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Entryway closet ideas are a brilliant way to keep your home organized, but creating an entryway that is both practical and beautiful can be a difficult balance. 

An essential part of the home, an entryway closet is a space that needs to tick all of the boxes: it should be practical, work hard, be easy to organize – and good looking.

Factoring in plenty of closet storage for coats, bags and boots is an essential entryway idea if you don’t have a boot room as it will help keep the hallway clear making the space feel calm, welcoming. Having a clutter-free space will also help set you in a positive frame of mind as you exit the house so that you are ready to tackle the day ahead.

Entryway closet ideas – 10 tips for a clutter-free entrance

From interior details to inventive suggestions for entryway storage ideas, these design-led entryway closet ideas will inspire your scheme. 

1. Make use of every inch

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'There is a plethora of off-the-peg pieces on the market which can help keep hallway storage at bay and add a design feature to an entryway closet,' says Paul Deckland, The Cotswold Company .  

'We recommend choosing pieces that are versatile and work hard for you, for busy family homes, an entryway closet is perfect for housing coats, shoes and keys conveniently by the front door.'

2. Invest in built-in closets for awkward spaces

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'In old houses, you can be left dealing with awkward nooks and crannies that however hard you try, don't fit conventional cabinets and storage units,' says Melanie Griffiths, editor, Period Living. 'This is where it's best to invest in a joiner who can make you a bespoke entryway closet, the benefits far outweigh the costs as you really get to have what suits you and your family best.'

3. Opt for a mix of storage options

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'For a family home, a hallway closest, shoe cupboard and modern entryway bench ideas are perfect to house coats and shoes for all the family,' advises Paul Deckland, The Cotswold Company . 'Using pieces with seating space, is also practical when there are several people leaving the house at once. '

4. Go for a truly bespoke entryway closet

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'The entryway is often an under-appreciated area that offers great potential, both for style and shoe storage ideas,' says Ben Burbidge, Managing Director at Kitchen Makers . 'If space is limited, take a creative approach with built in cupboards and drawers. Try to use every available inch and wherever possible opt for dual purpose; such as a seating area with a shoe storage area underneath. 

An entryway is also the perfect space in which to experiment with color, or to add accents that complement the rest of the house,'

5. Make the most of existing features

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'Some old houses will come with entry closets that were built-in, potentially for different uses to what one may need today, but nonetheless, really useful spaces that can be converted with hanging and drawer storage for all of your entryway storage needs,' says Andrea Childs, editor, Country Homes & Interiors.

6. Go high with your cabinetry 

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'The entryway performs as a gateway to the main house and kitchen,' says Ben Hawkswell, senior designer at Roundhouse . 'Therefore, we needed it to be stylish and hard wearing. Our Rough Sawn Oak textured veneer creates a natural feel, while also being durable, so the owners can be confident that it will stand the test of time in this high traffic space.'

'We took advantage of the high ceilings and built the cabinetry over and around the doorway and created a neat little bench in front of the concealed shoe storage dresser.'

7. Paint your entryway closet in a bold color

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Liven up entryway ideas for apartments by painting the closet cabinets in a vibrant color. Be sure to use a durable, wipeable finish suitable for use on wood as these are high-traffic areas susceptible to knocks and scrapes.

'Create an all encompassing feel by painting your entryway closet and surrounding walls in a deep navy,' says Lucy Searle, editor-in-chief, Homes & Gardens. 'Add in some invaluable shoe storage, a peg rail to keep all your outdoor essentials in order.'

8. Create a two-tone scheme 

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A two-tone scheme is a simple way to breathe new life into any existing hallway paint ideas. This design feature means you can incorporate a splash of bold color with a calmer one, as well as making it easier for you to choose between your favourite colors.

'Rich dark greens have a receding quality that gives the illusion of walls being further away, doing away with the myth that smaller spaces should be painted in lighter colors to make them seem bigger,' says Ruth Mottershead, Creative Director at Little Greene .

9. Use symmetry with your entryway closets

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Symmetry in interior design creates balance and a feeling of calm – and while it is wonderfully elegant in large rooms, it can also create a feeling of enhanced space in smaller rooms, and those that are very busy.

'In this Cotswold farmhouse, each side of the entrance hall is a mirror image of each other creating symmetry,' says Chris Spink, founder of Hush Kitchens . 'Bespoke floor-to-ceiling built-in cabinets stand either side of the door providing a variety of storage options (both closed and open shelving), while useful oak topped benches featuring useful pull-out drawers flank each wall.'

