September 17, 2020

Mums and dads love to shop! Those cute and adorable onesies, booties, and accessories make us go weak in the knees. It’s difficult to stop at just one pair of booties adorned with bunny ears. Those fashion statement pieces are little, but they take up space in a wardrobe, and they do tend to pile up into a mess.

If you are drowning in a sea of outgrown baby outfits and miniature socks, it’s time for you to get organised. These clever tips and hacks for organising baby clothes will save you time rummaging through messy drawers and make your day less stressful.

1. Baby Closet Dividers

We tend to buy clothes of varying sizes as babies outgrow them quickly. So sorting your baby’s clothes based on size is a good idea to start. The plus point about this is that you won’t forget a cute onesie that got stuck at the bottom of a pile!

Use closet dividers to see sizes at a glance. We recommend grouping them into sizes of newborn, 0-3 months, 3-6 months, 6-9 months, and 9-12 months. This makes picking out clothes SO much easier!

We love the free printable baby closet dividers from Cassie Scroggins. You can choose from a beautiful floral or monochrome print.

Organise your baby clothes with closet dividers

2. Add Another Wardrobe Rail

Not enough room to hang your little fashionista’s growing clothing collection? Double your hanging space by installing a second rail in their wardrobe underneath the top rail. A double hang clothes rail such as this one will give you an instant fix! A second hanging rail helps you to make the most of vertical space in your little one’s wardrobe. Baby clothes do not need nearly as much hanging space as adult clothes, so you should still have room to store extra baby blankets and boxes at the bottom of the wardrobe.

3. Drawer Dividers

Divide and conquer! Drawer dividers are a clever and cost-effective way to organise clothes. They help to bring order to your chaos and help to keep everything in its place. We love these DIY Drawer dividers (using what you’ve got) from the clever Megan of The Homes I Have Made.

store baby clothes with DIY drawer dividers

Really short on time (and motivation)? A set of SKUBB boxes from Ikea will accomplish the same task. They fit neatly inside drawers and hold plenty of booties, caps, tops, shorts and accessories. Roll up baby onesies and clothing items so they take up less space in each box.

4. Hack a Shoe Organiser

Hanging shoe organisers are a fantastic way to save valuable drawer space and can store everything from baby blankets or shoes to rolled up onesies or even nappies. They tend to be see-through, making it easy to find exactly what you’re looking for!

You can hang a shoe organiser over the back of a door - perfect for small spaces. Put one near your baby changing area, and you have easy access to clean nappies and clothes. Genius!

shoe organisers for baby clothes

5. Use Pegs to Pair them up

Clothes pegs are a fantastic DIY solution for organising baby clothes. Use them to clip matching outfits together on hangers. It is also a clever way to save space in your wardrobe.

Organise baby clothes with clothes pegs

Try out all or some of these ways to organise your little one’s clothes. With just a few quick changes, you can turn a mess into a stylish wardrobe. This will declutter your little one’s space and help you find the right item quickly when you need it the most.

We hope these tips give you that boost you’ve been needing. Let us know what you think.


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