A Walk In Closet Design
In this before picture you can see the original walk in design which was just the ordinary rod and shelf brackets along two walls.
Not very well organized is it!
This closet was a generous size (almost a full 5' by 8') so there was a lot of unused space.
Using the S-P-A-C-E model the space was first stripped, then cleaned and painted.
Even the popcorn ceiling was painted for the first time in 27 years!
Clothing was then purged and the clothing that remained was sorted.
YES, you can paint a popcorn type spray on ceiling but because the textured coating is water soluble you have to use an oil based paint.
ASSESS and ANALYZE
Now is the time to make some decisions.For this closet design there were very few clothing items that required significant vertical space, so the the makeover was started by doubling up on the space for hanging items and creating more open storage for folded items such as sweaters and t-shirts.
Since the space was generous in size and there were a lot of possibilities, graph paper was used to plan the actual placement of the closet organizer system based on the owner's needs.
The owner's list of priorities included:
Do it yourself closet organizer systems were assessed at the local big box store in order to determine what the possibilities were, and where all the elements of the new system would be placed.
by Beverly OMalley
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