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.

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.

Creating a Brighter Home

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

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.

31 Days to an Organized Closet

It’s time to tackle your messy, cluttered closet. Here, we show you how to do it one day at a time.

31 Ways to Make Over Your Closets

Closets can be the bane of your existence. Steal some ideas from those pictured here.

Genius Ways to Organize Your Everyday Accessories

They say accessories can take an outfit from good to great—but are you struggling to find a place to store those smaller items? Check out these stylish DIY storage ideas for sunglasses, scarves, hats, and jewelry.

How to Use Marie Kondo’s Smart Organizational Tips in Your Kid’s Room

It’s never too early to introduce the KonMari method to your children.

How to Put on a Duvet Cover

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

10 Cheap Organizing Hacks for a Clutter-Free Home

Create order out of chaos with creative, low-cost—or, even better, no-cost!—DIY ideas.