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    Updated on May 15, 2019. Posted on Jul 9, 2018

    If These 37 Products Don't Help You Stay Organized, Nothing Will

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    1. A cabinet system to help you make the most out of your space for all of your novelty mugs and giant pasta bowls — and your regular plates, too.

    Get a six-piece set from Amazon for $23.11.

    Promising review: "I love how organized my shelf is now! It fits in perfectly and is very sturdy. Getting six pieces for less than $5 each is amazing. I put pans and lids, plates, spices, and saran wraps, and I used one of the racks for organizing my coffee stuff." —Barbara

    2. A set of packing cubes (plus a laundry bag) so you can be organized even at the very end of your two-week backpacking vacation.

    Get the set (four organizers, plus the laundry bag) from Amazon for $24.99 (available in nine colors).

    Promising review: "I used to be one of those frequent travelers who just threw everything in a semi-folded state in my suitcase. When I first heard about packing cubes I thought it was ridiculous to pay for bags to put in my suitcase. After the first trip with these, I was sold — and upset at myself for not buying them sooner. They make travel such a breeze!!! Sometimes I'll organize whole outfits into one cube, but I have found that I like to organize all my shirts in one, shorts/pants in another, etc. So depending on what I'm looking for I know exactly what bag to grab. After a week of traveling my suitcase is as organized as the day I packed. I've lent these to friends who didn't believe the hype either and they went out and immediately bought their own set after using it. Words can't describe how amazing and useful these packing cubes are. On my last trip to Asia I managed to fit eight pairs of shoes (heels, flats, sneakers) in the large cube, and still had room! I plan to buy more in smaller sizes." —Helena

    3. An over-the-cabinet storage system that'll finally neaten up your three curling irons, plus your straightener and blow dryer. Bonus? No more tripping over random cords on your way to pee.

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

    Promising review: "This is the most amazing invention EVER! Holds your straightener, blow dryer, curling iron or whatever else you want to store in the third slot. Now my stuff is all right there when I open the cabinet in my bathroom and the cords are not all tangled up!" —Abeau01

    4. An undated productivity planner so you can keep your goals ahead of you and your tasks organized starting TODAY, not January 1st.

    It'll help keep track if your to-do lists, calendars, schedules, goals, and even will help you make and keep habits!

    Get it from Amazon for $24.45 (available in three colors).

    Promising review: "I love planners and every single one I have ever gotten fell short in someway. Not this planner. It has been so helpful and I love the order and flow of the pages...everything just simply makes sense and goes beyond what any average planner can do...completely and keeps me on track and sticking to my goals! Best planner I've ever purchased!" —Kelsey Dyer

    If this isn't quite right for you, see the best planners on BuzzFeed Reviews.

    5. A pretty acrylic makeup organizer for displaying your favorite palettes, nail polishes, and more right on your vanity. Live your best beauty YouTuber life.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    Promising review: "This is one of those things that so many of us need but hadn't come along for me until I was up late reading a BuzzFeed article on my phone. I am a MUA and have at least a dozen palettes currently in use, I keep them upright like books but it's not a flawless system. But with this! No more shifting anytime I take one palette out to use! No more of my cat pulling them down for fun because it's easy! I can even organize them by frequency of use! Fantastic, and totally worth the 13 bucks." —MP

    If you're looking for something more decorative, you can get pretty white faceted organizers from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in four sizes).

    6. A six-piece set of refrigerator bins to increase your storage space and make organizing for lunches way, way easier.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    Promising review: "I decided to purchase this item to organize my refrigerator and I am so glad I did. It makes everything easier to see and access! Now everything has its place! I am looking to buy more to organize my pantry." —Santana M.

    7. A closet doubler that'll hang from your existing rod to create a *whole extra row* of space.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.87.

    Promising review: "This is the best closet organizer. I originally bought a similar item that doesn't adjust, but this is 100 times better! Not only does it adjust vertically to fit whatever length of clothes, but it also adjusts its width, making it extremely functional no matter which closet you may want to use it in within your house. This makes it possible to switch and organize basically any closet!" —Ohgr8one

    8. A grocery list pad you can check off as you run out of items, making getting home and screaming, "Oh shit, I forgot the eggs?!" a thing of the past.

    Add a little method to the madness of your next Target run.

    Get it from Amazon for $7.49.

