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How To Organize Your College Closet

How To Organize Your College Closet
How To Organize Your College Closet

It doesn't matter whether you're going to a big-name school or a community college, chances are, the closet is going to be tiny! The average dorm room closet is a reach-in featuring a single bar, and if you're lucky, a shelf. Fortunately, we've got lots of ways to make the most of every inch of space.

Time To Complete:
1 hr. or less
As shown:
$124.92
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How To Organize Your College Closet
Getting Started

Getting Started

Getting Started
Quick Tip: Be sure to wipe down any shelves before you start putting your clothes away.
Step 1: Double Your Hanging Space
Step 1: Double Your Hanging Space

Step 1: Double Your Hanging Space

Step 2: Add Drawers

Step 2: Add Drawers

Step 2: Add Drawers
Quick Tip: Store extra clothes and jackets you don't need often under your bed.
Step 3: Contain Your Shoes
Step 3: Contain Your Shoes

Step 3: Contain Your Shoes

Step 4: Keep Accessories Handy

Step 4: Keep Accessories Handy

Step 4: Keep Accessories Handy
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Materials:
Closet organizers
Shoe organizers
Hangers
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P: How to Organize a College Closet
Umbra Dublet Closet Rod Expander
$14.99
P: How to Organize a College Closet
3-Compartment Canvas Hanging Sweater Bag Natural
$9.09
reg. $12.99
P: How to Organize a College Closet
10-Compartment Canvas Hanging Shoe Bag Natural
$10.49
reg. $14.99
P: How to Organize a College Closet
Premium Non-Slip Velvet Suit Hangers Taupe Pkg/40
$26.97
reg. $35.96
P: How to Organize a College Closet
Mesh Stacking Shoe Shelf Silver
$12.99
reg. $14.99
P: How to Organize a College Closet
4-Tier Swing-Arm Pant Hanger Chrome
$8.99
P: How to Organize a College Closet
Overdoor Mirror White
$16.99
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QTY
14.99
P: How to Organize a College Closet
Umbra Dublet Closet Rod Expander
$14.99
9.09
P: How to Organize a College Closet
3-Compartment Canvas Hanging Sweater Bag Natural
$9.09
reg. $12.99
12-1/4" x 11-3/4" x 28-7/8" h
10.49
P: How to Organize a College Closet
10-Compartment Canvas Hanging Shoe Bag Natural
$10.49
reg. $14.99
5" x 12" x 50" h
26.97
P: How to Organize a College Closet
Premium Non-Slip Velvet Suit Hangers Taupe Pkg/40
$26.97
reg. $35.96
17-1/2" x 1/4" x 9-1/2" h
12.99
P: How to Organize a College Closet
Mesh Stacking Shoe Shelf Silver
$12.99
reg. $14.99
31" x 10" x 8" h
8.99
P: How to Organize a College Closet
4-Tier Swing-Arm Pant Hanger Chrome
$8.99
14-1/2" x 1/4" x 18-3/4" h
16.99
P: How to Organize a College Closet
Overdoor Mirror White
$16.99
14-5/8" x 7/8" x 50-3/4" h
Subtotal:

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How-To Guide

Getting Started

Getting Started

Getting Started
Quick Tip: Be sure to wipe down any shelves before you start putting your clothes away.
Step 1: Double Your Hanging Space
Step 1: Double Your Hanging Space

Step 1: Double Your Hanging Space

Step 2: Add Drawers

Step 2: Add Drawers

Step 2: Add Drawers
Quick Tip: Store extra clothes and jackets you don't need often under your bed.
Step 3: Contain Your Shoes
Step 3: Contain Your Shoes

Step 3: Contain Your Shoes

Step 4: Keep Accessories Handy

Step 4: Keep Accessories Handy

Step 4: Keep Accessories Handy
Share This Project

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Share your organized life by tagging @thecontainerstore in your photos
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