Wednesday, August 15, 2012

Linen Closet



Now we are organized! (Here's the before*) It looks the same, except I was able to cram a lot more stuff in.

- The green cube with toilet paper was free from blogpodium.
- The dark basket was part of a baby gift (It holds mom-only things)
- I took a readers advice and folded the towels salon style (Thanks Pierre!)
- I pulled out the drill (I LOVE using the power drill!!) and affixed the ductless remote control to the inside of the door frame.
- Extra bath toys in clear bins (We rotate the toys, so the boys don't get bored)
- Hooks to hang small travel pouches (purchased unused, second hand)
- This is the most logical spot for extra diaper genie refills (bought on sale!)

*Yes, I was crazy.

16 comments:

  1. This was just the kick in the butt I needed to get ours straightened out. Thank you!!!

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  2. Ahhh...the diaper genie refills. Memories!


    I too love using the power drill. And how about metal anchors - aren't those the best?!! We just returned from Toronto and I bought a pendant lamp from Zig Zag that'll need the hefty anchors. Can't wait to get to the hardware store.

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  3. This is something special! never seen this before!
    thank you

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  4. Kelly @ A Swell Place to DwellAugust 15, 2012 at 2:19 PM

    Shannon,
    I wish you lived closer to me so that you could come organize my craft crap :) I will check out the Home Depot containers though...and your closet looks amazing. I wouldn't dare post pics of mine.

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  5. But if this is your linen closet, where are all your linens (bed sheets, pillow cases, duvet covers, etc.) Us folks with messy linen closets need to know!

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  6. On the beds of course!
    I don't have spares!

    As soon as they come out of the laundry, they go back on the bed. So I have to wash and dry them same day!

    I do have a tangle of old white sheets no longer in service. I keep them in a bin downstairs in case I need them for drop cloths.

    I also have a jumbo moses basket in the basement that holds extra blankets.

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  7. Oh and extra kid sheets/blankets are stored in the kids rooms. Crib sheets with the receiving blankets...and twin sheets are in a drawer in Tyler's double malm dressers.

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  8. Linen closet looks awesome! I love it when mine is nice and neat too, makes life a lot easier when you can easily detect/find what you are looking for. Plus it looks good.... so 2 birds 1 stone :) Where did you get the silver industrial looking baskets?

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  9. Oh to have a closet this clean! LOVE it.

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  10. sundeep @ designwaliAugust 20, 2012 at 7:52 AM

    My linen closet needs a major overhaul. I want it pretty & organized like yours. I bet you walk by and open the door to marvel right?

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  11. It actually makes me want to fix the main floor closet...

    Like, the linen closet is challenging the hall closet to a clean-off

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  12. Thanks Amy!!!

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  13. The baskets are old CD cases from Storage Solutions...

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  14. Seriously, I love organizing ... I would come over!!!

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  15. You mean there is life AFTER diaper genies!?
    You mean my house doesn't have to smell like diapers!?
    That is exactly what I needed to hear!!!

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  16. Consider your butt kicked!

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