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3 Best Closet Organization Ideas 2019

Your closet probably looks like most of our closets – a disorganized mess of shoes, clothes, papers, and other random items. You don’t have to keep your closet looking that way. Instead check out some of these great organizations ideas, from modular closet systems to the KonMari method. From affordable to ultra-luxurious, find the right closet system for you.

1. Custom Closet

Before you splurge on a pricy system or throw out half of your personal belongings, take the time to speak to a professional about creating a custom closet space. If you have a large walk-in closet space, our professionals can help you find the perfect way to customize your closet with the right modular closet systems, lighting, shelving, and storage.

We have the perfect selection in custom cabinetry, lighting, walk-in closets, and closet organizers. Our experienced professionals can help you find the perfect closet for your home.

2. KonMari Method

Maybe you live in a small urban apartment and don’t have the option to customize your home. The KonMari Method of organization encourages you to throw out any items that do not bring you “joy”. What does this mean? Try these simple steps:

  1. Pull out everything, yes everything, in your closet
  2. Go through each item one-by-one
  3. Ask yourself if the item makes you happy inside
  4. If not, put the item in the discard pile
  5. If the item does make you happy, then keep the item

Seems pretty simple? You might want to start with less personal items like shoes or books before tackling mementos and your old prom dress. By the end you will find that you will probably end up discarding half of what you own. It really is that simple!

3. Buy a Closet System

If you have a smaller closet but want to maximize space, look into buying a closet system. There are options from Elga, Algot, ClosetMaid, California Closets, Modular, Easy Track, and more. Speak with our closet professionals and designers about the best system for your space.

Enjoy more room and utility in your closet today. Call us and let us help you.

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5 Best Closet Storage Ideas for the Master Bedroom

Don’t fret about storage space in your master bedroom. Whether your walk-in closet dimensions are impressive or you have a tiny urban space for your entire wardrobe, there is an incredible storage space solution for you!

Customized Storage for Your Shoes!

Don’t spend hours rifling through your closet to find those black pumps for tonight’s evening party. Instead, look at customizing your closet space to fit your wardrobe, shoes, and accessories. If you have larger walk-in closet dimensions, you can contact our professionals to help you maximize your space. We can design beautiful shelving units that will keep your shoes organized and off the ground, as well as help you organize your wardrobe.

DIY Fabric Bins

Fabric bins are a favorite storage solution for parents. Cute and adorable, they quickly hide away mountains of toys, dolls, and LEGOs in an instant. You can also store shoes, accessories, socks, and t-shirts in them. They can get costly, but you can you’re your own.

Plastic storage bins can be bought at most dollar stores. You can also reuse cardboard boxes. Cover them with fabric using a glue gun. You can use anything for fabric: old sheets, t-shirts, tablecloths, napkins. Measure out each side. Decorate with ribbon or sequins for extra fun.

Storage Systems

Take advantage of customized storage systems. These systems work together to maximize space with a mix of hooks, shelving, and rods that work together as a unit. These are an excellent solution for smaller closet spaces or if you have a large wardrobe.

Color Coordinate Clothing

Need to separate him/hers or just business from casual? An easy solution is to color code the hangers. For example, save dark blue hangers for work clothes and blazers, red for eveningwear, and yellow for everyday casual. Color code and sort the clothes accordingly in your closet. Now instead of fishing for that super cute casual top you want to wear to your family’s annual grill-out, you can find it in an instant.

Mirrors and Lighting

Add a little bit of utility and openness to your storage space with mirrors and custom lighting. You can take a dark closet space and transform it into a useful area for every day. Mirrors serve two functions: They can be used while dressing and also open up space. Light bounces off the mirrors, making space seem much lighter and more luxurious.

Call us today about our creative professional design services. We can help you transform your closet space.

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4 Most Popular Bathroom Remodel Ideas

What are some of the hottest trends for bathrooms in 2019? To natural colors and materials for closet doors to wall-mounted toilets, this year’s latest remodel trends will stretch your imagination. Try to find the styles, ideas, and trends that fit your particular décor and personality. Let’s dive in!

