Here is my before:
I had jammed all my clothes and office supplies wherever they would fit. It was disorganized and messy and I hated it every time I opened my closet.
I took the time to go through my items. I purged a few books, work out clothes and pajamas. I only kept what I truly use and wear. I moved all of my nursing clothes into storage. I was pleased, because I didn't have to touch my day-to-day clothing. It is regularly gone through and edited with my Capsule Wardrobes.
I rearranged my items and found room for my books on the top shelf. I gained extra space in my 3 drawer chest and was able to dedicate a drawer to my high heel shoes.
I am happy to open my closet, now. Everything has its place.