11 ingenious DIY ideas to store your shoes

1. Hang molding on the walls to create a pretty shoe display.
Hang molding on the walls to create a pretty shoe display.

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2.Cover a shoe rack with a curtain.
Cover a shoe rack with a curtain.

A ribbon tie for the curtain adds an elegant touch.

3.Store them in an ottoman.

Store them in an ottoman.

This is a great solution for a small apartment, but this version costs $799 (RIP Lilly Pulitzer). If you already own a storage ottoman, you could try making your own usingfabric and a staple gun.

Keep two underneath a console table for your entryway.

4. Repurpose old wine crates.

Repurpose old wine crates.

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5. A simple wooden pallet has slits that perfectly fit shoes.

A simple wooden pallet has slits that perfectly fit shoes.

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6.Build your own PVC-pipe shoe rack.

Build your own PVC-pipe shoe rack.

Get the directions here.

7. Salvage some old school lockers for shoe storage in a boy’s bedroom.

Salvage some old school lockers for shoe storage in a boy's bedroom.

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8. Use recycling bins from Ikea to store shoes in an entryway.

Use recycling bins from Ikea to store shoes in an entryway.

They’re only $13 apiece from Ikea.

9. Elastic shoe straps are a quirky and colorful way to hang your shoes on the wall.

Elastic shoe straps are a quirky and colorful way to hang your shoes on the wall.

These are $25 from Droog but you could attempt to make your own with wall pegs and bungee cords.

10. Hang shoe organizers on a room divider or screen.

Hang shoe organizers on a room divider or screen.

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11. Paint cans nailed into the wall are the perfect size for flip-flops.

Paint cans nailed into the wall are the perfect size for flip-flops.