Entrance / “boot room” tips

or “8 Ways to Keep Winter Gear From Mucking Up an Entryway“, from http://www.houzz.com/ideabooks/5264166/

Create open storage. “Good air circulation is critical with wet and snowy jackets,” says Jeff Murphy, president of Murphy & Co. Design. Open cubbies not only keep the air moving but make it easy to see a jacket or backpack quickly.

Stock up on baskets and bins. Use containers that slide neatly into divided shelves to keep hats and gloves dust free.

Don’t scrimp on hooks. Hooks are inexpensive.