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Q&A with Ginny: Color Trends


Our chief design officer Ginny Snook Scott is an expert in organizing your home with style and personality.

The terrific thing about color is that you can organize and decorate with the trends, while still leaving room to update and upgrade later!

We interviewed Ginny about the biggest color trends that are influencing our custom closet designs this fall.

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Before & After: Classic and Stylish Walk-In Closet


I recently worked with a design-savvy client who is a busy project coordinator for a large media communications company in Toronto.

She wanted to update her poorly designed walk-in closet. The ad hoc storage solutions didn’t function well in the narrow space and were an uninspired attempt at space planning.

It was time for a change.

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Q&A with Ginny: European Design Trends


Our chief design officer Ginny Snook Scott travels throughout the U.S. and to the Milan Furniture Fair every year seeking out innovative and stylish design trends.

European trends in design continue to inspire her – and influence the products that California Closets offers to our clients.

We interviewed Ginny on the hottest European trends that are influencing our custom closet designs throughout North America.

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Featured Design: Luxurious Walk-In Closet


So many women dream of a “hers” closet, where everything is custom organized to fit their wardrobe and their lifestyle – without sharing the space with a spouse!

This California Closets walk-in is the perfect example of what a dream “his and hers” closet can be. It features stunning contemporary features and functional design.

Take a look at these pictures and imagine that this is YOUR custom closet!

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Design Q&A: Sheila Schmitz, Houzz.com


This month, we’re featuring a weekly series of interviews with influential design experts to find out what good design means to them and how they get inspired.

Today, meet Sheila Schmitz, the editor of the popular design site Houzz.com. She lives in San Jose, CA with her husband and cat, and dreams of someday having a very well-organized closet.

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4 Ideas for Organizing Your Sports Gear


Having lots of sports gear can be a good thing! It’s probably a sign that you and your family are taking time to be active and have fun.

But balls, bats, and boards can take up a lot of space and create clutter. Luckily, the right storage design can keep your sports gear neat and organized.

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5 Smart Ways to Store Your Shoes


Shoes, shoes, shoes! Do you have a shoe collection that you adore?

Every well-designed custom closet creates beautiful spaces for your treasured footwear.

And there are so many options for organizing and displaying your shoes! (No more stacked shoeboxes, ahem.) Here are five smart ways to store your shoes.

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The 5 Essential Elements of a Boutique Closet


Custom closets aren’t just functional storage systems, they’re extensions of the style and personality of your home.

One of our most popular styles is the “boutique closet”. This is a walk-in closet that makes you feel like you’re entering your own personal boutique.

With a few simple touches and a smart design you can create your own boutique closet!

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4 Ways to Design with Lighting


I love how lighting can add personality to any design – with a burst of color or a soft glow. Plus, as personal tastes or design trends change, these decorative elements can easily be switched out or changed to match new looks.

We have a range of lighting options for our clients that vary from highly functional to definitely decorative. Here are a few of my favorite lighting design options.

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5 Ways to Use Baskets in Your Storage Design


Baskets are one of my favorite storage accessories because they make life so much easier! It’s easy to see, grab and put away anything when you use a slide-out basket in your closet.

Here are some of my favorite examples of how to use baskets to improve your closet design.

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