How in the world do you make more efficient use of your closet space?  Purses have become all the rage in the last few years and now women have so many more than they ever had before. Here are some great ideas for storing your handbags so you can see them and access them easily:

shelterness.com_uppers-resized-6001.  Organization is the key to having more room in your closet and there are lots of things that can be done to help get the job done!  Consider hanging your handbags on hooks from an upper pole, like in this photo.  It keeps the handles straight and lets you easily see your collection.  Via

shelterness.com_cabinet-resized-6002.  If you have an assortment of sizes like this photo they can be neatly stacked on shelves with the long handled bags hung up.  It’s good advice to stager the handle sizes so the purses don’t rub each other.  Via

shelterness.com_door-resized-6003.  If you really have no extra room in the closet, these suspender hooks on the door might be your solution. You can easily grab and go.  Systems like this are available in storable and organization stores. Via

shelterness-resized-6004.  Those pretty clutch purses could be stored in a plastic hanger like this without taking up too much space in the closet. Notice that they also used a smaller one for jewelery on the door. Via

timwood-resized-6005.  Who wouldn’t want beautiful pegs to hand their bags on?  You can organize them by color and size. Via 

shelterness.com_pegbpard-resized-6006.  If your budget can’t manage beautiful prefinished systems, just use pegboard or slat board to hand your purses.  The beauty of these systems is that your can easily change things around if you acquire more purses and you can use the areas to store other things as well. Via

thelovelycupboard.com_-_file_folder_racks-resized-6007.  Wire baskets are also inexpensive and can hold odd shaped things like small purses and scarves ( as shown).  Via

trad_home_-glass-resized-6008.  But the ultimate, of course, is a beautiful built in closet with glass doors to keep the dust out and, at the same time,  let you view your array of beautiful handbags.  It reminds me of a store display in an upscale store.   Via