SHOES ON A SHELF IN BASKETS | DIY


I've been meaning to conquer the gigantic mess that is my closet for the longest time.  I was trying to get inspired to create something I knew I would love, but I just couldn't come up with anything.  To be honest, baskets weren't really on my radar and who knows, I could end up changing it but let me tell you, I really love the way this came out.  Best part?  I got the baskets on mega sale at Marshalls!  Check out how I did it.



As you can see, everything is just a complete mess.  The shoes all barely fit on the top shelf as it was originally deigned for just one row of shoes.  It's an eyesore and unorganized.


I breathed a sigh of relief after cleaning everything off the shelf.  I figured out that there were things I wanted to donate, things I want to get rid of, and things that needed to be organized.  


Before I loaded up the baskets, I placed them on the shelf to see where I exactly wanted them.  I wanted to get an eye for where they'd be sitting and if I would have room for another one.  I am definitely going to need more.  It looks like there will be room for only one more but that's okay, I will just continue to switch seasonally. I would recommend this for clothes and shoes to anyone who is working with a smaller space.  


Last minute I decided to add these labels.  I thought they would just be so cute and they are! As you can see, I'll have additional labels too for when I add another basket.


After all is said and done, I really like the look of it.  Everything is very plain and that's exactly what I was envisioning.  I'm still dreaming of more of a 'milk crate' look, but for now I like this.  I pulled it together for a great price, $8 per basket at Marshalls!  The tags were $1, as was the marker from the Dollar Spot at Target.  

How have you organized your house lately?  Tweet me if you recreate this!

2 comments

  1. Looks much better! I've never seen the chalkboard clips, I'll have to look for those.

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    1. Thank you Chanel! Definitely check out the clips in the Target Dollar Spot.

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