Like the curtain idea. Planning: Space Management - If your bedroom is small, consider placing your dresser inside the closet. You can install shelving above it and still maximize the vertical space a closet has to offer.
Very tall closet! Love this idea for a walk-in. and love the utilization of high ceilings with the ladder. A girl can dream! (Bailey McCarthy's walk-in closet as styled by Alaina Kaczmarski for Rue Magazine,)
We've got good news and bad news. First, the bad: not everyone can have a closet like Carrie Bradshaw's. (Did she really live in a Manhattan apartment?) The good: there's a simple way to make your small closet look and feel larger than it really is.