Before to start this article, we were thinking about how people make it through a kitchen organizing project that help them to better place items and food in such essential room of the house. We have come up with this conclusion: sometimes we as homeowners take for granted that we know where to put things and food, no matter whether or not we have given our kitchen a makeover or are living with the same that we have when first bought the property. It is not a secret that kitchens are usually the rooms that get used the most in the house, thus they are easily prone to unwanted clutter; unless you take action as soon as possible and follow our list of effective kitchen storage ideas that will surely allow you to have a place for having everything in its place. Every space of your home is different, this is the reason why we have decided to focus on this important area with this post; hopefully the ideas and tips you are about to read help you to better organize your kitchen, remember trial and error experiences can get the best of us; our suggestion is to pay attention to the little details and follow your intuition around this kitchen project you have ahead.
Ingenious Tips on How to Better Organize Your Kitchen
Being one of the trickiest aspects in a well- organized home, in any kitchen you can find many little things and do not know where to place them; it just seems like cabinets and drawers are not enough anymore and you ran out of ideas, ok well! Do not panic, it is time to consider a few more ingenious solutions to make your kitchen look gorgeous and organized.
Start From the Beginning
Perhaps you do not have the money for a full scale renovation of your kitchen, and this is not something you should worry about; instead you can focus on working with what you have. Your sink, stove and refrigerator are the essentials in your kitchen and their position will dictate where everything else goes; this is why cleaning them up inside and out can go a long way towards making them a presentable triangle that immediately improve your kitchen’s appearance. Next basic step can be pulling everything out of cabinet and go through it; this will help you to discard those items that are you have not used in a long time (or maybe you forgot you had). Clean each cabinet and drawer as well, set up separate areas on the floor for each group; the goal is to only have things you love and often use.
Consider Stations for your Kitchen
As restaurants do, assign stations in your kitchen for all of the tasks you develop in this area of your home every day. You can create stations such as; cleaning, storage, prepping, cooking, baking, putting food away. By creating stations you can also decide where item should be store, for instance cooking and baking pieces might be kept close to where you do food preparation, utensils should be in the drawer nearest to the prep area as well. In this way you avoid going back and forth across the kitchen looking for the things you need just to prepare a simple meal.
Give clear containers a chance
By using clear containers to streamline the inside of your cabinets; group together things from similar features like packets of sauce mixes, hot cereal packets and hot cocoa envelopes, and then put them into a small plastic container, this way you won’t being scattered all over the cabinet to find any of these things.
Storage, storage, storage
Dry goods and the food pantry should have a specific place in your kitchen, so you do not spread your food out in wall cabinets ending up walking around, opening doors because you are looking for items you cannot find (yes this is so annoying!). a good idea is to place less used spices and sauces into the pantry and the items you use more often close to the stove. To complement the previous idea, we can add that arranging items by color and size definitely go a long way making your time in this room even more pleasant, not to mention how pretty and organized you kitchen will look.
Pots and Pans in Shelves
Opposed to drawers where you have to pull out on top to get the pot or pan you need to the one on the bottom, roll- outs shelves are ideal for these items as they are shallower, and they allow you to see what you need. Pot racks are also exceptional solutions in case you have a small kitchen, because you can install a ceiling pot rack or even a wall mounted bar style; this accessory absolutely free up so much storage in your kitchen that can be used for other items.
Take Advantage of the Space
In order to hold mugs above countertop, you can place hooks underneath cabinets; this way you have more space in your cabinets. Hanging adhesive hooks on the inside of cabinet doors or pantry is another good option to hold tools such as measuring cups and kitchen gadgets; any space you see that can be used to hang something will free up flat spaces inside any cabinet.
Please! Stick with the Initial Organizing Plan
Once you have everything organized and assigned in your kitchen, you will notice how easy is to see and reach what you need and what is missing; stick with the place you have given for things by keeping them in the same place and save you from spending time and energy looking for items you might already discard or ran out.
Whether you got bored of your same old kitchen or you just want to add a revitalizing touch of liveliness and functionality to this essential space of your home, consider an easy improvement project that fits your budget, DIY ideas are always unique and smart solutions that contribute with your kitchen’s organization. With these ingenious ideas we have just showed you, the idea is that you find the solution for some common kitchen dilemmas and instead, make every inch of your kitchen work hard; it is time to unclutter your kitchen and to start experiencing a new version of it, maximize your spaces…you dream it, we Build it!