Command Center. In for a penny, in for a pound, right? Now, I don't know what your dining room floor plan is like, but maybe one wall really could be a command center like this. Consolidate org stuff into one place. Back To Schools, Organizations Ideas, Benches, Schools Organizations, Families Command Center, Front Doors, House, Entryway, Kid
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This is a great idea from Iron & Twine. It actually started as three Expedit shelving units from IKEA but when turned on its side, it offers a great storage and organization center that makes a perfect command station.
Kitchen Command Center. I could use this idea on the inside of the kitchen closet door - especially since we are in/out of it all the time. Maybe incorporate chalkboard paint/paper. I want it out of sight but easily accessible and I think this might work.
Another great idea from Tip Junkie - I'm going to use the bucket idea. and of course write the names in vinyl - simplysaiddesigns...