6 Simple Ideas To Create An Entryway Nook

Design Inspiration Tips and Fixes

Ugh. Backpacks, jackets, shoes, and whatnots are the bane of many an entryway’s organization and tidiness. Now that school is back in full-force, moms and dads everywhere can use a little extra help keeping their home’s first impression neat and usable. Today’s DIY tips offer some fantastic ways to create a nook out of simple materials that will prove to welcome everyone home in a decorative, organizable manner. Oh, and please…wipe your feet before you come in.

{Bookcase nook}: three simple and personally labeled bookcase units filled with baskets and adorned with hooks make for a perfect nook. Photo: houseandhome.com

{Wall nook nook}: this once empty “what-do-we-do-with-this-wall-nook?” space is sensibly transformed with bead board, hooks, and bench pad. Photo: ohdeedoh.com

{Letter Nook}: installing family member’s first name letter hooks, a chair and sideboard is all it takes to create something fabulously useful.

{Bench nook}: placing a bench and hooks by the front door equals instant nook. I especially love the baskets with family member photos to keep everything in its place. Photo: marthastewart.com

{Shelf nook}: installing a simple shelf creates a wonderfully organized and easy-to-find-stuff entryway. Photo: apartmenttherapy.com

{Crate nook}: hang painted wooden boxes and neat things will happen…add wheels, and you’re golden. Photo: apartmenttherapy.com

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Written By Skaie Knox

Skaie Knox is a storyteller on a quest to provide sparkling content through copywriting, songwriting and video production. She is founder of HomeJelly, Ruggable.com's key copywriter, a published singer/songwriter (Fervor Records/ASCAP) and kid's book author (Big Bug Lunch!). For doable DIY video tutorials, subscribe to her HomeJelly YouTube channel (for link, click on my nose!).