The kitchen is one of the most important locations in any house. It’s where all the cooking and baking takes place. But how can you cook properly if your kitchen is disorganized, cluttered, and cramped?
Well, you can’t.
An organized kitchen is very important, and it will save you loads of stress and time!
We have compiled a list of creative hacks to help free up space in your kitchen and keep everything you need in an organized manner.
Have A Messy Spice Cabinet?
Well, don’t fret, we have the solution for you!
Hide Spices In Cabinets
Spices are very important to cooking any meal. They add all the flavor! Next time, try installing small wire baskets on empty walls to help organize and store your spices. It will make them much easier to find.
Click here for an example.
Refrigerator Spice ‘Rack’
Add magnets to the back of small, air-tight jars that hold your spices. Make sure these containers are all labeled, and stick them on your refrigerator for easy access.
Creating these magnetic containers is easy, but it’s important to take your time and carefully plan out how to organize your spices. Click here for more tips and tricks.
Ziplock Packet Holders
Do you have leftover packets of taco seasoning and meat rubs? Rather than throw these away or store them in your cabinet where they can easily spill, create a simple packet holder for them. All you need is a Ziplock box and wrapping paper.
Directions can be found here.
Organize Drawers And Cabinets
Trash bags left in a trash box can take up a lot of space. Instead, unpack them and put them on a roll (like toilet paper). Click here for a tutorial.
Measuring Cup Board
Use a cup measuring board. It’s super handy, and it will save you a lot of time, especially if you like to try out new recipes.
Magazine Rack Holder
Put your plastic wrap, wax paper, aluminum foil, and cellophane in a magazine rack for easy storage.
Vertical Silverware Storage
Rather than lay things flat and horizontal, store utensils and silverware vertical to save space.
Tupperware Lid Caddy
Use an old shoe caddy to store your Tupperware lids.
Store Under Cabinets
If you frequently use ingredients such as rice and pasta, then install mason jar lids underneath your kitchen cabinets. You’ll have easy access to these containers at all times, and they clear up space on your countertop.
Use Shelf Baskets
Use shelf baskets to create more space in your cabinets. Click here for more examples.
Invest In A Kitchen Organizer
For $10, you can purchase this kitchen organizer that can be very handy. It will help organize and store Tupperware lids, plates, and much more. Use these in drawers and cabinets.
Add Extra Containers To The Refrigerator
Juice boxes, yogurts, and fruits can take up a lot of space in the fridge. Instead, install a plastic bin system to help organize these items and make them easy to retrieve when needed.
File Cutting Boards
Use a filing organizer to hold your cutting boards and thinner pans.
Wire Shelf Produce Organizer
If you like to keep fresh fruit and produce in the kitchen, then use an old wire shelf to store them.
Hang Unwieldy Kitchen Tools
Install sticky hooks inside cabinets to create a nice storage location for kitchen tools.
Metal Rack In Pantry
Install a metal rack with hooks in your pantry to hold things such as mashed potatoes and bread mixes.
Using a metal towel rack, you can hang your pots and pans. Click here for more details.
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