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    35 Storage Solutions For Anyone Who Has Lots Of Stuff And Can't Fathom Getting Rid Of Any Of It

    I'll give up those clothes I haven't worn in years...when you pry them from my cold dead hands.

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    1. A macrame produce hammock for anyone looking into alternative fruit storing methods due to their countertops being entirely taken over by fancy gadgets and appliances.

    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." β€”Jessi

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

    2. And an over-the-sink drying rack you can roll right up in between uses so you can free up the rest of that precious counter space for blenders, air fryers, rice cookers, and all the other kitchen gadgets you bought even though you knew things would be a lil' cramped.

    A pot and pan drying on the rack
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Although I use a dishwasher, I was very frustrated when I washed delicate glasses, knives, and large pans by hand and had nowhere to drain them except the counter, which always got wet despite the use of a dish towel. When it arrived, I opened the Surpahs and fell in love. It works perfectly, stays solidly in place on my double-sided sink, and allows my items to dry in half the time. It also frees up counter space. It's rubberized and can be easily washed, dried, rolled up, and stored in a minimum amount of space. Great item. Highly recommended." β€”L. Burr

    Get it from Amazon for $24.98+ (available in two sizes).

    3. A silverware sorter that'll hold up to 24 pieces of cutlery while taking up barely any space at all so you can actually fit all your tools in one drawer.

    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!" β€”mialro

    Get it on Amazon for $9.99 (available in three colors and four sizes).

    4. A set of magnetic glass spice jars you can stick to the fridge to free up a cabinet for other very necessary storage needs.

    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." β€”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).

    5. A cabinet door organizer to maximize the amount of stuff one lil' cubby can hold.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    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." β€”Kerry

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

    6. A cap organizer that wraps around hangers and clothes racks so you have somewhere to keep your ever growing collection of hats, scarves, and other accessories.

    reviewer photo showing hat organizer
    amazon.com

    Each cap organizer can hold up to 10 items.

    Promising review: "I give 5 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!!" β€”Tracy

    Get it from Amazon for $9.29+ (available in three colors and two-packs).

    7. Some under-bed storage containers to be a home for all of the clutter in your room that just sort of ~hangs around~ due to the fact that your closet and other drawers are completely maxed out.

    amazon.com

    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." β€”Kimberly Dorn

    Get it from Amazon for $12.97+ (available in three colors).

    8. And some bed risers in case you need to make a little more room down there to truly fit EVERYTHING.

    The bed risers
    Amazon

    They come with four small risers, and four large risers β€” you can use just the small risers to elevate your bed 3 inches, just the large risers to elevate your bed 5 inches, or combine the two to elevate your bed 8 inches.

    Promising review: "These bed risers couldn't have been easier to use. No sliding around on the hardwood floor and the bed was very stable. The risers worked as advertised and I am completely satisfied." β€”Steve Parsons

    Another promising review: "I really like the storage space this creates. Great for those looking for tidier organization. They are also very sturdy. The bed does not wobble or anything, even on top of both lifts. I do like that you can choose to use one or the other or both risers. Lots of customization options." β€”Amazon Customer

    Get a pack of eight from Amazon for $18.99.

    9. A stealthy storage ottoman for anyone who has already stuffed all of their drawers and closets to full capacity.

    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." β€”Jessica

    Get it from Amazon for $37.99+ (available in three colors).

    10. Some shelf dividers so every time you go rifling through towering piles of clothes, blankets, and towels, you don't have to deal with them toppling over and making a big mess.

    reviewer photo showing shelf dividers used to separate stacks of towels in their linen closet
    amazon.com

    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." β€”NicolΓ² R.

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in two colors).

    11. Some floating shelves perfect for anyone whose book collection is steadily outgrowing the tiny bookshelf you optimistically thought would be large enough.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    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." β€”Brandy Helton

    Get them from Amazon for $23.79+ (available in two sizes).

