Whether you just got new custom closets installed or are in the process of designing them, you’ll want to take advantage of your new area as best as possible. Your custom closet could free up space for new creative projects that you never had room for with your old closet. Instead of merely hanging your clothes back up and shutting those closet doors, consider a few of the ideas below from More Space Place Sarasota to get creative with your new custom closets.
Create a Dressing Room
If the space allows, consider adding a few features in your walk-in closet to make it a special dressing room rather than just a clothes storage space. Add a fancy rug, a cozy chair, and perhaps a lighting feature like a small chandelier or a modern floor lamp to create a stylish feel. Don’t forget to bring in a full-length mirror as a finishing touch – this could even be attached to the back of your closet door!
Add a Pop of Color
Even if you don’t end up spending a lot of time in your closet, it’s important not to neglect this space. Instead of leaving the walls a boring white, pick up some adhesive wallpaper to create a feature wall. Bring in bright baskets or drawers to add a pop of color to your shelves. If you have a shared closet, consider color-coordinating spaces with paint or curtains.
Your closet can be a cozy place to get ready in the mornings, so why not set up a handy station? If the space allows, you can add the appropriate items to make your morning routine a breeze. Bring in a small vanity, equipped with a mirror and lighting for makeup, or acquire a small espresso stand and adorn it with your favorite brewer, cream, and sweetener. Whatever your morning calls for, a custom closet can be designed to allow you plenty of space to create the perfect morning station in your Sarasota home.
Curtains and Cushion Seating
If a good DIY project is up your alley, then you may consider making curtains or cushions for your new closets. Sew curtains out of any fabric you like, or pick up some premade ones at the store. Hang your curtains on suspension rods to enclose certain shelves and spaces. If you have a bench area or often find yourself perched on top of a set of drawers, sew up a seat cushion to add comfort and style to the space!
Customize Your Closets Today
No matter what your closet needs may be, there’s always a way to meet them with the help of our experts here at More Space Place Sarasota. Call us today for a free in-home design consultation and to get estimates for your new custom closet!
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If you’re looking to build a new storage system in your home, something created with your needs in mind and with a personal flair built in, a custom closet might be the perfect solution for you. A custom closet allows you the ideal setup for your personal storage needs and maximizes the utility of the available space. Here we’ll look at the steps involved in designing a custom closet for your Sarasota home and how to go about doing so.
Step 1: Determine Your Storage Needs
The first step in creating your own custom closet design is thinking about what you’ll need to store. Go through your items and make a written or mental list to determine what kind of storage you’ll need. We all have different lifestyles, which is why when it comes to closets, the “one size fits all” model doesn’t work. Taking an inventory of what items will need to be stored in your closet will help set the groundwork for your design. At More Space Place, our experienced designers work with you to understand your needs and create the most ideal system for your lifestyle.
Step 2: Structure The Space
Once you’ve figured out what will need to be stored, it’s time to plan your closet’s structure. This will partially depend on your available space and the type of closet you have. If you have a walk-in closet, you’ll have more freedom to create an expansive design. If you have a reach-in closet, you won’t have as much space to work with, but there are still plenty of possibilities for a great design. The beauty of creating a custom closet with More Space Place Sarasota is our experts work with whatever space you have available. No closet is too small or awkwardly spaced for a custom project.
Step 3: Design The Layout
The third step is to start creating the layout of the closet storage elements. Here you’ll have many options to choose from. Built-in shelves, drawers, hooks, rods, and baskets are only some of the features you can include. Being able to design a custom closet layout will save you time and stress down the road. The adjustable features make it possible for you to plan a closet that leaves room to expand, downsize, and change with you.
Step 4: Add Your Personal Flair
In addition to the color and finish options you’ll have for your closet elements, you can also add your own personal flair to the design. The perfect finishing touches will really make it feel like your own. Whether this is hanging up an antique mirror you love, using a patterned material for curtain coverage rather than a door, or choosing what color to paint your closet’s walls, these personal touches will be the icing on the cake, adding another level of meaning to the term “custom closet.”
If you’re ready to get started designing your own custom closet, call your local experts at More Space Place of Sarasota today! We start by offering free in-home design consultations and estimates, and we’ll work with you to not only plan your dream closet, but bring it to life as well.