‘Tis the season to organize all the things! Here are 20 home organization essentials that will help sort your stuff to keep it orderly and easily accessible.
An organized home = an organized, calm mind.
Organized spaces allow my shoulders to relax and my chest to breathe deeper. The start of any new year is always a popular time to organize your things – whether it’s your daily schedule, your digital life, or your linen closet. While I do think the first step to creating organized systems is decluttering your home, having the right tools can significantly help the way you organize your things to keep them neat and tidy.
I love to repurpose things in my house so I don’t need to spend hundreds of dollars on baskets and bins. Old boxes, decorative items, and hand-me-downs all make great storage dividers.
But sometimes you just need the perfect divider, basket, or bin
That said, sometimes you just need to go buy everything at The Container Store! Maybe you’re starting from scratch, or maybe you need juuuuust the right thing for a certain spot. I’ve had some of my organizers since college! It pays to invest in some high quality ones and carry them from home to home.
Here is a roundup of 20 affordable, home organization products to keep your things neat, orderly, and easily accessible.
20 Home Organization Essentials
Coming from the queen of organization herself, Marie Kondo, this set of 14 boxes (with lids) runs for only $19.99. They’re perfect to organize any drawer in your house, from your home office to your dresser drawers.
These clear flexible storage chests are great for storing and protecting clothing, linens, out-of-season apparel, accessories, crafts or toys as well as life jackets, outdoor furniture cushions, pool toys, sleeping bags, etc. Use in your linen closet, garage, attic, and more!
How’s it looking under your bathroom sink? After you discard expired personal care products, organize your bottles and brushes with these clear organizers.
Lazy susans make organization a breeze! And since I love anything from Hearth & Hand, I thought this wooden lazy susan would work great as a tool in your panty for oils and sauces. Or even display it on your counter!
The Home Edit does organization right. If you need to do a major overhaul of your kitchen pantry, these pantry canisters are not only practical to hold flours, dry goods, snacks, and more, but they’ll make your pantry look like a masterpiece.
These stacking wire baskets are multipurpose. Use them as a fruit basket on your kitchen counter, or stack a couple in your pantry to hold onions, potatoes, winter squash, and the like.
I can help you organize your digital photos, but how about all of the ones you’ve printed over the years? This photo box is such a great idea to organize 4×6 photos by year, event, child, etc.
If you’re tight on room in your bathroom, use the cabinet doors for extra storage space. This basket hangs over a cabinet door to give easy access to your hair styling tools. No more twisted cords here!
This storage bin set can help organize so many spaces in the office or at home. Stack them to maximize space, or set out as open catchalls.
If you’re like me and tend to keep most important documental digitized, but have a few hard copies that need to be saved for special instances, these legal size zippered vinyl pouches protect your documents so you can take them where they need to go!
Another lazy susan with dividers to keep your most frequently used pantry items front and center. Use them to store sauces, salsas, and sweeteners or to hold energy bars, popcorn, and baby food pouches.
If you need a new way to organize your spices, this 3-tier expandable spice rack displays your spices for easy access. Tip: alphabetize them!
This 3-pack of cotton woven baskets would be great for a kids room or playroom. Stuff with socks, beanies, face masks, baby accessories, and more.
I love deep storage bins to hold pantry staples OR cleaning supplies. I’m going to use these in our laundry room to hold our favorite eco-friendly laundry soap pods.
A beautiful wood vanity to organize your brushes and clean beauty products!
These drawer organizers could be used for office supplies, kitchen utensils, or miscalleous tools in the garage.
17. Bamboo Shoe Rack
Are your family’s shoes strung out across the living room floor? A shoe rack in your coat closet or by the back door can avoid tiny tripping hazards and tracking in trails of dirt.
Do your kids’ art supplies need a new home? Are the crayons and craft paper giving you the crazies? This deep storage bin can solve just that!
I love an organized fridge, so having compartments for specific condiments not only makes things easy to find, but less cluttered too.
Organize everything with this 25 piece set. Use a few for your junk drawer, a few in the bathroom, and even in your nightstand.