    Promising review: "This is the best. I can't express how much better this has made my grocery shopping experience — faster, more organized, and more comprehensive. No more 'oh, what else do we need?' brainstorming sessions at home, and no more 'we have to walk down every aisle to make sure we didn't forget something' when you're at the store. It makes meal planning easy and generally hits on most of the things I need at the store. I only wish it were truly customizable for MY general shopping needs — that would be the perfect shopping list." —Reasonable Person

    9. Drawer dividing boxes for all your delicates and more. No more choosing a pair of underwear and messing up the whole carefully-folded system!

    *Bonus*: they collapse to store flat when not in use.

    Get it from Amazon for $13.87 (available in two colors).

    Promising review: "They are cheap, sturdy, and the perfect size for my smaller pieces of clothing. I use the large square ones for t-shirts, the rectangle for tank tops, and the smallest ones for athletic wear. I store everything vertically, and these are great for that. I love how modular they are as well." —Cindy

    10. Or a set of honeycomb dividers so you can neatly stow socks, underwear, ties, or scarves without taking up precious drawer space with extra bulk.

    Get it from Amazon for $10.

    Promising review: "Okay, admittedly, I am a bit of an organization freak. I purchased two of these organizers (yes, you do need two PER drawer) to organize my underwear drawer. I agree that $20 seems like a lot to pay for a few pieces of plastic to organize a drawer no one else really sees, but... It's totally worth it. The gratification I got from being able to see exactly what I had, neatly organized, easy to find... Wow. I definitely recommend this product. And the actual dividers are well made and super easy to assemble. As a previous reviewer said, the number of times you will look at your drawer and be totally satisfied makes the price well worth it." —Brigette

    11. A set of Rubbermaid containers with lids that snap onto the *bottom* of containers, meaning you'll never have to go on a 15-minute hunt for the right pair while your leftovers are sitting out.


    Get a 42-piece set from Amazon for $19.99.

    Promising review: "This product ended my container mess! I was really tired of trying to organize my collection of containers of assorted shapes and sizes. No matter what I did it was always a kind of organized disarray! Sounds familiar? What a difference with this Rubbermaid set! These containers nest neatly when empty and stack beautifully in the refrigerator. The lids are easily organized as well. The whole set takes up a smaller space than my old collection. The various sizes have been useful. They are made of good quality plastic. Thank you Rubbermaid!" –Pink Ribbon 09

    12. A rainbow wall organizer to hold all those pesky papers and add a touch of color to your drab office. Color-coding FTW!

    It's also available in a greyscale version for those who prefer more ~muted~ colors. You can easily take if off the wall and close it with the attached elastic cords for on-the-go use, too!

    Get it from Amazon for $9.24 (available in two colors).

    Promising review: "This hanging folder set is EXACTLY what I've been needing. I ripped the calendar off the wall and put it right up the moment I got it. It immediately went to good use and cleared up my cluttered desk full of various paperwork. Love the color-coded folders. Although I was worried about how flimsy it might be, it seems sturdy and well made." —Karen

    13. A capsule organizing drawer for your Nespresso machine, because you need to make your pre-morning-coffee life as easy as possible.

    They also work as trays to protect your counter from coffee drips.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.38.

    Promising review: "This is a great way to store your pods neatly and out of the way, yet very handy. This storage tray blends so well, it almost looks like it's a part of my machine. The drawer slides in and out very smoothly, even when full of pods. I just love it. I'm very happy with my purchase, and I would recommend this product!" –Jackie K.

    14. A back seat cooler to hold toys, gadgets, snacks, and drinks for long road trips or just the daily commute.

    Besides the insulated compartments and outside storage pockets, it also adds two cup holders to your car, and you can flip down the lid for a tray table perfect for games.

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    Promising review: "The shipping was slow but the bin is great! Can't be more happy about it. It holds everything and has numerous pockets or zipper bags to keep every small trinket organized. I ordered a large size and put it between two car seats in the middle row in an eight-seat minivan. It fits perfectly. The space divider in the large compartment is adjustable; you can place it anywhere you like. Cup holder is big enough to hold 21-oz. bottles which usually will not fit in a regular cup holder. I used to have a Diono car storage box. This one is much bigger and sturdier! Love it!" —Amazon Customer

    15. A sturdy car organizer perfect for heavy duty grocery shopping. You might say that it'll finally corral all the ~junk in your trunk~.

