An exerpt from The Boston Globe on Aug. 28, 2008
Closet redesign opens up a world of possibilities
By Jennifer Blaise Kramer
Globe Correspondent / August 28, 2008
When Mr. Big asks Carrie in “Sex and the City” if they should buy her a diamond she says: “Just get me a really big closet.” One glance at Carrie Bradshaw’s ridiculously outfitted walk-in is bound to give you a good dose of closet envy.
But in a not-so-splurgeworthy economy, we couldn’t help but wonder, what would it cost to redo a simple reach-in closet to house those new fall frocks? We priced out a basic closet – typical in older homes – measuring 6 feet wide, 2 feet deep, 8 feet tall, and outfitted with the staples (basic rods and shelves) but without doors, which are varied, expensive, and not always necessary.
Turns out, creating a stylish little place for your beloved Manolos can be surprisingly affordable, no matter what your style.
California Closets put the closet business on the map. Now they also transform garages and basements into rec rooms and wine cellars, but they still do one classy closet.
Specialty wood veneer finishes. Extending valet bars. Scarf racks. Tie racks. Hidden jewelry drawers with locks.
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California Closets, 1660 Soldiers Field Road