Karl Lohnes on keeping your front hall organized
Published Friday, September 7, 2012 10:38AM EDT
Back to work and school means more stuff books, bags, shoes and clothes cluttering the front hall. Design expert Karl Lohnes shared these finds on CTV’s Canada AM to keep your front hall neat and organized.
Recycling/hopper bin, $40
Great for dry storage and recycling. This is durable plastic and stackable, so it can be stored inside a closet.
Leather storage bench, $80
Great in a hallway as a slim seat. Good for storage and it’s also made of easy-to-clean bonded leather.
Over door coat rack with 12 hooks, $15
Great for hanging an assortment of coats, backpacks, purses and hats. Every door in the house can handle one of these.
Bright white LED light for inside closet, $15
Offers wireless, bright white light, easy touch on/off, as well as a magnetic and adhesive back.
Reground mat, $23
A great pick to keep water, dirt and snow from tracking into the house. This mat is durable and has a long- lasting rubber finish.
Hallway runner, $6/ linear foot
This pick comes with a non-slip gel backing. It is also 25 inches wide and be can custom cut to any length.
Console Table, $300
Available online only, this table’s narrow depth is great for hallways. The two-tier design provides ample storage.
Fabric cubes from Martha Stewart, $6.50
This pick comes with label windows and cut-out handles for easy lifting. Available in lots of great colours.
Walnut wardrobe, $150
This wardrobe features stylish details like raised panel doors, brushed metal handles and trend wood finish. It has one shelf and a hanging rod inside.