added by Vanessa Brunner to 5 Ways to Make a Better Entrance
4. Make organization obvious. Let's face it: No one in your family is going to keep things neat and clean unless you make it ridiculously easy. Make sure that it's clear where everything goes in the entryway so that there's no confusion. Put out shelves for bags and scarves, little bowls for change and a rack to keep shoes tidy. Look for open containers for the smaller but important items — like keys or cellphones — so that they're easily visible and accessible on your way out the door. Hooks, baskets and bins should all be labeled.