Category Archives: Closet

Creative Storage Solutions

I have mentioned before in this forum that sometimes getting enough storage is all about thinking out of the box. We don’t all have our dream home, and honestly, some of our houses were built in the days when people … Continue reading

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Renovating a Closet

Okay, so you’ve heard of renovating kitchens, baths, etc., but a closet? Here’s what I mean. Many of us have repurposed rooms in our homes that were originally intended for other uses–made a bedroom an office, a bonus room into … Continue reading

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Fall's Coming!

I did the math last week, and it is about 2 weeks before school starts, which means the fall season is just around the corner.  This is when I start looking forward to switching out my wardrobe.  Before you do that, … Continue reading

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Q&A: Home Downsizing Creates Storage Problems

Question: I have recently moved from a 2500 square condo to 1400 square feet apartment (2 bedrooms).  I would like to divide one of the rooms for storage and self standing racks for hanging clothes. I am not allowed to … Continue reading

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Q&A: Traveling with Long, Fluffy Costumes

Question:  I am looking for a way to pack long, very fluffy costumes – long dresses with a lot of slips and crinoline. We don’t want to have to do too much for the costumes to be ready and wearable. … Continue reading

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Day 8: Can't Find Your Shoes?

On the 8th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me a Concord Overdoor Shoe Rack!  I guess he got tired of hearing me complain that I’ve lost my shoes!  If you have the same problem, check out this … Continue reading

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Day 5: Honey, I Shrunk The Clothes!

I have had plenty of wool sweaters and “dry clean only” items go into the wash and come out of the entire laundry cycle much to short, too tight, or just plain tiny – more appropriate for my kids and their teddy bears … Continue reading

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Q&A: Shoe Storage for Larger Men's Sizes

Questions:  What shoe cabinet can fit men’s size 14 shoes. I like the pull down one (shown at left), will that work? Answer:  I am not positive as to how long size 14 men’s shoes are  – it does depend … Continue reading

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Q&A: Hanger Storage Solutions?

Question: I’m looking for a plastic hanger holder that I saw at my daughter’s house but she doesn’t know where she got it from. It’s white plastic and your extra hangers slip over the top of it and store your … Continue reading

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Change of Seasons calls for a Closet Makeover

I don’t know about elsewhere, but here in North Carolina, we’ve had a cold spell.  It is still August so it’s not really “cold”, but considering the high temperatures we’ve had for the last several weeks, the chill in the … Continue reading

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