Use the coat closet door to keep track of your accessories. 1
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.
Wire and plastic baskets are your best friends. 2
Avoid fabric, paper or rope containers. The winter stuff often gets wet and will damage them.
Designate an area for muddy shoes. 3
Preferably just outside the home or the closest to the door as possible. No more muddy marks on the floor!
Use the firewood as a decorating element. 5
You will be surprised by the warmth it adds to your room. However, please make sure it's dry and has no bugs.
Don't forget to take advantage of hidden corners and empty walls. 6
Vertical space is great for big items like skis, snowboards and snowshoes.
Give each member of the family their own space. 7
It'll make your life so much easier.
Look for pieces of furniture with more than one purpose. 8
There aren't enough words to praise those amazing seats that are also storage areas.
Recreate the concept of the mudroom. 9
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.