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    Apr 21, 2019

    24 Things To Organize All The Miscellaneous Stuff Lying Around Your Home

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    1. 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. Now you can hang up all those gorge spring dresses without struggling to free a single hanger.

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    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 $11.19+ (available in packs).

    2. 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.

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    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.

    3. A pack of space-saving, vacuum-sealed bags to decrease the original volume by 80% so you can store a ton of large items like those 40 random fleece blankets you have lying around your house from the winter.

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    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 five bags from Amazon for $24.99+ (available in three sizes).

    4. A U-shaped shelving system for your cabinets, because you probably have some expired items that can be tossed (hello, old medicines lying around your bathroom). These shelves stack on top of each other and come in different heights to accommodate various sized bottles.

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    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.

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

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    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 $22.87 (available in two finishes).

    6. A bakeware holder for cupcake tins, cutting boards, pot lids, and any other items you usually throw into a kitchen cabinet and pray they don't come crashing down. The rack has a no-scratch coating so it won't damage the items you choose to store.

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    Promising Review: "These are so helpful. I was getting tired of having to dig through our pots and pans every time I wanted to cook. I like that you can use this either vertically or horizontally. It really helps when you're tight on space. All of our stuff fits except for one of our very small quart lids. Other than that, it's perfect. A cheap and effective solution to our problem! We bought two of them." —bf

    Get it from Amazon for $8.87.

    7. A sleek ashwood monitor raiser that'll give you more desk space by providing fun little pockets to store your multiple notepads and accessories. There are two removable dividers that'll let you customize how large you want the compartments to be.

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    Promising review: "Well-made and looks great with my desk and computer. I am still evaluating whether to keep it under my desk top computer or set it upright. Either way, it really cleans up my computer area with a place for everything." —gardenclothesshoes

    Get it from The Container Store for $99.99.

    8. A wall rack ideal for every mop and broom currently leaning somewhere in a closet corner. It'll lift everything off the floor and provide a place to hang rags and dustpans.

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    Promising review: "This little contraption is life changing. I am so glad I finally bought it! We have been embracing minimalism for several years, but some things have just continued to feel cluttered just because of the nature of them. This holder has taken something that was annoying to deal with multiple times a day (broom falling over, mop falling out of the closet, etc.) and completely solved the problem. My husband installed it in about five minutes. The strength of the hold in each slot is perfect — it's held securely, but is still easy to pull items out. And the little fold down hooks for the dustpan are amazing! I didn't know those were even on it until it was up. It's rare that I'm pleasantly surprised by the quality of something. Don't hesitate and just get it!" —askeatons

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99.

    9. A roll of magnetic tape you can fasten inside of a drawer to collect loose bobby pins, batteries, and nails. It can also be used to mount different objects (like white boards) to walls.

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    Promising review: "I bought this to stick my makeup to a decorative metal board in my bathroom. It worked straight away for everything, but the mascara. After some pressing, I got it to work for the mascara, too. I also put a long strip of it on the inside of the vanity cabinet to have a place to throw all my bobby pins. It works great for that as well. I appreciated the instruction sheet that came with the roll that suggested sticking the section you want to use to a large metal surface to re-train it to lay flat after living in a roll for so long. Great product!" —Noellebell

    Get one roll for Amazon for $9.97+ (available as a pack of three).

    10. A gift bag and wrap organizer to make every holiday, birthday, and special occasion a breeze. With 10 pockets, you'll be able to store rolls of wrapping paper, gift bags, ribbon, bows, cards, and really anything else you'll need to wrap like a shopping mall pro.

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    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).

    11. A storage ottoman perfect for shoes, sweaters, sheets, 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 dump everything.

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    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 eight colors).

    12. A plastic bag holder so you can finally become a civilized human being and stop storing random-sized plastic bags within other plastic bags underneath your sink. Yes, we do it too.

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    Screws are included, but you can also mount this with adhesive tape.

    Promising review: "I'd seen this product for years and never really considered buying it until grocery bags invaded the cabinet under my kitchen sink. I had collected so many bags for trash disposal (small NYC apartment, small garbage chute) that I had to take them all out whenever I needed some cleaning supply hiding at the very back of the cabinet and then throw them all back in. I had never seen that cabinet as neat and tidy as I did when I finally decided to buy this bag dispenser and stick it to the door of the cabinet. Having the dispenser also helped me decide which bags were worth keeping and which were not. Setting it up was a breeze, so is putting the bags in the dispenser and pulling them out. The long slot on the front lets you see a good amount of bags, and, if you have more than one kind or size, you can simply pull the one you need at the moment." —Ro2x

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

    13. A customizable utility door rack to keep items out of the way that otherwise wind up on the top of your dresser or maybe even the floor (think backpack, umbrella, hats, or a wallet).

