When I moved into my apartment I was overwhelmed. Baby Nautical was due any day and I didn't have time off from work to do much unpacking. I had quite a bit of unused storage space in my closet and bathroom. I decided to devote an hour last weekend to organizing and then take a break to assess where I was at. I have a lot of unused space which is crazy considering my love of shopping!
I went to work on reorganizing the shelving in my closet and under sink area of the bathroom so this article on organizing the bathroom was especially helpful. Whether you're living, looking or moving, Apartment Guide offers tips on organizing and how to optimize space in a small place on the Apartment Guide blog.
My favorite organizing blog is I Heart Organizing. I have already put many of her tips to use at work-Jen has three boys so she is my go to blogger for playroom and bedroom tips! Here are photos of the playroom and linen closet in her house:
I started with my closet. My closet is actually pretty big. I am relatively happy with the space overall. Except there was a lot of upper shelving that was empty.
|I labeled each basket: accessories and small bags/clutches|
I also moved plastic boxes of holiday decorations to the upper shelf. One of the boxes was in the linen closet (see below) and another was in my bedroom.
My linen closet is right next to my main closet. My sister had helped me organize my linen closet during her most recent visit. But there was still quite a bit of unused space.
|Impossible to get that bottom plastic box out before!|
|I still have empty space to fill!|
My last project was the under the sink storage area. So much room, most of it wasted!
|After I organized|
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