Skinny closet overhaul

Skinny closet overhaul: How rethinking its shelves changed everything {Heather's Handmade Life}

Thirty-four inches is not reasonable for a walk-in closet.

But that’s the width of the ridiculous closet in our basement. It came with two skinny wire shelves, and we added a third at some point. For years I loaded them down with craft supplies because the room was my home office.

Skinny closet overhaul: How rethinking its shelves changed everything {Heather's Handmade Life}

I loathed that closet and how I had to turn sideways to squeeze in to retrieve anything. Most of the time, I couldn’t get in. It was crammed, but there didn’t seem to be a way to make better use of the space.

Once I moved my home office into what used to be our family room/playroom — the largest space in our finished basement — this room became a guest room. Instead of housing craft supplies, the closet was where we stashed the kids’ “sometimes toys.”

But it wasn’t working.

Skinny closet overhaul: How rethinking its shelves changed everything {Heather's Handmade Life}

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Skinny closet overhaul: How rethinking its shelves changed everything {Heather's Handmade Life}
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