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51 Clothing Organization Tips That Are Downright Life-Changing

No sweater, shoe, or pair of jeans out of place.

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1. Give your underwear a good home with some drawer dividers.

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You can use these.

2. Turn your t-shirt drawer into a filing system so you can see every damn shirt in there.

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This way you won’t just wear the shirts on top.

3. Use these printable labels on the inside of your drawers to keep things in place.

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Download them here.

4. Organize your kid’s — or heck, your own — clothes by days of the week!

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Plan your outfits on Sunday, relax literally every other day.

5. Or use these hanger tags to organize outfits by when you want to wear them.

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6. Assign different seasons of clothes different color hangers in your closet.

Green for winter, blue for spring, and so on, so that you can easily shift your wardrobe in and out each season.

7. Use this trick to keep your sheet sets in place:

Store your flat sheet, fitted sheet, and pillow cases in one pillow case from the set. Problem solved!

8. Use hanging boot and bag racks for easy storage.

 

9. Or use pants hangers to keep boots off the floor and paired up.

10. Need a spot to store your shoes? Try PVC piping!

So mod!

11. You can also affix the PVC tubes to the wall as neat hanging racks.

 

12. Or, you can use cut PVC for storing scarves, belts, or ties in drawers. Basically, PVC works for everything.

13. Keep a hanger stand in your laundry room so you can easily rehang clean clothes.

HOW CONVENIENT, eh?

14. Sick of piles of shoes on the bottom of your closet? Re-bend hangers for your sandals.

Keep shoes off the floor with these nifty, easy-to-make hangers. Short tutorial here.

15. Double your closet space instantly by using soda can tabs to hook hangers together.

16. Add-on skirt and pant hangers allow you to waterfall clothes and save space.

Buy ‘em here.

17. No closet space? Try Huggable Hangers, ultra-slim hangers that’ll help you get extra inches out of your closet.

18. Invest in three-bag laundry bin to allow for pre-sorting laundry.

It’ll make your life a million times easier!

Another possible option.

(And this one folds up to save space!)

19. Ladders offer a rustic way to decoratively store the things that won’t fit in your closet.

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20. Clipboards are a stylish, artful way to display your coolest statement necklaces.

21. Use a hanger and shower hooks to keep your caps in order.

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22. Repurpose bathroom hardware to create a DIY jewelry rack

A towel rack and hooks make a handy way to hang up necklaces and store your bracelets, without them getting tangled up in a jewelry box. Find out how to do it here.

23. Build extra wall space with folding chairs.

Here’s a handy tutorial.

24. Put in a shelf above your door.

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25. Or invest in a decorative garment rack.

And display your weekly outfits that way.

26. Use pipe cleaners to hold slippery clothes in place.

27. Rubber bands work really well, too!

28. Keep your scarves or tights straight by tying them to a hanger.

29. Or use a string and some clothespins for a more decorative approach.

30. For super-neat folded clothes or towels, install wooden shelf dividers.

Look how nice everything looks (SO NICE!).

31. Seasons shifting? Store last season’s clothes in vacuum-sealed space bags.

They take up a fraction of the space as regular storage units.

32. Moving? Use large trash bags to keep clothes organized.

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33. As you’re getting rid of clothes, label different boxes for different potential locations.

The only thing you have to do is drop ‘em off!

34. Still having trouble getting rid of clothing? Ask yourself these questions:

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More tips for getting rid of clothing here.

35. If you’ve got wall space in your closet, utilize it.

36. Total game-changer: belt hangers.

No more searching for a belt at the bottom of your drawer. Get one here.

37. Use clear shoe boxes to store your precious footwear.

The front handle makes accessing the pair you want easy.

38. Or simply save your shoe boxes and affix photos of each pair to the front of each box.

39. Wheeled drawers let you utilize under-the-bed space.

You can make them by finding thrift store drawers and adding casters to them. You can also purchase pre-made drawers here.

Here’s how to DIY an under-the-bed drawer with wheels:

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40. Bed risers allow you to maximize under-the-bed storage space.

Bonus: These come with outlets so you can keep your 100% phone vibez.

41. Repurpose a wine rack as a purse organizer

So decorative and cute!

42. Or use a handy handbag organizer.

43. Make the most of your bins by hot-gluing clothespins to them.

That makes it easy to change up your bin labels when you need to.

44. Adjustable drawer organizers keep your clothes in line.

45. Storing out-of-season stuff? Designate a smaller, properly labeled bin for each item.

You’ll spend less time looking for the specific item you need later on.

46. Try this neat hanger trick to figure out which clothes to give away.

47. Shoe organizers are great for shoes—but they’re also great ways to store socks and underwear

48. Turn a hanging closet organizer on its side and use for shoe or bag storage.

49. Use shower hooks to hang jeans.

50. Or install a slide-out bar for hanging trousers.

51. Love your pretty heels? Display (and organize ‘em) with a picture rail shoe rack.

To do: Line the walls of a walk-in closet, bedroom, dressing area with picture-rail molding. You can buy pre-primed pieces and have them cut to fit your space at the store. Paint the molding to match your wall, or paint it in a neat contrast color for a bold accent to your space.

Go ahead, get started!

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You’ve got some organizing to do!

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