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    This organizer is built for 7-foot doors and both baskets and hooks are included!

    Get it from The Container Store for $155.

    14. A set of containers for your medicine cabinet so you never have to second guess where your pain relievers, cotton balls, or makeup brushes are.

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    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 $8.44+ (available in three styles).

    15. 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.

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    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.

    16. A drawer organizer 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.

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    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 $13.77.

    17. A hanging jewelry organizer with 32 clear pockets and 18 hook closures so you can see exactly what you have while keeping all of your rings, earrings, necklaces, and bracelets from taking over the top of your dresser.

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    Promising review: ""I needed something that would save me space, but where I could still see all of my jewelry. These things are extremely durable. I bought two of them, and I have probably 50 or so necklaces on one side and maybe 30 pairs of earrings on the other side. There is not a single tear in it. In the other one I keep nail polishes. It is very convenient because you can see all the colors and it does not take up that much space." —Nellie F.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in two colors).

    18. A triple storage bin for sports equipment so you're never again running around the house before your child's soccer practice frantically looking for their ball.

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    Promising review: "I was thrilled with this purchase. I wasn't sure how much it would hold when I saw it in the store, but I was very impressed with the amount each section ended holding. I was able to get rid of huge bins full of balls in my garage and fit all of them in this. It's made of really sturdy material, and it looks awesome in my garage. I love it so much I ordered a second one to hold Nerf guns and other sporting equipment. I would absolutely hands-down recommend this!" —HBMomof5

    Get it from The Container Store for $49.99.

    19. A refrigerator rack so you can declutter your kitchen counters. It'll hold your paper towels, dish rags, salt and pepper shaker, and those other miscellaneous items that seem to hog space.

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    Promising review: "When I saw this thing on Food52, I just had to buy it. This thing is great. It's not huge, but it does the trick. It got all those pesky bottles sitting on my counter out of the way, has a place for the paper towels, and hooks for hanging. The magnets are VERY substantial. My kitchen is more like a niche in a wall so there's very little of anything. This is well made, and I do recommend it." —Janet C.

    Get it from Food52 for $48.

    20. A waterproof cord case, because wrapping all your wires and just shoving them into a drawer is messy! Now each one has its own space so you don't have to worry about tangles.

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    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 six styles).

    21. A two-tier shelf that'll help you get the most out of tight corners. You can stack spices, vitamins, and even tubs of protein powder.

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    You can also use a shelf like this in your bathroom to help with counter space!

    Promising review: "I recently remodeled my kitchen and was looking for something that would maximize my counter space. After researching several different options I chose this one. I am very pleased with this product. The clean and simple design makes it nearly invisible, and it organizes all my coffee supplies neatly in a convent place. The cost is reasonable and material adequate for small items, but the best thing is how it declutters the countertop. I recommend this item without reservation." —Frances I Pizzulo

    Get it from Amazon for $23.19+ (available in two shapes)

    22. A steel bike rack, because we all know that leaning bikes on top of each other is a poor way to store them. Instead, hang them! This one can hold up to five bikes.

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    Also the mounts are universal to accommodate different types of bikes.

    Promising review: "Got this as a Father's Day gift for my husband who has been asking if there was another way to store our bikes. I wanted it to be a surprise so I did it all myself. It's lightweight, but heavy-duty material. All my bikes fit on perfectly! It was up and hanging in less then 30 minutes. So glad I found this!" —belac1108

    Get it from Amazon for $69.95.

    23. A rust-resistant steel pegboard to make any handy individual squeal with glee. All mounting hardware is included, so don't be afraid of assembly. It can even be mounted into sheet rock.

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    Now you can assemble all DIY-gear in one convenient place!

    Promising review: "I love this system. The hammer holder is easily my favorite. I was able to bolt on a magnetic bar for bits and heads. I like the flanges so no need for spacers. The system is fully expandable and customizable. I would highly recommend!" —rendy0212

    Get it from Amazon for $58.76+ (available in six color combos).

    24. 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.

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