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    27 Things To Help Organize Your Growing Collection Of Stuff

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    1. A set of clothing dividers, because they'll save you time and energy when digging through your overflowing closet just to find that one jacket that was hiding all the way in the back the entire time.

    a closet with hangers divided by labels that say jackets, skirts, dress shirts, and T-shirts
    Amazon

    The tags come with 48 labels so you can customize them to your individual needs.

    Promising review: "Every time I look in my closet at these guys separating my black cardigans from my black T-shirts from my black suits... (you get the point), it sparks joy! People may think you’re a weird OCD freak, but they are just secretly jealous and will want some." —Kensington

    Get a pack of 12 from Amazon for $12.99.

    2. A hanging T-shirt organizer so you can keep your cherished collection of band tees neatly rolled and visible, as opposed to crammed in a messy drawer that you can never get closed.

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

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

    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

    Get it from The Roll Keeper on Etsy for $15.99 (available in three colors) or from Amazon Handmade for $21.99.

    3. A convenient bedside caddy for when you don't have space on your nightstand, but you still need a place for your glasses, tablet, and journal. You can easily attach it to the side of any bed or table with two pairs of hook and loop fasteners.

    amazon.com, Amazon

    Promising Review: "Bought this to hold my 11” MacBook Air, my small Star Wars pocket journal, my Apple TV controller, Soundbar controller, glasses, and TV controller and some pens... works perfect and the size is perfect. Very sturdy for the light weight I’ve applied, looks great, and very handy to keep my need to have items close while I do my dialysis in bed. Perfect for the couch potato connoisseur." —Christian

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in six colors).

    4. A set of drawer organizers that'll keep your favorite bras, undies, tights, and socks in sight so you can easily find what you need in the morning.

    reviewer's drawer organized with their bras and underwear sorted into compartments
    amazon.com

    The set includes four bins: one with six cells for scarves and tights, eight square cells for underwear, seven wide cells for bras, and 24 small cells for socks.

    Promising review: "I love these things, they’re so versatile. I have them all over: drawers, closet shelves, cabinets. I use them for more than just underwear too. I use them for dry art supplies in open shelves and just about anywhere else I need to organize." —Kindle Mac

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

    5. Or a honeycomb drawer divider to organize your socks and underwear instead of rummaging through packed drawers and hampers to find a matching sock.

    a drawer with the organizer in it and sorted socks and underwear
    Amazon

    Promising review: "These are very nice and easy to put together. I bought six sets to organize my entire family's drawers and they do exactly as promised. I love how they can be cut to fit too! My drawer sizes were just a smidgen smaller than the honeycombs if I laid them vertical, so I cut the ends off to fit them better. Easy!!! They look great! The snaps are sturdy too. You can hear them click in so you know you did it right. They held all of our underwear, socks, and even our belt/tie accessories. With the exception of my own drawers, the honeycombs fit perfectly in my family's dresser drawers without the need to trim. I am extremely happy with these!" —A.K

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $10.99 (also available in sets of four and eight).

    6. A three-tier storage cart that can hold anything that needs sorting, from beauty products to craft supplies.

    reviewer's white cart filled with beauty products
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is so cute and helpful! Add some magnetic cups on the side for extra storage and organization if you want! I use it for organizing my bathroom so I don't hear 'mommy wheres the toothpastes?' And 'hey we need toilet paper' when we have 10 more rolls LOL!" —Leslie brewster

    Get it from Amazon for $34.69.

    7. A two-pack of clear shelf dividers you won't even notice are there, yet they'll make a HUGE difference to your shelves. Use them to divide folded sweaters, pants, towels, books, and more for a much tidier look.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "These dividers were perfect for our needs. Easy to install, and almost invisible to the eye. We used them as dividers on shelves in our closet to separate pants, T-shirts, sweat shirts etc." —Rogue

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $24.99 (also available in packs of two, five, and six).