Floating Vanities and Mirrors

Want to rethink your bathroom space? Try to remodeling your vanity. Mirrors have made a big comeback, whether as floating vanities or as full-length mirrors on your closet doors. Rectangular rounded mirrors are a sleek design choice for 2019. The minimalist and mid-20th-century modernism looks have a monochromatic look that maximizes the space in your bathroom.

Marble and Minimalism

Think of simplicity in color – black, white, and gray. Top with glass doors and rectangular shapes. Large tiles are both easier to clean and an affordable luxurious option. Incorporate sleek vanity design and cabinets. Add custom lighting to brighten up dark spaces. Choose metallic materials like polished nickel or marble for walls, closets, and accents.

Hidden Storage

Walk-in closets, high-end closet systems, and hidden storage options are popular today. Hide the clutter and enjoy spacious luxury. Contact us today about our incredible customized closet options. Add natural wood doors for a bit of Zen-inspired nature.

Reimagining Showers

Homeowners are moving rapidly away from traditional showers and bathtubs. Instead, they choose layouts that have seamless, dam-less shower spaces. Easy to clean and attractive, these spaces incorporate wall space and fixtures into the design. Ideal for the modern or minimal look, these seamless showers fit beautifully into any home. Even if you don’t want the entirely seamless shower, you can still add aesthetic beauty to your bathroom space with a floor-to-ceiling shower glass enclosure.

High Tech

For homeowners who enjoy a smart house, designing a smart bathroom is a natural choice. Go high tech with your bathroom upgrades. For example, incorporate a wall-mounted smart toilet into your home. Enjoy music while you bathe with a built-in Bluetooth sound system. Add automatic sinks in your home or sync your shower, deodorizers, and air dryers with an app. Enjoy the convenience of a smart home.

These exciting new modeling ideas will add convenience and beauty to your home.

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3 Tricks to Squeeze Every Bit of Space out of Your Closet

Urban dwellers make the most out of small living spaces. Spacious closets can be a luxury, but those who live in tiny quarters find ways to maximize their space like unique closet door ideas, adding extender rods, or using closet organizers. What are some of the best ways to make the most of your closet?

Custom Closet Organization Systems

To make the absolute most out of your small closet spaces, take advantage of a custom-designed closet organization system. Working with a designer, you can find the best storage and closet door ideas to maximize space in an aesthetically pleasing way.

Use Every Nook and Cranny

Don’t let any corner of your closet go to waste. Avoid dumping clothes and boxes in the closet and instead invest in top quality hooks, drawers, shelf dividers, and storage containers to make the most of every spot. Hooks and extender rods can double the space you have in your closet.

Ideally you want to be able to reach almost anything in your closet without having to worry about something falling on your head or having to pull out a dozen boxes before reaching what you need. You can even use simple hanging storage on the back of your closet door for easy, simple storage.

Clean House

Don’t worry, you don’t have to go all Marie Kondo and toss out everything that doesn’t bring you joy, but you should consider what you actually need to keep. Do you really need two dozen pairs of shoes, that old jacket you haven’t worn in a decade, or dozens of audio cables? Consider pulling out everything, yes everything, from your closet.

Sort through your items. Make four piles: Keep, Trash, Recycle, and Donate. Sometimes it is easier to toss items if you know that someone else you know will use the item. For example, give away good quality children’s clothing, books, and toys to a foster home. Enjoy every bit of space in your closet and do a bit of good, too.

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How Much Does a Walk-In Wardrobe Cost?

We all love the luxury of a custom walk-in wardrobe. Besides providing a unique customized space where you can dress, you can enjoy the convenience of the latest trending closet organizer systems. What do you need to consider when installing a custom walk-in closet? Let’s find out!

Professional Installment

Why do you want to install your walk-in wardrobe professionally? Unless your home comes with a modern closet already equipped with the latest in closet organizer systems, you most likely will need to either renovate the space extensively. Even if you have a walk-in closet, you will benefit from the expert advice of an experienced designer who will help you make the most of your space.

