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    43 Products That'll Probably Make You Realize Life Could've Been Much More Organized This Whole Time

    Hindsight is 20/20 but your newfound organization skills are 1000.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. An expandable under-sink kit that'll fit around awkward pipes in the kitchen or bathroom while giving some sturdy ground to those bottles of cleaner and rolls of toilet paper. No more cabinet avalanches!

    Promising review: "Great product for a great price. Very sturdy, but lightweight and small — under my bathroom sink is *very* small, and the metal frame is thin enough that it doesn't take up much space, and of course it allows me to utilize the empty vertical space instead of shoving things all the way to the back wall. I might rearrange the shelves, but it's just held with screws on each end so that's easy enough to do-comes with two supports for two shelves, but you can choose from four heights/positions. 👍🏻 Might need to order a second for under the kitchen sink..." —Jennifer Mowry

    Get it from Amazon for $19.87 (available in two finishes).

    2. A slim cutlery organizer to turn that drawer-wide organizer into trash when you realize this takes up half the space. Time to get rid of that countertop utensil container!


    Promising review: "Yes, this little utensil tray is really that good! I went from using 12 inches of horizontal space in a lovely but huge wooden utensil tray to about using about four inches (whatever the width of this godsend is). It stores my butter knives, steak knives, spoons, forks, and a slew of little teaspoons. I'd guess that the max capacity for each slot is about 10 pieces. For example, I fit four butter knives and four steak knives into the first/knife slot easily, with good wiggle room. This is such a great design. Using this tray opened up about half of my 18-inch wide drawer, which allowed me to decompress the other drawers in my kitchen a bit. I highly recommend this item. It's worth every penny." —Kathleen Cooke

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    3. A tea bag organizer that'll lend a glimpse into just how long you've been giving boxes of tea too much kitchen cabinet space. Sit back, relax, and sip that tea knowing you were able to pick out the bag you wanted ASAP.

    Promising review: "Do I really need a tea bag organizer? That's what I was thinking when I ordered this. And when I took it out of the box. And when I filled the first little bag holder. But as the pile of empty boxes grew larger, I knew the answer was yes, I do need a tea bag organizer. I was using a whole shelf and a half of jumbled tea boxes which I had to sift through to look for a specific tea. In the end, I think this held about eight or nine boxes of tea bags (I crammed some of them). I am so happy that I got this!" —Sarah C.

    Get it from Amazon $24.99.

    4. An easy-peasy pan organizer sturdy enough to hold your hefty Pyrex dishes in way less room in your cabinet. So much less jangling next time you feel like baking lasagna.


    Promising review: "I bought two of these to replace a cheaper version that had moveable spacers. Though this one is not adjustable, it is by far better for my cutting boards, cookie sheets and muffin tins. It is sturdier than its predecessor, which fell apart after a couple months. It fits well in a standard size cabinet and is a great help with keeping my stuff organized and within reach." —Grekrs

    Get it from Amazon for $12.97.

    5. A password book you should fill out IN PENCIL because who can keep up with all those passwords you constantly have to change and apparently are not strong enough for the robots unless it has something like 29478495734592713 on the end.

    Promising review: "When we have so many internet addresses and passwords to remember, it gets really hard — especially when you get older and have trouble remembering what silly password you gave something. And, we are supposed to change or update passwords from time to time, so this is a great tool to help us do that. It certainly makes more sense than scribbling on a random piece of paper on your desk and then misplacing it. The trick, however, is to not misplace the book! I HIGHLY recommend this!!" —Carole P

    Get it from Amazon for $6.33.

    6. And a monthly bill planner for helping manage those expenses that feel like they're looming over your head, much like that bill-tracking app (and the four previous ones you tried) that didn't quite cut it for you. You were always more of the pen-to-paper type anyway.


    And it's non-dated, so you can start now in November instead of waiting 'til 2020 or just using up the last two months of 2019!

