Organizing The Perfect Closet Once and For All 04/22/2019 You have unearthed the best apartment. Natural light is bellowing in through the windows, the kitchen are spacious, and you can't wait to relax in the garden tub. As you start putting your clothes into the closet, it becomes evident you may have too many clothes. And shoes. Maybe your roomie won the roomier closet, your +1 actually has more clothes than you, or the space is more awkward than you recalled. Here are a few tricks to make the most out of your closet space. Hangers Trump Folded Piles! Hangers are typically regarded as a necessary evil. Acquiring hangers is an errand and not considered enjoyable. However, the types of hangers you decide to use in your closet can increase or minimize space. Using velvet hangers will add so much space in your closet and they are affordable. Also, keep your hangers color-coordinated. It's all too easy to become distracted by unorganized hangers. Organize with a Purpose! After you've switched hangers, organize your clothes by color then sleeve length. We have all been there - combing through blouses to find that perfect sleeveless blue button up. 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. Having Folded-Clothes isn't the End of the World! Not everything must 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 contrast between hanging and folded clothes will ensure you see everything more readily. All Space is Used Space! Take advantage of extra storage for the base of the closet. Store the clothes you folded or accessories in the cubbies and keep shoes underneath. If there is still space, the top [of|part of|area of]184] the organizer you should definitely use. There is no reason to leave empty space in a closet - only untapped possibilities. Last Call... If space allows in a bedroom, a rolling rack is the perfect plus-one to any closet. Be proactive and plan your outfits ahead of time, use your go-to pieces as decoration, or you can still use the rolling rack as extra storage space.