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    26 Storage Options That Aren't Completely Hideous

    Note to self: You don't have to sacrifice aesthetic for practicality

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    1. A Murphy desk for anyone with a huge amount of work to do and a teeny tiny amount of space to do it in. When you're done toiling, simply close the desk into a cute hanging blackboard.


    Promising review: "Amazing!!! It look just like the pictures. And it was very easy to assemble. It was a gift for my daughter. And she loves how much space she has once she puts it away." β€”Claudia

    Get it from Wayfair for $192.99 (available in two colors).

    2. A coiled rope basket so cute your blankets are going to be fighting for a coveted space in it. Calm down guys, there's room for everyone!


    Promising review: "Really well-made storage basket. Structured enough to keep shape even with heavier items. Bought three for a cabinet storage, holding up really well. Perfect balance between form and function. Highly recommend." β€”iamtrace

    Get it from Target for $16.99.

    3. A wall-mounted grocery bag dispenser to give your typical plastic tornado an orderly system and turns "Ugh, messy," into "Ooo, shiny."


    Promising review: "This is a necessity for every home! Comes with two screws, easy to hang, and fits plenty of plastic bags!" β€”Abigail

    Get it from Wayfair for $21.89.

    4. A magnetic kitchen organization rack so you can clear off your counters and give your MVP spices, tools, and towels a place of honor. Surprise! Your fridge has been a storage solution this whole time.


    Get it from West Elm for $50.

    5. A collapsible laundry hamper with two compartments, so you can *actually* start separating your light and dark garments like you've been meaning to for years.


    Promising review: "This hamper is a beautiful color and a genius design, it's collapsible! So happy with my purchase, dark and lights are now separated for easy laundry days." β€”Sari W.

    Get it from Overstock for $49.99.

    6. A leaning ladder that's a definite ~step up~ from whatever shelf you're hanging onto from your first apartment.


    Promising review: "Great bookcase for the price. Looks good, is sturdy enough, and was easy to assemble with a power drill." β€”Colleen

    Get it from Wayfair for $92.99.

    7. An end table with storage drawers to finally get all of your odds and ends off of the coffee table. Now you can tuck your precious books and blankets into their little beds and let them rest.


    Promising review: "Exactly as expected. Nice quality β€” drawers are easy to pull out and push back in. Nice little table." β€”Anonymous

    Get it from Wayfair for $108.99 (originally $267.99)

    8. A set of three collapsable bins for any of your belongings that just don't have a home yet. When you're done using them β€” *BAM* β€” they collapse, basically storing themselves. So meta.


    Promising review: "Economical and attractive! Perfect for a cube shelf unit." β€”GM

    Get it from Target for $5 (available in 18 colors).

    9. A queen-sized bed outfitted with a hydraulic system that easily lifts up to reveal an oasis of hidden storage space. Perfect for off-season clothes, linens, and ~valuables~, it has enough storage area to basically be considered a second closet.


    Promising review: "I was looking for ways to add additional storage to our home and this was perfect. We placed our extra blankets, pillows and sheets in it. We also fit our additional two leafs to our kitchen table in it." β€”Lois H.

    Get it from Overstock for $643.49 (available in two colors).

    10. A modular makeup organizer, because your cosmetics β€” your babies! β€” should be the crown jewel of your bathroom counter. Just stand there and admire the goods for hours. It'll never get old.

    Container Store

    These are separate pieces but are sold as a set! They come with two medium acrylic drawers, two small short acrylic drawers, and one brush organizer but you can customize it if you wish.

    Promising review: "Finally able to combine and organize all of my products into one stackable unit. Best purchase in a very long time. Lined the drawers with cork to keep products from scratching and sliding. Cost is approachable for what you get and need." β€”Terweety

    Get it from The Container Store for $59.95 (originally $74.95).

    11. A handmade wooden record holder that's a huge upgrade from the cardboard box you've been lugging your vinyl around in all these years.


    Get it from weselldream on Etsy for $59.58.

    12. An entryway storage station with a bench, hooks, and β€” most adorably β€” individual shoe cubbies to keep your threshold nice and tidy.

    The Home Depot

    Promising review: "This went together easily and is reasonably sturdy. It looks very nice in our entryway. We really like the cubbies for shoes and such β€” much better than a drawer or shelf. We think it will last us for a number of years. It certainly phelps resolve the issue of having no hall closet in our house." β€”Boomer485

    Get it from The Home Depot for $159.64 (available in four finishes).

