I needed a system to organize my winter gear. We have our coats hanging in the laundry room entry way but our hats, gloves, scarves … they were a mess! Here is an easy and inexpensive way I created winter gear storage.
I bought 4 garbage cans from Dollar Tree (one for each family member).
I added chalkboard labels to each trashcan. Any label would work, I just liked these and I found them at Dollar Tree as well.
I put each person’s name on the label.
I placed each individuals hats, gloves/mittens, scarves, etc in their bin.
I placed Command Hooks on the wall above our coat hanging rack and above each person’s coat. I used Command hooks as I wasn’t sure this system was going to work so I wanted to start with something temporary.
I hung each basket up on the hooks above their jackets. I was a little worried that they would fall off but they don’t, they stay on quite nicely.
Here we are a year later and I’m still using them, the command hooks have been great so I haven’t changed them.
This easy winter gear storage system has worked well for us for several years now. Are you ready for your own winter gear storage?
You can use this same concept and store other things in the trash cans. Here are some ideas
- cleaning supplies
- homework supplies
- art and craft supplies
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