Control Clutter in Your Garage With This Simple Design Trick

This "organization station" makes running out of the house a breeze—and transforms your garage into a mini mudroom.


The garage entry is a hot spot in Toni Hammersley’s home, so the brain behind turned that space into an organization station. “The hooks are great for jackets and scarves, the basket for shoes, and the wall organizer for umbrellas,” she says. “When planning, I made a list of what needed to be organized and went with it.” The simple setup even keeps her kids in check. “The less our kids have to think about organizing, the more they are likely to do it.” Hang a wall clock in your garage entryway to keep tabs on the time as you’re rushing out the door.

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