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    40 Storage And Organization Products You Probably Didn’t Realize That You Needed

    Sort, clean out, organize, and make more space (so, um, you can buy more things).

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    1. A lid organizer...and need I say more?! Ok I will. This thing will keep all those random plastic lids from tumbling out on you each time you open the cabinet, and that in itself is a true gift.

    YouCopia lid organizer holding different sized lids

    Promising review: "This product does exactly what it is supposed to and does it well. In under 15 minutes I took my nightmare lid drawer and turned it into a functional, convenient storage space. The dividers were simple to install and provided flexibility. Slowly but surely I am getting my tiny, chaotic kitchen under control, and this got me a huge leap closer." —S. Hawthorn

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in four sizes).

    2. A bedside caddy for storing common nightstand clutter...but mainly so you don't have to constantly get out of bed to grab the remote. The audacity!

    bedside caddy attached to side of bed filled with magazines, tablets, pens

    Promising review: "I loved the simple but chic look of this item. It is perfect for my bedtime activities. I work very long days and like to come home to a relaxing space where everything is readily accessible. This bedside caddy provides solves that need. I can easily store and access my phone, iPad, favorite book/magazine, etc. It was super easy to attach to my bed (I just inserted the flap between the box spring and my mattress). Also, great price for what I received :)." —Theresa

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

    3. A small wine rack to hang under your cabinets because having vino in an easy-to-reach place is adult rule number one. This will also take you, like, five minutes to assemble, and I will cheers to that. *clink*

    wine bottles hanging on rack attached under cabinets

    Promising review: "The perfect storage solution for those of us with a smaller kitchen space! Easily installed, simplistic design, and super convenient!" —Amy O

    Get it from Amazon for $16.99.

    4. AND! A wineglass holder for conveniently storing your finest stemware. You're about to have so much empty room in your cabinets, you won't even know what to do with it all!


    Promising review: "Great product, real wood, and easy to cut to size for your project. I used them to mount some glasses to some burned wood shelves I had installed. They were about two inches too long for the shelves I had, but they cut down easily with a miter saw." —JayS

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $22.99.

    5. A hair tool organizer that'll keep your curling iron, hair straightener, and dryer from taking over your counters. It comes with hooks so it can be hung on the cabinet or left out on your vanity as is!


    The hooks can also be used to wrap the cords from your heating tools so you can put an end to the tangled mess under your sink.

    Promising review: "This thing is so sturdy, have it standing on top of a shelving unit under my bathroom sink, and I can put my hair tools in and out of it, and nothing has tipped over!" —Kevin B

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99 (available in black and white).

    6. A hanging drink station if you've always wanted a bar cart, but don't have the space. Now you can get into the cocktail ~spirit~ and whip up some artisanal drinks right in your home.

    the fold down drink station styled with different bottles and cups

    Promising review: "We live in a two-bedroom apartment in Manhattan, where every square foot counts. This floating bar is versatile and can be used to store other kitchen items. We opted to put a couple of our best liquor bottles on the side facing into the apartment and keep other items behind them for appearance's sake." —Gastrinoma

    Get it from UncommonGoods for $130.

    7. A baggy box featuring slots for snack, quart, sandwich, and gallon bags.

    box with slots to hold different sizes of plastic bags
    Banks CNC

    Banks CNC is a small business based in California creating laser cut toys, craft supplies, and more.

    Get it from Banks CNC on Etsy for $19.99.

    8. A nail polish case with stackable trays and enough slots to hold up to 48 bottles. The brings a tear to my eye.

    Promising review: "This is a great way to store your nail colors. I’m collecting CND colors because I just bought a lamp. I have 16 colors so far and plenty of room for more. I actually kept the plastic liner around my colors and they fit in the compartments perfectly. My colors will not bounce around at all. The box opens from both sides and it’s made of a sturdy plastic that should last forever if taken care of. This was definitely worth the money I paid for it!" —Mama T

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 (also available in pink).

    9. Attachable drawers that'll take full advantage of all the extra fridge space that'll impossible to utilize...until now. Next-level organization = unlocked.

    three drawers attached to fridge shelves to hold eggs and other veggies

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these drawers! They aren't huge, but they add a good amount of storage in places that were basically unusable and empty. They work great for meat, cheese, or other smaller items. Really easy to install and are holding up and working great after a month." —Lauren D.

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $36.99 (also available in an egg drawer).