10. Utilize the space under the stairs 

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'For the space conscious, under stairs ideas for a small entryway are just what you need to ensure one of the most cumbersome parts of the house is not being underused,' says Jennifer Ebert, digital editor, Homes & Gardens.

‘Awkward spaces like the one under the stairs present the perfect opportunity to be creative,’ says interior designer Emma Sims-Hilditch . ‘We make a point of devising intelligent entryway storage solutions for our clients to help them to get the most out of their home.’

Under stairs cupboards make great entryway closets, offering height at one end for tall tools and appliances. Plus, they can be painted to match the rest of the home, as demonstrated here. 

How do I organize my entryway closet?

The best way to organize an entryway closet is to make a list of everything you need when you enter and exit your home. Good storage makes or breaks an entryway – and you can never have enough hooks, hangers, cupboard and cubbies to keep all your kit in place.

A mix of open and closed cabinets, shelving, hooks, and shoe racks should all figure in your entryway closet ideas.

Sophie has been an interior stylist and journalist for over 20 years and has worked for many of the main interior magazines during that time, both in-house and as a freelancer. On the side, as well as being the News Editor for indie magazine, 91, she trained to be a florist in 2019 and launched The Prettiest Posy where she curates beautiful flowers for modern weddings and events. For H&G, she writes features about interior design – and is known for having an eye for a beautiful room.

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Take your hall closet from crammed to decluttered with these hall closet organization ideas. They are simple, cheap and creative. You’ll be saying “Why didn’t I think of that?”

What’s in your hall closet? Can you accurately answer this question? Really?

Traditionally, the closet in the front hall was intended solely as a place for coats, jackets and other weather-related items. However, times have changed.

Today, the hall closets in many homes and apartments are filled with an astonishing number of things not even remotely related to coats, hats, or umbrellas. Sporting goods, ironing boards, vacuum cleaners, last year’s Christmas decorations, a dozen spare extension cords–the list goes on and on. If this describes your hall closet, you might be searching for the best way to organize this small, yet crucial space in your home. Wouldn’t you love to get organized and reduce the clutter?

Today we’re sharing helpful hall closet organization ideas for all kinds of closets–whether you’re storing linens, utility items, and cleaners or traditional coats and outerwear. Let these 17 closet before-and-afters motivate you to declutter and straighten up your hall closet space. 

Hall Closet Organization Ideas to Save Space (and Your Sanity)

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What Should Be Stored In A Hall Closet?

It may seem like a no-brainer, but the very first step in organizing your hall closet is simply asking yourself: What should I store in my hallway closet?

It’s true that you can store anything you need to in your hall closet, from outerwear and bags to shoes and extra cleaning supplies. But this question is helpful to consider before you head off to the store to purchase new closet organization shelves, invest in an organization system, or even bust out your DIY tools, because it can be helpful to pare down what you really need to store in your small hall closet. Maybe some of your shoes can be moved into the garage, or maybe you have enough basement storage to store winter coats, hats, and scarves during the warmer months. 

What you store in your hallway closet is ultimately up to you, but ensuring your closet isn’t stuffed to the brim with unnecessary items will help make your life easier when it comes time to implement these organization tips.

The Coat Closet

The coat closet always seems to be an overstuffed mess. Organizing shoes, coats, bags, hats and mittens will help ease the winter morning routine.

1. Hook it up.

A coat closet stuffed full of hangers is always a mess. Those coats never seem to stay put! Swap out a closet rod for a hook hanging system. These coat closets look so much more neat and functional. Plus, kids and adults are more likely to hang their coats on a hook than a hanger.



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This version from The Real Housewives of Riverton accommodates everyone in the house, big and small.

2. Pitch the piles.

Getting your stuff off the floor instantly eliminates visual clutter. On the other hand, shoes thrown at the bottom of a closet create an instant mess.

Try a peg wall for shoe storage. Simplify the morning routine by making sure shoes are right next to their partners and easy to grab. This solution from Saw Dust Girl keeps all footwear in its place.



If you aren’t much of a handy DIYer, add shoe bins to keep kids’ kicks in order. Gina at Camp Clean used clear plastic drawer storage and personalized each drawer with a photo. That’s certainly an easy and adorable shoe organization method.



Do you need some ways to store those winter boots? Here are three simple ways to store boots and save some space.

