DIY Kitchen Tips

1 Hanging Rack

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Hanging Rack: A kitchen is the busiest room in a house. At any given time, you may be cooking, baking, prepping, cleaning, or jotting down a shopping list. Make all of those tasks easier and more time-efficient with our organizing ideas. Most take just minutes and will save you hours each week. (via Martha Stewart)

2 Drawer Knife Block

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Drawer Knife Block: Looking for kitchen storage ideas? Find clever ways to stash cooking utensils with these great utensil storage solutions. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

3 Use Containers and Labels

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Use Containers and Labels (via foodbysung)

4 Use empty beer six pack containers to help organize your fridge door

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Use empty beer six pack containers to help organize your fridge door (via Neut12)

5 Organize Baking Pans Upright using Wire Shelves for Easy Access

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Organize Baking Pans Upright using Wire Shelves for Easy Access: My Organized Kitchen! (via orgjunkie)

6 Tame Unruly Drawers

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Tame Unruly Drawers: Carving out more storage space in the kitchen doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Get organized with these super-simple tricks (many using items you already have around the house). (via Better Homes and Gardens)

7 How to Organize Your Spice Cabinet

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How to Organize Your Spice Cabinet (via Ask Anna)

8 How to Store Plastic Lids

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How to Store Plastic Lids (via As The Card Rack Turns)

9 Use the insides of your cabinet doors for storage

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Use the insides of your cabinet doors for storage: Carving out more storage space in the kitchen doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Get organized with these super-simple tricks (many using items you already have around the house). (via Better Homes and Gardens)

10 Position a collapsible wine rack along a lower shelf to keep bottles on their sides

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Position a collapsible wine rack along a lower shelf to keep bottles on their sides: A kitchen is the busiest room in a house. At any given time, you may be cooking, baking, prepping, cleaning, or jotting down a shopping list. Make all of those tasks easier and more time-efficient with our organizing ideas. Most take just minutes and will save you hours each week. (via Martha Stewart)

11 Pretend Pull Outs

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Pretend Pull Outs (via Everyday Organizing)

12 Tray Divider

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Tray Divider: A kitchen is the busiest room in a house. At any given time, you may be cooking, baking, prepping, cleaning, or jotting down a shopping list. Make all of those tasks easier and more time-efficient with our organizing ideas. Most take just minutes and will save you hours each week. (via Martha Stewart)

13 Pegged Compartments

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Pegged Compartments: Looking for kitchen storage ideas? Find clever ways to stash cooking utensils with these great utensil storage solutions. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

14 Keep spices in matching containers so they’re easier to stack and organize

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Keep spices in matching containers so they’re easier to stack and organize (via thetableblog)

15 How to Organize Measuring Spoons

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How to Organize Measuring Spoons: I am in the process of setting up a new kitchen, with all the decisions, indecisions, and rearrangements that settling into a new cooking space entails. Every time I start in a new space, there’s fresh resolve to fix the things that drove me crazy in the last one. This time, for instance, I decided to create order out of the tangled mess of my measuring spoons. Here’s how I organized them, and why. (via The Kitchn)

16 Claim Wasted Space

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Claim Wasted Space: Carving out more storage space in the kitchen doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Get organized with these super-simple tricks (many using items you already have around the house). (via Better Homes and Gardens)

17 Hang up measuring cups and spoons on a wall or cabinet door

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Hang up measuring cups and spoons on a wall or cabinet door (via Tidbits from the Tremaynes)

18 Add a tiered shelf to bring order to pots, pans, skillets, and lids

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Add a tiered shelf to bring order to pots, pans, skillets, and lids: Bring the chaos in your kitchen to order with these smart and affordable ways to organize your kitchen cabinets. Find a place for everything and enjoy your kitchen again. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

19 Fridge Turntable

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Fridge Turntable: A kitchen is the busiest room in a house. At any given time, you may be cooking, baking, prepping, cleaning, or jotting down a shopping list. Make all of those tasks easier and more time-efficient with our organizing ideas. Most take just minutes and will save you hours each week. (via Martha Stewart)

20 Organizing the Pantry

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Organizing the Pantry: So after all those garden and deck updates its time for an organizing post. Don’t you think? I wasn’t happy about the state of my pantry (sorry, forgot the before shot) so I decided to invest in some uniform containers… (via Benita Larsson)

