Messiest Closet 2006: Holly's Teetering Mess

Messiest Closet 2006: Holly's Teetering Mess

Maxwell Ryan
May 26, 2006

Name: Holly in Yorkville
Location: UES
Size: 44 x 45"


Fibber McGee is alive and living on the Upper East Side! He's in my closet and I would love to kill him. My closet is so bad that I had to add a latch so that the door will close.

This 44 x 45", unsquare space with a 9-foot ceiling is stuffed with clothes, coats, shoes, boots, linens, bags, a laundry box, iron, ironing board, quilts (in those pillow cases), sewing machine, vacuum, rug shampooer, beach chair, fabric, Halloween costumes, photos, journals, Playbills, scripts, books and other miscellaneous clutter.
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In short: way too much! But it's the only closet I have.

It's been teetering on the edge for some time but went totally off the rails this winter. My plan was to purge and paint this spring/summer, so this contest couldn't be better timed.

The door that has to be latched.

This could be why.

Shelves behind the clothes!

This plastic box is actually a good solution for the laundry problem.

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