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Foyer Storage for Shoes, Bags and Keys 2013

Post by Admin on Sun Sep 15, 2013 3:58 am

2013 2013 2013 <div style="text-align: center;"><img height="346" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-AHG4NG2_mg0/UIQ7Ab_Jq2I/AAAAAAAAG0Q/k9tUFP78IEs/s400/8.jpg" width="400" /></div><div style="text-align: center;">When I want my family to put their own things away - it's got to be pretty convenient for them or they won't do it. How hard can it be to throw shoes in a <a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2012/10/shoe-storage-in-foyer.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: #660000;">wooden box</span></b></a>?</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /><a name='more'></a><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-T2I0SU-l4pQ/UiupECiO0DI/AAAAAAAANrg/SQLaCQGfQZo/s1600/shoe+Collage+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="316" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-T2I0SU-l4pQ/UiupECiO0DI/AAAAAAAANrg/SQLaCQGfQZo/s400/shoe+Collage+h.jpg" width="400" /></a></div>It worked for a while but my kids' shoe sizes change so often that our shoes piled up and I never cleaned it out - they were overflowing.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-fX-GT96NRlQ/UiupLeS62SI/AAAAAAAANro/nLoo3fkcaOg/s1600/Foyer+3+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-fX-GT96NRlQ/UiupLeS62SI/AAAAAAAANro/nLoo3fkcaOg/s640/Foyer+3+h.jpg" width="408" /></a></div>After a little organizing of the shoes - I placed the ones that actually fit on the lower shelf of this bench. The big boots are Ben's - he loves to explore in marshy places.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-70WEDu9U48w/UiuqZCxXGdI/AAAAAAAANso/_VTP--1B_vM/s1600/Foyer+11+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-70WEDu9U48w/UiuqZCxXGdI/AAAAAAAANso/_VTP--1B_vM/s640/Foyer+11+h.jpg" width="390" /></a></div>I took away the long iron set of hooks and replaced them with my old door chalkboard (hung from large<a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2012/08/old-window-family-photos-display.html" target="_blank">&nbsp;<b><span style="color: #660000;">D rings onto Monkey hooks</span></b></a>). Each boy has one hook for his backpack. The chalk sits in that old match holder. I was finding that more storage wasn't necessarily better. All those hooks invited everything to land on them - creating a cluttered mess. The big wooden shoe box just held more shoes that we didn't use <i>plus</i> other junk.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-v-fc1fer-B0/UiupV1v0CqI/AAAAAAAANrw/PtiJG7cMkLs/s1600/Foyer+2+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-v-fc1fer-B0/UiupV1v0CqI/AAAAAAAANrw/PtiJG7cMkLs/s640/Foyer+2+h.jpg" width="507" /></a></div>The <a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2012/09/new-old-foyer-table.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: #660000;">foyer table</span></b></a> had to move to the other wall. Since it was custom made to fit the long wall - I had to cut just the top down about 1 inch each side. I used a circular saw for that task. I don't like to use circular saws but they are necessary for jobs like this.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Jm8k7hFgMjs/Uiupb4PK5ZI/AAAAAAAANr4/Pb6im84Aw1E/s1600/Foyer+1+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Jm8k7hFgMjs/Uiupb4PK5ZI/AAAAAAAANr4/Pb6im84Aw1E/s640/Foyer+1+h.jpg" width="449" /></a></div>The table got a <a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2012/10/back-in-black.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: #660000;">paint color change</span></b></a>, also. Artichoke by Valspar from Lowe's. It matches <a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2013/08/painted-stairs.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: #660000;">my stairs</span></b></a>. You can see a lamp cord there - <i>shoot</i>! I tried to hide those.