Just imagine a bomb going off in a very small room. It looked kind of like that.
My shoes were a big part of the mess, but I also had a huge rubbermaid bin full of clothes that I had to take out and go through, I am taking at least half of them to Goodwill.
After I got everything cleaned out I was looking for something to put my summer shoes in and I remembered that I had two drawers left over from a previous project and decided to use those to help my closet.
I also had a bookshelf that was in the basement that I brought up to put in the closet to help with more storage.
Here's the finished product.