    Keep your frozen groceries together, your jugs of detergent upright, and your car snacks within easy reach.

    Get it from Amazon for $23.61 (available in four colors).

    Promising review: "I love this trunk organizer for my SUV. I can secure it with the tie-down straps provided and they work very well. I can collapse one side of it to make it smaller if needed. Although I keep mine set up all the time, you unlatch it, fold it completely down and store it easily if necessary. This organizer is perfect for those big shopping days with family and friends. We each have our own area to put our packages so we know what to grab when we get home. It's also perfect for groceries so I can keep the cold things together, and the bottles and drinks from tipping over or sliding around in the back. This organizer is spacious, made of quality materials, and is well made (sewn and constructed well). It's really the perfect organizer that will provide you years of use!" —ikc8460

    16. A genuine leather earbud organizer that'll end the nightmare of tangled cords once and for all, keeping your purse or pocket more organized and helping the wires last longer.

    Because frayed wires = frayed nerves.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99.

    Promising review: "I've been looking for a good way to carry my headphones in what could be generously called the 'unorganized' pocket of my work shirt. This thing is perfect. I've had jean jackets that had worse snaps than this thing — it snaps shut nice and solid. The leather is thick enough that it doesn't fold easily, keeping the buds stowed tightly." —Dean D.

    17. A pill organizer with removable containers for each day of the week (and four sections per day) so you never miss a dose.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.70.

    Promising review: "This makes keeping meds in order so much easier. I only have to fill it once a week and it's done!" —Amazon Customer

    18. A stylish four-tiered shoe rack for anyone with enough shoes to warrant a separate shoe closet, but no room for one.

    See the look on this lady's face? She needs to order two.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.99 (also available in an eight-tiered version).

    Promising review: "This shoe rack is awesome! Made a huge difference in my closet space with how many pairs of shoes I have. Very simple to put together. I put all my boots and taller shoes on the top and everything else fit nicely underneath. Fits a lot of shoes compared to other racks I've looked at and is great quality for the price! Five stars" —Hotshot2567

    19. A travel planner that'll help you budget, plan, and map out up to four trips — AND it has appendices with helpful info like packing lists, time zones, and international temperatures.

    Theres a section for journaling during your trip, too!

    Get it from Amazon for $5.99.

    Promising review: "I am in the process of filling this out for my 50th anniversary trip, as well a girl trip and a sister how it helps you organize what you are going to do each day as well as how many miles you will have to drive. I added my confirmation numbers, the names and addresses and phone numbers of each place. I am not an organized person normally, but this should help !" —Becky Simmons

    20. A wall-mounted rack to keep your broom, Swiffer, and mop out of the dust before they can even sweep it up.

    Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

    Promising review: "I have a small apartment, and the broom closet was always a mess, with the brooms hitting me in the face whenever I took the trash out. This saved me so much stress! The slots have little rollers and they move to fit just about any size mop or broom. There are also little hooks that can drop down if you want to hold towels or the dust pan, which is what I use it for. This is a must-have organizational tool!" —Jacqui Nibbelin

    21. A pull-down spice rack you can also use to save space in your medicine cabinet.

    Get it from Amazon for $26.23 (available in three colors).

    Promising review: "If you are tired of standing on a stool, searching your cabinet for the right spice? This is the answer. Everyone who has seen it wants one! Fairly easy to install and sturdy. Holds much more than I expected." —C. Sewell

    22. Shelf dividers to keep your teetering tower of sweaters from toppling when you're rushing in the morning. No one likes a jumper jumble.

    Get a set of eight from Amazon for $34.99.

    Promising review: "Cannot believe I lived without these. These are seriously amazing! I cannot believe I waited so long to buy these and get my closet in order. Great price and came with 8 in the package! Slipped on my shelves easily without any damage. They hold my clothes in place and gives me so much more room!" —Cherise Kachelmuss

    23. A pastel accordion folder who is so happy to store all your paperwork, he might make you smile, too.

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

    Promising review: "I've been using this folder for nearly 2-3 months and I'm a college student with a lot of papers to carry. I was looking for something cute, easy to carry, that fits manila folders, and overall keeps folders from getting crinkly. This DID IT. I can't express how much I love this — I got a second one that is coming very soon! Nothing gets crinkled or bent and it is great. I can throw loose leaf papers, folders, or even books/small notebooks in here. It's adorable and a great color. I highly recommend this folder (I got a lot of compliments on it as well!)" —Alexa Viz

    24. Shoe Slotz that'll neatly stack pairs of shoes (without damaging them) to literally double your space.

    Who else suddenly has the urge to go shoe shopping?

