The idea of going through the items in your closet and organizing them can often seem like an overwhelming task. It is not uncommon to feel a lot of stress or worry when making decisions on what to keep or throw away. So what is the secret when it comes to having a space that is organized, neat and functional?
If you recently purchased a new home, you may be concerned about storage and whether there is enough closet space to hold your entire wardrobe. Especially when you are packing your belongings and realizing how many items you are actually taking with you. One of the best parts about moving into a new home is that you are starting fresh. Everything is empty and there is an opportunity to start with a clean slate. With a little planning prior to moving in, the process of unpacking those boxes will be much more efficient and save time.
Maria Johnson’s 1940s split-level home served as the model when her neighborhood was being developed. It’s got an extra bedroom and large closets compared to what was common at the time. But none of the closets in her house were working effectively for her family. The walk-in closet in Maria’s master bedroom is L-shaped, and acts as a passageway from the bedroom to the master bathroom. This dual purpose means the closet needs to work efficiently and stay organized so people can easily pass through the space. The previous homeowners had built two reach-in closets in the space that made it feel cramped and created an unused “dead” area at the end of the closet. Maria knew the space could work better for her and her husband, so she enlisted professional help.
If you need a guest room but don’t have enough space to dedicate a separate room solely for overnight guests, a Murphy bed is the perfect solution. A wall bed, as they are often called, free up floor space and allow a room to be utilized in a dual capacity for everyday tasks or a comfortable place to sleep. They might be just the right choice if you have a studio or very small one bedroom apartment where maximizing your space is really critical. You don’t have to sacrifice style or comfort and your options are almost limitless. There is no construction, and each design can be customized for just about any sized space.
There are a lot of options out there for children when it comes to space-saving beds. These include trundle, bunk and folding - better known as Murphy beds. All of them are viable options and save space. But what if there was a bed that was able to do more than that? That is where the hidden bed comes in.
Organizing your closet is not just an exercise to walk through for kicks. An organized closet will make everyday life much simpler and less stressful. It will also keep your wardrobe and accessories in better condition and lasting longer. You will be able to find items much quicker and easier and return clothing to its proper and designated place. So what is the secret?