A few weeks ago we inherited some furniture from a lovely family friend who was downsizing. The boys got a new dresser, their room is still in progress so I won't show you that one for now. But we also got 2 small pine cabinets. One for a side table in the family room and one fit just perfectly at the base of our stairs. It looks cute and I think it will be great for wrangling the overflow from the mudroom. You know, mitts and hats and sunglasses - all those little things that build up in the mudroom. And although it looked fine in pine (sorry I didn't get a picture of it) I had a can of turquoise spray paint hanging around. And I can't see a good can of spray paint go to waste just taking up space in the closet.
So.... it's turquoise now.As are some star hooks that were originally intended for the boys room but have been in a cupboard for the last 2 years. Now the kids have a place for their backpacks that is just their height and equal distance from the backdoor and the kitchen - convenient on the way in from school and to pack lunches and collect on the way out the door.
This is the other side of the same landing.
So here's to an organized landing at the bottom of our stairs!
And now a little visual of the progress we have made in the last 2+ years.