B&A: A Pro Organizer Brings Peace to This Packed Closet
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See how she maximized the space and got it organized.
B&A: This Jumbled Linen Closet Becomes a Functional Space for $500
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A pro organizer got it organized in four hours.
May 4, 2023
See How This Pro Organizer Brings Organization to This Work Closet
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This unconventional closet is full of inspiration.
Apr 20, 2023
See How a Pro Organizer Transforms This Tiny Cluttered “Cloffice”
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Now, it’s so calming and functional for anyone who uses it.
Mar 7, 2023
B&A: This Closet Makeover Features a Creative Laundry Basket Organizing SystemOrganizing
It was "pure chaos" until they decided to completely overhaul it.
Feb 23, 2023
See How a Pro Organizer Revamps This Messy, Underutilized ClosetOrganizing
It took this pro organizer four hours to get it in order.
Feb 9, 2023
See How a Pro Organizer Gives This "Glam Room" a Glow UpOrganizing
It's now functional, inviting, and stylish.
Feb 2, 2023
See How a Pro Organizer Turns This Overstuffed Closet into a Functional SpaceOrganizing
Sometimes calling in the professionals is the best way to address a closet that feels out of control.
Jan 20, 2023
B&A: See How These 2 Kids' Closets Were Transformed to Streamline ClutterOrganizing
Clean, fun, and creative spaces.
Jan 12, 2023
B&A: See How a Bare Mechanical Room Becomes a Playful Toy Closet InsteadOrganizing
The owner repurposed this room to create a space that encouraged open-ended, unplugged, and independent play for her daughter.
Jan 5, 2023
B&A: This Closet Makeover Corrals and Organizes an Impressive Shoe CollectionOrganizing
It's now a clean and cohesive space.
Dec 13, 2022
B&A: See How This Stylish Closet Overhaul Comes Together in 12 HoursOrganizing
A pro organizer shows how every space can benefit from an organizing session.
Nov 17, 2022
B&A: A $400 Refresh Gives This Messy Linen Closet a New LookOrganizing
It's completely unrecognizable.
Sep 13, 2022
B&A: A Boring Closet Gets a Luxe MakeoverOrganizing
The Rifle Paper Co. wallpaper is the star of the transformation.
Jul 21, 2022
Before & After: A $1,000 IKEA Closet MakeoverOrganizing
Hope and Ted Conner spent seven months and $1,081 to completely makeover their closet.
Mar 28, 2022
B&A: A $1,500 IKEA Closet Redo Looks Completely Custom and Seriously LuxeOrganizing
A walk-in closet is a hot commodity. Obviously, if you draw that dream ticket, you'd like your walk-in closet to actually be functional, not just a large room of minimal organization opportunities.
Aug 16, 2021
Real Life Closet Makeover: Aimée and Jonny’s Shared Catch-All StorageOrganizing
Closet size: 25.3 square feet How many people use this closet? Two! My husband Jonny and I. How long have you lived in your home? 2 years Your closet in 5 words or less: jam-packed, chaotic, mysterious, lazy, hoarding Aimée and Jonny’s closet is a major multi-tasker. When they first moved into their current home, Jonny had the closet all to himself. A year later, Aimée started sharing it with him.
Jul 17, 2020
Real Life Closet Makeover: Katy’s Woefully Unkempt Walk-inOrganizing
At first this closet was perfect. Then it slowly fell apart over the course of a couple of months.
Jul 17, 2020
Real Life Closet Makeover: Melanie & Steven’s Skinniest Closet in the WorldOrganizing
Closet size: 4.125 ft² plus a garment rack How many people use this closet? 2 How long have you lived in your home? We moved into this apartment about 8 months ago. It’s gone smoothly for the most part, but I’m definitely messier than Steven. Your closet in 2 words: Cramped and cluttered Can Melanie and Steven’s closet even be called a closet?
