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10 Creative Ways to Use a Small Closet

By: Caren Baginski
August 14, 2017

Wish your home had an office, a bar or a library? With a little creativity, it can! Get inspired by these 10 clever ideas for turning a tiny closet into an extra room.

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Photo: Mary Cofran

Cheery Desk

A forgotten catch-all closet takes center stage with bright blue paint and a custom desk. Blogger Mary Cofran of The Cofran Home designed this closet makeover to achieve function and style.

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Photo: Elaine Happer

Kids' Book Nook

Make bedtime reading special with a "book nook" closet for your little one. Blogger Elaine Happer of Visual Meringue completely transformed a small closet into this inspiring reading nook.

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Photo: Carmel Phillips

Play Space

A kitchen... in a closet? It's just for kids! With doors removed, small closets turn into perfect play areas for children, like this one designed by blogger Carmel Phillips of Our Sixth House.

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Photo: Jennifer Jones

Office Space Makeover

Jennifer Jones of IHeart Organizing created this well-organized closet office using stylish containers to hold everyday items. A bold wallpaper sets the tone for a bright and functional work space.

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