LINCOLNSHIRE, IL — Time is running out to submit your best designs in the CLOSETS Magazine 2011 Top Shelf Design Awards competition; the deadline to enter is Dec. 31, 2010.

This year for the first time, the entry nominating system has been automated — entries can now be submitted online. The change makes the entry process easier, and also allows others to immediately view home storage, garage and closets projects that have been submitted. Participants can submit up to three projects in each category at the contest Website, closetsmagazine.com/topshelf.

Highlight your best designs in the following categories:
Smaller Garage: 1,000 square feet or less
Larger Garage: more than 1,000 square feet
Smaller Home Office: 150 square feet or less
Larger Home Office: more than 150 square feet
Closet: Reach-in
Closet: Walk-in, melamine, 18 linear feet or less
Closet: Walk-in, melamine, more than 18 linear feet
Closet: Walk-in, solid wood and/or veneer, 18 linear feet or less
Closet: Walk-in, solid wood and /or veneer, more than 18 linear feet

Winners will be recognized at the Closets & Home Organization Conference & Expo, sponsored by CLOSETS magazine and the ACSP, at the Charlotte, NC, Convention Center, Feb. 23-25 2011. They will also be featured in the April 2011 issue of CLOSETS.

For questions regarding the competition, contact Managing Editor Michaelle Bradford: mbradford@vancepublishing.com or 847-415-8057.
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Last TOP SHELF OVERALL WINNER
JANUARY 2010 was Michael Houghton; Custom Closets, Costa Mesa, CA

Category: Closet — Solid wood or veneer walk-in, more than 18 linear feet

Project: A walk-in wardrobe, with glazed Lily White Lacquer and fully encased in glass, for a prestigious Newport Coast estate.

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