20 Insanely Organized Cabinets That Are Giving Us Life

These are what our cabinets aspire to be.

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The Home Edit

You may not care what lies behind your closed cabinet doors—out of sight, out of mind—but trying to find a single pan or cleaning supply in a cabinet of chaos exactly what anxiety is made of. But even if you don't have a ton of storage space, you can help your cabinets live up to their full potential. These ideas will help you get organized — and rid yourself of clutter anxiety — for good.

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Clean Up Your Cleaning Supplies

You're going to be less inclined to actually want to clean if you can't find any of your cleaning products. Use a turntable to hold bottles, then contain sponges, towels, and trash bags in plastic containers.

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Color Coordinate

Clutter just looks more soothing when it's all color-coordinated. If you can manage to clean up and organize, it's straight up therapeutic to look at your closet.

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Stack & Pull Boxes

Stack and pull boxes will save your life when it comes to baking tools, crafting supplies, or even jewelry.

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Driven by Decor
Repurpose A File

To prevent clunky water bottles from falling out of the cabinet every time you open the door, store them on their sides using a magazine file. Or, you can use a rack that offers multiple levels of storage.

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Corral Your Canned Goods

This super easy idea is similar to the dispenser-like soup displays you often see at the grocery store. Just stack canned goods on their side in a mesh magazine rack, or in an acrylic dispenser. Voila!

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Try A Towel Bar

A hanging bathroom towel bar doubles as a holder for spray bottles when used on a cabinet bar.

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Hang Up A Cork Board

The back of a cabinet offers a convenient spot to create a small command center. In the kitchen, you could also use the cork board to hang recipes, or add hooks to keep measuring cups organized and within reach.

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Add Pop-Up Shelves

Pop-up shelves will optimize the unused space in cabinets, especially those that only hold low-profile things, like dishes.

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Label Your Containers

Toss out any expired items, then transfer your most-used staples into simple labeled jars or bottles. Without the visual chaos of logos, you can easily find what you're looking for.

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Add A Pull-Out Drawer

Stacking pans in your cabinet can get chaotic, fast. To keep things organized, add in a pull-out drawer for easier access.

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Kathryn Wirsing
Use Every Inch

This cabinet uses a wire divider to keep cutting boards and pans upright, but that . Stick on a plastic caddy for things like meat thermometers. You can also go one step further for optimizing this space by adding a hook for ladles and spoons.

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Add A Liner

A liner not only pretties up your cabinets, but the contrasting paper (or fabric) makes lighter-hued items stand out.

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Store Small Items In Bins

This way, you can pull out the whole bin to get what you need, instead of having to rifle through the entire cabinet. Just make sure to add a label so you know which bin to grab.

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Use A Lazy Susan

If you're one of those people that unpacks your entire cabinets contents when searching for something, raise your hand. Then go and get a turnable — you'll be able to access any jar with ease.

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Install Slide-Out Shelving

A shelf system, lets you easily pick up and store awkward items, like heavy pots and pans.

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Organize With A Plate Rack

Nix the stacks in favor of an upright rack that makes it easy to grab a dish. Though this particular version is a DIY built-in, a wire plate rack is a store-bought alternative.

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Contain Cutting Boards

When not in use, cutting boards tend to topple over in cabinets, or take up tons of space on the counter. Instead, hang a wire rack on the inside of an otherwise unused cabinet door to keep them out of the way.

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PHOTO BY KATHRYN WIRSING; DESIGN BY BETSY FARRELL
Nestle Wine Glasses

To make more space in your cabinet, add a riser for plates and bowls, then alternate the direction you stand your wine glasses to fit more onto your shelf.

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Use Dowels For Containers

Use a sliding drawer and wooden pegs to keep all of your items in order. You can customize the layout to suit your containers — just move the dowels.

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Think Outside The Cabinet

Don't ignore oddly sized cabinets—instead, use the space to display pretty items, or set up a station for coffee or tea.

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