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If you live in a small house and own lots if shoes
Sorry, a bit off topic, and asked in the spirit of someone who is a hoarder but wishes they weren't: does having so many pairs of shoes make you, on balance, happy when you take into account the angst of mess/clutter/storage? Is it the buying or the wearing or the owning that brings you joy?
I take my hat off to you miss. When it comes to storing shoes of every eventuality, you take the crown. All of ours get lobbed into the shelves, and the few pretty shoes I have sit on my side of the room, beside my dressing table. Gathering dust.
In our teeny tiny Victorian terrace I keep shoes I wear regularly in our Ikea Hemnes Shoe Cabinet [http://www.ikea.com/gb/en/catalog/products/20169559/ here] which fits flush into a recess on one side of the chimney breast.
The rest of my beautiful and expensive shoes are in their boxes on top of my wardrobe with description on front.
My day to day shoes, cheap pumps, walking boots, grubby shoes and anything else goes into a suitcase with tissue paper lining - used to individually wrap but can't be arsed don't have the time these days. A little lavender bag or some such absorbs any nasties. This suitcase is kept under the bed and for holidays shoes are transferred into an ikea bag until we return
We have a smallish house (4 of us) and a tiny hallway. I think this is the one we have in the hall http://www.argos.co.uk/static/Search/ID72/33005908/c_1/1%7Ccategory_root%7CHome+and+garden%7C33005908/pp/50/q/SHOE.htm It looks the same and we got it from Argos 3 years ago. It's slim but will hold adult chunky trainers. That's where keep the shoes we're currently using day to day, it's mainly my work shoes in there.
Under the bed I have a couple of those plastic boxes, one is full of nice shoes, the other has trainers. I have basket on the top of my wardrobe that keeps either winter boots or summer shoes. I rotate by what I'm currently wearing.
I'm going to get another thin wardrobe from Ikea and get one of the shoe storage fittings in to tidy up the under bed situation.
I have a whole single built in wardrobe in the spare bedroom dedicated to my shoes and bags of which I wear about 3 pairs/use 2 bags. I also managed this in my previous, much smaller house - there was one built in cupboard in our bedroom and from day 1 it was just for my shoes!
I have mesh storage hanging on the back of a cupboard door for shoes and an ikea Hermes shoe cabinet in the hallway for my many, many pairs of boots. The mesh thing is the McAllen one in amazon, currently only 7.99. Sorry can't link, but easy to find.