    Get a six-piece set from Amazon for $16.99.

    Promising review: "This felt like one of those 'As Seen on T' products but it actually is terrific! Doubled my space in a tight closet and lets me see all the shoes easily. Arrived promptly...very pleased!" —Cindy P.

    25. A travel-friendly wallet with Rfid-blocking material to keep your identity safe and your passport, credit cards, ID, and boarding pass neat and easy to access.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99 (available in 34 colors).

    Promising review: "Perfect RFID-blocking wallet for traveling abroad. Fits my passport, money (bills and coins), credit cards, and even a pen nice and compactly. Worked perfectly in my big bag as well as in my small evening purse. Not a soft plush leather but exactly what you'd expect for the money. Functional, durable and nice selection of color choices." —Amazon Customer

    26. A rack to neatly store all your pans, platters, or baking sheets, because it shouldn't take you 20 minutes to find the right pan when a craving for grilled cheese strikes.

    Get it from Amazon for $16.87.

    Promising review: "This holder is wonderful! It's very sturdy and strong, and all my pans except the wok fit beautifully into the rack. I actually no longer have pans falling all over themselves when I open my cabinet. I honestly do love it, and it was worth every penny." —Book Lover

    27. Or if that won't do the trick, a two-layer pull out organizer to keep all your pots and pans — AND lids — easier to access than ever before.

    It comes with all the hardware you need to mount it, too.

    Get it from Amazon for $150.37 (also available in a half size for smaller cabinets).

    Promising review: "To whoever invented these — THANK YOU! This is the most helpful, ingenious product I've ever purchased. I bought two 12" pull-outs (the smaller size) for three sets of pots, pans and fry pans... all with lids. For the first time ever I can effortlessly reach ALL my lids and cookware. And nothing even bangs into other stuff creating scratches. I LOVE THESE!!! Don't know how I cooked all these decades without such easy access. Everything about the design is truly brilliant. They hold a lot of weight. Metal is quality, sturdy. You can even pull top and bottom out together with no problem because they're so secure and balanced. And the adjustable vertical shelves let me customize sizes for every item. Once I got both installed and moved into them, I actually called all my friends and neighbors to come see them. Yea — I couldn't contain myself. As a cook, best purchase I've made in a long, long time." —Sapphire

    28. A set of four dust-free sectioned trays that'll encourage you to actually wear and rotate your jewelry for a change.

    Get it from Amazon for $36.90 (you can also buy the individual trays to meet your needs).

    Promising review: "I love these stackable jewelry trays. They take up less space on the dresser, but organize the jewelry remarkably well. When stacked and the top one covered, your jewelry can remain dust free. There are more than enough holders, which are lined with a non-abrasive cloth. Well made and great for organizing." —Alot2do

    29. A bamboo monitor riser chock-full of storage spaces to turn your cubicle or home office into a paradise of focus and productivity.

    This bb has spaces for your phone, coffee cup, office supplies, and more.

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    Promising review: "This monitor stand is AWESOME! I'm a person who likes lots of places to store things. Pockets, organizers, drawers, I have way too much crap, and way too many places to store it all. But this stand keeps my actual desktop really well organized. I got a few desk items on-hand so that everything else can go in the drawer organizer I have, and my desk can be clean. It blends well with my natural-wood/weathered-oak desk. It also puts my monitor at a great height. I'm actually looking at the screen instead of up or down." —Victoria Horger

    30. A set of tab divider sticky notes so you can make notes *on top* of your notes and find them easily — perfect for studying for midterms and final exams or for use in library books or textbooks you have to return.

    Get a set of 60 notes in assorted colors from Amazon for $3.71.

    Promising review: "I purchased these for my day planner but use them for so many other things. These stick well and are in six bright colors. They come in a little book like case that helps keep them clean and protected when not in use. They are easy to peel and stick and then remove again as necessary. They do not damage books or papers at all. I use these for my day planner, noting recipes in cookbooks, taking notes in various craft books, taking notes on important documents so I remember what I need to do with them later. I will be buying these again when I run out." —Sarah Lee

    31. A golf equipment organizer, because you don't waste your free afternoon saying, "Where did I put my golf shoes again?"


