Mom uses shoe caddies in ways I never thought of. Here are 12 nifty hacks


As the name implies, shoe caddies are perfect for storing shoes, but don’t let your creativity and imagination stop there. Shoe caddies are highly useful and resourceful storage and organizational tools that can go a long way in helping you save space around the entire home.

Here are a few ideas to help you see the resourcefulness of shoe caddies!

Store Little Items That Usually Get Lost


Hang a shoe caddy on the back of a pantry door to corral little items that usually get misplaced or lost.

Winter Gear Storage


A shoe caddy on your coat closet is a great way to store winter gear such as gloves, scarves, and beanies. Now you can grab these items without digging them out of a storage box.

Styling Tools


An over-the-door shoe caddy can declutter a bathroom sink. Place your combs, hair dryer, brushes, and other styling tools in the caddy when not in use. Say hello to a mess-free sink!

Wrapping Paper Organizer


Cut the bottoms off the middle pockets, and create a storage space for long wrapping paper rolls. There are still pockets leftover for scissors, ribbons, and do-dads.

Arts & Crafts Organizer


Use a shoe caddy to easily store and organize your children’s arts & crafts supplies. Markers, crayons, and colored pencils can easily be misplaced, but a shoe caddy solves that problem.

Outdoor Supply Storage


Hang a shoe caddy outside or in your garage to store gardening and outdoor tools.

Children’s Undergarment Storage


Roll your children’s undergarments up and store them in one convenient, easy-to-access location.

Office Storage


Use a shoe caddy to create an office closet. Elizabeth Joan created a nice little office in her closet, and used a shoe caddy to organize her supplies. It’s very resourceful! Learn more by visiting her website.

Cleaning Supply Storage


Desirée from used a shoe caddy to completely transform her closet into a “cleaning closet.” All her cleaning supplies are stored in one central location, and it’s super organized and tidy.

Medicine “Caddy”


A shoe caddy can create the perfect makeshift medicine cabinet. Now, all your bandaids, sprays, and ointments can be found in one place.

Lego Storage


If your kids are anything like mine, then they love to play with Legos. This means I have inadvertently stepped on numerous Lego pieces in the past few years. Fortunately, a shoe caddy solves these problems. Now my kids clean up really quickly, and their Legos are sorted by color.

Car Storage


Organize your car by creating backseat pockets for your car. Use a zip tie or heavy cord to tie the shoe caddy to the seat.

Under-The-Bed Shoe Organizer