13 Creative Ways To Better Organize Your Life With A Simple Shoe Caddy

If you’ve got a tiny closet (like me), then you’re already putting shoe caddies to good use. But, did you know that you can use them for so much more than just holding your footwear?

You’re about to open your eyes to a whole new world when it comes to storage systems, and these new methods of organizing should definitely help you stick to that resolution of keeping your home more tidy this year.

Find out 13 creative ways that you can use a shoe caddy around the home. Get ready for a way more functional space all with the help of something typically used to store shoes. Who would have ever thought this would become your new best friend?

1. Snack Storage

Put a handy dandy shoe caddy in your pantry to easily store snacks and give yourself a little extra shelf space.

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2.  Indoor Garden

Growing your own herbs? Or just like to have fresh greenery around the house? Create your own indoor garden using one of these.


3. Filofax

If you need a place to store papers that’s, you know, slightly less outdated than a filofax, look no further. A shoe caddy is the perfect solution.

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4. Scarf Holder

If you’re constantly looking for the best way to store your scarves, well, this could do just the trick. Rather genius, isn’t it?

Dan Miller

5. Garden Tool Organizer

Shovels, gloves, hose attachments and the like will have a nice, organized home if you keep a shoe caddy in the tool shed.


6. Onesie Storage

Babies may be tiny, but they sure do come with a whole lot of stuff. So much so, that you may have a hard time figuring out how to store all of it. Well, a shoe caddy is a great way to keep your baby’s onesies organized. Plus, if your shoe caddy has clear compartments, you’ll always be able to easily locate whatever cute piece of clothing you need.


7. Cleaning Supply Stash

Keeping bottles and dusters in a cabinet somewhere can take up a lot of space. But, storing your cleaning supplies on the back of a door somewhere won’t take up much space at all. Perfect!

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8. Odds & Ends Sorter

Cords, batteries, screwdrivers— if I’m basically listing the contents of your junk drawer, then you need to start using a shoe caddy to organize these things in a way that’ll be much more functional.

I Heart Organizing

9. Car Storage

If you’ve got kids, you may definitely need a little extra storage in your car. Store books, toys and more on the back of the front seats with this nifty hack.

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10. Toilet Paper Rack

If you buy toilet paper in bulk and then have no place to put it, your life just got a little bit easier.

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11. Craft Room Life Saver

Washi tape and scissors will feel right at home inside of a shoe caddy, and your craft room will be all the more organized, as an added bonus.

One Good Thing By Jillee

12. Jewelry Organizer

Necklaces, earrings and more will finally be stored efficiently if you start using the shoe caddy method, STAT.

Girl Inspired

13. Extra Bathroom Storage

If that mirror storage just isn’t cutting it— put a shoe caddy to good use in the bathroom.


Behold— your key to a more organized life. Never thought it’d come in the form of a shoe caddy, now, did you?

[h/t: FaithTap]