Published on February 11th, 2012 | by Jules IKEAHacker


Place mat as boot saver

Place mat as boot saver

Materials: IKEA KLISTRIG place mat

Description: My boots needed a savior as they were all standing knocked over in the closet. The solution was IKEA’s KLISTRIG place mat.

Place mat as boot saver
Place mat as boot saver
Place mat as boot saver

I cut the place mats into large triangles, rolled them up and placed them in the boots.

See more of the boot saver.

~ Ann-Marie, Sweden

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9 Responses to Place mat as boot saver

  1. customstyle says:

    What a great idea! I need to make some for my boots, too. Thanks!

    (btw, LOVE your boots in the pictures!)

  2. SuMoGu says:

    OMG I just threw 3 of these things away!

  3. Anonymous says:

    ThaNk you! What a brilliant idea! I have so many boots like that and makes me crazy. Just brilliant!

  4. Anonymous says:

    What a clever idea!

  5. Zulaya says:

    Adding placemats to my shopping list….

    Have some riding boots that really need a tree, but I’m just too cheap to buy one. Thanks!

  6. Anna says:


    Coincidentally, I use old Ikea catalogues for my boots…

  7. prue says:


  8. AlisonB says:

    Brilliant! I use these mats on the shelves of our fridge to help keep it clean, but I really love this idea much more!

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