The components of our new home organization area are:
1. Weekly calendar pad (like this one)
2. Mail organizer (like this one)
3. Dry erase message board
4. Key holder
5. Leash hooks (like these)
6. Purse hook (like this one)
The only items I purchased specifically for the project were the calendar pad (on clearance at the university bookstore) and hook for my purse from Target. I've never had a home for my purse before; I always walk in and set it on a chair, table, counter, or wherever. Now the hook finally gives my purse a home where it is out of the way and where I will not have to search for it before leaving again. The hook might be my favorite part of the nook!
I repainted the leaves of the mail organizer from a copper to several bright colors and silver to match everything else. The dry erase board is made from a repurposed old frame with fabric from Hobby Lobby instead of a photo. I use a small planter pot for my key holder; it was originally purchased to be planter, but ended up making a great place to drop my keys, so I've used it that way ever since.
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