21 Magnetic Spice Rack

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Magnetic Spice Rack: I love to cook and, as such, I have a huge collection of spices.  About a year ago I got tired of having to dig through my pile of spice jars to find the one I was looking for, so I decided to change it up. Pulling some inspiration from Alton Brown and some commercial products that I’d seen I settled on a magnetic spice rack. In looking around it would seem that I’m not the only one that came to this solution. In fact, there’s even another Instructable on the same topic. (via ReeseLloyd)

22 Make more of an island with a solid back by adding storage bars and bins

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Make more of an island with a solid back by adding storage bars and bins: Carving out more storage space in the kitchen doesn’t have to cost a fortune. Get organized with these super-simple tricks (many using items you already have around the house). (via Better Homes and Gardens)

23 Freezer Storage Labels

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Freezer Storage Labels: A kitchen is the busiest room in a house. At any given time, you may be cooking, baking, prepping, cleaning, or jotting down a shopping list. Make all of those tasks easier and more time-efficient with our organizing ideas. Most take just minutes and will save you hours each week. (via Martha Stewart)

24 Install a pull-out drawer underneath the sink

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Install a pull-out drawer underneath the sink (via Design Set Match)

25 Clear up the clutter and make the most of your countertops by using a cake stand

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Clear up the clutter and make the most of your countertops by using a cake stand: A kitchen is the busiest room in a house. At any given time, you may be cooking, baking, prepping, cleaning, or jotting down a shopping list. Make all of those tasks easier and more time-efficient with our organizing ideas. Most take just minutes and will save you hours each week. (via Martha Stewart)

26 Turn unused space over the refrigerator into extra storage

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Turn unused space over the refrigerator into extra storage: Stay organized, cut clutter, and store more in your kitchen. Here is a round-up of easy ways to get it done. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

27 Use bins to declutter your fridge

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Use bins to declutter your fridge (via Goodbye, House. Hello, Home! Blog)

28 Pantry Dividers

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Pantry Dividers: A kitchen is the busiest room in a house. At any given time, you may be cooking, baking, prepping, cleaning, or jotting down a shopping list. Make all of those tasks easier and more time-efficient with our organizing ideas. Most take just minutes and will save you hours each week. (via Martha Stewart)

29 Shaped Storage Tray

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Shaped Storage Tray: Looking for kitchen storage ideas? Find clever ways to stash cooking utensils with these great utensil storage solutions. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

30 A pegboard is a flexible way to hang all kinds of kitchen tools

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A pegboard is a flexible way to hang all kinds of kitchen tools: Rebekka Seale’s home smells like lavender, lemons, and melted butter. It’s small and cozy, the type of place in which you want to snuggle up and read a book on a rainy afternoon. Everything in Rebekka’s kitchen and dining room is meticulously matched, from the white subway tiles to the fresh flowers that grace her windowsill. She even bought a minty, mossy green-yellow nail polish to match her favorite ice cream flavor (Jeni’s honey pistachio). Join us as we tour her lovely space! (via The Kitchn)

31 Corral like items in plastic bins, and label them for convenience

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Corral like items in plastic bins, and label them for convenience: Stay organized, cut clutter, and store more in your kitchen. Here is a round-up of easy ways to get it done. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

32 Using Mason Jars for Organization

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Using Mason Jars for Organization (via beingsarahmarie)

33 Baking Storage

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Baking Storage: Stay organized, cut clutter, and store more in your kitchen. Here is a round-up of easy ways to get it done. (via Better Homes and Gardens)

34 Quick Tip for Pantry Organization

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Quick Tip for Pantry Organization: *Please Note: This post has been updated. I am very well aware the foods shown in the pantry organizer are not the healthiest foods. In fact, I learned that the hard way with my own health. That being said, we do not eat many of the foods in the picture any longer. However, we do still use the shoe organizer. It works great! Please read the original post and the updated version below. Thank you. (via Money Saving Queen)

35 Hanging Baskets

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Hanging Baskets: A kitchen is the busiest room in a house. At any given time, you may be cooking, baking, prepping, cleaning, or jotting down a shopping list. Make all of those tasks easier and more time-efficient with our organizing ideas. Most take just minutes and will save you hours each week. (via Martha Stewart)


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