If you live in a tiny apartment, you probably have to give more thoughts regarding organizing your house than otherwise.
My last apartment was quite small, and I lived there for a long time. Fortunately, I was always successful in keeping my tiny apartment organized and clutter-free.
If you are looking for organizing hacks for a small space or a small apartment, you have come to the right place.
All you need is to be a slight bit creative and clever. I have a few brilliant and easy ideas for organizing your small house.
17 Remarkable Ideas for Organizing Small Spaces
1. Make full use of those kitchen cabinet doors
If you can use those cabinet doors, you will be saving a lot of space in your kitchen. For example, you can try out a hanger basket for your cabinet door.
Place your oven mitts in it once you are done cooking in the microwave. You will no longer lose your oven mitts.
2. Install shelves in the ceiling
If you do not have sufficient space to store all of your books, you can try installing shelves in the ceiling. You can store all of your old books there.
It will save you a lot of space if you can install one above any furniture like your study table.
3. Use a console table as your dining table
If you do not have enough space for placing a dining table, you can use a console table. Place it behind the couch in your living area, and you can enjoy your meals there while watching a movie.
4. Place a few wired baskets underneath your bed
You can use the space underneath your bed. There is a lot of space under your bed that goes into waste.
I have placed a few wired baskets where I keep my shoes. I think it is a great place to store shoes.
5. Install corner shelves in rooms
Whether it is your kitchen or bedroom, I will suggest you install corner shelves. The corners of every room are usually untouched.
Use this space to store books, regular accessories, or decorative items.
6. Hang an extra shower rod on the backside of the bathroom door
If you have a small bathroom, you can try adding an extra rod behind your bathroom door. As a result, you will be able to store your towels there.
You can also hang your clothes in the shower rod.
7. Fold your clothes and store them in wire storage baskets
If you don’t have much space in your closet, you can use wire storage baskets. These baskets are the ultimate way to keep your clothes organized as well as save a lot of space.
This trick comes in handy when you do not have enough space to hang all of your clothes.
8. Place a fabric door organizer behind your bedroom door
If you want to keep your regular items like a money bag, keys, scarves, etc.in one place, you can hang a fabric door organizer behind your bedroom door.
These fabric door organizers come with 3-4 compartments so that you can store different things in different compartments.
9. Hang craft supplies on a pegboard
Set a pegboard and hang all of your crafting supplies there. As a result, you will not need to use an extra drawer or storage to store your crafting supplies.
You can use small plastic baskets to store the markers and pens. Also, use a light weighted wired basket for paints.
10. Use the space above your bathroom door for storage
I have installed a small shelve above my bathroom door. I keep the extra towels and bathroom there.
As towels can take a lot of space in your bathroom cabinet, this hack will help you if you have a small bathroom.
11. Install a few shelves in your bathroom
A lot of apartments do not have enough cabinets in the bathroom. You can install a few shelves in the bathroom to store your toiletries.
Also, you can store your makeup kits and other items there.
12. Get an ottoman with storage
You can store your blankets and pillows in an ottoman with storage. I have one in my bedroom.
These are great to store extra blankets and sheets if you don’t have enough space in your bedroom to store them.
13. Get rid of that large laundry basket
If you have a small bedroom, that large laundry basket will take a lot of space. Instead, use a hanging laundry basket made with fabric.
Hang this behind the door of your bedroom or bathroom. You will find these online.
14. Install small wire baskets in the pantry
I am sure you have a lot of unused spaces in your pantry. Hang a few small wired baskets to store your spices, ketchup, mayonnaise, etc.
If you can use these empty spaces, your pantry will be more organized than before.
15. Use S-shaped hooks to hang pants
If you use hangers to store your pants, it will take a lot of space in your closet. You can try out a few S-shaped hooks.
Hang the jeans and pants in these hooks. You will have a lot of space for your other clothing items.
16. Use a hanging shoe organizer
If you do not have enough space to store your shoes, you can try using a hanging shoe organizer.
You can hang one behind any door. Store all of your shoes there. Also, as the compartments are transparent, you can easily find them.
17. Don’t forget to declutter
It is a crucial step for you if you live in a small apartment. I always emphasize on decluttering as it makes organizing so easier.
Get rid of all the things you don’t need like an old washcloth, paper clutter, old jewelry, dresses, etc.
These are my ideas for organizing small spaces. I follow some of these in my current apartment, as well. You can also apply these hacks if you have a small apartment.
Let me know what you think about these hacks.