I’m sure if a poll was taken asking which area in the house was the most cluttered or difficult to organized, most likely the room that would win by a landslide would be the linen closet. What with all the towels, sheets and orphaned pillow cases it’s no wonder the closet is such a mess. Well, if you, too, are tired of trying to stuff the closet door shut to keep everything from tumbling out, have we got some tips for you! Here are 13 brilliant linen closet organization ideas to finally help you get your linens neat and tidy.
Linen Closet Organization Tips
Use a file sorter to store washcloths. Genius! Roll them up, put them in the file sorter, and never have to deal with falling stacks of washcloths again.
via The Real Thing with the Coake Family
Use high-sided bins and pull-out drawers to prevent piles of stuff from toppling over. Love those deep baskets.
via Finding Home Farms
When in doubt label it. You will always know where things belong and others can come behind you and deliver items to their home! Chalkboard labels are our favorite – When you change your mind, wipe off with a damp rag and re-label!
Keep sheets together in the closet by putting sheets in one of the matching pillowcases. No more rummaging through the closet to find matching sets!
via Martha Stewart
Speaking of sheets, do you know how to fold a fitted sheet? I didn’t. This handy video tutorial can help!
via Living on a Dime
Redo your linen closet for just $10 with plastic baskets from the Dollar Store.
via A Bird and a Bean
Roll towels instead of folding them to save valuable space in your closet. Also, install towel rods on the door to store linens that wrinkle easily (like your tablecloths).
Small, galvanized buckets are perfect for storing hooded towels and other hard-to-fold linens.
via The Happy Housie
Clip labels to the front of each bin with a clothespin. You may prefer this method over permanent labeling if the contents of your linen closet changes seasonally.
via Ask Anna Moseley
Install decorative brackets to create shelf dividers.
via Country Living
Or use leftover scraps of wire shelving to create your own dividers.
Take advantage of under-the-shelf baskets to use vertical space what would otherwise go underutilized.
via Fox Hollow Cottage
Put a grab-and-go bin at the bottom of your linen closet for beach towel storage. That way, whenever you’re headed to the pool or beach, you can grab the entire bin easily!
via Simplicity in the South
via The 36th Avenue
It doesn’t have to feel like the attack of the sheets every time you open the linen closet door. Save yourself from chaotic towel piles, mismatched sheets and orphaned pillow cases by using one (or more) of these amazing. Which solutions will help you reclaim your closet?
For more closet organization ideas, check out these posts!
- 19 Game-Changing Closet Organization Hacks
- 17 Clever Ideas to Organize Closets and Drawers
- The Hanger Hack to End the Dropped Dress Struggle