If you enjoy cooking and spend a lot of time in kitchen then you already know that the countertops are a disaster!
Most probably you already have lots of cookbooks, papers, utensils, pot lids, jars, veggies, pans etc. So, if you don’t use some clever organizational tricks, your counter space will get cluttered easily.
Below, I have curated a list of clever tricks which help you to save a lot of time and money by organizing your kitchen the proper way. All of these diy tricks are cheap and easy to be implemented.
1. Pan Organizer Rack
This simple pan rack not only helps you to save lots of space in your kitchen, but it also helps you to find and access the pans you’re looking for easily and effortlessly. You can buy this simple pan organizer rack from amazon.com.
2. Chalkboard Pantry Labels
Learn how to make these super cheap and easy chalkboard pantry labels at home and organize your containers. You can find the instructions in here.
3. Baskets and Bins
You can get the best use of your space in kitchen by simply using baskets and bins to organize your pantry.
4. Door or Wall Wrap Rack
Cutting boards are big and thin and may occupy lots of space if you put them flat on the ground. Using this simple rack, you can hide them on the back of your cabinet door and free a lot of space. You can buy it from here.
5. Tiered Tray
The tiered tray can make your kitchen look more beautiful and also helps you save a lot of space. You may use it for holding your plants, produces, or whatever thing you like. You can buy a tiered tray from here.
6. Shoe Organizer
If you have a big cupboard at your kitchen you can hang up a Shoe Organizer in that cupboard and use it for organizing your produces.
7. Utility Hooks for Cabinet
Install these adhesive utility hooks on the back of your cabinet door to hang your lids to them. This helps you to organize your lids and find them easily.
8. Shelves and Baskets
If you have enough empty space on the wall beside your cabinet, you can simply install some shelves over there and put some baskets on them. These baskets are a great place for hiding the clutter.
9. Open Mesh on Drawer
If you want to keep your veggies fresh, you should always keep them in dark, cool, and well-ventilated places. Just keep your veggies in a mesh drawer like this to keep them fresh and reduce waste.
10. Under-Cabinet Outlets
This is a clever trick to keep your backsplash intact and clean. You can simply install the outlets under your cabinet for easier access and a more cleaner look.
11. Towel Bar
Where do you put your pot lids while you’re cooking? You can simply install a towel bar above your stove to keep the lids there while you’re cooking. Here is a good towel bar to use.
12. Custom Slide-out Pantry
It takes some effort and time to build this custom slide-out pantry. But it’s too easy to make and it really worth the time and effort. Here is the step-by-step instructions on how to make your own custom slide-out pantry.
13. Mason Jar Storage Shelf
If you have lots of mason jars and your kitchen is low on space, then this clever hack is for you.
14. DIY Spice Rack
I use spices a lot in cooking! They smell well, make the food delicious, and are packed with amazing health benefits. There are many different kinds of spices and you will need suitable space for storing them. This clever DIY spice rack is a great trick to free up space for your spices and is easy to make. You can find the detailed instructions in here.
15. Wire Baskets
You can hang wire baskets on the side of your cabinets or island for holding towels, clothes, paper plates, lunch bags, or any other thing you wish.