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    31 Ways To Organize Every Cabinet And Closet In Your House

    Because "for every minute spent organizing, an hour is earned.”

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    1. Use an expandable shelf to double or triple the vertical space in your cabinets. I started using these in my own kitchen years ago, and I honestly can't imagine not using them ever again. They stack on top of each other, so if you have the height you can put one on top of the other to turn one empty cabinet into a cabinet with three shelves.

    2. Give your closet a more cohesive look and free up some space with 30 nonslip velvet hangers. These are less bulky than traditional hangers, so you'll be able to hang more garments. And since they're velvet, slippery clothes like silks or spaghetti straps won't fall off.

    3. Try a can dispensing rack if you're the type of person who's still working their way through their bulk pandemic purchase of canned foods. Listen, I get it. I'm still figuring out new ways to use the trillions of canned tomatoes I bought back in early 2020. Make sure no can goes unnoticed with a rack like this.

    Cans placed in dispenser rack inside cabinet

    4. To make your pantry look like something out of a magazine, use this 10-piece set of food storage containers. I personally have this set and absolutely love it. It makes my pantry look so uniform, and I especially love that the lids are airtight with the push of a button. They're dishwasher safe, too!

    10-piece set of clear storage containers

    5. And to take beautifying your pantry a step further, try a set of gorgeous pantry labels so that all your stored food things are consistent and pretty. The sets come pre-labeled with the most common pantry items, but if you have more niche stuff to store, you can pay a tiny bit extra and have yours customized.

    Set of labels placed on clear containers

    6. Use a set of tiered shelves to give equal attention to everything in your pantry, from spices to oils and vinegars. Each stand has three shelves and is 2.75" deep, perfect for organizing spices, soup or vegetable cans, sauces, and more.

    Reviewer's cabinet before and after various bottles and spices placed on three-tiered stand

    7. Or if you want even easier access to your pantry items, use a two-tiered turntable so that everything's within a single spin's reach.

    8. You can also create a special drawer for spices with a spice rack drawer organizer in a 10-foot roll that you cut to size to free up even more cabinet space. The roll provides enough length to organize 30-plus full-size spice bottles.

    9. However, if you have a kitchen so tiny that you have neither the cabinet, countertop, or drawer space for spices, try these magnetic shelves that will attach right to your fridge. Each one is deep enough to hold two rows of spice bottles.

    Reviewer's magnetic shelf is shown attached to a fridge

    10. To maximize the shelving in your closet, use these sleek transparent dividers to separate clothes into categories. Sweaters, pants, T-shirts, and more will finally have a place inside your closet that doesn't require being hung up.

    Reviewer's translucent dividers are shown in a closet

    11. Efficiently dry damp clothes right in your closet with a three-tiered drying surface. It can hold up to 10 pounds, which will come in handy during sweater weather.

    12. Use an under-cabinet wineglass holder to show off all that stemware you have invested in, while also freeing up precious cabinet space.

    Metal wire frame holding upside wine glasses

    13. If you have a deep and narrow cabinet where foodstuff goes to die, consider a sliding shelf that will make sure you can easily access everything on it, even the stuff shoved all the way to the back.

    14. Avoid underutilizing your closet's vertical space with a double closet rod. All those blouses, jackets, and shirts are taking up way too much valuable real estate, so literally double your space with this nifty tool.

    A closet is shown with the double hanging rod

    15. If you buy rice in bulk, consider this rice storage bin with a spout, complete with a one cup measuring cup that acts as a lid for the spout. No more flimsy bags of rice spilling all over the place.

    16. For those who collect watches, make sure your beautiful timepieces have a home of their own with this wooden watch organizer. You can even personalize it with custom engraving (though it costs a little extra). Each organizer is made by hand in the UK using local suppliers to reduce the company's carbon footprint.

    two watches on the watch organizer with empty spots left for two more

    17. If your cooking pans currently resemble the Leaning Tower of Pisa, consider a storage system that stacks your pans and lids in a way that makes each one accessible without moving the others. No more opening your cabinet's door only to see that the pan you need is on the bottom of the pile (why does that always happen???).

