So… My closet!
I had been planning my closet since last spring, waiting for the big Elfa 30% sale.
This was my original layout – there’s an empty area above the 3 drawers because I wanted to play with things. I’d initially had 2 more drawers, but at $50 a drawer, I wanted to be sure I needed two more.
And rendering. (They place the clothing items randomly, but it did help give me an idea of the space.
And here it is – DONE! The shelves, drawers and shoe shelves are all 16″ deep. There top shelf from the rendering is 12″ deep (it’s there but it’s above the opening and you can’t see it).
My center section has sweaters, shoes, and drawers for workout clothes. And you can see where I have my laundry area (complete with Ikea bag – the laundry bag of champions.)
About 18″ of the 26″ far right section is behind a wing wall. I have space for my long hanging items, with 2 shelves up above. My purses, laptop bag and tote bags stay there. And the floor has enough space for my boots.
One of my favortie things is the shelf basket. If you look at the original rendering, I was only planning on one 24″ section. And even that I was meh about – I didn’t see the point. But I LOVE it. The clear dividers are purchased separately (in 2-packs), so I was able to totally customize the area. Here you can see my clutches and belts. I also have sections for hats, scarves, cowls (I have a lot of knitwear!), even one for Trixie’s sweaters.
Shoe section again – this shows the different types of Elfa shoe organizers. The gliding shoe racks work with heels (and only heels – not wedges or platforms) – the heel hooks over a bar. Because the shoes are tipped, there are 3 rows of shoes (9 pairs total). The gliding shoe shelves are flatter and only have two rows (6 pairs total). But they work with any shoe. The shelves with the sweaters could also be used for shoes if necessary (but then I’d have to put my sweaters up high and use a ladder and BLERGH!)
And my drawers. They’re a smidge under 24″ wide, so I have 3 stacks in each drawer. Except for my swimsuits, which are in a blob. It was hard to decide what to put into here – I already have a big dresser with underwear, socks, shorts, pajamas, etc. The workout clothes work well (note – I wear yoga pants and/or tanks with hoodies almost daily – it’s not like ALL this stuff is truly for the gym).
I am IN LOVE – it is the best!