She Removed The Shelves From An Ikea Bookcase And Added Her Own Fun Shelves. AMAZING!

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She proves that shelving doesn’t have to be boring, even if it’s just for your shoes! These cool hexagons

are the perfect place to kick off your dusty sandals when you enter the house.
One thing that every house is always in need of is extra storage space.

You can build as many closets as you want but you will still find yourself looking for an extra piece that you can use as additional storage space. Talking about extra storage, there are plenty of options available in the market. You can easily find different types of things that will work great for adding more storage space in your house. You can even find portable furniture like cupboard that you can move from one room to another.

Most of the time, people are concerned about finding a new cupboard for their clothes, a cabinet for their crockery, a new rack for your books and so on. However, one thing that is ignored by most of the people is the shoe rack.

A shoe rack! Yes, you totally forget that you might need an extra set of shoe rack in your house for all these shoes you buy every now and then. While out to shop for house, people hardly ever remember that they need separate space to keep their shoes.

They buy different furniture and think of putting ikea furniture together but the idea of buying a shoe rack hardly crosses their mind which is an unfortunate thing. In order to take good care of your expensive shoes, you need a separate place for them. If ikea is the place you buy your furniture from then don’t get confused with ikea interior design for your living room or bedroom only. You should also find a decent shoe rack for your house.

However, if you are not into buying a shoe rack and to hire someone to put together ikea furniture then the best option for you is to create your own shoe rack. Sounds interesting, right? Well, to create your own shoe rack you do not need have some extra space in your house. You can create one in the clothes closet or your walk in closet in bathroom.

Starting one of the DIY small walk in closet ideas of fitting your shoe rack in your closet is the most creative thing that you will do for your house. The best thing about working on these DIY small walk in closet ideas is that they are cost friendly. You do not have to worry about going out of your budget in order to get yourself a new shoe rack. 

Use your spare bookshelf:

Use your spare bookshelf:
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Before you start with making shoe rack in the clothes closet the first thing that you should do is look around and see if there is an old bookshelf that you use.

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Things you will need for your shoe rack for walk in closet DIY project:

Things you will need for your shoe rack for walk in closet DIY project:
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Every DIY project requires some supplies to start with. In order to make a shoe rack for your house or closet, there are few simple and easy to find things. For your small walk in closet ideas of making shoe rack you are free to make cubbies as per your liking. In this project, 8 cubbies were made and that fit right inside this bookshelf. Following are the things that you will need to make your shoe rack:
• 1x10s
• Finishing nails
• Wood glue
• Wood stain
• Sandpaper
• Drop cloth
• Brush
• Rags
It is important to note here that 1x1s are not exactly 10 inches. It is like 9 ¼ inches.

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Start with primer:

Start with primer:
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The first step to making a new shoe rack in the clothes closet is to prime your bookshelf. The original bookshelf had black stain. In this project it was nicely primed and was painted white using paint that was already in the house. In case you have a white bookshelf, you do no t have to paint it.

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Do your math:

Do your math:

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To move on with your small walk in closet ideas of fitting a shoe rack, the next thing to do the calculations. The opening of this bookshelf was almost 30’ wide which is way each cubby is going to be almost 10’ wide.

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Cutting time:

Cutting time:

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The only part of this DIY closets shoe rack project that is little bit intimidating is all the cutting that in involved. You might find that cutting is something out of your comfort zone. You can call your friend who is good at this part to help you get through it. For this shelf, you will need 48-5 3/4-inch cuts of the 1×10 wood. You can start by doing more than 50 straights cuts at the 5 ¾ inches, just to be sure in case you need extras. Set blade at the 30 degrees and start with cutting each end. You will get a huge pile of the wood looking like this:

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Time to assemble everything:

Time to assemble everything:

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Now is the time to assemble all your cubbies for the DIY closet ideas of making your shoe rack. Start with nails at one edge of the each cut of the wood. Use the wood glue right along seam just before nailing all the pieces together.

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Let the glue dry:

Let the glue dry:

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Before moving on to the next step, it is important that you let the glue dry. The best thing to do is leave it overnight to make sure everything is dried up.

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Start staining:

Start staining:

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Staining the cubbies is the next step of your walk in closet ideas do it yourself project of making a shoe rack. Make sure that you let the stain dry for couple of minutes.

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Assemble it:

Assemble it:

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Now to the final step of your walk in closet ideas do it yourself project of getting yourself a shoe rack. The last thing that you need to do is assemble the cubbies and you are good to go. Here in few steps you have your brand new shoe rack fitted in the clothes closet.

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Final result:

Final result:

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Here is what the final result looks like

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