Featured Image Caption: Wardrobe Cleaning Tips
Whether you’re trying to pick out the clothes you’re wearing to work, or reorganising your closet depending on the season, it’s always handy to have a clutter-free wardrobe.
Although it can be easy to throw your clothes into your wardrobe as soon as you’ve finished wearing them, it’s far easier to organise your wardrobe and make it easy to find all of your clothes.
In this article, we’ll be giving you some of our top wardrobe organising hacks to effectively clean up clutter in your home.
Remove Everything From Your Wardrobe And Get Rid of Anything You No Longer Wear.
The first step to decluttering your wardrobe is starting with a blank canvas, which means removing every single item of clothing and laying them out in front of you.
Now that you’ve got a good view of all your clothes, you should first sort them out depending on what you want to keep and what you want to give away.
Many of us probably have clothes that don’t fit, that we haven’t worn in years, or that just don’t suit our personal style anymore – if any of your clothes fall into these categories, it’s always worth passing them on.
Whether you donate it to charity or hand it out to your friends and family, anything is better than letting them continue cluttering up your space.
Work Through Each Type of Clothing And Find A Way To Store It.
Once you’re left with only items that you know you’re going to wear, start organising them according to type.
This means separating your summer and winter clothes, then organising them into piles of jumpers, trousers, tops, blouses, pyjamas, underwear, etc.
It’s normally best if you have a wardrobe that has different compartments, this way you can keep all of the different types of clothes separate – which will make it much easier when it comes to trying to find individual garments getting ready for the morning.
Create Extra Space With More Hangers, Shoe Racks, And Other Wardrobe Organisation Ideas.
A good wardrobe will have plenty of hanger space, and other organisational compartments and shoe racks that will allow you to store all of your clothes in one place.
If you’re not able to find a wardrobe that has all the storage space that you need, you can – of course – have one custom made. If you’re going for a full home renovation, it’s definitely something you’ll want to speak to your custom home builder about to explore what the best option is for you.
When you customise your wardrobe according to your needs, you can create a functional and aesthetic piece of furniture that makes your life ten times easier.
Use Hooks to Keep Scarves And Belts Organised
It can be hard to know what to do with your smaller accessories, which is why these pieces tend to get thrown into the wardrobe, adding unnecessary clutter to your room.
Things like scarves, belts, hats, etc. are all items that should have their own space in your wardrobe. One way that you can store them is by adding small hooks into your wardrobe to hang these items on.
Utilise Your Drawer Space
If you want to make your drawer space extra functional, you can add dividers and storage solutions to each drawer which can help you to seperate different items and give your whole wardrobe a more organised feel.
Your drawer space may not seem like the easiest place to organise, but there are plenty of opportunities, especially when you make use of some innovative space-saving storage solutions that don’t take much effort to implement but can make a big difference.
Store Jewellery In The Right Place
There’s nothing worse than realising you’ve lost one of your pairs of earrings, or that you can’t find one of your favourite rings – which can often be the case when you’ve got an overflowing jewellery collection.
There are plenty of different storage solutions when it comes to jewellery, from small hooks and trinket holders within your wardrobe to place all your items.
You can also get specific jewellery boxes and holders that you can place on your desk, wardrobe or chest of drawers which can neatly keep all your jewellery out of your way.
Use Clear Boxes To Separate Your Belongings
Our final tip for your wardrobe organisation is making use of clear boxes as innovative storage solutions to seperate your belongings.
Clear boxes have a range of uses within your wardrobe, from storing your clothes to keeping your shoes away from the rest of your wardrobe.
You could also make use of different-sized boxes to house various items and help bring a more organised feel to your entire wardrobe.
In this article, we’ve taken you through some of the easiest ways to declutter your life, starting with your wardrobe.
By following some of our simple tips, you can transform your wardrobe from a disorganised jumble of clothes to a more uniform and functional storage space where you’ll never have to worry about misplacing anything ever again.
How do you like to keep your wardrobe organised? Let us know if you have any other tips in the comments below.
By Mitchell Curtis
– owner and director at Watara Homes, has been part of the team ever since his father, Geoff (then owner), employed him as a carpentry apprentice in 2007. After going through quick progression and taking on more responsibility, he was able to take the reins in 2015 and built on his father’s strong reputation, taking on a wide range of renovation and extension projects in Brisbane City and Surrounds.