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Organizing Your Home's Entryway

The entryway to your home can unfortunately become a dumping ground for clutter as family members come inside. This is a guide about organizing your home's entryway.


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By 10 found this helpful
September 17, 2012

Like many people, our entryway was cluttered and nothing really had a place to be put away, while still being accessible. We have dogs so one of the big issues was storing their leashes and bags for picking up after them. We also needed a place for keys, wallets, etc.


So after looking around at Ikea I found some inexpensive items to help get our clutter under control. For $11 I was able to create a space next to our door for everything.

Items I purchased:

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June 21, 20105 found this helpful

While organizing my front entryway, I realized I needed places for junk mail which I recycle, bills, and items to be shredded. I hung some attractive straw purses on my coat rack with labels for each.

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August 25, 2014

We have a smallish entryway and a largish family! :) It has a closet as well, but it is very small. We have loads of shoes, coats, and winter gear when cold. I have 1 over the door shoe holder on the inside of the closet door, but it's not nearly enough.
Please help me make sense out of the clutter. I don't mind re-purposing or craft projects. I just don't know what to do with it all. Help!

By missy


July 21, 20150 found this helpful

Remove all non seasonal items and store them elsewhere.

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By 6 found this helpful
May 29, 2009

My brother made this bench for his entryway. He calls it a Mexican bench because it is so colorful. It is made of fir and poplar. It took him a week on and off to make.

Mexican Bench

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