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August 15, 2011

Minimalist Monday: Closet Organization & Rainbows

When I organized my pantry, I knew the closet was something I'd have to tackle as part of my minimalist journey. I don't know why I'd put it off... I just did... but then this weekend, I was finally motivated. 

(Embarrassing & Painful) Before pictures:

Yikes! We don't even have a lot of clothes... how did it get so nuts?! 

When tackling my closet I knew I had to do more than tidy up and put things away to make it feel totally organized and zen... I started thinking back to when I worked in retail and how we organized things by color. It always made our tiny store seem really pulled together and neat, so I thought I'd try that in my closet.

Wow. What a difference that made --- I'm totally in love with our new closest's organization system. Everything looks so neat and the color organization really helps! It's like I have lots of happy rainbows in my closet. It also helps me find that one particular shirt I'm looking for.

The best part is I didn't have to spend any money to organize my closest. 

Such an organized & neat closet! And all it cost me was about 35 minutes of my time! 

Here's a jist of what I did:

Have you organized your closet? Do you want or need to? 

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