So it begins.

Once upon a time, I purchased 600 plastic forks.

Two-and-a-half years later, most of them are still there. Ooops.

Today I finally took them down and repackaged them into a pretty crate from Target along with the leftover package of 225 plates and who-knows-how-many cups....

It's my very first step in the overhaul of this disaster:

I'm hoping that by publicly posting this abysmal back hall closet situation, I will be more motivated to finish this project by this weekend. Check for an update soon!