Vintage Foyer / March 27, 2018 / Jazmine Poindexter.
Let MakeSpace store everything else - Don’t have enough room in your entryway to store everything? Let go of the stuff you don’t need. Then let MakeSpace store your off-season clothes, shoes, bike, surfboard, luggage, AC unit, and more. Simply schedule a pickup and pack your things. We’ll pick up everything from your home and carefully transport it to our secure temperature-controlled storage facility. And when you want something back from storage, simply browse the convenient online photo catalog of your stuff, click the item’s photo, and we’ll deliver it straight to you.
You’ll want to start by removing all of your winter and holiday décor. Décor related to any holiday or timely event should be taken down at the most two weeks after the holiday has ended. Keep this in mind as you change up your décor throughout the year. When decorating your entryway for spring, it’s a good time to give the area a refresh as well.
Hang a shelf above your coat rack for extra storage - This entryway storage tip sounds obvious, but it’s worth repeating: A single shelf (above a coat rack or on its own) does wonders for an entryway. Use the self to store mail, sunglasses, purses, or baskets full of winter gear. Turn a closet into a storage nook - The House of Smiths breaks down this minor renovation process in full. The basic idea is this: With some resourcefulness and patience, you can transform a small, dingy closet that doesn’t meet your needs into a cool, functional storage nook. Did we mention this little nook has coat hooks, mail organizers, wooden shoe crates, and a comfy seat? What more could you want?
Considering the fact that an entryway offers the first glimpse inside a home, it’s a seriously overlooked and undervalued area. Sure, your entryway might be small, sparse, dark, or narrow, but hey — it’s got major style and storage potential. After all, what do you get when you remove the piles of shoes and coats behind your front door? Glorious, wide open space. Or maybe just space — space perfect for storing and organizing everything you drop off or pick up on your way in and out of your home. Here are 15 amazing multi-purpose entryway storage hacks, solutions, and ideas that will keep your home’s first and last impression on-point.