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15 Creative Kitchen Organization Ideas You Can Make Today (With Pictures)

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If your kitchen has been driving you crazy because it seems like everything is scattered everywhere, getting organized is key. If you want some excellent tips on organizing your kitchen in a way in which everything has its own place, we have you covered.

Here we found 15 extremely clever ideas on how to keep your kitchen well organized and looking its best. And don’t worry, we’ll motivate you to start tidying up the place as well.

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The 15 Creative Kitchen Organization Ideas

1. Under-the-Sink Kitchen Cabinets

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Does it drive you nuts every single time you look underneath your kitchen sink? This is typically the spot where most people keep cleaning supplies and other products. If you are sick of the constant mess, you can get different baskets and hanging devices to neatly organize each one of these items in its own place.

2. Dry Food Item Organization

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Your pantry is full of different colored boxes and other items that might be unsightly to look at. Whether you have an enclosed or exposed pantry, you might want to make the whole thing look more organized and aesthetically pleasing. Getting individual containers for dry food items can make visibility much clearer and create a fantastic visual appearance in your cabinets.

3. Paper Towel Holder

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If you’re a person that likes to bulk up on household items, this very cool and inexpensive idea could be just for you. In this example, this person used bungee cords to hold the paper towels against the wall, creating a very organized look without needing to build a thing. In addition to paper towels, you could use this idea for other options, permitting they are not too heavy or unevenly stacked.

4. On-the-Counter Storage Spot

You might enjoy this overall look if you’re all about aesthetics. There’s a place to put your salt and pepper, your cooking utensils, and whatever else you can conjure up. You can make your own platform or get your own Lazy Susan to put all of these items inside or on top of. It helps create a little aesthetically pleasing area where your storage can fit properly.

5. Hide Your Trash

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No one wants an unsightly trash can in their way. If you want to hide your trash cans and any smells that come with them, you can use one of your counter sections to create proper storage. This leaves a lot more room for floor space as well since you won’t have to figure out where you’re going to place the trash can.

6. Fruit Hanger

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Finding a spot for your fruit can be pretty tricky, but you can always hang it underneath one of your cabinets. In this specific example, you can buy this macrame hanger, but it’s also something you can DIY. Not only does it look really awesome, but it is also super space efficient. If you are skilled at macrame or just a beginner, either one will be sufficient.

7. Pantry Arrangements

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Here is another more rustic idea for your pantry. You can use store bought or antique crates to police canned goods and other items inside. Then you can use clear canisters for all of your dry food needs.

8. Pots & Pans Placement

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If you would like somewhere to hang your pots and pans, you can always place them on a wall. This way, they are out of your main space and cabinet areas, and they look pretty snazzy hanging up. This is especially good for homes that have a more rustic or industrial appeal.

9. Mini Utility Area

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Are you constantly looking for a place to stash your broom and mop? If you need a little hang-out for your obstructive cleaning supplies, you can always create a little cabinet on the end of a refrigerator or wherever it fits in your home. That way, it can stay out of the way, and you can close it off, out of sight out of mind.

10. Decorative Basket Storage

basket storage_JumpstoryDecorative baskets are an excellent way to organize things in your kitchen while making them look appealing to the eye. In this example, they use baking sheets and muffin pans, placing them neatly in a basket. But this idea can work virtually for anything you want to put in them.

11. Hanging Wall Baskets

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In this depiction, these folks have used baskets hanging on a wooden plank to put their fruit. But it doesn’t just end there. You could use this wall hanging for any items you can fit. Plus, it looks very rustic and aesthetically pleasing.

12. Corner Vegetable Storage Bin

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This cute idea for a corner of your room is actually DIY. You can look at the website to see if this is something that you want to make or maybe even look for something similar on the market that functions the same. It’s a great spot for potatoes, onions, or whatever else needs to be stacked away.

13. Slide-Out Pantry

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Making a slide-out pantry is a really good idea for folks who don’t have a lot of kitchen space. It fills up the space between your fridge and the wall, and acts as a series of shelves. You can put dried goods and whatever else needs to be stowed away entirely out of sight. We love this space-friendly option.

14. Appliance Area

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Sometimes having a lot of kitchen appliances can be a real pain in the neck. You don’t have enough under or over the cabinet space to spare and you can’t seem to find an attractive place to put them. This little setup gives you a place to store all of the appliances when they’re not in use and you can use the top for decorative or utility purposes.

15. Knife Holder

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You can do this project within minutes if you have a few old books. For example, this person slid knives aesthetically down in these books and tied them with jute string. It would be effortless to whip together and double as a decorative piece.

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Hopefully, this article gave you a few really good ideas on managing the space in your kitchen a little more effectively. Tons of cute ideas are bantering across Pinterest for you to check out anytime.

Creative minds are constantly coming up with new concepts to improve the environment inside the home. You can use one or a combination of these organization methods to get your kitchen in tip-top shape.

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