Category Archives: closets

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Wouldn’t this be such a lovely space to get ready in?

I’m loving everything about this dressing room. The lighting fixtures, the upholstered bench, the drapery, the white glass front cabinets, the openness and spaciousness of it all. Beautiful.

image credit: photography by tria giovan via ne home mag
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DIY Closet

A creative way to house a wardrobe, this DIY cabana closet was made by repurposing a bakers rack and sewing a custom cover using inexpensive striped fabric.  Looks pretty great don’t you think?

From Samantha and Lindsey’s bright beach cottage.  See the rest of it here.

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Luxury Closet

How great is this walk-in closet?

Loving how everything is so perfectly folded, hung and arranged by type and color. Definitely a thing of luxury to have that much space (and that many clothes and shoes!)

image credit: melanie fascitelli
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Beautifully Organized Space of the Week

This week’s beautifully organized space of the week is this closet from the home of Erica Cook of Moth Design, which houses her daily staples:
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White Ikea frames showcase bags from some of her favorite trips and create a fun little feature wall.
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A round white tray keeps all her perfumes organized and at the ready.
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Clear Ikea Rationell Variera “spice racks” serve as drawer separators and keep her belts and scarves organized.
*Unfortunately the clear “spice racks” are a discontinued product (at least to my knowledge). I bought several to organize a variety of things in my own home several months ago and absolutely loved them. When I tried to go back for more, they were no longer in stock and was told by an Ikea employee that they had been discontinued :-(
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Glass trays and other beautiful containers hold jewelry, watches and sunglasses. An Ikea pant rack keeps her jeans easily accessible and allows her to see exactly what she has.
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So chic, wouldn’t you agree?
In case you missed my previous post featuring another beautifully organized space of hers, click here. To see more of her gorgeous home, click on over to her blog.
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Closet Organization: Boots

During these cold weather months it’s nice to have boots easily accessible in the closet. A good way to keep them standing up straight and in an orderly line is to use boot inserts. Inserts help boots retain theirs shape and prevent them from flopping and toppling over into an unattractive pile.

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You can find boot inserts at various places including here and here. For a super inexpensive alternative, use old magazines as inserts (that’s what I use for my boots!). *Update: Jami of Imagine shared another super inexpensive alternative: old wine bottles!
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If you’d prefer, you can hang up your boots by making something like this with cedar boot trees and large cup hooks, or using something like this or this:
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image credits: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5
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Beautifully Organized Space of the Week

This week’s beautifully organized space is this closet from the home of fellow blogger Freckles Chic:
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Isn’t it lovely? She created it by donating all the things she no longer wanted and were just cluttering up the space, and by designating a place for everything that remained. Total cost of the transformation was about $100 (for hangers, clips, shelves, storage containers, a hat stand, and headband holder). Proof that you don’t need a ton of space or money to create a beautiful closet!
For the before pictures and a breakdown of the items she used for the space, be sure to check out her blog!
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New Lonny!

So many awe-inspiring spaces to see in the Lonny mag, including these two perfectly organized lovelies:
Walk-in closet of set designer and prop stylist Lynn Nigro:
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Design library of legendary interior designer Bunny Williams:
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Go check it out if you haven’t already!
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My Closet

Remember awhile back, I mentioned I was painting my sad beige closet?

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Well here’s how it turned out:

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It’s now a lot more cheerful :)

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These show only the right side of closet -left side is my husband’s. His side has all black boxes on the top shelves (hence the one that shows up in the photo above left)

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Stunning Storage + New Lonny

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pg 24-25 from Aug/Sept 2010 issue of Lonny

The new issue of Lonny is out and as always, it’s brimming with great finds, beautiful inspiration, and useful tips. Go check it out!
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