    10. A stackable drink vessel rack to FINALLY organize your never-ending collection of water bottles. My wish is that you can now quickly grab a bottle without the rest tumbling out on you. <3


    Promising review: "These are great! I was searching for a way to organize my water bottles and smoothie shaker jugs. I've moved these things all over the place, from a coat closet, corner kitchen cabinet, lazy Susan thing...always a disaster. They were either inconvenient to get at or constantly falling over, causing a mess. This fixes all that. Now I can keep them in kitchen cabinet where they belong and actually see what's what! They come in a different number of bottle holders from single to six across, and are stackable. So no matter where you need to fit, there is likely a solution." —Hollie

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $39.99.

    11. An adjustable wood organizer for transforming your cluttered desk into a trendy space you won't mind working at all day.

    desk organizer styled with different knick knacks, books, and pens

    Promising review: "I love how customizable it is, especially with it being two separate parts that can just slide towards or away from each other to adjust the space accordingly. I used it for my office desk so that I could make use of the vertical space for all the objects all over my desk, and it looks so much neater thanks to this handy shelf! It's fairly durable: I put my office phone (~10 lbs) on the top shelf, which is resting on the very edge of the bottom piece, and there have been no issues so far!" —Sarvani Gorti

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in three colors).

    12. A sleek cable organizer that'll keep your cords from ending up in a spaghetti noodle mess, and prevent your charger from tragically slipping behind your desk.

    Batelier / Etsy

    Batelier, based out of Krakow, Poland, creates hand-crafted, ecow-wood products specifically for your home office.

    Promising review: "Keeps the cords organized and within reach and prevents a pile of cords all tangled on the floor or on the table. I don't know how I charged anything without it! I also purchased a large multi-device dock from this seller. They work well together. Came with little felt feet to protect your surface." —Liz Graefe

    Get it from Batelier on Etsy for $29.

    13. A hanging purse organizer with a clear encasing to make selecting a bag the easiest part of putting together an outfit.

    hanging purse organizer hung in closet with different purses inside each pocket

    Promising review: "I love nice purses and I save up to buy good purses of quality. This way of storing my purses is so convenient — there's no stress on the straps, they are visible, kept safe, accessible, and dust-free in one organized place. The hook and seams are strong. I actually have 12 purses stored, and the smaller purses have plenty of room to share a sleeve. Nice product! Glad I purchased it." —Julia H.

    Or! If you're like this clever-as-heck reviewer, you can use it to store sheets and free up some shelving space!

    "These were a perfect solution to my storage needs! I bought these to store sets of bedsheets. Each pocket can more than comfortably hold an entire set of queen sheets (I'm sure they would hold king sets perfectly), and I can easily see the sets. I needed something that would hang since it's a small closet without shelves. These are great!" —crwMSU

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99 (available in four colors).

    14. Super strong magnetic strips designed to hang beer bottles and keep them off your shelf so there is more room in your fridge. I mean, this is the kind of six pack I'm striving for in 2020.


    Promising review: "Of all the things I have bought that I didn't need, this is one of my favorites. Beer is hard to get out of the cardboard carrier in the top of my fridge. While just taking them out and sitting them on the shelf would have solved this problem as well, this solution is more fun. They float and technically it does make a tiny bit of extra space under the beer for small thinks like cheese or something." —AbbyValentine

    Get two magnet strips (holds a six pack) from Amazon for $29.99.

    15. A turntable stand with built-in organizers for all your records, because your collection deserves a stylish home like this.

    brown stand with a record player on top and vinyl records stored on the bottom
    The Novogratz

    Get 15% off sitewide with our exclusive code NOVOBUZZ (valid during non-sale periods).

    Get it from The Novogratz for $229.

    16. A shelf system (even if your current bathroom can't accommodate larger, traditional options!) with some invisible floating shelves. No cupboard space? Consider it handled!, Amazon

    Promising review: "The shelves look better than I thought they would and are a great solution for providing additional storage on a small wall space in the bathroom. Most other similar shelves are too wide (in depth) for my space so be aware that wide items may not fit but I needed something narrow. Also, I was afraid it might be made of flimsy plastic but it's quite sturdy for cosmetics and lotions (would not recommend for a bowling ball collection). Was just what I wanted." —DLK

    Get a set of two from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in two sizes and one option with ends).

