If you are lucky enough to have a rather large hallway then why not make full use of the space with these innovative and stylish storage ideas specially designed to fit into hallway spaces? As hallways are such busy places it makes sense to keep everything you need for those rushed mornings in handy containers and on useful hooks, so here are a few of the very best in hallway storage ideas.
Storage Benches and Seating
These storage units are perfect for keeping shoes and bags out of the way as well as providing extra seating. Or if you don’t have a gorgeous window to sit and read at, then why not keep shoes on the shelf and store bags underneath? Or decorate with pretty pot plants? The choice is yours but these stylish storage benches would keep unwanted clutter out of sight and make a handsome piece of hallway furniture.
The Abbeville Hallway Storage Bench from GLTC. The bench is padded for extra comfort handy and pretty storage baskets are great places for book bags, lunch boxes, mini umbrellas, hats etc and these cool designs will fit in no matter what the decor of your hallway is.
The Kipling Storage Bench from GLTC. This neatly sized bench seat offers welcome, extra storage for busy areas like hallways, playrooms and bedrooms. Great for chatting on the telephone or waiting for the kids to get ready for school!
For simplicity and elegance then choose the Large Wicker Storage Seat from amazon. The deep wicker baskets are removable so you can transfer the contents to any room in the house – a great idea for log storage! And the fabulously woven seating makes a fashionable addition to your hallway or indeed any room in the house that could do with extra storage ideas.
Coat Hooks and Racks
I’m a huge lover of coat hooks and racks and will fix them to whatever space is available such as the backs of doors, inside cupboards, walls etc. They are perfect for keeping coats, bags, umbrellas, hats and other items off the floor and out of the way. These fashionable coat hooks and racks will not only help keep your house clear of clutter but also add an unusual decorative piece to your home.
The Amelie Letter Rack and Key Holder from GLTC, part of the Stone Abbeville Hallway collection. A tasteful hallway accessory to give a home to keys, post or any other wayward household papers.
Personalised Oak Coat Pegs from Cleancut Wood are an unusual idea. The hooks are made from solid oak from sustainable sources and can be personalised with the name of your loved one on each side. It makes a wonderful gift idea and is sure to be treasured as well as used for practical purposes of course!
The Magnetic Notice Board And Coat Rack by MijMoj is great for personalising hooks with photos or leaving little reminders for them to see just before they pop out which is a handy way of trying to keep everyone organised – busy families need every organisational trick going! The hooks come in rather useful too!
Shoes are the bane of my life! They are left everywhere and very often mornings are a real trial because one shoe is inevitably missing! So solve those shoe dilemmas with these great shoe storage ideas.
This 2 Tier FSC Beech Wood Shoe Rack from John Lewis is basic, simple and very reasonably priced at just £18. It does the job perfectly, providing 2 shelves to keep your shoes on and is made from sustainable beech wood. You can either leave it in its natural state or paint it for a funkier vibe!
Hallways don’t have to be cluttered, narrow spaces full of tripping hazards. They can be places of calm and peace, even quiet areas to sit and read whilst clutter is kept out of sight in stylish and practical hallway furniture.