Gift Edit 2023

20 Gifts for the Organized Person in Your Life

published Nov 28, 2023
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We all have that friend who manages to keep every aspect of their life in order, whether that means planning hangouts or keeping their home spick and span. On the other hand, we also have those friends who might need a little intervention when it comes to keeping things straight. No matter which type of person you’re shopping for, we’ve rounded up a list of products that are sure to help them keep their day-to-day running smoothly. From must-have home tech products to travel bags with built-in organizational components, these ingenious picks will allow your besties to stay focused on the fun parts of everyday life regardless of whether they’re chilling at home or taking a vacation. There isn’t a ton of time left to shop before the December holidays arrive, so have a look through the products below, and order them now to have plenty of wrapping time to spare.

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From our partner
was $345.00

If you have a friend who's constantly looking for ways to perfect their carry-on packing efficiency, then this is the suitcase for them. Engineered with a built-in shelving system, this carry-on is sure to keep you ultra-organized on all future trips. Plus, it comes with a built-in charger!

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Dagne Dover
was $50.00

This toiletry organizer is perfect for accommodating any ever-expanding skincare routine. It comes with six adjustable compartments to fit varying sizes of toiletries and is a solid pick for travel or for general bathroom storage.

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This calendar takes the simple communal calendar up a huge notch. This digital display connects to wifi to your calendar software of choice between Apple, Google, Outlook, Cozi, or Yahoo. Combined with the mobile app, you’ll never lose track of your schedule again.

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was $35.00

This undated planner allows your giftee to be more flexible with how they track your time. If they have a light week, for example, they can skip over weeks during which tracking isn’t necessary and start each page anew at whatever point in time they prefer.

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Mark & Graham
was $79.00

This chic jewelry organizer is fabulous for travel, boasting a zipper pouch for bracelets and earrings, tabs for rings and stud earrings and looped clips so that necklaces won’t get tangled. Plus, you can add a foil-debossed monogram to personalize it.

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These magnetic capsules serve as ideal travel storage for short trips. They can hold anything from skin and hair care products to jewelry to vitamins.

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was $139.99

Talk about taking jewelry storage to the next level — this mounted jewelry cabinet contains one large ring cushion, one bracelet rod, two bottom drawers, give shelves, 32 necklace hooks, 48 stud earring holes, and 90 earring slots. Plus, the cabinet door has a mirror on the front.

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West Elm
was $75.00

Basket storage is a great way to keep things out of the way while still adding to the decor of a space. Whether it be for blanket storage, shoe storage, or anything else, this basket is sure to keep your home feeling nice and tidy.

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Mustard Made

Throw it back to high school with this cute locker storage option, perfect for a home office space. This features two adjustable shelves, two cable holes, and two wall attachment points. It also comes in eleven colors to match any space.

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was $48.00

If a more analog approach to planning is preferred, this wall planner is the perfect pop of color to add to your recipient's arsenal. The poster-sized calendar is open-dated, so they can start using it at any time, and they can either display one month at a time or all at once.

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If your loved one is looking to downsize their physical book collection, the Kindle Scribe is a great place to start. This e-reader comes in three different storage sizes (16GB, 32GB, or 64GB) to help them meet their reading goals, and it also can operate as a digital notebook.

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Boasting over 2,500 lessons covering hundreds of topics, a Masterclass subscription is a great tool for keeping all of your friend's interests and hobbies under one subscription service. Whether it be food, design, entertainment, or business, Masterclass has got you covered.

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was $399.00

For those who like to have up-to-date health data on hand (literally), an Apple Watch is a foolproof option for tracking activity, heart rate, temperature, blood oxygen levels, and more. Plus, if your recipient already has an iPhone, they can also connect calls and texts through their watch, as well.

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Rifle Paper Co.
was $16.00

For stationery addicts (myself included), there’s nothing quite like writing with a new, beautiful, and high-quality pen. Enter Rifle Paper Co. and its comfortably weighted rollerball pens, perfect for writing in a planner, checking off a to-do list, or simply for keeping in a purse just in case.

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If you know someone who takes a lot of photos, a photo printer is a must. This portable model from HP is nice and compact, and it can print photos straight from any smartphone.

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The Container Store

Closet storage is often one of those finite resources, so knowing how to optimize that space to fit everything you need is essential. One way to maximize the space is with a door rack such as this one from The Container Store, which features three ventilated shelves, a hanging rod, and four sliding mesh drawers.

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Bespoke Post

These storage gems are perfect for all the bits and bobs around the home that don’t always have a home. These are perfect for things like cotton balls, q-tips, as well as jewelry.

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was $37.00

Sometimes you just need a catchall tray to organize the chaos, and these leather trays from TherasDecorandGifts on Etsy are a stylish way to drop trinkets that otherwise don’t have a home. They come in three different sizes as well as eight different colors, and you can even buy a set of three that features all three sizes.

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Great Jones

Inspired by Julia Child’s kitchen organization, this pegboard set is a customizable way to organize hanging storage. The kit includes one 20”x 20” pegboard, four drywall anchors, four screws, six hanging hooks, two magnets, and a digital installation guide.

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was $145.00

If you don’t have enough floor space to store your blankets, this blanket ladder is a great way to maximize your vertical storage. It can also be used for hanging towels in your bathroom.