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    30 Storage Products For Items That Are Hard To Organize

    From batteries to nail polish, stuffed animals, and more.

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    1. A storage basket wall mount with places to put both your ironing board and iron so they're together and easy to grab when that shirt you want to wear has been sitting in your closet a bit too long and has def seen better days.

    Metal wall mount with a basket with an iron and spray in it and hooks at the bottom with an ironing board in it

    Promising review: "I hate clutter! And ironing boards are one of those items that seem to have a difficulty finding a home. This has been fabulous. It keeps the ironing board out of the way yet easily accessible to do the ironing. It was very easy to install, and it is easy to get the ironing board in and out. It also fits the iron very well. I highly recommend this." —samantha

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in five styles).

    2. A set of six flip-out bins designed to keep nuts, bolts, nails, and more exactly where you want, instead of that "safe place you'll totally remember" even though when you actually need them, you won't remember and just buy more.

    Two rows of three flip-out bins in white filled with nails, bolts, hooks, and other small tools
    The Container Store

    Promising review: "This is great for storing odds and ends. We use ours for storing nails, screws, and other things. It also comes with labels, which I didn't realize at first. It's a wonderful product!" —Gill

    Get it from The Container Store for $13.99.

    3. A wooden photo card holder to not only store, but display the assorted 'Save The Dates' and holiday cards you get in the mail that usually just end up in a pile on your table.

    A thin rectangular wooden holder with slit down the middle with assorted pictures and a calendar in it
    The Heart Department Co / Etsy

    The Heart Department Co is a Black woman-owned business based in Northern Kentucky since 2017. The wooden home, office, and event products are handcrafted.

    Get it from The Heart Department Co on Etsy for $24+ (available in 18- or 24-inch length and in light brown or dark brown).

    4. An under cabinet wine glass rack perfect for holding any glasses that are too tall or fragile to be in the cabinet with everything else you use regularly.

    Reviewer image of the wine glass rack attached to the bottom of a cabinet with three rows of classes hanging from it

    Promising review: "I really like this wine rack! I needed a nice, space-saving solution for wine glasses that are too tall to go in my glass cabinet, and this rack fit the bill. It was simple to install and looks great. Good buy!" —Cycle Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $21.93 (available in four styles and four colors).

    5. A five-compartment hanging tray that can snap onto a wire shelf to give your wallets (or sunglasses!) a better home than the bottom of a pile somewhere.

    The hanging tray under a shelf with four wallets in it

    Promising review: "What a cute idea to add space. I had a little bit of a time to figure out how to get it to fit, but once I did, it was just perfect. I love having it for all of those smaller purses and keeping them organized." —Rene L.

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    6. A bathroom organizer you can attach to the wall and have a place to put all the skincare items you've accumulated. Plus, it has a little shelf to prop your phone up to keep you entertained while you do your whole 12-step skincare routine.

    Storage organizer with top bin filled with products, hooks in the back and a tool rod in the front with a place to set a phone on the left side

    The organizer comes with adhesive, so it can be attached to the wall and taken off without any damage.

    Promising review: "This is an amazing shelf. It helps you to organize all the bathroom stuff. The adhesive works perfectly. It's very strong, capable of holding a lot of bottles. A big plus is that you don't have to drill holes to install it." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $32.88 (available in blue, pink, and black).

    7. A boot rack with six hangers to give your shoes a ~lift~ and keep them from overtaking the floor in your closet.

    (left) Boot rack in white filled with tall boots and a close-up image of the hook (right) A reviewer's image of the boot rack filled with tall boots with short boots in front of it in a closet
    Amazon /

    Promising review: "I love this thing! This thing is really sturdy and is just awesome. I've got five pairs of boots on it now and I love the fact that they are hanging off the ground. I have wood floors that collect a lot of dust and so keeping them up and off the ground keeps the lint from getting all over them. I also love the fact that they keep their shape in this position. The accompanying hangers are really heavy duty and durable. I was skeptical that they may leave marks on my boots but they have a little seal that protects the boot from the metal. No marks at all, while supplying a really tight hold on even heavier boots. This could fit quite a few pairs of boots as the design staggers them for maximum use of space — what an awesome design! With fall/winter coming up, you'll be pulling your boots on. This rack will keep them beautiful and save space in your closet. Trust me, you will love it!" —Loni Simmons

    Get it from Amazon for $38.95+ (available in seven styles).

