Like large cabinet, not individual so can be one large coat closet.  Upper cabinet good for umbrellas and winter stuff.

Entryway Storage Solutions

Like cork board on inside of door. Also like that the doors close so it looks put away. A little more sitting room for putting on shoes.

Back to School Organization...a place for all the backpacks, permission slips, coats and school stuff

I like how this has room for library books. Back to School Organization.a place for all the backpacks, permission slips, coats and school stuff

Get Organized In 2014 - 20 Genius Upcycled Storage Ideas - Giddy Upcycled

Get Organized This Year - 20 Genius Upcycled Storage Ideas

Need to add file bin(s) to our backpack station. Keep the table and counters clear of homework papers and avoid losing important assignments. I like the lower hanging hooks for backpacks. Could add these to our mudroom.

Towel bars can look at home in other parts of your house too! Hung at kid-height, this entryway solution inhibits floor clutter.

9 Clever Ways to Organize With a Towel Bar

Hung at kid-height, this towel bar entryway solution (aka a corner command center) inhibits floor clutter. Click through for more on this and other uses for towel bars.

This simple-to-build, kid-sized coat rack will provide the perfect place for little hats and coats to hang.  maybe even add hooks to your childs bed if they have bed posts!

Make an Easy Kids' Coat Rack

Porch Rail Coat Rack - 25 Ways to Upcycle Your Old Stuff on HGTV An old porch rail works great as a functional coat rack for a mudroom or kid's room. All it needs is fresh paint and hooks.

Functional cabinet. A little bench provide convenience when you put on or take off your shoes. A few hooks for hunging up the purses and jackets. Brown baskets above for scarves and gloves, leashes and miscellaneous paraphernalia.

Granite as the top of the bench is pretty genius. Wouldnt have to worry about it getting all dinged up. Would rather have the cabinets on top. Really like that travertine color too.

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Drop zone when you dont have space for a mud room. Entry way. No corner, but double hooks. organization-space-saver Doing this ASAP.

Such a simple tip: double-sided hooks under a high shelf in an entrance way for coat and bag storage.

Fall Organizing Tips

Fall Accessory Storage For the jackets, umbrellas, backpacks, and purses that pile up this time of year, take a cue from restaurants by installing double ceiling hooks underneath a shelf.

DIY Ladder Shelf @ making it in the mountains

DIY Ladder Shelf

A quick and easy DIY Ladder Shelf tutorial that anyone can make - perfect to put to work indoors or out! HUGE LINKY LIST - end of post

DIY Backpack and Homework Center-

DIY Backpack and Homework Center

Portis coat rack ( twenty dollars) from IKEA, turned upside down so that toddlers won't pull the baskets off the top. Each has their own.  Hopefully a time saver in the morning not having to look for shoes, lunch boxes and backpacks!  I might put a cork board or whiteboard above each for notes/ schedules.

Portis coat rack from IKEA, turned upside down. Basket for each child and peg for their school bag. Could put family notice board above.

ÄPPLARÖ Wall panel/Coat rack and Backpack rack

repurpose ikea furniture for wall panel - entry- ÄPPLARÖ Wall panel/Coat rack and Backpack rack - IKEA Hackers