thats a cute idea to put sayings on your steps. like bible quotes or something. but hopefully people don't get distracted and trip :) haha.
Behind Closed Doors- Stow hard-to-find hats, mittens, gloves, and the like in wicker baskets placed in a wallpapered armoire. Designate one basket per person and place printed labels inside a clear luggage tag. Hang the tags from the basket handles and add a matching ribbon to complete the look.
Individualized "Pick Up baskets". When you find someone's stuff lying around the house, you put it in their individual baskets and then they have to empty it by the end of the night. GENIUS!