Oh, the dreaded closet. The burial ground for winter coats, hand me downs, shoes, and virtually anything else that you can squeeze in there. It seems as though no closet can stay at bay from getting overcrowded and in need of a declutter at one point or another, which is why it is so crucial to make an organized system for storing all of the clothing and other items that need the space. It is possible to see the back of the closet. Let’s take a look at our top 3 tips and ideas for getting that closet back into tip-top storing shape:
- Shelving Units:
You can’t go wrong with an excellent shelving unit, especially once you get into bigger closets and walk-in closets. Shelving units allow you to maximize the small space that you are given, and the options are endless. Whether you prefer to hang everything on hangers at various heights, use hangers and drawers, or just need a little bit of the floor space for your shoes, there is a perfect shelving unit out there for every single closet that you come across.
- The Door Is therefore Reason:
And no, we don’t just mean to hide everything inside! There is this whole blank slate of space on the back side of the door just begging to be used in some way. Use the space to store your massive shoe collection, hang your scarves, bags, ties, or even your jewelry. There are many different ways to maximize this often awkward area, whether you attach a tension rod system, or even just purchase some premade storage system to the door.
- Don’t Forget The Space UpTop!:
I’m sure, of course, that the majority of the population is already using the already built-in shelf that is typically in every closet. You know, the shelf that is way up top, the shelf that requires a stool to reach. Take the time to sort everything out, and put them in their bin or box, clearly labeled. Whether you need the space for winter scarves and mittens or need a box for the rain boots and winter shoes, there is always a great way to make it organized and easy to reach when the time comes.Bathroom:
The bathroom is often the area or areas in the room where you try your hardest to have a little bit of organization, and then a chunk of time goes by, and your systems are out the door. There is so much activity, and hustle and bustle that happens in the bathroom every day, it’s no wonder that it becomes a mother or father’s worst nightmare to clean up and keep it functioning. Especially when the family is bigger, it can be a trick to get the family to follow a system that allows for ultimate organization and space. Here are our top 3 organization and space-saving tips for the bathrooms in your home:
- Labels Are Key:
Just like with really any room where you are creating an organizational storage system, labeling is so important. Having bins and boxes set apart with their unique labels allows for easy access to the items you need right away, like Band-Aids, medications, and other first aid items in this case. It will also allow for easy clean up come bathroom cleaning day when you can easily put away the things that need to be put away in their own homes.
- Create Your Storage:
Often more than not, many bathrooms, especially those on the smaller side of the spectrum, don’t come with a ton of cabinet or storage space. This is where your creative side comes in. There are many different ways to add unique and fun storage ideas to your bathroom. Utilize the wall space above the toilet with fun baskets or shelving to hold towels, washcloths, and even toilet paper. You can also add fun, smaller shelving near the sink and whatever counter area you may have to hold toiletries and makeup where it is easy to reach in a hurry.
- Drawer Dividers:
If you are the ultimate Type A personality and love having an organization in every square inch of your being, adding some drawer dividers in the bathroom may just be your niche. In all seriousness, drawer dividers add an excellent storing dream for virtually every item and toiletry that you use on a daily basis and make it clear where their homes are in the bathroom. You can easily find drawer dividers at several department stores, or you can even make your own with pieces of cardboard you may have laying around the house.