    Promising review: "I really like this planner. I've been saying I’m going to get my life together and get out of debt. So in order to do that, I need to keep track of my budget. When I saw this I said let me just see it’s less then $10 so I’m sure it’s not gonna work for me!!! Boy was I surprised. It’s super big; it has enough space for me to write. The lines are separated very well. It has my budget for the month, then a page for weekly activity. I can’t say enough good things about it. It’s thick not thin like a $1 store book it’s sturdy. Folks let me tell you. Order this and save yourself some money and enjoy this. I can’t wait to order more." —Nia

    Get it from Amazon for $6.89.

    7. A shower curtain liner with mesh storage pockets I love and will buy for as long as it's a thing I can buy.

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    Yep, you're looking at my shower! I upgraded from a corner tension rod caddy and never want to go back. The mesh pockets drain water so your liner won't get all icky. And they make it easy to tell the difference between the minimalist packaging for your face wash and shave cream when it's way too early in the morning. Read my full review of Maytex Pockets Shower Curtain Liner (#2) to learn more about why I'm in love with an object that can't love me back.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.

    8. A coupon organizer that'll attach to your shopping cart so you aren't rifling through your purse looking for that supreme deal on diapers at checkout. Now maybe you'll actually use all those coupons you clip!

    Promising review: "Perfect for my current couponing needs. It holds a good amount of coupons. The dividers that come with it are comparable to thin card stock. They seem to be holding up good so far. I only used some of the included labels. I used a Sharpie pen to label the remaining dividers. It attaches to a shopping cart nicely." —mom2four

    Get it from Amazon for $9.49+ (available in six colors).

    9. A hanger organizer you should've bought for your laundry room eons ago instead of scrounging for spares in every family member's closet. Remember that time you bought a 50-pack of hangers because you thought you were out but you most definitely weren't? Yep.

    Promising review: "Working in retail for a million years, I know how amazing these can be in keeping your life less chaotic! I put off ordering for months, and I'm mad at myself that I did, because these beat a box of hangers hands down! I ordered two — one for dress/shirt hangers and one for skirt/pant hangers. They arrived today, seem to be made of the same metal that I've used in retail stores, appear to be sturdy, and are super easy to assemble!" —KatieLee333

    Get one on Amazon for $18.29.

    10. A glove box organizer so you won't have to rifle through a mountain of extra fast food napkins or crumpled-up receipts the next time a genius overshoots a parallel parking job while you're sitting in your car during your lunch break eating Taco Bell.


    Promising review: "For years, I had my car papers sitting in whatever the dealer gave me (maybe an envelope) and whenever the unfortunate situation of getting pulled over had happened, I was always a panicked mess trying to find everything. I moved everything over into this great organizer and now I feel like my glovebox chaos is solved. Highly recommend to any car owner as it is nice to actually have a good setup for a change." —Joshua R

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    11. An RFID-blocking travel wallet you'll wish you had the past five trips when you came back home and got grilled to the high heavens. (Pssst, just download the Mobile Passport app already.)

    Promising review: "We went to 11 countries in the last year and are about to add 7 more to the list of where this wallet has gone. For such a low price, it’s definitely treated us well! I have many types of currency from different countries as well as Euros in the side cash pocket. I have our frequent flyer cards, multiple credit cards, bank cards, driver’s licenses, 2 passports, health insurance cards (US and international), an iPhone 6, entry cards to our current country of residence, and a pen all stashed away in here. We always keep cards and cash in multiple places when traveling, but it’s nice to have so much availability in such a stylish and small clutch." —Jonathan & Meredith

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99 (available in 35 colors).

    12. A daily planning pad as a nice looking reminder that you should drink some water — yep, even that — and give you a neat way to organize your day. And you can tear off today's page tomorrow and start anew.


    It even includes a section to track your water intake. Dehydrated people just don't thrive. It's called math!