Jul 17, 2020
A Real Life Chaotic Closet Gets a Makeover: Esteban & Todd’s Clutter ChallengeOrganizing
Closet size: 24 square feet How many people use this closet? Two. My partner Todd and I share the closet. How long have you lived in your home? Five years Your closet in 5 words or less: Small, narrow, chaotic, cluttered, disorderly. We moved into our Oakland apartment five years ago, and our bedroom closet has been a mess ever since. It’s not the amount of space that’s the problem, but how we use it.
Jul 17, 2020
Out of the Closet: How To Make a Rope Wrapped Hanging Clothes BarOrganizing
Tired of pulling my shirts, all wrinkled and creased, out of my over-stuffed closet, I decided to come out of the closet completely and create a hanging clothes bar in the corner of my bedroom. Say goodbye to these colorful (but useless) drawers-turned-shelves and hello to my new rope wrapped hanging clothes bar…This is actually a project I’ve had in mind for a couple of months.
Jul 15, 2020
Before and After: This “Awkward Corner” Laundry Closet Gets a $150 Organizational OverhaulOrganizing
Five hours of work and $150 later, this fresh new laundry space was clean and organized, and most importantly, fit her needs.
Apr 14, 2020
Before and After: Here’s Proof That a Linen Closet Can Actually Look StylishOrganizing
The space needed function and organization, but now this well-organized linen closet is too pretty to be hidden behind closed doors.
Sep 6, 2019
Real Life Closet Makeover: Esteban & Todd’s New Closet is Now the Stuff Of (Organized) DreamsOrganizing
Closet size: 24 square feet How many people use this closet? Two. My partner Todd and I share the closet. How long have you lived in your home? Five years Your closet in 5 words or less: Small, narrow, chaotic, cluttered, disorderly. My partner Todd and I challenged ourselves to clean out our closet from head to toe, then reorganize it in a way that made more sense. We did a massive purge session, shopped for smart storage solutions, and are now ready to share our new space.
May 3, 2019
Real Life Closet Makeover: Aimée and Jonny’s Shared Catch-All Storage is Now Super CleanOrganizing
Aimée and Jonny just gave their shared closet a major makeover from head to toe, breaking it down and building it back up to be better than before. Their main take away? Don’t be afraid to purge! It makes all the difference. See what changed, and how they tamed their trouble spots. Aimée and Jonny’s linens refused to stay stacked neatly on their shelving, preferring instead to fall over, flop around, and unfold themselves.
May 3, 2019
Real Life Closet Makeover: Melanie & Steven’s Skinny Storage Sorrows SolvedOrganizing
Closet size: 4.125 ft² plus a garment rack How many people use this closet? 2 How long have you lived in your home? We moved into this apartment about 8 months ago. It’s gone smoothly for the most part, but I’m definitely messier than Steven. Your closet in 5 words or less: Cramped and cluttered Melanie and Steven had their work cut out for them. Their teeny tiny closet was small for even New York standards, and the added garment rack overflowed with clothing and shoes.
May 3, 2019
Real Life Closet Makeover: Katy’s Walk-In Is Perfectly Pulled Together NowOrganizing
Katy’s walk-in closet had plenty of space. It was just poorly thought out and lacked the proper organizers for the job of keeping all their clothes, shoes and accessories in place. Katy moved a bunch of stuff around, and added in more variety to meet their different storage needs. Katy wasn’t making the best use of her upper shelves – when she stored shoes up there, the heels fell through the slots. Bags were hard to organized and flopped over on their sides.
May 3, 2019
Before and After: A Makeover for a Disastrous, Doorless ClosetOrganizing
If your home doesn’t contain at least one disastrous closet, I salute you. (And if you only have one closet, it’s even more likely to be overstuffed and overwhelmed!) This doorless closet, which was a catchall for everything from cakestands to lampshades, got a full makeover for less than $100 and is now totally display-worthy.
