Tired of avalanches of clothing falling on you as you select an item from your closet? Is your closet less fashionable than the clothes you put in it? Regardless of the size of your storage area, a custom closet enables you to escape the clutter and relax in stylish ambiance. A designer closet can also be a great financial asset to your home. Ready to transform your closet? The following closet organization tips will help you get started:

Get Practical

Stricklands-Closet-Org-8-200x300How often are you going to wear that muumuu from Hawaii or the holiday sweater from Aunt Martha? When planning a complete closet overhaul, it makes sense to weed out unnecessary items. If you haven’t worn an article of clothing within the last year, it would make a great donation to a charitable organization. With this in mind, consider designating an area in your new closet design that will enable you to easily collect unused items for charitable distribution throughout the year. Click here for additional sustainable living ideas.

Get Functional

In addition to traditional multilevel storage shelves and hanging rods, take advantage of all the space in your closet by utilizing corner shelves for more bulky items like pillows and hand bags. Organizing your accessories is now easier than ever with clever and useful roll-out storage bins, jewelry and hamper drawers, retractable mirrors and ironing boards, and much more. Designing a child’s closet? Check out Wilmington, NC-based Strickland’s Closets & Home Organization’s useful organizing tips.

Get Stylish

Carolina-Closet-Company-Deluxe-Closet-Work-300x225Design your closet system to match your personality and style. Custom wood veneer cabinetry with glass doors, handsome hardware and architectural detail combine with your choice of flooring and lighting fixtures to create a unique retreat. If you have a walk-in closet, today’s trends incorporate windows, storage islands, ottomans and even built-in tables with media access to enjoy a cup of coffee and the morning news.

Now that you have your ideas together, it’s time to get started. Regardless of your budget, you can achieve – and maintain – a safe and inviting closet environment.