Unleashing The Swiss Army Knife-Like Quality Of Shoe Holders

If you’ve got some of those dangling shoe organizers collecting dust in your closet, you’re wasting their potential. Capable of more than being morgues for ghosts of footwear’s past, the rows of plastic pockets can do as much for you as your imagination will allow.

Penelope’s Oasis ticks off several second careers for shoe organizers:

*Video game controller station. Now that we live in a world of wireless controllers, it’s all too easy to lose track of the costly devices. Hoisting a shoe organizer in your living room provides safe refuge for the controllers, in between your fits of slamming them to the ground out of Gears of War 3 frustration.

*Diaper assistant. When your toddler unleashes gastrointestinal stink bombs, every second is precious as you attempt to track down the equipment to remove the biohazard. Your nostrils will thank you for keeping diapers and wipes in the same handy rack.

*Toolmaster. While tool belts and toolboxes have their benefits, they also have severe limitations. You can’t walk around all day like Batman with the belt, and toolboxes have an evil tendency to bury what you need at the bottom. A shoe rack lets you spread wrenches, screwdrivers, nails and screws out for easy pickings.

10 Great Uses For Shoeholders You Probably Never Thought Of [Penelope's Oasis]