Welcome to my new series – “Do It In A Weekend”!  Every month or so, I’ll be sharing easy projects that can be completed in a weekend that will make your life easier and will make your home prettier and more livable.  

 

This month, it’s all about utilizing the inside of closet doors for extra storage and organization.  We all have them, so why not put them to good use?

 

15 Ways To Add Storage To The Inside Of A Closet Door

 

Use the back of a pantry door for storing pot lids.  Build your own rack or mount several curtain rods to the back of your door.

Use the back of a pantry door to store pot lids. Multiple curtain rods attached to the door would accomplish the same thing.

Remodeled Kitchen Tour

 

Adjustable shelf strips can be added to back of a closet door and configured to store anything you can think of.  Here it’s used on the back of a door to hold kitchen supplies.

Store kitchen supplies on the inside of a pantry door by using an adjustable shelf strip

BHG

 

Jen used this idea to store her wrapping paper and supplies.  Click on the link below the image to see exactly how she did it.

Store wrapping paper and supplies on the inside of a closet door.

IHeart Organizing

 

I sure could have used this idea back in the days when my daughter was a baby!

Use an adjustable shelf strip to store baby supplies on the inside of a closet door.

Baby Center 

 

Use this system to hold all of your purses.  The system simply hooks to your door.

Store purses on the inside of a closet door

Jokari

 

Probably the easiest storage solution of all, is a hanging shoe bag.  Think outside of the box when it comes to how to use one.  

 

If you have little ones in your house, I bet you can relate to the problem of where to keep all of those stuffed animals.  I think those things must multiply during the night!

Store stuffed animals in a shoe bag on the inside of a closet door.

Image from Mommo Design – Original photo source unknown

 

Here’s another nemesis for a lot of us.   Toys.  These Barbies are hanging on the outside of the closet door, but simply hang the shoe bag on the inside of the door to completely hide them.

Use a hanging shoe bag on a closet door to hold Barbie dolls and their accessories

A Girl And Her Glue Gun

 

Shoe bags are a great option for holding all sorts of little toys.

Hang a shoe bag on a closet door to hold all sorts of small toys

Organize And Decorate Everything

 

Use a shoe bag to hold gloves, mittens, hats and scarves.

Hand a shoe bag on a closet door to hold gloves, mittens, hats and scarves

KSC Designs

 

Save precious under cabinet or shelf storage for something else and keep cleaning supplies at your fingertips.

Store cleaning supplies in a hanging shoe bag on the inside of a closet door

Dee The Creative Mom

 

Shoe bags are great for school and art supplies too.

Hang a shoe bag on the inside of a closet door to hold school and art supplies

A Bowl Full Of Lemons

 

Keep home office clutter to a minimum by storing miscellaneous office supplies on the inside of a closet door.

Store miscellaneous office supplies on the inside of a closet door

BHG

 

The back of this bedroom door holds a little bit of everything.

Store almost anything on the inside of a closet door

BHG

 

Are you a crafter?  Here’s a storage system simply hangs over a closet door.

 Use an over the door hanging armoire to store craft and scrapbook supplies

Scrapbook.com

 

The back of a pantry door makes a great place to store brooms and mops.  These are stored on the back of a cabinet door, but you could do the same thing on a closet door.

Hand brooms and mops on the inside or a cabinet or closet

BHG

 

The possibilities for utilizing the inside of closet doors for storage are endless!

 

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