Entry Closet Redo


Our entry closet was full of so many items that we didn't even use and it caused an avalanche every time some one opened the door.
entry closet redo, closet, organizing
The only good thing about it here is the little hanging basket I bought from Kohls recently to corral some of the littles’ shoes. I removed EVERYTHING: the shelf and rod and all the trim. Then I planked the back wall and put a 1X6 board with hooks along the back wall.
entry closet redo, closet, organizing
I extended the 1X6 on the sides of the closet so it could hold the upper shelf. I also placed a new shelf along the bottom of the closet so it could hold more shoes.
entry closet redo, closet, organizing
Then I painted it all white. After purging a garbage bag full of shoes, a garbage bag full of coats, hats and scarves and a small vacuum, moving the winter coats to the basement and storing the winter boots for the season, painting the closet white, installing new trim, planking, hooks and a new shelf here is the after…
entry closet redo, closet, organizing
entry closet redo, closet, organizing
entry closet redo, closet, organizing
entry closet redo, closet, organizing
I can’t tell you how great it feels to have this closet cleaned out!
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Tara Marie

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  • Robyn Garner
    on Nov 26, 2018

    What is the electric cord in the back left for? Couldn't you have used a white cord and/or covered it with a cord cover? Just sayin'...

    • Adri P
      on Nov 30, 2018

      Most likely most homes won't have an electrical cable in their closet, so it isn't an issue. It's about the concept of a organized entry closet. Geez

  • Mary
    on Nov 30, 2018

    Where did u get the wire basket rack. Good job I’m gonna try it

  • Ramona Kent
    on Nov 30, 2018

    The before look.

    Where did you put all the left over things.

    It looks very nice the After

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