    12. A three-tier metal utility cart with three roomy shelves you can use as a nightstand, spice rack, bathroom organizer, or whatever you can think of to make your life easier! Just roll it wherever you need it, adjust the shelf height to your preference, and admire how its stylish design adds a certain je ne sais quoi to any room.

    The 3-tier metal utility cart in a living room
    Amazon

    A splash of color *and* a way to organize your life? Well, what are you waiting for?!

    Promising review: "My daughter is using this to store her makeup and toiletries. It was easy to assemble and is very sturdy. It wheels on the carpet very nicely, and I love that the shelves are adjustable in height. It holds a lot of items, and it looks nice in her room. I would definitely buy another one if we needed additional storage." β€”M.Winkle

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

    13. A lightweight, plastic storage tower with clear drawers so you can quickly find exactly what you need.

    plastic four-drawer storage chest with towels and bath products inside, sitting in a bathroom
    Walmart

    Promising review: "If you are looking for a sturdy plastic dresser, get this! You will not be disappointed! It has metal support bars so the top does not fall in, drawers are roomy, and it's the perfect size! I am using this one to hold my daughters clothes, but plan to get a couple more for the bathroom, and play room!" β€”Jadingama

    Get it from Walmart for $34.99 (originally $39.99).

    14. A hanging purse organizer so you actually have a place for all of your bags to live.

    The organizer hanging over the door storing multiple purses
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I ordered two of these, and I am so pleased. They held all my handbags (except two large tote bags), and I have quite a few. I was able to put two purses in most of the slots, and three or four small ones together in a couple of slots. This really made a difference in the organization of my handbags and makes my closet look so much neater. If you are considering this product, I highly recommend. Good value for the price!!!" β€”Brenda V

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    15. A closet organizer to keep your winter clothes and bedding ~out of and site and out of mind~ once the warm weather hits. Then when you're done using them, just fold 'em up for easy storage!

    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!!" β€”Ms. Lawrence

    Get a six-pack from Amazon for $16.49+ (available in four colors).

    16. Or pack of vacuum bags so those sweaters and comforters take up as LITTLE space as possible

    A person using a vacuum to seal the vacuum bag
    Amazon

    These bags are made with anti-microbial materials so you don't have to worry about things like mold, mildew, or bacteria building up. Plus, they come with a free travel pump!

    Promising review: "This is a supreme product. The bags are made of thick, quality plastic. It is very easy to seal and to vacuum. I placed a dryer sheet in each sealed bag to keep the clothes smelling fresh. My closet looks so well-organized, I have much more room and my winter clothes are stored safely and beautifully. I highly recommend this product." β€”A.A.

    Get them from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in five sizes).

    17. A sneaky cabinet you can install behind a door if your remaining storage options are next to none. It's both slim and tall, managing to hold as much as *five medicine cabinets* without being in the way.

    Model showing how the cabinet fits behind a door and holds a lot of items
    Amazon

    Promising review: "This is a must-have for any small space. My bathroom has no medicine cabinet, just a mirror, and is pretty small, so storage is a huge deal. My girlfriend came across this item, so I figured I would give it a shot. I know it states it needs a two-person install, but I put this together and hung it in about an hour by myself with very minimal effort. This fits so much stuff, it really is amazing, and it does not impede any operation of the door. I can't fully explain how much I recommend this. I'm about to order the mirror version for my bedroom for colognes and little knick-knacks to declutter the countertops." β€”happy shaver

    Get it from Amazon for $189.99+ (available in two styles).

