Behind the door http://www.findingfabulousblog.com/2012/01/project-rewindjute-wrapped-wine-bottle.html
Small Space "mudroom" would love to do this in my kitchen by the door!!!
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Dedicated Drop Zone: By-the-door storage makes it easy to catch clutter the moment it enters your home. Even slim hallways can accommodate a bevy of small solutions just inside the door to gather everyday essentials.
Easy Entry Upgrade with DIY built-in coat hooks and wooden crates via @Jenna_Burger, www.sasinteriors.net
bench/shoe storage and coat hangers under stairs? i don't remember if there's a solid wall across from that wall or if it's windows.
30 Clever storage organization ideas for your home - I love the baskets. May use this for my coat rack in the dining room.