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Organise your cupboards in time for spring


Make the most out of your cupboard space with these handy cupboard organisation tips.

Spring is finally here and it's time to pack away those bulky winter clothes so that you can make space for your spring/summer wardrobe. This can, however, feel like a bit of a daunting task, especially if you're not sure where you're going to put all your shoes and clothes.

To make your wardrobe's transition from winter to spring a little bit easier, we've put together some handy tips to help you organise your cupboard in time for spring:

1. Don't wear it? Don't keep it!

We're all guilty of keeping various items of clothing 'just in case' we ever decide to wear them again and yet seasons come and go, and they never see the light of day. Well, for your cupboard's spring clean it's time to say goodbye to those largely ignored, long term cupboard residents, in order to make space for your new clothes and shoes. Doesn't fit you? Throw it out. The wrong colour? Throw it out. Your mom's old coat which is 4 decades old? It's time to say goodbye.

Any clothes or shoes which are in good condition and can still be worn should be donated rather than thrown away. You can donate your old clothes to organisations such as Jo'burg Child Welfare and Nkosi's Haven.

2. It's all about the storage

When it comes to your cupboard, it's important to keep in mind what type of storage to use, after all, unless you have a walk-in cupboard, you're probably faced with limited storage space.

- You can store clothes that you aren't currently wearing in plastic storage boxes, which will help you save space and keep them in good condition for the next season, as they are airtight and can be stacked on top of each other in your cupboard. This will also make more space available for the clothes that you are currently wearing.

- Shoes that you don't wear often or that need to be well looked after can be stored in storage boxes at the back of your cupboard to make space for the shoes you wear.

- Look at storing the formal suits/dresses at the back of your cupboard and in outfit bags, so that they remain dust-free and safe from moths until you decide to wear them again.

You can click here to find some storage products to help you save space in your for your cupboards.

3. Organise things in a way that suits YOU

The way in which you organise your cupboard will have a great effect on how much space you can save and how easily you can find items of clothing. By organising your cupboard according to your own needs and specifications, you can save yourself time and space.

- Baskets are a great way to store items, such as underwear, in your cupboard. You can also label the baskets to help you identify them much more easily.

- Shelf and drawer dividers are a great way to make more out of the space available and are also great for separating and organising different items of clothing.

- Tiered hangers are a great way to get more hanging space in your cupboard. They also help organise your hanging area as you can hang similar items on one hanger, making them easy to find.

- Shoe racks are a great way to store and organise your shoes in your cupboard as you can organise them by importance or function, all while making the most out of your cupboard's floor space.

You can click here and here to look at products which can help you organise your cupboards.

Hopefully, these handy tips will inspire you to get to work transforming and organising your cupboards to ensure that they're ready for spring.

If you're looking for a custom wardrobe solution contact Tanya on 011 477 5408 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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