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    Apr 10, 2020

    17 Brilliant Storage Products You'll Probably Be Kicking Yourself You Didn't Think Of First

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    1. A pair of plates with built-in slots to hold your stemware, so you don't have to worry about losing your champagne glass at the next function. (Whenever that is.)


    Promising review: "They exceeded my expectations. They are attractive, sturdy yet lightweight. These will be great for informal entertaining in home, outside, or even poolside. The cutout securely holds a wineglass and the cocktail area is sufficient for cheese, fruit, and/or other nibbles." —Cynthia J. Salim

    Get it from Food52 for $48 (for a pair).

    2. A washer-friendly sock organization system (equipped with clips and locks), because your least favorite part of doing laundry — hands-down — is scavenging for lost mates.

    The Grommet

    Promising review: "I love this sock laundry organizer. I bought mine about a year ago and don’t lose socks anymore. When we take off our socks we immediately hook them in this holder. When it’s full we put the entire holder in the washer and the dryer and rehang the clean socks. Never have to match them as they are always together. I bought these new sock holders as gifts." —Bobbe

    Get it from The Grommet for $14.95 (available in blue and red).

    3. A sheep toilet paper holder that'll also hold your attention.


    Promising review: "This is a really cute toilet roll holder. Really easy to assemble. I would buy this again for other bathrooms for my house and gift to other people." —Joy T

    Get it from Overstock for $31.49.

    4. A console/bench for completely concealing your litter box so as not to draw unnecessary attention (the odor usually does a decent enough job of that).


    Promising review: "Super easy to put together and is easy to move around. I also enjoy that the cardboard scratcher insert is removable and easy to replace." —Elizabeth

    Get it from Wayfair for $94.99.

    5. A floating shelf — with an emphasis on the "floating." This one actually conceals every trace of hardware to create the illusion of levitating books.


    Promising review: "WOW I am so impressed with this purchase! It was super easy to install (took less than five minutes). This bookshelf offers an alternate way to store books while showcasing them as an artful decoration. After stacking a few books I even put a few of my most listened to CDs on top. Great purchase I will be buying more. I wish they made one suitable for magazines." —fiona1445

    Get it from The Container Store for $11.99+.

    6. A room divider you can also use to display accessories (or pots and pans!).


    Get it from Ikea for $149.

    7. A dish and hook to drop your essentials in when you come home from your trip to the grocery store (a sliding piece attached to the back mounts directly onto the wall).

    Scandinavian Design Center

    Get it from Scandinavian Design Center for $56+ (available in five colors).

    8. A collapsible storage bin, if you've bin there done that with clunky storage containers.

    MoMA Design Store

    Get it from MoMA Design Store for $10+ (available in two sizes and six colors).

    9. A wall-mounted drying rack that's pretty darn discreet for being attached to your wall.

    Pottery Barn

    Get it from Pottery Barn for $39.

    10. An acrylic collator bookend that, in addition to propping up your books, can also hold papers and folders for you in its built-in slots.


    Get a set of two from Food52 for $48.

    And check out these other amazing bookends you'll want to add to your shelf immediately.

    11. A pack of Q-hooks — a literal twist on the classic S-hook — so your clothing will actually stay put on the rod when you go to grab an item.

    Nak Nak

    Get a pack of three from Nak Nak for $18.

    12. A "Rebin" — that's a 100% recycled plastic bin for your recycling — to make your paper corner as tidy as possible in the lead-up to recycling day.

    MoMA Design Store

    Get it from MoMA Design Store for $58.

    13. A set of "lid masters" to snugly stack all the stray lids cluttering your kitchen cabinets (and falling on you every time you open the door).


    Get it from Food52 for $40+ (for a set of four; also available in sets of six and eight).

    14. A magnetic wall pocket strip — a creative alternative to the traditional shelf — that'll hold your photos, bills, or keepsakes.

    The Container Store

    Get it from The Container Store for $15.99.

    15. A wall-mounted shallow cabinet that's ideal for holding your shoes if you're not super fond of displaying them on a free-standing rack.


    Get a set of two from Ikea for $24.99.

    16. A Lego storage drawer that, if you want to be real ~meta~, can be used to store more Legos.

    Container Store

    Get it from The Container Store for $27.99.

    17. A "Spicy Shelf" to see exactly what's in your cupboards without too much squinting and rearranging.

    Spicy Shelf

    Get it from Bed Bath & Beyond for $21.99.

    Your excellence in home organization finally getting the critical recognition it deserves...

    The CW

    Some reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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