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    21 Things That'll Happily Hold All Your Junk

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    1. A felt purse insert to finally bring some order to the black hole that is your bag. It has 13 pockets total with a zippered middle pocket that can be removed. Say goodbye to days of lost chapsticks and misplaced sunglasses.

    Before you order, measure the inside of your bag to get the best fit!

    Promising review: "This thing is great! I have a large bag I use as a carry-on when I fly by plane. Unfortunately, it has very few pockets and is just like a bottomless pit. This fit in perfectly. I was able to organize all my items quite well. They were easy to retrieve in flight and in the airport. I didn't use the zipper compartment at all, but did put that piece in to use it as a divider. It is well-made and sturdy. Be sure to measure your inner bag space first!" —Susan

    Get it from Amazon for $19.88+ (available in six sizes and 13 colors).

    2. A gift bag and wrap organizer that'll make every holiday, birthday, and special occasion a breeze. With 10 pockets, you'll be able to store all of those half-used rolls of wrapping paper and gift bags you INSIST on keeping. A gift bag for your nephew's future fifth birthday? A must-keep, obviously.


    Promising review: "Took my all of my gift bags, wrapping paper, ribbon, bows, and gift tags from a trunk to hanging in a storage closet. This works so well and now that I can see everything I have at a glance, it has saved me from buying doubles of stuff I already have. It also prevents me from forgetting about cute stuff that would otherwise get buried in the bottom of the pile I previously kept in the trunk. Don’t hesitate, get one! I also got one for Christmas gift wrapping supplies. I could also see this having several different applications (organizing accessories; craft supplies; board games and toys)." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in three colors).

    3. A U-shaped shelving system for your cabinets, because vertical space is a thing that can be super useful when utilized! Plus, you have all those leftover Advil bottles you need to properly stack. It makes sense to keep buying little bottles of Advil because you forget how many you actually have at home, right?

    These shelves stack on top of each other and come in different heights to accommodate various sized bottles.

    Promising review: "Product is perfect for what I need it to do. Fits just right, is more than sturdy enough, and has made my absolutely nightmarish spice cabinet look awesome. No more duplicate spices going bad in the back of the cabinet! It’s not at all difficult to assemble. Watch the assembly videos (they’re short) before you start opening the parts bags. Otherwise it’s easy to get intimidated by all of the extra pieces." —Congaree

    Get them from Amazon for $27.99+.

    4. A storage ottoman to wrangle all your shoes, sweaters, sheet sets, and literally anything else you may have lying around your floor. It'll also double as extra seating and free up space on "The Chair" where you currently dump everything.


    The bonus? It comes in three sizes and is upholstered in a linen fabric, so it's super durable. The tufted, cushioned top makes it a great option for extra seating.

    Promising review: "This is a heavy and sturdy collapsible bench unlike others I've had before. I'm very impressed honestly. The top is thick and cushioned and the bench can easily hold my weight. Color is true to photo. It comes with an optional divider, if you'd like to divide the inside space." —CheyNickole

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99+ (available in three sizes and nine colors).

    5. An expandable shelf that'll organize that messy space under your sink where things just pile up with zero order. This is a great solution for cleaning and bathroom supplies, toilet paper, and hair products.

    Promising review: "Before I got this, the cabinet under my kitchen sink was an absolute mess. All the cleaning supplies were piled on top of each other; there were empty grocery store bags everywhere. I would have to dive in there in order to find anything. As soon as I got this shelf my cabinet made a turnaround. The shelf was extremely easy to set up, although you have to get in there in order to get the sink pipes between the shelf tubes, but it was nothing. The skeleton of the shelf is expandable and fit my cabinet perfectly. You can also adapt the height of the shelves to your liking or needs. I personally set it up so that the shelves would be at the very top and at the very bottom of the unit. The height between shelves is perfect for tall cleaning spray bottles and whatever you want to put there. It definitely is the best organizer for places where there are pesky pipes in the way that use up valuable space." —Ro2x

    Get it from Amazon for $19.87+ (available in two colors).

    6. Shelf dividers, because we all know that stacking things can lead to one nightmare of a pile. These dividers will keep miscellaneous items upright and sectioned (AKA – two organization must-haves).

