Create a floor-to-ceiling closet by attaching rods and shelves to a wall, then draping off the area with a set of curtains. Define your storage needs, then choose the best spot—here we moved the bed to the center of the room and built the closet on the wall behind it.
Organization was especially important to this homeowner, so she added four white boards to her space to make sure she didn't miss anything. Below the organization station, there is a modern, gold glass-top table with modern accessories for that unique touch. Floor pillows are stacked beside the table for extra seating.
A combination of open and closed storage makes organization a cinch in this butler's pantry. Rustic cabinets fill one side of the space with center glass cabinets to display favorite china, while the opposite wall has open cabinets with wicker baskets for easy-to-stow storage.
Keep your office organized by creating a magazine file for catalogs you want to keep for later reference, and another for incoming new magazines. It keeps the magazine clutter out of the rest of the house, and if it’s in the file, you know you haven’t read it yet.
In the playroom, a wall full of cabinets keeps the space organized, while the chalkboard wall gives the kids an element of customizability in their room. The table and chairs gives the children a place to work, and the rug adds a softness to the clean design. Finally, large French doors allow in plenty of natural light.
This organized home office is conveniently located in a kitchen nook, which gives the adults of the house a central place to pay bills and take care of business, as seen on HGTV's Design Star. "Nobody's dream is to have their kids' stuff strewn all over the kitchen," judge Vern Yip says. "Just because it's supposed to look lived-in doesn't mean it has to look messy."