Beautifully Organized: Shoe & Bag Storage

When you're short on space, shoes and bags are some of the hardest items to give a proper home. It seems like they're always hanging around in the wrong rooms, getting crushed together in a too-small bin, getting tangled together on a top shelf, or gathering dust at the back of a closet. Here are some lovely and clever ways to put those shoes and bags in their proper place.

Top row (shoes):
1. Bookshelves with glass doors make for a great display option and dust-free storage. Berta Pfirsich via Pony Anarchy
2. Decorative molding makes for an architectural shoe rail. Via Living in a Nutshell.
3. A repurposed wine box makes for a handy shoe holder. Via Real Simple.
.4. Wall storage from old crates. Via Decor Hacks.
5. Two Expedits make double as a headboard and shoe storage. Via The Order Obsessed.

Second row (shoes):
1. Two IKEA Hyllis units are hacked into one multipurpose shelf. Via Ikea Hackers.
2. If you've got some lovely shoes to show, an ornate china cabinet holds them in style. Via The Selby.
3. A repurposed ladder serves as shoe and scarf storage. Via Stylizimo.
4. A storage ottoman lined with shoe pockets serves double or triple duty. Via Living in a Nutshell.
5. Another handy way to use a pallet. Via Decoist.

Third row (bags):
1. Why not treat your bags as art and place them front and center? Via The Everygirl.
2. Hanging storage designed to maximize space. The Iglu via Rakku Designs.
3. The IKEA Bygel system is just as handy for closets as for kitchens. Via Design Build Love.
4. Flea market wire baskets make handy clutch storage. Via Lovely Cupboard.
5. A wine rack moves to the bedroom. Via Salvage Life.

(Images: as credited above)