Organizing The Perfect Closet Once and For All 04/22/2019 You have discovered the best apartment. Natural light is streaming in through the windows, the kitchen shelves are spacious, and you can't wait to relax in the garden tub. As you start unpacking your stuff into the closet, it becomes apparent you may have too many clothes. And shoes. Maybe your roommate won the larger closet, your +1 actually has more to hang up, or the space is more restricted than you thought. Here are a few tips to make the most out of your situation. Hangers > folded piles! Hangers are typically accepted as a necessary evil. Acquiring hangers is an errand and not thought of as exciting. However, the types of hangers you pick in your closet can add or take away space. Using velvet hangers will add so much availability in your closet and velvet hangers are easy on the wallet. Also, keep your hangers color-coordinated. It's really easy to become distracted by mismatched hangers. Have a Purpose to Organizing! After you've switched hangers, organize your pieces by color as well as sleeve length. We have all been there - sorting through shirts to find your go-to striped skirt. Organizing your closet from summer to winter is easy, but have fun with it! Don’t forget you’re the one who has to live with it every morning. Having Folded-Clothes isn't the End of the World! Not every item must be on a hanger. Your shirts, sweaters and jeans can all be folded into drawers or shelves. Folding items will keep the closet bulk manageable. The contrast between hanging and folded pieces will ensure you see your closet more clearly. Use ALLLLLL the Space! Take advantage of extra storage for the bottom half of the closet. Store the clothes you folded or accessories in the cubbies and organize shoes underneath. If there is still capacity, 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 untapped potential. Parting Shot... If you have space in a bedroom, a rolling rack is the quintessential addition to any wardrobe. Create a plan for your outfits either daily or weekly, use your best pieces as adornment, or you can still use the said rolling rack as extra storage space.