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    32 Things To Make Your Home Feel Less Cluttered (Without Getting Rid Of Anything)

    Give your home the refresh it needs without having to part with what you own.

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    1. A lift-top coffee table designed to give you a place to store that random assortment of things that end up all over your coffee table. Out of sight, but definitely not out of mind. 

    reviewer image of the coffee table in brown with three cubbies for storage across the bottom
    the same reviewer now showing the top of the coffee table lifted forward toward a couch with assorted things stored in the inside

    Promising review: "This is a unique table. It's perfect for my needs. I draw a lot. I can draw without leaning over. Then I can put the papers inside the table and all is clean and clear. It opens so smoothly that I don't have to remove the plant or other decorations to open and close it. I do remove drinks just to be safe. I should have bought it a long time ago." —CB

    Get it from Amazon for $139.99+ (available in three colors).

    2. cap organizer reviewers confirm is super easy way to store hats (though they recommend a wood hanger as it's stronger) and can also be used to hold scarves or other accessories.

    writer holding a hanger with the cap organizer on it and nine baseball caps clipped to it
    Abby Kass / BuzzFeed

    I recently got this after getting so frustrated with finding a good way to store my ever-growing baseball cap collection. I previously store my hats on a wall hook, but they would also fall off, and my new apartment didn't really have a space for that in the closet. This was the perfect solution. It lets me keep all my hats organized and neat and take up barely any space in my closet. Plus, it's super easy to grab and take the hat you need, without all the others falling to the floor. I didn't have a wood hanger, but I found that with nine hats on it, it is still very stable and easy to use. 

    Each cap organizer can hold up to 10 items.

    Promising review: "These are the best things I have found to store my husband's hats. Especially without taking up a ton of space in the closet or on a door. I absolutely recommend a wood hanger. I had to use two double plastic hangers until I could get a wood hanger. Even the two plastic hangers sag and didn't seem sturdy. But these things are great. I used the other one to store scarves and tank tops. Gave me tons more space in my closet. Great prices, well made, and multiple uses! I will actually order more to help with closet space." —Shannon H.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.89.

    3. An acrylic plant hanger made to fit in your windowsill so you have a place to not only store your ~growing~ collection of plants, but also display them.

    The three-tiered shelf holding nine plants
    Indoor Window Gardens / Etsy

    Indoor Window Gardens is a small, family-owned business based in South Carolina. The acrylic shelves come assembled, and you can secure them with a single fastener. 

    Promising review: "Not only do these shelves look amazing and give me so much more room for my plants but the customer service is amazing! I forgot to order extensions with my order so I contacted the shop and they helped me by making a special listing for the extensions. They placed them in my original order so everything came together. If you’re looking for a window shelf, this is it!!" —Jamie Miner

    Get it from Indoor Window Gardens on Etsy for $74+ (available in three styles and five mounting options).

    4. A medicine cabinet organizer to maximize the amount of toiletries you can store in your medicine cabinet.

     reviewer image showing their bathroom cabinet before using the organizer
     the same reviewer now showing how nice and organized the cabinet is and how they can fit so much more stuff

    You can also use 3M Command strips to attach these to a wall if you don't have a medicine cabinet.

    Promising review: "This is an awesome piece to have in my medicine cabinet. It keeps my razor up above on one shelf and then creams or whatever beneath, and on another shelf, I have one holding my toothbrush up high and other items underneath. I love it. It adds so much more room to my cabinets and makes it functional where before everything fell out all over. This is the best idea EVER!! More space, less mess. I LOVE IT!!" —C. Chamblee

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    5. floating shelf that will transform all your favorite novels and cookbooks into works of art you can enjoy every single day because, let's be honest, are you really ever going to get around to reading them when they're just sitting in a huge pile on the floor getting in your way? 

    Promising review: "These are so much fun! We ordered the small size, which fits standard hardback books (approximately five to seven hardbacks in my experience). They're a great way to add some extra storage to our very small home, and we've placed them in our hallway so people ask us about them all the time. I'd highly recommend!" —LaBuenaVidaMere

    Get it from Amazon for $15.16+ (available in four sizes and variations).

    6. A two-tiered rotating shelf to help you take advantage of an awkward cabinet where half of the things get lost in the back. Pretty sure you'll have this ~a-round~ for a long time because you won't forget that you had paprika hiding in the back and buy a new one, only to discover it months later completely rock hard and unusable. 

    Reviewer photo of turntable with spices placed in cabinet
    Gif of reviewer spinning turntable full of spices

    Promising review: "This turned a mess of a cabinet into an organized cabinet. We use A LOT of spices and it was always a nightmare to find the right one. Now I just spin to find what I want. It’s a nice height too and allows for different size bottles to be placed on the racks." —Vegmom

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99+ (available in eight colors).

