Struggling for shoe storage? Here’s how to declutter – in one hour

Declutter your hallway and wardrobe for good with the help of our shoe sorting experts - all it takes is one hour!
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    Sadly, the lift that you get when you go through the checkout is often replaced by a sinking feeling when you get home, and realise that there’s nowhere to put them!

    We can’t all have an incredible shoe closet like this one (above) by Jane of FitFabFunMom. If shoe storage is a problem for you, you’re not alone. Whether you keep them in a pile at the bottom of your wardrobe, or in their original (huge!) boxes taking up space, it’s often difficult to know the right way to store your shoes.

    But worry no more! We have the perfect tips for decluttering and shoe storage – and it won’t take up your whole weekend! In just an hour, you can streamline your footwear so that you’ll know exactly where to look for that perfect pair.

    So, where to start? Begin by gathering all your shoes together so you face up to just how many pairs you have. If you drill down to absolute basics you really only need four pairs: smart heels, smart pumps, casual lace-ups and boots. Get into the mind set that everything else is extra. Of course you’ll keep more than that, but make sure they earn their space.

    Then get sorting! Place your shoes in to three categories: Keep, Mend and Out. It won’t take long to get things in order…

    Here’s how to declutter your hallway and shoe storage space – in one hour