10 DIY Closets | DIY Formula

10 DIY Closets

Closets of any size can be messy and easy to fill up without actually organizing. There is a DIY closet system for every range, from easy organization and a few tips to building shelves for a walk-in closet. These DIY closet ideas will help add more storage and use the space in any size and shaped closet in the best possible way. They will help you organize all your closets to your personal taste and help you keep your closet looking effortless for a long time.

1. DIY Closet Organizer

This DIY organizer is a great idea for any closet. It includes a closet rod at a height for a child, but that area could have more shelves or left as a large open space. There is a second part that adds even more shelving to the closet if needed.

Level of difficulty: Medium
Duration: 2-3 hours
Materials you need:

• Five Melamine sheets
Wood screws
Wood glue
Closet rod

2. DIY Wardrobe Shelves

For a more secure shelving unit, this tutorial is a great video to watch. The shelves are securely attached to the shelf supports that are nailed to the wall, making these DIY closet shelves easy to install and very customizable to the height you want with only a little effort.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1-2 hours
Materials you need:

Melamine sheet
Nail gun
White paint
Wood screws
Wood glue
Silicone Sealant

3. DIY Closet

Don’t have a closet in your bedroom? Here is a DIY organizer that builds a closet into any corner. It’s fully customizable for any space and can be placed in the middle of the wall or a corner.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1-2 hours
Materials you need:

Plywood
Two-by-fours
Finish screws
180 grit sanding sponge
Mirror
Closet rod
Coat hooks (optional)

4. DIY Walk-In Closet

If you have a spare bedroom, this tutorial walks you through how to turn it into a closet. This video uses melamine boards to create custom shelving for the room, but bookcases could also be used.

Level of difficulty: Hard
Duration: 1-2 days
Materials you need:

Melamine sheets
Two-by-fours
Wooden dowel pins
Sanding block
Wood glue
Wood screws
Drawer slides
Drawer handles
One-by-fours
White paint

5. DIY Closet Build Ins

This DIY closet organizer uses a shelf pin jig to create removable and adjustable shelves. This is a great option for later on when you want to store smaller or larger items, you don’t have to take down the entire organizer or rebuild one. This is also a great alternative if you don’t have a closet and need to build one along a wall.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 4-6 hours
Materials you need:

Plywood
Wood glue
Wood screws
Pocket screws
Wood stain
Shelf pin jig
Shelf support brackets
One-by-twos
Staple gun with staples
Closet rod

6. DIY Hanging Clothes Rack

An easy project is this DIY hanging clothes rack. It can be built to fit along any wall and doesn’t require any woodworking skills or tools. It can also be doubled up for more hanging room or a shoe organizer can be placed below it for more storage.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 30 minutes
Materials you need:

• 2 Ceiling hooks
Chain
Measuring tape
Curtain rod (make sure it is strong enough to hold a lot of weight)
Stud finder
Wire cable ties

7. DIY Simple Wardrobe

Even though this is a simple wood wardrobe, it has a wonderful look to it. The tutorial is easy to follow and creates a great wardrobe for any room.

Level of difficulty: Medium
Duration: 4-6 hours
Materials you need:

Plywood
Wood screws
Wooden dowel pins
Shelf pin jig
Shelf support brackets
Hinges
Coat hooks
Door handles
Wood glue
Sanding block
Wood stain

8. DIY Wire Rack Closet

If you want a closet that doesn’t have wood shelving and is easily adjustable and customizable, a wire rack system is a great alternative. For this DIY custom closet, use wire shelving to keep it organized in a few easy steps and tips. Although a wire shelf does provide a place to hang clothes, there are closet rods that can be added for aesthetics and ease of use.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1-2 hours
Materials you need:

Wire shelving kit
Closet rod support (optional)
Closet rod
Stackable storage bins

9. DIY Closet Makeover on a Budget

This DIY closet makeover requires no special tools or skills. It shows how to organize a closet with prebuilt shelves, while also offering tips on how to make a closet look and feel more organized.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1 hour
Materials you need:

• 2 Stackable shelf organizer
Shoe racks
No-slip hangers
Stackable storage bins

10. Easy DIY Small Closet Makeover

If you want an alternative to closet doors that still looks great, this tutorial uses a shower curtain to create fabric doors for a smaller closet that adds a personal touch with only a little effort. They also use fabric as wallpaper. Add in the other great ideas for organizing a closet, and you have an easy closet makeover.

Level of difficulty: Easy
Duration: 1 hour
Materials you need:

Fabric
Closet lights
Staple gun and staples
Closet organizer
Curved shower curtain rod
• 2 Curtain panels
No-slip hangers
Storage boxes

Conclusion

These DIY closet systems are sure to bring a little more order to the chaos that is rampant in many closets. Let us know which DIY closet system you used to tame your closet and how you personalized it for each room. If you think there is still something to be improved in your room, don’t worry, we got you covered! Here is a list of DIY shoe racks to complete the look of your brand new storage space!

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