Tips of the Season
March - June – Spring Clean Your Closet!
closets are our best friends and our worst enemies. We all
would agree we never have enough storage in our homes. What
exactly is in that tiny area? So many different items -
shoes, clothes, keep sakes, small gifts, and even more.
Use these tips to personally design your best use for this
Hangers, hangers everywhere
The first step to a more visually appealing closet is to
use multipurpose hangers for your wardrobe. Available inexpensively,
choose hangers with swivel tops, clips for skirts and hooks
for those hard to hang items. You will find these hangers
add uniformity and a visual sense of order. And remember,
when you remove an item from the hanger, take the hanger
off the shelf, and store it nearby for the garment to return!
A major source of closet problems is clutter. By honestly
evaluating the need and use of the items in your closet,
you will find space galore! Place a sturdy handle bag in
your closet to place clothes or items that are too old,
too small or large, or just “not you” to donate
to a worthy cause. Each time you take a blouse off a hanger
and it does not work, place it in the bag! If you have professional
wardrobe items, you can donate these to Dress for Success!
your space most effectively
Do you see white wall above, below or around the items in
your closet? If so, there are many options to maximize the
space in your closet. Double rods double your space! Use
a shoe organizer to convert the back of your closet door
to hidden extra space. It can be used for scarves, jewelry
or other items.
Looking for a certain pair of shoes? Are your scarves wadded
up in a drawer, hard to find? Clear containers with labels
are the way to go! Different shapes and sizes can be used
to maximize your space.
This is the Organized You – your evening routine to
help you keep organized! Everyone needs a daily organization
time, time to put away items and to get items prepared for
the next day. When you put off organizing daily, it becomes
a major chore. Unfortunately, your mother was right about
If I can assist you one-on-one with your closet, please
call me! Our work together will be efficient and effective!