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14 brilliant ways to keep small items stored

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Small items can create a big mess! These odds and ends are undeniably some of the most frustrating and difficult to keep organised and sorted. Household miscellany, when not controlled, can easily turn into domestic clutter, which consequently messes with your interior aesthetic and creates chaos. 

As well as generating disarray in your abode, untidiness and disorganisation also contributes to making life a little harder for yourself and your dwelling’s occupants. You’ll waste time, become frustrated and eventually need to clean up your home. That’s where we come in – we’ve gathered 14 tips and tricks to help you keep the small things in your life sorted. 

From containers to drawer tidies, there are plenty of simple steps you can implement to keep everything spick and span. Read on below and find out more!

1. Employ wall-storage with compartments in different shapes and sizes

2. This kitchen cupboard assists in organising small items and keeping appliances out of sight

 Kitchen by Johnny Grey
Johnny Grey

Richmond—A Kitchen in Three Movements

Johnny Grey

3. Sick of messy paper towel rolls? Add a cupboard tidy to keep everything ordered and neat

 Kitchen by Masutti Copat
Masutti Copat

Organizador componível

Masutti Copat

4. To keep your counters clear, consider an in-sink drying rack and organiser

 Household by simplehuman



5. A clothesbasket can be utilised for more than dirty laundry – keep linen and small cushions easily stored and accessible

 Bathroom by homify

Disco laundry basket


6. Purchase some rustic baskets to categorise and audit your home’s odds and ends

 Kitchen by Mister Toad

7. Baskets and soft pots are a great place for small plants, and look stylish too!

 Living room by bococo

Zamboanga basket


8. Add built-in shelving for candles and bathroom accessories

 Bathroom by Etons of Bath
Etons of Bath

Victorian Townhouse

Etons of Bath

9. Organising your bathroom is a serious task! Add drawer tidies similar to your kitchen to keep all the little bits and pieces orderly

10. This wall-mounted organiser is perfect for small utensils!

 Household by Design.konzeptamsaugnapf

Aufbewahrungssystem aus Gummiröhren mit Aluboden/46cmx11cmx4cm,an starken Saugnäpfen/5cm


11. Keeping a child’s room neat can be a tough ask! Add a bed with storage space for a handy and useful design

 Nursery/kid's room by Nubie Kids
Nubie Kids

Box Bed with 8 Deep Storage Drawers

Nubie Kids

12. We love these wall-mounted baskets that keep everything in their right place

 Corridor, hallway & stairs  by Korbo

Organize your hallway with Korbo


If you need help with your entrance, or any of your interior design, contact an expert via the homify website and get some professional advice today!

13. In a one-room apartment a room divider such as this can help keep the space neat, while providing extra storage space

 Bedroom by Regalraum GmbH
Regalraum GmbH

Raumteiler—Regalsystem MAXX

Regalraum GmbH

14. Look up to your storage, by employing overhead cupboards that can keep everything organised and tidy

 Bedroom by paola bagna

We hope this Ideabook provided a few ideas, tips and tricks! If you’d like more, check out: 10 chic interiors you can copy on a budget

If you've got any additional tips or tricks add them below!
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