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12 Easy Nursery Organization Hacks to Save Space

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After you’ve stock-piled allll the baby clothes, diapers, and other must-have baby items. It’s time to start preparing the nursery!

You’ll need to be able to locate everything quickly and easily after the baby arrives.

These nursery organization hacks will help you do exactly that – even if you are organizing a baby room with limited space.

Baby room organization ideas for baby clothes

From the teeny tiny socks to the cute little hats with ears, how do you keep it all organized so you can find exactly what you’re looking for?

1. Baby closet dividers

Need to organize baby’s clothes in the closet? One idea is to use baby closet dividers to keep the different sizes neat and separated.

Baby Closet Size Dividers | Set of 8 | Nursery Clothes Organization Sized from Newborn | 1 - 24 Months to Toddler | Perfect for Baby Shower (Unisex - Animals)
  • ❤ EASILY ORGANIZE YOUR BABY’S CLOSET AND SAVE YOUR VALUABLE TIME – Simply hang it, organize it & happy easy finding! No more fussing, your baby’s clothes will be organized as baby grows. With our baby closet dividers nothing will be outgrown! They are truly life savers!

2. Roll onesies to save space

Another nursery organization hack for baby clothes is to roll onesies rather than folding them how you normally would.

3. Use a hanging shoe organizer

Using a hanging shoe organizer is an easy and affordable way to organize baby blankets, diapers, and even baby clothes.


4. Hang a storage organizer in the closet

Want to maximize vertical space in the baby’s closet? A hanging storage organizer can store baby clothes, shoes, blankets, diapers, and more.

mDesign Long Soft Fabric Over Closet Rod Hanging Storage Organizer with 12 Divided Shelves, Side Pockets for Child/Kids Room or Nursery, Store Diapers, Wipes, Lotions, Toys - Gray
  • INSTANT ORGANIZATION: It is easy to add convenient custom storage to any closet with this over rod accessory organizer; 12 open compartments, 4 side pockets, and 1 elastic band store and organize clothing, shoes, accessories, receiving blankets, toys, puzzles, books, stuffed animals, plush toys, diapers, baby wipes, creams, ointments, lotions, receiving blankets, extra sheets and changing table accessories; Hangs securely over closet rod with the grip strips at top

5. Store too big baby clothes in bins

Do you have baby clothes that are way too big for baby at the moment? Or maybe you’re saving some from older siblings that baby can wear later on?

Try a storage bin with windows so that you can easily find exactly what you’re looking for.

6. Organize dresser drawer with dividers

Keep baby’s dresser drawers clutter-free and easily find what you’re looking for with drawer organizers/dividers.

These are perfect for keeping tiny baby socks, mittens, and other accessories from getting lost.

If you’re on a tight budget, the plastic bins from the dollar store may also work.

mDesign Fabric Drawer Organizer Bins, Kids/Baby Nursery Dresser, Closet, Shelf, Playroom Organization, Hold Clothes, Toys, Diapers, Bibs, Blankets, Set of 4, 2 Pack, Gray/White Polka Dot
  • INSTANT ORGANIZATION: Store and organize socks, shoes, onesies, t-shirts, receiving blankets, plush toys, small books, accessories, diaper rash creams and ointments, lotion, medicine, medical supplies, hairbrushes, combs, aspirators, thermometers and more; Mix and match storage organizers for endless organizational possibilities; Includes 2 large organizers each with 10 compartments, 2 medium organizers, and 4 small organizers

Nursery organization ideas for toys and more

What about the baby toys, diaper supplies, and other misc. baby products? Try these ideas!

7. Store baby toys in a nursery hamper

Honestly, every nursery needs a hamper or storage basket!

Use it to store baby toys or as a “catch all” for baby blankets, burp cloths, etc.

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  • CONVENIENT STORAGE BASKET KEEPS BABY'S ROOM ORGANIZED AND CLUTTER-FREE – Durable cotton rope storage basket measuring 15 inches wide and 13 inches tall. Capable of accommodating plenty of toys from your kid's room, creating a clutter free area. This baby toy storage basket isn’t only practical, but it can also be used for decorative purposes as well!

8. Hang a diaper caddy

Save space and keep all your diaper changing supplies within reach by hanging a diaper organizer on the crib, playard, or changing table.

This one holds up to 50 diapers and can be easily folded up for travel.

CRADLE STAR Hanging Diaper Caddy - Baby Shower Gifts Diaper Organizer for Changing Table - Hold 50+ Diapers - Nursery Baby Essentials for Newborn - Gray - 17x9x9 inches
  • BABY CADDY ORGANIZER - Without taking up too much space, this baby caddy organizer with 4 pockets allows you to keep diapers, ointments, toys, and other baby essentials within easy reach. The diaper storage organizer holds up to 40 diapers

9. Make a nursery organization cart

Another great way to organize your diaper-changing supplies is to turn a rolling storage cart into a mobile diaper-changing station.

10. Create a breastfeeding/pumping station

Rolling storage carts are also perfect for creating breastfeeding/pumping stations like this one:

11. Add a pocket organizer to the inside of your closet door

Another space-saving nursery organization idea is to add a pocket organizer to the inside of your closet door. Perfect for diapers and misc. baby products.

I love this one because of the large pocket space and it can’t be seen from the outside!

12. Use a cube organizer in the closet to save space

Finally, adding a cube organizer shelf to baby’s closet can also help you maximize space and keep baby’s belongings organized.

ClosetMaid 6 Cube Storage Shelf Organizer Bookshelf with Back Panel, Easy Assembly, Wood, White Finish
  • CUBE ORGANIZER: 6-Cube design with six square, cube openings for a home office, living room, hallway or anywhere in your home

There are so many cute bins you can get for these!

Hurricane Munchkin Toy Storage Box | Bin Organizer to Store Children Toys, Stuffed Animals, Books & Clothes (13" x 13" x 13") | Great for Nursery, Kids Bedroom & Playroom - Elephant
  • DESIGN SPECIFICATION: Hurricane Munchkin toy storage box is constructed using high-quality 100% polyester with animal-themed felt applique. It measures 13" x 13" x 13" and It fits easily into most cube organizer shelves, including Ikea Kallax series.

Super easy nursery organization hacks to keep baby’s room neat and tidy!

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Sarah W

Monday 11th of May 2020

Love these ideas!!


Wednesday 6th of March 2019

These are such great ideas. I implemented the rolling cart into the babys bathroom for toys, diapers/wipes, and towels after bath time! The hamper for toys will be great as I like being able to hide all the messes when needed!