3. Use every available inch.

Adding behind the door storage adds to your closet’s square footage. Placing bins, baskets or even just simply a hanging shoe rack will give alternative storage space for smaller items.

Chelsea from Two Twenty One added storage to a blank space in her closet by hanging rods with command hooks to the inside of the closet door.



Angela over at blue i style keeps hats and mittens properly placed with an over the door shoe rack.

The combination of baskets and hooks on the door of this closet by Made 2 Make is so functional. This simple addition to her coat closet keeps mail out of the way but also in plain sight.

4. Add shelves wherever you can.

Create more spaces for bins and shoes by adding shelves and cubicles where there would normally be wasted space. Look under or above the space where you hang coats for space for a new shelf.

This coat closet makeover from Green Street has extra storage at the top and bottom of a closet, creating a more functional place to store shoes and other items.



The Utility Closet

There’s nothing like having to dig out cleaning supplies from an overstuffed closet to make you lose all motivation for cleaning before you even begin. If your hall closet doubles as a utility closet, we feel for you. Here are some tips for keeping this shared closet orderly and your supplies right at your fingertips.

1. Pretty up a pegboard.

Placing all your cleaning utensils on a pegboard keeps things off the floor and easy to spot when you need them. Check out this utility closet Missy put together on her blog Lookie What I Did. Such an attractive method to organize her tools.

2. When in doubt, use a basket.

Corral all cleaning supplies into one basket for an easy grab-and-go solution. These designated, room by room cleaning baskets from Home Made by Carmona’s hall closet house specific cleaning items for certain rooms or areas of the home. You can grab and go to the room armed with all the utensils you need to specifically clean bedrooms, bathrooms or your kitchen. Ursula suggested hanging them from a tension rod with hooks. She has even tucked a cleaning checklist in each basket.

Want to include cleaning checklists in your hall closet baskets? Here are some printable checklists to get you started: Daily, Weekly and Monthly Cleaning Checklists for your Whole Home

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Add a tension rod to hang brooms, mops and dusters.

Keep your cleaning supplies from falling all over the place by keeping them up in a handy spot.  Hooks on the back of a door or a tension rod with hooks is a successful storage solution. When in doubt, adding hooks on the back of a door is space saving.

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4. Think outside of the box.

Organization is all about working with what you have to find creative solutions that work for your specific needs. This shoe rack turned into a paper towel holder has your paper towels ready to clean up spills in a jiffy. Maybe not the most necessary organization idea for you, but it is certainly creative!

The Linen Closet

If your hall closet is home to linens, we have some ideas for you, too. Linen closets are usually a small space in every house, so it becomes very easy to just stuff in sheets and towels and forget about it. Once that door closes, the mess is out of sight and out of mind–until you have to find what you’re looking for the next time you go in there.

Having items in bins and baskets creates a more organized space and a linen closet where anyone can put away linens easily. Here are a few linen closet organization ideas to try.

1. Roll instead of fold.

In a home with children, and even for some adults, folding towels and fitted sheets into the perfect square is a chore in itself. So why not roll your linens? Just as it does in a suitcase, the rolling method creates more space and you do not have to worry about an imperfect fold. Carmel from Our Fifth House rolls fitted and flat sheets and sticks them into fabric bins.

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2. Did we mention baskets?

Whether you roll or fold your linens to organize them, grouping similar items in baskets will add extra space to every shelf in your closet. Try placing small items in a basket or an under shelf crate to maximize your shelf area and keep you organized.

3. Invest in item-specific organizers.

Add space for unique and hard-to-organize items in your hall closet by seeking out specific organizers sold online or at a home goods store. For example, you’ll never misplace your gift wrapping supplies again after buying one of these mounted wrapping paper caddies.

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Bonus: On the topic of gift wrapping, here gift bags are organized by being suspended under a wire rack with hooks. If you have wire shelving in your hall closet, have you ever thought to hang hooks from the bottom for extra storage? Inventive!

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4. Divide and conquer.

Tricia and Jason at Simplicity in the South use dividers in their linen closet to keep sheets organized and in place. Dividers like this would also be perfect for towels, too. A stack won’t fall out of place when a divider has got its back.


Read Also: 8 Linen Closet Storage Hacks to Help You Stay Organized

How to Organize Your Multi-Purpose Hall Closet

What happens when you live in a small space and only have one closet that has to store everything? If you live in a home where your hall closet is a small, but mighty multipurpose storage space, here are some solutions from my own closet makeover to keep everything organized and easy to find.

