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    38 Products To Help You Take Advantage Of Every Bit Of Storage Space In Your Home

    These will help even if you're in the smallest of small apartments.

    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. A metal desk organizer that'll not only give your monitor a little extra height (your neck and back will thank you later), but also provide some storage space underneath for all your WFH accessories.

    review photo showing laptop organizer
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Perfect for my needs! Adding additional monitor to my home office setup, this lifts my laptop to align with it. Also gives me room for storage and prevents me from having to constantly look down. Very sturdy, highly recommend." —Jennifer Lewis

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

    2. An over-the-door holder for your iron and ironing board because, uhhh, where else are you gonna put 'em!?

    reviewer photo showing their ironing board and iron perfectly stored on the over-door organizer
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I took it out of the box and had it hanging on my door in under 30 seconds. It's simple and convenient. Highly recommended. It also comes with additional hardware if you would like the option to attach it to the wall. I am happy with it hanging over the door." —N.N.

    Get it from Amazon for $8.98.

    3. A 24-pocket shoe organizer you can use for a heckuva lot more than shoes! Basically, whatever room you need more storage in, add this to the door.

    reviewer photo showing the shoe organizer filled with snacks
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have many uses for these other than shoes. I have one in the pantry on the door for cleaning towels, brushes, spray cleaners, etc. Saves space under the kitchen counter and no bending! Have one in the bathroom for makeup, etc." —Charleegirl

    Get it from Amazon for $8.97+ (available in three colors).

    4. A macrame produce hammock that'll add some aesthetic value to your kitchen AND actually save you a ton of space on your countertops. I'd say this is one ~low hanging fruit~ of a purchase.

    KnappsKnots / Via Etsy

    Knapps Knots is a San Diego-based small business owned by Anastasia Knapp who is quite possibly making the cutest macrame and wood crafts you've ever seen.

    Promising review: "Absolutely loved it! Perfect if you have little counter space." —Jessi

    Get it from KnappsKnots on Etsy for $27.90+ (available in two sizes and 11 colors).

    5. A genius closet organizer perfect for keeping all your t-shirts neat and easily accessible. Now you can finally see all those concert tees you've collected over the years and actually start wearing them — rather than grabbing the same one over and over again.

    two photos of the closet organizer being used to neatly organize t-shirts
    TheRollKeeper / Via Etsy

    The Roll Keeper is a small business based out of Kelso, WA. The shop's owner, Traci, has been crafting for over 40 years and now creates unique storage solutions for fellow crafters. For example, the product above can actually be used to store things like rolls of vinyl or wrapping paper!

    Promising review: "Love that it’s allowing me more space in my drawer & makes my closet look spacious." —Michell Gutierrez

    Get it from TheRollKeeper on Etsy for $16.99.

    6. An outlet shelf to free up counter space on your bathroom vanity and finally give your electric toothbrush a home of its own.

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    Promising review: "I absolutely love this thing! I have much less clutter on my sink thanks to this. If there's anyone not sure if it will fit due to an object, all you need is 1.25 inches of space between the edge of your existing outlet plate and the piece of furniture. I have a GFCI with a standard wall plate." —Amazon Customer

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

    7. A sock and underwear organizer that is just oh-so-satisfying to look at and was literally designed to maximum space in your dresser.

    reviewer showing their drawer with the organizers in it
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought these drawer separators to use in our drawers to increase space. They are sturdy, the right size, and work wonderfully! I also use one of the units inside to separate my hand knitted socks! I definitely will be buying more! This is a great space-saving solution that I highly recommend." —EmmyLou

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $15.87 (available in seven colors).

    8. A three-tier shoe rack that'll fit nicely in your entryway or coat closet (and prevent you from always tripping on a stray sandal).

    reviewer photo showing several of the shoe racks stacked together in their kitchen
    amazon.com

    ^^This reviewer stacked three units to truly maximize space in their apartment. It's like their own little shoe store!

    Promising review: "I love this product so much! The assembly was incredibly easy and fast! It looks so chic and sleek compared to some of the others I have seen. It has some room for customization of rack height. Works great for sneakers, medium heels (2-4''), sandals and boots. I recommend this to anyone who wants to save space and money. I will be buying another when rearrange some stuff and add more space." —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (available in four colors).

