Organising and tidying the Linen Closet


Of all areas in my home, the linen closet would have to be the one that ALWAYS gets into an untidy state.  Recently I labelled some of the shelves and made it easy for the children to find and store things; however the kids for some strange reason CAN NOT read these labels or even notice they are there.

This is the state of my linen before I tidied it …..again.

 
Bottom shelves – blow up mattress,
sleeping bags and pillows stuffed in everywhere.
Moving upwards – lower shelf should have winter or flannelette sheet sets.
The one above that Summer sheets sets.
 
Again the summer sheets shelf and the very top – all blankets and quilts.
Look at the labels on the shelves.

If only I could own one of these…….

Folding would be a breeze with one of those machines – not sure it would fit in my laundry though…(perhaps they make a smaller version).  Anyway, if you take a look through YouTube, there are a number of videos on how to fold fitted sheets or you can go here and see the videos I picked that are funny, amusing, stupid….and then the best!

One thing I do with my sheets sets is put the folded flat and fitted sheet inside its pillow case and store it this way. (If it’s a double set, I also put the extra pillow inside with the sheets).

When I need to get out a new set (or the kids), it is all together and I am not hunting for the matching pillowcase or sheets etc.

 

This system also creates less space in the cupboard.

Much better!

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Changes made to the area WHERE I now store linen.  Change over made on 20/1/13.

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2 Comments

  1. 11, October 2011    

    I don’t suppose you want to come and do mine?!

  2. 11, October 2011    

    Haha, how much do you charge and where do you live 😛

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