You Can Organize So Much Crap With Any Of These 41 Genius Things From Amazon
People just accumulate stuff. It's a fact of life, and there's nothing wrong with ensuring that you've got the essentials. That said, the more you accrue, the more necessary organization becomes — especially if your designated storage space isn't getting any bigger. If you're currently dealing with stuffed drawers, closets that won't close, and an overflowing bathroom vanity, it may be time to check out the most genius things on Amazon for getting everything in your life organized.
Personally, I find cleaning and organization to be some of the most therapeutic activities out there. (Maybe that's because I was raised by a woman who had organizational bins for her organizational bins, but that's neither here nor there.) If you're looking for some spring cleaning hacks or a few of the best products for people who live in small spaces, I'm your girl — and Amazon is your retailer.
In addition to a seriously impressive selection, Amazon also has some of the most brilliantly-designed products that you never knew existed. These items not only help you maximize the space you have, but they also help to ensure that all your aforementioned stuff is readily-accessible when you need it. So whether you're looking to channel your inner Marie Kondo or just tidy up a bit in preparation for the change of seasons, check out these 41 genius organizational items from Amazon.
2. A Rotating Cosmetics Stand For All Your Essentials
Tired of rifling through a makeup bag in search of your favorite foundation? Display all your essentials on the Jerrybox vanity organizer. This large-capacity stand has several shelves and compartments to hold your creams, palettes, and foundations — and it rotates 360 degrees around so you can find what you're looking for within seconds.
3. This Felt Insert That Instantly Transforms Your Purse
A large bag is both a blessing and a curse. The ZTUJO purse insert seriously boosts the benefits with 13 new pockets for all your stuff — plus a felt chain that attaches to your keys. That way, your phone, wallet, lip balm, and glasses are visible as soon as you open your bag. This brilliant organizational hack is available in 12 colors and four sizes.
4. An Adjustable Bamboo Divider Tray For Utensils, Tools, Or Office Supplies
As per the above picture, you can keep your utensils neat and tidy with the Bamboo expandable tray — but you can also organize your office supplies, tools, or junk drawer. Thanks to its sliding compartments, this divider fits almost all standard drawer sizes ranging from 14 to 18.9 inches in width. (It's also water-resistant, eco-friendly, and easily wipes clean thanks to the pure bamboo construction).
5. These Smart Racks So You Can Stack A Shoe On Top Of Its Match
Rather than placing shoes side-by-side, you can double your storage space by stacking them on top of each other. These shoe racks feature a simple but brilliant design that allows you to store one pair of shoes within a four-inch space. They even have an adjustable snap-lock mechanism that you can change depending on the height of the shoe.
6. This Silicone Strip To Keep Your Wires Neat And Accessible
Peel off the adhesive-backing strip and stick the ORICO cable management system to your desk, media stand, or wall. The silicone slits separate up to seven wires and hold your chargers in place, but the tabs are flexible should you need to remove the cord in a pinch. Get it in various colors and designs.
7. This Special Hanger Made Specifically For Your Handbags
If your handbags are shoved into a bin or drawer, they're likely hard to reach and indented in weird places. The InterDesign handbag hanger has six stainless steel notches to grab onto straps — as well as ties, scarves, belts, and backpacks. In short, it's a damage-free, space-savvy way to store all your purses and accessories.
8. This Horizontal Rack That Organizes All Those Hard-To-Stack Trays
Thanks to its seven adjustable wire dividers, the YouCopia StoreMore rack condenses all your bakeware, pans, lids, and cutting boards into a section of the cabinet — and since it splays them out horizontally, you can see and grab whatever you need. "Fantastic in every way," one reviewer raves, while another says, "My kitchen cabinet has never looked more organized."
9. A Classy Wire Set For All Your Desktop Clutter
With the Sorbus organizer set, your desktop clutter will look like it's part of the decor. Five classy, rose-gold wire containers help you to organize your mail, notebooks, paperwork, pencils, supplies, and sticky notes — the large basket can even be mounted on the wall if you want it out of the way. (This set also comes in black, silver, and white.)
