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    24 Products That'll Help Declutter Your Space So You Actually Have Room To Walk Around

    If you go flailing into the air from a fallen shirt you didn't know was on the floor, this post's for you.

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    1. An add-on storage shelf you'll probably cry over from pure joy because you don't need any tools to install it. (Just expand it to the size you need and tighten the screws with your hand!) That empty space above your closet finally becomes useful, and your floor finally becomes clear of towels, shirts, and bags!

    Expandable shelf placed in closet

    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." β€”Misplaced Californian

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in seven sizes, four colors, and multi-packs).

    2. A super smart space-saving hanging T-shirt organizer so you no longer have to strategically maneuver around heaps of your freshly laundered tees that you never get around to putting away.

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

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

    Get it from The Roll Keeper on Amazon Handmade for $19.99 (available in three colors).

    3. A rolling utility cart to add a sleek touch to your decor and also more space anywhere you need in your home. Use it in the dining room as a bar cart or in the bedroom so your books and skincare aren't cluttered everywhere.,

    I have one in blue and I think it was one of my smartest purchases this pandemic. It fills all my skincare and haircare products. It's so convenient; I can just grab anything I need and see it at a glance, and it looks super pretty in my room β€” not clunky at all.

    Promising review: "I am beside myself with glee over this cart! I assembled it in less than 10 minutes with no help. I am intensely impressed with the design of how easy it is to put this cart together. I really wish the engineers around the world who create various pieces of furniture to be purchased online would take a hard look at the amazingly simple construction of this product. What ingenuity! The baskets are solid metal. Now I plan to go back and buy three more. One to put in the closet to hold shoes, one for the kitchen to hold towels and recipes, and one to put in the bathroom for toilet paper, tissues and paper towels. I can't say enough good things about this cart...but I tried!" β€”Shanara Schmidt

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in five colors).

    4. A shoe cabinet so you're not tripping over your 20 pairs of shoes all heaped up in piles. I know you're guilty.

    plastic cabinet with six cubbies, each cubby holds 1-2 pairs

    Promising review: "I got this to get my shoes out of sight for company and also so our puppy could not just pull the shoes off the rack and chew them. Was easy to assemble, fits lots of shoes in it, and looks good." β€”Kish Chick

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99.

    5. A collapsible floral file holder because henceforth, thou shall have no excuse to keep thy bills, mail, notebooks, and other documents in a place such that thou falters and flounders only to hit thine head.

    Floral file folder on desk
    Bloom Planners / Etsy

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

    Promising review: "This is perfect for the desk and assembly is incredibly easy. Just flip the inside base over and you get a sturdy folder holder." β€”Kindle Customer

    Get it from Bloom Planners on Amazon Handmade for $12.95.

    6. A pack of vacuum bags for shrinking even your bulkiest clothes down so you can slip them under your bed to reduce clutter. If your clothes never fit in your already overstuffed small closet and you've been looking for more space-efficient ways to store your seasonal clothing, this is it!

    Maitland Quitmeyer / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed editor Maitland Quitmeyer swears by these:

    "WHY didn't I buy these vacuum storage bags sooner?? I've only put them into several posts, and scrolled through the before + after review photos a million times, thinking 'man that would really help with my closet.' But it wasn't until I gazed in horror at the volume of sweaters I need to somehow store in my overflowing closet that I FINALLY hit 'add to cart.' Just one large bag was plenty to store nine or 10 *very* large winter sweaters β€” all collapsed down to a fraction of their size. And it was surprisingly effortless, too! I just used the included hand pump, and it took maybe three minutes max to pump out the air and shrink the bag before replacing the cap β€” easy peasy! And no danger of re-inflation. My closet game is forever changed!!! All I can say is thank you Maitland, for actually taking your own advice for once."

    Get them from Amazon for $22.09+ (available in four sizes and a variety pack).

    7. OR a pack of hanging vacuum bags to save your room from being the overcrowded mess of clothes I know it is right now. Spring cleaning, commence!

    Promising review: "Bought these storage bags two weeks ago to pack my winter clothes for summer, and they did the job perfectly. They are large and sturdy. I like its five-hook design. I can store five women's jackets or four big men's jackets in ONE bag. The long bags also fit my dresses. The biggest reason I bought these bags is that I do not need to fold my seasonal clothes; just hang, zip, vacuum, done! Super convenient. Extremely happy with this space bags. I will definitely order more!" β€”Jia Yan

    Get a set of four from Amazon for $29.79+ (available in three colors).

    8. An aesthetic canvas wall organizer with 16 compartments β€” it'll keep all the knicks and knacks you have that need a proper home (which is not your bedroom carpet).

    a canvas wall organizer mounted on a wall with cleaning and crafting supplies in each pocket
    Tiger Hoo/Etsy

    Tiger Hoo is a small biz based in China that handcrafts storage options for you and your home.

