37 Space Saving Shoe Storage Ideas

So you need a little extra shoe storage...

Declutter your closet with these genius shoe storage ideas.

1. Ladder Shoe Shelf

Buy a ladder + five boards of wood and you’ve got a beautiful tiered rack to display all of your shoes. 

Ladder Shoe Shelf

2. PVC Pipe Shoe Rack

This PVC shoe rack is genius: Find pipes that are just the right size for your shoe collection, cut them down to shoe-length, and stack together using pipe glue. You can always add to it as your collection grows.

PVC Pipe Shoe Rack


3. Copper Pipe Shoe Rack

Add copper accents as a modern decor piece. Create a copper pipe shoe rack in an empty corner and enjoy.

Copper Pipe Shoe Rack


4. DIY Ladder Shelf Shoe Storage

Ladders don’t take up that much space and can serve as a cute and dynamic storage solution.

DIY Ladder Shelf Shoe Storage

5. Hanging Closet Shoe Storage

These hanging shoe racks are a simple and cheap solution,

Hanging Closet Shoe Storage

6. Wire Basket Shoe Rack

Wire baskets for shoes. Wooden picking crates would work also, stack them lengthwise for runners etc and on their ends for boots.

Wire Basket Shoe Rack

6. DIY Lazy Susan Shoe Storage Unit

This is a super way to neatly store all your shoes!

DIY Lazy Susan Shoe Storage Unit

7. DIY Cardboard Shoe Rack

DIY this space-saving cardboard shoe rack.

DIY Cardboard Shoe Rack

8. DIY Wooden Crate Shoe Rack

A farmhouse style DIY shoe rack made from wooden crates.

DIY Wooden Crate Shoe Rack

9. DIY Tension Rod Shoe Racks

Use tension rods for instant shoe oganization in a small bedroom.

DIY Tension Rod Shoe Racks

10. DIY Customized Shoe Hangers

Great way to recycle those awful metal dry cleaning hangers.

DIY Customized Shoe Hangers

11. Entry Way Shoe Organizer

Entry Way Shoe Organizer

12. A Bench & Shoe Storage DIY

A simple bench and basket shoe organization solution.

A Bench & Shoe Storage DIY

13. Ikea Magazine DIY Shoe Rack

Turn IKEA magazine holders into a shoe rack.

Ikea Magazine DIY Shoe Rack

14. DIY Grid Shoe Storage Display

DIY Grid Shoe Storage Display

15. Hallway Shelves

Sometimes the most practical solution is also the simplest. Use a rail and some S hooks to store your shoes

Hallway Shelves

16. Shoe Cabinet

This shoe cabinet folio is perfect for space saving and easy access to your favorite shoes.

Shoe Cabinet

17. Clever Shoe Storage Solution

Simple wood staircase with built-in storage.

Clever Stair Shoe Storage Solution

18. Farmhouse Bench and Shoe Storage

Vintage wooden crates that act as shoe storage under a clean white bench.

Farmhouse Bench and Shoe Storage

19. Vintage Crate Boot Rack

Super simple wood crate shoe rack.

Vintage Crate Boot Rack

20. Shoe Rack from Rustic Crates

Use old wood crates and make a hanging shoe closet! 

Shoe Rack from Rustic Crates

21. Wooden Dowel Shoe Storage Hack

Store your boots in a vertical shoe rack.

Wooden Dowel Shoe Storage Hack

22. Stackable Wooden Crate Shoe Storage

Budget-friendly solution that is perfect for modern/minimalist interiors. Simply stack a bunch of wooden crates for this cheap & easy shoe storage solution.

Stackable Wooden Crate Shoe Storage

23. DIY Boot Tray

Gorgeous DIY Boot Tray to get the farmhouse look.

DIY Boot Tray

24. Minimalist Wooden Shoe Rack

Minimalist Wooden Shoe Rack

25. The Shoe Library

The Shoe Library

26. DIY Shoe Storage Cubby

This DIY shoe storage cubby can store a lot of shoes.  It’s a great way to add some decor interest to your entryway.

DIY Shoe Storage Cubby

27. Shoe Storage Tower 

This  4-tier shoe storage tower has room for 12 pairs of shoes and a stable top that makes the perfect landing zone in an entry.

Shoe Storage Tower

28. Open Boxes Shoe Storage

Store your shoes straight in these open boxes, flexible solution for small spaces – and you can add elements on as your hoard grows.

Open Boxes Shoe Storage

29. Ladder Shoe Storage

Add your shoes on a ladder.

Ladder Shoe Storage

30. Iron Pipe Shoe Storage

DIY industrial iron pipe shoe storage system.

Iron Pipe Shoe Storage

31. Flip Flop Hangers

Flip Flop Hangers

32. DIY Shoe Storage Cabinet

Make shoes you wear the most easily accessible and save time in the mornings.

DIY Shoe Storage Cabinet

33. Wooden Crate Shoe Shelf

Get some wooden crates, spray paint them the color of your choice, stack them how you want, and you're done. Simple, right?

Wooden Crate Shoe Shelf

34. Washroom Mesh Shoe Holder

Stainless-steel mesh storage baskets are a great way to store shoes in a hallway without having them completely on display.

Washroom Mesh Shoe Holder

35. Family Shoe Drawers

Pull out shelf for shoes in cabinet.

Family Shoe Drawers

36. DIY Skateboard Shelfs

Here’s an idea of a great repurposing/upcycling project if you can get a few old skateboards. Make a great shoe storage rack in a room.

DIY Skateboard Shelfs

37. DIY Shoe Rack

DIY Shoe Rack

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