10. This Airtight Dual Pet Food Container — On Wheels
"Absolutely the best purchase for storing dog food," reviewers rave about the IRIS pet container combo — and it's a "perfect container for cat food," too. The dual compartments are both airtight to keep treats and dry food fresh (even when bought in bulk), and the entire thing is on wheels for portability and ease of use. It's available in various colors, matching scoop included.
11. These Versatile Bins To Make The Most Out Of Your Fridge Space
Optimize the space in your refrigerator with these smart, BPA-free organizer bins. They come in six different designs to give you designated homes for your eggs, cans, snacks, produce, and vegetables — but since they're washable, durable, and made with built-in handles, you can feel free to rearrange them and re-purpose them as time goes on.
12. A Brilliant, Multi-Purpose Shelf Unit That You Can Mount Anywhere
Unlike your average shelf unit, this one from iHEBE uses a super-strong adhesive that sticks to glass, metal, tiles, and smooth wood. As a result, you instantly gain a shelf, two towel rods, five drying hooks, a phone mount, and a magnetic soap rack anywhere you need it. This awesome bathroom addition can support up to 26 pounds and, according to reviewers, is "worth every penny."
13. This Velcro Organizer That Condenses Your Cap Collection
If you or your closet-mate wears a ton of hats, this cap organizer keeps them off the floor and all in the same spot. It attaches onto basically any hanger and features 10 clips that grip the brims or buttons without damaging them. "I like that it attached to a hanger in our coat closet," one reviewer says. "I didn't have to drill any holes in the wall, or attach it to an actual door.”
14. This Over-The-Door Styling Station For Hot Tools And Hair Supplies
Give your curling iron a safe place to cool, display your go-to brushes like a pro stylist, and ensure that your favorite hairspray is within arm's reach. The Home Intuition styling station hangs over your cabinet door and offers you two brush or tool compartments, a slot for your hair dryer, and a shelf for bottles and sprays. Best of all, the whole thing is made from durable steel wire, so it's heat-safe and rust-resistant.
15. A Charging Hub, Night Light, And Phone Mount All In One
If you're trying to create a neat, functional charging station, the Tessan Multi-Plug does all that and then some. This power strip fits over a single outlet, but offers three additional AC plugs and two new USB ports. It also has a built-in night light that automatically turns on when the room gets dark, plus the top is beveled to create a stand for your phone or tablet.
16. This Velcro Organizer That Condenses Your Cap Collection
If you or your closet-mate wears a ton of hats, the LEKUSHA cap organizer keeps them off the floor and all in the same spot. It attaches onto basically any hanger and features 10 clips that grip the brims or buttons without damaging them. "One of my favorite space saving items," one reviewer says. "Super easy to install and use."
17. An Upright Tea Stand To House Your Whole Assortment
Tea lovers know that their collection can quickly turn into a mess of clunky boxes and loose bags. The Mind Reader organizer comes with nine removable drawers that hold up to 15 teabags each, plus two bonus compartments for sugar, unwrapped mesh bags, and honey packets. Mount it right on your wall or door, or save loads of space by standing it upright in your cabinet.
18. These Fabric Storage Cubes That Look Like Rustic Wood
If your preferred aesthetic is rustic farmhouse, shabby chic, or anything in between, these Sorbus storage cubes were made for you. They're crafted with a collapsible, durable fabric that hides all your clutter, but when placed in your closet, under your entryway bench, or in the playroom cube cubby, they look just like real weathered wood. Get them in gray, brown, or a mix of both.
19. A Brilliant Small Space Hack For Your Utensils Drawer
According to reviewers, the Joseph Joseph DrawerStore is the ultimate small kitchen hack. Its unique tiered design creates more space in your utensils drawer by stacking spoons, forks, and knives on top of each other instead of next to each other, which means that even the skinniest drawers can be of use. "I have a very few drawers in my small kitchen and this organizer works great," one buyer raves.
20. Some Genius Metal Hangers That Hang Vertically To Save Space
You can attach up to six articles of clothing to each of these space-saving hangers, and then you can detach one of the hooks so said articles hang vertically. The result? Your clothes take up a few inches along the closet rod, instead of a few feet. They're made from super durable metal to handle up to 30 pounds each, and reviewers say they’re great for “small closets.”
