Common Closet Mistakes and How to Fix Them

Does your wardrobe spend most of its time spread across your bedroom instead of in the closet where it belongs? Get your garment rack back on track with these tips that won't break your back.

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Photo By: Derek Trimble

Does Your Morning Routine Look Like This?

Does your morning routine start with trying on four different things and then tossing them on the bed? Is your jewelry thrown on top of your dresser and tangled into a mess? If you're struggling to keep your closet tidy, we've got some tips and tricks to bring a little order to your wardrobe.

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Add a Door Hook to Handle the Rejects

Skip the tossing and start hanging your rejected outfits. Put a nice hook on the back of your closet door and as you cycle through outfits you can hang up the items that didn't make the cut. That way you keep everything free of wrinkles and can hang them back up when you have more time.

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Does Your Bedroom Chair Collect Clothes?

If you come home and toss your work clothes onto the bedroom chair, then odds are good that you almost never get the chance to sit there. We've got a tip to help you break the viscious cycle created by the chair hamper.

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Add a Garment Rack With a Hanging Hamper

Use the garment rack to hang clothes that you'll wear again, especially things like jackets you wear every day or your favorite pair of jeans. Anything destined for the laundry room can get tossed into the hamper until it's time to deal with it.

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How to Deal With the Jewelry Pile

If jewelry doesn't have a place to be sorted, it tends to start cluttering up dresser tops and bathroom vanities. Click on for two easy ways to fix this common clutter problem.

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Jewelry Solution: The Back of the Closet Door

Hanging your favorite jewelry on the back of the closet door is a good solution when you've got a small closet. You can find tons of options for hanging jewelry organizers, but if you're on a budget, a few small hooks or nails will get the job done.

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Another Idea: Inside a Drawer

With large amounts of jewelry and small accessories it's often easier to organize everything in a drawer. If you're organizing on a budget, a set of mismatched cups and saucers makes for a fun and affordable solution.

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Open Shelves Are Great for Favorites

Open shelving in a bedroom or closet makes for a great place to display some of your favorite items. Keep it tidy and try to give everything some breathing room.

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Metal Bookends as Dividers

A set of metal bookends make great dividers for the clothing on your open shelves. Not only do they lend a modern look to your shelf, but they also help keep your piles of clothes separated. Try to limit your stacks of clothes to five items or less to prevent overcrowding.

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Is Your Closet Busting at the Seams?

If things are starting to get tight in your closet, here are a few things that might help you squeeze a few extra inches into it ahead of a new season.

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Swap Out the Mismatched Hangers

Swap out your mismatched hangers to create more uniformity on your closet rod. That will help things nest together and save you some space. Take that opportunity to upgrade your hangers to a velvet-coated type to help keep your clothes from sliding off.

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Keep Your Accessories From Piling Up

If things like shoes, hats or purses end up getting tossed into piles, it's time to take action.

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Tension Rods for Shoes

A few lightweight tension rods are a great solution for keeping your shoes matched in pairs and out of the pile. Use one rod to handle your heels and two parallel rods for holding your flats.

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Organize Your Clutches on the Cheap

A repurposed pot lid rack from your kitchen is ideal for organizing wallets, clutches and even small purses. Now you can keep your handbags handy instead of jumbled up in your closet.

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A Place to Hang Your Hats

If you've got a great collection of hats why not show them off? Hanging your hats not only keeps them looking nice, but it also doubles as wall art.

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Don't Forget to Donate

Keeping a donation bin in your closet or bedroom really does help you stay organized. Anytime you see something in your closet that isn't getting its fair share of use, it's helpful to have a place to toss it so it can get donated. Once your bin is full you'll get to make sure that some great clothes go to someone else who might need them.

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