Master Closet Design Ideas

The master closet is often the largest closet in every home. Discover solutions for utilizing every inch of the space with these organization tips.

Wellborn Cabinets Closet Dressing Area

Wellborn Cabinets Closet Dressing Area

By: Caroline Shannon-Karasik

While the master bedroom is certainly a key room in any home, it's the master closet that helps to make the rest of the space appear clean and organized.

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For the Love of Shelving

Capitalize on closet space with sufficient shelving and drawer space. This California Closet design takes advantage of the natural light streaming in from the window. The closet system, in Hardrock Maple, features a hutch, an array of drawer sizes and granite countertop.

A Closet Divided

For those who share their space with that special someone, this master closet is divided down the middle for his and her peace of mind. Her side features extra shoe storage while his side makes the most of hanging rods. Photo courtesy of ClosetMaid

Spacious Serenity

The distinctive characteristic of this master closet is the open floor plan. An area rug and dressing chair create an inviting feel. For closet systems that don't extend to the ceiling, add decorative boxes that double as storage. Photo courtesy of ClosetMaid

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Classic Sense of Style

Your closet should reflect your sense of style and the home's personality. This Rubbermaid design combines a wire system with custom shelving for an affordable and classic look that will retain lasting beauty over time.

Perfect Placement

Eye level storage is the most important real estate in your closet. A collection of clothes takes center stage, with shoe racks lining the floor. Extra storage space for seasonal items and linens can be found over head in decorative canvas baskets. Photo courtesy of ClosetMaid

A Backdrop for Your Wardrobe

A white, wooden storage system is a great backdrop for a colorful wardrobe. This closet is light and airy, which is very welcoming in the mornings. Photo courtesy of ClosetMaid

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Pocket Doors

For closets that are open most of the time, pocket doors are a great option. The openness allows natural light to stream into the closet and master bedroom through the uniquely shaped windows. Photo courtesy of ClosetMaid

Master closets are often larger than the other bedroom closets in a home, allowing for more storage options. If two people share the master closet it is important to first decide how the items in the space will be organized to best suit the needs of each person. A practical solution is to implement clothing rods that will store items that are used every day, and use adjustable wire shelving for storing out-of-season clothing or accessories in containers.

Wall hooks are useful for hanging belts, ties and scarves, and shoe racks or cubes are helpful for keeping shoes off the floor.

If the master closet is a smaller space, then use as much vertical space as possible. A set of drawers may be helpful on the floor with a closet rod and wire shelving mounted to the walls as high as the closet will allow. Investing in slim-sized hangers will also allow for maximum clothing storage.

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