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Unique Storage Ideas for the Kitchen

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The kitchen is the heart of the home. When company comes over that tends to be where people hang out in your house. Lots of family time is spent in the kitchen not only preparing meals but eating them as well. You need the kitchen to be functional. Storage in a kitchen can be difficult. You want to keep your beautiful counters clear of clutter so you have a work surface while also keeping the things you use frequently easily accessible. Here are some of the best unique storage ideas and tips to help you maximize the space you have in your kitchen.

Try out these unique storage ideas!

Store in plain sight

Keep your widely used pots and pans stored in plain sight with open cabinet storage. Have shelves right next to your stove so you can grab your pots and pans, as you need them. Do you have a butcher block kitchen island? This is a perfect place to put your knives or a knife block.

Organize your pantry

With shelves, drawers, closets, and pull out bins you can make great use of the pantry space. No matter how big or small your pantry is you can make the most of this area with smart storage solutions.

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Bottle storage

You might not have a wine cellar or a traditional wine rack, but with cradles, you can turn a pantry shelf into a wine rack or even store bottles of soda, keeping them safe and easy to get when needed.

Store spices in a drawer

Having your spices in a drawer right next to your stove instead of in an overhead cabinet or shelf makes the spices more accessible this way.

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Lazy Susan

You can put storage on a spin with a lazy Susan concept. In a cabinet, add a lazy Susan to store multiple items and be able to find them quickly when needed.

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Sink storage

The part right in front of the sink tends to be a false drawer. You can put it on hinges and add a metal tray where you store your sponges. Keeps them out of sight while also keeping them easily accessible.

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Dishes in drawers

In general, you probably keep your dishes in a cabinet. One of the most unique storage ideas is storing them in a drawer separated by pegs. It makes those dinner dishes easier to get when you need to set the table.

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Cutting boards

What do you do with these things? Why not put them in a basket. You can put them in a cabinet and they’ll be easy to get when you need them.

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Office storage in the kitchen

Use those typical office storage solutions in your kitchen on the wall to store things like sponges or soap.

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Old door storage

Add kitchen utensils to an old door for storage.

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You can really turn your kitchen into an amazing functional space and it doesn’t have to cost you a lot of money to free up some room. You can use things you already have in your home to create unique storage ideas and creative storage setups in your kitchen.