Showing you how we added shelves, drawers and storage to make the most of this multi-purpose storage closet space.

This small closet here in our hallway is in fact our only storage closet, besides the ones in each of the bedrooms and the large pantry.

WALL MOUNTED BOOKSHELF When we were faced with a wall that was certainly not deep enough for shelving, I knew it would be the perfect spot to build some wall mounted vertical bookshelves.

12 FOOT CEILINGS IN A CLOSET + LADDER You might be wondering how we will get to all the items up high.  My husband built a sturdy ladder out of white oak to latch to the top or sit to the side.

CLOSET BUILT-IN SHELVING Let’s take a quick look at the shelving in here.  My husband just built simple shelving for both these walls.

CLOSET DRAWER UNITS I really wanted a variety of storage possibilities in here, because like I said it will function for many storage purposes.

COUNTERTOP To top the drawers off, we added some DIY butcher block countertops, which we ended up painting the same color as the walls and shelving.

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