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22 Clever Ways To Actually Organize Your Tiny Apartment

Phenomenal organizing powers. Itty bitty living space.

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1. Make the most of every inch of space by using over-the-door organizers for everything from shoes to cleaning supplies.

2. Put the inside of your cabinet doors to work, too, storing pot lids or hiding your trash can.


9. Or if your fridge isn't up against the wall, turn the free side into storage.,

This organizer rack is $27.99 here, and the paper towel holder on the right — which is magnetic — is $17.99 here.

11. Squeeze more counter space and storage into your kitchen with a chef's cart.

Depending on your kitchen, it might work best as an island or along a wall. Carts with drawers like this one ($65.79) work well if you don't have much pantry space, or ones with shelves like this one ($59.99) are great for storing pots and pans.


12. Double up your space wherever you store cups.

Usually, you can fit two rows of cups in the space of a single shelf. You can make it happen with a wire shelf, hooks, or both. (Okay, this is an incredibly classic tip, but it's for good reason!)

See more of this cabinet setup here. Get a similar shelf for $3.99 here, and hooks for $1.18 for a pack of four here.

14. Fold your shirts and store them vertically in your drawers.

You'll be able to fit more shirts in the space, and you'll always be able to find what you're looking for. Learn more about this folding technique here.


19. Triple your closet space by hanging multiple shirts on a length of chain.

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This works best for shirts, skirts, or slacks; you don't want your dresses to brush the ground. Get the tutorial here.


22. Or if you're planning to buy a new bed, consider one that features easy storage underneath.

It's definitely not an impulse buy! But could make all the difference in a small space. You can get this one for $499 here, or read more about good storage beds here.