    It can hold two golf bags, plus shoes, balls, gloves, and more so all your stuff can be in one spot. Grab 'n' go to the green!

    Get it from Amazon.

    Promising review: "This is truly an excellent product to organize your golf clubs, ball, shoes, etc. I went back and forth trying to decide whether to buy it. However, I ordered it last week, and assembled it this past weekend. It is fantastic. It is sturdy and pleasant to look act. It is constructed in such a manner as to display your most important golf items in a way that is very pleasing to the eye. But it is not only pleasing aesthetically, it is functionally gratifying. I couldn't be more pleased." —Douglas Henderson

    32. A sturdy but cute felt purse organizer with tons of pockets for your phone, earbuds, cosmetics, hand sanitizer, Kindle, and all the other *must-haves* you don't want to leave in the bag you used yesterday.

    It comes in three different sizes to fit whatever purses, handbags, or totes you have.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.88+ (available in eight colors).

    Promising review: "I was skeptical about buying this at first because I have a purse organizer already. But the one I have is not sturdy at all — the sides fall down and I can never keep things organized because of that. Well this one is perfect!!! I would totally recommend it, I got the large one and it fits perfectly in my bag!!! I'm very happy. It's very sturdy and holds all my stuff. No more digging through my purse to try to find things anymore!!" —Amazon Customer

    33. A greyscale 10-drawer rolling rack so you can get ~50 shades~ of organized.

    It also comes in a rainbow of brights if you need to be cheered up when putting all your shit away.

    Get it from Amazon for $37.32+ (available in five colors, including black, white, rainbow, and frosted white).

    Promising review: "I bought this cart to store my kids 'trillion' Lego pieces (ok so I exaggerated a little) but there are a ton. I sorted them all by color and now they can easily find the color they want. So they are happy they can find the Legos and I'm happy I am no longer stepping on them everywhere. The wheels are easy for our kids to pull on our low-pile carpet over to their Lego table also. This was super easy to put together and can well packaged. Maybe took myself with no help 5-8 mins." —Jodi B.

    34. A seven-port USB charging station that won't let even the most tech-obsessed family be left with 3% battery.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    Promising review: "I needed an organized charging station so bad! I have my phone, kindle, and iPad always in need of charging PLUS my parents phones and their iPads!! No more usb cords hanging around everywhere. This 7-port usb charging station saves up so much free space and makes our electronics look super tidy!" —HP

    35. A budget organizer to help you track spending, pay bills on time, and store receipts in sturdy monthly pockets.

    You can even download extra pages and clip them in the binder rings when you run out of space. Aka you won't have to spend *more* money down the road.

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in three styles).

    Promising review: "I never remember to pay the correct bill that is due on time, so when I found this expense tracker, I grabbed it! It has empty calendars, so you can start writing in on whichever month you need to start with. It has folders that are awesome for holding your bills and receipts, so they last a lot longer and are much easier to find this way. I will never go without one of these organizers again. Love it!" —Kellytjtay

    36. A shower caddy for storing Costco-sized bottles and hang razors from a special storage spot. The best part? Each basket is designed to be able to hold bottles upside down to get every last drop.

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in three finishes).

    Promising review: "I loved it when my husband installed a handheld shower head, but realized I would have to give up the caddy that held soap and shampoo. So I was pleased to find this caddy, with four trays that swivel outward to allow room for the long shower head hose. It also has a hook on each side to accommodate a razor and anything on a string or with a hole. I liked this product so much I bought two more for the other two bathrooms. I also like that it comes in different finishes." —Glued Together

    37. A 10-piece set of bulk food containers that'll make you say "ahhhhh" when you open your pantry door to discover a neat haven of food.

    Rather than, you know, opening a cabinet door and having a half-empty box of pasta fall on your head. And they vacuum seal for ~maximum freshness~.

    Get the ten-piece set from Amazon for $68.97 (also available in five-piece and fifteen-piece sets).

    Promising review: "Love this set! It's pretty enough to set on my countertops, and keeps my frequently used food items close at hand. The ULTIMATE test: After finding no product out there to keep my brown sugar from clumping and hardening, I put it in one of the medium containers. It is SOFT & FRESH! I highly recommend these canisters — pretty, practical, and they WORK! A+" —Kristen B.

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