I love our house, but I don’t like the closet space. Most people complain about their closet space. I do have ample closet space, but it’s located in the wrong places. I’m learning that less is more when it comes to clothes – I said, learning, but I definitely haven’t arrived. So when I saw the space in my daughter’s closet and the amount of clothes we’ve gathered for her, I knew I had to come up with a solution. (more…)
At the risk of overwhelming you with closet organization tips (my sister has another one coming later on this week) I thought I’d share this little system that we use for organizing underwear and socks in my boys’ room.
All five of my boys share one room and I quickly learned that the key to maintaining my sanity was to create clear, defined spaces in their room for even the small things. (Of course, of equal importance to maintaining my sanity has been to train them to use those spaces, but that’s a whole other topic entirely!) I (more…)
My favorite trick for organizing my closets cheaply is to buy a clear, plastic shoe organizer. At just $7.99 at Target, I can stuff those pockets full of little items that get lost in a large closet (and the clear pockets allow me to see exactly what I’ve stuffed in there). I use them for scarves, socks, belts, jewelry, ties, toiletries, tools, and even shoes, occasionally. Since it utilizes unused space on the back of a door, it makes me even happier!