How to Organize Your Linen Closet Like a Boss

Linen Closet Organization

Ah, the linen closet. The junk drawer of the closet world. The gateway to a lesser Narnia. What should be a place for organized towels and blankets can so easily become pure chaos! If you're the type who wads up their sheets and shuts the door, you're not alone! Fortunately, linen closet organization can be achieved with just a little change in routine and some prep work. Read on to learn how to make the best use of the space in your home, and tame that linen or bathroom closet once and for all.                Continue Reading

Roundup: 12 Modern Bathmats and Towels

created at: 08/09/2012
Think your only option in bath linens is plain white? Think again! We’ve rounded up some fun, modern towels and bathmats that are anything but ordinary. Get ready to embrace some color and pattern!    

1. Raindrop Bath Towel
2. Cirrus Bathmats
3. Origami Rug
4. Reversible Green Bath Towels
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5. Ombre Border Bathmat
6. Doodle Rug
7. Organic Wood Grain Towel
8. Abstract Rug
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9. Spin Rug
10. Striped Towel
11. Marimekko Bottna Towel
12. Arizona Rug

DIY Idea: Easy Hand-Painted Linen Towels

created at: 06/07/2012

From stamps to polka dots to tassels, we’ve shown you a few clever ways to ratchet up the style factor of plain kitchen towels. Now here’s a new way to customize your kitchen and dining room linens!   

This technique is pretty straight forward and can be adapted to suit your tastes (if you want to experiment or try something less traditional). Jenny from Everyday Occasions shows you how to use fabric paint to create your own custom design. Continue Reading

Roundup: 25 Tabletop Textiles, Placemats, & Tablecloths to Die For!

created at: 08/17/2011

From modern tea towels to tassels to tie dye, we’ve shared some of our favorite kitchen textiles and related DIY projects.  Now it’s time to take that passion to the dining table with a roundup of some of the most colorful and unique table linens out there!   

 

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1. Räsymatto Napkins by Marimekko

2. Apples and Pears Table Runner by Lizalew Design

3. Numbers Runner from CB2

4. Mina Tablecloth from Anthropologie

5. Grid Placemat by Modern Twist

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NO SEW: Make a Pillow Form Look Like French Linens

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When planning this little tute, it occurred to me, “Why even bother with a pillow cover, just use the form AS IS”. How can you miss with natural, white, clean, pure, and contrasting trimmed out details? Come on – It’s NO SEW! 

When you tire of it, you can strip off the details and stuff it in a boring old pillow cover.

The first photo is the down-proof ticking  pillow form anchored down on all four corners for more accurate alignement. Continue Reading