DIY Baby Boy Nursery Closet

When I started designing our son's nursery, I knew I wanted to DIY as much as I could. I love creating things and making decor for our little guy's room seemed like a win-win! One large area we knew we needed to overhaul was the closet. See the full DIY tutorial here!:
First, we removed the terrible wire shelving (which didn't even go the entire width of the closet)...
then we removed the doors...
we then painted the inside lime green and installed an IKEA PAX unit with some additional shelves and clothing rods using large dowel rods.
The bars were placed on rod holders which were drilled into pieces of painted plywood which were drilled into the sides of the closet.
The shelves rested on the top of the plywood pieces on the outer sides and then rested on pegs on the inner side along the middle unit.
cute bins & baskets for storage & organization....

And then some cute little boy clothes hung up & separated by DIY clothing dividers...
Every nook & cranny was labeled and accessorized to the 9's. Even little boys need to have a dream closet :)

There you have it! There are a ton more photos to go along with this DIY nursery project, as well as from the nursery as a whole (

Come on by to see the rest of the closet + more instructions & details!
Rachael | This is our Bliss
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  • Kristina Kristina on Aug 03, 2016
    Hello, absolutely adore this!! Can you please tell me the dimensions of your closet? We have a tiny closet so I am trying to see if I can make this work! Thank you!

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  • Jessica Yates Jessica Yates on Jul 25, 2016
    I love this and I love the organization. Thinking about doing this for my sons room.

  • Niki Niki on Feb 19, 2017
    I love this closet. I tried looking online at Ikea to find all the parts, but had a difficult time. Would you be able to post links to the specific pieces you bought at Ikea? Thank you- this looks so awesome I'm hoping to recreate it!