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22 Genius Things Everyone With A Small Apartment Needs To Own

The littlest changes make the BIGGEST difference.

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1. A pet feeder that catches all your clumsy-ass animal's food and water spills.

2. Kitchen products like this apple-shaped bamboo fruit basket or this pop-up silicone colander that occupy only two dimensions when not in use.


4. A wooden bar cart that transforms into a table and chairs that's the equivalent of a kitchen furniture Matryoshka doll on wheels.

6. Armrest tables for laying down your coffee, homework, dinner, laptop, phone, remote control(s), glasses, nail polish, books, contacts, playing cards, makeup mirror, needlepoint, bra, ship in a bottle, etc.

7. This magazine rack–and–TP holder combo, because nothing in a small apartment can have only one job.

Put your phone down and read something from your toilet library. Or just use this to hold your phone while you wash your hands, whatever. Doody Decimal System jokes.

Get it from Kmart for $39.68.


11. This Ikea couch that's a sectional, storage unit, AND double bed, for the minimalist squirrelperson who on occasion has guests.


14. Keep apartment air fresh and oxygenated with the tiniest, lowest-maintenance houseplants there ever were.

Succulents are not only nonstop oxygen releasers, they're also relatively hard to kill.

Nine assorted succulents available on Amazon for $22.91 plus shipping, or at your local florist/gardening depot. Très chic pots and planters available at Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters, Target, Terrain, Viva Terra, Consort Design, Etsy, and more.


16. Sink cabinet organizers like this pipe-accommodating shelf and these door storage trays, because right now your sink cabinet is a garbage explosion of cleaning products and reusable bags.

18. Shelving accessories, like this suspended basket, this mug rack, or this stackable cabinet organizer that turn one shelf into like, 1 billion shelves.


20. Risers that create storage space while simultaneously powering your Netflix and chill, no matter where you're forced to put your bed.

Get decked-out risers at The Container Store for $29.99. Get Target's under-bed storage bins, which you now have room for, for $17.99.

21. These minimalist AF acrylic organizers that clean up the product/makeup landfill that is your vanity.

22. And finally, literally whole rooms you can tuck into the fucking wall, like this office and this pressing station.

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