If you love fashion, and you have a respectable collection of clothes, bags, and apparel, you should have a walk-in closet. I mean, I don’t have one but I totally wish I did. If I had a more spacious house or an extra spare room, it would be the first thing I was to create.
Owning a walk-in wardrobe is a dream for many fashion-conscious people out there. As such, if you are fortunate enough to have your own walk-in wardrobe, you should make it as beautiful as possible. I know I would be investing in keeping it looking super special!
Here are a few practical ways to glam up your walk-in wardrobe
Have a Set Budget
Although you should make your walk-in wardrobe as beautiful as possible, you should still be careful with your budget. A walk-in closet remodel may seem like a small job, you’ll be surprised at how much you’ll be able to spend if you’re not careful. Draws, rails, sliding doors, mirrors – it can mount up quickly.
So before you even start remodeling your walk-in wardrobe or closet room, you should have a set budget and stick to it consistently. Even though you do deserve a truly glamorous walk-in closet, it does not make sense to spend your entire life savings on it. Just by keeping a simple one that is tidy and organised, and all spacious and easy to navigate, will be enough.
Lighting Is Key
If you want to glam-up your closet in the best way possible, you should make sure your lighting is on point. Remember that you will need to be able to see yourself perfectly in the mirror, so it is very important that you choose the right lighting.
It is a good idea to use bright yet warm lighting in your closet because it is the best light to test outfits and apply makeup to. It’s more flattering and will work with all types of skintones and colourings.
However, you should not limit your lighting options. Take the time to experiment with your lighting methods, like dimmed lights or spotlights for a start. You could install neon signs in your closet and customise them according to your needs and preferences. The new types of neon signs are very advanced and easy to install. You no longer need to hire experts. Instead, you could just check online for interesting facts about neon lights and learn how to install and customise them to your liking. Some of the most popular ones today have phrases or quotes on them which would work fabulously in a stylish room!
Build Efficient Drawers and Storage Areas
When you build your walk-in closet, it is important that you install as many drawers and storage compartments as possible. Remember that even though your walk-in wardrobe could double as another room or even a catwalk, its main function is still as a storage space. So make it a priority to install as many drawers and storage space as possible.
For organization’s sake, it is a good idea to install your drawers and storage compartments at hip height. If you place them too low or too high from the ground, you will have to squat down or get a stool or box to reach whatever clothes or accessories you need. Overall, if you are going to build your very own walk-in closet, you should always have comfort and accessibility in mind.
Install Multiple Closet Rods
Aside from installing drawers and storage space, you should also install as many closet rod as possible. A closet rod is a horizontal bar wherein you could hang your clothes and other apparel. If you are going to install a closet rod in your walk-in closet, you should be as strategic as possible. Remember that you will have limited space with your walk-in closet., and also consider your own height too. You want to be able to reach every rai without clambering on stools or chairs!
If you want to fully utilise your space, without causing any impediments, it is advisable that you line the walls with a closet rod. That way, you will be able to line the walls with all your clothes and accessories without running into any obstacles.
This set-up will help reduce clutter, and ensure that you can truly walk into your closet. It is important that you take your mirrors into consideration though. Remember that your mirrors are also essential to your walk-in closet, so you should install your closet rod with the mirrors in mind. Install your poles in a way, that they do not obstruct your mirrors.
If you want your walk-in wardrobe room to truly stand out, you could look at incorporating artwork to give some personality to the room. However, you should always take your closet’s size into consideration. Remember that you have limited space, and you will need to be as economical with your space as possible. So you should think twice before you put an 8-foot marble statue into your walk-in closet.
When it comes to incorporating artworks into your closet, it is best to have a minimalist approach. That way, you will be able to beautify your walk-in closet without making it look too cluttered or cramped.
Choose the Right Colour Scheme
One of the best ways you could glam up your walk-in closet is to choose the right colour scheme. When it comes to painting, it is advisable that your colour scheme is light-coloured, which will open up the space visually as much as possible. If your colour scheme is too dark, it will make your closet look small and cramped. By using a lighter colour scheme, your walk-in closet will look more spacious and brighter, and should set a good background colour for any clothing, shoes and accessories colours that start to fill the room!
Treat Mirrors as an Essential
If there is one piece of equipment that is essential to your walk-in closet, it is a mirror. They are very essential because you will be checking your outfit before you go out ideally in the wardrobe room, and a large, clear one will work a treat (it will also make the room look bigger too!).
When you choose a mirror, it should be a full-length one. Avoid mirrors that are either too long or short, because they won’t give you an accurate reflection of you or your outfit.
If you are fortunate enough to have your very own walk-in closet, you should make sure that it is as beautiful as possible. Remember that a walk-in closet is not only a room, but also a status symbol. With these tips, you’ll be able to upgrade your walk-in closet the right way.