    9. A set of vacuum storage bags so you can justify *not* throwing anything away, because these'll create so much additional room in your closet.

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    Promising review: "THESE ARE LIFE-CHANGING. They even give you a hand pump to use in case you're taking the bags camping or just don't have a vacuum handy. I tested the pump to see how well it works, and it worked perfectly! Works just as well as a vacuum, just takes a little more effort pumping out the air. Using these bags, I got half my closet back! I used three bags to store ALL THE items in my closet including three large pillows and several thick blankets and comforters. I will most definitely be buying more; these are fantastic!!!" —Knastay

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in four sizes).

    10. A silverware sorter that fits a full 24-piece cutlery set but takes up HALF the space of a traditional organizer, freeing up so much extra storage in a drawer you never thought you could get back.

    reviewer photo showing the silverware organizer along with several other kitchen utensils in the drawer
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I have a tiny kitchen with only three drawers, so space is at a premium. My silverware organizer took up almost all of one drawer, so this organizer is a godsend. You can fit quite a few spoons etc. in each slot. My beater attachments fit perfectly into the top two hollows. I will say I have to flip my forks over face down in order to be able to shut and open my drawer, but then the drawer itself is kind of shallow. You NEED this if you have a small kitchen with few drawers!" —mialro

    Get it on Amazon for $11.99 

    11. A shower curtain liner with built-in mesh pockets for anyone whose shower has too many shampoos trying to live in one habitat.

    reviewer photo showing the shower curtain with bath products in the pockets
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "We are apartment living, so no one in the household could take a shower without crash/boom as you're knocking something down sitting on a shelf or the bathtub rim. This is a game-changer. There are so many pockets with so much room in each I actually have space left over. My husband's back scrubber, my shampoo and hair care, my daughter's bubble baths, bath floofies, all fit with room to spare. And the pockets are all a nice height so I'm not crouching to find anything. The curtain is clear so I didn't have to change the 'pretty' one for decorative purposes. I am super pleased." —goodnite.graci

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    12. A set of closet cascaders – it can store the same amount of clothes, but take up about half the space as just using the rack in your closet.

    amazon.com

    Your closet is going to look SO empty!

    Promising review: "Not sure why I didn’t expect them to work as well as it sounds... but they absolutely work as well as they sound! Makes MUCH more room in my closet. I used for purses, jackets, tank tops, dresses and has been holding very well. When I need something, just push the others aside and raise up the one I need. Very pleased with my purchase!" —Dennis A. Evans

    Get a four-pack on Amazon for $11.99+ (available in five quantities).

    13. A broom and mop organizer you can put on an empty wall to free up some space in your cleaning closet (and prevent everything from falling onto you when you open your cleaning closet). 🧹🙃

    reviewer photo showing the organizer with a broom, Swiffer, and even a drill attached to it
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love this broom/mop holder. So nice to save space and stay organized. Holds them so firm and flat to wall. Also has hooks that fold out as needed. I recommend this to anyone looking for space-saving storage!" —Jaclyn

    Get it from Amazon for $17.97+.

    14. Or, a pack of individual broom holders that'll allow you to make a more custom storage arrangement.

    reviewer photo showing the individual clips arranged on a wall to hold a brom, Swiffer, duster and tire pump
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Best $ I’ve spent on Amazon! These broom hooks work great! And so easy to install. You can place them exactly how far apart you want if something is bigger than the other." —Rayna T

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $9.99+.

    15. An over-the-door hair tools organizer that makes everything super accessible while also freeing up a drawer in your vanity. You'll feel like you're stepping into your very own salon every morning!

    A reviewer's organizer on the back of their cabinet, with two compact hair dryers, a straightener, and a curling iron
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This did exactly what I needed it to. Before all my items were in a drawer and the cords were a pain, but with this metal basket it minimized clutter, kept things organized and separate, and also looks nice. It fits two of my blow-dryers, a flat iron, and a curling wand. The bars are adjustable as well (just use the twisties it came with to secure them in place, but the basket fit perfectly to my cabinet). Worth the buy." —Alyssa Jewell

    Get it on Amazon for $18.99+ (available in five colors).

