Organizing help!

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Add some details for your fellow Hometalkers! (Optional)I have a very small closet and bedroom but alit of clothes and shoes. The bedroom is oddly shaped and windows on 2 walls...any suggestions?

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  • Peg Peg on Jul 27, 2017
    Can you post a picture that would give us a better idea of what you are looking for.
  • Sunny C Sunny C on Jul 27, 2017
    Hello Michelle; I had this issue when I had a tiny home.
    I used clear heavy plastic boxes. I labeled the ends, and I stored a lot of things in these boxes. I still use some of them to this day!!!
    Also, You can purchase small shelves, and also a rolling rod to hang clothing on.
    I hope that this helps you!! Take Care!
  • Johnavallance82 Johnavallance82 on Jul 27, 2017
    Make to Rails one on top of other. Use back of door over rack.
  • Janet Pizaro Janet Pizaro on Jul 27, 2017
    Store out of season items under your bed,use plastic or stackable boxes in the closet,pur up secondary closet rods below the existing one for smaller clothing.
  • Tammy Tammy on Jul 27, 2017
    The first thing you want to do is weeding. Go through your clothes and shoes and anything that hasn't been worn in the last year should have to go. I actually do this every 6 months. Utilize under the bed storage containers and vacuum seal bags for clothes that aren't in season. Get over the door shoe bags to help get the shoes out of the way. On Amazon they have closet rod extenders that hang from the closet rod that you have doubling the amount of space you have to hang things.
  • Rosalie Rogers Rosalie Rogers on Jul 27, 2017
    Lifestyle changes have made it necessary for me to downsize my wardrobe. I lost two dress sizes and altering was not possible on many of my outfits. So, find a charity you like that will pick up clothes, shoes, or just about anything else. Since I am now retired and my social life has changed, I find that my dress up clothes, though perfect, no longer fit and would not be used anyway. As much as it hurt it felt good to give them to someone else and then buy myself new clothes that meant comfort and relaxation. Charity can be quite a high.
  • Ginny Ginny on Jul 27, 2017
    Look under the Organizing section of Hometalk. There are some great suggestions there.

    Many, many yrs. ago I had California Closets install new closets in all three bedrooms, main hall (2), sitting/TV rm. Did it gradually because it "ain't cheap" but it is the best investment I ever made in my 1,400 sq. ft. home.

    Also, do as the organizers say - Get rid of anything that you haven't worn in the last 1-3 yrs. I am now retired and have given away more than 16 bags of clothing to a local church.
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