11 Ideas for Organizing Your Kitchen
If you’re short on space or just want to add some extra storage, there are some clever kitchen storage solutions you may not have considered. Here are 11 ideas for organizing your kitchen.
Hang Items from Shelves
Do you have some open shelves in your kitchen? Try hanging items from them. Think utensils you use all the time or coffee mugs.
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Use Baskets for Organizing
If you have some space above the cabinets, try organizing your kitchen using baskets or bins for a clever kitchen organization solution. You may not be able to reach this high, so use the baskets for things you don’t use every day.
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Pegboard isn’t just for the pantry, workshop or garage. Try organizing your kitchen by putting up a piece of pegboard in your kitchen to hang pans and utensils.
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Add a Shower Rod
Put that wasted space under the kitchen cabinets to use by installing a shower rod. Add some hooks and you’ll have a great space to hang utensils such as whisks and spatulas.
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This DIYer added some dividers in the top of their pantry and those dividers work great for storing serving trays, platters and some bakeware. The addition likely frees up some other storage space in cupboards.
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Add Box Shelves
If you have some open wall space, consider some DIY box shelves. When organizing your kitchen, use these shelves to store decorative bowls, plates and other items you don’t use every day.
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Crates for Storage
Short on cupboards and shelves? Try some old fruit crates. Stack them and store items in container with lids, wine and even fruit.
Angled Corner Drawer
If you’re in the process of designing your dream kitchen, try an angled corner drawer. An alternative to a Lazy Susan, these corner drawers provide plenty of storage space in deep, dark corners.
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Above the Sink Rack
Consider installing a rack over the kitchen sink. The rack can work as storage for everything from soap and sponges to small plates and utensils.
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