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    Updated on Aug 2, 2020. Posted on Aug 1, 2020

    31 Useful Things From Target That'll Help You Stay Organized

    From bins, baskets, and jars to the ultimate under-the-sink storage solution, it's time to tidy up your home.

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    1. A Y-weave medium rectangle bin to keep books, papers, beauty products, and the like organized. The 5-inch by 12-inch basket is great for organizing within closets and on shelves, but can also work as a catch-all on top of your microwave or entertainment center.

    A plastic seafoam green bin
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    Promising review: "These bins are sturdy and cute. They're perfect for any room in the house." –Target reviewer

    Price: $6 (available in five colors)

    2. A 66-quart Sterilite bin that's big enough to store an ample amount of books, shoes, sweaters, or whatever you're looking to pack away. The clear design is great for moving and storing as it lets you easily see what's in the box so you don't have to go digging when you're looking for something specific.

    Two large plastic see-through bins filled with clothing
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    Promising review: "These are my go-to storage containers. I love the latch and how they stack perfectly on each other." –Target reviewer

    Price: $8.99

    3. A three-tier wire shelf perfect for keeping your laundry room, kitchen, or garage organized, or to add a more urban touch to any other room of your house. The 30-inch high shelf is a Target shopper fave, so beware that it sells out often but restocks regularly.

    A three-level black wire metal shelf
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    Promising review: "This is exactly what I needed for a little space organization. Follow the instructions and you are good to go!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $25 (available in two colors).

    4. A set of round canisters that make storing dry goods more aesthetically pleasing. Each canister features a pop-top to keep the container airtight so that food stays as fresh as possible in your pantry. As an OXO devotee, I personally love how they look when filled with different types of pasta.

    Three round plastic see-through canisters with white tops filled with foodstuffs
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    Promising review: "I just purchased these the other day. I really love the way they look in my pantry; they keep everything looking so clean and organized. I'm definitely planning on purchasing another set.." –Target reviewer

    Price: $39.99

    5. A 34-pack of Rubbermaid plastic food storage containers for keeping your fridge looking uniform even when it's filled with a million different things. What's more, all of the lids feature splatter-resistant vents to make microwaving less of a mess.

    Three stacks of clear plastic food storage containers with red lids
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    Promising review: "I am very happy with this assortment of food storage containers." –Target reviewer

    Price: $19.99

    6. A dual-compartment trash can that makes keeping your trash and recycling organized easier and more space-conscious than ever. In addition to storing everything in one stylized can, it also features a place for trash bags, so it's just about as organized as trash can get.

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    Ever since I got my first Simplehuman trash cans — one for recycling and one for trash — I've been in love with the scent-proof design and sleek stainless exterior. So, when the dual-compartment can came out, I just had to have it. Trust me, I know it's pricey, but it's a great space-saver that still has plenty of room for a week's worth of trash and recycling. Investing in being able to do a little extra good for the planet? I'll take it.

    Price: $200

    7. A metal garment and accessories rack to lay out your entire outfit for the next day. Standing nearly 5 feet tall, this rack is great for hanging dresses, coats, and suits, and is especially useful since it has fold-out arms and rungs to drape pants and purses alike.

    A thin white garment rack with a bottom shelf
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    Thanks to the shelf on the bottom, you can even store a few plastic or woven bins for additional storage.

    Price: $69.99 (available in two colors).

    8. A woven seagrass milk crate that adds a natural element to any room. Pair it with a cube shelf or display it on its own for a little boho flair that's as organized as can be.

    Three brown woven crates sitting in an open shelving cabinet
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    Promising review: "These baskets were beautiful and fit perfectly with the cube organizer from Threshold." –Target reviewer

    Price: $19.99

    9. A six-cube organizer to display shoes or books, or stock with bins for hidden storage. It can be displayed on its side or upright depending on the space you're using it in and it can hold up to 30 pounds.

    A white organizer with six square cubbies, three on top of three, for storage
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    Promising review: "This shelf is sturdy and easy to put together! It's also not super heavy, so it’s easily moved." –Target reviewer

    Price: $70 (available in three colors).

    10. An eight-tier over-the-door rack for organizing spices, pantry items, beauty products, and more. The rack is 77-inches tall and can hold up to 20 pounds worth of goods.

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    Promising review: "This is a great option for increasing storage by using the empty space behind doors, especially in an apartment. I bought two and they were quick and easy to put up. Keep in mind that although it hangs over the door on hooks, it needs to be screwed in so it’s tight against the door so items don’t fall out the back. I chose to only use two screws each at the midpoint to decrease holes in the door and it’s nice and sturdy. I would purchase again!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $36.99

    11. A 6-quart plastic box that is the perfect size to store pairs of shoes, beauty products, an at-home medical kit, and more—take it from someone who is moving and is using them exactly as such. The sturdy bins have snap-on lids, so you don't have to worry about them tipping over and spilling.

