The Office Closet
Can you hear the hallelujah chorus right now?
I sure can.
My husband and father-in-law built me beautiful white “floating” shelves for my office closet!
Before this there was a jumbled mess of wire shelving with tons of wasted space. I wanted to start from scratch and add a few deep floating shelves for easy storage – and I love how it turned out! I love having open space to store things AND to be able to see what is in there!
I divided the sections up by category (hair, nails, makeup, etc.). A few sections of the shelves are for office supplies or extra things that didn’t necessarily need a specific category, but I really like having specific places for the main contents of the closet.
My friend Jordan wrote out the words on the chalkboard tape (because my handwriting is a complete disgrace, if you ask me) and I almost fell over from pure joy after she wrote the labels. Ask her, she’ll tell you.
I’m still messy and a pile-creator at heart, but it is really nice to have an organized and totally functional closet!
A few details about it:
-The closet shelving is just white closet shelves from Home Depot that my husband and father-in-law cut to size. They also added a lip to the end so I had a wider area to adhere the tape to.
-My original intention was to paint the ends of the shelves with chalkboard paint but I couldn’t bite the bullet so I found chalkboard tape at The Container Store and it’s working perfectly. Jordan wrote on the tape with a chalkboard marker that I had already.
-There are supports below the shelves but they aren’t ideal for holding REALLY heavy things. I don’t plan on putting heavy things in there so it wasn’t a problem for me, but if you store heavy things I’d recommend searching Pinterest for floating shelves with supports.
-A lot of the boxes and containers you see on the shelves are from Ikea, HomeGoods, Target or Marshall’s. (nail polish organizer, glass jar, glass boxes with black metal (similar from Target), white trays from HomeGoods)
Check out another glimpse of my office here!