If your dream has finally come true and you are about to design your very own and very large new closet, then congratulations! It is an exciting moment for any shopaholic and carpenter.
To help make sure you don’t end up with a closet you can’t use, below are some great tips to keep in mind.
Can You See Yourself in the Mirror?
Literally. Consider where the closet will open up to and what the lighting conditions will be with you standing in front of it. The last thing that you want is to install a full-length mirror on the inside of a closet door, only to find out that you can’t see how good you look in it!
Speaking of Light
If you aren’t able to adjust where your closet opens to, consider installing LED strip lighting in your closet doors. This can be a great way to easily and brightly illuminate you and your outfit while you’re getting ready.
If you are addicted to shopping on the Groupon Coupons page for Nine West, then it’s best to accept it and plan for it! Consider how often you shop and how large you would like your clothes and shoe collection to grow, and be sure to include sufficient space in your design.
Choose Your Niceties
Many homeowners forget that closets have come a long way since the traditional open and store. Heated sock drawers, lighted hanging rods, self-closing doors, it’s all available! Don’t be afraid to investigate small luxuries such as these which you can incorporate into your design.
Not Just Clothes
Remember that you likely store more than just your collection of clothes in the closet. If this is the case and you can’t move the storage out your attic, include purpose-designed space in your closet which is hidden. Push out drawer to reveal your linen and the like is better than open shelves.
While there isn’t much to designing a closet, there is a lot at stake if you get it wrong. Keep these tips in mind and follow your instinct when considering your design. And remember, it’s your closet, so design it that way!