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-dDhSxkdpN3M/Uip3bP3SPzI/AAAAAAAANqk/t3Mg-CWHx2M/s1600/1+cord+Collage.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="424" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-dDhSxkdpN3M/Uip3bP3SPzI/AAAAAAAANqk/t3Mg-CWHx2M/s640/1+cord+Collage.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">I turn on the foyer lamps at dusk. To make it easy to turn them on together - I used an extension cord with an on-off button. It doesn't show behind the metal wall art that I use to hide the plugs and cords.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-x0NxCpCA2Wk/UiupjNKU-bI/AAAAAAAANsA/YOA1t9jAxhU/s1600/Foyer+9+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-x0NxCpCA2Wk/UiupjNKU-bI/AAAAAAAANsA/YOA1t9jAxhU/s640/Foyer+9+h.jpg" width="537" /></a></div>That <a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2012/09/new-old-foyer-table.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: #660000;">narrow table</span></b></a> works well there.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-y7HbRJfn5cE/UiuptFVPYWI/AAAAAAAANsI/sMoYMe86zcI/s1600/Foyer+5+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-y7HbRJfn5cE/UiuptFVPYWI/AAAAAAAANsI/sMoYMe86zcI/s640/Foyer+5+h.jpg" width="402" /></a></div>I like our foyer shape a lot but it is really hard to give you a full picture.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Here is the floor plan - if that helps.</div><div style="text-align: center;"><img height="400" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-It2iuaJ4tto/UOzgf8-QZ7I/AAAAAAAAKaI/WFgqlkyfAEE/s400/QG_TheAllyn_1.png" width="327" /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-O4MrVTxpPt0/Uiupz1UIeMI/AAAAAAAANsQ/_pQFtdB-Ckc/s1600/Foyer+7+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-O4MrVTxpPt0/Uiupz1UIeMI/AAAAAAAANsQ/_pQFtdB-Ckc/s640/Foyer+7+h.jpg" width="390" /></a></div>I like these <a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2012/02/yes-door-on-my-mantel.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: #660000;">old french doors</span></b></a> placed on either side of the main front door. This one has a hook for my keys. The<b><span style="color: #660000;"> </span></b><span style="color: #660000;"><a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2013/03/preserved-boxwood-makeover_10.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: #660000;">preserved boxwoods</span></b></a> </span>that I made earlier this year are pretty here, too.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Jewj8lBKZZM/UiuqGpx-xMI/AAAAAAAANsg/R_ElGYbblSY/s1600/Foyer+6+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="325" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Jewj8lBKZZM/UiuqGpx-xMI/AAAAAAAANsg/R_ElGYbblSY/s400/Foyer+6+h.jpg" width="400" /></a></div>The pictures on the wall have been hung some place in my home for years. The boys are 5 years old in them. So little and sweet. (well - not always sweet) The foyer feels lighter and a little simpler.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZaLDFl25FK0/Uiup7Iuqv-I/AAAAAAAANsY/fp6tFXvKbpE/s1600/Foyer+10+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZaLDFl25FK0/Uiup7Iuqv-I/AAAAAAAANsY/fp6tFXvKbpE/s640/Foyer+10+h.jpg" width="440" /></a></div>My shadow, Ms. Mazi, stood next to me every minute of this project (besides the sawing part). I think she misses the boys while they are at school. I went out to lunch three times this week....wow! Back to school is great! Maybe next week I will try to go to the gym three times instead of out to lunch.<br /><br />Sharing with: <b><a href="http://thecharmofhome.blogspot.com/2013/09/home-sweet-home-136.html" target="_blank">Charm of Home</a></b></div><!-- BLOGHER ADS Begin supplemental 970 ad --><script src="http://ads.blogherads.com/96/9634/970.js" type="text/javascript"></script><!