    17. A custom kids' file box so you can thoughtfully hold onto all their best Picasso paintings and stories as they grow up. You can choose from a variety of labels, plus a good range of font and color selection, making this box truly your own.

    storage box with labeled files to hold kids&#x27; work
    Margot & Maelys

    You can select a kit option (that doesn't come with the box) or the box option that comes with all the supplies. 

    BTW, this darling box idea is from Margot & Maelys, a small business based in Wisconsin. Check out their shop for other box styles.

    Get it from on Margot & Maelys Etsy starting at $69+

    18. A hanging towel rack that'll store up to 8 fresh towels and get 'em out from that precious cabinet space they're currently occupying.

    reviewer image or rack installed in bathroom holding tons of rolled towels

    Promising review: "We live in a 1940 house with small space and little storage. This rack is perfect for rolled bath towels and frees up cabinet space. Being wire it allowed me to open it out to accommodate rolled bath sheets perfectly. I would add that one if the wall mounting brackets was missing but I was able to mount it on the wall in a different way without any issues. Would purchase again!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in black and white).

    19. A canvas wall organizer featuring a variety of compartment sizes that'll offer up a unique storage solution for a multitude of things. Think: garden tools, kitchenware, crafting supplies, and more.


    Get it from Food52 for $112.

    20. A stylish driftwood jewelry organizer for keeping your necklaces and bracelets in neat order — no messy tumbleweed of chains here!

    different styles of the wood jewelry organizer hung on a wall
    Curiographer / Etsy

    Promising review: "So so happy with these pieces! For years I just had my jewelry thrown all across the top of my dresser. Necklaces were all tangled and so disorganized. Have a small wall by my closet that was the perfect space to hang these. It looks amazing!" —lianamarie310

    Get it from Curiographer on Etsy for $34.95+ (available in 15 style and size combinations).

    21. Or for a more practical storage option, a double-sided hanging organizer with 32 pockets and 18 loop closures so you always know where every piece you own is.

    Keep in mind the hanger does not come with this product, but has a small hole at the top for you to use your own. And it's not limited to just jewelry! One reviewer said she used this to store and color-code all of her nail polish, and another stored all of her kids' hair accessories in the pockets.

    Promising review: "This jewelry organizer is very versatile with the pockets AND the loops for hanging larger and longer necklaces so that they do not have to be scrunched up into one of the pockets. It has helped me to gain dressing table space that was previously cluttered with necklaces and jewelry boxes. It's much quicker to find the jewelry I want to wear and to not have to untangle bracelets and necklaces. Would recommend to anyone who likes jewelry and needs to organize and save space." —jlm

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99 (available in three colors).

    22. A six-piece bin set for tidying up your fridge and freezer so you can easily get to everything you need for dinner. Consider this your new way to keep track of everything in your fridge — no more moldy leftovers hiding in the back, stinking up the place.


    Promising review: "Very happy with these organizers. They are very sturdy and help keep my refrigerator organized. It's so much easier to find things. Things don't get lost in the back of the fridge. If something spills, it is easy to remove just that container and clean it than to clean the entire shelf. My refrigerator just looks better when the door is opened with these handy organizers. Should have purchased them sooner!" —Thoreauback

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    23. A magnetic rack that simply sticks to the side of your fridge and provides bonus storage space for your most-used goods.


    Promising review: "Small but strong. It's a perfect addition for a small (usually messy) kitchen. Now I always know where the paper towels are. The top shelf is a great place to keep often-used items (honey, Sriracha sauce, garlic powder, etc.), and the hooks at the bottom work well for small pot holders. The magnet holds well — I have not had any issues with the rack sliding down the side of my fridge. I think this is a great product." —C. A. Fuchs

    Get the larger one (left) from Amazon for $33.24 and the smaller one (right) for $19.99.

    24. A cami hanger that'll free up so much rod space, you may just have to go shopping to fill up the rest of your closet. ¯\_(ツ)_/¯

    cami hanger with multiple shirts hung on one hanger

    Promising review: "I had 37 plastic hangers holding up 37 tank tops; this took up one half of my closet. I purchased two sets of these hangers and I fit all 37 tank tops on them. This now takes up about six inches in my closet. I went from four feet to six inches. All of my tank tops are still easily accessible too, which was one of my concerns. This is my best Amazon purchase to date." —jay money

    Get a three-piece set from Amazon for 13.99+ (available in three colors and a legging option).

    25. A hanging rod to double the space in your or your kiddo's closet, and even leave some clothes accessible so they can pick out their own outfit.

