Wednesday, February 2, 2011

Closet Cleaning - Take 2

Lately I've been gathering inspiration photos of wonderful closets and wishing that mine looked like these:


Unfortunately, reality dictates that I share a closet with my husband and it's not even a walk in.   We're lucky to have a nice closet organizer that maximizes the space, but I've got to learn how to make do with less.  I have gone from a large walk in to myself, to half of this space:


I purged a huge bin of clothes that I hadn't worn in 2010 and was left with... a ton of knitwear.  I'm embarrassed at how much of my wardrobe is casual.  This exercise made me realize what's missing from my wardrobe: blouses.

Next on the agenda is a trip to TJ Maxx and Nordstrom Rack in search of pieces like these that will raise my cardigans up a notch and pair well with my work trousers.


Have you taken a good long look at your closet, lately? 

3 comments

  1. I too have been in closet cleaning mode. Love it when it's freshly organized!

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  2. I'm with you on the closet thing. My dilemma is shoes. O'm out of space with the current set-up and suspect that this is going to be a lifetime battle. I really should just go through and purge some by being honest about the ones that I actually wear, but I haven't gotten that brave yet. :)

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  3. I put some of my shoes in purgatory (the guest room closet top shelf) and left them there for 6 months to make sure I wouldn't miss them before taking the leap to donate. I never went and got any of them down, so off they went to a rack at my local Goodwill store. I am a champion excuse maker, so this whole process is hard for me!

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