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Sharron

Sharron Report 20 May 2013 09:47

I don't have many, two or three pairs of trainers as well as the pair I am wearing,the ones that go with the posh frock (you can imagine they are nearly worn out),the ones that go with the other posh frock and a pair of boots..

There never seems to be a good place to keep them.

Where do you keep yours?

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it

Shirley~I,m getting the hang of it Report 20 May 2013 09:50

I keep the ones that are worn the most on a shoe rack under the stairs. The spares are kept in individual shoe boxes stacked in the bottom of one wardrobe, Hubby,s shoes are kept the same way his spares are in boxes in his wardrobe

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 20 May 2013 09:53

In the boxes I brought in at them bottom of the wardrobe....neatly stacked and in order

Winter boots, colour heal size and then work shoes and then shoes to wear with my jeans or for different outfits I have ,sandels and colour heal size and so on . I dont own a pair of trainers as i dont go to the gym or run or anything, When I do zumba I do that barefoot , I do have wellies :-D

+++DetEcTive+++

+++DetEcTive+++ Report 20 May 2013 10:15

The ones I wear most often - either summer sandals or wet weather Moccasins - on a rack in the enclosed porch.
Boots are kept in the bottom of the wardrobe in their boxes with other shoes either in boxes if the boxes haven't fallen apart, or thrown in on top of the boot boxes.

OH has fewer pairs of shoes. They could be anywhere - on the porch shoe rack, bottom of the wardrobe, by his side of the bed or even by 'his' armchair!
We both have walking boots which live either in the car boot or porch. Wellies are kept in the garden shed but brought indoors if snow is forecast.

We really need to go through the rack as there must be several pairs that haven't been worn for ages.

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 20 May 2013 10:23

I have racks for mine - need more racks as I have around a hundred pair of shoes

Mersey

Mersey Report 20 May 2013 10:28

Mine are in the bottom of my wardrobes........I do not like shoes lying around, one of my pet hates..........

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 20 May 2013 11:00

Mine used to be on a grotty adapted book shelf in my bedroom.
Then, during a clear out, I emptied out 4 largish baskets and had an idea :-D

Went to IKEA. bought a hanger thing for shoes, and a nice shelf unit, intending to put boots in baskets, baskets on shelving unit.
Then I realised the unit was about a centimetre too narrow for the baskets. I intended widening the shelves by inserting bits of wood, so removed the shelves my boots were on and cut one bit to size (I need 8). Haven't been too well since, so new shelving unit is on the landing floor, and boots etc are in the middle of the bedroom :-|

......I've got 10+ pairs of varying types of boots.....

RolloTheRed

RolloTheRed Report 20 May 2013 11:05

Only three pairs ? Goodness. I always thought that shoes had a secret life of their own which involved one shoe of a pair going AWOL and mystery shoes arriving but only one foot of a pair. Or even breeding.

My grandfather thought that having shoes lying around was really naff, even on racks. I used to hate the way he made me clean them, put them away etc.

So now I use a shoe cupboard he was given by his cousin (MD of a shoe factory) a hundred years ago. Neat and tidy with sliding drawers, no use for anything except shoes. It has room for about a hundred pairs + 2 sets of riding boots.

We don't allow people to wear outdoor shoes indoors - we have a slipper box. Some hate this, others don't mind. When in Rome...

Argos have a shoe cupboard with fixed shelves for £ 50 which seems a good buy. IKEA have them too if you are up for a challenge.

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 20 May 2013 11:18

I've seen the IKEA shoe cupboards - don't like them

GlasgowLass

GlasgowLass Report 20 May 2013 11:50

Oh oh!
Rollo, I have a confession to make.
From where I am sitting, I can see my hall table.
Underneath, is a shoe mountain:
1 pair of slippers, 1 pair of trainers, 1 pair full length boots, 1 pair dolly shoes, 1 pair canvas shoes and 1 pair of Doc Martens (with the over the knee socks still inside!)



Sharron

Sharron Report 20 May 2013 12:02

You don't know how happy that makes me!

Kucinta

Kucinta Report 20 May 2013 12:25

On racks in the bottom of the wardrobe, but with a slight overflow of out of season ones under the bed.

I'm just transferring my really winter shoes under the bed now.

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~

~~ Jules in Wiltshire~~ Report 20 May 2013 13:06

Mine are in the bottom of my wardrobe, some are in boxes...I have about 30 pairs of shoes :-S

Jules x

Hayley   Empress of Drama

Hayley Empress of Drama Report 20 May 2013 14:50

I have just added another pair to the collection... :-D

Mersey

Mersey Report 20 May 2013 14:58

Hayley you lucky divil :-D :-D ;-)

K

K Report 20 May 2013 15:06

Mine shoes are on wooden shelves, with the pair I wear most beside the bed.

However I have more wellies than shoes which are kept in the back porch.
Can't resist a cheap pair if I see them as I wear them more than shoes.

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 20 May 2013 15:06

Like everything else I own, I am ruthless at throwing out anything I haven't worn in a while. At the bottom of my wardrobe, there are three pairs shoes, two pairs sandals, and one pair of boots. But under the stairs is a size 7/8 (i take size 6) pair of Doc Martens which I fell in love with..they are so snazzy!... and never wore. I really MUST give them away some day...so if anyone is size 7/8 and likes leopard spots...they are yours! :-D

MotownGal

MotownGal Report 20 May 2013 15:25

Ooooh Hayley, you are soooooo pernickety! In boxes..................tuttty tut!!!!!

Same as me, lol.

I change the boxes around when I change my wardrobe. All the summer clothes come down from the top cupboard of the wardrobe and are hung on hangers, and the winter clothes go into the top box.

The boots and sturdy shoe boxes are pushed to the back, and the pretty sandals and shoes come to the fore........................









I should get out more!!!!!

:-0 :-0 :-0 :-0 :-0 :-0

♥†۩ Carol   Paine ۩†♥

♥†۩ Carol Paine ۩†♥ Report 20 May 2013 15:26

Shoes/slippers I wear most live on my feet or by the back door, others are in the bottom of my wardrobe. Wellies are in the garage, green, black & flowery

Good thing I am unlikely to visit Rollo, as I would NEVER wear slippers that had been worn by anyone else.... yuck, reach for the athletes foot spray.

ButtercupFields

ButtercupFields Report 20 May 2013 15:36

*sighs...so you don't want my Doc Martens then Carol? :-D :-D