    Pans stacked in organization system

    18. Make sure your shoes stay organized with an over-the-door shoe organizer that can hold up to 24 pairs of shoes. Hang it on the outside of your closet door if you like to wear different shoes all the time, or inside your closet door if you have a bunch of shoes you don't wear regularly.

    Reviewer uses the organizer to stash their kitten heels and slip-on sneakers

    Folks use the over-the-door shoe organizer to sort and store all sorts of stuff, from seed packets and garage tools to bathroom essentials and kitchen pantry items.

    19. Or if you're a person who wears large shoes, use this 24-pocket hanging shoe organizer made specifically for shoes up to a men's size 16.

    20. Use a honeycomb divider if your drawer is a sea of mismatched socks. This tiny but mighty divider will create 18 pockets, though reviewers say bigger drawers can accommodate two sets — so 36 pockets.

    21. If you want to jump on the chic translucent organizers trend, look no further than these stackable clear drawers. Reviewers say that thanks to how thick the lucite is, they never yellow or get foggy with age.

    Reviewer's clear drawers under the sink hold sponges and rags

    22. Use an over-the-cabinet storage shelf to easily store your cutting boards, baking sheets, and food wrap boxes. Think of the amount of cabinet and drawer space you'll free up!

    23. And if you're loving this whole over-the-door idea, try this over-the-door eight-tier shelving unit that was originally designed for pantries but reviewers say is perfect for holding infant and toddler accessories, too.

    Reviewer's over the door storage holds baby clothing and supplies

    24. Are camis, tanks, and bras are spilling out of your closet? Try using a tank top and sports bra hanger that can hold up to eight garments —all on one hanger! It even has hooks at the ends, which are perfect for belts and scarves.

    Reviewer shows the tank top holder

    25. If your kitchen cabinets are overflowing with stuff, consider a slide-out storage tower that fits into that empty space between your fridge and counter or wall. It has three shelves that can store everything from can foods to condiments to spices.

    26. Store your collection of reusable water bottles on a shelving unit designed specifically for them. You can adjust the height of the shelves so it can store all sorts of sizes, from tiny baby bottles to travel mugs with handles and larger sport bottles.

    Model placing water bottle on storage rack in cabinet

    27. If you're a person who has extra towels taking up way too much cabinet space, try a mounted towel rack that connects to the wall. Each rack can hold up to eight towels, which will free up a lot of space in your cabinets.

    28. Use a K-Cup organizer to give your precious caffeine capsules their very own spot right under the cabinet they were previously taking up space in. Each holder will easily hold eight K-cups.

    29. Use a set of TikTok-famous adjustable mug organizers that allow you to safely stack one mug on top of the other. You'll end up using way more vertical space to store your mugs, which means way more horizontal space to use as you see fit.

    The round adjustable flat organizers in blue, orange, and black, plus a before and after pic of the mugs unorganized and organized

    Psst — if you want to see them in action, check out this viral TikTok of the mug organizers that's clocked millions of views. 

    Promising review: "I love these cup organizers. I have a small cabinet above where my coffeepot is and these have made it a pleasure to open that cabinet. All cups are organized and easy to get to. They stay right where they should be. No more stacking them inside one another and them falling over when I opened the cabinet. I also use these for some bowls in my dish set. Works great. I just ordered a couple more and I am going to use them for my china cabinet. I wondered when I first bought them because the price was a little high. Worth every penny and more. I can not say enough good about these." —ChefGirl

    Get a set of six (to organize 12 mugs) from Amazon for $24.99 (available in three colors). 

    30. When it comes to storing brooms and cleaning supplies, try a wall-mounted broom organizer to keep everything you need within within arm's reach. It has five spots for long-handled tools and six hooks for hanging bottles.

    31. And when it comes to storing packs of seasoning or snacks, consider a set of attractive clear bins instead of propping each packet up against a wall and hoping for the best.

    Reviewer's clear bins are shown holding spice and seasoning kits

    Me showing up to your place after you organize all your cabinets and closets: