Trick or Sheet

A couple of years ago Henry and I left town and our Stella sitter, Danielle, laundered our sheets. I was so amazed at the way she packaged them up into a neat little pile...you know, folding a fitted sheet is a nightmare. So, although Danielle is the brilliance behind the sheet, I claim this trick as my own.

 6 Easy Steps to Manage your Sheets

First, the mess of sheets
 Second, the fitted sheet eye sore
 Third, the trick...
fold the straight sheet until you can snuggle the fitted sheet inside
 Fourth, fold
 Fifth, fold again
 Sixth, enjoy the crisp look of your sheet package
 Linen Closet Bliss

Am I the last to know how to neatly fold up a set of sheets?

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  1. Looks Pretty! Much better than my rolling technique.


  2. Oh my gosh, that's brilliant. I have been trying (and failing) to master the Martha Stewart way of folding fitted sheets for years. Why did this never occur to me? I actually think it looks even better this way.

  3. That is brilliant! Why did I not know this?

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    Marvelous! I will be using this tip in my linen closet for sure. : D

    bonita of Depict This!
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  5. Gorgeous!! I just ripped all of my sheets out of the closet, folded them this way and now my linen closet looks completely organized :) I can't wait to share this amazing technique with my mother-in-law...She will love it too!!

  6. Wow! I can't wait to get into my linen closet and organize all the sheets now. Thanks!

  7. another method I saw on another blog somewhere in time is that you can place the nicely folded sheets as you've shown and then fold the pillowcases into two long pieces and wrap them end to end around the folded sheets and then place on the shelf. So sweet looking and then the pillowcases stay together with the sheets.

  8. Been doing this trick for years. No one showed me I just didn't like the messy look. Folding this way fits better in the drawers or shelves too. PS. First time to see your blog...found it from Southern Hospitality....love it!

  9. Love this post and just read somewhere today that you can put flat and fitted and one pillowcase into the other pillowcase. nice neat stacks in the linen closet will put a smile on my face anytime.

  10. great idea! I can never fold the darn things either.

  11. I ha e been folding sheets this way since I was 16, not saying how old I am now!

  12. excellent idea, thanks for sharing