Tips & Ideas for a Better Linen Closet

Linen closets are a great (and necessary) asset to a home, but they rely heavily on great organization. If your linen closet is small, you’ll definitely know this to be true. Even the smallest linen closet’s space can be maximized with clever organizing. But smart organization is just as important in larger linen closets, as well. A spacious closet can seem smaller than it truly is once you start piling everything into it without much thought to how you are using the space. And if your closet is visible through glass doors or open shelving, then it’s even more crucial to make sure you display everything in an attractive manner. Here are 10 tips and ideas for a better linen closet of many different shapes and sizes.

Tips & Ideas for a Better Linen Closet | HomeandEventStyling.comHalf of this linen closet is visible through glass doors, so it made sense to display the towels mixed in with a few colorful accessories there and save the less sightly items in the drawers below.

Tips & Ideas for a Better Linen Closet | HomeandEventStyling.comStacked towels mix with pretty baskets to hold all of your items in a visibly appealing way, while also making the most of the square footage allotted.

Tips & Ideas for a Better Linen Closet | HomeandEventStyling.comPlastic containers keep items organized in this small linen closet, while a pull-out drawer in a small cabinet offers a place for dirty laundry.

Tips & Ideas for a Better Linen Closet | HomeandEventStyling.comLabel where everything goes on each shelf so there is no guess-work later after laundry day.

Tips & Ideas for a Better Linen Closet | HomeandEventStyling.comThis linen closet is tiny, but the space is made the most of with attractive baskets that organize small items in easy-to-access storage.

Tips & Ideas for a Better Linen Closet | HomeandEventStyling.comJust because a linen closet is considered “storage” doesn’t mean it can’t be pretty. This closet was wallpapered, painted and studded to make it as stylish as the rest of the home. Tutorial: One Kings Lane

Tips & Ideas for a Better Linen Closet | HomeandEventStyling.comAn empty wall in the hallway was transformed into usable square footage with the addition of built-in cabinetry for a linen closet.

Tips & Ideas for a Better Linen Closet | HomeandEventStyling.comIf part of your closet is on display in open shelving, fold the towels nicely and include decorative accents alongside functional items such as lotion, bowls with extra soap, or apothecary jars filled with cotton balls or q-tips.

Tips & Ideas for a Better Linen Closet | HomeandEventStyling.comIf you don’t have a linen closet, an armoire can be transformed into a perfect storage cabinet. Include baskets, boxes and other organization tools.

Tips & Ideas for a Better Linen Closet | HomeandEventStyling.comThis built-in linen closet in the bathroom not only uses the space to its maximum potential, but looks chic at the same time.

Smart planning and good organizational tools can make all the difference in building a better linen closet.

Warm regards,
Megan

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