Standard coat closet turned functional, mudroom-esque, entryway nook. Yes, really! I would make alternate choices for the organizational aspects of this space but SO love the space iteself. Find the three part tutorial at The House of Smiths blog. Great blog, by the way. Shelley shares practical ideas about upgrading, organizing, and decorating the home on a budget and more! : ) cute site!!
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"On a Roll: Keep your entry clutter-free with stackable rolling bins. Assign one to each member of the family to drop off bags, shoes, and sports equipment. Dress up the fronts of stock bins with painted stencils to create a patchwork of color and pattern."