Weekend Inspiration: Real-Life Organized Closets

If you're like us, you have a closet in need of organization. We're going to try and carve out some time over the weekend to tackle our bedroom closet, but instead of poring over impossible-to-replicate photos of color-coordinated wardrobes from places like California Closets or the Container Store, we searched the AT archives for the most organized closets from real-life homes...

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The shoe storage in Laura's Pared Down Perfection is drool-worthy.

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Laura's closet got even better (and more spacious!) after she downsized to a tiny 250 square foot apartment.

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This built-in closet by the fireplace fits lots of storage into an awkward space.

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Wes and Kayla explain how to tackle a closet organization project without obsessing.

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These wire drawers look like the Antonius system from IKEA - an organizational standby.

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This closet is actually from our old apartment...if only our current place was so organized.

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We still have this handy shoe organizer.

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Judith's closet makeover project uses wallpaper to liven up an out-of-the-way storage space.

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David and Im's OneSpace looks like a huge loft, but it's actually a 426 square foot apartment that won our Smallest Coolest contest in 2006.

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For down to earth advice, check out Chez Laarson's Top 10 Organizing Tips.