Do you have shoes EVERYWHERE? Get them organized with these clever DIY storage storage ideas! Clean up your entryway and hide all those shoes!
It's a constant battle, dealing with shoe storage by the front door. Shoes seem to multiply every time you turn around, and you can never find a matching pair!
Luckily for you, I've put together some of the most clever DIY shoe storage ideas to corral the clutter. Whether you need to reclaim your entryway, give yourself more space in the bedroom, or simply hide all those shoes out of sight, there are plenty of organizational solutions in this list!
Want to combine your shoe storage with a spot to hang jackets and backpacks? Check out this list of DIY hall tree ideas for inspiration!
Tired of tripping over shoes at the front door? This DIY shoe storage bench is the perfect solution for your entryway! The cushion top provides comfortable seating while you remove your shoes, and the wire bins below hold plenty of pairs.
Get the free woodworking plans to make your own shoe storage bench here!
DIY Garage Shoe Storage
This four tier shoe storage rack is perfect by the garage door! The metal bars allow dirt to fall through, so your floors stay clean.
DIY Entryway Shoe Storage
Get your entry organized with this shoe cubby made from pine. You can customize it to fit all your shoes and paint it to match your decor.
DIY Wooden Shoe Rack
This wooden shoe rack is minimal and has a great mid-century modern vibe. Tapered legs give it some height and the construction is easy with just wood glue and a brad nailer.
Shoe Shelves for a Closet
Don't want to keep your shoes out in the open? Prevent them from turning into an unmanageable pile at the bottom of your closet with these simple shelves made out of plywood and 1x2 boards.
Fabric Bin Shoe Storage
There is no woodworking skills involved for this project! Milk crates and zip ties are all you need. You can even add a shelf on top for extra storage or a place to sit when putting on your shoes.
DIY Shoe Bin
I love this bright and cheery shoe bin! You can make it easily in just a day using fencing boards and finishing nails. Paint it any color to match your decor and label it for a fun touch!
Mudroom Storage Lockers
This set of mudroom storage lockers organizes more than just shoes! Keep jackets, backpacks, umbrellas and more in separate spaces, with a shoe basket for every member of the family.
Wall Mounted Shoe Organizer
Less is more with this simple shoe organizer. It attaches right to the wall allowing you to slip your shoes right inside.
Super Easy DIY Shoe Rack
Repurpose a bookshelf into the perfect shoe organizing rack. Paint it for a cohesive look and add a shelf on top for extra items.
DIY Shoe Storage Cabinet
Hide shoes in plain sight with this amazing shoe cabinet. It holds 16 pairs of shoes with sliding drawers that looks like a stylish console.
DIY Hanging Shoe Storage
Did you know you can use curtain rods for more than just curtains? They make great hanging shoe storage in a closet! Spray paint them if you want a certain color or just hang them on the wall.
DIY Under Bed Shoe Storage
This DIY shoe organizer slides right under the bed! Free up precious closet space and still see what you have inside using plexiglass for the top.
Shoe Shelf Bench
This shoe shelf bench is the perfect solution in a mudroom. Customize it to hold as many shoes as you need and to fit the space you have. The bench on top is perfect for sitting to take off or put on your shoes.
Shoe Organizer Tray
This shoe organizing tray has two rows so that the backs of the shoes rest against the boards of the front row. It's perfect for little kids shoes!
Space Saving DIY Shoe Rack
This clever shoe rack is made from triangular tubes of cardboard and duct tape. What a great way to recycle cardboard! The best part is you can add as many triangles as you need as your shoe collection grows.
DIY Shoe Storage Bench
This long shoe storage bench can be customized to accommodate as many crates as you have room for in your space.
DIY Wooden Crate Shoe Storage
The best part about these wooden crates is that you can change around the configuration into any combination you want! Turn them vertically for tall boots, or horizontally for shorter shoes.
Wall Mounted Shoe Rack
Hang your shoes on the wall with case molding! Test out the molding first to make sure the heels will stay in place.
DIY IKEA Shoe Storage Hack
Ikea Stall cabinets hide away shoes in tilting bins that take up very little space on the wall. Turn it into a console table by the front door, and no one will know there's shoes inside!
DIY Ladder Shoe Shelf
This is a fun variation of a DIY blanket ladder. Put it outside to keep dirty shoes off the carpet or use it in a child's room to organize all their little shoes.
DIY Rolling Storage Bin
Add wheels to wooden crates to create the perfect rolling storage bins for shoes. Add a handle and you can pull them out from under a bench easily.
DIY Pallet Shoe Rack
This is a great way to repurpose a pallet. The toes of shoes will slide right in the slots! Be sure to sand the edges of each board and seal any wood stain so it doesn't transfer to your shoes.
DIY Shoe Cubby
Inspired by an antique mail sorter, this DIY shoe cubby is perfect for storing all your little one's shoes. It's a great way to teach them how to pick up their things and fits in a narrow entryway.
DIY Shoe Bench
This shoe bench is a great beginner project and you can practice your pocket holes with this one. Customize to the size you need and paint it to match your decor.
DIY Closet Shoe Trays
I love pull-out trays! They make getting to the items in the back so much easier. Each tray is designed to hold 4 pairs of shoes or boots. The peg board on the bottom allows the bottoms of shoes to dry if wet.
Simple DIY Shoe Rack
This fun shoe storage idea mimics the look of a shoebox and would be perfect for a teen boy who loves his sneakers. It would also be a great way to display and store the original shoe boxes!
DIY Wall Shoe Storage
Furring strips, which are more economical than crown molding, are used for this wall-mounted shoe storage idea. Heels rest on the furring strips perfectly and shoe pockets sewed out of drop cloth organize the rest of your shoes.
Adjustable Shoe Shelves
Tidy up an entryway corner with these clever adjustable shelves. Move shelves up or down to accommodate taller boots, and add more as necessary.
DIY Shoe Cabinet
I saved the biggest one for last! This is a dream shoe cabinet! The best part is that it closes up and hides the shoes while keeping them all nice and neat.
Which one of these DIY shoe storage ideas is your favorite? Let me know in the comments below!