Style

How To Pack Your Entire Closet For A Move

May 13, 2015 by Claudia Saide
shefinds | Style

I hate packing my closet for a move just as much as the next person, but if you do it efficiently, it's definitely not as stressful. Plus, the more you move, the better you get at it. I moved three times in the past six years, and while I'm no pro, I've definitely learned some things along the way. So before you begin to bug out, check out these nine tips that should make packing up everything in your closet a wee bit easier. Oh, and good luck!

Use garbage bags for your hanging clothes.

Instead of spending money on wardrobe boxes, or wasting time folding up everything in your closet to put into boxes, grab a large trash bag and pull it around your clothing from the bottom, securing the top so the hangers don’t fall in.

Seal in drawers with plastic wrap.

Avoid having to fold and refold all of your clothes by tightly wrapping your drawers in plastic wrap—Saran wrap works really well, and so does this one by Kirkland.

Fill an empty egg carton with your rings.

Place a cotton ball into each cup for padding, than wrap the entire carton in plastic wrap.

Use straws to pack your necklace chains...

It’s the easiest way to prevent tangling.

But use An empty toilet paper roll for larger necklaces.

Thread your chunky necklaces through the roll to prevent them from tangling.

Use paper to pack shoes.

Before just tossing your shoes into boxes to get all scuffed and misshapen, grab some crumpled up paper (newsprint, tissue, packing sheets), stuff your shoes, than wrap each pair together in a piece of the paper.

Protect your powder with a cotton pad.

I stumbled upon this this wonderful tip on BuzzFeed—place cotton pads into your bronzers, blushes and shadows to prevent them from cracking.

Pack a two-day box.

You may night be able to unpack everything right away, so make sure to pack enough clothing and accessories to last you for two days.

Author:

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

From Our Partners

Learn more about RevenueStripe...

Fashion

Nordstrom Shoppers *Really* Love This $24 Top For Winter

Get one for yourself before it's gone.

Fashion

Nordstrom Shoppers *Really* Love This $24 Top For Winter

Need to step up your cold weather clothing game? It'...

Fashion

Give Your Lingerie Drawer A Festive Update With LIVELY's New Jewel Tone Series

Everyone knows the holiday season is all about getting dressed ...

Fashion

FYI, You're About To See This Jewelry Trend Everywhere

We've all seen and heard of charm bracelets, but ...

Fashion

The Unexpected Color Trend That Is About To Be Everywhere This Winter

The first day of Winter may technically not ...

Fashion

Nordstrom Shoppers Love These Pants Because They're *So* Slimming

If you're planning to retire your skirts and dresses ...

Fashion

You Can Stop Looking--These Are The Best Leather Tote Bags To Carry Laptops, Lipsticks And More

Finding a beautiful leather (or vegan leather) tote bag that'...

Fashion

Nordstrom Just Re-Stocked This Super Flattering $29 Top--Get Yours ASAP!

Yes, I know it's sweater weather and there are ...

Fashion

Once And For All, These Are The Best Sports Bras For Runners, Yoga-Lovers And More

Love it or hate it, exercising is something we should ...

LOAD MORE
+
LOAD MORE POSTS