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    13. Packing cubes that'll help you pack in so much more than you'd expect into your suitcase... especially because you decided to go last-minute shopping against your better judgment.

    Each set comes with four packing cubes.

    Promising review: "These packing cubes exceeded my expectations! I was able to pack for a seven-day cruise — seven day outfits, seven evening dresses, six swimsuits, and six swim cover-ups. Along with 10 pairs of undergarments, four PJ sets, and three bras. It was crazy. I highly recommend! I used a Vera Bradly weekend tote to fit my packing cubes and then a separate bag for shoes, toiletries, etc. It worked perfectly! Very happy with my purchase." —Elias Zuloaga

    Get them from Amazon for $19.99 (available in 15 colors).

    14. Soft organizers you can easily nestle into dresser drawers because you've spent far too much time hunting down that last clean pair of seamless underwear.


    Promising review: "Very good for organizing messy drawers. Got mine organizing my underwear and socks, and another one for organizing my baby's clothes and stuff." —Sassy Flores

    Get them from Amazon for $12.79+ (available in six colors).

    15. An adjustable wrap stand to gather your food-saving heroes into a super-helpful assembly so you can easily tell the difference between the wax paper and parchment paper.


    Promising review: "Where has this been my entire life? I love that the shelves are adjustable so I can fit a variety of wraps and other household cleaning boxes in it. You can easily take out the needed box and back it goes. My cabinet is finally neat!" —Jill R

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in two stands).

    16. A grid organizer with stretchy straps to secure and then quickly locate that one thing you really need right now when you're on the go. This is gonna slide soooo nicely into your carry-on backpack! I'm getting shivers just thinking about it.


    Promising review: "I can and have packed cords and converters for iPad, iPhone with Mophie battery pack, Kindle, Nook, electric shaver, and ear buds on this handy device and I think I can or have squeezed AA batteries in a 4-pack holder for a couple of flashlights I carry with me on trips. I bought another one for my wife for her phone, Nook, etc. She has more room than I do, but I'm sure we will find some way to fill it. I had been using 1-qt freezer bags for each cord/charger, labeling them distinctly, and then putting them all in a large 1- or 2-gallon freezer gallon bag to keep them together before I got these. It helped with organization, but this Grid-It does a better job, making it easier to find the cord/charger I need." —Bookman McCoy

    Get it from Amazon for $13+ (available in three colors).

    17. A no-tangle earbuds wrap you can toss in your bag or coat pocket so you'll just have to unwind your cord instead of pick it apart when during wasted podcast-listening time. It simply flips up to create a seal so nothing gets loose 'til you're ready to do some listening.


    Promising review: "I like this product for two reasons. It will protect my earbuds, and I don't have a tangled mess of wires. I've shown several friends this product, and they were very impressed. Can't wait to use it on an upcoming trip!" —TexasGal

    Get it from Amazon for $9.95 (available in seven colors).

    18. A pair of headrest hooks for keeping your purse *right* where you need it so you don't embarrass yourself in front of your dear friends at the drive-thru when you're trying to find your preferred form of payment.


    Promising review: "What a great idea! This is the handiest contraption ever. You simply raise your headrest about 1/2" and clip this to the headrest's post. It is firm and secure. My handbag's often heavy and this doesn't make it tilt at all. I gave one to my daughter who uses it in her car, too. She loves it as her car doesn't have much floor space as her center console is wide and she often has passengers. Great value for something so useful!" —Just My Opinion

    Get a set of two on Amazon for $5.95 (available in black and beige).

    19. A charging station rack so the fam's electronics can be neatly filed away (the cords get tucked into the base!) while they gas up for the next binge of YouTube videos.

    Promising review: "Wow, I wish I had purchased this long ago. We have five or six devices floating around/charging at any given time in our house. This is a great way to keep the charging area organized." —David

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in two finishes).

    20. Spice strips for transforming your regular old drawer into a ~custom~ spice drawer. Come on, doesn't it look quite nice?!


