Small kitchens force us to be resourceful. Yes, finding storage can be a problem but every problem has a solution. Check out these genius kitchen storage and organization hacks and get inspired!
Small Kitchen Organization Ideas
Getting your small kitchen organized makes a huge difference to the way you feel about your kitchen. These clever ideas will help you achieve kitchen organization nirvana 🙂
1. Magnetic Spice Jars
These are such a clever idea to save on storage. Plus, they add a design element to your kitchen. Either arrange them on a magnetic surface such as your fridge or pickup some cheap magnetic paint and they can go anywhere you fancy.
2. DIY Drawer Dividers
These DIY drawer dividers from Flavia at Neat House Sweet Home are just what my kitchen needs. This will solve counter clutter issues because I’ll finally have a place to store my oversized utensils. Check out the full post on how to make them here.
3. Undersink storage shelves
Do you lament the waste of valuable storage space that lies under your sink? Well, cry no more! This amazing undersink organizer expands and adjusts to fit the dimensions of your sink cupboard. Grab the 2 Tier Expandable Adjustable Under Sink Shelf Storage Shelves Kitchen Organizer here.
4. Kitchen Pegboard
I love this idea of storing your pots and pans on a pegboard. This Kitchen Pegboard Pots and Pans Pegboard Organizer Storage and Organization Kit is ten times stronger than traditional pegboard so you know those pots and pans aren’t going to come crashing down. Check it out here
5. Dish Rack turned Counter Organizer
This genius piece of equipment doubles as a dish rack and counter storage. This is a game-changer for a small kitchen, and it looks great too. Check it out here
6. Kitchen Equivalent / Measurement Conversion Chart with Chalkboard Paint
I love making use of the insides of cupboards as they are such a waste of space otherwise. This neat idea from Tidbits from the Tremaynes looks fantastic and it’s super functional. A double-whammy for a small kitchen.
7. Canned Food Shelf
8. Hanging Pots and Pans organizer
Pots and pans are the bane of my small kitchen’s life. I reckon I could totally handle this small kitchen business if I didn’t need pots and pans, but that’s just being silly. This clever way to store pots and pans is a fine solution to stacks of mismatched pots and lids, spilling all over your limited cupboard space. Check it out here
9. Dropdown Tablet Tray
Who still uses a cookbook? Well, I do sometimes for some old-time recipes that I grew up with, but thanks to Pinterest, my family now eats lots of different things each week. I mostly get my recipe loaded on the iPad and get cooking. But trying to find a safe and accessible place to store the iPad while I’m cooking is a problem with my limited counter space. Enter the DIY Dropdown Tablet Tray by the Family Handyman. I’m definitely getting one of the men in my family to build me one of these.
10. Toekick Drawers
Have you ever noticed how much space lies underneath your kitchen cupboards? Well, if you have limited space for large items like baking trays and muffin tins, toekick drawers could be the perfect solution. Check out this tutorial from Tikkido on making secret toekick drawers.
11. Floating Shelves for Spices
Using a narrow floating shelf under your wall-mounted cabinets can free up loads of space in your pantry. This is from Jen Caputo’s renovation, where she used a custom shelf for her spices.
12. Ikea Kitchen Organizer Rail
These Ikea Bygel rails and organizing hooks have loads of uses. You can hang pots and pans, use baskets for fresh produce or cutlery. Best of all they are easily removable, perfect for renters. Check them out here
13. Hidden Magnetic Knife Racks
This idea is not only great for clearing counter clutter, it’s so much safer if you have kids about. You can read more about this product here
14. Tipout Sink Front Tray
Say bye bye to sponges and dishcloths hanging around your sink. This tipout tray is another great way to utilize the dead space between your sink and top of your cabinets. Find out more about it here
Organizing a small kitchen can be tough, but it can also be super-fun. There are so many amazing products and ideas out there to help you get your small kitchen organized and make it into the perfect space to create your favorite recipes. Happy organizing!
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