Wardrobe: Home decor tips

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Extreme closet makeover :)

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A little piece of shoe heaven :)

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Interior design advice: Wardrobes

It is said that the way to a man’s heart is through his stomach. If that’s the case then the way to a woman’s heart is through a really great wardrobe :) This famous area where we store both clothes and the odd skeleton or two exists in many guises, but not everyone is able to make an entire room into a walk-in closet ala Hollowood wives. So, if you’re not a Hollywood wife, you’ll have to make the best of the storage space you have in your house.

Here is some advice…

If you have a small living space, material can be a solution, and a heavy material connected to the ceiling works best. The good thing about material is that you can wash it and change it easily if you get tired of the colour. You can also match the walls with similar fabrics, which gives a feeling of luxury :)

A smart albeit more expensive variation are sliding doors: they look great and take very little space. There are also beds with storage underneath at Ikea – an excellent solution if you live in a studio apartment. Ikea also have their legendary book case “Billy”, which can easily be changed into a practical shelf for shoes. Just hook up with Billy and hey presto, new and fresh shoe wardrobe ala glamour :)

One final personal piece of advice from me is…CLEAN out all the old. You will never use that dress at the back that you bought in 2005 (even if you think you might :) Cleaning out old clothes is cleansing for the soul – a real Spring feng shui. Out with the old skeletons and in with the things you really use and need. There are lots of options when it comes to wardrobes. It’s just a matter of finding your personal favourite :)

Which one is yours?

LOVE M



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36 Responses to Wardrobe: Home decor tips

  1. Tereza Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 10:37 #

    Yeah, I would love to keep my dresses like this, but dust :), dust all over the place.

  2. Lisa Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 11:20 #

    Fina bilder, själv har jag tagit bort tråkiga garderobsdörrar och hängt gott om draperier istället,, enkelt att byta färg när man vill.
    Kram

  3. Lilli Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 13:44 #

    what a beautiful wardrobe!! Kisses dear and have a nice day!

  4. Laura Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 15:15 #

    I agree with getting rid of old stuff. I generally do one big clean out every year. If it’s too faded or if I no longer like it, or it’s out of style…it’s a gonner! The great thing is that my friends usually love what I no longer love and vice versa! And it’s true…I get to my man’s heart through making food and he always touches mine when he surprises me with new clothes ;)

  5. inner-outerbeauty.com Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 16:36 #

    I am really good at cleaning out my (small) walk-in closet, too good sometimes, since fashion comes back:) But you are right, it is not that likely to use the dress you never use…and as you said,it feels good and one should not underestimate feng shui! It works!
    Xoxo Caroline

  6. navy & orange Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 17:32 #

    these photos are beyond gorg!

    xoxo navy & orange

  7. Lindsey @ arkadian belle woods Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 18:39 #

    Great tips on dealing with small spaces Maria! I could live in these pictures! <3

  8. ElsaD Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 18:51 #

    I love all those images! I do think that knowing when to get rid of stuff is key to optimize space. Also the energy flows much better.

    Also, I’m still working on creating my facebook and other social media support for my blog! I’ll keep u posted.

    Bisous!

  9. Nikki Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 19:59 #

    I love this idea!! Great post:) XX

  10. FASHION TALES Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 20:48 #

    I usually do a purge clean out and when I buy something later get rid of 1 item that I don’t use. I love these beautiful closets and agree you can achieve good organisation with simple fixes. xo :-)

  11. Valentina Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 20:49 #

    Thank you so much for your sweet comment!! Of course I follow you back!
    If you want we can follow also with bloglovin, google+, twitter and facebook?
    Come back soon to visit my blog, I’ll be waiting for you!!
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  12. Myszka Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 21:12 #

    Hi Maria!
    Thanks for your kind words on my blog.
    Yes, I do have a FB page:
    http://www.facebook.com/myszka.themousehouse

    These dresses are just amazing! I could wear them on any occasion:)
    Hugs and blessing from The Mouse House!

  13. Tanja Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 21:19 #

    thank you for your sweet comment on my blog. Your blog ist wonderful. I love it.
    I don´t have facebook or twitter. You can sign in on my blog in my follower list, if you want.
    Hugs to you,
    Tanja

  14. Sparkdrakt Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 21:23 #

    This looks so nice. I really like your photos.

