Organizing The Perfect Closet Once and For All 04/22/2019 You have found the perfect apartment. Natural light is streaming in through the windows, the kitchen cabinets are spacious, and you can't wait to relax in the garden tub. As you start unpacking your clothes into the closet, it becomes obvious you may have too many clothes. And shoes. Maybe your friend won the better 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 situation. Hangers > folded piles! Hangers are often accepted as a necessary evil. Acquiring hangers is an errand and not considered fun. However, the types of hangers you pick in your closet can increase or remove space. Using velvet hangers will free up so much availability in your closet and velvet hangers are easy on the wallet. Also, keep your hangers color-coordinated. It's all too easy to become distracted by unorganized hangers. Have a Purpose to Organizing! 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 blouses to find your go-to floral dress. Organizing your closet from summer to winter is easy, but enjoy the process! Remember it’s you who has to look at it every morning. Having Folded-Clothes isn't the End of the World! Not every item needs to have a hanger. Your jeans, shirts and sweaters can all be folded into drawers or shelves. Folding items will keep the closet immensity down. The difference between hanging and folded pieces will ensure you see your clothes more easily. If there is Space, Use it! Utilize extra storage for the bottom half 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 there is space in the bedroom, a rolling rack is the quintessential addition to any closet. Be proactive and plan your outfits ahead of time, use your most coveted pieces as adornment, or you can still use the rolling rack as additional storage space.