Declutter: Replace a banister with sturdy shelves
as well as books in an
open concept home. Trend alert: Mix rustic
2. Make wall art out of hooks
Think outside the box when it
comes to knobs. Oversized shapes
and exciting textures are an
artful solution to a storage problem.
Knobs, $169 for 5, Mjolk. Photo credit: Sharyn Cairns/ Taverne Agency.
3. Hang a mailbox inside
A mailbox in your hallway makes an easy catch-all for coats, hats and scarves as well as mail. Mailbox, $12, Home Depot. Photo credit: Roberto Caruso.
4. Buy cheap-shic shoe storage
A standard bookcase has more uses than just holding your novels. Stack and store your shoes and you've got your very own luxury closet. Billy bookcase, $70, Ikea.
5. Hide clutter under a cute table skirt
Skirting a table adds style and valuable storage. Look for a table with simple legs to get the most space. Room design, Anne Hepner.