You may not care what lies behind your closed cabinet doors. Out of sight, out of mind, right? It's easy to feel that way...until you try to pull out a single sheet pan and a bunch of other metal lids and pots crash together. 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.
You're going to be less inclined to actually want to clean if you can't find any of your cleaning products. Use a lazy susan to hold spray bottles, then contain sponges, towels, and trash bags in plastic containers.
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Clutter just looks more soothing when it's all color-coordinated. Rearrange your stuff and you'll find it straight-up therapeutic to look at your closet.
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.
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Stack and pull boxes will save your life when it comes to baking tools, crafting supplies, or even jewelry.
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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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Use every inch! A hanging bathroom towel bar doubles as a holder for spray bottles when hung over a cabinet door.
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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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Pop-up shelves will optimize the unused space in cabinets, especially those that only hold primarily horizontal things, like dishes.
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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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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This cabinet uses a wire divider to keep cutting boards and pans upright, but that overhead space can do more. 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.
A liner not only pretties up your cabinets, but the contrasting paper (or fabric) makes lighter-hued items stand out.
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This way, you can pull out the 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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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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A shelf system lets you easily pick up and store awkward items, like heavy pots and pans.
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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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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
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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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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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