Closets

If you are feeling like it’s nearly impossible to get dressed in the morning because you can hardly unearth a sweater or matching pair of shoes, we have compiled our best closet organization ideas to help get you back on track. Including tips for a successful closet purge (“Will you really wear that dress again?”), real-life solutions that have worked for Real Simple readers (“Keep it visible so you keep it neat.”), and suggestions for how to maximize every inch of space, there’s sure to be something to inspire you. If your clothes closet isn’t your biggest issue, we also offer genius strategies for expertly arranging linens, sporting equipment, kids’ clothing, crafts, coats, and more. To keep you motivated, we have provide checklists for each zone, tips from professional organizers, encouraging before and afters, and a day-by-day guide to getting organized closets, once and for all.

How to Put on a Duvet Cover

With this simple trick, changing a duvet cover is unbelievably easy.

5 Things You Need to Do Before Hosting Guests

Easy ideas for prepping your place ahead of time, so visitors feel at home.

5 Smart Tips to Organize Your Linen Closet

Few things are as satisfying as a neat linen closet. (Right?) Pro organizer Beth Penn shares her best shelf-help strategies.

How to Maximize Your Closet Space

Ten easy ways to make more room for your wardrobe.

5 Items You Need for an Uncluttered Closet

Never go on a scavenger hunt for clothes again with these five closet savers.

Creating a Brighter Home

Decorating tricks and stylish shortcuts that will make your house a home.

Smart Organizing Tricks for a Clutter-Free Closet

Whether you just moved into a new home with big, empty closets or you’re battling a closet that’s been cluttered for years, these three closet overhauls by ultra-organized (and super-stylish) bloggers are full of smart tidying tips. Flip through these inspiring before-and-after photos, then shop the sources. Your dream closet awaits.

6 Things to Purge From Your Closet in the Next 20 Minutes

Take a look through your wardrobe and eliminate these six space-sucking items that everyone has, but no one needs. It’s a quick exercise with a big payoff (in the form of a more organized, clean closet space)—and it’s the best way to jumpstart any style resolutions you made for 2017. 

Organize Your Linen Closet

A daunting task is easy to tame with a little fortitude and a plan.

This Is the Best Way to Organize Your Utility Closet

It may be a small space, but it holds most of the essential tools in your home.