i reckon that if you don't trawl other people's instastories, you wouldn't get yourself terjebak into all this stuff, like seriously. at this point it's a good time to temporarily unfollow all accounts that you think will drain your bank account, hee~
so one day i came across this person's instatory and i thought, wah cantiknya susun2 kasut macam tu! with a house full of so many people, you can just imagine how many pairs of shoes are lying around the house, you can't even keep track of how many shoes you own OR you're not even sure which shoe is still being worn and by whom (ni dasar tak reti nak buang kasut2 yg dah lama atau tak muat dah hahahahaha). the only shoe closet i have is the old opaque traditional one and once a shoe goes inside that closet, it's goodbye shoe - there's a high chance i might forget that you're in there kinda thing, you know? T__T we also have the shoe rack+bench from ikea, but i notice shoes tend to accumulate dust in the open air, not to mention the limited amount of shoes you can actually pile on the rack. NOT TO MENTION when your kids start to get territorial and starts declaring 'hey that's my spot!' the same way they fight to declare their 'spot' in the Vellfire. or fight over what car pillow they get, when the only difference between the pillows is the freaking COLOR *rolls eyes*.
|stackable shoe boxes! wheeeeee|
anyway. she even shared the link of where she purchased the shoe boxes - on Shoppee, where else? i could already imagine myself organizing shoes during this undefined period of social distancing, hahahahaha. so i found a store that sold them in a set of 6, ready stock in Malaysia. i purchased it in 4 colors (except for white because it's too mainstream =P).
|product size: 33.5 * 23.5 * 13 cm|
i didn't imagine it to arrive looking like this. i was like, can this really be assembled and stacked together to look like the storage boxes in the above photo? *skeptic* it arrived on a Sunday merely wrapped in bubble wrap. i was lucky it arrived in one piece with nothing broken. i read reviews that some arrived with broken covers.
|pink, blue, green, purple|
the only challenge i faced during assembly was to attach the cover lid of the shoe box. took me quite awhile to figure out the mechanism too, haha. i read reviews that other people also faced the same challenge of assembling that last part. it didn't come with any instructions; i suppose they assume that even monkeys can assemble this, that's how easy it should be. no matter how hard i tried to put on the lid, it never managed to stick on properly. you had no idea how much i was cursing just to connect the lid ok. siap give up try the next day LOL.
|oh the challenge to assembling this part|
luckily one buyer had the bright idea to mention that you could look it up on youtube. it only dawned on me that that tiny foldable part had to be pushed down ALL THE WAY in order for the frame to stick on properly - the keyword in the youtube clip was 'until you hear a click' wahahahhahahahah adehhh *smacks forehead* right after that i tried again (i really did hear a click) and wallah.... it stuck!
|misi berjaya! LOL|
oh mak excited. i managed to assemble all 24 boxes while watching Money Heist. hahahahhahahah
|ade orang dah rasmi dah simpan kasut dalam tu|
now to figure out where to stack these boxes in the house. and to figure out how many pairs of shoes exist in the house. haha.
updated: decided to letak sini dulu (as per photo). you can actually connect them so that they stick together, very the ingenious. i threw out a bunch of shoe boxes in the process. kon mari much?
|tada. i think i need more bahahaha|
on another note, i must be late joining the La Casa de Papel bandwagon =P. instastory is a most powerful thing, no kidding. so who's better: Le Professor or Le Michael Scofield?
and lunch for today. dah out of ideas what to eat already. dah lemau, lama sangat duduk rumah.