As the seasons change and the weather gets colder, our attention usually turns to our wardrobe as we pack away the shorts and dresses and dig out the winter woolies.
And if you’ve been watching hit Netflix show The Home Edit then no doubt you will be itching to transform your wardrobe into the likes of what Clea and Joanna created for Reece Witherspoon.
The team from fast fashion footwear retailer PublicDesire.com have revealed their top tips for organising clothes, shoes, and accessories so shopaholics can make room for new styles and purchases.
Instead of throwing away old shoe boxes, they can be used in drawers to organise things like underwear, accessories, and t-shirts.
And with a nice gilded frame, cork boards can be a stylish jewellery storage solution. The simple, sustainable material can keep necklaces from tangling, without taking up more space than a picture frame.
A spokesperson for PublicDesire.com said: “Keeping on top of the latest trends is all well and good until you’ve got to try and find a place to store all of your fashion finds.
“Sometimes a standard wardrobe and set of drawers just doesn’t cut the mustard, so you have to get creative with your storage solutions.
“We’ve listed eleven of our favourite fashion storage hacks to help shopaholics make the most of limited spaces, and to inspire them to think out of the box when it comes to finding homes for their clothes, shoes and accessories.”
1. Use old shoe boxes as drawer organisers
Instead of throwing away old shoe boxes, use them in your drawers to organise your belongings. They’d work We buy houses Jacksonville particularly well to arrange underwear, accessories, and t-shirts.
2. Maximise space with shower rings
Instead of using a single hanger for each scarf or belt, hook shower rings onto the bottom section of a hanger and loop your accessories through those instead.
3. Hang bags on hooks
Shower hooks are perfect for hanging handbags in your wardrobe. It also means that handles don’t get crushed.
4. No slip hangers
Wrap fuzzy pipe cleaners around the ends of plastic hangers to prevent shirts from slipping off and getting creased.
5. Organise by season
If you have empty space under your bed, use it to store your out-of-season clothing in plastic organisers or vacuum sealed bags. You might just want to buy a bed skirt to conceal them.
6. Use crown moulding as a heel rack
Crown moulding – also known as picture rails – is usually used above doors, windows, pilasters and cabinets, or around the top edge of room, purely for decorative purposes, but a narrow crown moulding trim can also double up as a quirky shoe rack for heels if laid in strips across walls.
7. Hang a cork wall for jewellery storage
With a nice gilded frame, a cork board can look just as stylish as most countertop jewellery storage solutions. It’s a simple, sustainable material that can keep all your necklaces from tangling, without taking up more space than a picture frame.
8. Fix pegs to the back of wardrobe doors to store shoes
You can make use of every inch of space in your wardrobe by fixing pegs or hooks to the back of the doors than you can use to hang your shoes.
9. Use hanging fruit baskets to store socks, hats and accessories
There are loads of different styles of hanging fruit baskets on the internet than can double up as storage for socks, hats, and accessories. Hung from the ceiling in the corner of the room, they wouldn’t take up any valuable floor space and it’ll look modern and stylish too.
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10. Store boots in a vertical shoe rack
Everybody loves a pair of good boots, but nobody loves a good pair of boots that are wrinkled because they were stored improperly. Fortunately, a vertical shoe rack can store shoes of any size and keep them wrinkle-free.
11. Store hangers on a chain
Double your closet space by hanging a chain from your wardrobe rail, and then placing your hanger hooks in each slot going down. This’ll also help to use up space at the bottom of wardrobes that is often left bare.