1. Treasure Ottoman, $259, from Comfort Design
Tired of tidying up the living room? Here’s a quick and easy solution – an ottoman that doubles up as storage space! Double-duty furniture pieces like this are perfect space-saving solutions for smaller homes. Store extra cushions, children’s toys, snacks, magazines, really anything.
2. Macaron Styler (Tessa), $69.90, from Born In Colour.
Too many beauty products to keep track of? We’ve been there. This adorable organiser has multiple compartments of varying sizes to help you stay on top of all your nail polish bottles, face creams, compact powders and even your hairdryer!
3. Braided Grey And White Storage Baskets, from $12.80, from 3LittlePicks.
Store anything you want in these handcrafted baskets – towels, snacks, notebooks… they’re great for adding some texture to the room as well.
4. Ferm Living The Round Dorm, price unavailable, from Lifestorey.
A round storage system brings an element of surprise into your home, and adds some elegance to your wall decor. Showcase tiny trinkets you’ve collected or received, it’s the perfect way to give your home some added personality.
5. Mr Butler Wine And Magazine Rack, $99, from Naiise.
Organise your wine or magazine collection with cork leather, a material that’s very strong and resistant. Each support can hold up to 25 kg! It also saves space since you can mount it on the wall, and grants easy access whenever you require a glass of red.
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6. Arne Jacobsen Multi-Jar, $88, from Danish Design.
I love a good multipurpose accessory, don’t you? This chic alphabet jar comes with a lid if you want to keep a lid on your stored items. Use it in your kitchen to store your spices or pasta, use it in your bedroom to store your makeup or jewelry, or use it in the bathroom to store your cotton balls and q-tips.
7. Vicara J Suspended Hanger, $99 (for a set of 2), from Naiise.
Hooks are incredibly versatile and necessary for an organised home. This magnetic hanger holds up to 5 kg and can serve either as a wardrobe accessory to hold your scarves and shawls or as a kitchen aid to store your pots and pans.
8. KNOTTEN Standing Desk, $229, from IKEA.
This modern version of the traditional writing desk has so many compartments. There are drawers to store your pens and papers, small pegs to wind your phone cables with, additional racks to keep your books and a table space to work on. And you can set it anywhere in the house – it’s just like having a portable study room!
9. Madam Stoltz Tray, $79, from Make Room.
We love that this tray is made of straw, so when you conveniently chuck your keys and other knickknacks when you come through they door, they don’t make a loud clunk.
10. House Doctor Storage Book, $39, from Stylodeco.
If you want to appear like you got your life and home sorted out, this storage book is for you. It not only helps to keep your bric-a-bracs neat, tidy and away from sight, it also makes you appear like you are widely read.
11. Porto Laundry Basket, $99, from Castlery
When it comes to spring cleaning your home, the laundry room is often forgotten. After all, tucked all the way back, it isn’t the most conspicuous of rooms. Still, an organised one means that you get to save time when you do your laundry. The first step? Get a couple of this no-frills laundry basket and start separating your whites from blacks.
12. Tray Flatware Expand Bamboo, $57.95, from Crate & Barrel.
If your kitchen drawer is the bane of your existence, you probably need one of this. This sustainable bamboo drawer organiser keeps your kitchen utensils in check so you can reach for whatever you need quickly and easily. It extends out too to fit a larger drawer, and your desired width can be locked in place so everything stays put.
13. Bloomingville Chic Jewelry Stand, $59.95, from Homes To Life.
You know those times when you’re rushing to catch the train, but you can’t leave the house yet because your outfit is incomplete without that one accessory that is unfortunately tangled up with the rest of your jewelry? Well, that would no longer be a thing when you have this chic jewelry stand that keeps your blings and baubles neat and tangle-free. It also comes with a marble base for smaller trinkets like rings.
14. LÅDDAN Storage Bag, $12.90, from IKEA.
Store your bathroom bits and bobs with this convenient storage bag. It can be secured onto any bathroom hook with the handle, and it is also see-through so you know easily reach out for what you need.
16. Mileen Leaning Wall Shelf, $249, from Hipvan
If you have a small apartment, make use of your vertical wall space with this leaning wall shelf from Hipvan. Not only can it contain books and your favourite magazines, you can also use it to display your potted plants on the balcony as well.
18. Pegboard, $19.90, from IKEA
This multi-tasker can be used everywhere in the home! Place it in the bathroom to hold holders for your toothbrushes and shavers, or place it near your vanity table to hold your makeup brushes and lippies, this handy item has endless usage.