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The best apartment organization hacks for small spaces
Apartments are always usually on the small size. It’s super important to keep your space organized so it doesn’t become a cluttered mess. That’s why I put together the ultimate apartment organization hacks list!
I love to find the best organization hacks to keep all of my stuff throughout my apartment organized. This list has all the storage ideas for small spaces on a budget.
One of the most important things that I have learned when it comes to organizing a small space, is utilizing every inch of open space you have. That includes corner space, vertical space, using the walls, etc. to make the most of what little room you have inside your apartment!
This list isn’t just for apartments either, there are some clever storage ideas for small houses too! I’ve come up with some really unique storage ideas for small spaces.
This post is all about the best apartment organization hacks.
1- Closet organizers
The closet is one space in the apartment that needs some organization hacks.
Keep the closet organized using baskets and laundry organizers.
2- Magazine holder for canned goods
Wow this one is a great hack! Get some cheap magazine or file holders to keep the canned goods in your kitchen together. This is a great DIY storage ideas for small spaces. Saves space and looks great!
3- Organizers inside drawers
Everyone has that one drawer filled with stuff they just can’t keep organized. Get these acrylic containers to keep everything. Each container will hold something different.
This will keep everything in the drawer organized and looking nice. I love using these for makeup drawers like this pin I found from Pinterest!
4- Utilize corner spaces
When it comes to an apartment there’s little space. It’s so important to utilize what little space you have. One space that’s normally just wasted space is the corners. I love corner storage hacks!
Get a cute corner shelf like this one!
5- Back of the door shelves
Back of the door doesn’t need to be used just for shoes! Get a shelf for the back of your bedroom door to store things like scarves, gloves, purses, accessories, and more!
6- Turntable containers
You can use turntable containers for so many different things! You can store your beauty products like makeup, skincare, lotions, etc. You can use it in the kitchen for spices, and different items inside your cabinets.
Turntable containers make it easy to find things without making a mess.
7- Over the toilet organizer
When there is little to no space you want to use every inch of space! I think apartment bathrooms hardly have any space to store products too.
I love these over the toilet shelving to keep bathroom products.
8- Makeup organizers
If you are a makeup lover, you want to keep all of your products together and organized nicely.
These acrylic organizers are so nice and have drawers you can use for every different makeup product. It even comes with a lipstick holder!
9- Shoe organizer
If you are like me you have way too many shoes and not enough space to keep them. This shoe organizer is perfect for a small space like an apartment.
10- Shoe rack
A shoe rack like this is a great simple way to keep all your shoes organized!
11- Wall shelving
It’s so important to utilize as much space as possible in an apartment. That means even using the walls!
Get these super cute floating shelves for your bathroom. You can store almost anything on them like your beauty products. Add a cute faux plant and you’re good to go!
12- Drawer containers for closet
These drawers with wheels are such a great organizer for a closet. If you have room, slide this right inside your closet. You can add your t-shirts, bras, underwear, socks, etc in these drawers.
This gives you more space in the bedroom by using less space on bedroom furniture!
13- Use baskets in storage closet
Get a few baskets like these to store the random things you have inside your storage closet.
It keeps everything together and you won’t be lost when you’re trying to remember where you put that one thing!
14- Blanket basket
If you have a million blankets like me, I like to keep them all inside one big basket on the floor.
Not only do i think this is a super cute decor idea, it keeps all of them together using up less space!
15- Containers for food
Not only is this visually pleasing, it keeps everything super neat and organized in your kitchen!
Get clear glass or plastic containers to put food such as pasta, rice, nuts, oats, sugar, flour, etc in. Don’t forget to use labels!
16- Shelves in kitchen cabinets
This is a genius apartment organization hack! Add more space inside your kitchen cabinets by adding shelves!
You’re able to keep things much more organized and neat while making more room.
17- Shelves for towels
One thing that takes up sooo much space are towels! No matter how good you fold them, they always use up a ton of room inside the closet.
Get a shelf or a wine rack (so genius!) to roll the towels and hang them up! This looks super cute too!
18- Paper towel holder for trash bags
WOW I love this one! Get a paper towel holder and screw it on the inside of a cabinet. This will make it super easy to get the next bag for the trashcan.
Stealing this one for myself!
19- Under the sink organizer
Guilty as charged when it comes to the mess underneath the kitchen sink! Getting these bins and drawers will make it hard to NOT keep it organized.
Not only that, you will be able to keep so many more products under there.
20- Adding drawers to cabinets
Yep you read that right! Buy yourself some easy to install drawers that will add sooo much room inside cabinets. It is a total game changer!
21- Refrigerator organizers
I literally love watching videos of people organizing their fridges. Is that strange?
Apartment fridges are normally on the small size so you are limited with space. These acrylic containers will keep everything together and keep your fridge looking super organized and neat!
22- Plate organizers
Plates and bowls can take up so much room inside cabinets. These organizers really make it easy to store these so you have room to put more inside!
23- Multiple hangers
If you’re like me, your clothes closet is packed so tightly you can barely fit anything else inside.
Well, these hangers give you the ability to hang multiple clothing items onto one hanger making room for more clothes. YAY!
24- Folding clothes
Ever heard of Marie Kondo? She is the organization queen and she taught me the right way to fold clothes to make even more room inside your drawers. I wish I knew this method sooner!
Here’s how to fold your t-shirts to make SO much more room inside your drawers.
25- Hair tools rack
Get this hair tools rack to keep all of your curling irons, straighteners and brushes! These items can take up so much space but with this holder it saves so much room.
26- Under the bed containers
There can be so much wasted space under your bed. Get these thin plastic containers to store things like shoes, sheets, clothes etc. Best part is that they’re tucked away and hidden!
27- TV stand with storage
Utilize every piece of furniture you have for storage! So many TV stands come with build in drawers. This means more room to keep stuff inside!
28- Pots and pans shelves
These kitchen items take up so much room. I found these great storage shelves to keep these nice and organized while making some extra space.
29- Over the door organizer for cleaning products
These organizers aren’t just for shoes! Fill each slot with a cleaning product like bleach, lysol, febreeze, etc.
30- Hooks for mugs
Hang up your mugs with metal hooks you can easily screw into your cabinets.
31- Coffee table storage
Just like the TV stand, coffee tables come with built in storage. If you’re limited on space this would be a great option for more spots to keep things inside of.
This post was all about amazing apartment organization hacks.
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Oh I love these tips! I’m in a small apartment with 2 young kids and I feel like I need more bins to stock everything! I love the idea of back of the door organizers! Why didn’t I think of that?
OMG, these organizing ideas are awesome! I don’t have an apartment but I’m always looking for better organization in closets, drawers and more. Thanks for sharing!
I love all things organization! Especially when everything is nice and pretty. We recently got these containers for our cotton pads, Q-tips, etc., and it’s been a game-changer. Thanks for all the ideas!