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    You *Shouldn’t* Buy These 35 Home Organization Products If You Love Living In Clutter

    If you need everything to have its own place, this post is for you.

    We hope you love the products we recommend! All of them were independently selected by our editors. Just so you know, BuzzFeed may collect a share of sales or other compensation from the links on this page if you decide to shop from them. Oh, and FYI — prices are accurate and items in stock as of time of publication.

    1. A cutlery organizer with stacked compartments for each set of utensils. Now you can easily reach for and grab a butter knife instead of having to search through a cluttered drawer.

    Promising review: "I have a tiny kitchen with only three drawers, so space is at a premium. My silverware organizer took up almost all of one drawer, so this organizer is a godsend. You can fit quite a few spoons, etc. in each slot. My beater attachments fit perfectly into the top two hollows. I will say I have to flip my forks over face down in order to be able to shut and open my drawer, but then the drawer itself is kind of shallow. You NEED this if you have a small kitchen with few drawers!" —mialro

    Get it from Amazon for $11.56.

    2. A floating mop and broom rack so the cleaning equipment piled together in the only empty corner you have available isn't creating a fire hazard. Install using screws or an adhesive sealant, and lift your brooms (and spirit) off the floor!

    a hand reaches for a mop hanging from a mounted dr dirt mop and broom holder

    Promising review: "This is very useful for my house. If you want to keep your supply closet organized, this is a good buy. I used to just have hooks to hang my Swiffers and other cleaning supplies. This product just made the whole appearance of my supply closet look neater. Good product for its price." —serena chung

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    3. A set of hoodie hangers if your entire collection has been taking up too much closet space, bruh. These convenient hangers were designed to make storing your hoodies less of a headache.

    hoodies hanging from hoodie hangers
    Venalli / Etsy

    If you're in need of hoodie hangers or purse holders, then small biz Venalli out in Kansas is the shop for you!

    Promising review: "I'm obsessed with these hoodie hangers!! I have a really small closet, but I find these hangers are a great way to save space! They also make it super easy to throw your hoodie up in a rush or grab it on the go. I will definitely be buying more." —Sara

    Get a five-pack from Venalli on Etsy for $22.45 (available in five colors).

    4. A pack of trendy, nonslip velvet hangers that take up less space in your closet, which means you can hang more in there. And they have swivel hooks, so you'll spend less time fighting your clothes and more time buying new ones.

    Promising review: "These hangers are beautiful and functional. I just love them! They hold my clothes on the hanger to an extent I didn't think was possible. I can hang some of my sweaters and they don't get pulled out of shape because the velvet grips the fabric and the garment's weight is more gently distributed. I can't explain what a difference these made in my closet. Everything from tank tops to skirts to sweaters hangs beautifully on these. I use them exclusively, I threw out all my old plastic hangers. The rose gold color of the hooks is beautiful and gleams gently, adding some eye-catching sophistication to my closet. I like for my room to be pretty and photogenic, and these fit right in. I highly recommend them." —Campfire30

    Get 50 hangers from Amazon for $29.99+ (available in two colors).

    5. A 15-piece set of airtight food containers because you've got six open boxes of rotini taking up way too much space in your pantry. Trust me, there's an easier (and more streamlined) way.

    Promising review: "I ordered this set to continue on the road to an organized pantry. There are enough containers and enough variety of sizes to make me happy. I have stored pastas and noodles, dried beans, rice, sugar, instant mashed potatoes, crackers, etc. When I open a box of something, I put whatever is unused into one of the containers and feel very secure that the contents will be fresh and protected from any possible insect problems." —R M

    Get it from Amazon for $30.99+ (available in three colors).

