Wardrobes are the spaces that secure one’s belongings. It is essentially a private space for a person rather than just an element. It is that element in a room, whose demand is always more than the supply. Since, a wardrobe houses things of all scales and sizes, if not organized properly, can result in a cluttered and chaotic state. The cluttered state of the wardrobe leads a person to hunt for things, and the entire drill results in wastage of time and frustration. Organizing the wardrobe properly can, not only, help in an aesthetically pleasing state of the wardrobe, but, can also result in saving a lot of time. Following are a few tips and tricks to help in organizing one’s wardrobe –
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Labeling the things according to their category or type is one of the ‘old is gold’ kind of organizing idea. One can get the labels printed or make handwritten custom labels to name the shelves, boxes, drawers etc. Once the labels are put in place, the person would know where to look for what.
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Pull Out Shelves
The pull out shelves helps in increasing the accessibility of all the shelves, thus enabling the person to keep and take out things in a proper manner. The pull out shelves can be made in such a manner that the storage space could be increased or decreased by removing or inserting a shelf.
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Slide in - Under the shelf storage and Space dividers
Slide in under the shelf storage helps in maximizing the storage space and leads to the efficient utilization of the existing storage space. Similarly, in the market, there are slide on shelf dividers, which help in organizing the spaces effectively and helps in maintaining the shelves in a clutter free manner. These are both smart and innovative ways of organizing a wardrobe by increasing the usable space.
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In a wardrobe, by space, one means the shelf area or drawer area. One can be creative and put to use umpteen number of DIY ideas by using the items kept at home or are easily available. For instance, shoe boxes or cartons can help in organizing a drawer thereby, helps in organizing the small things like a pile of handkerchiefs, wires, jewelry etc.
One should be innovative while keeping the linens or folding the clothes. For example, the bed Sheets could be inserted in the pillow cases to firstly, solve the issue of finding the pair every time they need to be used; secondly, it helps in maintaining a clean and structured appearance.
Another DIY space organizer is sections of PVC pipes, where the pipes could house rolled up scarves, ties, socks, shoes etc. The pipes could be simply kept or be hung on the wall.
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Over the door storage
While the door area of a wardrobe has a potential to be used, it is generally unused. The door could have shelves, which can help in organizing the bottles, cosmetics etc. The other way of using the door for storage is by hanging hooks or rods, which can be used to hang bags, purses, ties, scarves, stoles etc. These are like bonus storage zones.
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Men’s trouser section is a very confusing section, if the trousers are not hung properly. One can incorporate trouser organizers attaching vertical rods to a frame. The frame could either be fixed to a shelf, occupying the lower portion of that shelf or could be made into a slid out a frame. This helps in organizing the trousers neatly and also saves space. One can even use such an organizer to arrange sarees.
Hanging things in a wardrobe can be quite a messy affair. To articulate the same, one can use hanger spacers to avoid chaos and achieve organized arrangement. The hanger spacers could even bare some labels or could help in colour coordinating the wardrobe.
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Stackable cases with drawers
One can use wicker, plastic or wooden baskets to arrange the items. They are like concealed space dividers, but, with the advantage that the entire basket can be pulled out, arranged and kept. The baskets or cases could be stackable ones with drawers, to add on to the organized appeal.
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In a large or small space, even the tiniest of change can make a whole lot of a difference. Therefore, one can incorporate these small ideas to be successful inefficient organization of a wardrobe. An organized look of the wardrobe is not essentially important for aesthetic appeal but is also a time-saving measure. An ordered place helps in finding the needed things easily and without hassle. To sum it all, bringing in order in the space is the key to organization.
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