I am finally feeling rested after our four days at the Aspen Food and Wine Classic today. It was one of the funnest experiences I have had and can't wait to give you the full recap later this week, but it is always nice get home! As I mentioned last week, Jonny and I are traveling quite a bit this summer and our master bedroom update has made for such a relaxing (and organized) space to come home to!
Until recently, for the last four years that Jonny and I have lived in our house, my shoes scattered our closet floor and various areas of our house. Obviously not his favorite thing about me. Now I (almost) look forward to unpacking because our home looks and feels so much more organized with the addition of some extra storage.
When I posted this photo of our new shoe wall on instagram a few weeks ago, I got a lot of questions about the specifics. And I wanted to share exactly what we got because we did this update for a fraction of what I thought was possible.
I figured a ceiling high, book shelf would have to be custom built, which means $$$, but after a little research I found that this would be perfect! And we purchased and installed ours for under $200. We bought the $69 Billy Bookshelf from Ikea, with the $35 extender for an extra shelf and 3 extra shelves $10 each. I paid $80 for Ikea to deliver and assemble (so worth it!). If you do not have an Ikea near you, it is also available on Amazon for a bit more! I almost purchased this one originally (love the detail!), but I love the versatility of the Billy.
I added 3 extra shelves in addition to the extender on top which gives me plenty of storage. I love that you we were able to move the shelves around and have space for heels, boots, and flats. And we also made a shelf for that fits several baskets for my flip flops and slippers. These are the baskets that I have, but I LOVE these and this 3 pack is great too.
Along with this $12 clothing rack I purchased that day to help with planning outfits for upcoming trips and shoots, our bedroom was instantly more organized and I can't believe that we have gone as long as we did without the extra storage (especially since it can be done so affordably!).
I will be sharing the details from the rest of our bedroom update next week. And as always please feel free to send along your questions!!