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9+ Brilliant Designs For Small Kitchens

If you've been blessed with a big kitchen, I really envy you. I, unfortunately, am stuck trying to navigate cooking in a pretty small one. But that's not something to get upset about.

After all, there are ways you can organize yourself even when you're space-challenged like I am. Here are a few great ideas you can implement in your kitchen ASAP.

1. Slide-Out Pantry

Home Depot

The best way to hide a lot of stuff in your small kitchen is to implement the slide-out pantry. Imagine storing all your cooking necessities away from sight like this! This is pretty genius if you ask me.

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2. Hanging Kitchen Rack

Amazon

You don't even have to be too handy to create this awesome hanging kitchen rack. In my case, I would get my dad to install this for me. Ha, ha! This saves you space and looks great.

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3. Corner Kitchen Cabinet Idea

Pinterest

This might be a little bit trickier to install in your kitchen, so you may need a professional to do it. But in the end, it's definitely worth it. It looks fabulous and is so handy.

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4. Slide-Out Kitchen Socket

Facebook | Kival Electric Ltd.

I know having too many outlets in the kitchen can be unsightly. So I absolutely love this idea of a slide-out socket. Whoa! I never would have thought of that. How cool is this idea?

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5. Wall Cabinet Storage

Wayfair

It's tricky to find suitable space for all those knick-knacks like aluminum foil. So why not install this kind of storage for it? I think it works out quite well like this, am I right?

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6. Kitchen Island With Built-In Seating

Pinterest

If you don't have enough space in your kitchen for a proper seating area, consider this idea. It's a kitchen island that comes with a built-in seating area. I think that's an absolutely fantastic concept.

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7. Trash Bins In A Drawer

Kitchen Source

One cool way to hide all that trash in your kitchen is to install this rail for the bins. That way you can easily keep trash out of sight but not out of mind.

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8. Cutlery Drawers Inside Of Drawers

Kraftmaid

I gotta admit, my cutlery drawer is kind of a mess right now. I really need to figure out a better way to organize it. This drawer inside a drawer idea is awesome, isn't it?

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9. Door Cabinet Organizer

Wayfair

Here's an easy DIY you can do yourself. This door cabinet organizer idea is a great solution to store all those items like paper towels and various cleaning sprays. This way you can keep them all in one spot.

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10. Keep Your Counters Free

Pinterest

This is one of my biggest problems in the kitchen. How do you keep that precious counter space free? Well, you can utilize other spaces like this wall. Why haven't I done this yet? Really!

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11. Hidden Kitchen Utensil Rail

I never know where to store all my bulky items. I'm talking about things like the frying pan and big utensils. So when I saw this hidden kitchen utensil rail idea, I thought it was brilliant.

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12. Over-The-Door Pantry Shelf

Wayfair

If you don't have much in the way of cabinet or pantry space, this shelf can be added to any door. It's basically like buying and installing an instant pantry in your small kitchen!

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13. Small Kitchen Island

Wayfair

Counter space can be hard to come by in a small kitchen. A small storage unit like this one can add some much-needed counter space and it can store appliances, too! Plus, it comes with wheels so you can move it as needed.

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14. Don't Forget About Shelves

Kitchen cabinets can cost a lot to buy and install, but they aren't the only storage option. Regular shelves can get the job done and you can also use them for decorative purposes, too. It's the ultimate win-win.

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15. Kitchen Bars

Kitchen bars are perfect for small kitchens for a number of reasons. They take up less space than a regular table, can double as a counter, and you can tuck the stools underneath when you're done. They're definitely worth the investment if you have a small kitchen!

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16. Pull-Out Pantry Shelves

In case you can't tell, I love pull-out shelves. They really do make it easier to grab ingredients and keep things organized. No more forgetting about food in the back of your cupboards and letting those forgotten items take up precious space.

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17. Organization Is Key

The biggest secret to dealing with a small kitchen? Keep it tidy. Jars, pantry racks, and storage boxes can keep things organized and free from unnecessary clutter.

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18. Buy An All-In-One Rack

Wire racks like this one make a decorative statement and are incredibly handy when it comes to organization. You can customize these racks with additional hooks or storage spaces to hold your essentials.

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19. Get A Cupboard For Your Baking Sheets

Baking sheets are probably some of the hardest things to store. However, this pull-out vertical cupboard is the perfect size for awkward baking sheets. This would also be perfect for cutting boards!

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20. Round Sliding Sink

Oh my gosh, I've never seen a sink like this before. It actually comes with a sliding dish drainer and chopping board. What? That's pretty unbelievable. Ha, ha! This is so cool and handy, don't you think?

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21. Kitchen Island Pet Bowl Idea

Reddit | Theheadandthefart

It can be hard to find a good spot for your pet's food bowls in a small kitchen, am I right? Well, why not utilize your kitchen island? This is such a great idea.

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22. Don't Forget The Top

The area above your kitchen cabinets is always available for a bit of extra storage if you're in a pinch. It might not be the prettiest option, but you can definitely dress it up with cute storage baskets and a decorative accent or two.

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So there you have it. You don't have to cry about having a small kitchen.

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I feel your pain. LOL! We got this. We, too, can have a beautiful kitchen space that's free of clutter and ready to cook our masterpieces.

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