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    22 Double-Duty Products That'll Help Organize Your Entire Home

    Mighty multitaskers.

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    1. The classic over-door shoe organizer — it's definitely the ultimate multipurpose storage solution, perfect for everything from dolls to cleaning products to makeup to pantry staples and more.

    You could even turn it into a hanging vertical garden, if you felt so inclined.

    Promising reviews: "Love it! I bought it for my cleaning supplies. My door was not wide enough for the organizer, so I just folded one column behind the other. Perfect! And I love the clear cover so I can see exactly what is in that pocket." —Zsuzsa C. Lovasy

    "We bought this product, not for shoes, but to use on our cruise! We paired it with 4 strong magnetic hooks and it was known as "The Wall of Wonder" — the walls of cruise ship cabins are metal so magnetic hooks attach everywhere. We had everything in the pockets of this thing — first aid items, sunglasses, hairbrushes, phone chargers, toiletries, you name it — it had plenty of room and held up great. It's now a permanent part of our "cruise kit!"" —TobiLea

    "I purchased two of these to hang in my walk-in closet doors. Great shoe organizer for flats, sandals, and sneakers. It is harder to fit heels in and not ideal for those. Great price for the product you it. I love it." —Tinsoni

    Get it on Amazon for $7.97.

    2. A storage ottoman to stash away messy clutter (like toys or shoes) *and* provide an easy spot to sit down for a moment (maybe to put on said shoes) or prop up your feet after a long day.,

    Promising reviews: "Great product! A lot sturdier than expected. I'm 340 lbs and I can sit on it no problem. It's very roomy and are a great buy for how little it costs. My cats even love crawling inside it if the lid is off." —JHarr

    "I purchased this for my son's nursery and am extremely pleased. Pros: Well made; stitching is impeccable. Inexpensive. Doesn't look cheap; great looking fabric and a hefty design. Extremely durable; I thought I was buying a dinky storage ottoman, but a full grown adult can stand on this and it'd hold up fine. Provides extra storage. True to color shown online. Cons: None yet!" —iamchep

    Get it on Amazon for $40.49.

    3. A set of three simple woven nesting storage baskets that will corral whatever clutter you clash with most — whether its in the pantry, on your counters, in your kids room, or somewhere else — while still looking homey and decorative.,

    Promising review: "Cute and functional. Will definitely last a while because although it looks like a bronze wicker it's more of a plastic resin material which is a bonus for durability! Love the color. Just what I wanted!" —L.S.

    Get them on Amazon for $20.30+ (available in nine colors).

    4. Several baskets for setting up a ~crap basket~ system if your family always leaves their stuff laying around the house.

    You simply drop abandoned headphones, chargers, flip-flops, scarves, books, and other stuff that's left where it doesn't belong into that person's basket for them to put away later. From Sew Many Ways.

    Get a set of two woven baskets the right size to sit on stairs on Amazon $13.54, or if you prefer something that looks closer to the picture, get a set of four matching seagrass baskets for for $52.99.

    5. A pack of silicone button-bands that hold basically anything together because they're like oversized, adjustable, almost infinitely–reusable rubber bands.

    The Grommet

    Get a pack of six from The Grommet for $30 or a pack of three from Amazon for $19.95.

    6. A set of clear, stackable modular drawers perfect for orderly storage of collections, like craft supplies or makeup or a kiddos Legos or dolls.

    The Container Store

    Or even to take up some of the unused floor space in your closet — if you're lucky to have such a thing!

    Get them on sale from The Container Store for $24.99+ per drawer.

    7. And a set of six small plastic drawers that can divide all sorts of small spaces into easy-to-access sections.,

    Promising review: "I was looking for a way to organize the bathroom under-sink cabinet, and these turned out to be absolutely perfect for that. I measured the dimensions of the usable cabinet space — the sink pipe in the middle meant the usable space was quite narrow on either side, and most of the other solutions I considered were simply too wide to work. I was able to stack two of these drawers on each side of the pipe, and load them up with various toiletries. I am extremely happy with the finished results. The drawers are durable, easy to stack, and easy to open. The price is maybe on the high side for plastic boxes, but the quality is there." —Maria C

    Get a set of four on Amazon for $46.98.

    8. A set of six cable clips to keep your charger easily accessible, detangle your computer cords, and even (whoa) hold everybody's toothbrushes.,

    Promising review: "The clips are exactly what I was looking for. I used them at home to keep my phone charging cord from falling behind my headboard and completely out of reach, and at work to prevent my phone cord from falling into the tiny crack between my desk and my coworker's desk. They are perfect for what I needed, and took about five seconds to install. The adhesive seems like it's going to hold up for the foreseeable future. I would recommend these without hesitation." —Lisa Rainey

    Get them on Amazon for $8.98.

