winter  organizationWinter is a hard season for your home. It's not only the fight against drafts and the dryness in the air, but the muddy shoes and keeping organized all those extra accesories and multiple layers of clothes. But, worry no more, this hacks will keep at bay the entryway madness for once and for all.

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Use the coat closet door to keep track of your accessories. 1

Use the coat closet door to keep track of your accessories.

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This is an ingenious way to avoid mayhem when looking for scarves, gloves and even hats. What I love the most is that it also saves space.

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Wire and plastic baskets are your best friends. 2

Wire and plastic baskets are your best friends.

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Avoid fabric, paper or rope containers. The winter stuff often gets wet and will damage them.

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Designate an area for muddy shoes. 3

Designate an area for muddy shoes.

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Preferably just outside the home or the closest to the door as possible. No more muddy marks on the floor!

Create a drying station for wet gear. 4

Create a drying station for wet gear.

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River rocks on a tray can suffice. But I do recommend to do research to find the best system for your family. There are few things more frustrating than finding your boots still damp the next time you need them.

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Use the firewood as a decorating element. 5

Use the firewood as a decorating element.

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You will be surprised by the warmth it adds to your room. However, please make sure it's dry and has no bugs.

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Don't forget to take advantage of hidden corners and empty walls. 6

Don't forget to take advantage of hidden corners and empty walls.

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Vertical space is great for big items like skis, snowboards and snowshoes.

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Give each member of the family their own space. 7

Give each member of the family their own space.

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It'll make your life so much easier.

Look for pieces of furniture with more than one purpose. 8

Look for pieces of furniture with more than one purpose.

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There aren't enough words to praise those amazing seats that are also storage areas.

 

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Recreate the concept of the mudroom. 9

Recreate the concept of the mudroom.

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If you are not lucky to have one in your home, or a separate entry through the kitchen or the garage, don't worry. It's possible to create an attractive mudroom by your front door.

Use the different heights of your family members to your advantage. 10

Use the different heights of your family members to your advantage.

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That way you can avoid the madness of stacked puffy coats.