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Cool Idea: Shoe Closet Bulletin Board

Apartment Therapy Small Cool 2008 contestant Stephanie lined the back of her shoe closet shelves with cork to make use of the space as a bulletin board in her small Chicago apartment. Not only is this an efficient use of her space, but it makes the daily rush to get dressed just a bit more interesting, and can be used as a reminder to get certain activities done that day, like go to the post office, pick up dry cleaning, etc. It also keeps the sort of papers, business cards, and souvenirs that you want to keep, but not necessarily display, private and out of your guests' eyes. Otherwise, a bulletin board in the kitchen or at your desk might look cluttered, or reveal unpaid bills, etc. that you don't quite want to share with the world. Are there any nooks in your home where you can recreate this idea?

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rachella001 rachella001 6 years
Really cool idea. This would be a perfect location to post pictures from fashion magazines that inspire you, outfit ideas, etc. It seems everytime I look in my closet its way too early in the morning to put together something new. I made these cork board frames for my bathroom to hang jewelry and post makeup ideas on....
jexika34 jexika34 9 years
I actually loved all the photos from her apartment and am stunned by the space of her balcony.
emalove emalove 9 years
Great idea!!
beingtazim beingtazim 9 years
good idea - so cheap and functional!
hippiecowgirl hippiecowgirl 9 years
Great idea! It looks great and it's functional.
KJerabek KJerabek 9 years
loooove this!
Angelica Angelica 9 years
I love it for closets that aren't fancy. It would be cute to put up Polaroids of all your shoes in there.
stylegirl80 stylegirl80 9 years
This is so cute! I've also seen cork placed on the inside of kitchen and bathroom cabinets to hang pictures and notes, etc.
aimeeb aimeeb 9 years
Neat idea!
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 9 years
Cute idea.
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