    Promising review: "The wall organizer is exactly what I was looking for to organize my odds and ends in the bathroom. It's sturdy and aesthetically pleasing." β€”Ruby

    Get it from Tiger Hoo on Etsy for $46.99.

    9. An oh-so-stylish large woven storage basket because it'll clear the mess on your floor and look aesthetically pleasing due to its cotton rope design.


    Follow the directions and keep the basket full for two days after receiving so it stays fluffed up and maintains its shape after shipping.

    Promising review: "I was very pleased with this purchase. It's made well and quite sturdy. I have two pillows, a blanket, and small quilt inside. It's currently in my living room, holding those items for cold weather; once spring and summer return, I'll use it in my guest room. I'm happy to know that it's machine-washable, although I've had no need to clean it. It's a fine addition to my home!" β€”pksommer

    Get it from Amazon for $32.99.

    10. A set of hanging fairy string photo lights and clips to hold your Polaroids, photos, tickets and other keepsakes. This is a great way to actually do something with your tokens rather than have them strewn all over your desk or floor. Storage *and* Tumblr aesthetic wall decor in one? A pretty sweet deal if you ask me.


    Promising review: "These lights are so pretty and just overall good quality. I bought these for my dorm and they’re such a good price. I hung them up with small Command hooks and they hold up well." β€”Kelsey

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99+ (available in 11 styles)

    11. An acrylic plant hanger for a lovely way to display your pretty plants instead of having them use up precious space in your room.

    The three-tiered shelf holding nine plants
    Indoor Window Gardens / Etsy

    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!!" β€”Jamie

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

    12. A collapsible fabric storage cube you can throw anything and everything in to clear your floor for walking like you're supposed to., Amazon

    Promising review: "These bins are perfect for my baby boy's room! We are using the cubby storage for all of his clothes, blankets, toys, and diapers. I love how it's keeping everything organized. It's great quality and should fit any 11x11 square. Would highly recommend!" β€”Erin P.

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

    13. A storage box for all those pesky cables, cords, and loose wires you're always tripping over. This doubles as a charging station for your devices too (and of course, looks nice in your room)!

    Promising review: "I'm so happy with this organizer box. I can't stand a heap of tangled cords going every which way. I've got two AC adapter boxes in there. Also in the box is a small power supply, the cord for the iMac I use, and a long USB cord plugged into my charging station. It's awesome." β€”Ben W

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99+ (available in five colors).

    14. This foldable wooden clothing rack that'll function as an extended wardrobe so when the rest of your clothes don't fit in your closet, you don't have to keep them strewn all over your chair and floor. It has a bottom shelf for extra storage and will look super chic!,

    The rack is made to take up minimal space and its open design makes it feel breezy rather than cramped. You can also use this as a plant stand.

    Promising review: "I moved into a new space, going from having a walk-in closet AND a standard closet to hold all of my many clothes and shoes, down to a tiny standard closet. I tried to get rid of the majority of my clothes but still had too many items to fit in the tiny closet. Enter this clothing rack. If I was going to have an actual rack hanging out in my room, I wanted it to look nice. This rack fits all my dresses (like 36–40) and has space in cubbies at the bottom where I can easily fit my purses and belts. I figure if I ever downsize or move, I can turn this into a nifty little plant holder and nobody will know the diff! Beware that the assembly was annoying. Other than that, it's a great rack." β€”JessicaG

    Get it from Amazon for $42.99.

    15. A futuristic bamboo floating bedside table to easily attach to your bed frame and keep your essentials nearby. You'll save a ton of space from not needing a traditional nightstand either. "You must be living in the year 3000!" β€”your fam.

    BedShelfie / Etsy

    BedShelfie is a small biz focusing on space-saving minimalist nightstands.

    Get it from Amazon for $29.99 or from BedShelfie on Etsy for $35.99.

    16. A large rattique crate because it'll look elegant while keeping all your knickknacks, clothes, and books off the floor.

    Promising review: "I got these to put on my new open shelf for the living room. I am using one to hide/store kid games and the other for electronic stuff! They seems pretty durable and fit perfect on the shelf! My kids have been taking the baskets on and off for a week now and it has been holding up great! I will be ordering two more for the bottom too!" β€”Devin

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in nine colors).

    17. A supplies organizer because yes, I know your pens, pencils, notepads, paper clips, and and stationery are also all over your table and/or floor. It's time to clean those up too!

    BuzzFeed Editor Samantha Wieder's organizer in black holding things like rubber bands, pencils, pens, scissors, and lens wipes
    Samantha Wieder / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed writer Samantha Wieder loves this for getting the job done! Here's what she has to say:

    "Given that pretty much all of the work I do is done on a computer, I don't have a ton of office supplies on my WFH desk, but I had enough that this little desk organizer really came in handy for neatly storing the things I do have β€” pens, pencils, push pins, rubber bands, paperclips, scissors, and lens wipes for my glasses. This is great if you're someone like me who doesn't need a whole storage set, but a little something would do the trick of just keeping things ~more orderly.~ It's so nice not having to add extra clutter to my desk drawers by storing those things in there, or having to dig through them when I need something. It's not anything fancy or cute, but it gets the job done well, and that's all that matters."