    18. An overhead garage storage rack so you can keep way more stuff in your garage and still be able to fit your car in there.

    the rack mounted to a garage ceiling with containers
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Very nice and sturdy. Not difficult to install, but it is time consuming. Someone wrote they installed it in 40 minutes. That's just not true (unless you have four people). It takes at least two to three hours as there are about 60 sets of bolts and nuts, plus the time it takes to measure, mark, find studs, and drive the anchors (all above your head on a ladder). Yet, the work pays off. The instructions are fairly easy to follow and well-illustrated, and the final product is sturdy and looks sharp. The shipping was incredibly fast and arrived in perfect shape. I put approximately 400 lbs. of weight on it and it seems to be holding very well with no sagging. It says it can hold up to 600 lbs., which seems about right. I would highly recommend this product." β€”ChadL

    Get it from Amazon for $174.99+ (available in five colors).

    19. Some acrylic drawers that'll stop you from letting your collection of expensive frames hang precariously off of the edge of your dresser.

    a collection of eye classes organized throughout the the shelves of the acrylic drawer
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Love this organizer. It fits all of my glasses and aviators in it perfectly. My dresser was getting out of control, and I desperately needed something to bring some organization to it, and this did the trick. Though it's made for nine pairs of glasses (I currently have 10), I was even able to stack an extra pair onto another pair and was able to close the drawer smoothly." β€”JessLivin

    Get it from Amazon for $13.98.

    20. A freestanding bike rack so you can reclaim your hallway that's starting to look like a bicycle graveyard.

    two bikes hang from the Angetenar Freestanding Bike Rack
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "I just ordered a second one. They're super easy to assemble, and they get the bikes off the floor and organized." β€”Meghan

    Get it from Wayfair for $53 (originally $114.15).

    21. A closet rod you can hang from your existing one so you can finally fit all of your clothes in an organized fashion.

    The doubling rod hanging from the top built-in closet rod on rubber-tipped hooks
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Sturdy and light-weight, this closet rod doubled my available space in seconds. There is plenty of space on the top rod for longer shirts and tops and shorter ones fit perfectly on the lower rod, without gracing the floor. Hangers stay in place and don't slide to one end or the other based on how heavy items are and so far the rod hasn't sagged or bowed at all. And I have all my sweatshirts and heavy fleece jackets on the bottom rod. Space will obviously depend on the height of the closet rod you hang this from, but I would highly recommend this for anyone with need of more closet space!!" β€”CCBunE

    Get it from Amazon for $15.89.

    22. A styling station to keep your essentials from always cluttering up your minimal counter space. This holder is heat-resistant and can be hung on a towel rack for easy access!

    The styling station holding hair tools and hanging from a towel rack
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have a ridiculously small bathroom and a super small vanity. After too many instances of my dryer and straightener falling to the floor, I went searching for an option to get them off the non-existent counter and onto the towel holder next to my sink. This product has done the trick β€” it helps me keep my counter space organized and provides me with a great, heat-resistant holder to place them in while I'm working through my hair. Highly recommend!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95+ (available in four colors). Or, check out an over-cabinet styling station.

    23. A gorgeous wood and metal shoe rack customized to fit your entryway so you can remember what your floors looked like before they were covered with your shoe collection.

    a custom four tier shoe rack in an entryway
    Brandon Built/Etsy

    Brandon Built is a small business based in Nebraska that creates custom industrial and rustic furniture that'll add some charm to your home.

    Promising review: "I love it! It's well-made and was easy to put together. Plus, it cleaned up our shoe-laden mudroom and looks great!" β€”Joni Corn

    Get it from Brandon Built on Etsy for $169+ (available in four sizes, three widths, and eight stains).

    24. A rolling cart that can fit almost anywhere to hold things you might wanna move around with you.

    three tier rolling shelf
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I've been searching for a long time for a very narrow cart for extra storage in my tiny bathroom. This is perfect! It rolls in and out very easily and it's surprising how much one can fit into the three shelves." β€”JillianinCleveland

    Get it from Amazon for $58 (available in white or black).

    25. A purse organizer so you can regain control over your jam-packed handbag.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I love this organizer so much! It’s lightweight too, so it doesn’t add extra weight to your bag. I feel so organized and will no longer be stressed looking for things in my purse!" β€”Sarah

    Get it from Amazon for $15.88+ (available in 13 colors and seven sizes).

