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    31 Things To Make Your Closet Seem *So* Much Bigger

    Is your closet actually small, or just unorganized? It's probably both.

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    1. A set of space-saving folding hangers that will practically transform your closet. They easily unfold when you're ready to hang up your fresh laundry, then fold back down to give you some extra room.

    Promising review: "I was so desperate for more space, I was considering spending big bucks to have a professional come in and redesign the space. Then I found these and it's like my hanging space quadrupled! It feels downright luxurious in my closet now. I can see all my clothes and nothing is squished together like it used to be. I can also comfortably add a substantial amount of clothing and would still have room to grow. BUY THESE IMMEDIATELY!" —milanina77

    Get a 10-pack from Amazon for $12.99.

    2. An over-the-door shoe rack for the person with a heel collection to rival Carrie Bradshaw's. The racks easily fold in if you need a little extra space for your rain boots and super tall pumps.


    Promising review: "Me and my boyfriend recently moved in together and one of my main concerns was our combined shoe storage. We just installed this last week and I felt compelled to write a review because it is THE BEST shoe storage solution I have ever come across. I've tried under the bed, over the door pockets, shelves, stands, you name it... but this one is just the most organized, most logical storage ever." —Kathleen

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    3. A hanging handbag organizer so you can finally get your purses out of that messy pile and maybe even rediscover a few old favorites you totally forgot you even bought.

    Two handbag organizers with handbags placed inside

    Promising review: "Definitely gets the job done, I had my purses tossed in a box and they were beginning to warp, this has literally saved them from any more of my negligent behavior." —keishila

    LeSacBag is a small Etsy shop specializing in handbags and accessories.

    Get it from LeSacBag on Etsy for $9.99 (originally $19.99, available in two colors).

    4. An easily hangable T-shirt organizer so you can roll up all of your favorite graphic tees and neatly store them on the back of your closet door. It's so much easier than rummaging through a crowded drawer or shuffling through endless hangers.

    The organizer holding 16 T-shirts while hanging in a closet
    The Roll Keeper on Etsy

    Promising review: "I’ve been looking for a way to store my T-shirts and save space and this is exactly what I need. It’s great quality and I will most likely be ordering another one soon!" —SueAlex Wright

    The Roll Keeper is a small Etsy shop based in Kelso, Washington.

    Get it from The Roll Keeper on Etsy for $15.99 (available in three colors).

    5. A stackable shoe rack with three spacious shelves so you can give your kicks the special throne they truly deserve.

    Reviewer photo of three-tier shoe rack with various shoes placed on the shelves

    Promising review: "It was very easy to assemble and even entertaining and relaxing to do so, but maybe that’s just me LOL. I have way too many shoes and wanted something to give me more space and keeping them somewhat organized and this was perfect. It’s been durable and has maintained clean enough for the last couple of months." —ana

    Get it from Amazon for $15.97 (available in three colors).

    6. A hanging storage unit with five deep shelves and six mesh side pockets so you'll have a perfect place for all your undershirts, scarves, socks, or anything else that simply doesn't belong on a hanger.

    Five-shelf hanging organizer placed on closet rod

    Promising review: "This hanging closet organizer is perfect and just what I was looking for. It was easy to assemble and is made extremely well. I have everything from towels to sheets, a jacket, down vest, and sweaters stored on the shelves and it isn't sagging at all. The side pockets are very useful and provides extra storage for smaller miscellaneous items." —RihannonJ

    Get it from Amazon for $10.87 (available in eight colors).

    7. Or this storage unit with pull-out drawers that are perfect for neatly organizing socks, underwear, or any other clutter you want to keep concealed.

    Model opening drawer in hanging closet unit

    The unit comes with one drawer with a removable divider for 12 spaces (perfect for socks and underwear), one drawer with a removable diver for two spaces, one large drawer, and two side-by-side small drawers.

    Promising review: "If you are looking for an alternative to a dresser/closet organizer system due to limited space or limited budget, this is a great product. It is easy to assemble. The drawers slide in and out easily. Has a good amount of storage space. It is secure with the velcro that holds to the closet rod, even with clothing's weight. It is also a great value for the price." —Janet K.

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99.

    8. OR! this four-section organizer that will have you wondering why all hanging storage shelves don't have a garment rod at the bottom.

