The 10 Things That Got Us More Organized in 2018
What if we told you that you can get your kitchen in tip-top shape (just like those perfectly organized pantries and cabinets that you scroll past on Instagram) without calling in a professional organizing service? That’s right — you can do it all by yourself. Well, with the help of some special organizers that you can buy online.
These are the items — big and small — that helped us get our sh*t together (literally!) in 2018. We’re betting they’ll help you in 2019.
1. InterDesign Linus Fridge Binz Soda Can Organizer with Shelf, $20 at Container Store
If you’re a soda or a sparkling water fanatic, trust us when we tell you that after buying one of these, your fridge will never be the same. You can take inventory of the number of cans you have left, stack things on the flat top, and pull out a single can without sending the rest toppling over.
Read more: The Best $20 I Ever Spent on My Fridge
2. Design Ideas Lincoln Undershelf Basket, $32
Undershelf baskets are usually a little more industrial-looking, which is why this rose gold stunner is such a breath of fresh air. You won’t mind having this organizer in plain sight. Use it to stash tea towels, ingredients, or smallish dishes.
3. Decorative Gold Envelope, $13 at Target
Everyone needs a kitchen catch-all for odds and ends like coupons, bills, lists, and other miscellaneous things that can clutter up your island or countertops. This envelope is a cheap (yet chic!) solution.
4. Lotus Trolley Bag, $35
For those who rely on reusable totes while grocery shopping (WE ALL SHOULD), this trolley bag is a game-changer. The bags span the width of the average grocery cart so that you can arrange your purchases by category and make loading (and unloading) a lot easier.
5. Whitmor Supreme Baker’s Rack, $60
The people of Reddit have spoken and have rave reviews for this kitchen rack with wire shelving and a removable wooden cutting board. It’s a great way to create more storage opportunities in a small kitchen — at a super-affordable price.
6. Umbra Float Kitchen Organizer, $15
Kitchen countertops are a dangerous clutter zone, so here’s an idea: Mount this organizer under a kitchen cabinet and suspend all of your most-used utensils from it. Grab and go!
7. InterDesign Kitchen Sink Suction Holder for Sponges, $4
You guys … this is a SPONGE HOLDER and you should use it in EVERY ROOM OF THE HOUSE. Pardon the caps lock, but we’re super excited about all the possibilities for this suction-cupped catch-all. Snacks! Condiments! Coupons!
8. YouCopia Crazy Susan, $13
Have you ever dug through your pantry, only to find that the one thing you’re looking for is all the way in the back? And you have to rearrange everything just to reach it? The lazy Suzan (or, in this case, “Crazy” Susan) is the answer to that problem.
9. Rose Gold Magazine Holder, $18
Not only is this magazine holder super useful (think about all the pantry organizing possibilities), but it’s also super visually appealing. A pantry organizing idea, in case you needed one: Magazine holders can accommodate most canned goods!
10. mDesign Food Storage Lid Organizer, $20
Ashamed at the state of your Tupperware cabinet? One of these handy lid organizers would definitely help you get it in check.
What about you? Did you buy any life-changing organizers this year? Tell us about them in the comments below!