I don't know about your neck of the woods, but where I am from, we are definitely in the dead of winter. I am talking snow and freezing temperatures. There isn't a better time than now to show you how I organize our coat closet. It's the first door in our hallway right off of the front door. We have lived in this house for over 2 years now and still haven't gotten around to painting inside this closet or changing out the shelving. I really would like to do both at some point. Regardless, this closet does it's job.
The best thing I ever put in our coat closet was an over-the-door 24-pocket shoe organizer. It's where we keep our most often used gloves and hats. Prior to buying this, our outerwear was, well, out of control.
All of our scarves and most of my husband's winter hats are in bins on the top shelf of the closet. I labeled the bins with Martha Stewart chalkboard labels. On the floor, there are two shoe organizers. We don't keep any shoes in here, so I usually just store excess toilet paper there. I keep our two diaper bags in here as well.
It's very rare that this closet gets messy. I love those spaces that stay organized no matter what. There are very few of them in our house, but this is definitely one of them! I never have to worry about things falling out when I open the door and we haven't had a hard time finding gloves and hats since I bought that shoe organizer. Love love love! Stay warm, my friends!
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