Whole House Organization: Week 4
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Earlier in the week, in this post, I showed you how I arranged my bathroom linen closet in just one day. Not only did I manage to fit all my household necessities inside if it, but I was able to do it in a way that was attractive yet practical.
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Of course there is no one-size-fits-all method to arranging a linen closet. But as I look through photos of similar spaces, I notice immediately that there is are common threads that runs through each of them in terms of organization.
As you go through your linen closets during this week's organization challenge, try to give attention to these areas:
1. Place similar items in the same area of the closet
2. Contain (hide) clutter using baskets,bins or trays (get rid of products you don't use or need)
3. Store seldom used items on the highest shelf
4. Use a streamlined color palette
5. Don't forget to use the floor space AND the 5th "wall" - the inside of the door.
6. Use labels
Below are some photos to inspire you. Pay close attention, as there is a quiz toward the end of this post.
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ARE YOU STARTING TO GET THE HANG OF THIS?
Pop quiz! Can you tell what's missing in the photo below?
The linen closet above has amazing architectural details! The inside of the cabinet however, certainly doesn't match the outside. What does that tell you? Solid organization can make a simple space appear more expensive. And poor organization can flatten even the highest end finishes.
So as you're thinking about how to reorganize your linen closet this weekend, remember to put your WHO Worksheet to good use. Think also of the many ways you can incorporate these points
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