7 Closet Organizing Hacks You'll Actually Want to Try

Written by Grace & Silas

It seems like whenever I get my closet organized and everything in its place, it ends up getting messy again. I’ll be searching for that one piece of clothing that goes to that one outfit and without it, my entire look that I had been dreaming of will be ruined. And before I know it, all of my clothes are in piles because I’m in a rush and need to get to an outing before I’m late.. I think you can guess that this has happened more than one to me.

And if a lot of you are like me, and want to find more efficient ways to keep your closets clean and clothing tidy, then some of these tips below are going to help you out a lot. I’ve found some great organizing tips from some awesome bloggers. I love finding lists on DIY hacks and then linking to them so my readers can see the tip I’ve provided and the list they came from. Giving credit from where I found these tips is so important and I really like giving my readers something more to read.

So go through them all and feel free to click through to find more lists from awesome bloggers at the end!

Raise Your Bed With a Bed Riser


Found from Buzzfeed: See Source Below

I really love this idea since it allows you to decluttered your closet and gives a little extra storage space. Also, it’s a stylish way to keep things organized rather than just stuffing things under your bed hoping people won’t see your mess. Definitely something to think about, especially if you don’t want to get rid of some of your belongings.

Book Shelf Shoe Organizer


Found from Buzzfeed/Originally from Apartment Therapy: See Source Below

I think this one is great, especially since so many of us already have bookshelves in our home. And it doesn’t have to be a tall one; if you don’t have as many shoes as this blogger does who took that pictures, you can get a smaller one. It’s a great way to make your closet look cute but organized.

How to Organize a Small Closet

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Found from A Girl and Her Blog: See Source Below

Abby from Just a Girl and Her Blog made a great post on how to get your closet organized and looking good. She walks you through it step by step and shows you what needs to be done. It’s a really great source if you want a bit of a helping hand along the way.

Use Different Colored Hangers for Different Seasonal Clothes


Found from Buzzfeed?Originally from Design Love Fest: See Source Below

So for instance, yellow for summer clothes, orange for fall, blue for winter, and pink for spring clothes. It’s a great way to get things easily organized and out of the way in your closet. Especially if you don’t feel like doing a capsule wardrobe.

How to Plan Your Walk-In Closet


Found from Easy Closets: See Source Below

Now if you like infographics, then this one is a great visual guide that will show you exactly how to design a walk-in closet. And even if you don’t have one right now, you can keep this as a reference for the future.

A Guide to Organizing Your Closet


Found from Apartment Geeks: See Source Below

For those of you who don’t have a walk-in closet, this is a great infographic that shows you how to get organized and make it look great. It also shows you what you really need so clothes you don’t wear won’t start building up in your closet. Pretty handy if you ask me.

How to Weed Out Your Closet


Found From Yoga by Candace: See Source Below

Now if you just need a bit more help on getting rid of the unnecessary clothes in your closet, then this graph will be a big help. Sometimes it’s hard to make the call, but a visual guide can help get the process started.

Whether you’re making a small change or doing a whole closet makeover, each of these tips and lists are a great source to get you on the right path. It can be overwhelming to look at a closet that’s seriously messy or filled with junk. But if you tackle it in pieces and get it done bit by bit each day, your closet is going to look amazing. Or.. you could just do it all at once if you feel better about it that way.

Now if you have an organizing question or any hacks of your own, let me know in the comments below! I’d love to hear about them!


Bed Raiser and Storage Space: Buzzfeed

Book Shelf Shoe Organizer: Buzzfeed and Closet Inspiration

How to Organize a Small Closet: A Girl and Her Blog

Colored Hangers for Different Seasons: Buzzfeed and Design Love Fest

How to Plan Your Walk-In Closet: EasyClosets

A Guide to Organizing Your Closet: Apartment Geeks

How to Weed Out Your Closet: Yoga by Candace


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Silas and Grace always had a passion for travel. So in 2016, they started Chasing Foxes as an independent income source. 4 months after launch, they were making enough money from their blog to travel full-time, and in the past 5 years, they’ve been able to encourage others in their blogging journeys too. Learn more about Silas & Grace.

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