    Get it from Amazon for $10.47+ (also available in gray).

    18. A flip-down hanger so you can store and show off your coats, scarves, umbrellas, and hats in a super contemporary way instead of stumbling over them!

    The hanger, made with abstract blocks for hanging

    Promising review: "These hooks are functional and fun. There are five hooks for hanging your items. It's plastic, not wood β€” the description states this. It's easy to install and came with a paper ruler to use as a guide when installing. I have rain coats, umbrellas, sweaters, and dog leashes hanging on it and it's holding well." β€”M String

    Get it from Amazon for $25+ (available in seven colors).

    19. A double-duty coffee table with lots of secrets β€” including that it has a ton of storage and a top that lifts up to become a makeshift desk or table! Extra space to not only clear out the clutter in your room but also to work and eat? Yes please.

    the coffee table with the top lifted to show the storage inside

    Promising review: "Great coffee table for the price. Assembly was relatively easy and the only part that requires a second person is the very end when attaching the top of the table to the base. When doing this, I highly recommend using a drill to screw these screws in to save time and effort. The rest of the table can be assembled with screwdrivers. The raising feature is also more useful than I thought. It’s great if you want to eat a meal on the couch or if you are working from home and want your laptop raised up to a better height. Even when raised, the surface is quite sturdy. If you are looking for a great looking coffee table for an awesome price, this is the table for you." β€”Evan

    Get it from Amazon for $139.99+ (available in two sizes and three colors).

    20. Or this tufted ottoman with storage so not only does your room look chic, but you can also stash extra blankets, clothes, and whatever you need without anyone being the wiser.


    Promising review: "This storage unit is very stylish as well as being a great place to put blankets, sheets, and extra towels in our guest room. It arrived in perfect condition, was simple to assemble, and the teal green color looks great in the great and white room. We certainly recommend this storage unit." β€”purchasingdiva

    Get it from Amazon for $159.99.

    21. This set of wooden floating shelves that'll add a clean and elegant touch to any room while still giving you the storage space you need.


    Promising review: "I needed some shelves for my coffee bar and loved the color of these and the price was so affordable! I saw some exact ones for double the price. These shelves are very sturdy and and very easy to assemble. Definitely would recommend!" β€”Johanna H.

    Get a set of three shelves from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in five colors).

    22. A metal wall grid panel for a super creative and functional way to display photo cards, pictures, and any keepsakes that are just too pretty to gather dust on your floor. Make a Polaroid bulletin or travel board β€” it's an adorable way to show off your decor + storage skills and your memories!


    Promising review: "This grid was exactly what I was looking for. I had seen similar products in stores, but they were usually more expensive than this. It's perfect for pinning up some postcards I wanted to display!" β€”Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $18.99 (available in two colors).

    23. A set of under-the-bed storage dividers so you can actually sweep everything under your bed (just in an organized way) and then forget about it.

    the divider holding folded clothes

    Promising review: "They are of such good sturdy quality that I am ordering another set to organize my shoes and scarves. They are also more attractive than the plastic ones. I like being able to align the sections to accommodate for my usage." β€”Joann

    Get two from Amazon for $35.99.

    24. A makeup organizer to finally have a home for all your makeup and brushes that are usually just cluttered on your dressing table. No need to go flailing after stepping on that lipstick tube you thought you'd lost five days ago.

    BuzzFeed Editor AnaMaria Glavan's makeup organizer on a bathroom countertop neatly holding various makeup products
    AnaMaria Glavan / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed editor AnaMaria Glavan uses this and raves about it! Here's what she has to say:

    "This nifty little organizer looks beautiful, can fit ALL of my everyday makeup, and (drumroll please) it keeps clutter at bay in my bathroom β€” which is extremely tiny. I can fit so πŸ‘ damn πŸ‘ much πŸ‘ inside of this four-drawered thing. Here are all the products that I currently have in there: 32 lipsticks, six blushes and bronzers, two large highlighter sticks, one foundation bottle, three concealers, two contouring sticks, two rollerball perfumes, two primers, and the bottom drawer contains so many lip pencils, eyeliners, and eyeshadow sticks that I didn't even bother counting. But the real winner winner chicken dinner here? I have easy access to all the makeup I use every single day and can see all of it at once. I don't have to dig around the bottomless pit that is one of my many, many makeup bags anymore β€” I just have to open and close a drawer."

    And if you need more convincing, check out our review of the wonderful Ikee Design makeup organizer!

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

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