Plus, how your own game-changing idea could land on the shelves at Bed Bath & Beyond.
While we wish we didn’t have to deal with clutter, without it, we wouldn’t get to experience the joy of organization. And luckily, there’s no shortage of innovative products to help you manage all the stuff. Whether you’re an organizing pro or are just starting to tackle that messy bathroom, here are five products to organize everything from tangled cords to disheveled showers. (And don’t forget to scroll down to find out how to submit your own organizational invention!)
Fridge Storage Bins
Instantly create more space in your cramped fridge with these ventilated storage bins that slide right onto the shelves. Give eggs, cheese, and fruit their own designated space within your refrigerator. You can even use this colorful storage solution for the freezer, cabinets, or pantry for more space saving functionality.
To buy: $9; amazon.com.
Clean up the playroom or your entire vanity in seconds with this all-in-one storage organizer that cinches up into a travel-friendly bundle. The Lay-N-Go comes in multiple styles, colors, and sizes to suit all your organizational needs.
To buy: From $20; layngo.com.
Container Store Cable Zipper
Finding and untangling cables behind the TV is always a nightmare—until now. This product corrals all the unsightly cords into one tube and comes with labels you can attach to each end to keep track of what cord goes where.
To buy: $15; containerstore.com.
Never let your hard work folding laundry go to waste with help from this handy organizer. This anti-microbial closet organizer allows you to pull out items from any part of the stack (yes, even the middle)—without having to worry about the entire tower of clothes crashing down on you. Plus, the accompanying folder helps you effortlessly fold every type of clothing to a uniform size and prevents wrinkles.
To buy: From $20; threadstax.com.
Simple Human Adjustable Shower Caddy Plus
Bathroom organizers don’t have to be an eyesore. Bring a spa-like feel to your shower with this sleek, adjustable, and rustproof shower storage unit. It allows you to easily adjust shelves, extend the neck up to 12 inches, and neatly store all your grooming products with multiple dividers and compartments.
To buy: $60; simplehuman.com.
Do you have an idea for the next best organization product? Real Simple is looking for independent innovators to pitch their home storage and organization solutions for every room of the house—from the mudroom to the closet. If selected, your products may be featured in select Bed Bath & Beyond stores and other retailers nationwide.
To submit your ideas to the Home Organization Invention Search, click here. Submissions close on Monday, October 9 at 11:59 EDT.