomie won the roomier closet, your spouse actually has more to hang up, or the space is more restricted than you remembered. Here are a few tips to make the most out of your situation. Hangers over Folded Piles! Hangers are generally seen as a necessary evil. Buying hangers is a chore and not treated as exciting. However, the types of hangers you decide to use in your closet can create or take away space. Using velvet hangers will free up so much availability in your closet and they're easy on the wallet. Also, keep your hangers color-conscious. It's really easy to become distracted by clashing hangers. Organize with a Plan! After you've kicked your old hangers to the curb, organize your clothes by color and sleeve length. You know the drill - digging through blouses to find your go-to 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. Folding SOME of your Clothes is Still Okay! Not every piece needs to be on a hanger. Your jeans, shirts and sweaters can all be folded into drawers or onto shelving. Folding items will keep the closet immensity down. The contrast between hanging and folded clothes will ensure you see everything more easily. All Space is Used Space! Utilize extra storage for the base of the closet. Organize accessories or folded clothing in the cubbies and keep shoes underneath. If there is still room, the top [of|part of|area of]184] the organizer take advantage of. There is no dead space in a closet - only untapped potential. Last Call... If space allows in the bedroom, a rolling rack is the perfect addition to any closet. Create a plan for your outfits either daily or weekly, use your best pieces as decor, or simply use the rack as extra storage space.