Open Closet Ideas – Full Of Surprises With Nowhere To Hide

Does your closet look like a huge mess too? That’s usually a sign of bad organization and some people actually find chaos to be comforting but if you’re not one of those persons then it might be time for a closet remodel. Perhaps you’d like to try something new this time, maybe even adventurous like an an open closet. Sure, it doesn’t seem like a very appealing idea when all you can picture is a bunch of messy shelves and drawers sitting there for everyone to see at all times but it’s not really like that.

The open closet system is a very flexible and versatile one. The concept can be adapted in a lot of different ways and customization is an important part of every such project. Since you’ll be giving up the doors on your closet, the barrier that stood between the contents and the rest of the room, you should focus on finding the optimal way to organize your closet so everything can have its own place but also so you can access everything with ease.

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A fully open closet doesn’t really offer any kind of privacy so find a way to use this in your favor
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Put corner shelves in a walk-in closet to maximize the usable storage area
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Use open shelves to display your collections of shoes, bags and accessories

Sometimes less really is more and by removing the doors in your closet you can actually do a lot of good. For example, you can improve the traffic flow and turned previously unused spaces into useful features. In addition, if you remove a door you can gain more space and perhaps extend the closet a little bit to add more storage. An open closet would also allow you to bring in more natural light and make the whole space more enjoyable.

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Maximize the storage capability of your closet with a custom storage system
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Adapt your closet storage system to your particular needs

The detail that most people notice after switching from a closed storage area to an open walk-in closet is usually the fact that it looks and feels very airy, bright and, surprisingly, less cluttered. There are also other advantages and ways to compensate for the sudden lack of privacy. For example, you can replace the solid doors in your original closet design with curtains. You can hang them from the ceiling or you can install them like you would a window treatment.

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Use a combination of open shelves, drawers and hooks to create a suitable place for every item
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For mobility, you could opt for a clothing rack instead of a fixed closet space

Freestanding clothing racks are a great storage option for small spaces, for open spaces or for rented homes.

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If you want to create a store look, you could add lighting and even glass doors to your open closet
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Get rid of all your doors in you walk-in closet and make everything more accessible and practical
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Give your walk-in closet a glamorous look by hanging a beautiful chandelier at the center
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Somehow it’s easier to stay organized when you don’t have the option to hide the mess
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Make the most of open shelves by attaching clothing rods to their underside
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Give your open walk-in closet a homey feel by accessorizing it with an area rug
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Have a look at your wardrobe to figure out the type of storage your open closet needs
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Optimize your closet space with a custom design that responds to your exact storage needs
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You can storage just about everything on open shelves. The small things can go in boxes
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To highlight the openness of the design even more, use glass shelves
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This glass shelving system gives the closet is a beautiful statement piece
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Keep the bottom of your closet design open to create a lightweight and airy appearance
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Your accessories can be stored in drawers. Use dividers for an organized look
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You don’t have to use the whole wall space if you don’t need the storage
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Accessorize an open closet with a large mirror to open up the space even more
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Use shallow drawers with dividers to organize ties, watches and other fashion accessories
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Open closet shelves are the best for shoe collections and handbags
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Accent lighting can really transform a closet and it can impact the rest of the space too if it’s an open closet
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Think of your open closet as a part of the bedroom. You can even turn an entire wall into a closet
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Mix and match different storage systems to optimize your closet space and to avoid future remodels based on lack of diversity
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An open closet can run along the bedroom walls without making the room feel small and cluttered
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Use the upper shelves to store off-season items to make everything more user-frendly
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Look for ways to give your open closet a flexible and even modular structure which allows you to reconfigure it whenever you want
You can use storage boxes and baskets to organize small or off-season items
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Turn your open closet into a focal point for the bedroom suite with LED light strips, wallpaper or eye-catching colors

Fabric curtains make open closets look more inviting and they’re also more subtle than solid doors. They’re also better for kids, being easier to use and safer. Also, an open closet encourages cleaning up. When you no longer have the option to close the doors and hide everything behind them, you want your closet to be well-organized and nice to look at. As far the storage options go, your best option is a custom system. You can mix and match various styles and have closet shelving and drawers as well as clothing rods and hooks and anything else you might find useful and practical. Use shelves for closet organization if you want to have everything on display and easy to grab or if you enjoy the openness that they give you.