-- End supplemental 970 ad --> <br> 2013 2013 2013 <br><div style="text-align: center;"><img height="346" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-AHG4NG2_mg0/UIQ7Ab_Jq2I/AAAAAAAAG0Q/k9tUFP78IEs/s400/8.jpg" width="400" /></div><div style="text-align: center;">When I want my family to put their own things away - it's got to be pretty convenient for them or they won't do it. How hard can it be to throw shoes in a <a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2012/10/shoe-storage-in-foyer.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: #660000;">wooden box</span></b></a>?</div><div style="text-align: center;"><br /><a name='more'></a><br /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-T2I0SU-l4pQ/UiupECiO0DI/AAAAAAAANrg/SQLaCQGfQZo/s1600/shoe+Collage+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="316" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-T2I0SU-l4pQ/UiupECiO0DI/AAAAAAAANrg/SQLaCQGfQZo/s400/shoe+Collage+h.jpg" width="400" /></a></div>It worked for a while but my kids' shoe sizes change so often that our shoes piled up and I never cleaned it out - they were overflowing.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-fX-GT96NRlQ/UiupLeS62SI/AAAAAAAANro/nLoo3fkcaOg/s1600/Foyer+3+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-fX-GT96NRlQ/UiupLeS62SI/AAAAAAAANro/nLoo3fkcaOg/s640/Foyer+3+h.jpg" width="408" /></a></div>After a little organizing of the shoes - I placed the ones that actually fit on the lower shelf of this bench. The big boots are Ben's - he loves to explore in marshy places.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-70WEDu9U48w/UiuqZCxXGdI/AAAAAAAANso/_VTP--1B_vM/s1600/Foyer+11+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-70WEDu9U48w/UiuqZCxXGdI/AAAAAAAANso/_VTP--1B_vM/s640/Foyer+11+h.jpg" width="390" /></a></div>I took away the long iron set of hooks and replaced them with my old door chalkboard (hung from large<a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2012/08/old-window-family-photos-display.html" target="_blank">&nbsp;<b><span style="color: #660000;">D rings onto Monkey hooks</span></b></a>). Each boy has one hook for his backpack. The chalk sits in that old match holder. I was finding that more storage wasn't necessarily better. All those hooks invited everything to land on them - creating a cluttered mess. The big wooden shoe box just held more shoes that we didn't use <i>plus</i> other junk.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-v-fc1fer-B0/UiupV1v0CqI/AAAAAAAANrw/PtiJG7cMkLs/s1600/Foyer+2+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-v-fc1fer-B0/UiupV1v0CqI/AAAAAAAANrw/PtiJG7cMkLs/s640/Foyer+2+h.jpg" width="507" /></a></div>The <a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2012/09/new-old-foyer-table.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: #660000;">foyer table</span></b></a> had to move to the other wall. Since it was custom made to fit the long wall - I had to cut just the top down about 1 inch each side. I used a circular saw for that task. I don't like to use circular saws but they are necessary for jobs like this.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Jm8k7hFgMjs/Uiupb4PK5ZI/AAAAAAAANr4/Pb6im84Aw1E/s1600/Foyer+1+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Jm8k7hFgMjs/Uiupb4PK5ZI/AAAAAAAANr4/Pb6im84Aw1E/s640/Foyer+1+h.jpg" width="449" /></a></div>The table got a <a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2012/10/back-in-black.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: #660000;">paint color change</span></b></a>, also. Artichoke by Valspar from Lowe's. It matches <a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2013/08/painted-stairs.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: #660000;">my stairs</span></b></a>. You can see a lamp cord there - <i>shoot</i>! I tried to hide those.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-dDhSxkdpN3M/Uip3bP3SPzI/AAAAAAAANqk/t3Mg-CWHx2M/s1600/1+cord+Collage.