21. This Bamboo Station So You Can Charge Everything In One Place
If your bedside table is a mess of cables and electronics, the Pezin & Hulin charging station can help. Made from 100 percent eco-friendly bamboo, this stand has a hidden box for the hub, multiple slots so you can stand your devices upright, and even a spot for your smartwatch — plus it comes with four short USB charging cords, so all you need is the charger.
22. These Fabric Inserts That Make Your Drawers Way More Organized
Organize your bras, underwear, socks, and shirts into neat little compartments with these Sorbus drawer inserts. Each one has a different multi-sectional design to suit all types of clothing, and they're made from a mold-proof, moisture-resistant fabric that folds up for easy storage when not in use. "My lingerie drawer has looked like a losing battlefield for years, but no longer," one buyer writes.
23. This Over-The-Cabinet Dispenser For Plastic Bags
Condense and tame that gargantuan plastic bag collection with this functional storage basket from mDesign. It hangs over your cabinet door and holds up to 50 bags at once so you can reuse them as you see fit. The open top allows you to add more without hassle, and the easy-access cut-out means that you can grab one with a single hand. Get it in black, bronze, champagne, or five other metal finishes.
24. These Under-Shelf Baskets You Can Use In Your Closets, Refrigerator, or Office
You lose a lot of storage space when your shelves are too far apart — especially when your items aren't necessarily stackable. iSPECLE under-shelf baskets make use of that valuable space with their wire-rack design. Simply slip the baskets in your cabinets to stack more dishes, refrigerator to hold more food, linen closet to optimize your towel storage, or bookcase to organize your office supplies.
25. An Impromptu Clothes Rack Anywhere You Need It
When you need a place to hang your clothes, the Stock Your Home retractable rack extends outward to give you 10 extra inches of space. Once they're dry or put away, it folds back down and lays nearly flat against the wall or door. It can support up to 60 pounds of weight, outside or inside, to store guests' coats, damp clothes, steamed suits, or articles that don't fit in your closet.
26. This Above-The-Sink Shelf That's "Invaluable" For A Small Kitchen
Make use of that dead space around the sink with the Whitmor Supreme sink shelf. This well-designed storage solution is made from birch wood and chrome and features a slim profile that maximizes your counter space without getting in the way. Its 9-inch elevation is great for herbs, hand soap, rags, and sponges, but still allows any rogue water droplets to dry. "Best thing I've bought for the kitchen in a long time," one reviewer says. "I have a small kitchen and I need to make good use of every inch of countertop space. This shelf has proved invaluable."
27. A Quick-Drying Organizer That Hangs Over Your Shower Curtain
If your tub corners and built-ins are overflowing with bottles, the KIMBORA organizer gives you eight new pockets for your shampoos, conditioners, soaps, loofahs, razors, and more. This convenient caddy is made from self-draining, quick-drying mesh that resists mildew, and it mounts on your curtain rod using three rust-resistant metal hooks so your essentials are always within reach.
28. This Bizarre But Brilliant Fridge-Filing Rack For Your Plastic Bags
Those who utilize plastic bags for most of their food-storage needs call this thing "an organizers dream" and "a must-have for every refrigerator." The Zip n Store organizer mounts under your door shelf (or any other shelf, really) and has 10 slots for hanging plastic bags. That way, they're upright, easy to glance through, and won't get lost in the depths of your refrigerator.
29. A Smart Place To Store Your Extra Toilet Paper
The mDesign toilet paper holder ensures that a roll is always within reach — and that any extras have a home in bathrooms with minimal storage. Its over-the-tank design is super convenient and requires zero installation, while its modern metal construction is resistant to rust and can hold three jumbo toilet paper rolls at once.
30. These Stackable, Airtight Jars For Pin-Worthy Open Shelving
In my opinion, open shelving is one of the nicest new design trends — but when everything's visible, there's a fine line between cute and cluttered. These U-miss containers ensure that your food (or art supplies, bathroom essentials, and pet treats) are fresh, organized, and easy to store. The locking mechanism creates an airtight seal that even resists liquid leaks, and the six various-sized jars are stackable to save space.
