A Kinda Christmas Fashion Tale

My secret room

Welcome to our very first linkup as a group of gals who "met" while doing the style challenges run by the lovely (well, I've never met her, but I'm pretty sure she's quite lovely) Alison.  We've decided that we  enjoy working together so much that we came up with a short, 4 part link up that you're more than welcome to participate in (and we're even doing a Christmas exchange!)
 Who knows, you may learn something new or even better, make a new friend.


I LOVE my closet and I've blogged about it extensively before:  house being builtmy favourite shoes or how it looked when we first moved in.  It also doubles as a quiet place for me to read, or a sleepover room for kids, but most of the time it is where you'll find the girls playing and getting into the makeup.  Since my sister and her little family are living with us, we moved Lucia's clothes and vanity into our closet, so I guess its hers now too.

First a look inside (you access our closet by first going through the master bedroom, then the bathroom):
Looking in from bathroom (there's no door)  Those are 12 ft ceilings



Looking into bathroom then master bedroom and Lucia playing in the sink...I think she was giving the legos a "bath"
I like baskets, my husband doesn't.
View into bathroom from closet- the walk in shower was what Dan wanted in the build - the closet obviously being mine :)
                     
The shoe wall- which I didn't bother to tidy. My bad.  On the top shelf you'll see my summer shoe storage along with the 1/2 noodles I use to stand my boots up when they are in storage on the top shelf



I have ongoing projects in the closet that have to do with either decor or organization.  Here are a couple things I have done already:


Hang hooks so that I have a place to lay out my outfits when I'm trying to put them together.
Necklace storage (shower curtain rod/hooks from Walmart)

Collect cute hooks and hanging things for purses/hats
Scarf storage (same rod as the necklace one)

The very top shelf shows where I keep my seasonal clothes. It's crowded and too busy looking so that's one of my projects- purge and then also put in another shelf above the shoe wall.  Might as well use those 12 ft ceilings, right?

this just shows some more of the hooks I've found...I was going for whimsical.  I'm also working on painting for above this area.


I guess that was a little more than a peek into my closet- but ah well.  What would you add/change about this space if it were yours?
Have a great weekend!





Comments

  1. Change?? Not a thing! Wow! You lucky dog you!

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    1. I think I may be too much of a busy-body, always trying find ways to improve things...

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  2. WOW! I am so jealous! Love this closet!!! Makes me want to run home and change some things around :) Thanks for sharing Deena!

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  3. I wouldn't change a thing, and I'd take all your clothes & shoes too :)! I LOVE it! Have a great weekend!

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    1. too bad you are sooooo tall- I love closet sharing

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  4. LOVE it!!! Love the shower rod /curtain hooks idea!! Tring to figure out where I could put something like that!!

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    1. maybe in one of your multiple closets??!!

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  5. Oh my goodness! This is amazing. Thank you for sharing. I have some new ideas that I have gleaned from your pictures!!

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  6. From the first time I saw you post picture in this closet, I had closet envy! That is still true today. I love it. I could live in it...for real!

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    1. Now it only I could get it as organized and as fancy looking as yours!

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  7. well you already know I have serious closet envy, it's no secret. I want to move into your closet and play in all your clothes and shoes!

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    1. and then we could watch a Jays game and have lots of wine.

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  8. you have so much space and so much cool stuff!!!! Nice!!

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    1. Aw, thanks! And thanks for linking up too, you should post with us next time when we talk Winter Hats...which I think is a tuque for us?

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  9. I'm having closet envy! You have so much space and are so organized! I love that you have a window in there too!

    Jill
    www.dousedinpink.com

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    1. Aw, thanks! I would imagine you would have tons of cloths with all the freaking cool outfit ideas you come up with!

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  10. Wow you have a beautiful walk in closet! Love the dark chocolate color you painted the walls. Your shoe collection is so unique!

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  11. I think your closet might be bigger than my bedroom! Good idea on the scarf holder. Mine are just on a hanger with little shower rings. Yours looks much nicer!

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  12. I wouldn't change anything! Seriously, love your closet, but you already knew that :)

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