    Promising review: "This product is amazing. My kiddos are going to share a closet and this was the easiest way to get all of their things in there together. It doubled the hanging space and I was able to hang my daughter's things and move my son's items to the bottom hanging addition. How low you want it to hang is adjustable so it could go even lower if you had adult sized clothing to hang. Would definitely purchase again." —Jeanette Fite

    Get it from Amazon for $15.97.

    26. A set of adorable and highly useful expandable file folders so you can take that bin full of important papers down to a manageable size — just in time for tax day. *Insert unexcited woo, here.*


    Read our full write-up of these folders.

    Promising review: "I love this folder! My mom got it for me to get organized at school. It has six sections so I have an assigned section for everything. It’s VERY durable. None of my papers have fallen out. I can even hold it upside down with all the papers not falling out. One of my favorite folders by far." —Lan-Dai

    Get them from Amazon for $7.88+ (available in 10 colors).

    27. A tea stand organizer (for up to 120 bags!) that'll rid your pantry from alllll those half-empty boxes.

    tea organizer holding tons of tea bags

    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 $29.99.

    28. A boot organizing system with handy clips for keeping your larger shoes from flopping over and losing their shape. Plus it keeps them off of the floor and gives you even *more* room for smaller pairs underneath.

    boot organizer holding tall boots

    Promising review: "I love this thing! This thing is really sturdy and is just awesome. I've got five pairs of boots on it now and I love the fact that they are hanging off the ground. I have wood floors that collect a lot of dust and so keeping them up and off the ground keeps the lint from getting all over them. I also love the fact that they keep their shape in this position. The accompanying hangers are really heavy duty and durable. I was skeptical that they may leave marks on my boots but they have a little seal that protects the boot from the metal. No marks at all, while supplying a really tight hold on even heavier boots. This could fit quite a few pairs of boots as the design staggers them for maximum use of space — what an awesome design! With fall/winter coming up, you'll be pulling your boots on. This rack will keep them beautiful and save space in your closet. Trust me, you will love it!" —Loni Simmons

    Get it from Amazon for $59.95+ (available in seven different styles).

    29. A knife dock for storing your extra favorite knives that don't fit in your block. Just slip this guy into a drawer, and safely keep them out of sight.

    knife dock stored in drawer

    Promising review: "It seems to be well-made and does the job. I love the built-in knife handle rest at the rear so the knives don't rock up. I feel much better reaching into my drawer to get knives now. The rubber nubs on the bottom make it stay in place even on the slick wood in my drawer." —Feathersprings

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99.

    30. And adjustable bamboo dividers so you can configure your utensil drawer exactly the way you like it. But don't stop there — these are also great for organizing your dresser that's currently filled to the brim with sweaters.,

    Promising review: "My kitchen utensil drawer was literally so unorganized I could barely open it. I really needed a 'system' and these drawer dividers did the trick. Even though I have a lot of items crammed into my drawer, I can now find what I am looking for so much easier! The dividers popped right into place, and are automatically self-adjusting due to the spring system inside each divider. They seem very sturdy (they are not easily pushed around inside the drawer), and I love that these can be removed at any time for cleaning or to make adjustments as needed." These are great! —Honest4u

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $28.99.

    31. Clear plastic bins to organize the heap of beauty products in your vanity drawer — or really ANY junk drawer — so you can quickly find what you need on early mornings.

    clear bins in different sizes holding a variety of small items

    Promising review: "Great product! I bought these to put in my nightstand drawer to store small things, as the drawer is very deep. I've got ChapStick, hand lotions, a small flashlight, and other bedside items in them so they're not just rolling around the drawer. I just bought some more for my bathroom vanity. They fit together nicely but also lift right out of each other. The plastic is sturdy, and they came individually wrapped to keep them from scratching." —Sparkyj

    Get a six-piece from Amazon for $14.99.

    32. A cup holder caddy ready to save your car from the all-too-common mess of cell phones, pens, lip balm, glasses, change, drinks, and I can keep going...

    extra console with two cup holders and a spot for small items

    Promising review: "I had no storage whatsoever in my backseat. This slipped right into the channel between the rear seats in my Honda HRV. It is easily removed and stored when not in use and now my passengers can enjoy a little convenience too. This also presents a very nice appearance." —Shar892

    Get it from on Amazon for $17.97+ (available in six styles).

