Each of us has at least a few pairs of shoes suitable for the season. And if the whole family lives in the apartment, the shoe, sneakers and shoes accumulate an unknown amount. To maintain order in the hallway helps roomy cabinet for shoes. It allows you not only to remove all the excess from the eyes - the careful storage of shoes can prolong its life. The main thing is to choose a product that is suitable for quality, design and price.
Requirements for shoemakers
When purchasing a similar accessory for the hallway, you should make sure that it meets the necessary requirements:
- Safety: there should be no sharp corners (or their minimum number), and the material should comply with fire safety requirements;
- Spaciousness: even with the smallest size, the cabinet should hold all the shoes;
- Design: the shoebox should fit the interior of the hallway and meet the aesthetic taste of the house owners;
- Modifications: additional details will increase the functionality of the shoebox - a seat, a shelf under the phone, a small box for trifles, coat hooks:
- Hygiene: the shoes should be completely dry, well ventilated so that no unpleasant odor or fungus can form, the shelves should be either open or with a ventilation system.
In addition to the above, it is worth considering the future location of the bedside table for shoes in the hallway. The most convenient place for her next to the door.
Types of shoes
Shoe shelves are divided into several types depending on the design or function. On the collection of photos, you can take a closer look at the different options for thumbs under the shoes in the hallway.
Obuvnitsa with seat
The comfortable model especially suitable for small rooms where it is impossible to place separately a shelf, separately a small bench or a padded stool. Open shelves or drawers are under the soft seat. Such a bedside table can be complemented by a shelf under the phone, a back or a pair of drawers for shoe care products and other useful things.
Obuvnitsa with hanger
Compact shoebox for a narrow corridor, where you have to save on every centimeter. Shoe cabinet with a hanger will organize storage of boots, shoes and shoes with outerwear in the hallway, and also will not take up much space.
Suitable for small corridors, such a cabinet is particularly appropriate for narrow hallways, its depth is only 30 cm. Of course, all shoes hardly fit, but couples for the current season can be stored in a compact shoe case, removing the rest of the shoes in the closet.
Important! It will look good angular narrow nightstand, it will take up little space, retaining the functionality.
Wall shelves for shoes
One more compact option only 25 cm wide. Such shoemaker is good for a hall, when on a floor there is no place. It is attached to the wall and has shelves that fold back at an angle of 30 degrees, where the shoes fit. When buying it is worth considering that for high boots and high heels shoes such shoes will not work.
Mirror - an indispensable accessory for the hallway, so the mirror shoe case will be relevant. Such a model can be purchased at any furniture store. However, the mirror itself is not a growth that must be considered.
Important! The mirror will allow you to visually increase the space of the corridor, at the same time making it lighter.
Open cabinet for shoes in the hallway has its pros and cons. Among the main advantages is to provide good ventilation, coupled with ease of use - to get the right shoes do not need to open all the doors. On the other hand, dust and dust on shoes and shoes, and if there are animals at home, their teeth can spoil the look of shoes.
How to determine the size
To choose the right size, you need to pre-measure the free space where you plan to put the cabinet. The shoebox should not bulge strongly so as not to block the passage. If there is not enough space, you can put a curbstone-slim, its width is only 20 cm. This is twice the size of classic shoes, but this bollard is not very stable.
It should be borne in mind that the model with horizontal shelves overall size options with inclined surfaces. Narrow cabinets can be with doors, so guests do not see the extra shoes. Flap doors are more compact than swing doors. Sliding sash when opening will not take a millimeter of space in the hallway. Bedside tables for shoes of different sizes can be viewed on the photo of the hallways below.
Obuvnitsu can be bought in a ready-made form or made to order. In the latter case, it is possible to get the item that you want. Custom-made shoes will meet all the necessary parameters, but will cost more than the usual purchase. Make your fantasies possible by making a bedside table for shoes in the hallway with your own hands. One way or another, it is important to choose quality material.
