With four people in our house, we have LOTS of shoes.
We don’t wear shoes on the carpet, so I make everyone kick them off in the garage on the way inside.
This is only the pile that actually made it into the mud/laundry room. We’ve got a ridiculous amount of flip-flops actually IN the garage.
See! There are more of the flip-flops!
This is our garage on the way into the mud/laundry room. I wanted something around this area to hold all these massive amounts of shoes!
Also, I am quirky and don’t like to leave close-toe’d shoes on the floor in fear that spiders or roaches will crawl inside and bite our toes!
We headed over to IKEA and found shelves for $2 each and brackets for $1 a pair.
I tasked my husband to install the shelves. Here is the huge mess mid-install.
I found an extra basket in my leftover junk stash and threw it at the bottom to hold all the extra “flat” shoes like flip-flops.
We are slowly getting organized around here. I think I’m going to have hubbs install a few more levels of shelves above these ones if I ever actually get myself back to IKEA.
It doesn’t seem like much, but seriously, these shelves have saved myself from several twisted ankles from tripping over all the