May 3, 2019
Before and After: A Random Catchall Room Gets a Storage-Packed IKEA UpgradeOrganizing
When Kristina moved into her new home, the lackluster office was of little use to the owners—besides being a place to toss mail, or hang art that didn’t fit with the rest of the home. Kristina decided that, if she was going to use a room as a dumping ground, it was going to look as fabulous as the rest of her home. Instead of a hodgepodge of furniture and decor, it’s now a highly functional mudroom, ready to organize all Kristina’s incoming and outgoing things.
Mar 16, 2019
One Minute Tip: Three Ways to Use Vertical SpaceOrganizing
Today’s One Minute Tip comes from Fay Wolf, with three simple ways to rethink vertical space. • The Star: Fay Wolf is a singer-songwriter, actor and professional organizer. She’s acted on shows like 2 Broke Girls and Bones, and her songs have been heard on shows like Grey’s Anatomy and Pretty Little Liars. Fay’s Los Angeles-based company New Order has been organizing lives since 2006, helping creative people deal with both inner and outer clutter.
Mar 12, 2019
The “Finally Off the To-Do List” Bedroom Closet MakeoverOrganizing
Project by: Erica of Dwell Beautiful Location: Seattle With the new year beginning and the days getting longer, I got inspired to tackle one of the bigger projects that’s been on my to-do list for over a year: our master closet. Our master closet is unique in the fact that we have to walk through it in order to get to our master bathroom. There is no door on it of any sort, and I can see directly into from my bed.
Feb 24, 2019
4 Messes, 4 Makeovers: Real Life Redos of Some Very Disorganized ClosetsOrganizing
If you have a disastrous closet, but are bound and determined to get it in shape this spring, let the following four transformations be major inspiration. Whether it’s a sliver of space, or a full on walk-in closet, there’s an organizing solution out there for you. See how these four people (with very different set ups) maximized their storage and made their lives more efficient. Katy’s issue definitely wasn’t space.
Mar 13, 2018
Before and After: An Endlessly Satisfying $100 Closet MakeoverOrganizing
This is one of the most inspiring types of projects: it was done for approximately $100, it includes a detailed budget breakdown, it is neither glamorous nor thrilling, both the before and the after photos were taken in the same artificial light, and it hugely improved someone’s quality of everyday life. May we all tackle similarly approachable yet satisfying projects! Let’s explore. It’s so much brighter now! Well done, Old House To New Home.
Feb 21, 2018
Before & After: Two Tiny Closets Get a Super-Functional UpdateOrganizing
The master bedroom of Nikkia and Daniel’s two-bedroom apartment had an especially perplexing and inefficient closet situation: two tiny closets side by side, each with a single shelf and hanging rail, and a tiny door that made accessing the closet’s contents a challenge. So as part of their apartment renovation (which included a very smart kitchen update), they combined the two tiny, poorly designed closets into one big, super-efficient one.
Apr 1, 2016
Before & After: DIY Coat Closet MakeoverOrganizing
Mallory from Classy Clutter had been itching to make over her coat closet since she the day she moved in. She found that no one in her house, including herself, wanted to hang up their coats when they had to untangle hangers and fiddle for a spot to hang their coat. She decided it was time to remove the hangers and closet bar, and replace them with hooks and bins.
Jul 8, 2014
Before & After: An Organized MudroomOrganizing
I love before and after projects that involve a good afternoon of organization — no paintbrush, no tools… just some motivation, a vision, and some hard work.I recently came across this mudroom makeover and thought it was a great example of how a before and after doesn’t have to be a super-expensive or super-involved affair. It’s encouraging to see how little changes can have a big impact!
Feb 26, 2013
Before & After: A Pretty, Organized Hallway ClosetOrganizing
This hallway closet needs some serious assistance! Being the only closet in our apartment other than our bedroom closet, I need to utilize every inch of space here. And, as you can see in this before photo, there is all sorts of wasted space that can be reclaimed with a little reorganization.When we moved into this apartment, the hallway closet was set up as seen in the “before” photo above — a few high shelves positioned over the clothes bar with wasted space underneath.
Feb 21, 2011