Alternate Uses for Closet Space

Posted on Feb 8 2013 - 12:03pm by Jessica Johnson


iStock_000011919759XSmallMost people need all the closets they’ve got to store clothes, coats, sheets, and piles of unused Christmas gifts.

But if by some chance you happen to have an extra closet on your hands or are so organized you might not need all the storage you’re currently using, there are many other uses for those nooks and crannies.

It turns out you can put closets to all sorts of creative uses, from creating a nursery to installing a mini kitchen. Photos from around the Web reveal how much these changes can enhance your living space. Check out these great ideas.

Make your closet into an office.

Convert your closet into a laundry room.

Change your walk-in closet into a nursery (here’s another nursery example).

Install a bunk bed in a closet to make a kids’ room.

Sleep snugly in a closet bedroom.

Turn your closet into a library.

Create a playroom in a closet.

Cook up a mini kitchen in a closet.

Snuggle up in a closet reading nook.

Transform a closet into a mini mudroom.

What have you done with your closets? What would you create if you had a closet to spare?

Jessica Johnson


About Jessica Johnson

Marketing Director (formerly)
Extra Space Storage

After an internship with a marketing company changed her passion from computer science, Jessica obtained her Bachelor's Degree in Marketing. Now Marketing Director for Extra Space Storage, Jessica oversees all of the company's social media profiles and is in charge of all brand marketing efforts.

Jessica, an avid goal setter, reads three books each month. Another of her goals, doing something new each year, has brought her to become SCUBA certified, playing in a kickball league, learn to fly fish, and volunteer at the Sundance Film Festival. She also enjoys traveling and trying different and exotic foods.

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