    Promising review: "This is one of my favorite things I've ever purchased from Amazon! The fact that they're so customizable allows you to cut them and shape them to any drawer size! I think this will be my go-to gift for all of my friends who love cooking as much as I do! Freeing up cabinet space and having something that can so easily be rinsed off in the sink makes this a for sure buy!" —momonono

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $14.99+ (available in two sizes).

    21. And cable clips to keep those pesky cords RIGHT where you want them. They're perfect now and now there's no going back.


    Promising review: "These work great for organization. I use them behind my TV to keep all the cords neat and from looking so messy. Also great for keeping my phone charger cord handy since it's plugged up behind my bed." —SAll

    Get six clips from Amazon for $3.99.

    22. Genius shoe stackers that'll finally solve the problem of how to fit in all those new gems you've acquired into the same amount of space. Welp, yer a wizard Harry.


    Promising review: "These shoe holders are fantastic. I'm using them for heels, casual shoes, and sneakers. For people with smaller feet (I'm a 7) it doesn't 'double' your space, but you can get three pairs where you had two. For people with larger feet, you really will double the space." —silversong203

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $18.99.

    23. A handy scarf hanger to empty that fabric cube of scarves you have (you thought you lost that Buffalo plaid one!) into a neat display so you can actually wear all those beauts on the reg.

    Promising review: "I love scarves and this saved my sanity hahaha! My scarves on my old scarf hanger looked very fluffy/full and looking for a scarf is a hassle. The hanger itself is rather wide. It's distracting with all my scarves on it and covers the view to my clothes. With this new scarf hanger/organizer, I can neatly fold my scarves and now easier to look for one to match my outfit." —edc

    Get it from Amazon for $9.97.

    24. An over-the-door towel rack built with some hooks too so you can put your robe and clothes somewhere that isn't the floor or on top of the toilet.


    Get it from Amazon for $16.07+ (available in two finishes).

    25. A hanging jewelry organizer to keep your baubles separated and tidy so you can ACTUALLY wear all those great things you already have.

    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 $6.99+ (also available in beige).

    26. A collapsible car trunk organizer you can easily anchor to keep your auto essentials in place instead of rolling around in the back every time you take a right on a yellow light.

    Has a clip and hold sub-divider, a middle sub-divider, rigid base plates, and center that allows you to stay organized.

    Promising review: "LOVE this organizer. It's HUGE! I clean houses and was looking for something to hold extra cleaning supplies. This thing holds a ton of stuff. The exterior has pockets for smaller items. I actually tried to put something too large into one of the pockets and it ripped a few stitches. I left seller feedback and they contacted me right away. They offered to send me a new organizer. A+ for customer service from this company. I would definitively order again and highly recommend this company for their superior customer service." —Trisha

    Get it from Amazon for $39.98+ (available in eight colors).

    27. A laundry hamper that'll hang on the back of the door so the dirty piles littering your bathroom floor finally have a designated place to hang out.


    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in three colors).

    28. A stackable can rack to help your pantry look like a grocery store of staples.


    Made from heavy-gauge steel and can store up to 36 cans of various sizes.

    Promising review: "Love this product! It is sturdy and accomplished the organization I needed in our pantry." —Pete D.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.97.

    29. A batteries organizer for clearing out your junk drawer and letting the cream of the crop rise to the top and then actually be used before they can expire.

    This *safely* holds 82 batteries of various sizes. You can store in a drawer or mount on a wall!

    Promising review: "Something so simple saved me an entire drawer's worth of space! We had a battery drawer in the den desk, but it was a mess! Opened battery packages, half of them had new batteries, other batteries floating around loose in the drawer all willy-nilly, all different sizes and brands mixed together. It was an eyesore and a pain every time I had to look for batteries. Now, thanks to this little helper, our batteries are organized and easy to find and grab, right inside the basement stairs doorway. The wattage tester is super helpful, and I was able to toss out half of the batteries we'd had that were dead or nearly dead from being old or accidentally put back with the new batts instead of into recycling. It feels a little thin and flimsy, but it just holds the batteries, you don't move or bend it, so it's moot. So glad I bought this; it's fantastic!!" —Amanda S. Michniewicz

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95.

