Let’s face it. Unless you’re Martha Stewart, we could all use a little help getting more organized. And with school just around the corner, there’s no better time than now! Here are some fabulous finds to bring order and style to your home.
An elegant bulletin board? Yes! Framed in a warm antique gold finish, Acanthus Message Boards let you post notes, schedules and messages in style. Available in cork or chalkboard at www.ballarddesigns.com from $59.99. Various sizes available.
These colorful footlockers from The Container Store are perfect for the foot of the bed or anywhere storage is needed. They’re also light enough for college students to tote with them and great for summer campers. Store books, clothes, linens or other treasures. Available at www.containerstore.com for $85.00 each.
Sturdy rattan baskets with chalkboard labels make for fun organization. Use them in the mudroom to separate your children’s things or in the playroom to organize toys. The baskets are available in three color options and two sizes at www.potterybarnkids.com from $18.00 each. Chalkboard labels are sold in sets of two for $8.00.
Brighten your walls and organize all those loose papers with Fabric Wall-Mount Organizers. Eight pockets are perfectly sized for magazines, comic books, to-go menus or classroom handouts. Available at www.containerstore.com for $14.99 each.
Personalize your space or divide your children’s activities with Monogrammed Magnetic Burlap Boards. The metal board is hand covered in natural burlap and finished with a black grosgrain ribbon hanger. Includes 18 magnets. Available at www.ballarddesigns.com for $69.00 each.
Bring a touch of the classroom home with Locker Baskets from The Land of Nod. Perfect for storing kid essentials, the durable baskets feature side cutout handles and safe rounded edges. Three old school locker vents and an authentic looking locker number plate are displayed on the front. Available at www.landofnod.com for $16.95 each.