    7. A '60s-inspired bookshelf you can totally use to store more than just books. Trust me, your random vases and plants will look so much better in your home sitting on here rather than on your counter.  

    blue modular bookshelf
    Urban Outfitters

    Promising review: "I love love love this bookshelf. It's soooo big, and it fits everything while looking neat and cool and nice!! " —araceli123

    Get it from Urban Outfitters for $249 (available in three colors). 

    8. Some Shoe Slotz designed so you can store your shoes on top of each other instead of side by side, meaning not only will your closet look so neat, but you'll also have room to store more shoes. Always a win in my world.

    A before and after photo of a organized shoe collection and an organized one
    Sally Elshorafa / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed Shopping editor Sally Elshorafa says: "This product SAVED MY SHOES! I have an awkward set of built-in shelves in my closet, and it was the only place I wanted to put my shoes. As you can see from the before pic (above), it was a big mess; my shoes were piled on top of each other and getting really dirty. Traditional shoe caddies or boxes didn't really work because there's not much horizontal space, so I tried the Shoe Slotz. It fixed the problem perfectly! Because the design smartly stacks one shoe on top of the other, you save 50% of the space you'd normally use to store your shoes."

    Get a 10-piece set from Amazon for $30.95

    9. A magnetic stove shelf meant to give a place to put your most-used cooking ingredients (looking at your salt, pepper, and olive oil!!). 

    Promising review: "The shelf installed in a snap. It has two sturdy magnets that hold it securely onto the slightly rounded back of my stove. I felt comfortable setting a full jar of honey on it, and I haven’t seen it move at all as I have been cooking. I have limited space in the kitchen, so I’m really happy to have an additional place to set things I need frequently. It doesn’t look like an add-on; it looks like part of the stove. I’m really happy with it!" —Sylvia J.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in three colors and two styles).

    10. A lift-top ottoman perfect for putting in front of your bed and giving you a place to not only put your shoes on but also store any blankets or even toys.

    reviewer image of the tufted-top ottoman in dark grey in front of a bed
    the same reviewer showing the ottoman open with toys inside

    Promising review: "Love this! My bedroom has evolved into my son's playroom, so I wanted something like a toy bin, but more esthetic. This does the job! Fits all of his large toys, lid is lightweight, so I don't have to worry about my son slamming his fingers, and it looks beautiful. Nice and sturdy. Perfect little perch." —Kayla

    Get it from Amazon for $41.51+ (available in three sizes and 10 colors).

    11. A cork organizer tray perfect for your entryway because by simply having a place to put random things, it makes them look organized and like they're meant to be there. 

    the bamboo tray with four different compartments

    Goldune is a woman-founded small biz marketplace bringing together all kinds of sustainable products from small businesses. 

    You can take my word for it because I am currently using this exact tray in my entryway. My apartment is a little different in that there really is not "entryway" but as soon as you walk in, there's a large closet with built in shelves and drawers. We essentially turned the shelf above the drawers into a place to put our keys, masks, earbuds, etc, and this tray was the perfect piece to make it feel organized. Sure everything is still sitting out, but the fact that there are little compartments gives the illusion that all the random things are organized and neat. 

    Get it from Goldune for $38

    12. A bakeware rack with adjustable dividers so you can customize it to fit whatever kitchen supplies you have in a random pile in your cabinet. 

    reviewer image showing their cabinet before using the bakeware rack
    the same reviewer showing how their cabinet is much more organized using the bakeware rack

    Promising review: "We loved this so much that we bought a second one immediately! This works great for circular pans, cake pans, heavier pans, jelly roll pans, awkward collapsible colanders, cutting boards, whatever you want. Plus, it has non-skid feet which is a big plus!"—Organization Freak / Hobby Cook

    Get it from Amazon for $14.39.

    13. An under-cabinet wineglass rack perfect for holding any glasses that are too tall or fragile to be crowded into a cabinet. These will turn heads and make your kitchen feel like a Michelin-star restaurant.

    Promising review: "I really like this wine rack! I needed a nice, space-saving solution for wineglasses that are too tall to go in my glass cabinet, and this rack fits the bill. It was simple to install and looks great. Good buy!" —Cycle Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $19.93+ (available in four sizes and four colors).

    14. Or a hanging wine bottle and glass rack if you want a fun way to store your glass collection as well as a few bottles. The rack can hold your long-stem glasses, while the top keeps up to six bottles of wine safe. Well, safe until Happy Hour, that is.

    Metal rack filled with bottles and wine glasses hanging in a kitchen

    Promising review: “The rack is nice-looking. It makes for a beautiful display of my wineglasses and the solid black color allows the eye to be drawn to the labels on the bottles. It is simple and nice décor for my kitchen.” —John

    Get it from Wayfair for $49.99 (available in two colors). 

