Organize & Clean

Maximize Your Unused Space with These Stylish Corner Organizers Starting at $27

published Mar 14, 2023
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When you live in a small space, you have to get crafty with how you store your things. That could mean buying under-bed clothing bins, investing in a multi-compartment shoe rack, or figuring out the best way to organize your reusable food containers. You really have no idea how creative you can be until you realize your groceries won’t fit inside your fridge! But even if you think you’ve got it all figured out, many of us small space dwellers are completely overlooking some prime storage spots that every home has. I’m talking about corners, of course! Because they can be quite narrow and out of the way, it’s understandable if you’ve never considered placing any furniture in these elusive spots. But there’s actually a whole category of home goods that have cornered this market. To see what I mean, just check out the organizers we’ve rounded up below. There’s one (or in some cases, a few) for every room of the house that’ll help you make the most out of previously unused spaces.

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Your closet might be tiny, but you're fortunately not limited to squishing clothes in as the only means of storage. Try a corner rack like this one, instead. The Camrey rack features a generous, curved rod that acts as hanging space, as well as four hooks, a base shelf for shoes, and a top shelf for other accessories. Whether you place it by the front entryway or in your bedroom, there's no doubt you'll get tons of use out of it.

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If you're looking for a shelving unit that's compact, sturdy, and easy to assemble, look no further than this five-tiered corner shelf. Not only does it have all the aforementioned features, but it also looks great with its two-toned design. You can choose amid 15 different colors and, depending on the one you go with, an array of different sizes. And at under $30, we'd understand if you wanted to grab two!

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Yamazaki Home

You could technically place this triangular shelf riser anywhere you want on the kitchen counter, whether that's by the sink or next to the stove. But it'll also fit neatly into that spot below where the cabinets meet, transforming your lack of pantry space. The riser can hold anything from cookware to dry goods, as long as it doesn't outweigh 22 lbs.

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Embrace French farmhouse vibes with this adorable two-door corner cabinet, which is available in five different sizes and finishes. You get all the necessary assembly hardware and instructions included in your purchase, not to mention an accessory that adheres the cabinet to the wall so that it never budges. We think this piece would be a lovely addition to any dining room or bathroom thanks to its charming vintage design.

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West Elm

Optimize your laundry space with this chic hamper, which sports a minimal canvas bag and steel frame, complete with wheels. You have the option to purchase it with or without a lid. We definitely recommend the former, as you can use the surface to hold your detergent, dryer sheets, and other laundry accessories. The hamper stays so out of the way, you might even forget it's there.

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Home Depot

We suggest getting this tiny but spacious corner bookcase if you struggle to fit a nightstand next to your bed. The unit measures just under a foot wide, so you can place it in the corner next to your bed and have open shelving without anything pressing up against the side. The piece would also look great as a side table by the sofa with its wooden finish and minimalist design.

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Say goodbye to cluttered counters when you install this industrial-chic unit on top. The three-tiered shelf can hold anything from spices to jarred goods to small kitchen tools, all while tripling the amount of counter space available in some cases. You can really put it anywhere, including on your desk or even in the bathroom. At $27, the shelf is a total steal.

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If you're into Scandinavian interiors, you're bound to love this light-colored corner rack. It has a clean, elegant appearance and plenty of surface area for bags, accessories, hats, and, of course, coats. There's also a series of hooks on one side in addition to the metal rod that runs across, so you'll never feel at a loss over where to hang your umbrella or the dog's leash.

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Urban Outfitters

The Mara bookshelf is definitely a pricier option, but it's a must-have for those after a rustic farmhouse aesthetic. Made of textured mango wood, it'll instantly add warmth to your favorite reading spot. Its open-air ledges are also perfect for displaying your favorite decor, such as candles, plants, magazines, and more.

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The Container Store

We can't forget about the bathroom, can we? Expand your toiletry storage by placing this three-tiered shelf on your counter. Its silver frame will fit right in with any metallic fixtures and resist obvious rust and wear. All in all, the shelf is a great alternative to horizontal cabinets or organizers, as it essentially creates vertical storage space out of thin air.