    9. A wire drawer and shelf combo for maximizing every square inch of space you have under your bathroom or kitchen cabinets., Amazon

    They're also stackable, if your cabinets are high enough! Some reviewers even use them as tabletop storage, or stack them up on their kitchen floor for potatoes and onions.

    Promising review: "This is the third under the sink organizer I've purchased in the past four months and the very BEST! First of all it is strong, there is no shifting once assembled (which was a breeze). Second, it is a beautiful metallic bronze. It holds heavy bottles of spray cleaners and the drawer is perfect for the smaller stuff. I love that it doesn't move at all, it's not flimsy like the others I've purchased. My 16-month-old pulled on the drawer the other day and it didn't even move, where others would have crumbled down and made a mess. I love that the top is flat so you can store so much more. If you're looking to organize under your sink or your counter this is it. You'll love it. Totally worth the money." —Sil nyc

    Get one on Amazon for $21.87.

    10. A slim kitchen organizer that stores basically whatever you need stored, and hangs over the door for renters or mounts to the door (or wall!) if you own your home.


    Reviewers use it for cooking spray and oils, sheet pans, condiments, cleaning supplies, and even medium-sized liquor bottles! BTW, as you should with all organizing products, always measure before you buy.

    Promising review: "When you have a small galley kitchen making every inch work is crucial. The over the door equipment holder offers several advantages: it uses space not normally used, keeps my cutting boards readily available, and keeps my countertops clear. I like the hanging design, however, it helps if you can attach the bottom part of the hanger so it is less likely to swing away from the door when you open it." —PDXGrae

    Get it on Amazon for $13.97.

    11. A full-length mirror so you can feel confident about your outfit every morning, then open it to reveal your entire jewelry collection and choose your pieces for the day.


    Storage mirrors FTW! You can also mount this to the wall, if you so choose.

    Promising review: "Beautiful, sturdy armoire. One thing that people should be aware of: It is not very deep. I primarily bought this armoire for all my bulky bead necklaces, but the doors would not close, so I had to rethink my plans. I have a ton of necklaces, bangles, earrings, etc., so I was able to get them all in here and I really like how visible everything is! I originally wanted to purchase an armoire with drawers, but then you still have to search all the drawers to find what you're looking for. With this, I just open the door and voila! The lights go on as soon as you open the door, which is handy. It is also very low profile and lockable and I must say that it holds a lot." —Eucharia Pieraccini

    Get one on Amazon for $129.99 (available in three colors).

    12. A pocketed shower curtain liner that can store all of your stuff (making it easy to wipe down the edges of your tub on cleaning day) while still keeping all the water inside your shower, where it belongs.

    Amazon, Elizabeth Lilly / BuzzFeed

    One of our editors uses this in her shower and loves it — read her review.

    Promising review: "I have four boys and a husband and one bathroom that only has a small shower. Every child and adult has their own body wash, shampoo, loofa thing, and adults have razors. That's six people using one small shower that literally has no space to store things. I was afraid this thing would rip with how much crap I was gonna store in it. Nope. It didn't. There is a pocket for everyone plus some. The plastic is like a thick heavy duty better than your average plastic shower curtain liner. The pockets hold up well to daily use and it folds pretty well with all the crap in it as well. Tiny home/large family people need this. People who have a never ending supply of shower things need this. And it all hides behind my decorative shower curtain. :)" —LavoneMoltron

    Get it on Amazon for $14.

    13. A simple rack — it's originally designed to stack plates but can also sort out lids, sheet pans and cutting boards, paper files, and even your wallet or clutch collection.


    Promising review: "This item has made my daily life much easier. I don't know why I didn't think to buy something like this 10 years ago. I use it to organize cookie sheets, cutting boards, and regular (about one-inch-deep) muffin tins. It is such a relief to no longer have to pick up four stacked pans to get to the one pan I need. I did not attach it to my cabinets. It's sitting on padded shelf liner and I've had no stability issues. Bonus: it doesn't really take much, if any, more space than the length of a cookie sheet." —Kat

    Get it on Amazon for $12.52+ (available in five finishes).

    14. A combination coat, backpack, and purse rack with key holder hooks, a mail storage slot, and bonus shelf — it essentially turns a 24"x12" piece of wall space into a miniature mudroom.


    Promising reviews: "While this is not solid hardwood, it is still well made. I believe it is pressed particle board with a veneer wrap. It is very heavy and sturdy and is exactly what we wanted for our wall just inside the garage door. A great place to set things, hang backpacks, put keys so you don't lose them. The espresso color is very close to our kitchen cabinets. Looks great!" —Darcie

    "Looks amazing and takes a beating. I use this more than I should but it has stood up to the test. I have a very heavy hoodie, one full purse, three empty rotation purses, two sweaters, mail, a camera, and two sets of keys on there and I couldn’t have asked for a better entryway wall piece. Of course it looks much more chic when it's not overwhelmed with my junk. It’s perfect." —Sierra K.

