Our 100 year old apartment comes with very small closets. Instead, we have 13 doors and 3 radiators in under 1,000 square feet. So, Rob and I share about four feet for all our clothes.
To make matters worse, I never set it up properly either. All the things I wore everyday were up on top where I couldn't reach them. Rob's clothes were in a huge pile. All the vertical space at the top of the closet was empty. And we just had way too much.
Now everything is in order! Click here to see the finished results. I stacked extra pillows and quilts up high on one side to use some of that extra space on the top. I moved Rob's clothes into the middle where he can grab them easily and my sweaters down to the bottom where I can reach them. Dumped all the unwieldy bathing suits and athletic clothes in a bin. Plus, we took four enormous bags to be sold at the consignment store. Everything is now in a place that makes sense. I love it!