Small Kitchen Storage

We have a lot of utensils in our kitchen which require a lot of space. And if you have small kitchens then there will be storage problems. So we have some tips for you and for your kitchen. We have 31 creative ways to organize your stuff in a small kitchen.

Wire Beverage Racks

Wire Beverage Racks

The items in your refrigerator are no doubt grouped all over the place taking up room when you use wire beverage racks. The kind that is the right size for cans you’ll be able to use vertical space and each one will be easier to get when you want it.

Dishwashing Caddy

Dishwashing Caddy

A dishwashing caddy isn’t the same as a shower caddy. These small plastic units are designed to fit on the corner of a sink where they remain fairly unobtrusive. They hold a sponge, some dish soap, a scrubber and more all of your necessities will be within reach and out of the way.

Plastic Magazine Organizer

Plastic Magazine Organizer

The kind designed to hold multiple issues are the right size and shape for many kitchen implements. For example, you can hang them on the inner doors of your pantry or cabinets and place boxes of plastic baggies and aluminum foil in them.

Wine Glass Racks

Wine Glass Racks

There are wine glass racks that fit under your cabinets. They attach to the underside and have slots in them to hold the glasses on their bases. Since they dry upside down spots won’t appear. You just save yourself some drying time and you also have extra storage space.

Folder Bin Refrigerator storageĀ 

Folder Bin Refrigerator storage

Your refrigerator came with some storage mechanisms it has crisper drawers and so on. However many of the shelves could use some additional help. You can turn ordinary plastic storage devices like the ones used in an office into shelf organizers. For example, the ones designed for magazines can hold individual pudding cups.

Shower Bars on the Wall

Shower Bars on the Wall

Yes, it’s the kitchen but that doesn’t mean you can’t repurpose clean items from the bathroom. These thin bars are just the right size to be unobtrusive which is until you hang items from the place a few larger utensil jars on them full of utensils of course.

Spice and Vitamin Organizer

Spice and Vitamin Organizer

Spice racks come in many shapes and sizes. One of the best ones is designed to hold your spices stacked up both vertically and horizontally. The spices are arranged horizontally on the rack and each shelf pulls out into order to access them. You can fit a lot more into a small space that way.

Standing Water Bottle Holder

Standing Water Bottle Holder

Do you have an abundance of water bottles? These reusable bottles tend to take up plenty of room unless you put them on a special water bottle rack. This device holds each of them horizontally allowing you to stash several of them in the space. It really opens up some room in your tiny pantry.

Wire Hanging Basket

Wire Hanging Basket

When you don’t have enough space below it’s time to make use of areas that are usually empty such as the ceiling a ceiling basket. The kind with multiple tiers and one single hook that holds it to the top is a great way to get and stay organized. These baskets can hold things like spices, fruit and more.

Magnetic Storage Holder

Magnetic Storage Holder

Most people just use space on their refrigerator to hold menus and pictures. They might put up a few decorative magnets. As well this is just a waste of space instead why not put up magnetic shelves on your refrigerator. Depending on the strength of the magnet they can hold any number of things.

Pot Rack

Pot Rack

There are several different types of pot racks out there. Some hold only pots and pans and stay flush against the wall. Others are designed to be shelves as well so you can hang your pans below and use the shelf for things like cookbooks. Either way, these pot racks allow you to utilize your space efficiently.

Hanging Door Organizer

Hanging Door Organizer

Rather than Mar the surface of your cabinets with nails just hanging over the door organizer on them. This kind of device slips over the top and is held in place by a hanging bar. The organizer itself holds everything from aluminum foil and plastic wrap to cutting boards and other slim items.

Drawer Organizer

Pegboard Drawer Organizer

 

One of the biggest problems with most kitchen cabinetry is a lack of shelves. Each comes with two but there’s a lot of room in between that could be better used. Thankfully there are wire racks available in a number of shapes and sizes. Use them in those spaces in order to double your storage capacity.

Food Storage Container Lid Holder

Food Storage Container Lid Holder

Some of the best organizers were designed with a single purpose in mind. Like these bins designed to hold the lids and bodies of reusable containers rather than end up with lids all over the place taking up space in a cabinet. Why not put them all in one place they’re easier to find this way as well.

Air Tight Containers

Air Tight Containers

It sounds like a pain to re-home all of your dry goods. But it’s necessary in order to save space. A series of airtight containers all with convenient labels fits nicely on a shelf and helps you keep things organized. Plus you won’t have to worry about clogging up your shelves with half-empty packages.