    8. A 24-pocket door-hanging sleeve that's so versatile, you can really use it however you see fit in your home. From shoes to electronics to cleaning supplies, you can really create a place for whatever items you can't find a home for.

    Four side-by-side images of the hanging sleeve with the far left filled with shoes, the middle left filled with electronics, middle right with pantry items, and the far right with cleaning supplies / / /

    Promising review: "This is a great addition to my bathroom! I have a small linen closet door in there, and this fits the space perfectly and holds all the products I use regularly but don't want sitting out on the counter or tucked too far away in the closet. It's sturdy and seems to be well made. The clear plastic is nice so I can easily find what I'm looking for. Overall, it really provides easy access to my stuff and keeps me organized. I would highly recommend it for organization in any room." —NIB

    Get it from Amazon for $9.87 (available in grey, pink, and brown).

    9. A hook and loop car trunk organizer perfect to keep any cleaning supplies or other random things in your trunk from rolling around as you drive — plus, you'll have more room to store stuff you actually need in there.

    Two organizers on the seatback of a car with cleaning supplies being held off the ground and in them

    The organizer has Velcro straps, so it's super easy to attach to the seat back in your trunk and store items that may usually just hang out back there.

    Get a two-pack from Canopus for $9.99 (originally $12.99).

    10. A Simplehuman grocery bag dispenser to keep all the plastic bags you've accumulated together so you can grab one to reuse and recycle it.

    Reviewer's photo of a stainless steel dispenser with a circular hole at the top and rectangular hole in the center attached to a wall in a pantry

    Promising review: "I had a handmade bag to hold my plastic grocery bags, FOR YEARS!! When it finally tore so badly that I could no longer use it, I found this item. It's perfect! It's well made, has a stainless finish, and no sharp edges. It's mounted on the inside of my cabinet door, making it very convenient, and freeing up some space in my cabinet. It holds 25-30 bags, probably more if you really stuff them in. I really like this dispenser." —Cubby

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

    11. A set of three baskets and a wall frame you may think is just decor, but it's actually a great place to hide all those random items you not quite sure what to do with.

    Three woven baskets with a tan and green diagonal design attached to a wall hook with three prongs on a wall

    Jungalow is a Black woman-owned business founded by Justina Blakeney filled with home collections designed in Los Angeles. For every purchase, at least two trees are planted.

    Get it from Jungalow for $149.

    12. A three-compartment plastic lid organizer to prevent an avalanche of plastic containers every time you open your cabinets.

    The clear lid organizer in a drawer with plastic lids inside

    Promising review: "We have tons of Tupperware, and the lids flying all over used to drive me bananas. This is one of those simple products that makes a big difference. It has three compartments to hold three different-sized lids. We must have at least 25 lids in there, and they all fit great. It's kind of life-changing!" —Jack

    Get it from Amazon for $13.99.

    13. A nail polish bin with 48 spaces in the perfect size to hold (and display) all the colors you have, so you can clearly see before you go out and buy the exact same shade again.

    Reviewer photo of the bin filled with a rainbow of assorted nail polish bottles

    Promising review: "It fits my polish perfectly. I was able to adjust some slots for the hard-to-fit bottles, and I can keep them all standing on end which is said to be better for your polish than lying on its side. I was worried that having the weight of all the polish would make the door fall open and polish spill out, but that is not the case at all. This is well-made and very handy. I have two white/clear and one pink case. I was afraid I wouldn't like the clear one at all as I am a real fan of the color pink and just didn't want it to clash with my other case. I actually love the clear case more as I can see the true colors of my polish a lot better. These cases are really great. This is a great purchase that will not disappoint." —Andrea Carla

    Get it from Amazon for $27.89 (available in clear and pink).

    14. A slide-out storage tower designed to fit in the small spaces you didn't even realize you could utilize. Now your pantry will never be too full!

    Reviewer photo of the storage tower with three shelves filled with food and cooking ingredients between a stove and fridge

    Promising review: "I have this in between my fridge and the wall. It's sturdy, easy to put together, the wheels roll easily, and it fits a variety of items, such as cans, jars, bottles, and boxes of cereal and pasta. I placed jars on the top rack and was then able to stack a couple of bags of flour on top of that as well. I cleared quite a bit of space in my cupboard—more than I actually thought I could originally. I'm very happy with this purchase." —JenH

    Get it from Amazon for $31.61.

