The common hanging shoe organizer is full of surprises. Once you discover how it can help organize your world, you’ll stock up on these $5 storage solutions.

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Check out these INSANELY smart, new ways to use hanging shoe organizers!

1. Cut the bottoms off holders and create a gift-wrapping station.

Cut the bottoms off holders and create a gift-wrapping station.

 

2. Use it as an advent calendar.

Use it as an advent calendar.

 

3. Attach it to a stroller to hold drinks for the whole family when you’re out and about.

Attach it to a stroller to hold drinks for the whole family when you're out and about.

Use zip ties to attach the top portion of a shoe organizer to your stroller.

 

4. Keep LEGO pieces organized.

Keep LEGOs organized.

You can also use it to organize dolls and Barbies.

 

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5. Store cold-weather accessories all in one easy-to-grab place.

Store cold-weather accessories all in one easy-to-grab place.

 

6. Keep gardening equipment together.

Keep gardening equipment together.

 

 

7. Store beauty items behind your bathroom door.

Store beauty items behind your bathroom door.

Keep hair spray, lotion, perfume, etc. organized and easily accessible.

 

 

8. Use it in your pantry to store water bottles.

Use it in your pantry to store water bottles.

 

9. Maintain your collection of cords and chargers.

Maintain your collection of cords and chargers.

 

10. Make grabbing snacks easy for kids.

Make grabbing snacks easy for kids.

 

11. Keep snacks and toys within reach when you’re on the road.

Keep snacks and toys within reach when you're on the road.

 

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