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Framed Fabric Shoe Organizer

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It's a New Year and that means it's time to get organized, right? Well, our master closet was a sad state of affairs. After purging out all the 'unnecessary' stuff, we were left with a blank wall. We were determined to maximize the use of space in our tiny walk-in.
Time: 1 Hours Cost: $10 Difficulty: Easy
Using some cotton fabric, basic wood trim from the hardware store, staples and a nail gun, we created a large scale 'frame'. Measure and hang the fabric first with a few of the staples, then position the trim afterwards to make sure it's all straight. Dan helped me mitre the corners. We just used super basic MDF trim.
Then cut a few slits in the fabric where you want your hanging hardware to go. We used these small hooks for dowels and a few picture hangers as well. Just make sure you measure your shoes first :)
These dowels were hung approximately 10" apart. Use the other hooks to hang accessories! I also added a gold gilded mirror.
Et voila! For more details on this project click through to our blog... AND then check out the updates we've made in the last year :) Shortly after this organizing project, we doubled the size of this closet...and added in more space for shoes ;) Happy Organizing HTers xoxo

To see more: http://www.diypassion.com/2015/01/05/diy-framed-fabric-shoe-organizer/

  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY
    on Jan 5, 2015

    Oh I SO need something like this! My apt has a serious storage shortage for my shoes!

    • DIY Passion
      DIY Passion Canada
      on Jan 6, 2015

      @Hannah V Go for it! It was pretty easy and you can make it really fancy if you want :)

  • Upstate NYer
    Upstate NYer Kingston, NY
    on Dec 29, 2015

    Peg board works well for that too. You can paint it any color.

    • Kathryn Peltier
      Kathryn Peltier Adrian, MI
      on Jan 12, 2016

      @Upstate NYer Good idea, and if you hung the dowels off of peg hooks, you could rearrange or add to it at any time.

  • Moxie
    Moxie Brooklyn, IN
    on Jan 16, 2016

    clever, functional and pretty!! I'm so doing this..thanks for the post!

  • Ismat el oueini
    Ismat el oueini Egypt
    on Apr 21, 2016

    so nice and practical

  • Tracy C
    Tracy C Laurel, MD
    on Apr 21, 2016

    It's beautiful & functional....love the fabric!

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