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    33 Ingenious Ways To Store Your Shoes

    It's time to figure out how to tame the shoe explosion that is happening in your closet right now.

    1. Store shoes underneath a bedskirt.

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    You can buy one or make one out of an over-the-door shoe pouch organizer. Here's a canvas version.

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

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    Get the directions here.

    3. Hang molding near the ceiling of a closet for your non-seasonal shoes.

    4. Cover a shoe rack with a curtain.

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    A ribbon tie for the curtain adds an elegant touch.

    5. Store them in an ottoman.

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    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 using fabric and a staple gun.

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    Keep two underneath a console table for your entryway.

    6. Repurpose old wine crates.

    7. Store your shoes in shoeboxes with printed out Instagrams of your shoe collection.

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

    9. Use a pegged coat rack.

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    Any kind of coat rack will do.

    10. Build your own PVC-pipe shoe rack.

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    Get the directions here.

    11. Use an old ladder to hang heeled shoes on.

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

    13. Keep shoes in buckets.

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    If you're not the most meticulously organized person in the world, this solution helps to keep shoes off the ground without taking up a lot of space. Just toss 'em in when you're doing a quick clutter cleanup.

    14. Store your shoes in wine boxes under the bed.

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    Not the sturdiest solution, but the compartments fit summer shoes and sneakers perfectly.

    15. Hang your shoes.

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    Learn how to make these hangers here.

    16. Stack 'em on the stairs.

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

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    They're only $13 apiece from Ikea.

    18. Take up unused space by putting up shelves in the corner of the garage.

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

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

    20. Hide shoes under a slipcovered bench.

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    What's great about storing shoes underneath a bench is that you have a seat to sit on while putting them on.

    21. This Ikea Komplement slide-out rack holds an impressive 16 pairs of shoes.

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    I own this, actually. While it is a pain in the ass to assemble, it does save a lot of space, and I love the fact that it slides out.

    22. Use a large picture frame as a slide-out shoe drawer.

    23. Implement a slide-out shoe rack.

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    Possibly easier said than done, but if you're considering a remodel, it's certainly a clever idea.

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

    25. Use towel rails to hold shoes.

    26. Alternate your shoes — you'll be able to fit more in a row.

    27. Display them in a large basket.

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    If you've got pretty slippers you want to show off.

    28. Make a floating shoe rack.

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    Get the directions here.

    29. Keep shoes in a dresser or cubby shelf at the foot of your bed.

    30. Strategically use tension rods in the bottom of a closet.

    31. Throw them into rolling crates.

    32. Hang baby shoes on a curtain rod.

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    Get more details here.

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