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15 Ways to Organize a Small Home or Apartment

I’m still going through all of the rooms in my home, trying to get organized — more to come. Meanwhile, I had a reader from my Tatertots & Jello site email me asking if I would do a roundup for small homes. I thought that was a great idea!

Just because you have a small space doesn’t mean it can’t be organized. And having a small home means it’s extra important to make the most of your space. There are some great ways to make a small space both functional and attractive. Check out these unique and fresh takes on making the most of modest rooms!

Let’s get started … after the break!

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  • Modern Pot Rack 1 of 15
    Modern Pot Rack
    No place to keep big pots and pans? hang them from an attractive pot rack.
    Learn more at Better Homes and Gardens
  • Walkthrough to Workspace 2 of 15
    Walkthrough to Workspace
    Turn a small walk-through into a work space by utilizing all of the vertical space with tidy shelves and bins.
    Learn more at Better Homes and Gardens
  • Make a Tiny Kitchen Luxurious 3 of 15
    Make a Tiny Kitchen Luxurious
    A tiny kitchen can be functional and even luxurious, add a folding table for added space.
    Learn more at Hemnet
  • Three-tier Bunks 4 of 15
    Three-tier Bunks
    Short on bedroom space? Add built-in bunk beds for three.
    Learn more at Apartment Therapy
  • Foldout Bed from Cabinets 5 of 15
    Foldout Bed from Cabinets
    No room for guests? Add a fold-out bed into built-in living room cabinets.
    Learn more at dornob
  • Over-door Shelf 6 of 15
    Over-door Shelf
    Mount a shelf over the door to hold baskets of essential items.
    Learn more at Better Homes and Gardens
  • Add Storage to a Small Building 7 of 15
    Add Storage to a Small Building
    Add some storage to your small bedroom with a DIY Platform bed.
    Learn more at Apartment Therapy
  • Save Space With an Under-the-counter Fridge and Freezer 8 of 15
    Save Space With an Under-the-counter Fridge and Freezer
    Instead of using up all of your space in the kitchen, install an under the counter fridge and freezer.
    Learn more at HGTV
  • Hang Large Items on the Wall 9 of 15
    Hang Large Items on the Wall
    Hang odd or large shaped items on the walls like big colanders or pans.
    Learn more at Apartment Therapy
  • Try Rolling Drawers 10 of 15
    Try Rolling Drawers
    Invest in some rolling drawers so it's easy to access everything in your small space.
    Learn more at Not Martha
  • Coffee Maker and Microwave — Combined! 11 of 15
    Coffee Maker and Microwave -- Combined!
    Combine two appliances in one with a microwave and coffee maker ... save space and show off a cool appliance too!
    Learn more at This Old House
  • Folding Kitchen Island 12 of 15
    Folding Kitchen Island
    Need extra space for meal prep but no counter space? Get a folding kitchen island.
    Learn more at Space San Diego
  • Table to Murphy Bed 13 of 15
    Table to Murphy Bed
    Invest in this ingenious idea - a full sized work space or table that also converts into a Murphy bed.
    Learn more at Inova
  • Use Spring Rods as Cupboard Partitions 14 of 15
    Use Spring Rods as Cupboard Partitions
    No place to store trays in your small kitchen? Use spring rods to partition space in a cupboard.
    Learn more at Better Homes and Gardens
  • Store Oft-Used Spices on a Cake Stand 15 of 15
    Store Oft-Used Spices on a Cake Stand
    Free up kitchen counter space by keeping often-used spices on a cake stand near your stove.
    Learn more at Martha Stewart

Do you have any organizing tips you can share? Let us know in the comments!

xoxoxo

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