Make Your Own Clothes Organizers with These Basic Elements

Are all of your clothes disorganized and you're not sure how to organize them? We'll give you some great ideas for clothes organizers, made in simple and easy steps and with materials that you will find within arm's reach.
Make Your Own Clothes Organizers with These Basic Elements

Last update: 12 October, 2018

Many times, our closets end up being pits where everything ends up thrown in and messy. Clothes, bags, or even shoes find themselves shoved in to any space we can find. If you want to organize your closet and don’t know where to begin, learn how to make your own clothes organizers.

In this article, we’ll show you some tricks to get all of your clothes in order.

We’ll give you some ideas to organize your clothes with different materials that you probably have at home or could easily obtain. The idea is to recycle objects that you don’t use anymore and give them new purpose. This way, you can get various benefits:

  • Get pleasure from doing physical activities that help you distract your mind and improve your motor skills.

Clothes Organizers that Are Easy to Make

Keeping your spaces clean and organized make you feel good and even save time. With various elements, you can make organizers for every article of clothing and always keep your closet organized. Additionally, aesthetically speaking, it will look much better.

1.- Felt Organizers

Clothes Organizers

This type of organizer is especially useful to store small pieces of clothing that you would normally keep in the bottom drawer and often forget about. This includes underwear and socks.


  • 10 rectangles of felt (30 centimeters long by 10 centimeters high)
  • Silicone gun

How to Make It:

  • Take 1 rectangle and divide it into 3 equal parts 5 inches long.
  • Mark these vertical lines with silicone.
  • Take another felt rectangle and put it on top. This way, it’ll stick on two lines.
  • On the upper piece of felt, divide it into 3 parts.
  • Apply the silicone.
  • Stick another piece of felt on it.
  • Do this until you finish.

How to Use It:

  • Place the organizer inside a drawer.
  • Put an article of clothing inside each space.

2.- Wardrobe with Wooden Crates

Wooden Crates

This organizer is a little bigger and is recommended for when you have a free wall and need shelves for garments and to hand clothes with hangers. You can have a spacious and stylish wardrobe made at home that requires very few materials.

Additionally, you can adapt it for a kid’s bedroom by decorating it with children’s cartoons. You could also go for a more classic or vintage style decorating it with pastel tones. Depending on your taste and necessity, it can vary in size and height.


  • Wooden crates (8)
  • A wooden stick, 1 meter
  • Rings to fasten
  • Sandpaper
  • Paint and a paintbrush

How to Make It:

  • First, sand the crates well on the outside and the inside.
  • Then, paint the crates and wooden stick whatever color you’d like.
  • Stack the crates in two groups of 4 in away that the opening faces straight ahead. Leave about three feet of space in between them.
  • Place the rings in the upper part of the top crate.
  • Put the stick through the rings.

How to Use It:

  • Hang the hangers on the stick.
  • Inside the crates, you can store folded clothes, bags, or whatever else you want.

3.- Organizers with Hangers and Curtain Rings

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To organize your scarves and handkerchiefs, we’ll show you how to make an organizer that will help you save space and have all of your garments organized and within sight.


  • Hanger (1)
  • Shower curtain rings (8)

How to Make It:

  • Simply take the rings and hook them on the hanger. The rings have openings that let them latch on.
  • Hang up the hanger in your closet.

How to Use It:

  • Put a scarf or handkerchief through a hole.
  • Distribute rings throughout the hanger.

You can make beautiful organizers with simple materials that are around your house or easy to find. Not only do they help you organize and take better care of your clothes, but they also help you decorate your room so that it looks great. Give one a try and tell us about your experience!

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