I’m pretty good at not keeping a lot of stuff, the one exception being clothing. For some reason, I can’t seem to part with a majority of the unused stuff. Combined with a teeny closet, I’ve got a storage issue on my hands.
So, I turned to Pinterest for closet organization ideas and came across some pretty brilliant stuff.
Hopefully these easy DIY closet organizer ideas on a budget (hello, dollar store closet hacks) will teach you how to organize your small closet to keep everything in easy reach and looking fly.
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- Recommended resources
- Declutter closet with this chart
- Hang twice the number of shirts with this hanger hack
- Have multiple sections to hang clothes
- Think vertical for bulky clothing
- Get easy access to scarves with the one hanger fits all method
- Repurpose a tie hanger
- Frame your stuff
- Make use of that door
- Sort your clutches
- Keep shoes off the floor
- Level up your closet organization
Declutter closet with this chart
First things first. Before you go on an organizing spree in your closet (or decluttering any space in your home), take the time to weed out what you can. Even if it’s just a shirt or two, that’s better than nothing.
The chart below is perfect guidance to help you. Gotta say, the “will you honestly ever repair a hole or missing button” question is the one that gets me every single time. (via Yoga by Candace)
Hang twice the number of shirts with this hanger hackDouble up hangers with this simple trick using soda can tabs to free space in your closet. (via The Shabby Creek Cottage)
Frame your stuffHere’s a nice upcycling project to do. Paint an old photo frame, mount to your wall, and use it to keep accessories like your sunglasses or other smaller knick knacks together on display. (via Architecture 'n Design)
Sort your clutchesStore your clutches upright in a letter organizer so they’re easy to grab and go. (via I Heart Organizing)
Level up your closet organization
And if you’re feeling ultra motivated, then kick your closet organization a notch with this infographic.
Love the tip to keep hangers facing one way, and as you wear a piece, to switch those hangers to face the other way to help you determine how often you wear certain pieces.
A nice reality check when it comes time to decide which pieces to part with the next time you declutter your closet. (via Remodelaholic)
There you have it, the answer to how to organize your small closet. These pretty simple DIY closet organization ideas on a budget will give your closet a makeover that won’t hurt your wallet.
Thanks, Pinterest, for these great closet organization hacks!
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