But this was a good thing. Why? How could that possibly be a good thing?
Because it helped me purge more high heeled shoes is why. Not all of them mind you, and not a single boot, but 5 pairs of shoes!
That's right, another 5 pairs of shoes that have been cluttering up my storage area for a lot longer then when I wrote about the previous shoe purge in September last year.
I get a little irrational when it comes to shoes. The hard part about decluttering shoes isn't the physical work of taking them out of the house; the hard part is the decision to get rid of them.
Now I might get a little attached to my shoes but I'm not as attached to shoes as I am to my feet! So not being able to use my feet really helped me mentally discard these.
Well that and the terrible wear on them.
These grey shoes look passable from this side but the toes are terribly scuffed and the heels are a shambles. The vinyl has actually peeled off, they can't just be polished up.
These are so high I only wore them a few times. But there is actual rust on that buckle now.
Ahhh sparkly shoes! That kill your feet with pain across the toes. I wore them once, I've had them so long the elastic is almost not elastic anymore.
Good bye pretty shoes! And guess what else I found - empty shoe boxes! I now have 7 shoe boxes worth of extra space on my storage shelf. Do you know how much space 7 shoe boxes takes up? That's enough space for at least one more sewing project right?
How long do you keep your shoes?