Entryway Clutter

How to deal with clutter that collects in your entryway.

Q. My entryway is a cluttered mess!!!  How can I keep this area clear?

A.  The entryway of any home, no matter the size, is a common place for clutter to collect.  Mail, back packs, coats and shoes all end up here. The solution is to have a place for everything to live.  Here are some ideas that should help:

*Large basket for shoes tucked under a bench for sitting.

*Hooks or a coat rack for outerwear and back packs.  There are furniture pieces sold in stores that accomplish this task. ( see photo)

*A pretty bowl or basket for keys, change and other little things that come out of your pockets.

*A small container/basket for mail.  I suggest small because I encourage folks to look through, sort, purge and file your mail daily.  


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Janine Klein May 30, 2012 at 11:42 PM
Great ideas! Probably won't be searching everywhere for your keys either!


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