1. Unify the space with a color theme.

Here is my family’s hall closet. It serves as extra pantry space, the pet supply area, a linen closet, a utility closet, and a game storage space. As you can see, the before was a mess of everything all over the place.

Creating a color scheme sounds silly, but here is my “after.” Since this closet is a drop zone for so many different items, creating a unified color scheme helps it look less cluttered. Do you agree?

I rolled linens into attractive baskets, placed similar pantry items into cute bins, and organized all of the paper products together. This color-coded bin method isn’t only more efficient, but it also simply looks like the closet is well organized and helps my family find what they are looking for.

2. Create zones.

I dedicated zones in my hall closet–basically corners and shelves–to a certain purpose. I now have a game/kids area, a pantry space, a linen area, and a space for cleaners. This closet organization hack helps me find what I need quickly because I know what section of my multi–purpose closet to go to when looking for a specific item.

3. Eliminate the extra.

Is there anything in your closet that can be consolidated or gotten rid of completely? As we mentioned earlier, try to rid yourself of unnecessary items, bulky boxes, or storage containers that take up too much room during the closet organization process. For example, removing the games from their boxes added more shelf space in my closet. Having them stored in smaller containers makes them easier to pull out and put away, and it also rids the closet of a lot of extra clutter and chaos.

This method of eliminating the excess in your hall closet also extends to items like batteries and paper products. Why keep the bulky and oddly shaped battery packaging when I can fit the batteries into a concise bin that matches the rest of my closet? Changes like this help the space look much more organized.

Need some guidance on getting rid of unnecessary items? Our article on The Konmari Closet Method is a great place to get started.

4. Add labels!

There’s nothing worse than taking the time to purge and organize a closet space if your family is just going to destroy it again after a week or so of use. Adding some easy-to-make labels can keep your sanity and your family members in the loop once you’ve finished organizing your hall closet. If you can’t see what is in the basket or bin, label it. This helps you find what you need quickly and also helps other members of your household keep the closet as orderly as they found it.

Are you organizing pantry items in your closet? Get free pantry labels here.

5. Organize board games with office supplies.

Instead of only looking for bins and baskets in the organization area of the store, a great organizational tip is to search in office supply section or the bathroom storage aisle, too. The perfect resolution for an organization problem may be where you normally wouldn’t look. For example, these document folders ended up being the best storage solution for board games and puzzles.

Small office storage bins keep tiny pieces within reach while these mini file folders were practically made for Monopoly money.

Hall Closet Organization Systems to Keep Stress at Bay

An organized hall closet can be the first step to keeping the rest of your home in order. When you have an orderly and attractive storage space that organizes everything you need, it may inspire you to keep up with your scheduled chores, and get other family members inspired to declutter, too–making it a win-win all around.

All organized? The next step is maintaining your new organizational system. Check out our article on How to Clean a Closet and KEEP It Organized for some helpful tips. 

This post was first published on 8/9/2017, was revised on 4/30/2020, and was updated on 9/23/2022 to provide new information.

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The house can be allocated a separate room for clothes, shoes and accessories. But the owners of a small living space also do not need to part with the dream. RBC Real Estate has collected tips on arranging a dressing room in a typical apartment

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A small utility room is found in many old houses, and sometimes architects include it in new apartments. In the pantry it is customary to store a vacuum cleaner and cleaning products, skis used once a year and things that you do not need, but “suddenly come in handy”. If this is the case, feel free to disassemble the trash and get rid of the excess. A couple of square meters is enough for hangers, shoe racks and a mirror on the wall.


This example will appeal to those who have bought an open-plan apartment and are building walls themselves. Allocate the necessary area for the dressing room, it can be adjacent to the bedroom or living room. Conveniently, unlike living rooms, you don't have to worry about lighting through windows. There will be enough artificial light in the dressing room.


If you like to pick up your outfits in daylight, it's best to take care of moving the dressing room to the window. The easiest way to do this is in corner apartments, where there are two of them on adjacent walls. Keep in mind that by separating one of the windows for a small dressing room, you will significantly reduce the level of natural light in the remaining space; consider additional light sources in advance.


Any built-in wardrobe against the wall will take up more space and reduce the room. The solution is to hang open shelves and make overhead compartments. This photo is an excellent example of the rational use of space. At the exit from the bedroom, the designer has equipped a full-fledged dressing room, where a dressing table fits, and a staircase leads to the mezzanine, which looks like a decorative element. The disadvantage of this format is the dust that will inevitably collect on open things, so many people prefer to close such wardrobes with doors.