    13. A set of floating shelves that turns books (the most beautiful things of all!) into storage units in and of themselves.


    Promising review: "So easy to set up and use. It adds a unique look to a room. It is a nice way to highlight books without having a whole bookshelf in a room. The more floor space the better for my boy to run around!" β€”Marisa78254

    Get a set of three from The Container Store for $27.99 (originally $34.99).

    14. A changing table runner and organizer so you always know exactly where your baby essentials are. You've done the "manage a crying baby with one arm and rifle around for wipes with the other" thing before, and there's definitely a better way.

    Pottery Barn Kids

    The runner has three pockets on each side and can be personalized.

    Get it from Pottery Barn Kids for $29 (originally $39, available in two colors).

    15. A geometric wine rack for a modern twist on storing all of your vintage bottles.


    Get it from HaaseHandcraft on Etsy for $55.20+ (available in six wood varieties and with or without glass holders).

    16. A coat tree with shelves to give you more unique storage opportunities than a traditional coat rack. Outerwear, hats, books, baskets, and other eccentricities can all can hang out here!


    Promising review: "This coat rack is fantastic. It is very sturdy, solid wood, and it fits the space beautifully. Easy to assemble!" β€”Jennifer

    Get it from Wayfair for $113.99 (available in four colors).

    17. A sturdy, stylish wooden chest that automatically makes anything you put inside it Certified Treasure.


    Get it from Wayfair for $109.99 (available in three finishes).

    18. A modern umbrella holder so you don't put a ~damper~ on all the time you spent on your interior design.


    Promising review: "Slightly pricey but does the job! I like this umbrella stand. It is sturdy and well made. It holds multiple umbrellas very easily. I like the square design, as it occupies less space. It is a nice convenient piece!" β€”Prashansa

    Get it from Wayfair for $42.99 (available in two colors).

    19. A ceramic jewelry dish to give your dresser top some much-needed organization and a simple, pretty touch.


    Get it from Anthropologie for $16+ (available in two styles).

    20. An over-the-toilet bathroom cabinet so you can keep cleaning supplies, spare toilet paper, tampons, bath products β€” ya know, bathroom stuff β€” away from the chaos of under the sink.


    Promising review: "Love this shelf!!! It looks beautiful in my bathroom and helped me clear off my counter." β€”M Smith

    Get it from Target for $149.99 (available in two colors).

    21. A tufted ottoman for hiding clutter, creating more storage space, and giving your bedroom a nice grown-up touch.


    Promising review: "I originally bought the leather ottoman from this line for my living room and loved it so much, I ended up purchasing the cream-colored one to go with a chair in my bedroom. Shipping was quick and easy and the item came in perfect condition. These ottomans look so good in my house and I love the extra storage they provide! I am very happy with both of mine and no assembly required!" β€”ElectricRedRose

    Get it from Target for $99.99 (available in three colors).

    22. A hanging cocktail bar so even the smallest studios can have a full bar without it taking up 100% of the kitchen.

    Uncommon Goods

    Promising review: "We have a small studio apartment, and this was the perfect solution for a bar area that we always wanted despite not having the space. Everyone that comes over always comments on how cool and different it is β€” definitely a conversation piece. Well-made and looks impressive." β€”Cara

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $118.

    23. A spice drawer organizer to keep those zesty boys in line. Never again will you have to rummage through your cabinet blindly for cumin!

    The Container Store

    The dividers come as a 10-foot roll that can be trimmed to fit your drawers.

    Get it from The Container Store for $11.99 (originally $14.99).

    24. An adorable elephant laundry hamper that might actually get your child to straighten up their room. Who wouldn't want to spend as much time as possible with this little guy?

    The Container Store

    Get it from The Container Store for $19.99 (originally $24.99).

    25. A blush desk organization kit to add a cheeriness to your desk that a basic wire organizer could only dream of.

    The Container Store

    The kit comes with two stackable letter trays, a medium tray, a small silicone tray, and a pencil cup but can be customized.

    Get it from the Container Store for $46.35 (originally $57.95).

    26. A handsome closet system, because we're not all blessed with a spacious closet. This will allow you to finally give your clothes a space of their own and show off some of your cutest pieces.


    Promising review: "Love this organizer. Very easy to put together by following the video. It is pretty sturdy too. Very happy with it. Also, I live in a very old house with out an even floor and the adjustable feet were wonderful to make it sturdy." β€”Alison

    Get it from Wayfair for $130.99 (originally $328.99).

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