    16. An under-cabinet drawer with a shelf on top because, again, vertical space is our best friend.

    A reviewer pulls out their drawer to reveal three sponges, four magic erasers, two handheld scrub brushes, one dish brush, four folded dish cloths, and a folded drying pad all neatly arranged
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are nice pieces that helped me organize underneath my bathroom sink! They fit perfectly! After organizing everything, I was so surprised I had so much more room that I grabbed more items out of the linen closet to fill it up. I still have a lot of room left. I bought these based off the high ratings and they hold true. (This is Brad's wife.)" —Brad J. Leahy

    Get it on Amazon for $25.97 (also available in bronze).

    17. A towel holder you can mount on your bathroom wall or even behind the door. It'll def make your bathroom feel a bit more luxurious, too.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these! We have extra large towels and these racks hold them perfectly when rolled up! It's such a great modern style and gives the bathroom a great look. They are sturdy and come with wall anchors as well. Will be buying another set of these for our other bathroom, and perhaps another for the dining room for some wine bottles! Don't even have to think twice before buying these!" —Erin Cech

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    18. A toilet paper stocker disguised as a chic little table that'll fit perfectly next to your porcelain throne.

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    Promising review: "I really love it. Living in a shoebox in NY, I constantly look for storage solutions. This design is incredible. It takes up so little footprint and fits perfectly between the toilet bowl and the wall, and is very functional. I hate having to go to the deli store to get a couple of rolls of toilet paper at a time. Now I can get 12 rolls at a time, though if you get the larger rolls, they won't come through the hole on the bottom. You will have to retrieve the larger rolls by removing the top, which is not a big deal. I put a wonderful Olavie diffuser and body scrub on the top, and it looks really nice. It's a must-have for any small apartment living!" —Ken H

    Get it from Amazon for $49.99.

    19. A set of glass spice jars that are *magnetic* so you can stick them on the side of your fridge, rather than using up an entire kitchen drawer or shelf.

    Reviewer pic of a number of glass spice jars stuck to the side of a fridge
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I am in love with my magnetic spice jars! I recently moved to a small apartment and don't have the counter or wall space to store spices or a spice rack, so magnetic jars it was! I love how these have a decorative feel while providing a secure way to store the spices. Unlike other magnetic spice jars I feel that these add an extra flair to displaying your assorted spices" —rae.m.wri

    Get a 10-pack of small jars from Amazon for $55 (also available in 24 small jars, 12 large jars, and 24 large jars).

    20. A cabinet door organizer so your awkwardly shaped plastic wrap and cutting boards won't get lost in the dark depths of your cupboards.

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    Promising review: "This organizer is so useful! I recently moved and ended up with a much smaller kitchen, so I've been doing everything I can to make sure there's a place for everything and no wasted space. Luckily, I have pretty wide cabinets, so this works out perfectly. I have one holding my cutting boards (four standard plastic boards) and another holding my foil, cling wrap, and parchment paper boxes. The organizer is super easy to assemble and it's completely versatile. Hang it over the cabinet door or attach it to the wall/cabinet door, which means it's great for renters and owners." —Kerry

    Get it from Amazon for $14.87.

    21. A genius cap organizer you can simply wrap around a hanger or clothes rack to perfectly organize all your baseball hats, beanies, scarves, and headbands.

    reviewer photo showing hat organizer
    amazon.com

    Each cap organizer can hold up to 10 items.

    Promising review: "Five stars for this hat organizer! I wish I discovered this product sooner. It is VERY easy to add onto a hanger. Simply open the flap, slip it over the hanger and reattach the Velcro. The Velcro strip is wide and sturdy to prevent the entire thing from coming undone. Even after adding weight from the hats, the Velcro didn’t even budge. Overall the product is sewn well and appears like it does in the pictures. The clips are sturdy and can grasp thinner hats just as well as thick hats. This would be useful for other items like belts, hair accessories, and scarfs too!!" —Tracy

    Get it from Amazon for $8.89+ (available in three-packs and two-packs).

    22. Some under-bed storage containers to tidily pack away all your out-of-season clothing.

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    You can use these for so much more than clothing! Think craft supplies, extra toiletries, shoes...basically whatever you have too much of.

