If you’re like most people, your kitchen is cluttered and crammed with too many things. And if you’re like most people, you don’t have enough storage space to put everything away. But don’t worry, you’re not alone. Kitchen storage is always a challenge.
But it doesn’t have to be that way. There are plenty of creative ways to organize and store your pots, pans, dishes, utensils, and food. You just need some good ideas to get started. So check out the following tips for some inspiration.
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1. Using magazine holders to store bottles
This is a simple solution for organizing all of your water bottles. It is as easy as placing the holders on its side and inserting bottles one on top of the other. If you want to decrease the size of the footprint, place them side-by-side.
You can be creative and cover the holders with fabric paper that blends in with the design your kitchen. If you have kids in the family, then it helps to do this in the lower cabinets so the bottles are well within reach.
2. Using a file holder as an organizer hack
Using a file holder is a creative way to organize food storage container lids. It works well in a lower cabinet or in a bigger pull-out drawer, where the holder is in close proximity to the corresponding containers.
Simply flip the file holder on its side and fasten it to the cabinet, or alternatively, you can install 2 hooks on which the holder can hang. This way you can remove the holder when you need to add or remove items.
3. Undershelf space-saver
An undershelf basket is a cost effective, and efficient way to organize your plastic container lids. Due to the size of some plastic containers, it is an issue to store their corresponding lids in close reach.
The under-shelf basket not only makes it easier to match plastic storage containers as and when needed, it is also giving your kitchen a modern flare and a touch of class. It is advisable not to store any glass or other breakables in this space, as doing so may damage or break them in the event of an accident.
4. Using a corner cabinet shelf
Normally, these corner storage shelves are metal, which makes them quite sturdy. And thus, they can be used to store small plates or dishes as well.
However, it is a great way to store plastic storage lids within the same area where you would store its matching containers. It is impractical to store containers together with their lids, as this will lead to unnecessary clutter and will quickly use up your available cabinet space, the use of a corner cabinet shelf is a genius way to circumvent a storage issue.
To maintain packing order, you could label each shelf area to keep the plastics separated from the glass or other breakables.
5. Use mini boxes in sliding draws
A quick and simple hack for storing kitchen plastic containers. This hack works best when you use smaller sized storage boxes and inserting them into slider drawers.
This way, the items are visible as the drawer is opened. You may need to trim the boxes to fit into the drawers, should you have a slim drawer layout. The boxes create the illusion of individual storage compartments, making it easier to store items as per their matching counterparts.