What’s the point of having a bunch of amazing clothes and accessories if you can’t find them to wear? If you are constantly saying, “I have nothing to wear,” (myself included) these brilliant closet organization hacks are exactly what you need. You may not need to be spending money on a bigger wardrobe, and instead, just need to spend some time organizing the one you have. Once you organize your closet so you know where everything is, you will get so much more use out of every item and actually start to love your wardrobe!
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1. Printable Daily Outfit Hanging Organizers
Whether for yourself or for your kids, these adorable printable hangers may be exactly what you need to actually start planning out your outfits ahead of time. I can’t tell you how much time I have wasted in the morning switching from outfit to outfit in a hurry. Your future self will thank you for a much more peaceful start to your day. (via Make Life Lovely)
2. Upcycled Sunglasses Organizer from an Old Frame
I love that this is a cute wall decor option for your closet because I love decorating with accessories. I think we all have old frames around the house, so it should be a basically free upcycling project. Add a fresh coat of spray paint and some picture hanging wire and you are all set! (via Cupcakes & Cashmere)
Or an even quicker option…
Requiring no time at all, you can turn a wire hanger into your sunglasses holder. Grab a scrap of ribbon to dress it up a bit with a cute bow as pictured. (via Pinterest)
3. Organizing Dividers for Socks & Underwear Drawers
Closet Organization Tips Video
4. Easy DIY Scarf Hanger
I have a friend that has an endless supply of adorable scarves that she constantly wears and styles impeccably. If you are that friend, this next closet organization hack is for you! Using inexpensive towel bars, you can create your own custom DIY scarf hanger to show off your fabulous collection. (via The Chronicles of Home)
5. Use a lid rack to organize your clutches
6. How to Fold T-Shirts Trick
Whenever I organize my clothes, I pull out the jumbled mess from my drawers, then I nicely fold and promise myself it will stay that way. Inevitably, though, with all the pulling out of items from the bottom of the stacks, they turn into a jumbled mess again. That’s why this solution is perfect – rather than creating vertical stacks, you create horizontal ones in your drawers so everything is easily accessible and you don’t forget what options you have! (via Darkroom and Dearly)
7. How to Organize a Small Closet
A hack here and there are great when you are solving for specific problems, but maybe you are looking to do a complete closet organization makeover. If so, this post is perfect as it walks you through step-by-step how to tackle the project. (via Just a Girl and Her Blog)
8. Organize Your Purses by Hanging From Shower Hooks
This is definitely a problem I had not solved for yet in my own closet, so I was almost instantly searching on Amazon for shower hooks when I came across it. No more piling your purses on a shelf where the fabric or leather can get wrinkled, this is a fantastic solution. (via Honey We’re Home)
9. DIY Hanging Copper Hat Rack
You can literally pull together this DIY hat rack in minutes and it is very cheap to make! I love the minimalist vibe. If you aren’t yet familiar with this blog, make sure you check it out because I love just about every single project they do. (via A Pair and a Spare)
10. DIY Lazy Susan Shoe Organizer
Watch the step-by-step video tutorial on how to build your very own:
Check out a bunch of other clever ideas for organizing your shoes here.
11. Add a Pegboard Wall to Organize Purses and Accessories
Pegboards are such an amazing and underused organization hack, check out our post on all the amazing ways you can use them here. I love that this pegboard accent wall allows you to hang your purses and accessories to not only organize them but also act as functional wall art. (via A Bowl Full of Lemons)
DIY Closet Organization Hacks Video:
I don’t know about you, but I LOVE taking tours of people’s closets. If you do too, you’ll love this next video that also has great ideas for a closet makeover.
12. Hang Tank Tops on Shower Rings
Especially when I went to college, I was DESPERATE to maximize every single inch of my tiny closet. So, I would hang multiple layering camis and tank tops on a single hanger. However, they would be a pain to get off because they would often get tangled. This solution is so much smarter and I wish I had known it sooner! I would recommend that you do it on a velvet hanger like this one, though, to ensure they don’t slip and slide and become lopsided. (via 36th Avenue)
13. Fold T-shirts in Under 5 Seconds!
Usually the biggest barrier to staying organized is time. But with this trick to fold t-shirts in under 5 seconds, you have no excuse to keep them nicely folded and not a big jumbled mess. (via Buzzfeed)
14. Use magazine racks to organize sandals and flip flops.
I have my shoes arranged on a shelf in our closet, but flats and sandals just take up a ton of space. So, I love this clever space-saving solution to organize your flip flops and flats in cute magazine racks. You can even make them yourself for free using a cereal box (directions here) and cover in marble contact paper to look super chic. (via Pinterest)
15. Use PVC Pipes to Make a Custom Drawer Organizer
Pick out some PVC pipe that is about 2-3 inches in diameter and has very thin walls. Then, you can simply cut it into many segments to create a DIY drawer organizer that’s perfect for rolled up scarves, belts, and more! (via BHG)
Don’t stop with your closet! Keep the organization streak going and check out these brilliant Dollar Store organization hacks:
Which of these closet organization hacks or products are you desperately in need of in your closest?