Are you looking for small entryway shoe storage ideas? If you have a small entryway, the struggle of where to put your shoes is REAL! Get inspired with these genius ideas!
Some homes feature large foyers with storage abound. Maybe they have whole mudrooms with plenty of space for shoe storage.
But there are many more homes that have a small entryway with absolutely no storage options for shoes! For those small entry spaces, you have to get creative.
Whether it is building a DIY bench with storage for shoes or buying a shoe storage cabinet – the options are endless!
Get inspired today with these 15+ small entryway shoe storage ideas!
15 Small Entryway Shoe Storage Solutions
Tuck away a rolling bin under a cute little bench in your small entryway for the perfect shoe storage solution.
The box is on wheels and you can customize it with paint to reflect your decor style! I painted a mud cloth inspired pattern on it. It's a fun solution for corraling all the shoe clutter in our small entryway.
Shoe Cabinet with Tilt Out Drawers
Ikea has the best small entryway shoe storage solution! This narrow cabinet has tilt-out drawers to organize your shoes out of sight. They don't get in the way of doors or impede the flow of traffic through a small entryway.
As with anything Ikea, you can customize them to look any way you want with just a little DIY.
DIY Shoe Shelf
If you have just one little corner of free space in your small entryway, this DIY shoe shelf will fit there! Made from plywood, this is a beginner-friendly build that you can make in a day.
Add some cute contact paper to the inside to match your decor and it's ready to use to keep that shoe clutter under control. Read more to make your own and download the free PDF woodworking plans.
PVC Pipe Shoe Organizer
Unique round shoe cubbies? YES!
The creative project is made using a 6"x10' PVC pipe. You could do 10 or 12 shoe holders depending on the size you decide you want them to be.
Glue them together, cover them with some wallpaper and they have a nice finished look for your small entryway.
I love that they tuck away back behind the door and aren't in the way at all. Read more to make this creative small entryway shoe storage solution.
Entryway Bench with Shoe Storage
A custom-built storage unit is the probably best way to utilize the small space in your entry. It allows you to build it to fit the space and add the storage you need.
This DIY entryway bench has built-in shoe storage along the bottom. Adding doors helps hide them away out of sight for a clutter-free entryway. Read more to make your own.
River Rock DIY Shoe Tray
This fun shoe storage idea uses river rock, but they aren't just laying in the tray loose. The rocks are permanently affixed using resin.
Doing it this way makes it easy to clean and it's a great piece for your small entryway. Read more to learn how to make your river rock shoe tray.
Easy Shoe Storage Display
Wooden crates are great for organizing (I've even made a crate bookshelf and wood crate desk). They are perfect for a small entryway where your space is limited.
You can use as many as needed, or that will fit, and you can set them up in a unique way for a more interesting shoe storage solution in your entryway.
Modern Shoe Cabinet
When you don't have a dedicated space in your entry, leaving your shoes in a pile at the bottom of the stairs is just ugly and messy. This modern DIY shoe cabinet fixes that problem!
Wood veneer is used instead of cane webbing to weave a larger pattern and optional wallpaper was added to the inside for a sophisticated touch.
The shoe cabinet tucks easily into the corner creating the perfect small entryway shoe storage solution. Read more to learn how to make your own.
Upcycled Dresser Turned Hall Tree
Give an old dresser new life in your entryway! Building onto it for coat storage is awesome, but let's talk about the bottom drawers.
By taking out the drawers and adding shelving you have a great place for shoe storage in your small entryway! Read more to learn how to upcycle your own dresser!
DIY Bench with Shoe Storage
You need a place in your entryway to take off and put on your shoes. Kill two birds with one stone and build a DIY bench with a shoe storage shelf underneath.
This bench has a modern A-frame design with a shelf underneath to store your shoes. The upholstered top is fun and colorful and will brighten up your space. Read more to learn how to make your own.
DIY Entryway Shoe Storage Bench
Wire baskets are great to corral shoe clutter in your small entryway. I love that each member of the family could have their own basket.
This DIY bench is customized to fit the wire baskets that you can just pull out to get your shoes or put away. Plywood and one 1x2 board are all you need to make this small entryway shoe storage solution for yourself.
Shoe Cubby Bench
The more shoe cubbies the better! This shoe cubby bench can hold 12 pairs of shoes with room on the bottom for extra storage. You can use it as a bench or add decor to the top and use it as a drop zone for keys, mail, etc.
You can build it in an afternoon using a 1x10, a 1x12, and decorative trim. Read more to learn how to build your own.
Shoe Cubbies from Concrete Forms
This creative shoe storage solution is one I would have never thought of. Using concrete forms connected with cable ties the whole unit is anchored to the wall to help keep it upright.
The concrete forms are strong enough to hold a multitude of shoes and you can even get more than one pair in each tube.
Have an extra concrete form when you're done? Make this planter pot cover!
Entryway Bench with Drawers
Creating entryway storage in a place that doesn't have a lot of space or built-in storage can be challenging. This DIY bench with drawers is a stylish solution for your small entryway shoe storage problem.
Three deep drawers give you plenty of room to hide away the shoe clutter and you may just want to curl up on the seat and read a good book. Read more for the plans to build your own!
DIY Entryway Bench
Built from white pine boards, this DIY entry bench is great for a small entryway. It has two shoe cubbies, certainly enough if you're a small family or single and it has bench seating so you can sit and put on or take off your shoes.
You can paint it or stain it in the color of your choice for the perfect small entryway shoe storage solution.
Which of these small entryway shoe storage ideas is your favorite?
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