Take any left over paint cans, clean them up, and then attach them to the inside of your closet. You can easily slide a pair of shoes in each can, making your shoe organization so much better! This is the perfect solution for flip flop and sandal storage.
Instead of buying expensive boot shapers, just use pool noodles. Cut them to the length of your boot and then just stick it in the boot to prevent it from warping!
Water proof your shoes to make them wearable in any occasion. You can buy actual waterproof spray or use a natural solution like beeswax!
Instead of throwing out your favorite but old pair of rain boots, try just repainting them! You can actually usually restore the boots to their original style with a new and improved paint job!
You can also jazz up any old shoes with a new paint design, a fun fabric addition, or anything else. Instead of throwing away old or ugly shoes, give them a quick makeover!
For suede shoes, it can be pretty hard to clean them without doing more damage. One of the best solutions is to use a piece of stale bread. I know it sounds weird, all you need to do is rub the bread on the suede to help remove stains and other gunk.
You can also try using a nail file on your suede shoes. It files away at the stain while doing minimal damage to the shoes. Be careful that you don’t do it too hard, though!
To make your tennis shoes a bit whiter, try using nail polish remover! Just rub the soles and rubber part of the shoes and they should be gleaming back to their normal shine in no time!
Try this natural way to stretch out shoes that are just a bit too tight! Fill a Ziploc bag with water, put them in the shoes, and then put the shoes in the freezer. The water will freeze and expand your shoes!
If you struggle with stinky shoes, then here’s a great solution. Put tea bags into the shoes and leave overnight. They should both absorb the bad odor and make them smell like the tea!
You could also try adding some talcum powder to the insides of the shoes and leaving them overnight. Some people like to combine it with a few sprays of watered down vinegar to help eliminate odors.
Another solution for smelly shoes is to stick them in a bag and then put them in a freezer. This will help kill the bacteria that is causing the odor in the first place.
For your patent leather shoes, use some Vaseline and a cotton swab to remove any scuff marks. Simply dab the swab in the Vaseline and then rub it on the shoe!
If you have a pair of shoes that you just absolutely love, but are beginning to get holes, then try this! Just add some fabric (use this link to get the tutorial!) to touch up the shoe and make it wearable for even longer!
If you have a problem with your feel blistering every time you wear shoes, then try this: rub some deodorant on your heel (or whatever part is blistering) Reapply as needed. The skin soothing properties in deodorant will keep the shoe from rubbing.
To keep your foot from slipping out of your shoes, spray your feet with some hair spray before putting your shoes on. This will act as a slight adhesive that keeps the shoe attached to your foot!
If you feet tend to sweat in your shoes. Just spray some dry shampoo on your feet before you put the shoes on. It will keep them dry and help stop sweat!
Vinegar and a toothbrush is a great way to remove water stains from leather shoes. Just dip the toothbrush in the vinegar and lightly brush the stain until it’s gone!
If you have a great pair of shoes, but they’re lacking traction, then try this! Just rub sand paper along the bottoms of them to get better traction. It’s an easy solution and really helps out.
Use a blow dryer and socks to break your shoes in and prevent blisters from forming! Put a thick pair of socks on, put on the shoes, and then use the blow dryer on them!