31. Some Packing Cubes So Your Suitcase Stays Neat The Whole Trip
Pack more and dig through less with these OEE packing cubes. The various shapes fit together like blocks in your suitcase and the built-in buckles compress your clothing so you can fit more — but the mesh panels and side handles ensure that you can grab what you need without upsetting everything else. Get this set in your choice of several different colors.
32. These Compression Bags That Save You A Ton Of Space
Especially when it comes to storing winter clothes, heavy blankets, and puffy pillows, these vacuum storage bags can save you a ton of space. Just stuff the reinforced bags full of whatever you want to put away; then use the included pump to suck out all the air, decreasing the bag's size by 80 percent. "These things are amazing!" one reviewer writes, while another says, "I've bought many different brands of vacuum bags and none of them stand up to these."
33. A Rack That Also Dispenses Foil, Plastic Wrap, And Paper Towels
The Leifheit four-in-one kitchen dispenser mounts on your wall to display your spices and hold your paper towel roll — but it also has two additional built-in dispensers that you can load with your most-used materials. Bakers can load it with parchment paper, leftover-lovers can put in some plastic wrap, and barbecuers can throw in a roll of aluminum foil; it even has sliders to cut the piece at the ideal length.
34. This Unique Hanger For All Those Hard-To-Store Accessories
The InterDesign Classico hanger has eight loops in two different sizes to hang your scarves, belts, ties, and other accessories. Even though it's made from rust-resistant steel, the continuous bends don't have any bumps or welded spots that could potentially snag on fragile fabrics — and it comes in five different finishes to match your existing closet decor.
35. These Clips That Let You Hang Up Your Mugs
Slide these clips onto any standard-sized shelf, and you’ll instantly have a convenient place to store mugs, utensils, rags, and more. They’re made from heavy-duty iron that’s resistant to rust — and they even come in two colors to match any kitchen: black, or white.
36. A Sliding Caddy That Helps You Reach Distant Appliances
Tired of dragging your coffee machine forward every morning? Just place it on this sliding caddy. Not only does it help you reach your appliances, but it can also support up to 25 pounds. Plus, it’s made from premium plastic that’s completely BPA-free.
37. A Hanging Caddy That's Like Having An Extra Bedside Table
Maybe your bedside table is overflowing, or maybe you don't have a bedside table. Either way, the mDesign bedside caddy offers four new pockets to hold your electronics, reading material, headphones, remote controls, and even a drink. The caddy itself is made from durable yet classy canvas, while the steel wire slips under your mattress or bed-frame for installation-free use.
38. This Backpack That Collects All Your Makeup In One Swift Movement
If your makeup typically ends up scattered across your entire vanity, the JHMKEA lazy bag is a brilliant solution. When it's time for your morning routine, it folds out flat to form a mat so you can see all your cosmetics at once. Then when it's time to leave, just pull the drawstring to collect everything — and should you need to travel with it, the drawstrings double as backpack straps. It even comes in eight colors and cute patterns, too.
39. This Unique Hanger For All Those Hard-To-Store Accessories
This unique hanger has multiple loops where you can hang your scarves, belts, ties, and other accessories. Even though it's made from tough metal, the continuous bends don't have any bumps or welded spots that could potentially snag on fragile fabrics — and it comes in two different finishes to match your existing closet decor.
40. A Hanging Organizer For All Your Wrapping Supplies
If your sizable wrapping paper collection is scattered around the house, this hanging storage solution is a "great organizer" that "holds a lot of wrapping supplies." It's made from rugged, transparent plastic and has designated pockets for rolls, bows, cards, tissue paper, and more. Best of all, it comes with a rotating hook and an over-the-door rod so you can hang it pretty much anywhere.
41. A Miniature Vacuum That Reaches Into Tight Spaces
Whether you’ve got crumbs in your car or under your keyboard, this little vacuum can clean them out with ease. The attachments are thin, allowing you to easily reach into tight spaces — and each order even comes with three different ones to help you tackle a variety of jobs. Bustle may receive a portion of sales from products purchased from this article, which was created independently from Bustle's editorial and sales departments.