    30. A behind-the-door cabinet for the room where you swear you have absolutely no more space. Put that vertical space to WERK.


    Promising review: "Freaking awesome!!!! Very well packaged, delivered on time, easy to install. I'm ordering two more tonight; one with the chalkboard for my pantry and the other with the mirror for my bedroom door. Update: Hubby wants one for the garage, that order is expected to be delivered Tuesday. I have four more in my wish list. I need to purchase stock in these. So far four ordered, at least four more will be ordered in the future, for a total of 8!!!" —Patrica Davis

    Get it from Amazon for $132.59+ (available in three types).

    31. A lid organizer so you can finally do something useful with all of those food storage containers. No more throwing out a lid-less container! OK, so maybe your aunt should start inviting you to parties just to sell these things, huh?!


    Promising review: "This is a great caddy for all of those maverick Tupperware lids that disappear like socks in a laundry room. I was able to fit quite a few into it. It comes with five separators to cordon off different sizes/shapes of lids (see photos) and consolidate two of three previous lids bins into this one. Plus, according to their card insert, the company is a small women-owned business, which I’m always happy to support." —Bridget D.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in two sizes).

    32. A vertical purse hanger because you don't have the shelf space for upright purse storage but you also don't want to put stress on those gorgeous bag handles unless you've gotta. This keeps 'em upright minus that stress.


    Promising review: "Earlier today I put two hanging closet handbag holders in my walk in closet. I don't have 16 purses, but I do have more than 8. I put some other things in the leftover pockets — gloves, a couple of smaller clutch-style purses, and some scarves. The pockets are roomy and seem to be sturdy. I'm doin' the happy dance because they are just what I needed. Already I'm feeling more organized." —mochamarie

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in four colors).

    33. Reusable rubber twists — a better option than Velcro strips to help you keep cables and wires sorted when not in use. Oh, and you can even ~color code~ them!, Amazon

    Promising review: "There's an abundance of incredibly long, nasty, gross but perfectly functional and (theoretically) useful extension cords in the garage that the guys in my house refuse to part with. These items have been driving me crazy for years! I finally discovered a method to store them vertically (Elfa Easy Hang Tracks with Accessory Hooks); however, there was the issue of keeping them shaped in a way that makes them 'hangable.' I tried multiple methods, including assorted ropes, wires, and Velcro straps (I do NOT recommend these for multiple reasons) until I stumbled across silicone ties. Initially, I used shorter ones (as I happened to have 6" ties on hand). They worked GREAT, but it required 4–6 ties for the longest cables. I'm really grateful to have discovered these.... The 18" length is absolutely PERFECT for these industrial sized cords! As long as I wrap them well to start with, just 2 of these babies keep the cords well shaped. They don't tangle on themselves, they're easy to reshape, and this size provides a nice, strong grip! Additionally, I spent quite some time searching for the best prices for the highest quality ties and believe that these are the best bang for the buck. (I paid $11 and some change for a pack of 6, multicolored 18")." —Nurse Bex

    Get a 12-pack from Amazon for $11.99+ (available in a variety of color combos and sizes).

    But if you're fully committed to hook and loop fastener strips, grab 33 feet from Amazon for $8.99.

    34. Sugru moldable glue you can really get creative with thanks to its versatility to step in for storage solutions where other products fail.


    Promising review: "I've used it to mount things, organize wiring in stereo cabinets, stop rattles (license plate rattled when closing trunk, two little balls of Sugru to back of plate did the trick). Even made tool hangers in the garage with it. Wonder if I could build a boat with it." —fastrnu

    Get an eight-pack from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in seven color combos).

