Most shoe racks are made of plastic, metal, or even wood that are not as durable. Shoe racks DIY may be a great alternative if you want to create a closet organizer but do not have the money or space for one. Read this post to find out what materials and tools you need to create your shoe rack!
Before you start your project, there are some important things you will need to know. First, the size of your shoe rack will depend on the amount of space you have to fit it into. Second, if you do not have enough room in your closet for a shoe rack to stand up straight, then consider using the space beneath it! The third very important thing is shelving. While these shoe racks can be used on a shelf, they also work wonderfully on the floor.
1. Closet Shoe Rack
No one wants to walk into their closet and see an attractive shoe rack staring them in the face. All you need to do is create a small shelf that fits neatly in the back corner of your closet. Hang it on the wall with some pretty hooks, then fill it with shoes you’ve been neglecting. Get creative and fill the shelves with colorful scarves and jewelry, too.
2. PVC Pipe Shoe Organizer
You can’t go wrong with PVC pipes, especially for a shoe rack. This DIY project is pretty cheap and simple to build. It’s also super customizable, so you can make it look just like you want. Cut the PVC pipe into different lengths and place them vertically against the wall until you have enough support to hold your pairs of shoes. Then, paint them any color you like for a beautiful shoe organizer on a budget!
3. DIY Painted Shoe Bench With Stained Top
The shoe benches are practical and attractive. You can find them in almost every closet, but they’re often big, ugly, and expensive. Here’s a step-by-step tutorial on building one yourself that looks like it costs $200! The best part is that it’s an easy DIY project and can be done by just about anyone who has a little bit of time on their hands.
4. DIY Shoe Display
Shoe displays are a great way to display shoes. They can be very eye-catching, but they have one major flaw the only thing you can see is the shoes hanging on a wall. If you want your closet to look more like a real store, how about making your shoe display? You need wood, paint, and dowel rods available at any hardware store. Get two-3 feet of each item for the base and one foot for each shelf.
5. Peg Board Shoe Rack
This shoe rack is made of wood, which gives it an old-school look that will match almost any room in your house. It’s also very easy to customize because you can always make the shape or the size fit your closet perfectly. You can also paint it to match your walls, so it will look great.
6. DIY Rolling Shoe Storage Bins
Those cheap-looking plastic bins that you can buy at the hardware store are not so cheap. To avoid spending money on something that you can make yourself, try these DIY rolling shoe storage bins. They’re made from an old suitcase and the wheels from some of your old boxes. You’ll also need some fabric, so this is a great time to pick up some of those dust ruffles on sale at the fabric store.
7. Shoe Storage Baskets And Bench
Here’s another DIY shoe storage idea that uses baskets. The best part is that you can also use the baskets for other things! They’re perfect for storing shoes and will free up tons of space in your closet. As you can see from the picture, you need a small bench to place them on top, but you could also put them on the floor. If you decide to put them on the floor, then make sure they’re away from any moisture or water so that they don’t get damaged or moldy.
8. Copper Pipe Shoe Rack
Copper is a beautiful metal that can be used for DIY projects. In this case, they’re used to make the frame of a shoe rack. This project is simple, but the amount of copper pipe you need will vary depending on how many pairs of shoes you have and how much room you have in your closet. You can easily get a copper pipe from any hardware store and if you want to paint it, then use any kind of primer first.
9. Paint Can And Pallet Shoe Racks
You’ve probably seen those cheap plastic shoe racks at the hardware store. Sometimes they’re even on sale! Why buy one, though, when you can make your own? This DIY project is made of a wooden pallet and a set of paint cans. Making this shoe rack doesn’t take much time or effort, so it’s a great project for busy people who want to clean up their closets.
10. Easy DIY Wall Mounted Shoe Rack
This shoe rack is easy to build, but you need to know some basic woodworking skills. The best part is that it’s a very strong and sturdy shoe rack. It can hold a lot of shoes, and it’s made of wood, so you won’t have to worry about your shoes falling off and getting damaged. The tutorial includes detailed instructions with lots of pictures, so you should be able to do this project even if you’ve never done any woodworking before.
11. Industrial DIY Shoe Rack
If you have many shoes, you need an industrial-looking shoe rack. This one is made from an old pallet and requires a saw, screwdriver, drill, and other tools that are available at any hardware store. You should be able to do this project in just a few hours or so. You need some wood screws as well as paint, and it’s best to use some primer before you start painting your shoe rack.
12. Cardboard DIY Shoe Rack
This is another shoe rack that you can make from cardboard and paint. You need to cut it into the shape of your desired shoe rack and then spray paint it. The nice thing about it is that you can customize the size of your closet by making the cardboard box bigger or smaller. Once you have your shoes organized, you can hang them through the small holes cut at the top of the shoe rack.
13. DIY Skateboard Shoe Shelves
Skateboarding is all the rage right now, so why not use the popularity of skateboarding shoes to organize your shoes? This is a great project that’s perfect for home offices or bedrooms. You can also paint your skateboard shoe shelves to match the color scheme of the rest of your room. You need some wood and figured boards available at any building supply store.
14. Two-Tier Shoe Storage Bench
This is another shoe storage bench that you can make for the entryway to your house or for your master bedroom. It’s very practical and will free up a ton of space in your closet. The nice thing about this DIY project is that it has two levels and lots of room. If you have too many pairs of shoes, this is the perfect shoe storage solution.
