Would you like a space-saving organization? Have you ever wanted alternative uses for a shoe organizer? I was given the challenge by Hometalk to come up 6 ways to use a hanging shoe organizer. Within 5-10 minutes, I had come up with 20! Here are all the different ways you can use a hanging shoe organizer (outside of using it for pairs of shoes) for storage solutions to help out in your home. We’ll be utilizing our vertical space for a lot of space and it won’t cost as much like something from the container store. It may not be the most elegant space saver, but you’ll be surprised at all of its uses, especially for small spaces. No need for a professional organizer to create great storage space.
Here is the basic shoe organizer, they run about $10. These hang on the back of a door generally, but you can use a hanging shoe holder on other spaces like a closet door.
Hanging shoe organizer ideas in the kitchen.
You can fill it with quick-grab snacks for busy kids.
I filled mine with drink mixes, granola & protein bars, crackers, lunch snacks, etc. It’s great for small items.
Another option would be to fill your door organizers with your seasonings for cooking.
Fill it with your utensils and baking supplies.
Over the door shoe organizer ideas in other home areas
Use it for your cold winter gear – hats, mittens/gloves, scarves, hand warmers, waterproof bags…
Use it to store your cleaning supplies in.
Store your children’s toys, stuffed animals, legos, superheroes, etc in one.
It can organize your extension cords, power cords, charging cords, timers, and more in.
It is great for making a school supply, crafting station, or office organizer to hold your rulers, scissors, stapler, crayons, markers, post it notes, tape, calculators, markers, crayons, colored pencils, paper clips, rubber bands, and more.
Make an advent or birthday countdown calendar, fill it with gifts to count down the big day.
It’s also great for a graduation gift! Fill it with supplies needed for college – snacks, school supplies, dorm room needs, etc.
It’s great for storing your DVD &/or CD collection.
You can use it for your tools and gardening supplies, and hang it in your home, garage, or shed.
Craft supplies – Keep your paint and paint brushes in order and in great shape.
It’s a great way to keep your gift wrap, ribbon, bows, tape, scissors, and more ready for when you need it.
*Have longer tubes of wrapping paper? No problem, use the bottom 3 shoe spaces to store them. Simply cut a slit in the bottom of the 1st 2 holders so the tube slides into place and set in the bottom pocket.
Hanging shoe organizes are great in the bathroom
Use it to hold your bathroom first aid supplies and medications.
Organize your bathroom supplies and needs – great for those small bathrooms, apartments, dorm rooms, etc.
Accessory organizer – It can hold your jewelry, belts, and hair and other accessories.
Other uses for hanging shoe organizer
Roll up some of your clothes and you can save space, & organize outfits for your kids.
It holds socks, t-shirts, thanks, shorts, leggings, leotards, tights,& legwarmers extremely well.
Great for holding books (and stuffed animals) – school teachers – this one is for you 😉
It’s a great way to hold your ornaments and keep them safe.
This one is actually for my son! Make a place for your baseball/hat collection.
If you don’t have a coat closet, you can use it for that.
Then there is the obvious way to use a hanging shoe holder for a shoe storage solution to hold
- high heels
- pairs of flip flops
- tennis shoes
- dress shoes
- gym shoes
- lot of shoes
I was given the challenge by Hometalk to come up 6 ways to use a hanging shoe organizer. With in 5-10 minutes I had come up with 20! Here are all the different ways you can use a hanging shoe organizer to help out in your home.
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