    Hanging storage shelf with rod hanging in closet

    Promising review: "I’m a college student so I don’t get much closet space. This saved me a lot of space considering I could hang my pants, skirts, and dresses and fold everything else. It’s sturdy and I love it. I was scared to buy it at first because the picture makes the metal seem weak and flimsy but it’s actually really strong." —Jen

    Get it from Amazon for $30.51.

    9. A hanger specifically made for belts, because you're too grown to be throwing them over your closet rod and hoping they don't fall down. I feel attacked by that sentence and I wrote it.

    Reviewer photo of various belts hanging on belt hanger

    Promising review: "I was aware that there were belt hangers out there but I had never seen one like this! It's perfect! I have a load of belts but I just had them rolled up in drawers until I needed the space so I just went to Amazon (doesn't everyone?) Couldn't believe my luck when I saw this - it's amazing and amazingly simple! Who knew?" —PattyK92

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    10. A folding board so you can keep your T-shirts in a stack so neat and tidy you might just mistake your closet for an Old Navy.,

    Promising review: "Let me start off with this: I hate folding laundry. I absolutely hate it. I've seen this thing all over social media. I decided to try it out and OH. MY. GOSH. I freaking love it! It's super easy to use and my clothes are perfectly folded every time. As weird as it sounds, I actually look forward to folding my laundry now. I wish I had purchased this sooner! I like the design it has and I love how compact it is. After I'm finished folding my laundry, I just fold up the BoxLegend V2 shirt folding board and tuck it away! It's lightweight and seems durable. I recommend this to everyone, even those who hate folding clothes." —Kayli

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99+ (available in four colors).

    11. A nifty tiered hanger, because using a regular hanger for just one pair of pants or a scarf is such a waste of space.

    Scarves hanging on tiered scarf and pants hanger

    Promising review: "I ordered these in hopes to gain some extra space in my closet and they did just that! I was able to fit five pairs of dress pants on one hanger and they hung nicely in my closet. They didn't hang down super low which was a concern of mine since I have shoe storage on the floor of my closet. My pants hung higher than when they were on normal hangers so I was pleased to have a little more space below." —Erica

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $17.89 (available in five options).

    12. A set of six over-the-door shelves perfect for storing random accessories that are currently scattered all over your room. Actually, you might want one of these for every door in your home.,

    Promising review: "I am so happy I found this little gem of a product. I got one for myself and one for a friend who I was helping get organized. The little pockets are great and hold more than you think they will. I love that the front of the pockets is a clear view so you can see everything that is in the pocket. The product is very sturdy and really super easy to put together and hang up on the doors." —MM1986

    Get it from Amazon for $18.97 (available in five colors).

    13. A multi-level hanger that will not only stop your tank tops and bras from slipping and sliding all over the place, but also stores up to eight of them in one compact spot.

    Two tank top hangers placed in closet

    Promising review: "This product is easy to use. I like simplicity and accessibility, these hangers offer both. I bought two and have them in separate locations in my closet. I can easily put away and find my bras and tank tops." —Les

    Get it from Amazon for $8.49+ (available in packs of up to six).

    14. A set of shoe slots so you can make like Vanessa Hudgens and get ready for Sneakernight without having to rummage through a giant pile of shoes on the floor.

    Model placing shoes on shoe holder into shoe rack

    Promising review: "Talk about a space-SAVER. I have lots of shoes and wasn’t sure if I should get shelf dividers or not and glad I didn’t because these worked perfect. Easy to adjust for heels/taller shoes and the shoes don’t slide off either." —Tyeler

    Get a pack of 20 from Amazon for $33.99 (available in two colors).

    15. A set of useful dividers if you're tired of all your neatly stacked piles of clothes toppling on top of each other when you need to grab something on the bottom.

    Customer photo of shelves with dividers

    Promising review: "I love these! They fit snugly over my shelf so they don't shift or move around. I have a lot of handbags and it's been a mess on my closet shelf for the ones that are floppy. I have limited closet space in a small home so my choices of where/how to store them are limited. This was the perfect solution. I plan on buying more when I get around to re-arranging sweaters on shelves." —BarbraGenie

    Get it from Amazon for $13.49+ (available in two colors).

