One of the most useful home trends of the last few years has been the rise of customized landing zones or drop zones in entryways and mudrooms. If you search #Mudroom or #Entryway on any of the main social media channels, you’ll find and endless selection of beautifully well-organized spaces.
With so many families tripping over book bags, coats, and shoes not just throughout the school year, but year-round, we wanted to share some tips and tricks to make your entryway or mudroom Instagram ready.
1. Where to begin?
No two families are the same and each have different needs. First, start with the existing space without any tidying. Observe how the space is currently being used and what “lands” in that area of your home. The point is not to move all that clutter to another space or convince your family and yourself not to put your boots there, but to understand your family’s needs and find a place where each item can live. By counting the number of items of each type and for each family...