Small Space Organization
Living in a small space comes with a unique set of challenges! Check out our tips and must haves to gather inspiration and ideas for your space.
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Our exclusive PEVA Under Bed Storage Bag fits under most beds to store and protect out-of-season clothes or linens. Two handles make it easy to access from beneath a bed. The 2-way zipper allows you to open the bag fully for easy access to the contents. This product is made from PEVA (polyethylene vinyl acetate,) a non-chlorinated vinyl. Because it is chlorine-free, this material is considered better for the environment than PVC (polyvinyl chloride).
Stop stressing over items lost in deep, lower cabinets - our exclusive Cabinet-Sized Elfa Mesh Drawer solution will bring items front and center and maximize your space! It's the perfect drawer storage solutions for plenty of small spaces, including kitchen pantries, linen closets, playrooms, offices, bathrooms, coat closets, craft spaces, and more! It's an easy way to organize your space in an instant!
These Italian-made, vinyl-coated Undershelf Baskets are great for storing napkins, small food jars, or table linens. Simply slide one onto an existing shelf up to 1" thick. Available in white, silver, or lava (shown) finishes, they can add a nice modern touch to any kitchen pantry or cabinet and help you maximize even small spaces!
Our modular storage pieces can help organize so many spaces in the office or at home. Choose from plastic or bamboo lids to create the perfect solution for sorting supplies on a desk, organizing a craft room, or keeping things neat in a fridge or pantry. When paired with lids, boxes stack securely to maximize space. Use them without lids as catchalls or convenient drawer organizers. Each lid can double as a small tray. With clean lines and a modern look, these pieces look great displayed.
Our iDesign Wallspace System is the perfect spring cleaning helper, allowing you to make the most of even the smallest of spaces. Use them to create the perfect entryway, garage, or playroom storage solution. See more on our Container Stories blog!
Create a personal organizer that makes the most of your space with these stackable, mixable, modular storage bins. Choose from narrow designs perfect for closets and dorms, or opt for wider bins that work in craft rooms or home offices. There's even a selection of bin styles. Open-front bins provide easy access to shoes and folded garments, while drop-front bins display and protect favorite items and include a fitted lid.
Available only at The Container Store, this White Elfa 2' Reach-In Closet is ideal for very small spaces. It provides room for short-hanging garments, Ventilated Shelves for storing and displaying shoes and smooth-gliding Mesh Drawers that keep folded garments neat and easily accessible. All Elfa components are adjustable, so the solution is completely flexible!
For economical, attractive storage of books, CDs, DVDs and Blu-Rays, our Solid Wood Stackable Folding Bookshelf is the answer. Easy to transport or store, the bookshelf folds flat when not in use. Fold out its three shelves to create a wealth of storage space. Made from natural hardwood with a fresh white finish, it features gently rounded corners for a soft, tailored appearance. For larger jobs, two stacked units can be secured together with metal plates in the back.
With its clean, uncluttered lines and natural materials, this bamboo shelf brings an instant sense of order to any small space. Use it as a spa-like accent in a bath or dressing area. It's a fresh look anywhere you need instant extra storage, and can even slide into service as entryway catchall or an office bookcase.
When it comes to storage space under a bathroom sink, nothing gets the job done like our exclusive Cabinet-Sized Elfa Drawers. Available only at The Container Store, this solution measures just 17-1/4" in depth and only 10" in width, so it's perfect for storing everything from toiletries and cosmetics to hair dryers, curling irons and cleaning supplies. Plus the Melamine Top provides an additional surface for storage. Works well in the kitchen or laundry room too!
A simple-yet-sturdy Elfa Drawer Unit is a super easy way to add instant organization to a small kitchen space--or just about any other small space for that matter! From bathroom cabinet drawers to mobile units for laundry, we have storage solutions for all kinds of spaces! Shop our collection here.
Designed for double hang closets, this Wide 10-Compartment Hanging Shoe Organizer lets you use your closet rod to store shoes for easy access. It accommodates five pairs of men's shoes or 10 pairs of women's while occupying just under 10" of closet rod space. It can also organize accessories. Made of breathable canvas, this hanging organizer features a reinforced top panel and shelves for added strength and durability. Available in natural or grey, they're perfect for dorm closets too!
Elfa can help you create a customized entryway / mudroom solution that helps keep you organized as you head out the door. Create a station for posting notes, hanging coats and shoes, storing keys and phones, or for holding recycling bins. Contact us today for a free custom design!
Your closet - or entryway, if that's where shoes are removed - deserves to be free of clutter. Give footwear a beautiful home with this stackable shoe shelf. As part of our exclusive collection of sustainable products designed by Marie Kondo, it's crafted of New Zealand pine that's been certified by the Forest Stewardship Council (FSC®). Stack up to three shelves securely - no tools needed - and store up to 12 pairs in all.
Use this sturdy 2-Tier Sliding Organizer to make the contents of your kitchen or bathroom cabinet easily accessible. Once installed at the base of the cabinet, the organizer pulls out smoothly to provide visibility and quick access to stored items. The second tier can be mounted to either the left or right side of the base to avoid pipes.
If our stackable organizer seems like the perfect storage chest for crafting, that's because it's been designed from the crafter's point-of-view. Small and medium clear drawers keep contents sorted so tiny supplies are easy to find and ready to use. Each drawer slides out for convenient access so you're all set to organize beads and craft accessories, sort push pins and office supplies or keep nails and hardware handy.
Whether you need storage in a small entryway closet, kid's room or guest closet, our Elfa Classic 3' Closet Starter Kit gives you everything you need to make the most of your space. Incredibly strong and completely adjustable, you can use it to create a closet with space for both long and short hanging clothes, use the Ventilated Shelves for shoes or folded clothes, or create a closet exclusively for short-hanging clothes.
Strong enough for coats or backpacks, this steel hook is ready to use - no tools or extra space required. Simply slip it over the top of any door. Two hooks create an instant home for jacket and cap, dress and handbag, or any favorite pairing. The sleek profile blends easily with its surroundings. This door hook is even a snap to remove and relocate so you can always enjoy a little extra storage right where you need it.
Bike enthusiasts rejoice! Our 2-Bike Donatello Gravity Stand makes it easy to store and retrieve two bikes. Made from powered-coated steel, this sturdy stand features two rubber-coated support arms that securely hold two bikes of any style. Rubber feet protect floors so it's ideal for use at home or the office. No installation is needed in walls or ceiling - it leans against the wall, and gravity does the rest!
For dorms, playrooms, teen bedrooms - anywhere you need serious clutter-control with a fun look - our metal shelving unit is an easy solution. Its solid steel frame is perfect for everyday duty. Three steel mesh shelves provide breathable storage and can be adjusted in single-inch increments for a custom configuration. Four adjustable feet assure a steady, level surface on uneven floors. A great storage solution for small spaces!
Bring some cool hues to your countertop, bathroom, or closet with our Stackers Jewelry Boxes in Dusky Blue. Use them to create a customized jewelry storage solution that makes the most of your vertical space! Shop the collection here.
Made of sturdy translucent polypropylene, our Shimo Storage Bins and Drawers are stylish storage solutions perfect for small spaces. They're great for organizing offices, craft rooms, kitchens, closets, and more! Shop the collection here.
Keep files and projects close at hand with our Multi-Purpose Bins. Perfectly sized to hold letter-size interior file folders, you can also use them to organize binders, notebooks and magazines. Great for all kinds of narrow spaces--kitchens, bathrooms, closets, offices, play rooms, and more!