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Family Command Center Ideas

While trying to organize stacks of mail, lists, recipes, and papers, I realized we needed a system to manage these items, and it needed to be functional and tidy.

Thus, to tame our family’s necessary papers, calendars (schedules), mail, menus, grocery lists, keys, and shopping bags, I designed a command center. It is part of our “new” laundry room update.

You can see how we did the entire project HERE.

Command Center Wall Organization

Finished Wall Organization System

 

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I searched on Pinterest boards for other family command center ideas to see what great pictures I could find for inspiration.

Laundry Room Command Center before hooks

Laundry Room Command Center before hooks

 

DIY Home Command Center

Before designing a custom command center for our mudroom/laundry room, I needed to list all items we needed to organize daily, weekly, and monthly.

I no longer need a place for school papers since my youngest child is a senior in college, but I did build a hall tree with cubbies and double coat hooks for organizing and storing backpacks, purses, coats, etc., on the opposite wall.

Command Center Must-Haves

**For your convenience, I have gathered all my organization must-haves HERE.

See the photo of the hall tree below. Learn how to make pillows like these with my DIY envelope pillow covers post.

Mudroom Hall Tree - Storage and Bench

Mudroom Hall Tree – Storage and Bench

 

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After designing and installing my command center, we needed a handy place to store tote bags and grocery bags.

 

 
 
 
 

I purchased this lovely market tote while on vacation in Seaside, Florida, but I found this similar one online.

The DIY coat hook with tote

The DIY coat hook with tote 

Magazine, mail and file folders wall mounted file folder holders

Magazine, mail, and file folders wall mounted file folder holders

 

Grocery list and calendar for planning trips to the store

Grocery list and calendar for planning trips to the store

The grocery list with the paper roll is my favorite find for the command center; moreover, I enjoy every inch of this room.

To-Do List chalkboard is the perfect place to leave a reminder

To-Do List chalkboard is the perfect place to leave a reminder.

I did have a dry erase board before the makeover, and it was so difficult to clean, so I decided to try a DIY chalkboard this time.

Wire bulletin board

Wire bulletin board

The command center keeps the family organized. You can create a command center with items you already have and maybe a few other things to make it unique.

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Boho Bedroom Mood Board

Boho Bedroom Mood Board

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Pleated face masks

Pleated face masks

 

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Kippi

 

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Cecilia

Saturday 1st of January 2022

What a charming office! Thanks for sharing at Vintage Charm!

Adam

Thursday 23rd of September 2021

Great advice, in fact, such an organization was useful to me even during the move. The most important thing is to find a good company https://crosscountrymoversllc.com/service/moving-services/ that can help you do everything, but organizational processes are often yours.

Marie - Interior Frugalista

Friday 30th of July 2021

Great wall organization ideas here, Kippi, and it looks so pretty! I really like the industrial coat hook rack that you made.

Rachelle

Thursday 29th of July 2021

Kippi, I love organization anything :) You are being featured in the featured in the next FWF link party. Hugs RR

Marie

Saturday 24th of July 2021

This is the prettiest command center!

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