    15. A hexagon shelf perfect to fit and keep all your essential oils in place so you can grab the extact one you need in seconds.

    Hexagon-shaped wall shelf with three shelves filled with a rainbow variety of essential oil bottles
    Tucker Design Company / Etsy

    Tucker Design Company is a small business specializing in displays and shelves for essential oils since 2017.

    Get it from Tucker Design Company on Etsy for $43+ (available with or without handing hardware and in six colors).

    16. A storage pouf for all those stuffed animals your child has somehow accumulated without you really realizing it. Plus, when all the stuffed animals are zipped inside, it turns into a comfy seat they can actually use.

    Promising review: "My son had stuffed animals everywhere! I bought this to try to help him keep them all in one place. He loves how it has the screen top so he could see what was in there and he unzips this by himself and pulls out what he wants and zips it right back up no issues. He also is known to drag it into the living room from time to time to sit on to watch a show. So it doubles as a bean bag or footstool." —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $21.99.

    17. A 36-pod K-cup drawer you can place your machine on top of so you'll have all your coffee essentials *together* and not somewhere else clogging up space.

    Reviewer photo of the drawer that filled with rows of K-cups on top of a coffee machine

    Promising review: "This is so much better than those K-cup holders that are like mesh screening. It is well built and sturdy enough to hold my Keurig machine filled with water. It has a drawer that pulls out easily and stays clean because it is enclosed. Plus, it doesn't take up too much room, especially as my Keurig sits on top of it. It's a double duty space saver! I would definitely recommend this storage device for all these reasons.'" —Linda C Benson

    Get it from Amazon for $19.78 (available in nine styles).

    18. A three-piece nesting tray set perfect to put by your front door and drop your keys, headphones, and even your wallet in when you walk through the door, so you know exactly where they are when you're ready to leave again.

    Three differently-sized trays that fit into each other sitting on a table with headphones, keys, and a wallet sitting on them
    Open Spaces

    You could also use the three trays individually in other areas around your home.

    Get it from Open Spaces for $42.

    19. A multi-purpose hanger that combines six hangers into one, so you can put all your bras and bralettes on it and then not have them overflowing your drawers.


    Promising review: "This is just such a great item to have in your closet. I use this hanger to keep my tanks readily available, but you can also use it to hang scarves, belts, bras, etc. Definitely worth the price for the organization it provides!" —281bella

    Get a set of three from Amazon for $9.99.

    20. A wall hook you'll ~wheely~ love because it will give you a way to store your bike vertically and take up way less space.


    Reviewers like the hooks, but they pretty much all say that you're better off using your own screws and wall anchors instead of the ones included.

    Promising review: "These hangers are sturdy and well-built. I have four bikes hanging from them in my garage now. Substitute better quality screws and drill pilot holes. I have them 16 inches apart, and then hang the bikes alternating handlebars up and handlebars down. This is a little tight, but definitely navigable. All in all, these hangers are sturdy and I love how they create more floor space in my garage!" —Two Wheels

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    21. An organizer that's a great place to stash lids that are cumbersome and annoying when stored right with the pots and pans.

    The lid holder with six compartments and two pot lids in it

    Reviewers also said they use it to store baking sheets and even purses!

    Promising review: "This organizer is so simple and beautiful. I love that it matches the rest of my organizers in my kitchen. It is metal and very sturdy. It fits a wide variety of sizes without taking up too much space." —abbigailsue

    Get it from Target for $9.99

    22. A mat rack so you can store your yoga mats on the wall and then grab one when you're ready to hit downward dog.

    Wood rack with four pegs attached to a wall with two yoga mats between two of the pegs
    Basically Yoga / Etsy

    Plus, this could also be used to store skateboards! Basically Yoga is a woman-founded brand and has been creating customizable yoga essentials since 2018.

    Get it from Basically Yoga on Etsy for $50+ (available for two to six mats).

    23. A hanger organizer, because I can't be the only one who gets super annoyed at how much room empty hangers take up when not in use.

    Promising review: "I had a SERIOUS hanger organization problem. No matter what I put them in (since I didn't want empty hangers taking up space in my closet), they fell over, looked terrible or both. This keeps the hangers together, organized and it's easy to pick one out rather than a jumbled up mess of hangers that somehow all hooked onto each other."—Still Reading

    Get it from Amazon for $18.34.

