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Posted by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 12:00 AM
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Do you wish you had more closet space in your home? I know I do! There's one closet I have to hold my breath before opening, because you never know what's going to tumble out of it. Unfortunately, there's no room to build a new closet or expand an existing closet, and there's just not enough closets in our apartment. My husband and I have maxed out our storage spaces, finding some tricky places to put our stuff, but we need more hanging room and more closet storage.

I've been searching for different solutions online, I didn't realize something as seemingly basic as an armoire would cost so much! I found some cheaper armoire solutions and other closet ideas all less than $200 that just might fix our closet storage shortage.

What type of closet you need depends on what kind of storage you're looking for, I need hanging storage, so wardrobes and armoires with a bar will work for me--like the armoire shown in the picture above. If you're looking for storage for sweaters and clothes that fold, you can look at an armoire that has more shelving. Armoires are usually expensive, but these cost less--a lot less. The one in the photo is currently just $99.

Maybe you just want a closet to keep your winter stuff in the summer, or your summer stuff in the winter--instead of shoving everything in boxes under the bed or in the attic. A portable, lightweight closet can be a great home organizer when it comes to this sort of closet storage. It keeps everything organized and neat, and can easily be stowed in the basement, garage, or spare room out of the way.

Sometimes all you need for your closet is to better organize it. A DIY custom-closet kit can help give you a lot more shelving and hanging space, which means a lot more useful storage in the space you already have.

What's your closet situation like?

by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 12:00 AM
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by Sandra on Aug. 19, 2011 at 10:20 AM

My closet is actually the complete oposite.. I dont have much stuff. plus Im a person who cant stand clutter so a lot of things must go after awhile..

by Charlene on Aug. 19, 2011 at 10:20 AM

 We only have one closet and we put shelves in it for organizing.

by Diana on Aug. 19, 2011 at 11:31 AM

i need another 4 or 5 closets lol

by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 11:35 AM

We have one closet in our room and it;s big enough for all our stuff.

by Bronze Member on Aug. 19, 2011 at 11:39 AM

 Ditto! We have an older home with small old fashioned closets. My husband is the clothes horse in our house! HE has use of the bedroom closet and I have to share with one of my daughters!!! I too looked at armoire but didnt get one due to the prices!

Quoting Audreesmommy757:

i need another 4 or 5 closets lol


by kimmy on Aug. 19, 2011 at 11:56 AM

 crying my closet is terrible!  we have a very large closet but not long. *sigh*

 i need a new apartment! that has 2big closet's!

by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 12:02 PM
I need those closet organizers!
by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 12:06 PM
I have some decent closet space, I have to say. My problem is I have to clean them out, out with the old and in with the new. lol. I have made use of storage containers too, they really help.
by on Aug. 19, 2011 at 12:16 PM

 i just use hangers and plastic drawers right now in my closet. i do however would like something like this someday...

by Stacie on Aug. 19, 2011 at 12:18 PM

Im very strict about now keeping things you dont need use or want. I cannot stand to see stuff just lying around looking all sad and unwanted lol i keep my closets fairly well organized :) 

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