    Promising review: "These storage bags are fantastic. I live in a small apartment where storage space is at a premium I use these to store my Costco toilet paper and paper towels so I don't need to make as many trips to the store. It keeps them in pristine condition and out of sight. The handles make them easy to pull in and out, and they fold up nicely when not in use. I'm thinking about getting two more since 4 will fit under my queen bed." —Kimberly Dorn

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97+ (available in five colors).

    23. A bakeware rack you can use for a whole lot more than sheet trays and cupcake pans. You know the dilemma you face when you wanna stack your pots and pans neatly, but then you have no where to put their lids? This 👏 is 👏 your 👏 solution.

    reviewer photo showing lids to pots and pans neatly organized in the bakeware rack
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is ahhh-mazing. Our glass pot lids used to splay across the shelf in the cabinet, and you had to carefully balance them when putting clean ones back. I was worried one would fall and break someday. You also had to move most of them to get the one lid you needed. With this, we gained storage space and peace of mind. I cannot believe we lived so long without this. I need more things from this company!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

    24. A four-tier storage shelf designed to fit right above your toilet. Now, you'll actually have a place to store extra towels and TP (which means you won't have to scream for your roommates or little sister when, you know, either of those things aren't available).

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Great storage capacity. Bought for my son in his new apartment. Very little storage space in the vanity and no shelves on the wall. This gave him a huge amount of storage space for his clean towels and toiletries." —Jnic

    Get it from Amazon for $33.99.

    25. A jewelry cabinet discreetly disguised as a mirror you can hang on a wall or over a door. It'll make putting your jewelry away less of a chore, as well as free up space on your dresser where a big ball of tangled necklaces once lived.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love, love, LOVE this jewelry cabinet!! It is perfect in EVERY way! There is a ton of space for all sorts of various styles of jewelry, and the LED lights in the top are super helpful to light up the inside...this is a MUST-BUY in my opinion!" —Erika

    Get it from Amazon for $125.99+ (available in six colors).

    26. Or! This rustic jewelry organizer you can mount on the wall in your bedroom or closet. Best of all, it's equally as decorative as it is practical!

    jewelry organizer hung up styled with tons of different jewelry pieces
    Ark On The Lake

    This Ontario-based shop sells a variety of wood pieces and organizers.

    Promising review: "I absolutely adore this piece. It came even better than described. The stain was just a bit darker than I had thought (Provincial) but that worked out perfectly for me. Really appreciated the detailed instructions and care in packaging. I will be buying more from this talented seller. Thank you!" —Jackie Sheriff

    Get it from Ark On The Lake on Etsy for $92.77+ (available in six sizes and 12 stain/hook color options).

    27. A storage ottoman that'll be super convenient for quickly shoving random things in when you want your house cleaned up, but have about .01% energy to actually do so.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I live in a small apartment so I like having hidden storage wherever I can. I also like putting my feet up when I watch TV at night. This is the perfect piece of inexpensive furniture and stylish decor that fits both of those needs. It’s sturdy enough for me to sit on, but I don’t really use it for that purpose. I hide away some electronic equipment that I want to keep handy yet contained... It’s super functional and that’s why I love it." —Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99+ (available in three colors).

    28. A set of grocery organizers to not only help you keep your fridge in an orderly fashion, but will also catch any leaks and drips that seem to always make their way to the bottom.

    reviewer's fridge filled with several labeled pantry organizers
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are so helpful if your fridge is cluttered. I bought these for my mom who is an extremely cluttered person. I love her to death, but she is not an organized person. Her fridge used to look wild. There would be food piled on top of food, and small jars and containers EVERYWHERE. I bought her these to help her organize everything. Now she can see what she has and everything has a place. Thank you for making something like this to help those that are so cluttered." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    29. And these food storage containers with air-tight lids that are great for storing all your dry goods AND making your pantry look Pinterest perfect.

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    Promising review: "Fits and stacks not only on my counter but in my cabinets too! Instead of the boxes, I dump it all into the containers and labels them. Gives me more space in my cabinet. Great buy!" —Doreem

    Get them from Amazon for $33.99+.

    30. Some shelf dividers to prevent stacks of clothing or towels from toppling over every time you need to grab a fresh one.

    reviewer photo showing shelf dividers used to separate stacks of towels in their linen closet
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    Promising review: "If you need to Marie Kondo your closet, this is really useful and it looks really nice. I got the grey ones. Bought two to see how they were. Perfect. Bought six more. Loving it!!! Really recommended this product, ready to install and very sturdy." —Nicolò R.

