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11+ Genius Organization Solutions For Small Kitchens

If you're lucky to have a large kitchen, I truly envy you. That's one space in my house I wish I had more of. But as they say, you gotta work with what you've got. Am I right?

So, if you're space-challenged like I am, don't fret. I've got some smart solutions for you. These ideas are surely going to help.

1. Use A Spice Rack

Reddit | ladyfirerose

My spice situation is pretty poor right now. We have spices in boxes that are hard to reach, so I really need a better solution. This spice rack looks like it's just what the doctor ordered.

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2. Utilize Wire Dividers

Reddit | caoscriativo

When you've got tight space in your kitchen, every nook and cranny counts. So why waste that precious space? These handly wire dividers make storing bulky items like plates and mugs that much easier. No? Absolutely!

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3. Organize That Under-The-Sink Area

Reddit | bchance7

I know the under-the-sink area can be tricky to use because of all those pipes. But there's a good way to get it more organized than how you had it before. Voilà!

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4. Tidy Up That Pantry

Reddit | linguisticpsych

Wow, that's quite an impressive pantry here. I gotta say, I wish I had one like this. Most of our stuff is all over the place lol. This is definitely #PantryGoals if you ask me. Ha, ha!

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5. Hang Those Wine Bottles

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Isn't this the best idea for storing wine bottles? We no longer have space for my counter wine rack, so this idea looks a lot better to me. Especially since we really need to save counter space.

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6. Use A Narrow Storage Cart

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I think these narrow storage carts are such a fabulous idea. You can easily fit them into tight spaces to add some extra storage. I really need to get one for my kitchen ASAP.

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7. Utilize A Can Organizer

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If you're like me, you probably have lots of cans that are piling up in your storage area. I know that's not the best solution to maximize my space. I think it's about time to get something like this.

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8. Use A Hanging Shelf

Reddit | blindingsilence

I'm such a big fan of hanging shelves. They serve such a great purpose. I love how this person organized their small kitchen here using a great hanging shelf like this one. This is such a cute corner.

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9. Tidy Up Those Drawers

Reddit | MakeItHomemade

I gotta admit my kitchen drawers are in total disarray. I would love for them to look as neat as this. I really gotta pull up my sleeves and fix this messy situation at our house.

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10. Use Hooks Everywhere

Reddit | abelabelabel

Here's a brilliant idea for where to store all your measuring cups and other kitchen essentials. Why not use all the space you've got in your small apartment efficiently, huh? This is so neat and tidy.

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11. Organize A Tiny Space

Reddit | markjitsu

Even if you have just a tiny counter space in your kitchen, don't worry. Take a page from this person's playbook and see how awesome this looks. I love how they maximized their space here. Right?

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12. Use Wire Baskets For Fruits

Reddit | babelinkedin

Why keep all those fruits and veggies on your counter when they take up so much space? Instead, you can just hang up these wire baskets on the wall. Isn't that a much better solution? I think so.

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13. Install A Pull-Out Rack

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Here's an awesome idea to fit all those items like spices and other kitchen essentials. I dunno why I'm so lazy that I haven't installed one of these yet. Ha, ha! They make organizing a small space that much better.

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14. Install A Cute And Functional Shelf

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By getting a shelf with hooks attached to it and storage within it, you've got a great space-saving solution and storage unit in one. Win win!

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15. Get Yourself A Beverage Dispenser

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I've seen some places with tiny refrigerators — and I mean tiny. Like, they're basically mini fridges. It can be a real pain to keep enough drinks cold at once with the limited space. But a beverage dispenser allows you to stack your cans without taking up precious food real estate.

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16. Hang A Metallic Knife Strip

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I love to cook and I need lots of knives to create my culinary masterpieces (ahem). But a butcher block of knives takes up a lot of counter space. With a metallic knife strip, you'll have all your knives at your finger tips and they won't clutter your counters.

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17. Use A File Divider To Organize Trays

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Trays are great to have on hand for passing around drinks and food, and really, they're kind of classy looking, right? But when they're stored flat, they take up a lot of room. A simple file divider is a great way of keeping them neat and tidy in your cupboards. It would also work for cutting boards!

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18. Use A Bar Cart For Things Other Than Alcohol

Instagram | debou_it

A bar cart is great because it's compact and stores a lot of stuff. But what's better is that it's on wheels, so it can be moved around when you need more space.

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19. Hang A Wall Pouch

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These aren't just amazing storage pouches, they're also adorable add-on decor that can bring your kitchen to life. Use them to store small utensils, accessories, or even to display dried flowers.

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20. Get A Roll-Up Drying Rack

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A dish drying rack, while necessary, can take up a lot of precious counter space. With a roll-up drying rack, however, you can allow your dishes to air dry and then quickly and easily store it away. I definitely need one of these!

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21. Use A Tray

Reddit | u/squish1976

Sometimes, all you really need to do is tidy up your kitchen to make it look bigger. Using a tray to organize those necessary countertop items is an excellent way of keeping your kitchen from looking like it's in constant disarray, as well as giving the impression of more space.

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See? I told you that you shouldn't worry about not having enough space in your small kitchen.

Giphy | Rosanna Pansino

Where there's a will there's a way. You can always find smart solutions to organize your space better. Take it from me, I definitely know.

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