    Two plastic see-through boxes with purple handles on the lids
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    Promising review: "These are very sturdy and easy to stack. I would have liked a clear latch top instead of purple, though." –Target reviewer

    Price: $2.49

    12. A coiled rope bin to add a little texture to your organization sitch. This bin is flexible yet sturdy, and is great for housing toys, exercise accessories, bath goods, you name it.

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    Promising review: "It’s super cute and fits perfectly in my living room next to my couch to hold blankets and more." –Target reviewer

    Price: $16.99

    13. A four-pack of Ball jars that make storing cotton balls, Q-tips, and more a bit more stylish. These vintage jars can be used for everything from actual canning to housing dry pantry goods and displaying flowers.

    Four light blue glass jars with silver tops
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    Promising review: "I love the color of these jars. They're very sturdy and can hold quite a bit." –Target reviewer

    Price: $9.99

    14. A pan and lid rack for anyone who can't stand jumbled pots and pans. This adjustable rack has steel dividers that can be moved around accordingly and will never scratch your pots and pans in the process.

    A white rack with metal wires vertically holding pots and pans
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    This 16-inch long rack can be put into a cupboard lengthwise or depth-wise and it will ensure that you'll never open the door to a teetering mess again.

    Price: $29.99

    15. A five-pack of airtight food storage containers to keep your fridge looking organized when filled with leftovers. The containers are dishwasher and microwave-safe, so they make for easy food prep, too.

    Five stacked food containers with gray snap lids filled with food
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    Promising review: "I started meal prepping a week ahead and these containers are beautifully stacked in the fridge for the week. I love that the airtight seal never leaks in a lunch box. Great investment and size!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $27.99

    16. An extendable bamboo drawer organizer that will make your utensils look ultra-organized. When closed, it features six slots to fill with forks, knives, spoons, and the like; when expanded, it has seven.

    A bamboo organizer up to seven spaces for storage
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    Promising review: "I've had this for a few months now, it looks great, holds a lot and I really like it. Our drawer has never been so organized! I gave it 4 stars because my only itty bitty complaint is that I wish there were some way to lock the expansion part in place where you want it because it frequently closes a bit. Aside from that, I highly recommend it!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $21.99

    17. A riser shelf to double the space in your kitchen cupboards, pantry, linen closet, and more. Standing 6 inches tall, the slotted shelf adds a second layer of storage on any shelf, so that if you're storing short items, space doesn't go to waste.

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    Promising review: "I like it. The material is not plastic but it's nicely coated. It's iron. It fits perfectly in my kitchen cupboard. Finally, I have order in there." –Target reviewer

    Price: $9

    18. A set of five OXO food storage containers designed specifically to organize your pantry. Craving a streamlined approach to your dry foods? These containers let you safely store all your snacks, flour, sugar, pasta, and more in a visibly appealing way that doesn't sacrifice shelf life.

    Five clear storage containers with white pop-tops filled with foodstuffs
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    Promising review: "Theses containers are great. They really help you organize and store food. They're durable and look nice! I would highly recommend them!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $49.99

    19. A Keurig K-Cup Carousel that'll keep all your favorite coffees, teas, and hot chocolates nicely displayed. The spinning organizational device holds up to 36 cups.

    A metal carousel filled with different brands of K-cups
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    Promising review: "I love it! It looks great beside my Keurig." –Target reviewer

    Price: $22.49

    20. An under-the-sink expandable storage shelf to make the most of your bathroom storage. While you can put this under some sinks with cupboards, it's especially useful for those that have nothing under them.

    A wire metal tow shelf unit that can be arranged under the pipes of a sink
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    Promising review: "Worth every penny! This item creates all the space you need! Everyone should have one of them." –Target reviewer

    Price: $30 (available in three colors).

    21. A three-tier expandable riser that's great for storing spices so that you can see what you have without having to rifle through an entire cabinet. When closed, it's just over 14 inches wide; when expanded, it's nearly 24 inches, meaning it provides lots of space in whatever cabinet you place it in.

    A white riser that looks like three steps with gray tops holding jars
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    Promising review: "I brought these to organize cans in my pantry. I am now able to see all the cans that I have. This was the perfect buy! They fit great and look great, so much so that I ordered one more." –Target reviewer

    Price: $13

    22. A two-tier organizer with dividers to keep your bathroom counter and under the sink as organized as possible. Best of all, you don't have to remove the device every time you want to reach for something, as they're actually pull-out drawers.

