Spring is in the air, and with it comes that nagging desire to clean out your closet, get rid of absolutely everything you own and start anew with an organized space and a minimalist, zen-like wardrobe.

If this sounds like you, you may want to take a few steps back and reconsider chucking your all your worldly possessions. There's no need to give everything up - just some simple rearranging and de-cluttering will do. Just start with a few handy reorganizational tactics.

We've compiled a list of nine essential spring cleaning tips and tricks that are sure to have your closet in tip-top shape for the new season. Click through the gallery to get the scoop. Your closet will thank us later.

More from StyleList:
Refresh Your iPhone for Spring
The Colors You Should be Wearing this Spring
Don't Get Caught Making These 12 Spring Beauty Mistakes!

Photo Credit: Getty Images