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California Closets custom storage guest room

Before & After: A Happy Home Office

Lois and her husband have their hands full with a 2-year-old son, busy careers and a frequent need to work from home.

As the national marketing director of California Closets, Lois knows a thing or two about organization and design - and she knew that their home office design was not working.

They were thrilled to finally turn their non-functional multi-purpose room into a productive and comfortable home office and guest room.

California Closets lighting - North Jersey

Before & After: From Chaos to Award-Winning Elegance

My clients were working parents with young children. They craved an elegant, chaos-free space where they could talk while getting ready together each morning.

I worked with their interior designer to create a spacious, modern and organized walk-in closet.

Before & After: Multi-Purpose Laundry & Playroom

2011 Designer of the Year Derek Price recently worked with a busy attorney pregnant with her first child, who was stressed out about getting her home ready for the new arrival!

Derek designed a practical and beautiful multi-purpose space that can be used as a laundry room, playroom, and storage area.

Take a look at this inspiring before and after transformation!

California Closets Pantry After - Shelving

A Pantry Makeover: From "Disaster" to "What's for Dinner?"

After nearly nine years with California Closets, Melanie Schuetz has finally designed her custom California Closets pantry!

And not a moment too soon. Her young son was becoming more self-sufficient - getting cereal and snacks on his own - but had to navigate cluttered piles and sagging shelves to reach his favorite foods. It was, as Melanie said, "a disaster".

Watch how she transformed her disorganized pantry with a few simple design techniques that have made her life a whole lot easier.

Before & After: Clif's New Reach-In Closet (+ Time Lapse Video)

At the California Closets corporate office, Clif Windecker, our director of marketing technology, was frustrated with his closet.

The main problem? Disorganization.

Watch how Clif's closet transforms from a disorganized, noisy eyesore to an elegant, practical and custom California Closets system! Check out the before and after photos and time lapse video and let us know what you think of the makeover.

Before & After: Serenity for Parents of Twin Toddlers

When design consultant Karen Petraschuk met Sherri, she realized that the busy mother of twins needed a custom master bedroom closet to move from stress and frustration to peace and serenity.

Check out this before and after story that has helped Sherri and her family get organized!

Garage Makeover Before

Before & After: Solving the Garage Clutter Problem

Debbie and Fred had California Closets installed in their master bedroom of their new house and quickly realized that there was another room in desperate need of organization: the garage.

It was becoming a clutter magnet, with disorganized piles of tools, sports equipment and more. Design consultant LiShelle Putnam quickly helped them identify their problem areas and come up with custom solutions. The results were fantastic. See for yourself!

Year in Review: Our Top 7 Posts of 2011

It's been a full year for us at the California Closets blog, posting lots of articles with organizing tips and home design inspiration. We're looking forward to a fantastic 2012, sharing before and after stories of custom closet transformations, offering more home organizing tips, and featuring design and fashion trends.

Here were our readers' favorite posts of 2011. Enjoy and happy new year!

BEFORE: Cluttered Walk-In Closet

Before & After: Cindy's Amazing Birthday Present

Cindy and Jim were tired of dealing with a cluttered walk-in closet that made it stressful and difficult to get dressed in the morning. With Cindy's birthday approaching, they realized it was time for a fantastic gift: A custom closet design that would meet all of their requirements for function and design.

Check out this amazing transformation! You'll hardly believe it's the same closet.

Cluttered Unsightly Garage Before

Before and After: From Hillside Eyesore to Gorgeous Garage

Get inspired by this makeover success story in our client's Santa Barbara home! She needed a custom solution for her dysfunctional garage. Design consultant Nicole Kypreos helped her create a beautiful and functional space with unique accessories for each storage need.

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