When it comes to cooking, preparation is already half of the job, and preparation can be more efficient if you’re keeping a well-organized kitchen. Knowing where to get something whenever you need it will not only save you time but will help lessen accidents. Make cooking feel less of a chore with these DIY kitchen organization ideas.
Neat And Tidy
Keep your spices neat and tidy by putting them in dollar-store spice containers which you will label accordingly. You can’t go wrong with that!
Magazine Files Repurposed
Instead of scattering potatoes and onions in sacks and bowls around the kitchen cabinets, use magazine files to organize them.
Trash Bag Rolls DIY Kitchen Organization Ideas
Try doing some under kitchen sink organizing.
If you have a small kitchen and limited storage space, you can save some surface space by keeping your trash bags on rolls instead of having them lying in your cabinet. See how you can do it yourself here.
Deep Cabinet Hack
Deep cabinets can be a pain when you need to reach something at the very back. So, why don’t you try adding drawers?
Make the most of cabinet doors, by “chalkboarding” them and adding some hooks to hand measuring cups. See the details of the project here.
Garbage Disposal Cleaning Hacks for Kitchen
Cleaning hacks for the kitchen are really important because you want to keep your food in a safe environment. Lemon and vinegar are your best friends when it comes to kitchen cleaning.
Freeze lemon slices in vinegar then run the ice cubes through your garbage disposal to clean it.
Another well-known kitchen cleaning hack is using baking soda. Use baking soda to keep the trash can stink-free.
Just sprinkle a tablespoon of baking soda in the can after washing and drying it and you’re done.
Spice Storage Idea
If you want to keep your spices in a drawer, the problem is you can’t see what’s inside each container. Here’s the tip: paint the top of each lid black and write the kind of spice it contains. So simple!
Food Wrap Storage
Here you can find detailed instructions for DIY food wrap storage that will save you lots of cabinet room.
Alternative Food Wrap Storage
If you’re not into DIY projects, you can store your food wraps in magazine holders.
DIY Magnetic Spice Containers
Dollar-store magnetic spice containers with clear lids will save you so much room in the pantry! See how you can make them at home here.
Can Storage Ideas
Instead of piling up your cans and ending up with daily Jenga challenges, use a magazine file to store them.
Repurposing vertical organizers like a magazine file is one of the best can storage ideas.
Use a vertical shoe organizer to store small packets and lightweight containers.
Store your water bottles in magazine files to save room and to keep them all in one place.
Mason Jars Repurposed
Turn your mason jars into utensil holders in just a few minutes. This is such a useful hack and you can recreate it by looking here!
One of the best kitchen counter storage ideas is grouping things by purpose. Assign all the coffee making stuff to one drawer and group the ingredients you need to make your morning coffee.
Woven baskets help you group kitchen stuff and arrange them properly while creating a warm and rustic effect.
DIY Produce Rack
This little project will prove lifesaving in the long run, since you’ll be able to have your fresh produce in one place, visible and neat.
Dollar store clear containers are ideal for dry goods (flour, cereal, rice etc).
Remove Rusty Spots
Soaking your stainless steel silverware in lemon juice for a couple of minutes will make it easier to remove rusty sports.
There you have it, simple tips and DIY kitchen organization ideas to make your kitchen work tidier and more efficient. These projects make your kitchen more organized and safer and healthier as well. Try these out for yourself and tell us what you think!
Source: Prudent Penny Pincher, This Tiny Blue House, lifehack.org