Organize Your Home: Entryway

Organize Your Home: Entryway

Find quick and easy tips to bring more simplicity to your life – in your entryway.


By: The Daily Clutch

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In this four part series, we bring you quick and easy tips to bring more simplicity to your home.

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Very often the entrance of a home is a dumping ground for shoes, boots, coats, and backpacks. Janine Adams, professional organizer and owner at a Peace of Mind Organizing in St. Louis, Missouri recommends, “Have a designated place for everything.”

  • Hang a key rack by the door so you place your keys there every time . This completely eliminates the lost keys, and wasted time.
  • For families with children, create a space for footwear, coats, and backpacks . Stacked cube shelves hold shoes or boots, along with hats and gloves. Be sure to place a label for each child’s space. And have hooks at the children’s heights for their backpacks and coats so they’re readily accessible.
  • Keep only what you need at the door . Adams suggests keeping only the daily footwear at the entrance. “Other shoes might logically go in the bedroom,” she said.

Looking for other organization ideas? Check out the rest of our Organize Your Home series: Kitchen, Entryway, Laundry, Bathroom and Clutter, written by Amy Grisak, contributor for The Daily Clutch.

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