Christina's Corner // How to Fold Clothes to Maintain an Organized Closet

Christina's Corner // How to Fold Clothes to Maintain an Organized Closet

Hello everyone and welcome to another week in Christina’s Corner! We often discuss the Modular Closet’s accessories or systems but what’s the point of having an organizational system if you don’t utilize it properly? So, today we are going to talk about my best tips for neatly storing clothes, specifically in a kid’s closet. 

I Couldn’t Do This Alone!

In the video attached to this blog post, you will notice that I had a lovely assistant. Ava McClure and her twin sister Alexis were a huge help in filming this series. They graciously allowed me to use their closet to demonstrate. 

The Struggle is Real!

When you have kids, sometimes it can be a bit of a struggle to keep their closets cleaned and organized, even if you have a Modular Closet system. Kids just don’t care about cleanliness as a general rule, but that doesn’t mean that they can’t learn to be organized. It just may take a little practice and patience. I have learned in my years working on organizational projects with kids that they love to help and be a part of the process.

If you encourage your kids to be involved and teach them where things go in the closet, they may surprise you and become mini organization gurus. 

Keep it Simple.

We focused mainly on folding pants and leggings in the video and I really think that this is one of the easiest things that you can teach a kid to do. The technique that I use is simple and when you’re done, they will be able to see all of their pants instead of stacking them on top of each other. This can help them learn where certain items of clothing go when they are putting them away and also give them a sense of independence when picking out their clothes.

Building a Foundation is Key. 

They may not be able to reach the top shelves or even fully understand how to fold yet, but if you start by giving them little tasks like putting their shoes away, then you build a foundation for organization. 

Don’t Put Too Much Pressure on Them.

Of course, no closet needs to be perfect, especially not a kid’s closet. All I am saying is that I don’t think we give our kids enough credit. They are capable of learning how to be neat and how to clean up after themselves. You can even use a label maker or picture cards to help your kids learn how to keep their spaces organized.

I Want To Hear From You!

How do you help your kids keep their closet organized? Do you have systems in place to help them? Are you at a total loss and need help? You can always email me at christina@modularclosets.com and I will gladly give you some guidance.

Don’t forget to follow Modular Closets on Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest! We are also on YouTube and you can subscribe to our channel here! If you missed my last blog post, you can read it here

Happy Organizing! 

-Christina Giaquinto




Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Christina's Corner

How To Stay Organized This Holiday Season
How To Stay Organized This Holiday Season

November 18, 2021

The holiday season is approaching, and our Resident Organizer Christina is here to give you her top tips for managing the holidays with ease! No matter what you celebrate, this time of year is all about sharing special moments with family and friends. Read on to learn Christina's first tip, and be sure to keep up with Christina's Corner throughout the month for a new tip every week!

View full article →

Fall Back without Falling Behind: How to Prepare for the End of Daylight Savings
Fall Back without Falling Behind: How to Prepare for the End of Daylight Savings

November 03, 2021

It’s that time of year when the sky begins to darken earlier and earlier, and that crisp fall air becomes more chilling with every passing day. Daylight savings is ending. We gain that hour of sleep we lost in the Spring, and now's the perfect time to fine-tune our routine. Christina’s here this week to give you her top tips for staying in good form while we change the clock -- and how you can make it work in your favor!  

Read on to learn how you can save time as daylight savings ends!

View full article →

How to Keep Your Home Spooky Clean This Halloween
How to Keep Your Home Spooky Clean This Halloween

October 27, 2021

The fall holiday season kicks off this weekend with Halloween. Between your spooky decorations, candy set up and clean up, this weekend could be daunting (and haunting you) in more ways than one.

Take the stress out of the weekend by planning ahead with Christina's tips for how to manage those buckets of candy, and how you can involve your kids in cleaning up before their sugar rush ends. Your house will stay fun and organized before you can say BOO. 

View full article →

Want to speak to someone? Call (855) 976-9091

x
<< Back
01.

CLOSET STYLE


What kind of closet do you want?



02. YOUR CLOSET


What would you like in your closet?

03. CLOSET MEASUREMENTS


Got measurements?

03. MEASUREMENTS


Leave blank any measurements that aren't relevant to your closet

04. ABOUT THE DOOR


What kind of door do you have?

04. ABOUT THE DOOR


Which way does it swing?

05. YOUR INFO


I am a...