...but don't worry. You know about them now. And that's all that matters. -Tabitha Sukhai, thisoldhouse.com
1. Double hanging space by making "hard-to-reach" easy
Pull-down hanging rods
Want to stack a short-hanging rod over one that's set up high? It's doable with a specialty hinged pull-down fitting (find them at rev-a-shelf.com and hafele.com). Just grab the rod with the included hook to pull items within arm's reach.
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2. Rethink and reuse
Use spice racks to organize small items in your closet
A magnetic spice rack with windowed portholes can organize bits like cuff links and collar stays. Mount it on a wall or the back of a door. This one is about $15; The Container Store.
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3. Put furniture where it doesn't "belong"
Drawers with charm
Drawer systems can be short on charm. Instead, see if you can slide in a small dresser or lingerie chest for socks, ties, and underwear. Top it with a dish to catch pocket change, a jewelry organizer, and a snapshot from your last vacation; as