3 Easy Ways to Give Your Closet a Makeover

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Closet Makeover 3 Ways

Transform your closet from an unnoticed place to stash your things into a treasured wardrobe of blissful organization. Here are three ways to beautifully revamp your closet. We’ll paint the closet, add decorative hooks and then attach colorful over-sized decals to the closet walls. No more drab closets!

Here are the steps to your closet makeover.

Closet Makeover

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Painting Materials


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Step 1

Clear your closet of items.

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Step 2

Tape off the trim and shelving with painter’s tape.

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Step 3

Load your paint brush with paint and cut in along the trim, shelves and corners of the closet.

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Step 4

With a paint-loaded roller, fill in the closet walls.

Step 5

Repeat Steps 3 and 4.

Allow the paint to dry, and remove the painter’s tape.

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Add Decorative Hooks

For bit more dazzle (and organization) in your closet makeover, add some decorative hooks.

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Step 6

Remove the closet rod and hardware from the closet walls.

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Step 7

Measure across the closet’s back wall.

Determine how many hooks you’d like to have across the wall.

Divide this number by the length of the wall and make a mark where the hook should be centered.

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Step 8

Using a power drill, screw the hooks to the wall.

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Add Wall Decals

For a closet makeover that will be the envy of all who see it, read on!

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Step 9

Measure length and width of the wall beneath your hooks.

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Step 10

Divide the area of the closet wall beneath the hooks evenly and mark your divisions.

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Step 11

Peel the decal backing off slightly, and position it on the wall over your mark.

Peel the remainder of backing off, and smooth it over the wall.

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Step 12

Repeat Step 11 for the remainder of your vinyl decals.

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And that’s your 3-step closet makeover.

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