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Linen Closet Makeovers Problem: Towels and sheets are spilling out of your linen closet. Solution: Designate a specific linen to each shelf. Make sure to place frequently used towels on a middle shelf for easy access. Place smaller items, such as washcloths and pillowcases, in bins to keep them from getting lost. Add a basket at the bottom of the closet for dirty laundry.
These tips from Martha Stewart are helpful for a nursery closet to keep all those little things organized, too! e.g. dividers (try simple bookends), chalk to keep it fresh.
Adding brackets to closets or armoires is a great idea for neat stacks. Forming neat stacks prevents folded clothes and linens from toppling. Choose shelf brackets with the long side measuring just less than the height of your shelf and the short side equal or less than the depth; place the shorter side of each on the shelf and the longer side against the wall. To secure, drill two wood screws into each bracket from the shelf's underside.
Folding Station When your closet includes a flat surface for folding clothes, you're more likely to keep shirts and sweaters neatly stacked. Rather than moving small decorative items from countertop space, these homeowners customized a drawer that pulls out to create folding space. When the chore is done, the drawer can be closed
SO HAPPY TO SAY THAT I DID THIS 4 YEARS AGO :) Hidden behind the hanging clothes on the back wall of your closet, this coat-hook rack doubles as a smart belt and scarf hanger in what was untapped closet storage space
Kid-Savvy Storage Tips - You've cleaned out the kids' closets and have a new plan to keep the storage space organized. But how do you ensure all your efforts don't go down the drain faster than you can close the closet door? The key to teaching kids to keep an organized closet is making it easy for them to do so. Try these storage ideas...
Hallway Organizer: (via Martha Stewart) Banish prebeach pandemonium (Who took my towel? Where are my flip-flops?) with a designated station featuring boldly numbered hooks and corresponding cloth baskets for each guest or family member. Now if only there were a system for getting them to remember to put on sunscreen.