Cost Considerations

The size of the closet will determine the cost, as well as what type of system you opt for. A larger closet that has to be reconstructed in an older home may cost more than simply installing a professional organization system in a ready-made closet. Some systems will cost you around one thousand dollars, but expect higher costs for more high-end options. On average, renovation will cost a few thousand dollars for the closet and the system.

Options

Speak with your designer about your unique needs. For example, do you need his and hers closets or will the wardrobe be for a single individual? Do you want to equip the closet with space to dress and possibly a vanity area? Do you need to accommodate an extensive shoe collection or a wide array of suits? Speak to the designer about your specific needs and she will help you decide on the system that fits your needs best.

The walk-in wardrobe is typically right off of the master bedroom both for convenience and aesthetics. Many homeowners install a vanity, mirrors, and other options to increase the use of the space. Custom lighting can make a drab dark space into a vibrant place of solace and luxury.

Speak with our closet professionals today about how we can help you design the perfect walk-in-wardrobe.

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3 Small Space Solutions for Every Apartment

More and more of us live in smaller spaces. This could be a retirement condo, an urban apartment, or even a popular “tiny home”. Being able to maximize space with wall bed plans, innovative storage ideas, and custom cabinets helps plays an important role in keeping clutter to a minimum. What are some of the top trending space saver ideas for 2019?

Maximize Sleeping Space

Our beds take up a large part of our home area, yet we only spend a third of our day sleeping in them. One ingenious way to save space designing wall bed plans. Whether you choose this design for a spare guest room, for your master bedroom, or for the kids’ room, you will enjoy the benefits of creating multi-functional room and readily open space. For example, the chidlren’s room can double as a play room. Just hide the bed during the day and use at night. It is that simple!

Custom Shelving and Cabinets

Have a professional designer review your home’s floor plan with you. Discover new ways to maximize space with unique custom cabinets and shelving that works around your available space. This year natural and unique design is in. Ask our professionals today about creating an aesthetically pleasing storage solution for your home. You might be able to find extra room with mounted shelves, bookcases, and hidden storage systems.

End Tables and More

Besides custom designs, you can add extra space with small end tables, bookcases, and ottomans that have hidden storage inside. Lightweight end tables can be paired together for a coffee table or a small bookcase can be hidden in a small nook. Take a moment and look at your home. Write down every place that you find wasted space. Then innovate with a design professional. You will love your home’s new cleaner look.

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Top Kitchen Renovation Trends for 2019

This year homeowners are opting for new refreshing natural looks for their spaces. Read more about the latest 2019 design trends from unique kitchen designs for small kitchens to top of the line professional luxurious looks. Every home has a style that will truly maximize space and add beauty to every home.

Storage, Storage, Storage

No matter the size of the home – small urban apartment to spacious mansion – every home needs good storage. In fact, one of the top trending kitchen designs for small kitchens involves the beauty of carefully concealed storage. With customized kitchen cabinetry you can hide pots and pans, spices, cutlery, and more in a tasteful efficient way. Hide spices in narrow drawers on an island, or find clever ways to install drawers for your collection of wrought iron pans. Instead of displaying a mess of dishes and cups, hide them behind beautiful woodworking and natural finishes. Install a custom-made pantry or closet to further maximize your space.

Open Shelving

For those items that you are not trying to hide, use open shelving and custom cabinetry. Display unique pieces, natural cutting boards, and live plants for an overall peaceful beautiful look. Inspired by looks from luxury hotels, these little nooks of unique style truly stand out in your space.

Go Vintage

Accessorize your space with unique vintage items. For example, buy retro chairs from estate sales or thrift shops and stain them in natural hues. Find unique knick-knacks from your travels and display for guests to see. Use soft lighting, natural materials, and antique fixtures to finish the look.

Greenery

No matter how you decide to design your kitchen, don’t forget to add greenery. Beautiful houseplants and an organic mini-herb garden all add an extra touch of elegance to your simple design. Enjoy your beautiful space for years to come.

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The Best Closet Systems of 2018

As the year rolls to an end, finding room for all of our new gadgets, clothing, and stuff from the holiday season can be difficult. Want to make the most of out of your space? Check out these amazing closet organization tips using the latest and trendiest closet systems this year.