    26. A six-piece set of refrigerator bins if finding anything in your overflowing fridge has become a borderline insurmountable task.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These were ready to use right out of the box after a quick wipe. They are a heavy, durable, clear BPA-free acrylic. I share a small side-by-side fridge with my landlord and it was tough to keep food separated and organized. Greenco clear refrigerator bins have made a big difference. They allow us to maximize the space we have and keep food organized. I would definitely recommend these to anyone wanting to bring organization to their fridge." β€”Conquer Clutter

    Get it from Amazon for $34.99.

    27. A wall hanging rack with three baskets to hold things you just need.

    The wall rack holding a plant, blanket, and other items in its three baskets
    Holistic Habitat

    Holistic Habitat is a woman-owned small business dedicated to all your home decor needs! They also donate 5–15% of profits to social causes and education initiatives in the US.

    Promising review: "Excellent shipping, item was packaged exceptionally well to prevent damage. The frame is very thick metal and sturdy with just enough rustic charm to fit with my vintage boho style decor. The baskets have a heavy duty metal frame so these will hold up well to even heavy use. I may need to purchase another as I think this may have been claimed by my cat as a very fancy wall mount cat bed lol. Kitty approved." β€”Tiffany B.

    Get it from Holistic Habitat for $189 (or four payments of $47.25 with AfterPay).

    28. A durable, three-pocket folding car trunk organizer that'll rein in the mayhem spreading through your vehicle.

    A black trunk organizer filled with bags, bottles, and car supplies
    Amazon

    Promising review: "It was just what I needed for my messy and unorganized truck! I wanted something not too bulky, but just the right size to help me reorganize my trunk. This product did that for me. I was also concerned that it’ll move when I drove but luckily there is Velcro on the bottom that secures it in place while you drive, and sure enough it did just that! This product does not take up a lot of space and gives you the right amount of measure to place other things like groceries and a suitcase. I am completely satisfied and content with this product! I wish I had it all along!" β€”Sheneese

    Get it from Amazon for $12.11.

    29. A rustic, wall-mounted coat rack that'll keep your variety of jackets from piling up on a chair that was meant for sitting, while also offering some shelf space to hold extra items that might not fit anywhere else.

    the Key and Coat Rack mounted on a wall wit a jacket, umbrella, and keys hanging from several hooks
    Distressed Me Not/Etsy

    Distressed Me Not is a family-owned small business based in North Carolina that creates handmade rustic and beachy pieces that'll make your home feel warm and toasty.

    Promising review: "We live in the mountains and have lots of coats, scarves, hats all over the place. This rack is twice as big as what we had before, with the added attraction of having a shelf on top. I went to a little antique shop and got a few things to put on top, and my husband and I really like the look! The shelf is well-made and of a quality that it is built to last." β€”Bev Linder

    Get it from Distressed Me Not on Etsy for $29+ (available in 10 sizes and with or without a top shelf).

    30. A surprisingly spacious acrylic organizer to clear up some room around the sink.

    The organizer holding a variety of beauty products
    AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed

    Read one BuzzFeeder's full review of the Ikee acrylic makeup organizer!

    Here's an excerpt: "I'm not exaggerating when I say this thing is the best investment ever. I can fit so πŸ‘ damn πŸ‘ much πŸ‘ inside of this four-drawerd thing. Here are all the products that I currently have in there: 32 lipsticks, six blushes and bronzers, two large highlighter sticks, one foundation bottle, three concealers, two contouring sticks, two rollerball perfumes, two primers, and the bottom drawer contains so many lip pencils, eyeliners, and eyeshadow sticks that I actually didn't even bother counting (but I'm going to guess AT LEAST 30 of them, I swear). If you have A TON OF MAKEUP (which I do), then you may still have to store some extra stuff in your bags β€” but either way, this container holds SO much.

