IKEA Hack: Billy Bookcases for a Small Closet

This small, 5x5 walk-in closet was in dire need of a makeover! The builder-basic system just didn't work.

Inexpensive Billy bookcases from IKEA helped, but...

the space still wasn't well-used. Wait until you see how a little rearranging helps!

The closet has a small bump out so the cabinets with the doors can't open in the back corners.

So we placed the open shelves in the back, and the shelves with the doors in the front. The bookcases needed to be painted to.

Next, we attached two hanging rods between each Billy bookcase. This added 4 inches of hanging space in the closet!

Another shelf around the top of the closet adds storage for off-season clothing and luggage.

Next, a hanging rod was added above the bump out to hang jeans with S hooks.

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