15 Organizing Ideas That Make the Most Out of Your Cabinets
Get ready to put those doors to work.
No matter how much storage space you have (or don’t have) in your kitchen, these ideas will help your cabinets live up to their potential — and then some.
The cork board also adds a place to pin recipes.
These mesh versions come from U.K. site Store, but similar versions abound at The Container Store.
Without the visual cacophony of logos, you can easily find what you’re looking for.
What you’ll need: plastic containers ($29 for a 5-piece set, amazon.com), labels ($5, amazon.com)
Don’t feel limited to just using one product per cabinet. In this kitchen, a hook, dividers and a hanging caddy ensure every inch of this tall and narrow space is being used to its fullest potential.
You can repurpose a wire filing rack or purchase custom cabinet inserts.
It not only looks lovely, the contrasting paper (or fabric) makes lighter-hued items stand out.
This way, you can pull out the whole bin to get what you need, instead of having to rifle through the entire cabinet.
What you’ll need: white bins ($13, amazon.com), plastic containers ($29 and more, amazon.com), labels ($5, amazon.com)
In designer Stephanie Stokes’ tiny kitchen, pull-out cabinets make it easy to access dry goods.
A turntable lets you access every little jar with ease.
What you’ll need: Lazy Susan ($14, amazon.com), plastic containers ($29 and up, amazon.com)
A shelf system that slides out lets you easily pick up (and store) awkward items like heavy pots and pans.
Nix the stacks in favor of an upright rack that makes it easy to grab a dish.
When not in use, these chopping essentials tend to topple over in cabinets or take up tons of space on the counter. This blogger hung a wire rack on the inside of an otherwise unused cabinet door to keep hers out of the way.
To make more space in your cabinet, add a riser for plates and bowls, then alternate the direction you stand your wine glasses to fit more onto your shelf.
Doesn’t it seem like every time you go to grab a plastic container for your leftovers, the lid is missing? Use a sliding drawer and wooden pegs to keep all of your items in an orderly cabinet.
You could use the space to display pretty items, or you can set up a station for coffee or tea.