All posts tagged: closet

DIY: 2 Hour Closet Solution

As of just a few weeks ago, this was my closet. Or rather “clothes storage situation I’ve been living with” I’m not proud of it. Who would be? It’s terrible. I have a DVD shelf on the floor, and my clothes are hanging from a sprinkler pipe and stored in a see thru Ikea basket.   With Christmas ornaments. Like I said, I’m not proud.  First priority was getting my clothes off the sprinkler pipe (hangers don’t fit… and it’s  little ghetto). Second, I needed more storage.  (I’m not being unreasonable, that wasn’t enough space for anybody.) A trip to Home Depot and $25 solved my problems. I needed a closet bar and figured if I gave it enough support, it could be suspended. I’ve actually waited about six weeks since original installation to post this to be certain this would hold up.  Part 1: Supplies A closet bar, cut to length. Mine was about 90″. More than enough storage for someone 5’2″ with a bureau of clothing storage as well.  Some 1/4″ rope (I …