    Get it on Amazon for $49.50.

    15. A plastic removable-adhesive caddy that you can attach pretty much anywhere you need a little boost of extra storage, whether that's in your shower, under your kitchen/bathroom/laundry room sink, at your bathroom counter, or somewhere else entirely.

    Amazon Reviewers / BuzzFeed

    Promising review: "These shower caddies are amazing! I followed the directions: cleaned the part of the wall where they were going to be placed, stuck the Command Strip on, and let it set before installing the caddy. We have two installed in our tub-shower (a his and hers) and they easily hold several full sized bottles of shampoo, conditioner, body wash, etc. Make sure the caddies are properly installed on mounting clips (they slide on the clips) — when I didn't have it aligned properly the caddy looked like it was OK but fell off the clips when loaded up. It gives a very satisfying "click" when locked in properly. Overall, these things are perfect for our use and I highly recommend them." —SNayak

    Get it on Amazon for $7.16.

    Photos: M, Synesthë, Useful Gadget Guru, and Elisabeth.

    16. And of course, classic removable adhesive hooks to organize dozens of things, limited only by your ~imagination~.,

    Sunglasses storage from Do Measurably More — and browse 36 other ways to use Command Hooks.

    Get a pack of nine hooks and 12 strips on Amazon for $8.99.

    17. A narrow rolling cart that magically takes narrow wasted space (anywhere in your home) and turns it into incredibly useful storage.,

    Promising review: "It doesn't come with any hardware except the small casters. I love it. I built it in three minutes. Just pop the baskets in the sides, done.

    It's sturdy enough and rolls very easily. I ordered this to keep knitting essentials handy and for portable small things in the kitchen. I like that it has absolutely no sharp edges or little snags to catch the yarn! I think it's very well made and actually a bit larger than I need but I'm sure I'll fill it up." —yishay kadosh

    Get it on Amazon for $35.99.

    18. A set of three mini-drawers that'll instantly sort all the smallest things in your life into neat and orderly categories.

    Promising review: "I needed a storage solution in the bathroom for hair ties, Q-tips, etc. These small three-drawer units fit perfectly on the shelf and keep everything in easy reach. The drawers slide easily, and have stops at the back so they don't accidentally spill." —Julie C

    "These are great little organizers. They are quite small like I expected. Got them for my kids to store the super tiny Lego pieces so they don't have to dump the whole bin of lego blocks out to look for them." —misbebes4

    Get two three-drawer containers on Amazon for $17.49.

    19. A pack of Space Bags because they can achieve three different things at once: they make exponentially more room in your storage space, keep that storage space looking neat, and protect your belongings from dust (and bugs, though hopefully THAT won't be an issue).

    They work with basically any vacuum cleaner, which means this particular transformation only takes a few minutes from start to finish.

    Promising review: "I was desperate to get more closet room and decided to give this product a chance. What a success! The bags are made of thick, quality plastic. It is very easy to seal and to vacuum. Plus it stays sealed and I actually needed only some of the bags, as they are truly big. 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. For the supreme quality product you get, it is, in my view, very reasonably priced." —A.A.

    Get a box of five bags on Amazon for $24.99+ (available in five sizes).

    20. A simple shower curtain tension rod for neatening up everything under your kitchen sink or adding a second row of storage to a bathtub.,

    You could also hang the tension rod at grown-up height, and use baskets to store your soaps. Or put one up in your laundry room so you have a space to hang stuff to dry. The sky's the limit!

    From Nifty and The Inspired Home.

    Get a highly-rated tension rod on Amazon for $24.99 (available in four lengths and five finishes).

    21. This set of hanging shelves that'll make it easy to reach any folded clothes or accessories without sacrificing even an inch of space for clothes on hangers.


    Promising reviews: "I bought this to better organize my sweaters but needed to be able to hang items underneath. I have all four cubbies 1/2 to 3/4 full, plus dresses, skirts and pants hanging underneath with no issues. I was worried I had overloaded it and who knows how it will be holding up six months from now, but so far it’s great! Very happy with my purchase!" —Elizabeth C Kogler

    "Nice and sturdy. We use these for our boys’ closet, we’ve had them up for almost six months. We put jeans in the cubbies and they are holding up great. The rods for hanging are also holding up nicely." —Customer

    Get it on Amazon for $23.87.

    22. And stackable, shallow, clear drawer organizers to divvy up any drawer — kitchen, bathroom, or desk — so you can actually find what you need.

    Promising review: "Great product! I bought these to put in my night stand 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 things aren't 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 the set of six organizers on Amazon for $14.99.

    You to yourself, after you find even just one organizing solution:


    The reviews in this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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