You can also separate part of the bedroom under the dressing room with the help of curtains. To do this, stretch the cornice between opposite walls. It will hide hanging or built-in shelves and clothes rails. A great option for a small room where you don't want to put a bulky closet.


Curtains can be moved a little further from the wall to leave room for maneuver. When they are open, the dressing room is well lit, and the rest of the time it is closed from prying eyes. You can arrange such a room on the side or at the head of the bed, as in the photo.


If you have a covered balcony or loggia, they are perfect for organizing your wardrobe. An inexpensive option is clothes on floor hangers and shoes on shelves. If you want to avoid dust, make built-in closed cabinets. An indisputable plus is a lot of light. Keep in mind that this option is only suitable for fully heated balconies, it is unlikely that anyone will like to change clothes at sub-zero temperatures in winter.


For a room with clothes, it is not necessary to limit a large space of a rectangular or square shape. Try to locate the dressing room in a small corner of the apartment, which can be separated by partitions, sliding doors or curtains. It is important to consider not only the internal content, but also the use of walls from the outside, so as not to lose functional meters.



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The problem of storing personal belongings occupies an important place in the organization of living space. Traditionally, wardrobes are used for this purpose, but a dressing room can be a much more convenient solution. And it is not at all necessary to allocate a large room for clothes - any corner with an area of ​​\u200b\u200b2 sq.m. The rational design of the dressing room will ensure the effective use of each free area, allowing you to forget about bulky wardrobes, chests of drawers and mezzanines.

Dressing room in the bedroom

In houses and apartments where a separate dressing room was not provided initially, it is easiest to arrange it in the bedroom, separating it with sliding compartment doors or any other wall. The role of a barrier can be performed even by a high (up to the ceiling) cabinet or a rack with a passage.

Darkened frosted glass with sandblasted patterns will look very modern. The advantages of this option are the environmental friendliness of the material, its ability to transmit sunlight and the minimum thickness.

Arranging a dressing room in a bedroom with a non-standard shape will balance the geometry of the room. Behind the screen, it is easy to hide the excessive length of the walls, the presence of niches or ledges, using each feature of the architecture to the fullest.

Dressing room in the closet

Even in very small apartments, where there can be no question of a special room for clothes, at least 1-2 sq.m. sometimes reserved for storage. Often this space is ignored, but if desired, it can be easily turned into a comfortable dressing room.

It is worth adding a mezzanine, narrow side shelves, lower drawers and metal rods to an ordinary 1x1 m niche, and it will become a great alternative to an expensive wardrobe, which would still have nowhere to put.

It is recommended to use a mini dressing room with access to the corridor for outdoor and seasonal clothes, winter shoes, bags - this will help relieve space in living rooms. This solution is also preferable from the point of view of hygiene rules.

Having a larger pantry opens up a wide range of planning possibilities, but requires a thoughtful approach to the location of storage systems. It is also very important to take care of sufficient ventilation of the room, protection of things from moisture, insects, animals and odors.

Dressing room layout

Depending on the area, the location of door and window openings, the number of things and the owners' own preferences, the layout of the dressing room can be done in different ways. Each of the presented options is characterized by certain features that make it suitable for a particular type of room.

Linear layout

Reminds a familiar wardrobe, with the only difference being that there are either no doors at all, or a floor-to-ceiling partition is installed instead, and inside there is free space for moving along the shelves. This arrangement of the dressing room is ideal for installation in a rectangular room along a blank wall or around a doorway.

Parallel layout

Optimal solution for elongated corridor-type rooms, with a window or a large mirror opposite the door. In this case, the shelves and hangers are located on opposite walls, so that all things remain in sight, they are easy to get to, and the spaciousness of such a dressing room can only be envied.

The presence of a window opening solves the issue of ventilation and daylight, so it is a parallel layout that can be recommended when initially designing a dressing room in an apartment or house drawing.

U-shaped layout

Is one of the most convenient options when arranging large wardrobes. To make it convenient to use the side walls, the central part must have a length of at least 1.5 m.

Corner layout

Allows efficient use of space in rooms with limited space - bedrooms, hallways, nurseries, attics. Placement of storage systems at an angle 90° makes it possible to store twice the amount of things compared to a conventional line cabinet.