    Two small pull-out, plastic drawers that say "skin care" and "towels" on them
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    Promising review: "I recently moved from an apartment that two drawers in the bathroom vanity to one that only had the cabinet. I bought two of these and they saved me! I'm able to keep all my stuff and it's more organized than before, those dividers really help!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $22.99

    23. An over-the-door towel rack for folks with lots of towels and little hanging space. The expandable design feature three rungs for hanging as well as two hooks.

    A metal three-bar, towel rack with hooks
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    Promising review: "I also had difficulty closing my door with this rack. I then discovered that the black pads under the over-the-door hooks are removable, and voila! The door now closes with no problem at all. The black pads seem to have been added to protect from scratching the door, but I have no fears that the smooth hooks will scratch. I love that the width is expandable to beyond the width of a typical bath towel." –Target reviewer

    Price: $25.99

    24. A bathroom shower caddy to keep your bath goods organized. It features two shelves, as well as a soap dish and two rungs to hang washcloths or loofahs on.

    A metal shower caddy with two shelves, hooks, and a soap dish
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    Promising review: "I was skeptical at first because so many people said it slid off the showerhead (which it did for me as well). But I loved how much storage it had. So, I took a long twist tie (like the ones you get from your produce and don't know what to do with), and secured the top of the caddy to the showerhead. This remedied the problem. And it was able to be neatly tucked behind the rubber piece that is at the top of the caddy- so it didn't look like a desperate rig up. The storage space is great, and now that it is not sliding down, I love it." –Target reviewer

    Price: $16 (available in four colors).

    25. A woven knotted storage basket that will add a little boho flair to whatever room you put it in. Best of all, since it's made with a cotton-dominant blend, it's a great candidate to tie-dye, so you can customize it to your room!

    A white storage basket with an ornamental rope knot
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    Promising review: "This basket is so cute and sturdy. I used it as a card basket for my sister's baby shower and it was perfect! She was happy to find out she gets to keep it for the nursery." –Target reviewer

    Price: $9.99

    26. A two-roll freestanding toilet paper holder for anyone weary of drilling a roll holder into the wall. This one fits nicely over the top of your toilet tank and keeps paper within hands reach.

    A metal toilet roll holder that hangs from the toilet
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    Promising review: "I needed something that didn't require hardware and that kept the toilet paper out of the way in a smallish bathroom. This does the job. My left-handed daughter would probably prefer it to be on the right side of the tank instead of the left, but that's the way it is in a small bathroom. I like that I can hang two rolls, so that there is less chance that someone runs out. It's kind of utilitarian in appearance, but I happen to like that look." –Target

    Price: $11.99

    27. An over-the-door rack to hold not one, not two, not three, but six towels, jackets, purses, or whatever else you're hoping to hang. The sturdy contraption can hold up to 20 pounds worth of hanging products.

    A metal door rack with six hooks
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    Promising review: "I have had it up for about a week now. It has a nice finish and more than enough hooks for two people. It was a good buy." –Target reviewer

    Price: $14.99

    28. A hanging storage organizer that will make the most of your closet from the rack all the way down to the floor. Fill it with shoes, sweaters, jeans, hats—whatever your heart desires.

    Six gray shelves hanging from clothes bar in closet
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    Promising review: "This is a great product. It's sturdy and it looks good. It helped me organize my closet so perfectly that I bought two!" –Target reviewer

    Price: $10

    29. A rainbow coiled-rope basket to add a little color to whatever room you're hoping to organize. The colorful construction might be made of rope, but it's sturdy enough to hold lots of toys, crafts, workout gear, books, or whatever you're looking to toss in.

    A white rope basket with rainbow-colored stripes
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    Promising review: "I love things to be organized and this large coiled rope bin works great. It's great for storage in any room of your house or office. It's very functional and very cute colors/patterns. The handles are just the top two loops of the rope basket, though — I would have preferred them to be more as I'm not sure how this will hold up over time." –Target reviewer

    Price: $9.99

    30. A rolling under-bed box that will help you make the most of all the space in your room. Standing just 7 inches tall, you might not think it will hold much, but trust assured, you'll be surprised. And, if you have a taller bed or walk-in closet, you'll be glad to know they're stackable!

    A long, low plastic box with purple wheels and handles on the lid
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    Promising review: "These are exactly what I was looking for without spending a fortune. I'm using it for under-bed storage for shoes and seasonal clothing. I might buy a fourth one (we have a king-size bed)." –Target reviewer

    Price: $16.99

    31. A polka-dotted hanging organizer for folks who like to vertically organize. This wall hanger features three pockets and can hold books, puzzles, craft materials, and more.

    A three-pocket vertical hanging organizer with gold polka dots on white
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    Promising review: "This is a super cute wall organizer. It's very functional. I'm using next to the bed to hold books, glasses cases, and remotes." –Target reviewer

    Price: $7.99

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