Robe hooks may be the most versatile of all accessories, adding convenient storage throughout the home. Consider these 15 awesome ideas for robe and coat hooks.
1. Hang a Purse or Lunch Bag
Attach them under the kitchen island for an easy out of the way storage idea for your purse or lunch bag!
2. Necklace Organization
If you don't like untangling those really small gold and silver chains this is the perfect solution. Hang them on a series of small coat hooks in the bedroom. Organized by size and color, and so you no longer have to spend a time untangling a mess of chains and beads. It also serves double purpose by being a piece of art!
3. Tool Storage
Just like pots and pans, tools usually have a hole or hook integrated into the design. Use this to your advantage to organize your garage or workshop. Smaller hooks are great for things like scissors, soldering irons and hammers. Big hooks can support the weight of drills, sanders and saws. And speaking from experience, they are much more sturdy than the pegboard hooks that always seem to fall out when you remove a tool.
4. Drawer Handles
Yes, many coat hooks are actually very cool alternatives for the traditional drawer handles.You can hang shirts from them when sorting the laundry. With two on each drawer, you have 4 to 12 handy hooks at your disposal whenever you need them. or just add them top the top. JBe sure to pick sturdy hooks with screws, nothing that's self-stick or too fragile.
5. Curtain Rod Holders
Why not replace those standard curtain rod hooks with coat hooks? They are often a lot less expensive, and do basically the same job. They, too, come in a variety of styles and colors, and allow you to really bring a unique look to the window treatment. They are also much easier to hang and allow better access to taking the curtains down for cleaning.
6. Tablet/iPad Stations
Using the smaller hooks, you can create a tablet holder in any room in your house… even the bathroom. Just place two of the hooks on a wall, using the longest side of the iPad as your guide. Then place another two hooks at the top, the same distance apart, but upside down. Now you can slide the tablet into it's custom holder and it will be held there safely, leaving your hands free.
7. Pan Lid Holders
One simple way to deal with the pan storage pain is to utilize the space on the inside of your cabinet doors. A couple of small hooks placed a few inches apart at an angle will hold a pan lid in place. It also makes it easy to remove when you need it.
8. Hang your kitchen utensils
Want a cool way to hang your most used kitchen untensils? Hang the on a hook for easy access for cooking the family a meal.
9. Ironing Board Hanger
Coat hooks often hold way more weight than the average coat. This is why they're perfect for hanging ironing boards. Find two durable brass, iron, or steel coat hooks that the foot of the ironing board will easily fit into. Hang these horizontally on the wall of your laundry room, and you now have a great place for the ironing board to go without constantly tripping over it on laundry day.
10.Store Backpacks in a
Attach them on the wall in the mudd room to keep the little ones bags off the floor. It help keep the mess off the floor and provides the perfect storage area for easy access.
11. Hang Your Keys
Put a robe hook next to the door to hold your keys! Then you will always know exactly where they are when heading out the door!
12. Display Tomorrows Outfit
Make getting dressed simple in the morning by setting your outfit out on a robe hook in your room. This is an awesome idea for the kids to get ready for school.
13. Hang Belts and Ties
Hang belts and ties on robe hooks in the closet to have easy access to pick out what you need for the day.
14. Hang Wet or Snowy Gear
Don't throw those wet clothes on the floor! Hang them up and let them air dry!
15. Hang Washcloths or Poufs in the Shower
Put a robe hook in the shower so that you are not laying your wet washcloth on the faucets! This will allow them to dry better and not hide your beautiful faucets!
What cool uses for coat hooks have you come up with? Please share in comments!