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DIY Closet System

Ikea Rast dressers used as the base for built-in dressers in a closet.
Built-in adjustable shelves add extra shelving and flexibility.
Two Ikea Rast dressers were secured into studs on each side of the wall. To add shelving above the dressers, a Kreg Jig was used to secure the vertical walls of the shelves to the dresser top. Before adding the shelves, a 3/4" cleat was secured to the wall and sides of the shelf. Each shelf is secured to the cleat using a nail gun.
To create adjustable shelving a peg board was used to drill the holes on the insides of each plywood vertical shelf.

To see more: http://www.mybellabug.blogspot.com/2014/07/girls-bedroom-diy-closet-system-reveal.html

Ask the creator about this project

  • Jeanette S
    Jeanette S Atlanta, GA
    on Sep 6, 2014

    How clever! Love it!

  • Miriam I
    Miriam I Bay Shore, NY
    on Sep 6, 2014

    Makes me want to go organize my closet, lol!

    • Kristin Kennedy
      Kristin Kennedy Katy, TX
      on Sep 7, 2014

      @Miriam I , I know the feeling...our master closet is in major need of some organizing love!!

  • Beverly OMalley
    Beverly OMalley Canada
    on Sep 12, 2014

    Great job. Using a dresser fastened to the wall and building the closet organizer around it is a great way to get a cheap closet organizer and improve bedroom storage

  • Pamela
    Pamela East Lansing, MI
    on Sep 12, 2014

    Wow! Too many clothes for this one child... a nice set up, and great organization.

    • Kristin Kennedy
      Kristin Kennedy Katy, TX
      on Sep 12, 2014

      @Pamela two of my children share this closet and been very fortunate to have hand-me downs from friends and family. We are definitely loving the organization the shelves provide :)

  • Sandy Kivlin Gardner
    Sandy Kivlin Gardner Saint Robert, MO
    on Sep 12, 2014

    Great job!! I would love this in my closet. :)

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