    15. An O-Sheet! specifically designed to hold one complete set of sheets because no one (and I mean no one) enjoys trying to fold their extra fitted sheets to make them look nice in the linen closet. Instead, all you have to do is put the sheets into the fleece, and use the drawstring to close it. Plus, it has an indicator strap so you always know what size sheets are in it. How genius is that?

    before image showing a messy linen closet
    after photo showing how nice and organized the linen closet is using the fabric storage containers
    Bumble Made / Etsy

    Bumble Made is a woman-owned small business that specializes in this one product to help transform your linen closet.

    Promising review: "These are the greatest things! I love them — so excited not to dread changing sheets on the beds anymore…or fear opening the linen closet. Thank you for the wonderful product!" —Ashby Dawson

    Get it from Bumble Made on Etsy for $22.60 (available in five colors).

    16. A CovoBox made to look like a stack of books, but it's actually hollow on the inside, so you can use it to cover your Wi-Fi router that's awkwardly sitting out and making your TV stand look messy.

    before and after showing how what looks like a bunch of gold and tan books actually hides a wifi box and Alexa device
    Amazon Handmade

    Before adding this to your cart, you have the option to customize it, including selecting from 14 lengths and 15 colors (including custom colors). The CovoBox is made from reclaimed books and sustainable wood.

    Covogoods is a small family-owned business creating home decor in Utah!

    Promising review: "I’m pretty sure I’ve never loved a purchase from Amazon as much as I love this one, and I’ve been a Prime member since Day 1. This product is EXTREMELY well made and very unique. Plus, it does the job of hiding the ugly routers and cords. And the customer service was great and responsive. I was a little hesitant to spend the money on this but after years of living with the husband’s pile of technology, the money was well spent!" —AmazonEmme

    Get it from Covogoods on Amazon Handmade for $29+.

    17. A set of floating shelves that'll take advantage of wasted space on your walls and show off any cool books, candles, or souvenirs you love.

    Closeup of three shelves vertically placed on a wall with smallest on top with assortest bathroom items on them, including toilet paper, a candle, etc.
    Floating shelves on a wall in between two doorways with the bottom two filled with books and the top with a candle

    Promising review: "I've been looking everywhere for shelves like these but have had no luck. Anything I found was either too big or over $100. These are fantastic. They go perfectly in my bathroom and allow me extra shelving for things I can't fit on the counter top. I'm buying another set or two for my living room. They're super easy to hang, especially if you have a drill." —Stephanie

    Get it from Amazon for $13.75+ (available in nine colors and varieties).

    18. An expandable shelf organizer to essentially double the space you have in your cabinets and keep all your plates, bowls, cups, and whatever other kitchen utensils you NEED together in a neat and orderly fashion.  

    Promising review: "I love these Seville expandable shelves; they have completely transformed my kitchen cabinets. Before I bought them, I was stacking things on top of other things in order to take full advantage of the cabinets. What a hassle to get to stuff! These shelves were PERFECT for turning those two-shelf cabinets into four-shelf. They are super sturdy, easily expanded. Also, I find that they are quite attractive and blend nicely into the rest of the cabinet. Plus, the metal is covered with some kind of nonstick coating that helps protect things from scratches and lends the shelf a nice matte finish. I purchased several different kinds of shelves at once, and these are by far the nicest I bought. Couldn't be happier with this purchase!" —S. Blades

    Get it from Amazon for $24.85.

    19. An elegant shoe storage ottoman with a secret — it's got places to store your shoes so they don't clutter the ground or your closet! AND it functions as a comfy seat.

    the blush colored ottoman
    reviewer image of the open ottoman with shoes stored inside

    Promising review: "I can’t believe this was so inexpensive! It perfectly matches my couch and looks more expensive than it was. I like the shoe organizer inside. I put my off-season shoes in there and my Xbox controller and headset and remotes in there, and it freed up some closet space." —Tara

    Get it from Amazon for $159.87 (available in 10 colors).

    20. A three-tier bamboo rack you can hang on the wall or keep on the ground, but either way, it will give you a place to organize all the random things you just can't find a home for. 

    reviewer pic of the rack on the ground with assorted products on it
    a different reviewer with the rack on the wall with assorted bathroom products

    Promising review: "Recently removed the radiators out of my old house, and the bathroom had a narrow space that just looked empty. This fit perfectly, providing much needed storage, and keeps the room from looking cluttered. Easy to assemble and sturdy enough that I am not afraid of it falling apart. Love this!" —Amber Kuhn

    Get it from Amazon for $36.99+ (available in three colors).

    21. A double-sided tea organizer designed to hold up to 80 tea bag so you can toss those bulky boxes and have a streamlined way to still enjoy a cup (or two). 

    Promising review: "Do I really need a tea bag organizer? That's what I was thinking when I ordered this. And when I took it out of the box. And when I filled the first little bag holder. But as the pile of empty boxes grew larger, I knew the answer was yes, I do need a tea bag organizer. I was using a whole shelf and a half of jumbled tea boxes that I had to sift through to look for a specific tea. In the end, I think this held about eight or nine boxes of tea bags (I crammed some of them). I am so happy that I got this!" —Sarah C.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in three styles).