Closets are rooms too…

And they deserve matching hangers
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When we moved into our house, I painted my closet before I even put anything in there. So that’s why this before doesn’t have any clothes in it. It’s the same color as the back of my built in that I refinished. Ben Moore paint is expensive and I want my money’s worth! Plus I adore this color. Then, I hung up my black chandelier I got from Hobby Lobby, only $25. I L.O.V.E. that store. Looks like I need to do a little dusting, oops!
Copy of Gloria Closet

Here is the full view. Its not a huge walk-in closet maybe just a “step in” closet because I can’t do any walking in here, at least, not for exercise. I did my best to make the most of the space. There is still So. Much. Stuff. that just won’t fit in here. Someday, I would like all of my clothes, accessories, shoes and bags to be together, they deserve it.
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Its funny, I feel like I hardly have any red clothes but in these pictures they stick out the most!

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I attached my drawers I bought at the ReStore to the wall after they were sprayed black. I think I paid $2 each, and it had the dividers in them already which is why I bought them. It makes the perfect holders for belts, bracelets and nighties.
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I hang my necklaces and earrings on a jewelry hanger from Urban Outfitters.
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It is attached to the cubby for my jeans. Which are organized by fit. Is there any other way?

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And I can’t leave out my lovely wedding shoes. Sigh.

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The rug is a bit bigger than the floor so I just folded it over which works nicely. I have travertine underneath that and it gets so cold in the winter since my closets sits against a corner of the house and there isn’t exactly any heat in there unless it gets left open.
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My closet makes me so happy. What more could a girl ask for. Well, maybe a couple extra hundred square feet.

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14 Comments

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14 responses to “Closets are rooms too…

  1. Looks fabulous! I might be a little more happier to walk in my closet if it looked as nice as yours! Thanks for sharing.
    ~Pam

  2. Oh my God. [thud]. You are so lucky.
    Closets are not rooms in my house. They are a wardrobe. Singular.
    I may be drooling a little into my laptop.

    Found and following via the Creative Bloggers hop.
    Lakota x

  3. SJ

    I’m so impressed and inspired to organize our closet :) Really appreciate you sharing this great post with us at the Creative Bloggers’ Party & Hop.

  4. Ann

    I love what you did! The closet is fabulous!

  5. I LOVE it!!! I too have a “step in” closet and always felt I couldnt do anything to it. but now you’ve given me the inspiration to go for it!!!

    • Gloria

      Yeah, Amanda! Go for it! I’d love to see it finished too! I would totally help you decorate and paint it, you know the labor, but I just don’t think the internet has that kind of advanced technology yet. Good luck!

  6. Okay that is an awesome, awesome closet! I’m inspired to run out and get a zebra rug for mine, although I already have a lovely shade of pinky beige broadloom in there :)
    Great post!
    x
    Maria

  7. Oh my goodness! I am so envious of your closet, I LOVE it!! I think i will have to add my closet to my list of “To Do” Thank you so much for sharing :)

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  9. Marie L

    Lucky,courageous you! I’m terrified to do ANYTHING to my closet. Got things in there that haven’t seen the light of day for ages (years!) I’m afraid I’ll get stuck in a corner and never be heard from again!

    • Gloria

      Haha, I would totally come over and help, I love organizing and purging. Something about hauling out bags of STUFF I DON’T need anymore is so revitalizing!

  10. Kris

    What color is the paint you used on this fab closet?

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