Customized Closet Organizers

No matter how much or little space you have, a customized closet organizer is the most popular option for maximizing space and minimizing clutter in your home. One of the top closet organization tips is making the most of your closet by designing around your current space and furniture with a professional.

Whether you have a small studio apartment or a luxurious mansion, an interior designer can help you see where you can store your belongings in a stylish and efficient manner. Save money by using unused spaces. Open up room in your home by storing away rarely used items. A professional will help you accomplish this and more affordably.

Hanging Solutions

While less attractive than a customized closet space, many homeowners still opt for traditional hanging solutions. These usually require a little do-it-yourself savvy and include a combination of rails, rods, and various add-ons. This is especially ideal if you want a more functional and not necessarily aesthetically pleasing, space.

An Attractive Walk-In Closet

Why be satisfied simply with a closet space? Why not design a walk-in closet? Create a luxurious space in your home where you can choose your wardrobe, dress, and enjoy taking care of you. Included with this amazing organization solution are options like attractive custom lighting, beautiful wood finishes, an impressive array of custom drawers, and almost limitless layout choices. Store everything from evening dresses to winter boots to jewelry.

Lighting

Whether you opt for a customized closet space, a walk-in closet, or decide to go DIY, be sure to include attractive lighting in your design. Lighting can make the difference between a space feeling like a private haven to a monstrous nightmare. Choose options like glass shelving and attractive wood finishes to make your closet space even more attractive and functional for years to come.

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Top 4 Home Office Ideas

workspace-designWorking from home can sometimes be a harrowing experience. Clutter builds up and it seems like there are distractions and noises everywhere. Utilize good workspace design to organize your office, focus on your work, and create an aesthetically pleasing space with these simple ideas.

Organization

Before you can start working in your office again, address the need for organization. Do you have tons of clutter, papers, and trash surrounding you? Does it look like a computer cable jungle? Then install closet organizers and custom cabinetry in your workspace design. Besides being functional, having extra storage hides away the unnecessary mess and allows you to focus clutter-free on your task at hand. There are many closet organizer systems that you can use. Custom cabinets designs can accommodate computer gear, office equipment, unsightly files, and more. Speak with an experienced design professional about your unique organizational needs.

Personal Taste

While you want to keep your overall home office space clean and professional, don’t forget to add in a little fun. Personalized photographs and special keepsakes can add a little bit of personality to a space without adding clutter and distraction. Keep the room functional, but add in a little bit of humor.

Lighting

Never underestimate the power of good custom lighting. If you are the computer for hours on end or have to read hundreds of papers as part of your work, have warm white lighting to help avoid eye strain. Electronics emit harmful blue light. Be sure that you allow your eyes to rest and have enough lighting to do your work without harming your eyes. Setting up your desk by a window, to give yourself a view and provide natural lighting, is an excellent way to use lighting to your advantage. Talk with a professional designer about how you can use office organizers and lighting to enhance your work experience.

Add a Little Green

Nothing breathes life into a room like adding beautiful lush greenery. Besides enhancing the overall aesthetics of your office, plants also clean the air and trigger feelings of joy in your brain. Add several plants to your home office space.
Reorganize and rethink your home office to increase overall productivity. Enjoy the space. Make your office uniquely you.

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3 Ways to Make Your Closet Work for You

closet-systemsYour closet give you a headache with the crazy amount of clutter? No fear! Check out some of these great closet lifehacks to help you get some space and some sanity! From trendy space-saving tips to incredible closet systems, let’s explore how you can make your closet work for you.

Time to Toss

Before you worry about complicated closet systems, buying fifty bins for your socks, or stacking shelves from floor to ceiling for your shoes, take a moment and truly assess what you own. Most of us can easily toss about a quarter of everything that we own. This includes anything that you haven’t worn in twelve months, clothes that don’t fit, broken knick-knacks, and probably about half of your accessories. Need some help getting rid of your extra stuff? Check out the KonMari method of organization book by Marie Kondo or hire a professional organizer.

