7 Brilliant Drawer Organizers to Sneak in Extra Storage Space

Drawer Organizers Adding Extra Storage Space to Kitchen Drawer

If your junk drawer is overflowing with collected odds and ends and your kitchen drawers are a jumble of every cooking gadget you've ever owned, it's time for a mini makeover. Just think how much time and frustration you'll save searching for that missing pair of scissors or spatula if you transform all of the cluttered drawers in your home into organized storage spaces. And making the change is easier than you think. The first step: investing in a drawer organizer or two that will help keep everything in its place. From dividers that separate spoons from forks, to a tray designed just for stashing jewelry, these clever drawer organizers will help sort out even in the most chaotic drawers in your home.

Olivewood flatware tray with five sections photo

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Olivewood Flatware Tray

If you don't already own a flatware tray for your utensil drawer in the kitchen, then this crucial organizer should land at the top of your shopping list. It's so simple, it does all of the work for you. With separate slots for storing spoon, forks, and knives, you won't have to think twice about what belongs where. It doesn't hurt that this olivewood option is also incredibly stylish.

To buy: $80, williams-sonoma.com.

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Linen drawer organizers with divided sections photo

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Linen Drawer Organizers

If you've always dreamed of having an underwear drawer that's as neat as the ones at the lingerie store, these pretty linen drawer organizers can help make that dream a reality. The divided sections in each bin give a spot for each pair of panties, socks, or scarves, so you'll never have to dig through a pile to find what you're looking for.

To buy: From $11 each (usually $15), containerstore.com.

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Acrylic stackable drawer organizers with lipgloss, cotton pads, and an eyelash curler inside photo

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Acrylic Stackable Drawer Organizer

In the bathroom, these acrylic organizers will sort out your makeup stash, brushes, and toiletries, while the clear design lets you find what you need at a glance. Pro tip: sort through your cosmetics before you order the organizers, to make sure you order ones that will work with what you own.

To buy: From $2.50 each, containerstore.com.

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Bamboo kitchen drawer organizers with an adjustable spring photo

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Bamboo Kitchen Drawer Organizers

The bestselling drawer organizer on Amazon, these bamboo drawer dividers have an adjustable spring, so they adapt to fit drawers that measure between 17 3/8 and 22 inches long. Designed to fit most drawers, these dividers can be put to work in the kitchen, bathroom, craft room—anywhere there's a messy drawer in need of a makeover. Plus, since these wooden dividers are easy to remove and wipe clean, keeping your freshly organized drawers spotless is a cinch.

To buy: $30, amazon.com.

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Stackable jewelry tray with 20 compartments photo

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20-Compartment Stackable Jewelry Tray

Want to turn an empty drawer into your own customized jewelry box? Just order this convenient jewelry tray with 20 compartments for storing earrings, necklaces, and rings. Bonus: each tray is stackable, so you can add as many as the height of your drawer will allow.

To buy: $20, bedbathandbeyond.com.

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Knife block drawer insert showing a collection of knives in the slots photo

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Knife Block Drawer Insert

Storing unguarded knives in a drawer poses a danger to your fingers every time you reach for a paring knife. To turn an ordinary drawer into a safe knife block, install this handy insert that provides a slot for every knife. Not only will your fingers be safer, but your knives will also stay sharp and unscratched.

To buy: $54 (usually $59), wayfair.com.

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Deep and shallow metal desk drawer organizer with a variety of interior colors photo

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Deep and Shallow Desk Drawer Organizers

To corral all of the pushpins, paper clips, and pencils rolling around inside your desk drawer, order these metal desk drawer organizers. These colorful pieces are meant to be mixed and matched, turning a boring work drawer into a rainbow of organization. Even better, they're stackable, so the versatile containers can be configured into any arrangement that works for you.

To buy: From $3 each, containerstore.com.

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