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="424" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-dDhSxkdpN3M/Uip3bP3SPzI/AAAAAAAANqk/t3Mg-CWHx2M/s640/1+cord+Collage.jpg" width="640" /></a></div><div style="text-align: center;">I turn on the foyer lamps at dusk. To make it easy to turn them on together - I used an extension cord with an on-off button. It doesn't show behind the metal wall art that I use to hide the plugs and cords.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-x0NxCpCA2Wk/UiupjNKU-bI/AAAAAAAANsA/YOA1t9jAxhU/s1600/Foyer+9+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-x0NxCpCA2Wk/UiupjNKU-bI/AAAAAAAANsA/YOA1t9jAxhU/s640/Foyer+9+h.jpg" width="537" /></a></div>That <a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2012/09/new-old-foyer-table.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: #660000;">narrow table</span></b></a> works well there.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-y7HbRJfn5cE/UiuptFVPYWI/AAAAAAAANsI/sMoYMe86zcI/s1600/Foyer+5+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://2.bp.blogspot.com/-y7HbRJfn5cE/UiuptFVPYWI/AAAAAAAANsI/sMoYMe86zcI/s640/Foyer+5+h.jpg" width="402" /></a></div>I like our foyer shape a lot but it is really hard to give you a full picture.</div><div style="text-align: center;">Here is the floor plan - if that helps.</div><div style="text-align: center;"><img height="400" src="http://1.bp.blogspot.com/-It2iuaJ4tto/UOzgf8-QZ7I/AAAAAAAAKaI/WFgqlkyfAEE/s400/QG_TheAllyn_1.png" width="327" /></div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-O4MrVTxpPt0/Uiupz1UIeMI/AAAAAAAANsQ/_pQFtdB-Ckc/s1600/Foyer+7+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-O4MrVTxpPt0/Uiupz1UIeMI/AAAAAAAANsQ/_pQFtdB-Ckc/s640/Foyer+7+h.jpg" width="390" /></a></div>I like these <a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2012/02/yes-door-on-my-mantel.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: #660000;">old french doors</span></b></a> placed on either side of the main front door. This one has a hook for my keys. The<b><span style="color: #660000;"> </span></b><span style="color: #660000;"><a href="http://downtoearthstyle.blogspot.com/2013/03/preserved-boxwood-makeover_10.html" target="_blank"><b><span style="color: #660000;">preserved boxwoods</span></b></a> </span>that I made earlier this year are pretty here, too.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Jewj8lBKZZM/UiuqGpx-xMI/AAAAAAAANsg/R_ElGYbblSY/s1600/Foyer+6+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="325" src="http://3.bp.blogspot.com/-Jewj8lBKZZM/UiuqGpx-xMI/AAAAAAAANsg/R_ElGYbblSY/s400/Foyer+6+h.jpg" width="400" /></a></div>The pictures on the wall have been hung some place in my home for years. The boys are 5 years old in them. So little and sweet. (well - not always sweet) The foyer feels lighter and a little simpler.</div><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"></div><div style="text-align: center;"><div class="separator" style="clear: both; text-align: center;"><a href="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZaLDFl25FK0/Uiup7Iuqv-I/AAAAAAAANsY/fp6tFXvKbpE/s1600/Foyer+10+h.jpg" imageanchor="1" style="margin-left: 1em; margin-right: 1em;"><img border="0" height="640" src="http://4.bp.blogspot.com/-ZaLDFl25FK0/Uiup7Iuqv-I/AAAAAAAANsY/fp6tFXvKbpE/s640/Foyer+10+h.jpg" width="440" /></a></div>My shadow, Ms. Mazi, stood next to me every minute of this project (besides the sawing part). I think she misses the boys while they are at school. I went out to lunch three times this week....wow! Back to school is great! Maybe next week I will try to go to the gym three times instead of out to lunch.<br /><br />Sharing with: <b><a href="http://thecharmofhome.blogspot.com/2013/09/home-sweet-home-136.html" target="_blank">Charm of Home</a></b></div><!-- BLOGHER ADS Begin supplemental 970 ad --><script src="http://ads.blogherads.com/96/9634/970.js" type="text/javascript"></script><!-- End supplemental 970 ad --> <br>2013 2013 2013 <br> <a href="http://www.matrixar.com/" title="Matrix ">المصفوفة : أجمل الخلفيات والصور</a>

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