Wall Mount Basket

Wall Mount Basket

You probably don’t use the walls of your kitchen to your utmost advantage. Instead, mat wire baskets of varying shapes and sizes on them depending on how deep they are. You can put spices, utensils, cleaning implements and more in them. Whatever doesn’t fit elsewhere can go into these bins on the wall instead.

Space Between Countertop & Cabinet

Space Between Countertop Cabinet

The space between your countertop and the cabinets tends to be neglected. It’s just open air that could be used to hold things. These wine racks fit nicely underneath the cabinets in the space that currently isn’t being used. Plus they hold those bottles at the optimum angle and making accessing them easy.

Tea Bag holder

Tea Bag holder

If you love tea then you probably have a drawer full of different varieties. This setup can make it hard to pick the right bag out of the bunch. Instead, place them in a special tea bag organizer. It has slots for numerous types of tea and you can even arrange them alphabetically.

Coffee Pod Storage Drawer

Coffee Pod Storage Drawer

Both standard coffee makers and special single-cup machines require a lot of supplies rather than leave them on the counter or in a drawer. Just place them in a special coffee station that fits under the machine. It works like a drawer allowing you to keep everything that you need in one spot.

Non-Skid Pantry Cabinet

Non Skid Pantry Cabinet

A flat spinning piece of plastic or wood that is designed to fit into a corner. Not only will it prevent things from getting caught in the back area where they can’t be found. But it also makes it easier to access everything with a stash in that area.

Roll-Up Dish Drying RackĀ 

Roll Up Dish Drying Rack

Standard drying racks take up quite a bit of space on the counter. You need that room for other things like preparing meals by a drying rack that rolls up when it’s not in use. And stretch it over the sink when you need it once those dishes are dry put it away.

Stackable Measuring Spoons

Stackable Measuring Spoons

Standard measuring spoons tend to get cluttered in a drawer before you know it you’ve lost several of them. And have an incomplete set that won’t happen with these stackable ones. They’re double-sided and magnetic so they stay together in a drawer and take up half the space at the same time.

Shoe Organizer in Your Kitchen

Shoe Organizer in Your Kitchen

The type that fits over a door has numerous uses in the kitchen put one over the kitchen door and place spices in it. Hang it over the pantry door and use it for storing lightweight groceries.

Storage Organizer Holder

Storage Organizer Holder

The ubiquitous plastic shopping bag has so many uses you don’t want to throw them away. But you can’t exactly stuff them all into a closet and hope for the best a special shopping bag holder. There are numerous kinds to pick from holds and dispenses a number of the problem solved.

Cabinet Pullout Shelves

Cabinet Pullout Shelves

There’s nothing worse than needing to access the items that you’ve shoved in the back of a cabinet. With pull out shelves, you won’t have that problem anymore. These shelves replace the standard stationary ones and are on tracks. So that you pull them out when needed, you won’t have to worry about losing things back there anymore.

Pan and Pot Rack

Pan and Pot Rack

Nesting your pots and pans together is always a challenge. You need to get them in the right order or everything topples down. Plus they take up quite a bit of cabinet space with a standing pot rack you can keep them organized. This rack is just large enough to hold a number of frying pans separate from each other.

Handy Hooks

Handy Hooks

If you lack the cabinet space to store things like coffee mugs don’t despair just hang up a shelf that has hooks dangling from it. Place the mugs on the hooks and you’ll always know where they are. In fact, you can place all of your coffee necessities on the shelf turned into a handy coffee station.

Super Thin Storage Rack

Storage Tower Rack

Thankfully storage racks come in an array of shapes and sizes. They allow you to find ways to use even the tightest empty spaces in your kitchen with a super-thin storage rack. You can stash things like spices, utensils, serving dishes and more depending on whether or not they fit into the unit.

Fridge Bins

Fridge Bins

There are many different types of specialty plastic bins out there. Some of the best are made for the refrigerator. You’ll find ones that hold salad dressing bottles or even small packages of fruit. They make it easy for you to organize the contents of your refrigerator and since they move around. You don’t need to use them all at once.

Magnetic Knife Holder

Magnetic Knife Holder

Since knives are magnetic why clutter up a drawer with them. Even standard knife blocks take up precious counter space in your small kitchen. What you need are magnetic knife strips. They go right on the wall allowing your knives to hang out where you need the most.