12 Storage Hacks for Your Cupboards
The kitchen is often the epicenter of the home therefore it's easy for it to become cluttered. Try these interesting storage hacks to utilize the space you have.
Roll-out Kitchen Panel
The cabinet under the sink is often deep and can hold a lot of stuff. To cleaning supplies used every day in an easy to reach spot build this roll-out storage panel.
Flip-Down Paper Tray
Not everything needs to be stored in the cabinet. This flip-down tray is used for pieces of paper like stamps, small notepads and pens. Check out these ingenious under cabinet drawers.
Cutting Board Rack
Cutting boards are thin enough to be stored on the cabinet door. To make this storage hack, use 1/4-in.-thick acrylic plastic. Make sure to store the boards with the handles facing upward so they’re easy to grab.
DIY Wine Glass Rack
“T molding,” used for wood floor transitions, can easily be transformed into a wine rack. This keeps the glasses protected from being chipped. Want to build a simple wine rack? Check out our Herringbone Wine Rack.
Two-Tier Spice Rack
You won’t have to dig through the kitchen cabinets for spices with this two-tier spice rack. Make this storage hack from plywood scraps.
Measuring Cup Holder
This storage hack for measuring cups and spoons keeps your drawers clutter-free and these often-used utensils at the ready. This door-mounted rack is made from small strips of wood, mounting screws and cup hooks.
Canned Goods Rack
You can’t see everything stored in the back of a cabinet, so it’s easy to buy something you already have. To prevent over-buying the same canned goods, try this easy storage hack. Use wire closet shelving to keep the cans in place and easy to see.
Hanging Utensil Holder
Instead of taking up room on the counter with an utensil holder, this hanging system can be placed on the wall. Your tools are right where you need them!
Tension Rod Spice Rack
Tension rods have proven to be a multi-purpose item in the kitchen. Because a spring-loaded tension rod is adjustable, it can fit in any cabinet. This storage hack is a great, inexpensive way to keep spices at eye level and easy to find.
Cabinet File Rack
To organize mail that always ends upon the counter, try this easy file system. This file rack can be found at most office supply stores and can be mounted with screws on the side of a cabinet.
Baking and cooking tools and supplies are often small and they get messed up easily. To prevent this from happening, keep everything in one central place, like this craft organizer. For other interesting storage hacks, check out this list.
To keep things like plates organized there is a DIY way to add an extra shelf. All you need to do is use a piece of plywood and extra shelf supports. Learn about this and other storage hacks for your kitchen.