How to Organize the Perfect Closet 101 04/22/2019 You have found the best apartment. Natural light is streaming in through the windows, the kitchen shelves are spacious, and you can't wait to take a bubble bath in the garden tub. As you start unloading your stuff into the closet, it becomes obvious you may have too many clothes. And shoes. Maybe your roommate won the bigger closet, your significant other actually has more to hang up, or the space is more restricted than you remembered. Here are a few ideas to make the most out of your closet. Hangers Trump Folded Piles! Hangers are typically regarded as a necessary evil. Acquiring hangers is an errand and not thought of as enjoyable. However, the types of hangers you decide to use in your closet can add or minimize space. Using velvet hangers will increse so much availability in your closet and they're easy on the wallet. Also, keep your hangers the same color. It's really easy to become distracted by clashing hangers. Organize with a Plan! After you've made the switch to your hanger of choice, organize your pieces by color and sleeve length. We have all been there - digging through tops to find immaculate sleeveless blue button up. Organizing your closet from light to dark is easy, but enjoy the process! You're the one who has to live with it every day. Having Folded-Clothes isn't the End of the World! Not every piece needs to have a hanger. Your shirts, sweaters and jeans can all be folded into drawers or shelves. Folding items will keep the closet bulk manageable. The difference between hanging and folded garments will ensure you see your clothes more clearly. If there is Space, Use it! Take advantage of extra storage for the base of the closet. Store the clothes you folded or accessories in the cubbies and keep shoes underneath. If there is still space, the top [of|part of|area of]184] the organizer you should definitely use. There is no unusable space in a closet - only untapped potential. +1 for the Road... If there is space in your bedroom, a rolling rack is the perfect addition to any walk-in closet. Create a plan for your outfits either daily or weekly, use your best pieces as adornment, or you can still use the rolling rack as additional storage space.