Join our community of Solution Seekers!

The Best Organizing Tips

A Mudroom Gets Made Over

Beth Ann Kempf’s 200-year-old house has no downstairs closets, so her entry hall has to work overtime. Real Simple reclaimed the spot to improve the family’s overall exit strategy. Here’s how. 

Cluttered entry hall to house
Bjorn Wallander
Advertisement
  

What do you think about this slideshow? Share your own solutions and ideas.

View Earlier Comments

Related Content

Dishes stacked on shelves in front of chalkboard wall

Room-by-Room Organizing

Easy-to-steal storage tricks for small spaces (closets and bathrooms) and larger gathering spots (living rooms and kitchens).

PAGE 3 OF 10
 PreviousNext 

Before: Good Intentions Gone Awry

A shoe cubby was the right approach in theory, but this unit didn’t hold enough, so shoes migrated to the floor. Closed-door cabinets were loaded with cleaning products that should have been in the basement. Random baskets popped up and got filled instantly. The family’s hats, scarves, and gloves lived in solid gray bins, so it was impossible to locate anything. As a result, accessories were forgotten about and hands went cold.

Advertisement
Computer desk
Say what you want about The Bachelorette star Andi Dorfman, but she got what she...
from The Nest Blog » house & home
People who play video games or watch television to unwind after a hard day may ...
from FOXNews.com
Sure, a pint-size kitchen may not be ideal, but there are ways to make the most ...
from POPSUGAR Home
What's with all the hate? Read more: Almonds , Healthy Re...
from Tastepartner on The Huffington Post
...
from HuffPost Home - The Huffington Post
A very dilapidated motorcycle garage on New York City’s Lower West Side seems t...
from Houzz