Make Your Small Apartment Feel Triple the Size With These 28 Smart Organizers
Whether you're moving into a new place or getting ready to embrace that dorm life, you'll need some clever organizational or storage finds. We're always on the hunt for helpful organizers that will make our space feel bigger than it actually is, from furniture that doubles as storage to making use of vertical space. If you're looking to make the most of your small space, we rounded up 28 useful products that will no doubt make your life easier. From drawer organizers to under-the-bed storage and so much more, we've got you covered with a solution for every nook and cranny. There's no better time to get organized than right now, so go ahead and invest in these clever organizational must haves.
— Additional reporting by Krista Jones
For Container Lids: YouCopia StoraLid Food Container Lid Organizer
If your drawers are overflowing with container lids, get this YouCopia StoraLid Food Container Lid Organizer ($20) to keep everything together. You'll never have a missing lid ever again.
For Lingerie and Socks: Simple Houseware Closet Underwear Organizer Drawer Divider
You'll always know where everything is with these Simple Houseware Organizer Drawer Dividers ($16 for four). Store your bras and delicates properly with care with these drawer dividers.
For Shoes: Made by Design Over the Door 26 Shelf Mesh Shoe Organizer
This Made by Design Over the Door 26 Shelf Mesh Shoe Organizer ($22) holds so many pairs. Its functionality doesn't stop there; it's got a space-saving design with over-the-door storage.
For a Space-Saving Design: Chris.W Desk Drawer Organizer Tray With Adjustable Dividers
Store more than you ever thought possible with this Chris.W Desk Drawer Organizer Tray With Adjustable Dividers ($18). From makeup to utensils, you can store it all. It comes with two large and two small drawer organizers.
A Sleek, Wooden, Adjustable Organizer: KitchenEdge Adjustable Kitchen Drawer Organizer
From kitchen tools to junk drawers, this KitchenEdge Adjustable Kitchen Drawer Organizer ($50) is expandable and will fit in your drawers perfectly. Create your own custom configuration with two fixed and up to seven adjustable compartments.
For Lazy Susans: mDesign Lazy Susan Kitchen Food Storage Organizer Bin
This mDesign Lazy Susan Kitchen Food Storage Organizer Bin ($35) is a smart way to utilize a round space, especially if you have a lazy susan at home. You can keep the area clean and organized with a few of these.
For Storage Anywhere: Six-Cube Organizer Shelf
The best part about the Six-Cube Organizer Shelf ($29) is that it can lay horizontally or vertically to squeeze into any space. It's perfect for creating instant storage in a space that has no cabinets or closets but a good amount of wall space.
For a Stackable Solution: YouCopia Turntable, Expandable Utensil Tray
You can fit so much in this YouCopia Turntable, Expandable Utensil Tray ($15). This eight-compartment organizer holds silverware, utensils, and long tools such as spatulas and serving spoons.
Space-Saving Design: Joseph Joseph DrawerStore Compact Kitchen Drawer Tray
How genius is this Joseph Joseph DrawerStore Compact Kitchen Drawer Tray ($10)? It can fit up to 24 pieces of cutlery with its unique, space-saving design.
For Spice Organization: YouCopia SpiceLiner Spice Drawer Liner
How cool is this YouCopia SpiceLiner Spice Drawer Liner ($17)? You can store and organize more than 30 full-size spice bottles in a drawer. The soft foam keeps bottles securely in place with labels facing up for quick selection.
For Pants and Scarves: S-Type Stainless Steel Clothes Pants Hangers
You can hang scarves and more on these S-Type Stainless Steel Clothes Pants Hangers ($22 for three). From jeans to slacks and even leggings, you'll be able to store all your bottoms in an orderly fashion without taking up hanging space.
For Awkward Corners: Iris USA OWR-200N 3-Shelf Slim Open Wood Shelving Unit
Make use of awkward corners and dead space with this Iris USA OWR-200N 3-Shelf Slim Open Wood Shelving Unit ($24, originally $30). You'll be able to store your necessities or even make it a cute coffee bar.
Stylish Floating Shelves For Every Room: Shario Rustic Floating Shelves
Made from eco-friendly cedar wood, the Shario Rustic Floating Shelves ($26 for two) bring a level of modern luxury to any room thanks to their gold-tinted finishings. Plus, their durable railings ensure your items won't fall off.
For Over-the-Door Cabinet Storage: mDesign Over Cabinet Kitchen Storage Organizer
From hair tools to cleaning supplies and so much more, the mDesign Over Cabinet Kitchen Storage Organizer ($23) will make use of every inch of your cabinets. Its two-tiered design is great for storing small and big items.
For Closets: Room Essentials Hanging Closet Set Gray
Keep your folded clothes in the Room Essentials Hanging Closet Set Gray ($10). The coolest part about this system is that it comes with a detachable laundry bag so you can keep everything off the floor.
A Space-Saving Bedside Table: BedShelfie Circle The Original Bedside Shelf
Give yourself a bedside table without taking up floor space with this BedShelfie Circle The Original Bedside Shelf ($45). The cool part about the BedShelfie is that it even works on bunkbeds — it's like it was made for college students.
For Bathrooms: Giantex Over-the-Toilet Spacesaver
If you're working with limited wall space, take advantage of the room around your toilet with the Giantex Over-the-Toilet Spacesaver ($65). Its sleek design fits any bathroom style, and there's tons of storage space. Amazon customers give this shelf a near-perfect score in the assembly and value categories.
For Optimal Corner Storage: Room Essentials Corner Cube Bookshelf
Make use of those awkward corners with the Room Essentials Corner Cube Bookshelf ($60). It has nine compartments perfect for storing shoes, school necessities, snacks, and so much more. You can even use this as a side table.
For Adjustable Storage: Hossejoy Wood Adjustable Desktop Storage Organizer
Keep your desk organized the way you want it with this Hossejoy Wood Adjustable Desktop Storage Organizer ($29). You can configure the wood shelving to fit your organizing needs for textbooks, notebooks, supplies, and more.
For Under-the-Bed Storage: Room Essentials Under Bed Mesh Shoe Rack
Make use of the space underneath your bed with the Room Essentials Under Bed Mesh Shoe Rack ($10). You can keep your shoes and other outdoor necessities neatly organized and in a dedicated spot.
For Refrigerators: Made by Design 4pc Refrigerator Storage Bin Set
With the Made by Design 4pc Refrigerator Storage Bin Set ($20), your refrigerator will look Instagram-worthy. You can use in the fridge, in your pantry, or in your cabinets.
For Multifunctional Storage: Youdenova 30-Inches Folding Storage Ottoman
Keep your extra necessities like snacks, bedding and linens, shoes, and more in this Youdenova 30-Inches Folding Storage Ottoman ($37). It's a great way to add extra seating to your room as well.
For Mobile Storage: DTK 3-Tier Utility Rolling Storage Cart
The DTK 3-Tier Utility Rolling Storage Cart ($43) comes with a cover board, two small baskets, four hooks, a handle, and locking wheels. It's perfect for storing your coffee essentials, snacks, makeup and accessories, school supplies, and so much more.
Multiuse Over-the-Door Storage: Umbra Estique Over-the-Door Organizer
From towels and clothes to bags and umbrellas, you can get so much use out of this Umbra Estique Over-the-Door Organizer ($25). These 14 generously spaced hooks allow room for accessories of all sizes and shapes, giving you the opportunity to make use of every hook.