6 Tips for Organizing Your Closet

By  December 09, 2013

With the start of a new year comes a fresh opportunity to get your life in order. Now is the right time to kick off your organizational efforts, starting with your closet. No matter how small your space is, it’s important to set up your own mini dressing room. If your clothing, shoes, and accessories are accessible, getting dressed will be a breeze. — Beth Becher, B Organized Now

Huggable Hangers Huggable Hangers $19.99 for 34

Invest in uniform, sturdy hangers. Stop using those wire hangers from the dry cleaners—they’re ruining your garments! I love huggable hangers. They come in a variety of colors, which is awesome for a shared closet (pink for you and blue for him).

 

Gracious Home Valet Rod Gracious Home Valet Rod $32.99

Every closet must have a valet rod. This is what you use for outfit planning: If you visualize your outfit the night before (right down to the accessories), getting ready the day of is much easier.

Canvas Necklace and Bracelet Organizer Canvas Necklace and Bracelet Organizer $24.99

Keep jewelry well sorted and displayed. There are so many fun jewelry organizers to choose from. Consider turning a boring old bulletin board into a jewelry display.

Shelf Dividers Shelf Dividers $6.99

Stand your purses up. Put them on display like a store would. That way, they’ll remain in good form and you can quickly scan what you have. Use shelf dividers to keep them upright.

Clear Plastic Bins Clear Plastic Bins $1.69 to $21.99 each

Keep off-season items in clear plastic labeled bins. This way, it’ll be easy to switch them out seasonally or pack for a beach trip in the winter.

Trend Lab Versailles Hamper Trend Lab Versailles Hamper $39.95

Make sure to do weekly maintenance. At the end of each week, put all items back where they belong and start off the next week on the right foot. Think organizing is boring? Invest in pretty storage bins and an aesthetically pleasing hamper. It all makes cleaning up a bit more fun.