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Kathi Steele

We have a shoe storage rack in our garage entrance/laundry room closet. Most shoes go in each person's room with the 1 or 2 pairs they are currently wearing in the shoe storage rack.

I also put a slim storage bin by the back sliding door for wearing to give the neighbor's dogs their daily treat or taking the trash out to the trash bins!!

But, the cutting the grass shoes, working in the yard shoes and boots, and the couple pairs each is currently wearing go in the garage entrance/laundry room shoe racks.

I set the rest on the stairs for each person to take up to their rooms each night.

   
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Kathi Steele

The problem with 1 and 6 of these pictures is that everything is out in the open.

Why not put a closet with a door that shuts and have everything behind closed doors.

Then you can hang clothes in half the closet and use the other half for shelving for storage of shoes, hats, gloves, etc. Or have coats all the way across with shoes under the shorter jackets and bins under the longer coats for hats and gloves.

But, they are all behind closed doors. Ours has sliding doors for easy access.

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qofmiwok

I agree, Kathi. I'm building a closet in mine for most of the coats, boots, shoes, etc. Then the cubbies will be just for a couple coats and shoes that a person uses most often. My ceiling is 10', so in the closet I can fit 2 layers of coats and several rows of shoes & boots below. Your sliding door idea is great for a long wall. Mine is more divided up so with a shorter closet I think the doors will just get in the way and am planning to use a curtain.

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