    6. A set of sturdy acrylic shelf dividers to help you make the most of your closet space. Easily organize your clothes, bags, and shoes so all the work you did cleaning your closet doesn't go to waste.

    reviewer image of several acrylic shelf dividers organizing purses and clutches across two shelves
    reviewer image of two acrylic shelf dividers keeping two stacks of folded pants and jeans organized

    Promising review: "These dividers are made of sturdy acrylic and stand up straight on my closet shelves. Even with my handbags leaning against them, they do not bend over or lean. They are so easy to install a child could do it. Just follow the VERY simple instructions. If you wish to organize sweaters, purses, shirts, shoes, etc. these dividers will definitely do the the job!" —Bruce Spiess

    Get a pack of four from Amazon for $28.99 (also available in packs of two).

    7. A few under-the-bed containers for storing clothes, blankets, towels, and whatever else is eating up all the space in your home. Simply pack it away in this sturdy and durable container and slide it under your bed or couch for easy access later.

    Promising review: "I LOVE these drawers. I went through two other options of the flimsy drawers that just collapse when you have items in them and everything spills out. These have a sturdy bottom and sturdy sides and keep all contents inside under the bed and nothing falls over or spills out when sliding." —Brooke PIgott

    Get a two-pack from Amazon for $29.99 (available in three colors).

    8. A tea bag organizer with six roomy drawers so your mint, English breakfast, and lavender teas aren't sprawled across your kitchen counters or ballooning in your cabinets.

    reviewer image of a cluttered kitchen cabinet
    reviewer of the same kitchen cabinet with the tea bag organizer

    Promising review: "Perfect tea organizer. I wanted to get my tea bags out of the boxes and not have to sift through the cabinets every time I made tea. This is perfect. Takes up minimal space on my counter and holds plenty of tea bags." —Deanna Sambucci

    Get it from Amazon for $11.89+ (available in three colors).

    9. A lil' Keurig coffee pod organizer if half-empty boxes of pods are holding your pantry hostage.

    Promising review: “I bought two of these to store my various K-Cups in. Each drawer is long enough to hold 18 pods. I used each organizer to hold a particular flavor then cut the label of the box and placed it at the end, so I can easily identify what I want.” —Charlie Johnson 

    Get it from Amazon for $28.97.

    10. A two-tier under-the-sink organizer with a minimalist style that'll keep your cleaning supplies organized and out of sight.

    Promising review: “I love this product! I bought two for our new bathroom vanity, one for my side and one for my husband’s side. Oh my goodness do they hold tons of items. And they are super easy to put together. I bought another one for under my kitchen sink as I have an r/o tank there and not much room. It also works fabulously there. If you are looking for storage, buy this!” —Kindle Customer 

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99 (available in two colors).

    11. An over-the-cabinet-door hair tools organizer because the inside of your bathroom sink is not actually a shelf.

    Promising review: "My styling tools have always just been thrown in a drawer and get so tangled! I purchased this to try to get them more organized, plus I was running out of room. This is great!! It fits right over my cabinet door so it barely takes up any room. Plus all my styling tools fit in there." —Kaylen

    Get it from Amazon for $23.49 (available in seven colors).

    12. A six-tiered bamboo shoe rack to keep your boots, sneakers, and flats from causing a pile-up in your entryway. It's even got a little storage box for your keys, wallet, and other essentials!

    Promising review: “I wanted a shoe rack that looked nice but held more than six pairs of shoes and could also hold stuff on the top like bowls and keys. This is perfect. Really beautiful, smooth to the touch, and convenient to put keys, purses, some cute plants, etc. Holds tons of shoes. Totally worth the buy.” —Amazon Customer 

    Get it from Amazon for $79.99 (available in three colors).

    13. An acrylic plant hanger for your windowsill so your floors, countertops, and tables aren't overrun by your all of your plant children. And they deserve to properly displayed, don't ya think?

    The three-tiered shelf holding nine plants
    Beautiful Views / Etsy

    Beautiful Views is a family-owned and veteran-owned small 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!!" —Jamie Miner

    Get it from Beautiful Views on Etsy for $66.60+ (available in three styles and five mounting options).

    14. A set of three large storage bins with handles so you can easily organize your clothes and pull them out right when you need 'em.

