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Organising tips for shared walk-in closets

For narrow walk-in closet space, use an IKEA ELVARLI white sectional open closet solution with hangers and closed drawer units. Arrange the solution in the middle of your closet so you can use the wall space to mount shelves and for more organisation opportunities.

Everyone needs a space to call their own — even in shared closets or narrow spaces. Arrange an open storage wardrobe in the middle of the room, follow a few organisation tips, and you’ll be able to divide your space no matter how small or narrow.

IKEA ELVARLI open wardrobe storage system comes with durable bamboo shelving surfaces to create an attractive display. The adjustable shelves and clothes rail make it easy for you to customise the space according to your needs.

Place your open wardrobe in the middle of the room by using floor to ceiling posts. A drawer can face one side, while the other pair faces the opposite. This creates an airy division, and you can weave in and out underneath the hangers.

IKEA STÄLL white shoe cabinet comes with four compartments that can hold up to two pairs of shoes per compartment. Tilt open the shelf by pulling on the square-shaped slot.

Don’t let this narrow cabinet fool you: it only takes up a little bit of space, but can hold many pairs of shoes.

IKEA LIXHULT narrow red metal cabinet locker has a magnetic door so you can hang note sand reminders. There is a shelf inside, and a rail on the inside of the door to store thin items, notepads and more.

Lock up a few of your belongings and sport equipment in this small standout piece. The doors are magnetic too, so you can post reminders.

IKEA LACK white wall shelf is 110 centimeters in length. Mount multiple shelves onto the wall and customise the height between each shelf. Store sports equipment, yoga mats and more on the open storage shelves.

When your wardrobe is in the middle of the room, you can use your walls for more storage space. Mount shelves and hooks to hang up sports equipment (or even a surfing board!) This frees up floor space — and also turns your everyday items into display pieces.

Use multiple IKEA SKÅDIS white pegboards to hang your jewelry and accessories, using add-on white shelves, hooks, pegs and elastic coords.

Why not use SKÅDIS pegboards to hang your jewelry collection? Pin on a few shelves to hold your wallets and chunky bracelets.

IKEA LACK white wall shelf is 110 centimeters in length. Mount multiple shelves onto the wall and customise the height between each shelf. Store sports equipment, yoga mats and more on the open storage shelves.

Shelves aren’t just for books and picture frames: you can mount a column of ledges to hold your handbags. Having them out on display makes it easy to coordinate outfits on the spot (and easier to grab for a last-minute dinner date!)