The New Year has been around for a couple weeks. Have you taken charge of your entryway? Chances are you have boots, shoes, and the like scattered around. We have a few tips to help you get all of this chaos organized. If your entryway is a space that you appreciate and want others to see, your family will be more apt to put things where they belong.
Built-In Bench with Storage
A built in bench with a lid that offers storage for boots and shoes is an easy solution. Not only do you have a place to sit to put on and take off foot wear, you also have a nice looking space. Depending on the decor in this space, you may even opt for a coat of paint on your bench. If you want more of a natural look, give the wood a coat of varnish and it will be good to go.
Plenty of Hooks
You can never have enough hooks hanging in your entryway. With several stunning finishes to choose from, you will find hooks that offer a stunning look. From shiny silver to tarnished bronze, there’s something for every style of decor. The key will be training each family member to utilize these hooks. From coats, scarves to hats; stylish hooks in your entryway can lift a lot of items off of the floor.
Organization, Organization, Organization
Boxes for storage are essential when it comes to entryway organization. They are not only functional but also add structure and layer to entire space. You can buy affordable containers at your local store or look for something nice and unique at flea market. With a little of creativity you can make them totally yours as unique as you are.
Little shelf or cabinet with a charging station for your cell phone as well as a safe place to store your keys will be a great investment. And if you are a big of Handy-Andy, it could be very affordable solution to beautify and add utility to your entryway.
Bring in the Light
When was the last time to changed your light fixtures? Now it’s great opportunity to modernize your space and make it special. Invest in new sconces, just make sure they will integrate with colors & the style of your new space. A fresh coat of paint is also another simple, inexpensive way to help in the organization process. A new color, teamed up with new hardware can really make those walls pop.
And finally, if your floor is not built to withstand sand, salt, and snow, we have a solution for you. Click lock vinyl plank flooring offers a quick DIY weekend solution. Vinyl plank flooring is completely DIY friendly, with an easy lock system planks click together in place. No glue is needed to install it and you can walk on your floor right after the installation. Most entryways are not a very large area, which makes this flooring space super affordable when it comes to updating it. The best part? Vinyl is waterproof! So when the kids come inside, bringing dirt, water, mud, and who knows what else, you won’t have to worry about your floors.
Free inspirational ideas and step-by-step guides are all over the internet. All you have to do is search for an inspiration that speaks to you. It could be a Pinterest , YouTube or Instagram. Have you taken the time to organize your entryway, or is it time to dive in and get it all together? We’d love to hear about your tips on organizing your entryway! Write them in the comments below!
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*This post was updated from 2015 to give you a better reading experience and new ideas on how to renovate your home for the new year!