    The dividers can be slid onto shelves up to one inch thick.

    Promising review: "These dividers not only work really well (sturdy, stand up straight, not wobbly), but they are also much taller than most shelf dividers. I tend to have fairly large stacks of items on my upper shelves, so the higher the divider, the more stuff I can put up there!" —NorCal Family

    Get four from Amazon for $15.99+ (also available in pack of eight).

    7. A set of containers for your medicine cabinet so you never have to scramble when you're running out the door but need a spritz of dry shampoo. Now everything will be neatly displayed and easy to spot.


    Promising review: "This little thing is perfect for shallow and long spaces like your medicine cabinet. I keep tweezers, blush, cotton swabs, and all kinds of stuff in it! I like that it is clear so it's easy to spot items." —Z. Skinner

    Get it from Amazon for $7.14+ (available in three styles).

    8. A rotating makeup organizer to store makeup brushes, at least 15 lipsticks, 35-40 bottles of varying sizes plus other makeup accessories including perfume, nail polish, and eyeliner. AKA — your intense and fully-stocked makeup collection will finally have a place to call home.

    Promising review: "I was worried this would be huge on my bathroom counter top, and while it's not small, I absolutely love how organized it makes all my items look and how accessible they are now! I'm not digging around in a makeup bag looking all over for items, now they are right at my fingertips. Assembly was super easy and you can customize the levels of the shelves which is great. No regrets on this order!" —kitty779

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

    9. A set of drawer trays for utensils, desk accessories, or tools. You can mix and match which you want in each drawer, so the customization process is entirely up to you. Plus, you'll finally have a place for all those random rubber bands, pens, and nails that overcrowd your infamous junk drawer.

    Promising review: "The set comes with three different sized containers. I used them in the kitchen. You could also use them in the bathroom, office or garage. I really like that you can clip them together or use them individually. I will be ordering more for different rooms." —TCuddy

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $14.77.

    10. A car trunk bin that'll create more room for all the rando stuff you throw in your trunk (extra pair of flip flops, reusable shopping bags, that spare tennis racket you swear you'll use). The sturdy polyester won't tear and the built-in handles allow you to move the organizer from car to car.


    Promising review: "I really wasn't expecting this to be as strong and well made as it is. It opens in a flash, and has two compartments with extra support for the bottom. It is really compact and takes up almost no room in my trunk, a big plus also. It stands open while I load it, and doesn't collapse on me like other organizers I have had. I use it all the time and it has held up very well." —Melanie P. Moses

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99+ (available in two colors).

    11. A waterproof cord traveling case, because you have a phone charger, a laptop charger, a few extension cords you keep on-hand, a charger for your wireless vacuum, and a couple other wires you've held onto over the years but aren't really sure why. Now you finally have a safe place to keep them.


    Promising review: "This gear organizer is so handy! It has two separately-zipped sections, the top for very small items like wires, and the bottom for larger ones, like chargers, power supplies, and bulkier wires. I used to stash all these different pieces here and there in different pockets in my suitcase sized equipment case and briefcase, but now all these little pieces fit in one small case where I can find them easily. It's laid out so that each item is held in its own space, but when you open it you can see everything. The organizer is soft-sided and weighs practically nothing." —S. Brann

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in five styles).

    12. Basic clear plastic storage boxes so your attic can go from an absolute-chaotic-mess space to decently-labeled-and-rather-tidy space.

    The Container Store

    Promising review: "We have moved to a much smaller space after living in a five bedroom multi-floor house. Needless to say, we had to put lots of small things in boxes so that they would be safe and out-of-the way. The Container Store has never failed us in the process of finding boxes and shelves to store our belongings. The Container Store not only sells well-made products, but also attractively-designed ones. I find their prices are also reasonable given the quality." —Miye

    Get them from The Container Store for $1.99+ (available in 10 sizes).

    13. A pack of space-saving, vacuum-sealed bags to decrease the original volume of its contents by 80% so you can store a ton of bulky items like sweaters, throws, and duvets. You can also rid your drawers of all those old camp and college tees you refuse to get rid of just yet.

    These bags are super sterile, so you don't have to worry about mold or mildew building up inside. They're also a great alternative for seasonal clothing, and come with a travel pump to remove air.