You can separate the dressing room using sliding compartment doors - both standard and radius (semicircular). For high rooms, plasterboard or plywood partitions with a doorway are suitable, curtains and screens are different.

Arrangement of storage systems

Before furnishing a dressing room with furniture, it must be prepared taking into account all the requirements. First, it must be a completely dry, ventilated area. It is undesirable to store clothes through the wall with a bathroom, kitchen or in the outer corner of the building, especially if it gets wet and is poorly lit by the sun. In the absence of a window, a ventilation opening with a fan will help to organize the correct microclimate, which will turn on automatically at specified intervals.

The second important criterion is isolation from extraneous odors. To give things a pleasant aroma, you can put pillows or bags with dry herbs to them: lavender, mint, linden flowers. Essential oils of plants will also protect clothes from the appearance of moths and other insects, and in order to protect your favorite wardrobe items from encroachment by pets, you should tightly close the lower shelves and doors.

As for the actual storage systems, you can either buy ready-made designs, or purchase components and do the installation yourself. The choice of wardrobes in furniture stores is quite wide: from luxurious cabinets made of lacquered solid wood to chipboard and plain plywood. The utilitarian purpose of the room does not set high criteria for the aesthetics of shelving and hangers, but the quality of fittings, moving elements and fasteners should be given the closest attention.

To ensure a convenient arrangement of things, it is necessary to consider the required number and dimensions of certain compartments. For example, in a women's wardrobe, the height of the hangers should accommodate floor-length dresses, which is at least 1.6-1.8 m. The same height is recommended for outerwear. For jackets, shirts, 1.2 m will be enough. The optimal size of the shelves is 30-35 cm. The depth of the cabinets is calculated based on the width of the shoulders, and can vary from 50 to 70 cm.

suitcases, pillows and blankets. Above eye level, you can arrange shelves for hats, bags, umbrellas, gloves. The middle sections are occupied by hangers and shelves, under them are chests of drawers with drawers for linen, at the very bottom - nets and boxes with shoes. The latter is conveniently stored in an inclined form, at an angle of 45-60 °, as well as in rotating radial structures.

Proper wardrobe lighting will make it easier to find what you need. For natural color reproduction, it is desirable to choose a neutral or warm white spectrum of lamps. In addition to the bright overhead light, spot LEDs that can be mounted in shelves will not interfere. Instead of ordinary lamps in the dressing room, small spotlights will be appropriate, the direction of which can be changed at your discretion.

Useful extras

In addition to storage systems in the form of racks, drawers and hangers in the dressing room, you can not do without other auxiliary items. What exactly do you need to comfortably and quickly put together an image for work, walking or going out?

Ironing board - no one will notice it when folded, especially if you hide this useful thing in a narrow niche between wardrobe sections. Additionally, you need to install an outlet and find a place for an iron, while strictly observing fire safety rules.

Folding ladder is needed to get the right thing from the upper "floors". And if an ordinary chair or stool can cope with this function in a small dressing room, then a light metal staircase will be indispensable for high rooms.

Organizers for jewelry, hairpins, ties, belts and other jewelry keep small details in plain sight and always at hand to add the last flair to the finished ensemble.

Full-length mirror is an essential attribute of a full dressing room. It can be installed in a free recess, make a mirrored door, or attached to a partition from the inside.

Side light sources should be located 8-10 cm on either side of the mirror, slightly below eye level, and another lamp directly above the mirror. Thus, the face and figure of a person will be illuminated without the formation of shadows that distort the appearance.

Dressing room finishing

Although the dressing room is usually hidden from prying eyes, even it can not do without a minimum finish. Given the purpose of this storage room, you can use the simplest materials. The main thing is that they do not accumulate dust and moisture, and also do not interfere with the free circulation of air.


The floor in the dressing room can be exactly the same as in the living room, bedroom or nursery. Suitable wooden boards (including unpainted), parquet, laminate, cork. It is worth giving up carpet and rugs - small villi from woolen clothes, fur collars, pieces of thread, and just dust can clog into them.


The only requirement for the walls in the dressing room is that they do not crumble, otherwise sand with cement or lime can stain things. Suitable ordinary painting, inexpensive decorative plaster, paper wallpaper. The footage of this room is usually small, so it is advisable to choose a light color - white, yellowish or beige.


The ceiling does not play a big role in the design of the dressing room, so it can be left completely unfinished (especially if the rest of the design is made in the loft style).

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