    16. A pack of super large storage bags so you can keep your fluffy blankets and giant comforters in one contained space instead of in a giant ball on your top shelf.

    Two storage bags placed at bottom of closet

    Promising review: "I bought these bags to store my daughter's winter clothes. They are very large and hold quite a bit in each bag. I was able to store winter coats and winter clothing in the bags with no issues. Once full, they are easily stackable for storing. Great purchase and would recommend for storing clothes or linens." —Kindle Customer

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $19.99 (available in three colors and a pack of five).

    17. A set of storage boxes that neatly stack on top of each other, which will practically triple your shelf space. They also have a transparent window so you can see exactly what's inside before pulling it down.

    Stackable storage box placed on closet shelf

    Promising review: "My closet has never looked better! All my expensive purses aren’t stored in purse sacks anymore. Purse sacks don’t stack. And, you can’t see through them. These cubbies have a small window so you know what’s inside. And they STACK! I love being organized." —Cathy Lyle

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $36.99+ (available in seven colors).

    18. A hanger with perfectly sized hoops so you can organize your tangled pile of scarves and easily grab a new one for every day of the week.

    Scarf hanger with various scarves placed inside

    Promising review: "Such a wonderfully functional idea. I love this hanger as I get to free up some drawer space and hang my winter scarves next to my coats. The white one is indeed very classy." —Roberta L.

    Handandframe is a small Etsy shop based in Cobleskill, New York.

    Get it from handandframe on Etsy for $16 (available in five colors).

    19. A tiered storage unit to make use of some of that awkward floor space. The top two shelves are perfect for your go-to shoes and the bottom bins can keep your socks in a neatly contained pile, so it's basically a one-stop shop for your feet.

    Reviewer photo of shoe rack with storage bins placed in closet

    Promising review: "I was actually surprised by how big the unit was. I'm used to ordering closet organizers and being disappointed by the size. This unit was perfect for my socks, T-shirts, and jeans with room left over. I actually went and ordered a second one for my crafting station for extra storage under my desk." —Christina

    Get it from Amazon for $24.01.

    20. An over-the-door rack with nine hooks that can hold basically any and everything you need, from the belt that ends up in various places every time you take it off to the cross-body bag that always gets lost on your shelf.

    Over-the-door hooks with various items placed on them

    Promising review: "We recently moved into a small rental while we are building a home, and it lacked in storage! So I ordered a few of these to put on doors and it has solved some of our storage problems! Very sturdy - I hang my kids backpacks on them, plus so much more and they hold up. I ordered the bronze, and it is a nice finish. Definitely recommend!" —Amber D

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    21. A set of sheet keepers that are so simple, yet so genius. These will keep your sheets together in a perfect little bundle so you can stop searching every drawer just to find a matching set.

    Three sheet sets with sheet keeper wrapped around

    Promising review: "SO HAPPY!! I was going to buy these months ago and never pulled the trigger. I'm so glad I finally did. My sheets are organized and perfectly stacked in the linen closet. It's the little things. Treat yourself and buy these." —Jackie

    SheetKeeper is a small Etsy shop based in Los Angeles, California.

    Get a set of two from SheetKeeper on Etsy for $13.99 (available in four sizes).

    22. A set of five-tier hangers with clips so you can stop wasting so much space just to hang your skirts.

    Reviewer photo of various clothing items hanging from skirt hanger

    Promising review: "Downsizing from two walk-in closets full of clothes to one standard size closet, I purchased these hangers for space saving. They did not disappoint! They are sturdy and well made. The clips are fully adjustable and slide easily along the rod. As one reviewer mentioned, the clips are a touch hard to open, but do loosen some with use. Not a problem at all for me. I bought the set of three hangers and am using one for skirts, one for shorts, and one for capris. As an added bonus, I am able to see what I have at a glance without having to rummage through my closet. I would definitely recommend!" —RJ

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $17.99 (also available in a pack of six).

    23. A spacious storage shelf that requires ZERO tools to install. Simply expand it to your desired size and get to stacking your towels and handbags on top or hanging your shirts from one of the sturdy stainless-steel rods.

    Expandable shelf placed in closet

    Promising review: "I had a lot of wasted space at the top of my narrow linen closet, and a deep shelf would not work. This shelf was the perfect solution. Now I can stack my less frequently used large towels at the top of the closet and still be able to access the shelf below. Strong and easy to install, and the shelf won't slip. Very happy to have found this shelf." —Misplaced Californian

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in seven sizes, four colors, and various variety packs).

