De-clutter Your Clothes By Category
A fast way to de-clutter your clothes is to organize them by their type. For example,
separate pants, dresses, tops, outerwear, accessories and undergarments into their own pile.
This will make your "inventory" process much easier. In addition, make a commitment to only
keep the clothes you know you love and wear consistently. Also, don't forget to make a
"donation" pile. This gives you an opportunity to provide for someone that needs an item
more than you.
Empty & Clean Your Closet
Once you have made separate "Donation" and "Keep" piles for your belongings, "Spring Clean"
your closet and remove anything else still lingering inside it. Once everything is gone,
give your closet a proper deep-clean, including vacuuming the carpet, wiping down the
shelves and scrubbing any scuff marks or dirt off the walls.
Design Your Dream Closet
Whether you actually have a closet or not, you can really be quite creative with your
space. Take a moment to take note of your closet's best features. You may have tons of
vertical storage even built-in shelving, or several hanging rods. Use these features to your
What can you do with hard-to-reach upper shelves? Or even lack of shelving altogether? Here
are some ideas. What about one of those hanging shoe organizers to store t-shirts? How about
a large plastic bin to store beach clothes, bathing suits or hats? The possibilities are
Hang Delicates & Formals On Separate Colored Hangers
Be sure to hang everything facing the same direction, with longer items on the left and
shorter items on the right so the bottom of your clothes creates an upward sloping line.
Ever go looking for that perfect black shirt and you just can't find it? Consider color
coding your closet and that black shirt will always be where is supposed to be.
Scarves, Scarves & More Scarves
Instead of stuffing your scars in a drawer, try hanging them on a hanger. This will
keep them wrinkle-free, easy to see and more likely you will use them more often.
Use Coordinating Hangers
Nothing is worse than the chaos of wire hangers and multiple colored plastic hangers. Pick a
color and stick to it!
Roll T-Shirts, Pajamas, & Workout Clothes Into Storage Boxes
Items such as cotton shirts, leggings and polyester shorts tend to be thin and pliable,
which makes them perfect for "rolling and tucking". They can then be tucked into shoe
boxes and slid into drawers.
Be Sure To Store The Items You Where Most At Eye Level
For the items you wear on a regular basis, keep them in the middle of the closet and at eye
level so that they are easy to find during your early morning rush.
Maximize Your Vertical Storage Space
Try hanging an over-the-door shoe rack over your door sideways on the tension rod. The
extra wall space can be utilized to install DIY shelves that hold jewelry boxes or handbags.
Store Your Clothes By Category
This tip may seem obvious, but it makes all the difference when you want something fast!
Belts should be with belts. Dresses should be with dresses, even consider hanging them by
the season. When you are in a hurry to get to the gym, that's not the time to sort through
pajamas looking for gym clothes.
Use Drawer dividers For Your Personals
Drawer dividers are your friend when you are getting dressed and even to know exactly when
you need to do laundry. To maximize this space roll your socks, tights, underwear, and
belts. This will make an easy to see when you are in a hurry.
Utilize Empty Wall Space For Jewelry & Accessories
Think of this area as your own personal boutique. This space can be used to hang accessories
such as belts jury hats or ties.