Having a tiny space for your closet is not a problem. Even if you have a lot of stuff to store, you can still work your way around it. You just need proper closet organization tools to help you make your wardrobe neat and orderly.
Take a look at our top 15 DIY closet organization ideas.
- Soda can tabs and chains and s-hooks can save you precious closet space.
This is especially helpful if you have lots of clothes that need to be hung, like gowns, suits, etc. You can maximize the rod space in your closet by slipping a hanger on one of the holes of a soda can tab. That way, you can hang multiple garments in one spot so they don’t take up too much space. You can stack several hangers this way.
Alternatively, you can use chains and s-hooks as a smart DIY closet organization tool. By attaching a short chain on an s-hook, you can hang a number of hangers in one spot, saving you ample space in your closet.
- Old shoe boxes can make drawers organized.
You can line the boxes with any kind of paper, if you want to give it a unified look. Use different sizes of shoeboxes in each drawer so you can store different stuff.
- Rods and shower curtain rings can hold scarves and belts.
Mount rods on the door of your closet to hold scarves and belts. You can also place shower curtain rings on hangers for a nifty DIY closet organization option.
- A dowel and some ropes can double your rod space.
Cut a dowel to fit in your closet. Tie each end of the rod with a rope, which should be suspended from the ceiling of your wardrobe. With this DIY closet organization method, you can hang more clothes without spending too much.
- Old wine boxes to hold several pairs of shoes.
Wrap an old wine box with patterned paper to make it look more presentable. Then, place your shoes inside each compartment. Hide this under the bed to save more room in your closet.
- DIY a shoe tray.
An old wooden frame can do the trick. You just need to flip it over, stick anti-scratch pads on the bottom and then slip it under a dresser or bed. Just make sure to use a larger frame.
- Tension poles mounted inside your closet can hold shoes, too.
Stagger the poles to hold heeled shoes. Level another pair for flats, boots and sandals. Try it today to make your DIY closet organization project easier.
- A pegboard for accessories.
Attach a pegboard to a wall or the door of your closet. Use small s-hooks to hold scarves, belts, hats and other jewelries.
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- Hooks can hold jewelries and accessories.
Hammer hooks to the wall of your closet. Stagger or line up all of them to create a neat display of your most used accessories, bags, belts, hats and scarves.
- Old picture frames for an awesome way to display your accessories.
If you have old photo frames, you can use them to hold necklaces, earrings, bracelets, sunglasses, etc. For your eyewear, you can attach strings to a wooden frame. Just make sure to take out the glass and back material. For your earrings, leave the backing of a frame, and then attach smaller hooks to hold your jewelries.
- A tie hanger to keep tank tops organized.
If you have lots of tank tops, you can use an old tie hanger to keep them in one place. With this DIY closet organization idea, you don’t need to hang them or fold them separately.
- A refurbished trunk can store out-of-season clothing.
An old trunk can be painted or sanded (for a rustic appeal) to hold clothes and shoes you won’t need for the season. Place them in vacuum-packed bags for protection. Then, use the trunk as a bench outside your closet.
- Catchalls can catch other stuff.
Spare purses, wallets, beanies and other things can be neatly tucked in catchalls. You can screw them on the inside of your closet door.
- Rods can be hung up on the sides of the closet.
The sides of your closet are dead spaces. You can maximize the whole room by hanging up rods to hold more clothes or accessories.
- Place tags on all containers and bins.
What good will your storage bins be if you’re just going to rummage through them every time you’re looking for something. So place tags for easy sorting.
Try these DIY closet organization tips today and make such task fun and easy.