Small Closet Organization Using Cubbies and Baskets

I love baskets and storage bins.  There are a great storage solution (especially for kids) because they hide clutter without requiring an intensive clean up.  Throwing things quickly into baskets is a quick way to clean up and hide away a mess.  Although, if you’re anything like me, each basket serves a purpose which also makes finding things a breeze!

I recently reorganized E’s closet buy adding a cubbie shelf and some canvas storage bins.

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E’s closet before

In addition to the storage space with each cubbie, there is also the added storage of the ‘shelf’ made by the top of the cubbie unit.  I could easily store books up here or smaller items within shorter baskets.

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E’s closet after

Recognize the shelf and the storage bins?  I also have the same set-up in L’s room!

The shelf is a couple years old but the canvas baskets came from the dollar store.  They were $2 each and the pink is a perfect compliment to the DIY fabric artwork I have in E’s room.  They also had blue, brown and beige.  They won’t last forever but the one’s I have in L’s room are coming up to a year old and only one has lost it’s handle.  All the rest are in good shape!

My next step for organizing E’s closet is to put a shelf above the clothing rod to store seasonal and infrequently used items.

Do you have any suggestions for keeping kids’ rooms organized?

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