By rotating a cabinet so that the door opens onto the corner breakfast bar instead of into the kitchen prep zone, this homeowner was able to carve out a kitchen workstation with hidden electrical outlets and a cabinet door lined with cork board. Photo: Nathan Kirkman | thisoldhouse.com
Keep your family organized with this entry message center. This clever project acts as a mail drop, key holder, and versatile message center that includes a chalkboard and cork board. Customize to suit your needs by adding two chalkboards or corkboards, replacing one or the other with an inset mirror, or installing outlets for phone chargers.
Having a home office or message center in the kitchen can be extremely helpful. Here a floor-to-ceiling cabinet conceals a variety of office supplies and keeps everything organized and off the nearby kitchen counter. A five-cubby organizer built into side of the cabinets functions as a mini mailbox for each family member.