After coming across this clever and practical reuse of a vintage mail sorter, I almost wish I lived in a climate cold enough where I would need all my mittens and scarves handy by the door!
This 1970s mail sorter from the Natick, Massachusetts Post Office was purchased on the cheap on Craigslist. It had previously been used to store wine bottles, but now serves a new function as a mudroom organizer for a full family assortment of winter wear. I think the small shelves would also be perfect for things that normally get lost in the mix, like keys, wallets, sunglasses and — what else? — incoming and outgoing mail.
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