Make Some Space

Now that you have tossed and donated bags of unused items, you can truly assess how to make more space for what you do use. There are many professional closet saving systems available, or you can speak with a professional designer about creating a customized system for you. The benefits of a customized system mean that you can have all the luxurious added bells and whistles designed by an expert who truly knows how to create a closet space that matches your unique personal taste.
For the do-it-yourself organizer, assess where you can add extra rods for hanging clothes, shelving, and drawers. Don’t forget to look at the space behind your door for extra hanging space.

Lighting and Mirrors

Believe it or not, you can create the illusion of more space and add functionality to your closet by adding the right lighting and mirrors. A long mirror can be useful for changing or find space for smaller staggered mirrors for an eclectic look. A professional designer can help place ambient lighting that opens up space and makes a closet more of a sanctuary. The additional lighting adds a little practicality and even safety for reaching those items a little out of reach at night.
Follow these great closet lifehacks to make the most of your closet space. Enjoy the freedom that less clutter brings!

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3 Finishing Touches for Your Kitchen Design

pantry-shelvingYou are almost done with your kitchen renovation. Finally, you will have the beautiful kitchen of your dreams, with modern kitchen cabinets and efficient pantry shelving. But don’t forget the little finishing touches for your perfect home kitchen design.

Storage

When designing a new kitchen or renovating an older kitchen, it is easy to overlook storage. After all, storage areas are often unseen – pantry shelving and little nooks and crannies for our favorite kitchen gadgets and silverware. But don’t forget to consider your workflow and storage needs when designing. Be sure that you have plenty of room to store pantry items, kitchenware, pots and pans, and even your blender. Speak with your contractor about how you can maximize your space.

Creative Backsplash

Many times homeowners will forget about the backsplash. This tiny detail is an easy way to imprint your taste and unique style in your home. There are so many incredibly trendy and popular options for backsplashes today. Choose from a contemporary tiled look to a fun and crazy pattern. Use recycled materials for a truly unique look or opt for something more traditional.

Knick Knacks

Does your kitchen say anything about YOU? If not, add a few special knick-knacks and pictures that say a little something about your style and your personality. For example, maybe you love Paris? Then head to a thrift shop and purchase a few little items to remind you of Paris. Or maybe you have a penchant for Latin American cooking, your family history, or even just love flowers. Add photos, porcelain figures, unique kitchen items, and trendy colorful napkins and floral arrangements to make your kitchen uniquely you.
These are just a few ways to add some personal last finishing touches to your kitchen design. They are simple and fun, letting you share your taste and personal style with friends and family.

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Solve Apartment Space Problems with Custom Closets

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Apartment and condo dwellers are constantly looking for ways to maximize space in their homes. Our complex tight communities require a little bit of ingenuity. Custom closets provide the right solution for every need.

Kitchen and Pantry

For many urban dwellers, the kitchen and pantry are messy and full of cans, boxes, bags, pots, and pans. It may seem impossible to find a way to truly organize this space. Thankfully, you can customize your pantry and kitchen space. A custom closet that meets your cooking and storage needs will make your kitchen an oasis instead of a dreaded room of doom. Select unique shelving and custom cabinets in attractive finishes.

The Living Room

Love to watch the game with family and friends? A customized wall unit can provide an attractive setting for your television, video game system, and sound system. Hidden cabinet space will hide unwanted items. Display your DVD and Books prominently and hide cords.

The Home Office

Many of us work from home, even if we go to the office every day. However, having a nice little nook in your apartment customized ergonomically will increase production and minimize stress. Clutter can distract from work. Speak with your contractor about installing a customized unit specifically for your work needs.

Storage

Many apartments include a storage unit or garage for each tenant. Boxes, trinkets, old photos, and more often gather dust for years on end. And when it’s time to find something, it is like searching for lost treasure on a very cobwebby and dusty island! Instead of simply packing your stuff into a storage space, work with a professional to design a storage space. You can find an efficient and affordable way to save your belongings.
There are many ways to use professionally designed closet spaces to make the most of your home. From increasing pantry space to make your living area a place that is both clutter-free and fun, enjoy the benefits of additional room and organization.