Category Archives: Closet

Organizing Giveaway Project Submissions

A few weeks ago we announced the Get Organized Giveaway and asked you to send us your organization projects. Here’s just a few of the entries we’ve gotten so far. Jan took on a craft room redo after getting tired of … Continue reading

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Linen Closet Organization – Before & After

When I first moved into my home, I was amazed at how much storage there was. Several closets, built-ins, and cupboards made us feel that, as newlyweds, we’d never be able to fill all of that space. Well, as my grandma always says, never say never. In five short years, we’ve accumulated more stuff than we ever thought possible. Read the before & after story. Continue reading

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Customize a Wire Shelf Closet – Quick & Cheap Solutions

If you’ve ever lived in an apartment you’ve probably had a set of wire shelves in your pantry, linen closet, or even bedroom closet. Once they’re in…there’s not much you can do to make them fit your needs, until now. Continue reading

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Clothes Storage Myth #5: All clothes can be folded or hung and stored together.

Different fabrics sometimes call for different methods of storage, especially if they’re higher end pieces such as cashmere, linen or silk. Continue reading

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Clothes Storage Myth #4: Airtight is always best when storing clothes.

Airtight containers are great for many things, but for storing clothes it may not be the best choice. The excessive dry heat of an attic coupled with airtight conditions can break down fiber in fabrics. Continue reading

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Clothes Storage Myth #3: Moth balls have to smell bad to really work.

If the idea of moth balls brings back memories of your Great-Grandmother’s attic, rejoice! Now moth-chasing tools are infused with cedar- another scent insects do not like. Continue reading

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Clothes Storage Myth #2: An attic or basement is the best place to store clothes.

Attics can be extremely hot in the heat of summer, while basements can be very damp- which is best? Neither. A good rule of thumb is if the area is comfortable enough to sleep, it’s acceptable for clothing storage. A … Continue reading

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Clothes Storage Myth #1: If clothes look clean, they are fine to store.

By far the most important step when it comes to storing clothing is to wash or dry clean clothes first. Even clothes that may look clean could have very light stains, perspiration or perfumes that can darken and set with time. Continue reading

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6 Quick Fixes for Blah Closets

Sometimes shifting your perspective can make all the difference in the world. (Remember “Dead Poets Society”?) Use a few of these ideas to gain new perspective on your clothes closet. Continue reading

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Get a $100 Closet Makeover for Free Through Tax Deductible Donations

You can give your closet a makeover and give yourself money back through tax deductible donations that just may pay for your any items you need for the closet makeover. I did it and you can too. Continue reading

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