15. Spinning Shoe Rack
This is a great way to organize your shoe collection. It’s also very easy to make because you only need two play wheels, a screw, and a drill. You can do this project even if you’ve never made anything like it before. You should be able to make it in just a few hours. Of course, if you have more time on your hands, you can make it bigger and taller.
16. Over-The-Door Shoe Rack
This is another shoe rack that you can makeover your door. It’s a small project, and the video you see above includes step-by-step instructions, so it’s easy to follow. You need some small shelves available at your local hardware store or even at the local thrift store. These shelves are usually used to hold diapers, and they’re very cheap, so they’re perfect for this DIY project as long as you don’t look too closely at them and decide that you don’t want them anymore.
17. Wood And Metal Shoe Bench
This is another well-made shoe bench that you can make for your front porch or your garage. It’s a simple project, and it’s made of wood and metal, so if you have any carpentry experience, then you should feel comfortable building this shoe bench. This is also a great project to give your existing bench a new look. You can paint the wood and add some hooks or other features like mirrors to the metal frame.
This shoe storage bench has a different look, and it’s made of wood, so you’ll need some carpentry skills to finish it. It’s an easy project, and the best part is that the instructions are very detailed, so you shouldn’t have a problem following them to build your own corner shoe bench. You can paint it or use natural wood if you prefer a car air look.
19. Bamboo Shoe Rack
Now you can beautifully display your shoes with a bamboo shoe rack. This DIY project is very easy to do, and you don’t need to be an expert at carpentry or any other type of construction. You just need some bamboo and glue, so it’s very cheap to make this shoe rack. You can buy the bamboo at any local hardware store. The nice thing about it is that you can paint it if you want to match the color scheme of your bedroom or living room
20. Space-Saving Shoe Rack
This is another DIY project made of plastic, and it can save you some space. You can fit many shoes in this rack, and the best part is that you can use them for any type of shoe, including high heels. This DIY project doesn’t take much time to build, so if you’re looking for an easy solution to organize your shoes, then this might be the solution you’ve been searching for.
21. Lazy Suzan DIY Shoe Rack
This is another simple shoe rack you can make from a lazy susan and a few other items. You need some wood and some screws, but the nice thing about this DIY project is that you can paint it to match the color scheme of your bedroom or living room. It takes very little time to build this easy-to-use shoe storage system.
22. Ladder DIY Shoe Rack
This is a very cool shoe storage system made out of wood and metal. You can make it for your bedroom or your living room, so it’s a great way to organize your shoes, and you don’t have to deal with messy, dirty shoes on the floor. The best part about this DIY project is that it uses all of the space in your closet to have meters more space in your clothes closet.
23. Column DIY Shoe Rack
This is another cool way to organize your shoes, and it’s very easy to build. You need a ladder and some plastic and screws, so you can make this DIY project in just a few hours. All you need to do is hang your shoes through the holes cut at the ends of the ladder. There are too many interesting colors available for this DIY project, so you’ll have a hard time deciding how to paint it, but it will match all styles of homes, from rustic to modern.
24. Repurposed Old Bookshelf Shoe Rack
This is a very interesting shoe rack that you can make with an old bookshelf. It’s a great way to repurpose old items that you don’t need anymore, so you’re also saving some space in your home. If you have some carpentry skills, this is the best DIY project for you because it doesn’t take much time. You just need to add some hooks and place them in strategic places so that they can hold all of your shoes easily.
25. Rustic Crates
Another cool DIY project uses old crates as a shoe rack. You don’t need any carpentry skills to make this design because you only need some wood, metal rods or metal bars, and some hooks. You can paint them if you prefer a cleaner look, but this project is very easy to finish, so it doesn’t take much time. If you have many shoes and don’t have space in your closet or on your porch, then this is the perfect solution for you.
26. IKEA Billy Bookcase Shoe Rack
This is a very simple DIY project that can be done in very little time. You don’t need any carpentry skills or tools to make this shoe rack, so the best part is that you can make it with your child or parent. All you need to do is buy an IKEA Billy bookcase, and then you have to add wooden boards on the sides and top of it. You can use small hooks to place your shoes in the middle of the shelf, and you should be able to fit a lot of shoes comfortably.
27. Tilt-Out Shoe Rack
This is another very popular project, and you can use it to organize your bedroom or your living room. It’s very easy to build, and it doesn’t take much time, so if you can follow the instruction given by the creator, you’ll be able to finish this DIY project in no time. You need some wood, nails, and softwood for this project. You can paint it or use natural wood if you prefer a car air look for your shoe rack.
28. Shoe Cubby
This is a very simple DIY project that you can easily build in just a couple of hours. It’s very easy to do, and the best part is that you won’t need any tools to build it. You just need to follow the instructions, and you’ll be able to finish this DIY project in no time. You can use wood or metal racks or containers, so it’s completely up to you. You can paint it or use natural wood if you prefer a car air look for your shoe rack.
29. Wine Crates
This is another great DIY project that you can make for your bathroom, bedroom, or home office. The best part about it is that it doesn’t take much time to build, and you don’t need any tools or carpentry skills. You just need to buy a few wine crates, so it’s all about using what you have on hand; plus, you can repurpose the wine crates so they don’t end up in the trash.
30. Farmhouse Bench
This is another very interesting DIY project that you can make from an old wooden bench. You can use it in your living room or on your patio, so it’s a great way to save space in your home. The best part is that you don’t need any carpentry skills to build this project because the only things that you’ll need are some tools and some wood. There are many different styles of this DIY project, so you won’t have any issues with matching the color scheme of the rest of your home.