    Promising review: “I was looking for a closet glow-up and these storage bins provided just that. They fold up and can be compactly stored when not in use. However, when opened they keep their shape and don't collapse. Also were surprisingly roomy. Not to mention they have a cute design that added cohesion to my closet. In my opinion, they were a bit pricey but I loved them so much I purchased two more four-packs to organize my hall closet. VERY PLEASED!” —Jill Kenny

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99+ (available in several sizes and colors/patterns).

    15. A sliding two-tier countertop organizer if your kitchen's lack of cabinet space has meant spices, spoons, and spatulas have overwhelmed all the countertop space you have left.

    the amazon basics two tier sliding drawer on a marble countertop

    Reviewers have also used it to organizer their pantries, and, like the reviewer below, as under-the-sink storage.

    Promising review: “I love this product! I wanted to have my cleaning products more organized under the kitchen sink and this did the trick. I also love that I can just pull the drawer out when I need something. I bought one for my lotions and soaps for the bathroom as well for under the sink!” —Elizabeth 

    Get it from Amazon for $33.51.

    16. A sleek cable box that'll keep your cords safe, organized, and out of sight. No more worrying about cables overheating or tripping on your tangled, charging cords!

    reviewer before image showing a bunch of wires and cords plugged into a power strip
    reviewer after image showing the black d-line cable box housing all the wires and cords

    Promising review: "This product really streamlined and cleaned up the full-size power strip and six chargers required for our AV setup. The cut-outs accommodated all the power, coax, and network cables. This is also easier to keep clean." —Amy S Douglass

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two sizes and two colors).

    17. A stainless-steel kitchen sink organizer so you never lose your sponge at the bottom of the sink under a stack of dirty dishes...that you can't clean...because your sponge is...well, you get it.

    Promising review: "This is a sturdy, modern-looking sink organizer with a plastic bowl underneath that collects water and slides out. It easily holds tall brushes, a sponge, washcloth, hand lotion, and your soap bottle. I am thrilled to declutter my sink." —ClaireWithLove

    Get it from Amazon for $17.99+ (available in two colors).

    18. A nail polish organizer big enough to hold up to 36 bottles! It also has a dedicated compartment for your tools *and* a convenient handle, so you can carry your collection wherever it's needed.

    Review image of the makartt nail polish organizer
    The same organizer, opened to reveal nail polish bottles in every compartment

    Promising review: "I was looking for something to organize my polygel and gel polish supplies and tools, and stumbled across this portable Makartt organizer. I decided to give it a try based on the positive reviews, and the reviews weren't wrong! This organizer is sturdy, and I'm amazed at how much it holds! If necessary, you can actually put two mini bottles of gel polish in each slot. The side compartment for tools is perfect for my drill, bits, files, alcohol wipes, cuticle pushers, clippers, etc. I love the easy-carry handle and the fact that it's transparent so I can see all my products at a glance. Also, a big plus is that it opens on both sides, with storage on each side for your polishes." —chanteleigh

    Get it from Amazon for $38.99+ (available in two sizes).

    19. A huuuuuge woven basket for when there's no time (or energy) to clean and it's tossin' time. Throw your extra pillows, blankets, and kids' and pets' toys in here and call it a day.

    Promising review: “We love it! We have a king size blanket, a queen size blanket, and two throws in this. It is functional and well-made.” —jennmp 

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

    20. A set of four stackable bins with handles so you can easily see and grab whatever it is you need from the fridge.

    four stacked bins in a fridge

    Promising reviews: “I am so happy I bought these storage containers. They keep my vegetables fresh.” —Davina L.

    "I have a side-by-side freezer and fridge, which means both sides are skinny. These clear containers have been extremely helpful to be able to stack small items like lunch meats and cheeses, produce, and single-serve hummus." —walkinggirl1234

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99.

    21. hanging shoe organizer if you don't have the floor space to keep your shoes neatly arranged. It has 24 sections so you'll be able to hang several pairs of shoes, keeping them both easily accessible and smartly stored.