    8. A pack of velvet hangers so you can fit more into your closet and not worry about all of your shirts sliding right off after you just finished putting your laundry away.

    before-and-after of someone's hangers looking messy with clothes falling off of them compared to a much neater closet with all matching hangers
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "These hangers are seriously low profile enough to give you close to twice the amount of space in your closet. Probably not necessarily a good thing, but I revamped my closet with these instead of donating a large portion of clothes to Goodwill (although I had already donated two other closets full until a friend recommended these hangers) and now my clothes all fit neatly! And they are sturdy, no more cracking hangers when you pull off an item of clothing in a tizzy. I'm very happy with my purchase of a few packs of these hangers. It cost pennies in comparison to a closet organizer system." —Lisa427

    Get a 50-pack from Amazon for $22.99 (available in five colors, three designs, and four quantities).

    9. A rotating makeup organizer that'll keep all of your many beauty products from being spread across your vanity or counter.

    reviewer's organizer filled with various makeup products
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "If you pay attention, it’s easy to assemble. I really didn’t think it would hold as many items as it does. My counter is a lot less cluttered than before and my morning routine is a lot easier and faster. It also looks nicer than I expected." —dpacker

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99.

    10. Or a clear makeup organizer, because it allows you to easily see all of your products, while still keeping them neatly sorted and tucked away.

    The clear organizer with four drawers
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I LOVE this makeup organizer! I can't believe how affordable it is considering the high quality. The drawers, which slide in and out with ease, are perfect for eye shadow palettes, powders, etc. Now I can access my makeup without digging through a messy bathroom drawer. I love how this storage system is expandable by purchasing additional units. I would definitely recommend this to anyone!" —Sky Burrito

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    11. An acrylic plant hanger so you can expand your growing plant collection without loosing out on all of that valuable windowsill space. This will give you a gorgeous way to display your green friends, while also preventing them from using up all of the surface space in your room.

    The three-tiered shelf holding nine plants
    Indoor Window Gardens

    The acrylic unit comes pre-assembled and secures with a single fastener.

    Indoor Window Gardens is a small, family-owned business based in South Carolina.

    Promising review: "Not only do these shelves look amazing and give me so much more room for my plants but the customer service is amazing! I forgot to order extensions with my order so I contacted the shop and they helped me by making a special listing for the extensions. They placed them in my original order so everything came together. If you’re looking for a window shelf this is it!!" —Jamie Miner

    Get it from Indoor Window Gardens on Etsy for $74+ (available in three styles).

    12. A dual-sided hanging pocket organizer for all of your small possessions, like hair accessories, tights, or beauty products.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This is a very well-made closet organizer! The pockets are able to expand to allow for various items to fit. I put underwear and socks in the smallest, upper pockets and tank tops and leggings/genie pants in the bottom large pockets. The middle size pockets fit winter socks, bras, or two pairs of athletic socks nicely. Plus, the pockets are clear so you can see what is in each! Very pleased with my purchase and would definitely buy again." —Awhatchamacallit

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    13. A free-standing organizer with three fabric shelves and two bins to give you an extra place for the shoes, clothes, or anything else that just won't fit into your closet neatly (no matter how many times you try to wrestle them in).

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I really like this product. Fits perfectly in my closet for some additional storage and makes it look super neat. Assembly was a breeze, took about 5-10 minutes by myself in order to complete it." —Kyndra

    Get it from Amazon for $25.93.

    14. A wood jewelry organizer that'll look like chic decor on your wall and keep your necklaces and bracelets from getting all tangled up. This definitely beats a bulky jewelry box.

    different necklaces, earrings, and bracelets hanging on the wooden wall-mounted organizer
    Chic Rustic Co. / Etsy

    Chic Rustic Co. is a Minnesota-based Etsy shop that sells beaded jewelry and jewelry organizers.

    Promising review: "Words cannot explain my love for my little jewelry spot. It’s absolutely gorgeous and has So. Much. Room. Exactly what I was looking for!" —vannah belle.

    Get it from Chic Rustic Co. on Etsy for $35+ (available in four wood stains and three colors).

    15. Clear drop-front shoeboxes to make your impressive sneaker collection look neat and tidy, while still being able to easily see and access every pair.

    BuzzFeed editor's clear shoe boxes stacked four across and 13 high filled with sneakers in her bedroom
    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed

    I kept putting off buying these shoeboxes because they are definitely a pricier route if you have a lot of shoes. But I decided to go for it and purchase the boxes in chunks — it's hands-down the best purchase I've made all year! Living in a small NYC apartment, I could never find a way to store all of my sneakers in a way that wasn't damaging or wouldn't have them be out of sight (then I would honestly never wear them). After trying tons of different racks over the years, this is the first option that I've ever been 100% satisfied with. It looks great, even in my small bedroom, I can see and access all of my sneakers, and the boxes are extremely sturdy. I am obsessed with my shoe wall.

    Promising review: "My boyfriend and I are real shoppers, from clothes to household items and most importantly SNEAKERS! We have run into a problem with shoeboxes breaking from the weight of stacking them and these drop-front shoeboxes...well they are our Best Buy EVER! They stack perfectly, they don't lean, they inner lock with each other so they don't slide off. They are durable, clear fronts make it easy to see our sneakers, and just an amazing product. We have purchased about 100 of these and are ordering more! I am in LOVE with these drop-front shoeboxes and I tell everyone about them." —SneakerheadMinda

    Get a set of six from The Container Store for $52.99 (also available in a larger size).

    16. Or a 50-pair shoe rack with detachable wheels so you can simply roll your massive collection out of the way when needed, while still keeping everything visible and easy to reach for.

    The 50 pair shoe rack inside of a close with various shoes on it, including sneakers, flats, and heels
    Wayfair

    Promising review: "The measurements are accurate. The rack is sturdy and of great quality. I was able to fit 36 pairs of shoes for both men and women. I didn’t use the wheels although they are a great addition. I didn’t take into account the size of the baseboard. I used a thick glass to secure the rack in place. Overall, it was a great purchase." —Evie

    Get it from Wayfair for $48.99 (originally $89.99).

    17. A mesh desk organizer that'll help keep your desk clutter-free and set up for success. You can store folders and paperwork in the upper slots and fill the lower compartments with notebooks, push pins, sticky notes, and more.

    reviewer's mesh desk organizer holding sticky notes, folders, a stapler, notebook paper, and more
    amazon.com

    Promising Review: "Wonderful product that meets expectations. I bought this product since it had several features I was looking for — file sectionals for papers, shelf for folders or papers, drawer bins for various items. It really saved me from buying several different products or buying something with features I didn't need. The construction and material are solid and sturdy like you'll find in high-end offices. The drawers work seamlessly, sliding as if riding on air. Product description was spot on. Delivery was fast. Packaging was sensible." —Sid

    Get it from Amazon for $24.97 (available in black or silver).

    18. A splurge-worthy hamper with a lid, which was handwoven in Ghana from elephant grass, perfect for hiding everything from piles of clothes to toys to throw blankets you can't find a place for.

    the woven hamper is a mix of tan, yellow, green, pink, and blue line designs
    Jungalow

    Jungalow is a Black woman-owned business founded by Justina Blakeney, an artist, designer, and author. The retailer offers an array of home goods (including many that were handmade in Africa) as well as original artwork. Many of the products are manufactured through Kazi, which ensures fair wages, sustainable materials, and quality craftsmanship by artisans in Rwanda, Uganda and Ghana.

    Get it from Jungalow for $280.

    19. An electronics accessory organizer made of waterproof nylon to keep your phone cords, camera batteries, and SD cards, untangled, undamaged, and easy to find.

    Reviewer photo of the organizer filled with cords and chargers
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I bought this because I'm about to go on a couple of trips and I wanted a way to organize my headphones and chargers and make them easy to find. This organizer seems to be really well-made, it has several spots for charger cords and headphones, and also a zipper pouch for smaller things. I put some headphones and chargers in there, and still have a few slots to spare. I think this is going to be really helpful for traveling and keeping all my stuff untangled and in one spot." —Ashley

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99+ (available in eight colors).