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $10.34+ (available in two colors).

    31. A bedside caddy so your remotes, iPad, books, what-have-you, are always within arms reach (rather than lost somewhere in your sheets).

    reviewer photo showing bedside caddy with remotes and a book in it
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I had a nicer-looking, more-expensive version of this in my cart originally. This was one-third of that price and I'm so glad I went with this one. Its got a sturdy backing on both pieces (piece with pockets and a piece that goes between mattresses), one large pocket closest to the bed, and three decent-sized mesh pockets. I have it between my mattress and box spring." —Danielle

    Get it from Amazon for $5.78.

    32. Or these floating shelves, so you can justify your expansive library of books (many of which you haven't picked up in years but are adamant about keeping). They're also a practical way to decorate an empty wall!

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    Promising review: "Saves space! I’m pretty basic when it comes to tools and installing things, but I was able to hang these alone without any problems. I love them and they look great! Would buy again if I need more." —Brandy Helton

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99.

    33. A foldable closet organizer that'll expand and contract as your needs change. Think extra linens, out-of-season clothing, or even things like toys and decorations.

    reviewer photo showing foldable storage bags filled with clothing and labeled on top shelf of their closet
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Before I bought these zipper bags my closet was full, I had no room to move anything around. After these bags, I not only have more room, I was able to move all of my things from out of the hallway closet and into my bedroom!! I combined two closets in one, where I thought I had no room. Wow. You can easily have three pillows per bag, and I fit one extra thick queen size comforter into one bag. All things that didn't even fit in my closet beforehand. Now I have room for more!!" —Ms. Lawrence

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $16.99 (available in four colors).

    34. A two-sided tea organizer so you can toss all those boxes with only a few bags left in them and manage the chaos that is your tea cupboard.

    reviewer photo showing tea organizer with all the several boxes they were able to get rid of thanks to the organizer
    amazon.com

    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 for $24.99.

    35. A hanger stacker that'll probably make you ask, "Why didn't I think of that?" Now you can say buh-bye to that bin of mismatched hangers you have hiding in the back of your closet. 👋

    amazon.com

    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! The only thing I had to stop and think about is which side of the base should face up. It comes with all the hardware and tool for assembly. A great buy!" —KatieLee333

    Get it from Amazon for $22.25.

    36. A Rubbermaid Fast Track you can use to create a completely custom organization system, wherever you might need it. All you have to do is mount the track along a wall, and use as many hooks and/or basket attachments you need to fit all your stuff — your garage or basement is BEGGING you for this!!

    reviewer photo showing their garage completely organized with everything on their wall hanging from the track rails, including beach chairs, golf clubs, kids' toys, etc.
    amazon.com

    FYI: these products *do not* come with screws.

    Promising review: "FastTrack was easy to install, looks great and is very useful in controlling and organizing a space." —Carol E. King

    Get the track rail from Amazon for $10.48+ (available in two sizes), a basket for $21.60, and hooks for $6.75.

    37. A simple shelving unit that offers up a myriad of uses. Maybe you need some extra room in your tiny kitchen, or simply wanna give your plant babies a proper home — it can truly do it all.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "...I was able to put it together myself in less than 15 minutes. It’s great because I can change the sizes of the different levels anytime. I liked it so much I want to order a second one. Great buy." —CaitLG90

    Get it from Amazon for $59.99 (available in two colors).

    38. A handmade towel ladder to not only give ya a place to store your towels, but is also an easy way to decorate that blank wall in your bathroom.

    leather and wooden latter hung on wall in bathroom
    Sandstone & Sage

    Sandstone & Sage is a small shop based out of Westlake Village, CA. Each rung on the ladder has been hand carved to smooth out the rough edges and prevent any snags (your investment towels will thank you later).

    Promising review: "Look no further! This is the blanket or towel holder for you! Quick delivery and easy as pie to assemble — you get to feel a part of it in a small way. I looked for hours over the years (on Etsy and around) for a blanket ladder and I am so glad I held out. I’m so delighted with this beautiful creation." —Lia Goldman Miller

    Get it from Sandstone & Sage on Etsy for $75.

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