Shelves made of plastic, well suited for interiors in high-tech styles, minimalism or loft. This material is practical, easy to clean, but the least durable of all. Chipboard or MDF will cost a little more, but they look more aesthetic and more durable. Metal cabinets for shoes are heavy and often bulky, but you can find models of lightweight chrome pipes and glass. This shoebox visually makes the interior lighter and more spacious.
The most expensive and capricious in the care of shoes from the array of natural wood. Despite the chic appearance, this is not the best option for the hallway. Wood does not tolerate moisture and dirt, and without special treatment it is exposed to various pests. It is impossible to put wet shoes directly from the street into such a cabinet, it must be thoroughly dried beforehand, which takes time. Moisture has a destructive effect on wood, leading to deformation, as well as the appearance of fungus and mold. If you want to buy a wooden cabinet for shoes, you should pick up shoemakers, treated with special means that repel water.
The cabinet for shoes must be purchased, based on the style of the interior and the color of the entrance hall. If the shoebox is made with your own hands, you can easily paint it in any color, but there are a lot of models of various shades in the catalogs of shops, so making a choice is easy.
It is much easier to determine the color of the bedside table, if it is the only furniture in the hallway, and the wallpaper and floor are finished in a neutral scale. Almost any shade is suitable for beige, gray, brown or white. The choice becomes more difficult if there is a wardrobe with decorated facades and other furniture. In this case, the color of the shoebox is better to pick up the rest of the headset to the façades. High models of shoe pedestals with contrasting facades, for example, vanilla and chocolate shades, will look beautiful. They will be well combined with dark woods, coffee shades, black and beige.
Shelves in the color of oak or beech harmoniously fit into any furnishings hallway. If the cabinet has a seat, its upholstery can be a beautiful color of melted milk, which is combined with all woody shades. The material can be used cloth or leatherette. Furniture with neutral monophonic facades and glass inserts will harmoniously look in the style of high-tech or minimalism. Colors bedside tables for shoes can be viewed on the photo below.
Of course, the style of cabinets with shelves for shoes must match the design of the hallway. The most popular areas used for the decoration of modern apartments are classic, high-tech and minimalism.
Classic-style furniture is made only from expensive natural materials - from exquisite wood species. Such a shoebox will be very heavy and quite massive, but the hallway will get a respectable and neat appearance. Large roomy cabinets for shoes with gilded handles are well suited for spacious hallways. For small premises it is worth picking up smaller cabinets.
The colors of furniture, as a rule, natural - under the tree. Beautifully look headsets from the dark rocks on the light background of the walls. If the shoebox is combined with the seat, the upholstery must be in harmony with the trim.
The style characterized by the use of only the most advanced materials is metal, plastic, glass. This design of the hallway is suitable for active young people who love order and minimalism. Simple, clear lines, chrome-plated details, combined with glass, add visually to the hallway. High-tech-style interior is suitable for large and small hallways. Compact cabinets harmoniously complement the interior. For spectacularity, the glass shelves of the shoemaker can be equipped with neon lights. It is not only aesthetically pleasing, but also convenient.
The best option for decoration of a city apartment. Hallways in typical buildings do not differ by the meter, therefore there should be a minimum number of finishes and furniture. The minimalism is characterized by clarity and simplicity of silhouettes, calm colors, lack of decor and, of course, functionality.
Materials can be used any: wood, plastic, metal, glass. Any furniture, including footwear, should be practical and easy to maintain. Look good lockers for shoes, built-in niches. They seem to merge with the wall and become invisible. Furniture should not be a distraction.
Acquisition of a shoebox as an integral part of a corner cabinet or a coupe is not always an option in a small hallway. Often the cabinet for shoes is almost the only thing that can be easily placed in the corridor. It is necessary to choose models based on the number of shoes, the size of the room, decoration and style. Modern furniture stores provide a wide selection of stand for shoes for every taste and budget, but if you wish, you can purchase custom-made furniture or make your own.