    Promising review: “I hung this in the entryway coat closet which had plenty of room. It's great! All the shoes are now organized instead of being in a pile on the closet floor. Two shoes fit in each slot so it's easy to keep pairs together. The fabric is strong and the frame is sturdy so this was a great buy!” —BD 

    Get it from Amazon for $22.97 (available in four colors).

    22. A kitchen cart that can be used to store your coffee machine or microwave, utensils, and more. Wheel it over to the sink to use the countertop to chop freshly washed veggies and wheel it back over to the corner when you don't need it.

    Promising review: “Great cart! I bought this to use as a coffee cart in the kitchen. The drawer holds filters and stirrers, the shelf accommodates large cans of coffee, and the cabinet holds enough sugar and creamer for an army. The hooks on the side even hold our favorite mugs. I couldn’t be happier with it!” —Pamela T. 

    Get it from Amazon for $93.99+ (available in two colors).

    23. A couch remote caddy because losing your Fire TV stick in cushions or to the whims of the monster under your couch is suuuper preventable. Or use it to store your phone so you're not distracted during movie nights.

    the tan and blue couch caddy with remotes inside of it
    Oh Sew Design / Etsy

    Oh Sew Design is a retiree-owned small business based in Florida making cute kitschy home products.

    Promising review: “Very cute and well made couch caddy. I purchased this for my mom who currently has four different remotes for her family room. Now she is organized, and she can always find the remote or her reading glasses. The caddy stays in place even on smoother (and hence more slippery) upholstery thanks to the weighted bottom. Overall, I am really pleased and would definitely order again.” —Michelle 

    Get it from Oh Sew Design on Etsy $20.99 (available in 10 patterns).

    24. A set of two collapsible sock (or underwear) drawer organizers to help you save space in your overflowing dresser by giving each article of clothing its own dedicated square.

    Promising review: "Confession: I've done battle with an unruly sock drawer for many years. This has been a personal battle, one I don't discuss during fancy dinner parties or top-secret business meetings. Nevertheless, it has been a burden I've shouldered far too long. I ordered a pair of these organizers in hopes of quickly bringing this struggle to an end. The build is good and they hold my dress/athletic socks perfectly (side note: if your socks don't fit the slots, it's probably because of how you fold them). After thinning the sock herd, I only needed one of the organizers! I mean, I really need more than 24 pairs of socks?? My wife liked them so much she 'borrowed' the other one to use as a jewelry organizer. " —RoosterCogburn

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99+ (available in seven colors).

    25. A large capacity rotating makeup organizer with space for all of your glosses, brushes, lil' moisturizers, and more! This sleek and sturdy organizer keeps everything you need to slay all day easily accessible.

    Reviewer spinning the clear acrylic organizer full of products
    Reviewer image of it full of products

    Promising reviews: "Just another thing TikTok made me buy! The quality of the plastic is really great and I love that you can move the shelves as you see fit." —Reagan

    "It is perfect! Very easy to assemble and it holds so many products! Before, I had all of my makeup thrown into one container and now it’s nicely organized and easy to grab when I need." —shamzz

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99

    26. A plastic storage bag organizer so you don't have to fight dozens of cardboard boxes to open a kitchen drawer just to get a snack bag for your pretzels. 

    wooden organizer with slots for ziploc bags with the words quart, sandwich, snack, and gallon on it
    Southern Miss Design / Etsy

    Southern Miss Design is a mom-owned small business based in South Carolina specializing in handmade wooden signs and custom vinyl monograms.

    Promising review: "Love how this makes my drawer so clean and organized! No more fiddling with boxes! Fast shipping and wonderful package presentation!" —Jamie Lynn

    Get it from Southern Miss Design on Etsy for $32.50+ (available assembled or unassembled and in two finishes).

    27. An easy-to-install pull-out bin if your refrigerator is lacking in the storage department. Create a home for your produce and deli items that doesn't take up any surface space.

    Promising review: “Apparently these days some fridges do not come with the deli drawer, so I have been struggling with organizing my fridge. And then I saw this on Amazon. I love it and went to order three more.” —Sarah 

    Get it from Amazon for $20.98.