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20 Beautifully Organized Linen Closets

Here is some beautiful closet organization, that I am sure will inspire you!

Come on friends.

Let’s head into the closet today.

The linen closet.

In many homes, it’s our own dirty little organizational secret.

Just don’t open that door or sheets and towels and oversized quilts just might come flying out at you.

Too many items shoved willy nilly onto junky shelving until the whole thing is just about bursting at the seams.

So if you’re hearing little voices floating out at you every time you walk past your linen closet, calling “clean me; clean me”, then the time may have come to tackle this space once and for all.

That’s this weeks mission in the ten week organizing challenge; and I can’t wait to share the progress I’ve made on ours!

But I started, as I always do, with some serious research… about how to create a beautifully organized linen closet.

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This challenge is making me feel like a grad student at Pinterest university with all the research I’ve been doing. Truth be told; research was one of my favourite things to do in University; so I really haven’t minded. If you are wondering what I’m talking about, you can check out all the details here on the ten week organizing challenge here:

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So let’s get started with our research!

Here are the most inspiringly organized linen closets that I found… but I continue to add to my Pinterest Board dedicated to Linen Closet Organization Ideas as I find them:

A linen closet with the door opened featuring shelves organized with linen.

This packed but beautifully organized linen closet Via BHG doubles as a handy cleaning closet. The adjustable shelving is great for items of different sizes; and I love the big bin for TP as well as the hanging storage on the back of the door.

A shelving unite in a small closet filled with pillows and sheets.

If you have a tiny narrow linen closet space then Laura Via Finding Home Farms has some great tips for how to make the most out of it.

Throw pillows and wicker baskets in the closet.

This nice wide linen closet doubles as pillow storage Via Honey We’re Home

A wooden door to the closet with wire and wicker baskets and white towels.

With a mix of towel and bedding storage, this beautifully organized linen closet Via Dear Lillie has a cozy, farmhouse feel to it. I love the big wicker storage chests and “laundry” bin – they provide great storage for bulkier linens.

All white shelves with white linens.

This Hall Linen Closet with Labels Via Julie Blanner is more the size of what we are dealing with and I love the labeled wood shelves.

Wire metal shelves with wicker baskets.

The pretty labels on lovely baskets gives this bathroom linen closet a chic feel Via Waiting on Martha

A narrow linen closet with folded towels.

I love the rolling storage cart and big galvanized bins in this small Organized Linen Closet Via Little Glass Jar. The storage items keep the messier looking linens corralled neatly together.

Shelving unit on the inside of the closet door holding RX.

A beautifully organized Bathroom Linen Closet Via Kelley Nan uses the door for some amazing extra storage, and baskets keep smaller items neatly grouped on the wire shelving.

Small shelves in this closet filled with fabric baskets and pillows.

Aren’t these pretty turquoise and white bins a lovely addition to this organized linen closet with Kirklands Via The Creativity Exchange

Neutral linen closet with a small laundry basket in the bottom of it.

Tips for organizing a tiny and narrow  linen closet with great style Via Liz Marie

There is a hook on the inside of the door holding an apron.

I LOVE the sign and light and hook on the door in this Farmhouse Linen Closet Via A Bowl Full of Lemons – plus those pullout bins would be perfect for grouping bedding together.

Colourful rolled up towels are in this linen closet.

Wire dividers that are normally used for the kitchen make for convenient sheet storage in this linen closet Via BHG. Bins keep all kinds of items neatly corralled, and the rods on the door provide extra linen storage brilliantly. Bulkier items are stored up top.

An ironing board hangs on the inside of the closet.

What a perfect spot for your ironing board! And I love the cute baskets and metal dividers for the shelves in this lovely linen closet makeover Via Simplicity in the South

Plastic baskets in green and blue hold linen items.

If you are on a serious budget, you can use dollar store bins with labels to keep your linens divided and organized like in this closet Via A Bird & a Bean

A plastic shoe holder is filled with bathroom items for storage.

An over the door hanging storage bag provides overflow toiletry storage in this bathroom linen closet Via From Overwhelmed to Organized 

There are folded towels and baskets plus bottles with lotion in the closet.

A beautifully organized Linen and Cleaning Closet Via Bliss at Home – what a great spot to keep your dirty laundry tucked away.

An all white closet with the door ajar.

Simply adding wooden labels to wire shelves helps keep things in order in this on-budget linen closet makeover Via Natalme

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Sorting things into bins seems to be the way to go – and check out what a difference it can make in this linen closet makeover Via Today’s Creative Life

A wooden shelf with a fully organized linens inside.

I love the addition of pretty background paper and the interior upper organizers provide much more space for smaller linens Via Hadley Court

Demonstrating how to fold a fitted sheet.

And if you want your linens to look neat, try this tutorial for How to fold a fitted sheet from none other than  Martha Stewart herself.

Trying to get your linen closet completely organized?

Here are some finds to help you recreate it!


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And if you are on an organizing mission, like I am, I encourage you to pop over and check out the rest of the posts in this 10 week challenge series! 

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  1. Thank you, so glad I came across this on Pinterest. I just completely cleaned out my linen closet and now I’m trying to put it back together nicely. I love the look from A Bowl Full Of Lemons. That’s the look I’m going for.

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