    24. A couch arm knitting caddy with five compartments for needles and two compartments for yarn, because you aren't ~knitting~ around when it comes to storing these things. Plus, it makes it super easy to grab your project when you settle in to the show you've been bingeing.

    The knitting caddy over a couch arm with knitting needles and carn in the pockets with a model knitting next to it
    Uncommon Goods

    Get it from Uncommon Goods for $35.

    25. A tea bag organizer that'll cut down on the number of boxes you have in your pantry: each slot is big enough to hold at least 10 tea bags.

    (left) Reviewer photo of 13 boxes of tea (right) Reviewer photo putting the tea organizer in the cabinet with the tea bags nicely fitting inside /

    Promising review: "This thing is amazing! I tossed 12 clunky cardboard boxes half-filled with tea bags, and now my countertop has much more space! I am ordering another one." —Barbara J.

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99.

    26. A baseball cap holder I'll go ~a-head~ and say now that you'll be very thankful for as it frees up valuable space in your closet.,

    You can also use them to organize other kinds of hats and even bags and purses!

    Promising review: "This clears up half the mess in my closet. I should have ordered two. It fits well on a pair of bifold doors and makes things neater and the hats easier to get to." —Lee

    Get it from Amazon for $10.99.

    27. A fruit and vegetable wall hang that's very ~a-peel-ing~, because it takes the fruits that usually just sit on your counter and put them on the wall, where you can grab one when that 3 p.m. snack time hits.

    Wall hang with three pieces of wood with three baskets attached and filled with fruit and a circular design at the top that reads "locally sorced fresh produce; hand picked daily"
    happy little home shop

    Happy little home shop is a woman-owned brand that's been creating handmade items in North Branch, Michigan since 2016. A portion of all proceeds to a local school district to help kids who need lunch money.

    Get it from happy little home shop on Etsy for $134.30 (originally $158).

    28. A storage bag designed to perfectly fit the rolls of wrapping paper you only need around the holidays and people's birthdays. And when not in use, you can zip it up and store it under the bed.


    Promising review: "Before buying this, I kept all my wrapping supplies in a big tub and had to dig through it to find what I wanted. This lets me organize them in an easy way where everything is visible. I love it. It also has more room than I thought! Love it!" —Kat

    Get it from Amazon for $19.95 (available in red and green).

    29. A battery organizer that may seem a little out there (like: who keeps that many batteries in their home?), but when your remote, smoke detector, and kid's favorite toy all run out of batteries at the same time, you'll be forever grateful.

    The battery organizer filled with all different sizes of batteries

    Plus, it has a tester that detaches so you can figure out if the battery is actually dead.

    Promising review: "We have forever kept spare batteries in sandwich baggies in a kitchen junk drawer for quick convenience. The bags would always come open and scatter batteries or tear. One day, I decided to reorganize — I found this on Amazon and decided to give it a try. It was a major step in reorganizing my junk drawer! I also discovered that I had five dead batteries stored for use. How wonderful was that? Now I'll never replace a dead battery with another dead battery. I love things that help me stay organized and this is a huge plus." —FergFam

    Get it from Amazon for $14.89.

    30. And a set of Space Saver vacuum bags for anything else that takes up too much space in your home. simply put it in the bags, suck the air out, and stash it away in a closet or basement.

    (left) Reviewer image of a full closet of linens and blankets (right) All the same linens in the vacuum bags taking up about half the space in the same closet

    Just put whatever you want to squish in the bag, use the double-zip seal to make sure it's really close, and then suck all the air out with the valve and watch the bag become one-third the size.

    Promising review: "My linen closet has driven me nuts for years. Every time I open the doors blankets and pillows would fall. It was a mess! I can't reach the very top to stack the blankets in a way that stays. I bought these vacuum bags to try to organize. OMG, they are AMAZING! THEY ARE SO EASY TO USE WITH THE VACUUM. THEY WORK INSTANTLY! I highly recommend this product. I cleared the floor, and have tons more space now!♡" —megan

    Get it from Amazon for $25.99+ (available in five sizes).

    Me opening my cabinets and not having all my plastic lids fall on my face:

    Hollywood Foreign Press Association

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