STEP #1- Decide what you want to keep in the command center. Ideas:
Schedules and calendars
Grocery list and menu for the week
Mail/paperwork requiring action
Chore lists and home maintenance schedules
Invites and announcements
STEP #2- Gather all of the items that will live in the command center.
STEP #3- Decide on where you will have the command center and if you prefer it hidden or visible.
Side of the fridge
Inside of a cabinet/pantry door
In a cabinet or drawer
STEP #4- Declutter the area and remove everything from the area that you will put the command center
STEP #5- Measure and decide on types of storage needed (Picture above on the right is available at The Container Store)
STEP #6- Map out on a piece of paper the layout
STEP #7- Set up your command center and maintain by weekly cleaning out and filing/tossing to keep organized.
Inspiration idea from The Container Store