    20. A cheerful expanding file folder that'll help you organize your mail, bills, and other annoying papers that always seem to end up in piles on the counter. This way you actually know where an important paper is when you need it.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    Promising review: "I absolutely love this! I've always been the type of person to have a different folder for each subject in school, and to buy new folders every semester because they accumulate wear and tear by the end of the term. But it became too annoying to have to switch out notebooks and folders every day depending on what classes I had. It also increased the likelihood that I'd forget a folder for a particular class, so I gave this a try. After four months of continuous use, it's held up really well! It holds everything that I need and it is always by my side. It actually still looks somewhat new. I got compliments on it because it's cute and a great organizational tool." —KaleSensei

    Get it from Amazon for $7.99 (available in 10 colors).

    21. And a collapsible floral file holder that'll give you the perfect spot to stash your mail, planner, notebook, and other important documents.

    Floral file folder on desk
    Bloom Planners / Etsy

    Bloom Planners is a woman-owned small Etsy shop based in Newark, Delaware.

    Promising review: "Pretty, sturdy, and well-made, these are great for my office and organizing my daughter’s music books." —Emily Glenn

    Get it from Bloom Planners on Etsy for $12.95.

    22. A set of three drop-front storage bins to help you hide away bulky sweaters or extra sheets on your closet shelves, but still have access them with ease.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    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.

    23. A set of floating bookshelves for bookworms who need a clever way to store their growing collection of novels, biographies, and self-help books.

    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed, amazon.com

    I love my floating bookshelves because they save a lot of space and since I colorized them, they look like fun decor in my room. It definitely helps me get excited about reading more since they're so cute and visible. The shelves were also super easy to hang and, as you can see, they're very sturdy.

    Promising review: "These invisible book shelves are great, they worked perfectly for us. They are very sturdy and hold a lot of books, I did not overload my shelves for visual reasons, but they could have held more books. I would highly recommend these shelves, they are a unique focal point in a room." —Christin Tobey

    Get a four-pack from Amazon for $29.99 (also available in a three pack).

    24. A set of storage cubes you can fill with clothes or random clutter and shove right under your bed or in your closet. There's a difference between messy and ~organized chaos~.

    Amazon, amazon.com

    I use storage cubes for all kinds of things from clothes to my obnoxious amount of hair care products.

    Promising review: "These were everything I was looking for AND more! I’ve purchased a second set to set up in my guest room. You can’t beat the price either! I remember buying two for the price of this six-piece set at Target! Quality is even better than the ones I bought at Target too!" —Amazon Customer

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

    25. A sleek charging station that's the perfect solution for that mess of cords on your floor. This will help hide your charging cords and give you a go-to place to set your laptop, phone, and iPad when you're not using them.

    buzzfeed editor's black leather charging station with camera batteries and a laptop plugged in
    Kayla Boyd / BuzzFeed

    I love having a spot to charge all of my devices at once! My laptop, phone, and camera batteries all fit with plenty more space in case I need to charge something else. I love putting all my devices on it at night so I never have to try to remember if I charged them or not. Plus, it makes it easier to keep track of them! No more trying to search for my laptop charger in the living room, my phone charger next to my bed, and track down the last place I saw my camera batteries. Now, they all have a home!

    Get it from Great Useful Stuff for $30+ (available in three options and nine colors).

    26. A hanging closet organizer because your dresser just does not have enough space for all your cute jeans and sweaters.

    A reviewer's folded clothes in the organizer hanging in the closet
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Great product. It only took a minute to assemble and hang. I am currently using it for jeans, slacks, shorts, and sweaters. Despite having several garments in the cubbies, I haven't experienced any sag or compromised structural integrity. The six mesh pockets on the sides are great for small items like gloves, beanies, sunglasses, scarves, etc. I am very pleased with the price and quality, I only wish it came in more colors!" —kmsaky

    Get it from Amazon for $11.37 (available in eight colors).

    27. And an add-on storage shelf you can install without any tools — just expand it to the size you need and tighten the screws with your hand. Now you can stack purses, shoes, towels, and more in that empty area above your clothing rod. Wasted space? We don't know her!

    Expandable shelf placed in closet
    Amazon

    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).

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