If you spent part of the holidays Marie Kondo-ing the crap out of your home – sorting, decluttering and finally, purging -then the new year is the perfect time to introduce a few shiny organizational accessories into your suddenly tidy space. As per the KonMari method, these items must “spark joy,” so we’ve rounded up 10 essentials guaranteed to put a smile on your face.
Originally published on September 15, 2016.
TheCopperWorks Copper Garment Rack
Your most fabulous outfits deserve equally fab storage, so put them on daily display with a garment rack fashioned from gleaming copper pipes. Copper Pipe Garment Rack, $272
West Elm Crown Catchall Dish
Could this crown-shaped catchall dish be any cuter? Crafted from brass-finished aluminum, it’s the perfect size for stashing keys, loose change or jewellery. West Elm Crown Catchall, $49
Eliza Gran Pom Pom Venice Basket
With its dyed-black straw and neon peach pom pom embellishment, this whimsical storage basket is a home-organization dream come true. It also comes in a variety of other colours! Eliza Gran Pom Pom Venice Basket, US $75
CB2 Marais Gold Letter Holder
Don’t leave bills and greeting cards strewn about willy-nilly on the console like some kind of peasant. Corral them stylishly with this gold-tinted aluminum letter holder (welcome to civilization). Marais Gold Letter Holder, $20.
Glas Italia Pink Tall Bookcase
We’ve always been partial to tall, narrow, fits-anywhere storage furniture to keep a space neat and tidy. But when the design is spectacular, too? We’re tickled pink. Glas Italia Pink Tall Bookcase, US $4,495
Anthropologie’s Codify Pencil Holder
Sure, that old pen from your dentist works fine, as do those mini pencils you keep stealing from IKEA – but do they spark joy? Ditch the lot and replace it with a matching set housed in this gorgeous gold-hued holder set. Codify Pencil Holder, US $48
Urban Outfitters Looker Storage Box
In a range of sizes to fit just about anything you need to store, these cute, clear, lidded boxes are too handy to pass up (we’ll order them by the dozen, please!). Looker Storage Box, $24.
Pottery Barn Gabrielle Laundry Set
If the thought of a hyper-organized laundry room gets your pulse racing, you might want to sit down before gazing upon the beauty of this shelf, rack, rail and peg system from Pottery Barn. Gabrielle Laundry Set, $360.
Crate & Barrel Coffee Canisters
Treat your kitchen counter to a streamlined makeover with a set of sleek, modern canisters for tea and coffee (your bleary morning eyes will thank you).Coffee Storage Canister, $25.
Honeycomb Five-Ring Key Holder
Made from bamboo and hand-sanded into a sweet honeycomb shape, this five-ring key holder is perfect for busy bees who are always on the go. Etsy, Honeycomb Magnetic Key Holder, $70