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One way you can guarantee a great start to the day is for you to have an organized closet. You will be able to find what you need exactly when you need it and get ready for your day with ease.

Whether it’s your go-to loungewear, your favourite jumper, or your little black dress, you will feel like you have a tidy mind and are ready to tackle the day ahead when you have a perfectly organised closet.

Lady facing her wardrobe hands on head looking stressed

Whether you have built in wardrobes, a freestanding one, or use a chest of drawers, it can still pay off to ensure you are fully organised. Let’s have a look below at some of the tasks you should tackle: 

Sorting 

The first thing you should do is sort through all the items that are currently in your closet. Grab yourself some charity bags, a toss it box, and be prepared to try on a lot of items of clothing. You should: 

  • Fully empty your closet 
  • Clean the inside
  • Sort through your belongings and decide what you are going to keep, bin, or donate. Get rid of anything you haven’t used in 12 months, doesn’t fit, or is damaged beyond repair. 
  • Then organise your closet and put your items back. 

What Do You Need? 

You need to set up an organization tool kit and you should also try to allow yourself a day to complete the work. There is no point in trying to tackle this after a long day at work

What to include in your kit: 

  • Donation boxes and bags.
  • A full-length mirror for checking that your clothes still fit and make you feel good
  • A small basket for any loose bits and bobs you find in bags and pockets such as recipes, paper, hair clips, and loose change. 
  • A plan for extra storage if you need it.

Take The Time To Remove And Clean 

You are only going to get a clear picture of everything you have in your closet currently if you remove absolutely everything and start from scratch. Once you have done this it’s important that you take the time to remove any debris and give it a good clean.

At the end of the day you put away your freshly washed clothes therefore you need a clean space to store them. It can be easy for your wardrobe to get a little dusty and for you to find bits hiding in the corners, so take this opportunity to give it a hoover and a wipe down with disinfectant.

Give all your clothes a good clean making sure to keep delicate clothing looking great.

Once it’s been organised it’s much easier to keep on top of the cleaning as you can just remove one section at a time and give it a once over. 

This short guide is easy to follow and will help you to get your closet organised, as well as be able to maintain it and keep it tidy. Do you do anything to make sure your closet stays organised and clutter-free? Concentrate on putting yourself first and make time for this, even as a mum you need to do this too! Please share some of your tips in the comments below.

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  1. How do you maximize a hanging space in a closet?

    If most of your clothes are short hanging, add an extra closet rod to instantly double the amount of hanging space. Add-on, cascading and slim profile hangers are other good ways to save space. Finally, give yourself the benefit of drawers in your closet by using hanging sweater and hanging shoe organizers.