    Promising Review: "THESE ARE LIFE CHANGING. They even give you a hand pump to use in case you're taking the bags camping or just don't have a vacuum handy. I tested the pump to see how well it works, and it worked perfectly! Works just as well as a vacuum, just takes a little more effort pumping out the air. Using these bags, I have half my closet back! I used three bags to store ALL THE items in my closet including three large pillows and several thick blankets and comforters. I will most definitely be buying more; these are fantastic!!!" —Knastay

    Get six small bags from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in four sizes).

    Check out our SpaceSaver vacuum storage bag review (#2 in the post) for more details!

    14. A bamboo monitor stand with various customizable nooks and crannies so you can declutter your desk and bring some sense to all the paper clips and permanent markets you collect.


    Promising review: "This shelf is super sturdy, great looking, and exactly what I needed for my 28" monitor. The custom storage cubbies are excellent for keeping my frequently used items close at hand. Couldn't be any happier with this product!" —Itsmelt

    Get it from Amazon for $46.99.

    15. And a three-drawer file cabinet to hold overflow paperwork and file folders. It's an ideal place for important paperwork since the three drawers lock (keys included).


    Promising review: "I love this product! Excellent quality, much better than what I found at my local office supply store. Great packaging for shipping, it arrived in perfect condition. The drawers glide smoothly, sturdy lock, very durable. The drawer dividers in the top two compartments are an added plus. One of the things I loved the most is that it comes fully assembled. Highly recommended!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $209+ (available in 10 colors).

    16. Seat gap fillers you can slip your change, cell phone, receipts, and other miscellaneous items into so your cupholders stay clean. Who knew cupholders were actually meant to hold cups and not used napkins?

    Promising review: "LOVE THIS PRODUCT! No more mess of trying to jam everything into my car cups! No more accidentally spilling a drink with my iPhone right next to it! Everything from my shopping lists, tissues, notepad, and handy coins for parking meters fit here. An absolute must if you take trips, as it will collect maps, souvenirs, etc." —Christine Muench

    Get it from Amazon for $16.96.

    17. A hanger stacker, because I'm pretty sure you're currently dealing with an absolute mess of hangers at the bottom of your closet or tossed in a bin somewhere.

    Promising review: "The struggle with hangers has been real for quite some time, I wish I would have known about this thing sooner! This has saved me a TON of room and hassle!"—Kara

    Get it from Amazon for $11.79+ (available in packs).

    18. A 24-pocket door-hanging sleeve that'll turn the task of organizing into a simple process. It's super versatile and can be used for a wide range of objects like cleaning products, charging cords, and pantry items. / / /

    Promising review: "This is a great addition to my bathroom! I have a small linen closet door in there, and this fits the space perfectly and holds all the products I use regularly but don't want sitting out on the counter or tucked too far away in the closet. It's sturdy and seems to be well made. The clear plastic is nice so I can easily find what I'm looking for. Overall, it really provides easy access to my stuff and keeps me organized. I would highly recommend it for organization in any room." —NIB

    Get it from Amazon for $7.97+ (available in three colors).

    19. A four-piece organization set including four under-shelf baskets. You can use them for food wrap, different boxed foods jammed in your pantry, desk items, magazines, or notebooks. The more random, the better!


    Promising review: "I appreciate that these required no assembly. I took them out of the box, slid them on my shelves, and rearranged my entire pantry. They made a huge difference." —Allison

    Get them from Amazon for $29.99.

    20. A carabiner so you have one (and only one) spot to collect hair ties. Your wrist can only hold so many!

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    Promising review: "This is basically a game changer. My hair ties suddenly aren't in a precarious pile somewhere in my bathroom, or haphazardly hanging onto the piece of cardboard they came on. I can easily clip it or hang it wherever — to a bag, to a wire shelf, on a hook, whatever. And maybe, just maybe, the new pack I just bought won't disappear quite so quickly." —Natalie Brown

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $10.99.

    21. A wood-handled storage box for bathroom products (hello dry shampoo, hairspray, hairbrush, and straightener) or for all those home decor magazines you keep for future inspiration. You'll get to them eventually.


    Get it from Food52 for $32 (available in two colors).

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