    33. A rubber key organizer that'll save space, keep your belongings from getting scratched, stop the annoying jingling, help you find the one key you actually need — and holy moly, this is a tiny but mighty invention if I do say so myself!

    reviewer photo of keys neatly tucked away on key chain

    Promising review: "I had ben frantically looking for something to keep my keys from jingling when I come home late, poking in my pockets, and scratching at my husbands photo. I was happy to pay the $25 since it was exactly what I wanted. It was EXACTLY what I had expected and I love it so much." —Faith Woods

    Get it from Amazon for $24.90+ (available in six colors).

    34. A set of air-tight containers so you can trade in messy cereal boxes and chip bags for some A-grade organization. I mean, this is the Instagram-level storage that gets my blood pumping!!!

    reviewer image of containers used in pantry to hold spices and nuts

    Promising review: "Love everything about these! Not only do they look great and help me not stress me out every time I open the cabinet, they work very well. The air lock seal is perfect. Plus the tall ones are great for a box of cereal and cute enough to leave out on the counter for the kids! Hoping they last over time, but right now I feel these are worth the investment. Will buy more soon!" —Kindle Customer

    Get a five-piece set from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in a 10-piece set).

    35. Aaaaand to get faaaaancy with it, minimalist labels so you can quickly identify your ingredients. It also just looks incredibly pretty, so there's that.

    simple label on jar that says &quot;brown rice, no. 33 | grain&quot;
    Real and Vibrant / Etsy

    Promising review: "Absolutely obsessed with how organized my kitchen looks with these effortless and minimal stickers for my jars. I’m tempted to buy each and every sticker! If I ever need to change out my jars, I will definitely be reordering these stickers." —Emily Nguyen

    Get a set of 20 from Real and Vibrant on Etsy for $10+ (available in larger sets, customizable options, and in a spice set).

    36. Or! If you want to do it all yourself, a simple label maker that'll let you mark all your jars, bins, and files with total ease. Will you start labeling everything? Probably. And you should.

    Brother PTouch label maker
    Office Depot

    Promising review: "It works great, we had another model that last many years and we used it all the time. Everyone should have one of these, they are great for businesses, homes and I am sure that schools too. We use it both at home and at the office." —Lililou

    Get it from Office Depot for $39.99.

    37. A three-tier wrap organizer because no one thinks there's a great way to organize their mountain of aluminum foil, plastic bag boxes, and plastic wrap — but this lil' guy proves otherwise.

    three tier little shelf holding different bag and foil boxes

    Promising review: "This is the perfect little organizer for foil and plastic wrap, plus sandwich bags etc. I don't have a lot of drawers in my kitchen so this was the perfect solution for organizing the plastic wrap and bags in a narrow closet type cupboard. I can find what I want easier and it neatens everything up considerably." —pianogirl

    Get it from Amazon for $12.97 (available in bronze and white).

    38. An adjustable rack that can be hung on the wall or tossed over the pantry door for instant ample storage. We're talkin' eight shelves you can pack your cooking sprays, plastic bags, foils, and everything in between on.


    Promising review: "Added 50% more space to my pantry. I LOVE this organizer! I had one very similar from The Container Store that cost around $80 and was not as sturdy and useful as this one. It was extremely easy to install, but you really need to screw it in the door, otherwise it will move and the food will fall out from behind. I use this for jars, boxes, cans, etc. and have never had an issue in the year I've had it. I plan to order another one for my laundry room to store laundry and cleaning supplies." —Jenny

    Get it from Amazon for $43.99.

    39. A super narrow cabinet so you can utilize even the teeniest of spaces. This handy piece has a designated space for TP, and and removable shelves for extra! TP.


    Promising review: "This worked perfectly for the small amount of space I had to work with. Was able to fit four rolls and a square box of tissue inside top compartment(not shown in pic). The material feels a little more on the plastic side but so far has been easy to clean." —Netmarib

    Get it from Amazon for $35.99.

    40. And lastly, a jewelry organizer featuring a clear top, compartments for rings, earrings, and necklaces that'll neatly display everything that you own so you can quit wasting time trying to find that *one* pair.

    reviewer image of jewelry organizer holding a variety of jewelry types

    Promising review: "This box is very sturdy and great quality. I used it to store my wrap bracelets and have not had any issues with it. Love that it has the glass lid so I can see my collection of Victoria Emerson wraps. It prevents the bracelets from tangling and looks great too!" —Sandy

    Get it from Amazon for $20.24 (available in seven styles for different jewelry).

    Your brain when it realizes how organized you are:


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