Closet Organization: How To Organize the Perfect Closet 04/22/2019 You have found the perfect apartment. Natural light is bellowing in through the windows, the kitchen shelves are spacious, and you can't wait to soak in the garden tub. As you start unloading your clothes into the closet, it becomes evident you may have too many clothes. And shoes. Maybe your roomie won the larger closet, your spouse actually has more clothes than you, or the space is more cramped than you recalled. Here are a few tips to make the most out of your closet. Hangers over Folded Piles! Hangers are typically regarded as a necessary evil. Purchasing hangers is a chore and not usually exciting. However, the types of hangers you use in your closet can add or take away space. Using velvet hangers will increse so much availability in your closet and they are affordable. Also, keep your hangers color-conscious. It's pretty easy to become distracted by unorganized hangers. Have a Purpose to Organizing! After you've kicked your old hangers to the curb, organize your shirts by color then sleeve length. We have all been there - digging through shirts to find your go-to sleeveless blue button up. Organizing your closet from light to dark is easy, but have fun with it! You're the one who has to live with it every day. Don't Think you can't Fold SOME Clothes! Not everything needs to be on a hanger. Your sweaters, shirts, and jeans can all be folded into drawers or onto shelving. Folding items will keep the closet immensity manageable. The difference between hanging and folded clothes will ensure you see everything more easily. If there is Space, Use it! Take advantage of extra storage for the lower half of the closet. Keep the clothes you folded or accessories in the cubbies and organize shoes underneath. If there is still room, the top [of|part of|area of]184] the organizer can be used. There is no reason to leave empty space in a closet - only unused potential. Parting Shot... If you have space in a bedroom, a rolling rack is the ideal plus-one to any walk-in closet. Plan your outfits daily or weekly, use your go-to pieces as decoration, or just use the said rolling rack as another storage option.