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How to Organize and Store Bed Sheets In A Closet

Today I am sharing a tips on how to organize and store bed sheets in a closet and keep matching sheets together.  Storing sheets in a matching pillowcase is one of the easiest ways to keep matching sheets together and if you use the tie method below, the sheets will look super cute in the closet!  

Bedding Storage Hacks

If you search google, you will find many updated hacks on how to store bedding in a closet. I personally love this rolled up method in a pillowcase and using cute bins or baskets to store them in. How to store bed sheets in a pillowcase? Sounds simple right? Keeping matching sets of sheets together can be a pain in the butt so keeping the bedding sets together inside the matching pillowcase works like a charm!

Our linen closet serves as a multipurpose closet for cleaning, laundry, blankets, sheets, towels and toiletries. Today I am going to show you a smart way to store bedding that takes minutes!

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How to Store Sheets

How to Store Bed Sheets In a Pillowcase | 2 Minute Organizing TipsStep 1. Fold your matching set of sheets and one pillowcase and place everything inside the 2nd pillowcase.

How to Store Bed Sheets In a Pillowcase | 2 Minute Organizing Tips

Step 2. Place the rolled sheets and flat pillowcase (on top of the rolled sheets) inside one of the pillowcases towards a corner.

How to Store Bed Sheets In a Pillowcase | 2 Minute Organizing Tips

3. Place he flat pillowcase on top of the rolled sheets inside made the rolled sheets look flat. 

How to Store Bed Sheets In a Pillowcase | 2 Minute Organizing Tips

4. Fold the pillowcase in half.

How to Store Bed Sheets In a Pillowcase | 2 Minute Organizing Tips

5. Gather the pillowcase so you can twist.

How to Store Bed Sheets In a Pillowcase | 2 Minute Organizing Tips

6. Twist the excess bedding sheet at the end so you can tie a knot.

How to Store Bed Sheets In a Pillowcase | 2 Minute Organizing Tips

7. Tying a knot will be easy if you are using a king pillowcase.

In this particular case, this was a standard pillowcase so you can see it was a tiny knot.

You don’t need to fit all of the sheet through completely to make the knot, just enough to keep it together. 

Storage Ideas for Bedding – Basket or Box 

How to Store Bed Sheets In a Pillowcase | 2 Minute Organizing Tips

How to Store Bed Sheets In a Pillowcase | 2 Minute Organizing Tips

That’s it, so simple and cute.  Don’t they look like cute little grain sacks? I love the idea of storing bed sheets inside a pillowcase. You can either store the matching bedding sets on a linen shelf or in a basket. 

Related: Organizational Tips so you don’t lose your mind 

How to Store Bed Sheets in a Closet

How to Store Bed Sheets In a Pillowcase | 2 Minute Organizing Tips

Sources for this post (click the links below to shop)

Baskets | Clear Bins | Cosmetic Bag | HouseKeepers Box – HomeGoods

Wire closet racks  and Shelf Kits can be purchased on Amazon.

Elite Plush Blanket

Pine Cone Hill Striped Towels 

Pine Cone Hill White Body Towels

How to Store Bed Sheets In a Pillowcase | 2 Minute Organizing Tips

 

You will also see that I stored some of the bedding sheets in a seagrass basket (like this one) too. Rectangular low profile bins are perfect for storing sheets.

I realize some of you may be saying, who has time to roll up sheets and place inside pillowcases? Honestly, it doesn’t take that much longer and if your household is anything line mine, you know that re-organizing and fixing stacked sheets that somehow end up in a messy pile, takes a lot of time.

If you like tidy looking with little effort, then try this! 

How To Store Bed Sheets In a Pillowcase

How to Store Bed Sheets In a Pillowcase | 2 Minute Organizing Tips

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If you are looking for more ideas, check out how my friend Kelly Nan tied up her blankets in her latest organization post featuring her linen closet. My mom does this same thing and I think it’s such a good idea!

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13 Comments

  1. Using plexiglass on wire shelves will help with stability. A trick we learned with my mom’s closets,

  2. I love this! It keeps the sheets fresh and organized. You have such good tips and I pray for you and your family.

  3. mickie mclaughlin says:

    I’m looking forward to seeing your new creations. However, I don’t like the “twists” at the end of the pillowcase holding the sheets. Would look all wrinkly when I go to use them….. Now rolling the sheets and pillowcases together makes great sense and looks neat. I like Kara’s idea of using plexiglass to stabilize wire racks. Your new home is lovely and so different.

    1. Thank you !I love the plexiglass idea too 🙂 I think folding under the excess pillowcase would definitely work too!

  4. I love how you tackled this, Jess! I have attempted sheets in the pillow case in the past but didn’t like how I couldn’t make them lay neatly on the shelf- your method is PERFECT!!!

  5. Audrey Johnson says:

    I love this idea, just not too sure about tying it into a know. I would think that the edges of the pillow case would be all wrinkly. I would probably fold the end over itself or something. Still love the idea. Thanks for sharing.

  6. Such a great idea! Easy to get an entire set and a big space saver!

  7. Paulette M Cole says:

    Neat idea and too much work. I use a folded flat sheet , then place the folded bottom sheet on top on one end, then the two pillow cases on top of that, and then bring the free end up to cover and make a nice packet. Then stacked on linen closet shelf. When ready to use just place on the bed and open.
    I do use the pillow case method on the boat for spare blankets. I had large (king size) nautical motif ones made with the boat’s name. Blankets are placed flat into the pillow case and laid flat on a shelf. Don’t want stuff falling off when sailing.

    1. That sounds like a great idea too! Yes, boats are definitely tight on storage 🙂

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