    But the real winner winner chicken dinner here? I have easy access to all the makeup I use every single day and can see all of it at once. I don't have to dig around the bottomless pit that is one of my many, many makeup bags anymore β€” I just have to open and close a drawer." β€”AnaMaria Glavan

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in seven colors and six styles).

    31. A set of drawer organizers in case your drawers have devolved into a writhing sea of tangled socks and underwear that gets worse the more you add to it.

    A reviewer's before/after of a messy drawer, and the same drawer neatly organized in these bins
    amazon.com

    They also collapse to store flat when not in use. You get four bins: a six-cell (for scarves, hankies, and ties), an eight-cell (for underwear), a seven-cell (for bras), and a 24-cell (for socks).

    Promising review: "I LOVE LOVE LOVE these organizers!! I almost did not purchase them due to the reviews saying that larger than a C-cup would not fit into the bra organizer. At just $15 for four organizers I took my chances and ordered two sets of four. I figured, worst case scenario I would have to cut the dividers out of the bra organizers. I wear a 32DD and the bras fit beautifully in the organizers. I am so glad I took the chance and did not listen to the reviews. I would have missed out on the best cheapest organizers I have ever found. I ordered another set for tank tops and other extras I did not think of before. I will also order my boyfriend the brown ones for his drawers. Great product for a great price!" β€”Elizabeth L. Blackwell

    Get the set of four from Amazon for $14.87 (available in seven colors).

    32. Some Command hooks that are strong enough to hold a wide variety of items and require *no tools* to install. Plus, you can move or remove them whenever you want without leaving behind any damage or annoying sticky residue.

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    Promising review: "I recently set up a little Command hook mask corner by my apartment door, and it has been SO HELPFUL β€” instead of rooting through my masks to find the one that matches best (I'm a vain critter at heart) I can see all the clean ones I have available right in front of me, and don't forget to put it on when I'm in a rush. I also use it to hang my sports masks after I sanitize them and am waiting for them to dry! As for how the Command hooks work β€” these have an adhesive on the back for easy application to the wall, which you can pull down on once you're ready to uninstall it without doing any damage to the wallpaper or paint." β€”Emma Lord, BuzzFeed Staff

    Get it from Amazon for $9.99.

    33. A sturdy ClosetMaid tiered over-the-door wire rack cleverly designed to give you an impressive amount of extra storage space.

    Storage rack in a pantry
    Target

    Promising review: "I love this sturdy rack. It's very well-made and I love the choice of shelves. It's very easy to install and is adjustable for bottles of different heights, etc. It looks very good and I do recommend this product." β€”Target reviewer

    Get it from Target for $33.99.

    34. A set of stackable corner shelves in case you need to build upward to find room for all of your various tubes and bottles.

    The shelves holding a variety of bottles and containers
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These are pretty nice shelves for sure. I like that they stack and are clear. I think they make the bathroom counter look clean and somewhat more organized. They are easy to sanitize so that is a plus. I would definitely recommend if you want something cheap but nice to help the clutter." β€”RJ2727

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $17.99 (available in five colors). Or, check out a stainless-steel option.

    35. And finally, a hanging Roll Keeper closet organizer that holds 16 rolls and will revolutionize the way you store your towels and T-shirts if you have wayyyyy too many.

    Long rectangular holder with hooks on the end and 16 t-shirts rolled being held in the keeper, all nice and organized
    The Roll Keeper / Etsy

    The Roll Keeper is a woman-owned small business from Kelso, Wa. Check out this helpful video that shows you how to load and unload the Roll Keeper!

    Promising review: "Our family is growing, and I realized there's a lot of space in a closet that isn't being used. That's how I came across these, and now I have them in all the closets. They make getting clothes so easy, and now we have more space for the growing family! XoXO!" β€”Megan

    Get it from The Roll Keeper on Etsy for $15.99 (available in black or maroon) or from Amazon Handmade for $19.99 (available in black or teal).

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