Organize Your Kitchen
An organized kitchen is a useful kitchen. Use these tips and tricks from our editors to get your kitchen clutter under control.
Paper Towel Cubby
For a discrete and convenient paper towel roll location, remove a drawer and install a paper towel holder in its place.
Hidden Cutting Board
A slide out cutting board cleverly adds work surface to a kitchen.
A pull-out pantry component can help take advantage of an awkward slender space.
Corner shelves can be an efficient use of a sometimes awkward space. The brackets supporting these shelves are local architectural salvage pieces that add character to the kitchen.
Vented produce bins can be used to store produce that doesn’t require refrigeration.
A tool rail over the cooktop keeps utensils at an easy reach.
Hidden Work Surface
An additional work surface is hidden in cabinetry with false cabinet fronts.
These homeowners didn’t want to hide everything behind cabinet doors, so instead they chose to have a mix of open shelves and closed cabinetry.
Open Pantry Shelves
Using baskets and buckets to store dry food items help keep an open pantry looking neat and functional.
Vertical Plate Storage
A vertical plate storage rack helps prevent dishes from chipping.
Base Cabinet Drawers
Base cabinets with sliding shelves make it easier to see and reach items in the back of the cabinet.
Add Vintage Storage Space
Not enough built-ins? Use vintage cabinets or hutches for added storage.
Hanging Pot Rack
Hang a pot rack over the island for easily accessible cookware.
Slender spaces like compartments under the kitchen island are perfect for storing bottles of wine.
Several shallow drawers are ideal for storing linens. Add them to a cabinet that is near the dining space for extra convenience.