​What was in style last year has now become outdated, but these clothes still live in the depths of our closets rent-free, making it harder to find the items we love. If a piece of clothing falls off the shelf every time you search for something to wear, it may be time for a closet overhaul.

​With our top 6 bedroom closet deign ideas and organization tips, you can purge your unwanted clothes and transform your closet into a stylish and clutter-free space:

  1. Declutter clothes by category
  2. Give your closet a deep clean
  3. Redesign your closet layout
  4. Store your favorite clothing items at the front
  5. Find a space for out-of-season clothes
  6. Keep your closet clutter-free

Declutter Clothes By Category

​Instead of taking all your clothes out of your closet at once and sifting through a mountain on your bed, try separating your clothes by category. Remove all of your pants from your closet first, and then determine which ones you want to keep or donate. Repeat this process for tops, sweaters, dresses, and even shoes!

​Only keep the pieces you frequently wear and love. If you haven’t worn something in 2 years and it still has the price tag on it, but the thought “I might need this someday” crosses your mind—toss it in the donation pile. Any garment that makes you hesitate is an automatic donation!

Give Your Closet a Deep Clean

​Once you’ve emptied your closet of all your clothes and accessories, put on your cleaning gloves and get to work. Throw away any pins or price tags, wipe down shelves and rails, scrub away the dirt, and vacuum the carpet. This helps create a fresh space for your closet reboot!

Redesign Your Closet Layout

​Whether you have a walk-in closet with shelves and drawers or a reach-in closet with a single rail, every closet has “dream” potential with a little creativity. See which closet style you have!

​Take advantage of all the closet space you have. For a cost-friendly approach, you can maximize your vertical space with a hanging shoe organizer or plastic bins for storing t-shirts and loungewear. This allows more hanging space for work attire and formal wear.

​To completely transform your closet with shelves, drawers, and additional hanging space, check out Closets by Design.

Store Your Favorite Clothing Items at the Front

​Place your most frequently worn items at the front of your closet. This gives you quick and easy access to your favorite pieces, so you won’t have to dig through your entire closet to find that one sweater you want to wear. This is also convenient for when you are running late to work!

​There are endless bedroom closet design ideas to choose from:

  • Organize by color scale
  • Keep work clothes, comfortable go-to items, and staple pieces separate, but all easily reachable
  • Plan and pull out your outfits for the week to put on display (hello, Instagram photo-op!)
  • Organize by type of item: jeans, formal wear, sweaters, etc.
  • Group together by prints, solids, materials, or others

​The list could go on forever—but ultimately, choose what you like best!

Find a Space for Out-of-Season Clothes

​Create additional space in your closet by storing out-of-season clothes in large bins under your bed. So put those sweaters, vests, and jackets out of sight when that warmer weather arrives.

​And because cozy sweaters and puffer coats are clunky, here’s an extra hack: space saving bags!

Keep Your Closet Clutter-Free

​To keep your newly organized closet filled with only the things that bring you happiness and not the things that haven’t seen the light of day for years, try throwing something out every time you buy something new. With this closet organization tip, you are less likely to lose control of your closet to an overwhelming amount of outdated and unloved clothes at the end of each season.

​With these closet organization tips, you’ll have quick and easy accessibility to the clothes you love! And if redesigning your closet has intensified your desire for organization, check out our other tips and tricks on how to declutter the rest of your beautiful home!



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Laura
Laura Kornaker

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As the Internet Sales Manager in Cincinnati, Laura's goal is to make your new home investment a smooth and easy process. With her 15+ years' experience in the new home building business, she’ll help you navigate through the best scenarios and opportunities. Laura has lived in Cincinnati for over 20 years and knows all of the best schools, shopping, restaurants, and recreation. She’ll help you find the perfect location and home. She’ll even get you started on financing! Whether you are relocating or local, moving up or downsizing, Laura is the expert to get started with!