It doesn't matter if you have a lot of space to store away clothing or just a limited space, you can still have all the room you need to store them neatly away. Use shower curtain rings for storing your shirts, pants, belts, and even scarves. They eliminate the need to run to the store to buy expensive hangers, and they're an item that you will most likely already have in your home. So if you need extra closet space, then give these ideas a try and you will be happy you did.
Easily double your space for hanging clothes
This was especially nice for me when I found that I desperately needed more space in my closet for hanging my clothes. Some of my clothing just isn't suitable for folding so I was really glad when I learned this neat trick from my mother, and it didn't require me to run out and buy expensive hangers.
Get a shower curtain ring and slip it over the necks of the hangers you currently have. Now just take a second hanger and hook it onto the shower curtain ring, and now you have just doubled your hanger space. Not only did you create more space for your clothes, you also found a great way to use all of those shower curtain rings that were piling up in your drawer.
Storing away scarves
I used to store my scarves in a shoe box in my closet, but then I learned this great trick and now it's really easy to see and reach all my scarves. Take a coat hanger and attach a few shower curtain rings to the bottom bar.
Take your scarves and thread them through each shower curtain ring, now all you have to do is hang the coat hanger on your closet rod and your scarves are easy to see and reach. No more rummaging through the box trying to find the perfect one, just look and grab.
Storing away belts
Use a shower curtain ring to hang all of your belts in your closet. I used to roll them up and place them in the bottom drawer of my dresser. This isn't only a waste of precious drawer space, but makes it really difficult to keep my drawer neat. They kept unwinding, which made a huge mess that just cluttered up the drawer making it hard to choose the right belt.
Hang gym clothes to dry
This is a great way to hang my gym clothes to dry so I could use them again the next day. I found that sometimes when I work out I don't get really sweaty, so why throw my gym clothes in the wash? All I really need is a place to hang them so they can dry and I can use them again before washing them.
I place a shower curtain ring on my dresser drawer handles and then hang my gym clothes on them. They get great air circulation that way because they aren't stuffed in the closet where the air circulation is limited. They dry in a matter of hours and I can use them again the next day. This saves me from over washing them, and saves water and energy because of lighter laundry loads.
So next time you are looking to expand the space in your closet, use these shower curtain ring ideas and you will be pleasantly surprised at how well it works.
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Sources: Personal experience