The Stylish $39 West Elm Organizer That Will Free Up So Much Space in Your Kitchen (and Beyond!)

published Jan 18, 2024
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If home organizers have a dedicated fan club, it’s us. They’ve saved us time and time again, whether we were dealing with under-sink clutter, overflowing dresser drawers, or a disorderly blanket collection. But if we had to gripe about one thing, it would be over the fact that most organizers aren’t that fun to look at. This is especially true if you’re looking for the cheapest option; chances are, you’re going to receive a basic plastic caddy or divider that’s not exactly worth displaying — quite the opposite. If you spend some extra time browsing, however, you might just come across something that gets the job done and looks good on your counter. Case in point: West Elm’s Modern Lazy Susan. At $39, it’s not the most affordable turntable on the market, but it’s also not the most outrageously priced. But after one look at its sleek, versatile design, we’re sold.

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What is the Modern Lazy Susan?

What makes this storage solution so great is its double-duty design. Not only will the turntable keep kitchen gadgets and office supplies organized, but it also keeps them within easy reach, so you don’t have to dig through a cabinet or rummage inside a drawer to find what you need. But why this particular Lazy Susan? For one, its 7-by-7.5-inch size is perfect for a variety of small areas in the home, be it the bathroom vanity or the spot by your coffee maker. Plus, it’s so chic, which isn’t surprising when you learn that it was made in collaboration with Pottery Barn. It might be in West Elm’s kids’ section, but its clean and modern silhouette is far from childish.

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Why You’ll Love the Modern Lazy Susan

In addition to looking great, the organizer is also durable. It’s made of powder-coated iron and boasts a wooden handle for easy portability. It also helps that you get four divided compartments for even more efficient organization. We also appreciate its high walls, which help keep tricky items like snack bars, pens, and makeup brushes from toppling over. This feature also keeps the contents concealed, adding to the organizer’s overall clean aesthetic. Ultimately, no matter which room you place it in, you’ll want to keep the turntable on display.

If you have yet to purchase a product like this — or you want to add another one to a different part of your home — this West Elm offering should jump to the top of your shopping list. You can thank us later!