  15. MaJu hand made Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 21:28 #

    Thank you for visiting my blog. Your site is very cool and full of inspiration, therefore, I take you to their favorite blogs.
    I greet
    aneta

  16. Atena Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 21:47 #

    Hello
    Thank you for your visit with me. I do not have FB.
    And here with you beautiful!
    kisses
    Athena

  17. Francesca R Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 22:01 #

    I’d love to do the same!!
    Don’t Call Me Fashion Blogger
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  18. pop champagne Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 22:34 #

    oh wow I love the color palette here! so dreamy!!

  19. Filipa Wednesday, June 6, 2012 at 23:25 #

    what a perfect posting…
    my wardrobe is pretty simple… but my dream is to have a bigg one… with space for everything… like the movies :P
    XOXO

  20. Noelia and Daniel Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 00:05 #

    Thanks so much for your sweet comment!
    We’re definately following you. Yo’ve got a great blog, full of inspirational designs ; )

    Wherever the Sunset is

  21. Vale Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 00:23 #

    Thank you for your nice comment and for following, I am following back on Facebook and if you let me know how to follow also on google friend connect I will also ! I need your inspiration cause I have to decorate a couple of new rooms and I think I am gonna use more of Ikea cause I don’t have a very high budget for those ones…plus I am in love with swedish clean and fresh design ! Kisses

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  22. Leonor Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 01:32 #

    I am speachless!! can’t tell how much I love this pictures!! don’t know if I’m more in love with the wardrobes or with the dresses!! ahahah AMAZING!!
    p.s.->hope you find my Zara jacket for yourself!!:D

    Leonor
    thesparklinglemon.blogspot.com

  23. Design Chic Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 02:22 #

    So many great tips…love the clothing!!

  24. Giusy M. Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 10:05 #

    Thx to follow! I follow you back with bloglovin!

    http://www.cheapandglamour.com

  25. Amy Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 16:19 #

    Gosh where do you find these gorgeous images?! That shot with the shoes are so gorgeous! Pinning it for sure! I’m following you now on twitter! Already following on Bloglovin!!

    http://www.plentyforpennies.blogspot.com

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  26. Amy Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 16:20 #

    Oh, and I’m following you on Pinterest as well! Keep in touch :)

    http://www.plentyforpennies.blogspot.com

  27. El blog mery of the style Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 20:53 #

    Hello happy day.
    Beautiful post love it.
    And love the inspiration.
    kiss.
    http://mary1975.blogs.elle.es/

  28. El blog mery of the style Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 20:55 #

    Hello, I like your post.
    And beautiful inspiration and picture.
    Kiss.
    http://mary1975.blogs.elle.es/

  29. Mia Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 21:29 #

    Tack för titten och dina söta hälsningar!

    Wow vilka underbara inspirationsbilder!!!
    Jag blev alldeles förälskad i det översta klädslåpet..såå ljuvligt!

    Kram
    Mia
    Ps Jag har en FB sida på Lilla Blanka, men uppdaterar den tyvärr aldrig. Har dock en personlig FB sida, Mia Decoy, om du vill bli vän. Där brukar jag uppdatera lite bättre ;)

  30. Elle sees Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 22:29 #

    Breatjtaking

  31. Sylwia Thursday, June 7, 2012 at 23:44 #

    You show us beautiful kitchens in the previous post. I love this style (actually :) ). Thans for your comment.

  32. Suzie Q Friday, June 8, 2012 at 02:25 #

    Such beautiful photos! Definitely inspiration for interior decorating for the bedroom. Your blog is lovely =)

    xoxo,
    Suzie Q
    http://www.StyleCueBySuzieQ.com

  33. navlandstyle Friday, June 8, 2012 at 05:02 #

    cute pics!

    http://navlandstyle.blogspot.ca/

  34. Anu Friday, June 8, 2012 at 07:42 #

    I have a built-in walk-in wardrobe in my apartment and I’m really happy with it. Although I can see some dust on the shelves sometimes…

    Have a great day!
    Anu

  35. Marcela Friday, June 8, 2012 at 16:02 #

    Las sillas Windsor rosas son mis preferidas!!!
    saludos desde Buenos Aires :)
    Marce

  36. Lisa Tuesday, October 29, 2013 at 13:46 #

    Bra tips – tack! :)

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