DIY Shoebox Organizer

I admit, I am lazy. Household chores are not for me. My mother (and husband) know/s that. But it doesn’t mean that a lazy person cannot be organized. I am very particular of organizing stuff from documents down to hair trinkets, except the times when I really really get lazy heehee!

Now let’s talk about shoes…. Imagine having 2 girls and a lady in a household. Expect having dozens of pairs stored in one corner of the house. Masakit sa mata. That one particular corner obviously needs to be organized, without excuses. So I bought two pieces of Amazing Shoe Rack from Lazada. It’s amazingly beautiful and neat but it can’t hold the weight of  all the shoes that we have. I had to ignore one corner of our house for sometime after one rack collapsed. Until I chanced upon a fellow mommy blogger’s post on FB where she used shoe boxes as her shoe organizer. I had to have that and yes I did a couple of weeks later.

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The shoe box materials come unfolded. At first, I had a hard time figuring out how to assemble the lid but when I got the hang of it, I finished assembling two dozens of boxes in less than an hour.

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Instead of putting labels on each box, I made peep holes to easily see the shoes through and that could also serve as an exhaust.

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 I am so happy on the outcome!! So organized and tidy. Since my 5 year old daughter’s shoes are of small sizes, I was able to put 3 pairs in one box, and those of my 9 year old daughter’s were able to fit 2 pairs in one box, those that were matching shoes (of my girls) were also kept in one box, 2 pairs per box. I was only able to keep 11 pairs of shoes for myself and kept the ones left in my old shoe rack. Good thing I ordered the bigger size of boxes meant for men’s shoes. With the amount of shoes left unboxed, I definitely need another 2 dozens of materials.

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We have now enough space going out from this corner of our house to the balcony.

ABOUT THE AUTHOR: Blogger since 2007 | Home-based Marketing Assistant | WAHM | Ex-OFW | Music enthusiast | Cactus and Succulent Hobbyist | A 41 y/o mom of two lovely girls sharing her adventures as she walks through motherhood and having to do most things on her own while her Indian national husband works miles away from home.

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3 Comments

  1. Wow! This seems like a brilliant and more affordable way of organizing shoes! 😀 Matry nga din soon! Our shoe area at home is an eye-sore din kasi lalo na we’re 3 ladies with tons of shoes. >.< Anyway, love the mother-daughters matching shoes! <3 Super adorbs!

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    Mitchteryosa Reply:

    @Sumi Go | The Purple Doll, Ay naku sis, for how many months since tiniis ko ang sakit sa mata magmula ng gumuho yung shoerack namin haha!

    That’s very easy to assemble and nakakalibang din.

    Thanks!

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