Solve Your Storage Problems Once and for All
Here is a smart strategy from All You to beat clutter in your family's favorite dumping ground -- the entryway -- by outfitting the space with the right organizing and storage gear.
Children's coat spot: Make it easy for kids to put away their jackets. Screw Shaker pegs into a chair rail at a height where they can reach.
Changing bench: Use a bench to encourage everyone to take the time to sit, remove shoes, and then stow them in the appropriate spot.
Bags and sports gear shelving: Assign kids their own shelves in a large, decorative bookcase. They'll be able to store everyday things.
- Put heavy backpacks on the bottom shelf.
- Place balls on trays so they won't roll off.
- Make room for art supplies, overnight bags, and helmets.
Equipment bin: Gather tennis rackets, lacrosse sticks, and baseball bats in wire baskets.