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How to Organize Kitchen Cabinets

How to Organize Kitchen Cabinets – 15 Creative Organization Ideas!

If you are looking for how to organize kitchen cabinets, then you will find these kitchen cabinet organization ideas helpful. Keeping your cabinets organized helps to make your kitchen look neat and tidy.

Kitchen cabinets are one of the most difficult places to organize in the home. So if you are struggling to get your cabinets organized you are not alone. I feel you because I struggle too!

That’s why I’m always looking for organization hacks that can make it easier for me to keep my kitchen cabinets neat, tidy and organized. And I’m happy to tell you that I have found a lot of helpful kitchen cabinet organization ideas.

So today, I’m sharing some of the tips on how to organize kitchen cabinets. Read on to find out!

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15 Brilliant Ideas for Organizing Kitchen Cabinets

#1. Double the Storage Space with Metal Cabinet Shelves

Many kitchen cabinets can actually be used for a ton of space but we just don’t know how to use it all properly. You can easily double storage space in your kitchen cabinet with metal shelves.

I really like this one because it is adjustable, which allows you to adjust it to fit your cabinet. It is also sturdy enough to hold heavy dishes. And can easily turn a 2-shelf cabinet into a 4-shelf.

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#2. Maximize Unused Space with Under Shelf Baskets

You can maximize unused space with under shelf wire baskets. All you need to do is slide the basket onto a shelf in your cabinet and you have extra storage for foil, food wrap, sandwich papers, napkins, dish towels and other light objects.

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#3. Keep Pans Organized with Pan Racks

Use a pan rack to keep your pans organized and protected from scratches and say bye to digging through piles of pans to find the one you need.

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#4. Store Pot and Pan Lids with Lid Racks

Organize your pot lids with lid racks. There are different types of lid racks you can choose from. You can either go with ones that you can hang over the cabinet door or those that need to be screwed onto the cabinet door. I like this one because it holds lids with different types of handles – rounded, ear knob and more.

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#5. Use Baskets to Store Like Items

Baskets can be a great way to store items that are similar so they don’t get lost in the shuffle. Everyone tends to have some sort of “junk” drawer, but if you can use baskets to organize, it makes is easier to find stuff while keeping your kitchen cabinet organized.

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#6. Organize Your Spices with Stackable Spice Rack

Are you tired of searching for the right spice because everything is jumbled up in the cabinet? If that’s you, then use this stackable stack rack to keep you spice bottles organized. Not not is the rack easy to put together, but i’s also made to expand or contract to fit any cabinet. I also like that it makes the spice bottles visible and easy to grab when you need them.

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#7. Stackable Can Racks for Canned Food Organization

Use stackable can racks to organize canned foods.

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#8. Keep Items Steady and Organized with Drawer Dividers

Partition your drawers into different compartments with drawer dividers. Then you can store like items in the same partition to help keep them tidy and organized, making finding items easier. Drawer dividers are also helpful for holding items together and steady preventing shuffling.

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#9. Silverware Organizer Tray for Utensil Organization

I found this bamboo silverware organizer tray on Amazon and I really love it. It is made to expand or contract to fit most kitchen drawers. Simply slide it into your cabinet and arranger your silverware and utensils in the different compartments. It’s also adjustable to 7-9 compartments.

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#10. Organize and Secure Knives with In-drawer Knife Organizer

If you really want to keep your knives organized, then this in-drawer knife block is what you need to store your knives. I really like that it holds the knives quite securely, so they don’t slip or point up.

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#11. The Magic of Lazy Susans

I find lazy susans very helpful for organizng kitchen cabinets. You no longer have to worry about not seeing or reaching the items in the back of the cabinet because lazy susans make it easy to reach such items.

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#12. Over the Cabinet Door Organizer for Cutting Boards

Use over the cabinet door organize to store items like cutting board, cookie sheet, bakeware pan, foil and plastic food wrap. This one comes with foam padded hooks to prevent your cabinet from scratching.

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#13. Pull Out Drawers can Add a Ton of Usable Space

Sometimes, you don’t even use all the space in your drawers because you can’t see that far back. If that is the case, why not use some of these simple pull out drawers instead?

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#14. Save Cabinet Space by Using Back of the Door

If you have small children in your house, having a hanging snack organizer can keep your shelves and cabinets decluttered and perfect for those grab and go snacks. It not only saves you cabinet space, but it saves you time from having to grab them snacks all the time as well.

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#15. Utilize the Space Under the Sink

Don’t forget about all the space that you have below your sink as well! Just adding some simple shelves and racks can create a ton more organization and storage options. No matter if you’re storing cans or chemicals, there are ways to keep it all safe and organized.

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How to Organize Kitchen Cabinets – Conclusion!

And there you have it! Super simple ways to organize your kitchen that literally can be done so easily and without breaking the bank. Hopefully, you’ll find that some of the kitchen cabinet organization hacks work well for you and your space. I’d love to see pictures of your before and after once you implement!

Do you have any ideas on how to organize kitchen cabinets to share? Feel free to share in the comment section.

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