Organizing the Baby’s Closet: 7 Easy Ideas & Tips

From clothes to stuffed animals, organizing your baby’s closet can be time consuming and quite challenging. You’ll need to have a plan before you start putting items into piles and corners, you’ll need closet dividers so you know where each month’s clothes belong and you’ll need baskets and canvas cubes depending on the shelving situation. It can be a chore, but we’ve got some ideas and tips on how to get organizing the baby’s closet off to the right start. Let’s take a look!

1. Section the Clothes.

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First things first, sort through your baby’s clothes. From Newborn to 12 months, you’ll need to grab some closet dividers and get started placing each onesie and outfit into the right spot. This will make it easier for mom to find the right sizes and make it so you use all those gorgeous outfits before baby outgrows them!

2. What else?

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Think about what else you need to fit in the closet and create spaces for them. From extra books to storing stuffed animals, you’ll need to figure out which shelf will be for which item.

3. Accessory Boxes.

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You may want to invest in baskets, boxes or canvas cubes to help with organizing through your baby’s accessories. You may put some of these in a chest of drawers but if not, socks, hats, headbands and more can be easily stored in the closet (and labeled too).

4. Roll-out Drawers.

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Do you have a place for extra linens such as swaddle blankets, crib sheets and burp cloths? If not, invest in some roll-out drawers to have them on hand and easily accessible.

5. Back of the Door Buckets.

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Make sure you don’t forget about the back of the door. Use this spot to keep extra changing table supplies, bibs and more! again, it’s an easily accessible area and you can keep like items together without creating chaos.{found on theavidappetite}.

6. Fold the Bulk.

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Just like with adults, it’s easy and better to fold your sweaters and bulkier items. They take up more space in the closet and can get the worst hanger puckers in the shoulder. Instead, use a basket to store them until the colder weather comes.{found on 12oaksblog}.

7. Think about the shoes.

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Whether you throw them in a labeled bin to fit on the shelves or place them in an over-the-door storage piece, don’t have your baby’s shoes flying around the closet with no concise place to go. Because they’re so small, they’ll easily be lost and you’ll constantly be searching.{found on projectnursery}.

Here are some more beautifully, organizing nursery closets to inspire your endeavor!

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