How to organise your linen closet

View the video

Create a great organisational system for your linen closet with these handy storage hints. Trust us – it will look sensational and you’ll finally be able to find those missing pillowcases!

Tools and materials

Baskets and boxes

Clever Closet peg board and hooks

Clever Closet shelf

Clever Closet sliding drawers and frames

Vacuum cleaner

Vacuum seal bags

Products used to organise your linen closet

1. Clear everything out

First thing’s first – take everything out of your linen closet and group similar items together. This will make it easier to organise when your stuff goes back in. Put all your linen sheets together, all your pillows and towels together and remember to fold everything nice and neatly.

Organising towels and linen sheets

2. Add more storage

The ‘Clever Closet’ system is perfect for organising this space. Our cupboard already had one installed, so we just assessed what we needed to add and headed to Bunnings to purchase the appropriate add-ons. The drawers we purchased were easy to install – we just placed the hooks into the holes already in the brackets. Simple!

Adding storage basket to linen closet

3. Add a pegboard

A pegboard is a great addition to your linen closet – click one into your bracket in the same way you did with your drawers, then add hooks for more hanging space.

Adding vertical storage with a pegboard

4. Fill your storage containers

Fill your storage containers with the things you’ve pulled out, making sure you keep everything together in their groupings.

Storage baskets with linens packed neatly

5. Use vacuum bags

Vacuum bags are particularly good for storing bulky items like doonas and pillows – you’ll be amazed at how much space they free up! Place your items inside, then use your vacuum cleaner nozzle to suck the air from within, shrinking it down to a quarter of its original size. Vacuum bags are also great for storing seasonal items like winter quilts in the summer.

Flexi storage vacuum bags

6. Add baskets to hide the mess

Bunnings have a great selection of storage baskets – great for hiding those things that don’t quite fit anywhere else. We used a woven basket to store our throw rugs and blankets.

Handy hint: Roll your items so you’ll always be able to tell what’s in your basket before you take them out.

Towels and linens stored in wooden storage baskets

7. Lovely linen

What a transformation! All your linen is now stylishly stowed ready for use. Ahhh – soooo satisfying!

Watch the full episode

Check out the full episode for more laundry and home organisation tips and tricks with Steph Pase from @justanothermummyblog

low water garden

Planning & Projects How to create a low-water garden ‘Dry’ or ‘low-water’ gardening is a real art and, when done right, will provide you with an inviting landscape that uses very little water.

Finished artificial green garden wall behind garden bench 02:05

Planning & Projects How to create a green wall using artificial hedge Green walls are all the rage at the moment, but buying and maintaining one can be costly. Why not have a go at creating your own using pieces of artificial hedge – it looks great and will last the distance. Here’s how.

reducing water

How To Save Water How to reduce water usage Whether indoor or outdoor, there are lots of ways to be smart about water usage. And there are some simple actions that can make a big difference to your water bill.

doorbell 02:04

Doors How to install a ring doorbell The Ring video doorbell is a wireless doorbell which allows you to see who is at your front door. Find out how to install the Ring video doorbell yourself.

a tree lit up with solar lights around it 01:46

Garden Lighting How to install solar lights in your garden Solar lights are a great way to illuminate your pathways and highlight your garden beds at night. Install them yourself with these easy steps.

how to organise your pantry 02:52

Shelving & Storage How to organise your pantry Create an organisational system in your pantry with these handy storage hints. Trust us – its life changing!

front door 01:31

How To Paint How to paint your front door Make an entrance every darn day of the week by painting your front door a bold, enticing colour!

how to hang pictures

Walls The best way to hang pictures on a wall Learn the tricks to hanging your wall decor so it looks good – and doesn’t damage the plasterboard. Create an effortless-looking display by taking the time to consider spacing, proportion, frame styles and colour palettes.

Health & Safety

Please make sure you use all equipment appropriately and safely when following the advice in these D.I.Y. videos. You need to be familiar with how to use equipment safely and follow the instructions that came with the equipment. If you are unsure, you may feel it is safest to consult an expert, such as the manufacturer or an expert Bunnings Team Member.

Grave health hazards are linked to asbestos, which may be in homes built up to 1990. Health hazards may result from exposure to lead-based paints in older materials and copper chromium arsenic (CCA) treated timber. For information on the dangers of asbestos, lead-based paint and CCA treated timber and tips for dealing with these materials contact your local council's Environmental Health Officer or visit our Health & Safety page. You can also use a simple test kit from Bunnings to indicate the presence of lead-based paint.
Top of the content