Baby Hack: Hanging Outfits


When I was pregnant with Hadley, Michael and I were living in this cute little MIL apartment over his parents’ garage. It was only a one bedroom, though, so of course space was a bit limited. Especially with all the baby gear. I mean, when you consider the fact that this place was the same size as your average two-car garage, you’d be surprised at just how much stuff I packed into it!

The key? Organization. I know, duh, right? But if you’ve ever had a newborn, then you know that between the constant spit up, blowout diapers, and recurring growth spurts, they go through a ton of clothing. Because of this, I had to figure out an effective storage solution for all of her clothes that would work in our tiny space! I decided to use the hall coat closet, because I figured hanging everything would save the most space. 

Because the majority of Hadley’s clothes were actually outfits that included matching bottoms, I had to find a way to hang the items together so they’d be easy to just take right off the hanger and put on. That’s when I came up with a brilliant solution: using binder clips!

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It doesn’t get any easier than this, folks! Simply clip the pants to the hanger, then hang the top over the top of them, and voila!

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The reason why binder clips work so well is that they fold down flat, so they don’t get in the way or bulge out.

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Ta-da! Soooooo easy, right? Another thing about using these clips is that the pants can be ripped right off the hanger if you’re in a hurry! Also, no more digging through piles and piles of clothes trying to find the matching pants!

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Great for all those diaper covers that always seem to get lost, too!

So, if you’re looking for a great way to organize all your baby’s (or toddler’s) clothes, go out and buy some binder clips and give this a try! Oh, and I totally forgot about the best part: it’s so incredibly cheap! You can get a box pack of them pretty much anywhere for under $5. 

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Also, stay tuned for the girls’ big bedroom reveal, coming super soon!

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2 thoughts on “Baby Hack: Hanging Outfits

  1. Are you kidding me! I wish I would have thought of this when setting up my kids’ nurseries. Something about baby/kid clothes… it can be so overwhelming. I love the idea of putting all outfits together to make it super easy for us busy moms.

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