Total Cost of Closet Makeover

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It’s official our small closet makeover is complete, YAY!!! This makeover has helped our master closet feel bigger and definitely more organized. But what did this project cost us? Without further ado here is the total cost of our closet makeover.

the cost to build a closet system

The cost above was for all our supplies to build the system, move a light plus new light fixture, and build the drawers. How about I give you a breakdown of the supplies.

What does it cost to build a closet organizer?

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Total = $127.41


  • 1/2″ plywood = $35.99
  • 1/4″ plywood = $26.00
  • 1/2″ MDF = $11.95
  • 1/4″ MDF = $7.42
  • 16″ drawer slides = $52
  • screws for slides = $10.36
  • knobs = $29.97

Total = $173.69


  • light cover plate = $3.37
  • LED light = $24.97

Total = $28.34

GRAND TOTAL = $329.44

Find the list of tools we use.

Now, what makeover is not complete without a before and after picture?

Ideas to update a small closet

build a closet organizer

If you happened to miss a step or want to build the closet system here are the steps:

There are a couple of other items that need to be finished (the trim around the opening) but those items are going to wait until we remove all the carpet from this room.

Do you have a closet that could use a makeover?

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  1. This looks so so good! My husband hates closet doors so this would be a great thing to do when we redo the nursery! Also, I LOVE how the drawers turned out. So cute! Pinning it to my woodworking board for later!

    1. Thanks Cynthia, I have to agree with your husband about the doors!

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