If you suffer from small space-osis in the kitchen like I do, you’ll love these 20+ ideas to organize your kitchen with ease.
Unfortunately I’m not smart enough to come up with really great ideas for organization on my own (it’s not one of my strong areas), so I have to rely on other smart people who know exactly what they are doing when it comes to setting up a space efficiently.
I found 20+ ideas to organize your kitchen – and by “your” I mean “mine.” But seriously, some of these DIYs are genius, and I think you will appreciate them as well. Scroll down to organize your kitchen!
Organize Your Kitchen
Adding a pegboard can turn an underused wall into instant storage space.
Tubs of cookie cutters can take up precious cabinet space – use paper towel racks to organize them instead!
You can make this easy utensil holder with wood strips, pipe straps and some paint.
Use a pegboard with tall pegs to put your dishes in the drawer and keep them from sliding around.
Glass jars are perfect for organizing pretty things on the counter, like cupcake wrappers.
Hanging Mason Jars
For foods and other things that you access often, add storage that screws in below your cabinets.
Keep lids from sliding around the cabinets by adding towel racks to the insides of doors.
Find out how to do it at Martha Stewart
This cool PVC stackable wine rack serves a dual purpose – the galvanized side panels can hold magnets for an easy organization station.
Use command hooks to secure a shower caddy to your cabinets and hold your produce.
Photo courtesy of Domestic Diva Domain
Organize your kitchen with a hidden shelf! The small space between the wall and your refrigerator is perfect for holding this easy-to-make wood can shelf on wheels.
Use a special paper that is dishwasher resistant and free printables to label and organize clear jars in your cabinets.
Get that messy utensil drawer cleaned up once and for all with small pieces of craft board that are easy to assemble into dividers.
Re-do an old dresser and add to the center of a kitchen for additional storage and cutting space.
Get extra space in your cabinets for all of your mugs using cup hooks.
Make a cute little rack that fits into a drawer and holds all your spices – you just need pieces of plywood.
Make a small rack for storing all of your cutting boards behind the door – you’ll just need a few pieces of wood.
Rollouts make kitchen storage very efficient, and keep everything close at hand.
Find out how to make them at Family Handyman
Ashley used decoupaged sheet metal and some wire baskets to set up a cool command center in her kitchen.
Bamboo skewers packed in a container are perfect for holding knives and other random utensils.
Measuring Cups and Spoons
Use the space behind your cabinet doors to hold your measuring cup and spoons – and add a custom chart for easy conversions.
If you don’t have enough cabinet space for all of your cups, use a tray to give yourself another layer.