Thursday, March 14, 2013

Linen Closet Organization

Hi! I have been MIA all week! It has just been a busy, crazy week and this is the first time I have been able to sit down and blog! I am taking a little detour on my home tour……this is still part of my home but just a closet not a room, its kind of part 2 of last weeks post about the kids bathroom, it’s  their linen closet.  There is nothing better than having organized spaces in your home. It makes you feel accomplished and productive, at least it does me. I organized this closet a couple weeks ago and it is still perfect, having the right tools for organizing helps so much! You can clean closets over and over again but until you have a PLACE for everything it isn’t going to stay the way you cleaned it for very long. So my first step was to find some bins of varying sizes……..and something to label them with.
Nothing fancy, just some bins I found at Target and a roll of labels and a marker. I also love clear bins so you can see what is in them and locking lids for this closet was a must because it is the kids linen closet.
Here are some pictures of what it looked like before…….
Not too messy but it needed a face lift!
So I put things in labeled bins…….
Hand sanitizer…….
Toothbrushes……yes we have a mild obsession with toothbrushes.
I keep them on hand and and wash them in the dishwasher and then the kids can have a new one whenever they want.
Travel Kleenexes…..
And a bin for all our travel soaps and creams, I keep them on hand for guests.
It is almost hard to believe that only a few bins can make such a huge difference, but it really does! I also understand that you can’t do everything at once, bins are expensive! So what I do is one cupboard or closet at a time. This closet cost me about $20 and 20 minutes of my time and now it is clean and much more functional. Take a look……
Here is a side by side before and after……
I sure love it! Share with me your favorite organization tips in the comments below and come say hi on Facebook!
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