10 Cheap Closet Organization Hacks Everyone Should Know

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Closets. A source of much contention and occasional stress. I remember in our very first apartment we had approximately zero closet space. It was fantastic. 

We had way too many things shoved in the closet and and every time we opened the doors things would hit us in the literal face. 

In case you would like to learn a bit more about our disorganized chaos in our first apartment, I wrote a whole post about it here :) 

Anyway, I finally got my stuff together and organized the hell outta that tiny closet. Here is what I learned, 

It is totally possible to organize a small space on a budget

No, you don't have to throw away everything you own

Yes, it sure is totally worth the work

I wanted to share a list of ways that you can organize your small space on a budget; let's do it!
 

Space Doubling Closet Rod

This is actually amazing. As the name suggests it literally doubles your closet space. Typically, we waste space below our hanging clothes but this brilliant contraption makes sure there is no wasted space. 

Grab yours for less than $15 here!

 

Budget Friendly Bins

Found from A Bowl Full of Lemons (see source below)

Utilizing the space at the top of your closet is key in making the most of your small space. In my closet I use bins to hold scarves, flip flops, and off season sweaters. 

Grab your storage bins here!

 

Plastic hooks

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Found from Gurl.com (see source below)

Using cheap plastic hooks to store scarves is a simple solution to a storage solution that can cause headaches!

 

Hanging Storage Bins

Found from Organization Junkie (see source below)

We LOVED using these hanging organizers in our small closet! They utilized vertical space and made everything SO much easier to get to! 

Grab yours for less than $15 here!

 

Over Door Shoe Organizer

I have these super inexpensive shoe organizers on the back of every closet door in my home. I love utilizing "dead space" in my closet! We keep shoes, small purses, hats, and whatever other miscellaneous things we find in our organizer! 

Grab yours for less than $10 here!

 

Pop Tabs to double space

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Found from Organization Junkie (see source below)

Okay, this is a DIY hack that even I could do! Using a repurposed pop tab to double your hanger space is purely brilliant!

 

Clutch Organization with Lid Rack
 

Found from Frugal Coupon Living

Easily organize clutches with a lid organizer designed for the kitchen!

Grab your own for less than $20 here!

 

Rolling Storage Cart
 

We use these in our closet below our hanging clothes! We also used these as nightstands at one point because they were such a great deal! They have lasted for over 3 years now and are still looking awesome!

Grab your set of 2 here!

 

Storage Bags

These clear plastic storage bags can easily be stacked and stored at the tippy top of your closet. Personally, I use these bags to store off season clothes under our bed! 

Grab yours for less than $10 here!

 

Large Hooks to hang Tank Tops

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Found from Gurl.com (see source below)

Again, a simple solution to an annoying closet problem! Storing tank tops on one large hook in your closet saves a ton of hanging space! 

There ya have it friends! If you have any other budget friendly organization tips drop them below!

Sources

Foldable Bins- A Bowl Full of Lemons

Plastic Rings and Large Hook for Tanks- Gurl.com

Pop Tabs and Hanging bins- Organization Junkie

Clutches to Lid Rack- Frugal Coupon Living