    24. An over-the-door rack you definitely need if your stack of vintage dad hats is starting to topple over.


    Kynyte is a small Etsy shop based in Orem, Utah.

    Get it from Kynyte on Etsy for $22.95.

    25. A set of hanging hooks to create a cascading pile of handbags so you can easily grab whichever one currently matches your vibe.

    Reviewer photo of purses hanging from closet hook hanger

    Promising review: "Just moved into a tiny apartment and needed a space-saving way to store my bags in my closet without creasing them. This hanging rack is perfect! My backpacks, big totes and small purses all fit well, and so far the rack seems very sturdy. Each hook is pretty wide, so multiple bags can be hung on one hook. Great item for the price!" —Kindle Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $9.03.

    26. A handy hanger for all your heavy-duty quilts and comforters since folding them to fit on a shelf is honestly kind of a pain and takes up SO much valuable space.

    Model hanging quilt on over-the-door hanger

    Promising review: "Perfect! I have now bought four of them because everyone who sees it wants it. Perfect for hanging a quilt, throw, bedspread, etc. when it’s not needed. Well made, well shipped, arrived quickly with no issues whatsoever. I am very happy with this purchase." —Sandy

    ThingsmadeeasyStore is a small Etsy shop specializing in home decor.

    Get it from ThingsmadeeasyStore on Etsy for $29.95.

    27. A set of space-saver bags that truly live up to their name. Now that spring is right around the corner, these will help you store all your bulky coats into one compact bag until winter rolls around again. Say hello to extra closet space!

    Promising review: "First of all, when you see 'jumbo' in the title, you better believe these things are JUMBO! These bags of limitless storage can hold just about anything fabric that you need squishing down into a manageable block. I've used these for blankets, clothes, and precious keepsakes and I feel secure in the knowledge that they are all well-protected. The plastic is thick but not stiff, so you know it's good quality." —Kimball Household

    Get a pack of six jumbo bags from Amazon for $39.99 (also available in three other sizes and a variety pack).

    28. A hanging jewelry organizer so you can find that perfect accessory without wading through all of your drawers. Constantly searching for that matching earring? The clear pockets will make that a thing of the past.

    Before-and-after photos showing a tangled pile of jewelry next to organized jewelry in a hanging organizer

    Simply slip it on to a clothing hanger and place it wherever you please. One side features 32 clear pockets for all of your small earrings and bracelets, while the other side has 18 hoops for necklaces.

    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 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 three colors).

    29. A pack of velvet hangers that will provide a much better grip on your clothes. They're also super thin, so you can say goodbye to shoving all your clothes to one side just to reach one shirt.

    A photo of a full closet using plastic hangers next to a photo of the same closet with more space when using the velvet hangers

    Promising review: "The difference in my closet because of the hangers alone is striking. I can finally shift clothes to the side to actually see what I have. While some may think that saving their money and dealing with a tight closet is worth it, I am completely sold on making the change. So happy I pulled the trigger. I've purchased 100 more just now so that I can do the same for my boyfriend's closet." —ChristineSD

    Get a 30-pack from Amazon for $16.49 (available in five colors).

    30. A set of three storage boxes with collapsible front flaps perfect for organizing all your towels and sheets so they won't come tumbling out every time you open the linen closet.


    Promising review: "I scoured the site looking for storage that was nice looking and sturdy enough to hold all these linens. I am SO happy with these! I especially love the Velcro front and that they were bigger and sturdier than I pictured. Buying a second set!" —Amanda

    Get a pack of three from Amazon for $24.87.

    31. And a set of storage cubes so you can contain your clutter instead of displaying it for all the world to see. It'll make it seem like there's a method to your messy madness.

    Reviewer photo of four storage cubes on closet shelf

    I personally love me some storage cubes and they've become a must-have for my closet shelves. I mean, if I can't see my unorganized mess, it doesn't really exist, right?! These are by far the best cubes I've found for the price. They're super sturdy and tall enough to store tons of stuff without anything spilling out over the sides.

    Get a pack of six from Amazon for $18.49 (available in six colors).

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