Ready for more great organizing tips to help simplify your busy life? It’s been a while since I shared tips for organizing your closet. I thought it was about time I featured some more ideas to help take the chaos out of getting ready in the morning! The subject today is all about how to organize accessories. Getting dressed can be frustrating when you can’t find the right scarf or pair of shoes to match that fabulous outfit. Here are 28 clever ideas for organizing everything from shoes to purses and socks to scarves.
Ideas to Organize Accessories
SHOES & BOOTS
1 Use clear containers to store your shoes below your clothes. Keep the shoes you wear the most often front and center.
2 Storing your shoes in the same size boxes makes it easier to stack them. If you can’t see what’s inside, tape a picture of the contents to the outside of the box.
3 Inserting pool noodles into boots is a great way to help them keep their shape when stored. I love this idea of covering the noodles with decorative fabric. Instead of looking at lots of neon colored foam, you can color coordinate them for your closet. It’s a no-sew project that is super simple to do and looks so cute. Follow the link below the picture for the easy-peasy tutorial.
4 This idea has been all over Pinterest, but I wasn’t able to find the original source. Would love to know who it is! Use a plate rack to organize your flip-flops.
5 Place shower curtain hooks on your closet rod and use them to hang purses.
7 A vintage style wine rack turns purse storage into an artful display. Check out the fun jewelry storage, too.
8 I love The Container Store! It’s organizing heaven! They have special boxes for organizing your purses. You could also cut up and cover ordinary boxes with fabric to create your own.
9 A pull-out belt rack is a convenient way to keep your belts organized. Pull it out when you need it and tuck it away when you’re done.
10 There are myriad options for hanging belt racks. This one hangs from the closet rod. Hanging bins also make excellent use of vertical space for storing all kinds of different accessories.
Photographer: Andrew McCaul
11 Create your own belt storage by pre-drilling holes into a wooden pant hanger, then screwing in cup hooks.
12 A belt ring keeps all your belts in one spot. Slide the belt you want around to the rubber tips and slip it off. You can find one like this at Walmart.
13 Pull out drawers are wonderful for storing scarfs, belts and other accessories.
14 Here’s another great use for tension rods. They’re an excellent way to store scarves.
15 Curtain tie-backs are the perfect size for corralling lots of scarves.
16 Use ventilated shelving to keep your scarves organized and neat.
17 Hanging your hats on the wall makes a colorful display and keeps them at the ready.
18 Here’s a neat little organizer that hangs from your door. It’s perfect for storing hats. So far I haven’t been able to find this item for sale anywhere. If you know where it can be purchased, please let me know! 🙂
19 It doesn’t get any easier than this DIY hat organizer. Slip shower curtain rings onto a hanger and you’re ready to go!
20 Vintage looking coat hangers are a fun way to organize and store your hats.
21 I love drawer organizers! The small compartments in keep socks and belts where you can see them and within easy reach. Labels help you to remember what goes where.
22 If you’re short on space, get creative with your storage containers. Here, clear acrylic trays have been placed inside a metal lunch box to keep socks organized.
23 Plastic expandable grids keep socks organized in drawers.
24 Clear hanging shoe bags are fabulous for storing just about anything. Here they’re used to organize socks and hosiery.
25 Don’t toss out those jewelry boxes! Clip them together and use them in drawers to keep your jewelry organized.
Photographer: Antonis Achilleos
26 Repurpose an accordion style coat hat for jewelry storage and display.
27 A wall-mounted coat rack will keep your necklaces from getting tangled and help you to see what you have at a glance.
Photographer: Frances Janisch
28 Use small craft trays to store your jewelry. For a budget-friendly solution, use egg cartons to store the small items.
The busier your life gets, the more important it is for you to be organized. These tips will help you to organize accessories in your closet, saving you time and eliminating some stress when you get ready to go out. Plus, by being able to see what you have it will be easier to see what you need. This will help you to save money when you go shopping.
Be sure to check out my tips on organizing your storage!