15 Responses to How to Create a Command Center That Works for Your Family

  1. Great job! Very stylish and functional! This inspires me to finally tackle such a project. I’ve always wanted to do this but we are short on wall space, but after seeing your layout, I think I can make something work, just a more compact version. Thanks for sharing!

  2. I love this! We live at my MIL’s right now and just put a gorgeous old desk in our room – I’ve been looking all over for a great command center how to! Now I am so inspired to organize all of our things calendars and important papers!! This nesting thing is no joke ;]

  3. What an awesome command center! You have some great tips here. Now I want to make one of my own! Perhaps there is a better place than the back of the couch to put our incoming mail. ;)

  4. Great command central! I am soon-to-be-divorced and have no kids and will eventually have my own apt. Is it weird/dumb to have a command center for 1 person? I am always losing papers, esp. bills!
    Also, does HomeGoods have a website and if they do do they offer shippiing? There are none in my part of my state;(

    • Definitely NOT weird or dumb to have a command center for 1 person! Sometimes I feel like I need to create one for each member of the family :-) I don’t think HomeGoods sells online since their inventory really varies store to store…but you could probably find something similar at a place like Target, or TJ Maxx, or maybe the Container Store online?

    • Hi Lauren, I made it myself with my Silhouette, but there are plenty of sellers on Etsy who will do custom vinyl designs for your wall!

  5. Love the command center ideas! I signed up for your newsletter and the menu planner, but I never received the menu planner. I checked my spam as well. Any way you could send it again? Thanks!

    • Hi Vicki, I don’t have your name or email address on my list, so it looks like your subscription didn’t go through for some reason. Did you receive a confirmation email to confirm your subscription? Maybe try subscribing again and if it still doesn’t go through send me an email (meredith@unoriginalmom.com) and I’ll send you the planner. Sorry for the trouble!

    • Hi Jana, I got this calendar at Target a few years ago, I don’t know if they still carry the same one, but you could check!

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