7 Organization Solutions for the Cabin

Late winter is the perfect time to tidy up your retreat
By Kim Schlichting
Published: January 2, 2014
entryway organization tips
Photo by Pottery Barn
The calendar says it's winter, and your cabin may be under a snowdrift. But now is the time to plan ahead for the upcoming spring and summer seasons. Take this lull in the year to get organized.

Chances are, your home-away-from-home could use some fine-tuning. Ask yourself what worked last season and what didn’t. Get out a pen and paper (or your favorite digital notepad) and start listing.

Think about those areas that cause the most frustration: kitchen drawers and cupboards, the laundry area, the entryway, a garage or shed, etc. Plan out how to keep things simple – a place for everything and everything in its place. Set up a template that everyone can follow. It is important to keep everyone on the same page. That way, no one is wasting time looking for things or wondering where to put them.

Here are seven solutions to common cabin organization challenges:
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