The shelves have a nice curved top and a nice straight area across the base. I bought some moulding and painted it cream. The shelves got a sanding, a coat of primer, a coat of chalkboard paint and lastly, I painted some cream color around the details of the nice curved tops. A little distressing of the cream edges helped them to blend nicely into the chalkboard area. I attached the moulding to the bottom straight edge and added several vintage screw-in coat hooks.
And VOILA, hallway hooks you can label to help with organization. For a bit more personalization, write family member names over the hooks, or for a bit of French country flair that is popular in so many homes, write out the items in French. So many possibilities, so few hooks!