3 Ways to Organize a Linen Closet, According to the Pros at Horderly

Shop their favorite linen closet organizers.
By Katie Holdefehr
March 25, 2021
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Over time, it's natural for our linen closets to devolve into a jumbled mess of old bath towels and fitted sheets we never quite learned how to fold the right way. The solution: find an organization system you can stick to—and that matches your decor style.

If decluttering the linen closet is on the top of your spring cleaning to-do list, get inspired by the makeovers above by the organizing pros at Horderly, then shop some of their favorite linen closet organizers, below. No matter if your decor style is modern farmhouse or just plain modern, they've found products that match.

Water Hyacinth Box with Liner
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Water Hyacinth Box

$20; containerstore.com

Calling all fans of modern farmhouse style: you need these pretty woven storage boxes. They come with lids and linen liners, making them ideal for storing items you want to hide away. 

White Bin Clip Labels
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White Bin Clip Labels

$8; containerstore.com

If you share a linen closet with others, whether roommates or kids, labels are essential if you're ever going to maintain the system you've set up. Label bins for towels, detergents, and stain removers so everyone can clearly see where an item belongs. 

White Nordic Storage
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White Nordic Storage

$7; containerstore.com

Durable white plastic containers are warmed up with wooden lids. These perforated bins let fabrics breathe, while stashing them out of sight. 

Grey Open Canvas Storage Bins
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Grey Open Canvas Storage Bins

$10; containerstore.com

Use these to sort bath towels and bed sheets. Label each bin by family member or room so it's easy to find the linens you're looking for. 

Clear Storage Boxes
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Clear Storage Boxes

$2; containerstore.com

These sturdy boxes come in a wide range of sizes, so you can rely on them to hold everything from clothespins to extra-large beach towels. The best part: they're see-through, so you can quickly spot what you need. 

tall shoe box
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Clear Storage Boxes, Tall Shoebox

$5: containerstore.com

Let the tallest bins hold bulky linens you don't use too often, like the embroidered tablecloth you pull out around the holidays. 

Brother P-Touch Cube Plus PT-P710BT Versatile Label Maker
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Brother P-Touch Cube Plus Label Maker

$99; amazon.com

To label plastic bins, invest in a P-touch label maker. Not only will it transform your linen closet, but also your medicine cabinet, pantry, kids' playroom, and more.