    35. A hat rack that'll hang on the door or mount on the wall so your extensive cap collection stops hogging all your sparse shelf space.


    Promising review: "Bought these for my son's new big kid room, and they look great! Easy to use and keeps the hats from becoming clutter! He really likes having it on the wall by his closet. You are definitely better off attaching both top and bottom, so that it stays firm putting hats on and getting them off. I've been thinking of getting more, I think you could use them in narrow places for other things like scarves." —Andy Lee

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    36. Fishing rod racks for your garage doors as a *legendary* use of that empty space you didn't even realize you could use this way!


    Hardware included for easy, no tool installation on standard garage doors. If the door is a hard insulated or wood door, self tapping screws are not included but can be shipped at no cost. Can also be installed on walls and ceilings. Give the inventor of these racks an award because they are damn clever!

    Promising review: "I love these racks. They work just like they say. I have two sets with all of my best poles. It works with my surf rods and with my casting rods wonderfully. I did have to move my hurricane braces down a couple of inches from the top edge of the panels. That was my door installer's fault for trying to save on screws. I have no problems with mine falling out and I use my garage like a front door." —amo

    Get them from Amazon for $34.99 (available in two sizes).

    37. A hanging wall organizer that'll catch incoming mail, keys, and other little essentials that you need by the door.


    Promising review: "I love it! Hangs easily and fits all necessities while remaining stylish." —kati

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (also available in brown).

    38. A flexible sink caddy so you'll be able to locate that dish brush or sponge above the pile of dirty dishes.


    Promising review: "Versatile, bendable, maybe a little too soft to carry heavier brushes, but helps keep the sink organized." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $5+ (available in three colors).

    39. Pencil pouches you can use to help organize small cords, beauty products, and yes, even pencils! So really, they're just great to keep handy. Seriously, have you heard the good news about pouches? Listen up.


    Get three from Amazon for $3.90.

    40. An eyeglasses organizer that'll keep your expanding collection right where you can see 'em!


    Promising review: "I have a large collection of reading glasses and sunglasses which I used to just keep in a large basket. These organizers are stylish, sleek, and keep my glasses dust- and scratch-free while making it easier to locate the pair I want. I have three of these organizers set side-by-side on a shelf in my bedroom. So much tidier than my big basket and so much better for the glasses. It's a smart solution." —CC Nelson

    Get it from Amazon for $14.95 (available in seven colors).

    41. A toilet paper holder who's perfectly poised to hand you a full roll of toilet paper in a could-be-dire situation.


    Promising review: "This is a solid well balanced piece. I use the mega rolls and it comfortable accommodates two and the head and over an inch of the neck is still visible. Highly recommend." —ORiley

    Get it from Amazon for $28.99 (available in six colors).

    42. A well-labeled travel pill organizer with compartments you can take out as you need them while you're on your glamorous travels.


    Promising review: "I like this pill box to hold my supplements and medicines. It has a sturdy construction, and the convenience of popping individual days out to stick in your pocket or purse when you're heading out. As far as size, it of course just depends on how much stuff you have to take. I put two medium sized round pills plus two large capsules and another small capsule in each compartment and they fit fine with a little room to spare. It's a great, handy case for organizing and remembering what to take." —Beth L.

    Get it from Amazon for $3.98+ (available in four styles).

    43. A bedside storage caddy for stashing your glasses, current read, eye mask, or anything else that you may need after you've nestled down into your deliciously warm bed for a winter night.


    Promising review: "I like it. It works. I keep my 'buttons' (remote controls for TV, room fan, AC, DVD), and sometimes my reading glasses (not the best place because of the potential for scratching), and have never had the caddy fall out. Didn't realize until today that they's also a pocket for magazines, but since I get mine online, could use it for tissues (but not an entire box of them!)." —CalNative

    Get it from Amazon for $5.58+ (also available in black).

    Reviews have been edited for length and/or clarity.

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