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Where can I buy pretty Shoe Boxes?

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Gr8dame Tue 30-Jun-20 15:23:49

Just downsized from a house to a ground floor apartment where there is very little storage space and I really want somewhere to keep my shoes. I have an empty bookcase in the hall and thought I could fill it with pretty cardboard boxes each containing a pair of shoes. I thought it might be a useful and attractive feature but since I had the idea I haven’t been able to find any online. Please don’t tell me to customise ordinary shoe boxes with pretty paper as I am absolutely useless at craft work 🤣

shysal Tue 30-Jun-20 15:44:25

I haven't seen cardboard shoe boxes, but there are lots coloured plastic ones on Ebay or Amazon. I am sure you could manage to add some stickers or Washi tape to jazz them up. Here is an example.
Shoe boxes

H1954 Tue 30-Jun-20 15:51:33

Could you use ordinary shoe boxes and cover them in pretty oddments of wallpaper or fabric? That's what I would do personally.

H1954 Tue 30-Jun-20 15:52:47

I date say you would be able to get empty shoe boxes from your local shoe shop? Not every customer takes them with their purchase of new shoes.

H1954 Tue 30-Jun-20 15:54:12

Oops sorry, just read the complete post 🤣🤣 and I thought I was being helpful.

MayBee70 Tue 30-Jun-20 15:58:34

I think we've just found a gap in the market because I'd really like to find some pretty shoe boxes too.

Ramblingrose22 Tue 30-Jun-20 16:01:27

TK Maxx and Homesense may be sets of pretty storage boxes that shoes would fit into but the boxes I've seen elsewhere specifically for storing shoes were all boring white plastic I'm afraid.

Puzzler61 Tue 30-Jun-20 16:02:47

Ikea have some pretty boxes (not a huge selection, most are plain). Though you’d have to check measurements to be sure a pair of shoes could be stored inside. £3- £5 each.

TwiceAsNice Tue 30-Jun-20 16:04:48

Dunelm do nice reasonably priced boxes which might work but you’d have to go online and check the measurements

silverlining48 Tue 30-Jun-20 16:09:40

Hobbycraft have some too.

Seakay Tue 30-Jun-20 16:12:23

Gr8dame Thu 02-Jul-20 06:59:55

Thank you all for your advice - lots of new avenues for me to explore here.