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7 Ways to Optimize Your Closet Space

By: Jeannie Matteucci
From storage ideas to lighting tips, make your closet user friendly and design a focal point for your small space.
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Keep It Open and Attractive

Dramatic drapes are the perfect finishing touch for this closet that adds practical storage and beauty to this one-bedroom apartment. Photo courtesy of ClosetMaid

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Choose Colorful Hangers

Instead of basic white plastic hangers that take up space, go for thin, streamlined non-slip hangers in great hues to inject color into your closet. Design by Brian Patrick Flynn

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Layer In Lighting

Track lights included in this closet make the space attractive and contents easier to see. Photo courtesy of Artistic Designs for Living

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Photo: Virginia Macdonald Photographer

Add Your Personality

Decorative panels give small-space closet doors a touch of style. Photo courtesy of California Closets

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