24 Stunning Command Center Ideas that Will Keep You Insanely Organized
Having a command center in your home to keep track of everything your family has going on can turn your life from chaotic to a well-oiled machine.
And I’m not exaggerating at all.
When you think about all the different schedules you need to keep track of, all of your obligations, everything you need to do for your kids, everything you need to make sure your kids do, and so on, it can be a bit much.
This is why you see so many parents running around with crazy eyes. It’s a lot to handle.
So before you reach for the wine, let me show you how easy a family command center can be to set up, as well as a few stunning command center ideas that you can put together in your own house to bring back some of your sanity.
Because life’s too short for all that stress, mama.
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Command Center Essentials
First of all, let’s take a look at what you need to include in your own family command center to help you manage everything your family has going on.
Family Command Center Supplies
With Suggestions to Match Any Style
- Baskets to Hang on the Wall: You can either sort things by family member or by item type and then use one basket for each group of items.
- Mail Organizer: Paper can easily be sorted by things you need to take care of, things you need to hold onto for reference, and things you need to shred.
- Dry Erase Calendar: Dry erase calendars are the best because you can easily change things to stay up-to-date.
- Magazine Holders: These are great to organize phone books, take-out menus, homework, permission slips, address books, and so on.
- Wall File Organizer: This is sometimes easier to organize homework, permission slips, and other paper items.
- Charging Station: Having one place to charge most electronics will make it easier for you to keep track of where they are at all times.
- Cross-Cut Paper Shredder: Having a shredder set up and ready to go makes it easy to shred all junk mail the second it enters your house.
- Office Supply Organizer: Keep pens, paper clips, scissors, a stapler, and other office supplies organized so everyone can always find what they’re looking for.
Kitchen Command Centers
One Wall Family Command Center by At Charlotte’s House
Inexpensive DIY Family Command Center by Intentional Adventures
Magnetic Family Command Center by Landee See Landee Do
Stylish DIY Kitchen Command Center by The Caldwell Project
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Wall Command Centers
Chalkboard Family Command Center by Jenna Burger Design
Full Family Organization Wall by One Creative Housewife
Giant Wall Command Center by Beneath My Heart
DIY Wall Command Center by Sarah R. Bagley
Make sure you check out: 7 Home Organizing Pro-Tips
Command Center Desks
Command Center Gallery Wall by Home Remedies
Corner Desk Command Center by Hi SugarPlum!
Family Command Center by Home Heart Harmony
Function Family Command Center by Semi-Domesticated Mama
Struggling with paper clutter? Check out: Busy Mom Hacks to Conquer Your Paper Clutter
Small Space Command Centers
Mail Room Command Center by The Small Things
School and Work Command Center by Emerson Grey Designs
Simple Family Command Center by Domestic Imperfection
Messenger Center by Delineate Your Dwelling
Need some help organizing your small space? Check out: How to Organize a Small Space
Hidden Command Centers
Command Center Closet by The Happy Housie
Cabinet Command Center by Simply Organized
Pantry Command Center by Sand and Sisal
Clever Cabinet Kitchen Command Center by Fine Home Building
Want some more inspiration? Check out: 6 Insanely Clever Home Organizing Solutions
Family Command Centers
Family Command Center by Unoriginal Mom
Bright DIY Command Center by The Homes I Have Made
Entryway Command Center by The O.C.D Life via I’m an Organizing Junkie
Original Family Command Center by At Charlotte’s House
Ready to dive in? Then you might also like: How to Get Organized When You Don’t Know Where to Start
Which command centers are your favorite? Let me know in the comments!
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