21 Easy Kitchen Storage Ideas Because Everyone Could Do With More Space

In our dreams (and Pinterest boards), we have a palatial custom kitchen with a merchandised walk-in pantry. In reality, our pots and pans teeter in cupboards and our junk drawers overfloweth. Don’t despair guys, there are tons of savvy kitchen storage solutions, like these ones for starters.

30 Easy Ways To Add Storage To Every Room In Your Home

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Burke Decor

1. Refrigerator Rack

Scandinavian design, universal utility.

Burke Decor ($55)

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2. Utensil Center

This one-stop block has all you really need. (Helloooo, extra drawer space.)

Material ($175)

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3. Spice Organizer

Because they look like crap all over your countertops.

Ikea ($4)

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4. Magnetic Spices

Another clever solution.

Etsy ($70)

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Home Depot

5. Mini Island

Psst: You can hide your trash can in there.

Baxton Studio ($182)

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Birch Lane

6. Under-sink Organizer

Corral thine cleaning supplies.

Birch Lane ($72)

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Crate & Barrel

7. Wall-mount Pot Rack

This move is a serious cupboard real-estate opener.

Crate & Barrel ($140)

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8. Floating Shelves

Put a spare patch of wall to work.

Rejuvenation ($199)

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world market

9. Hanging Baskets

Floating, boho storage.

World Market ($34)

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10. Plate Shelf

Keep your favorite morning essentials (mugs, breakfast plates, etc.) in an easy-access hub.

Ikea ($70)

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11. Stackable Pots

Be still, our neatnik hearts.

Calphalon (from $140)

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Ballard Designs

12. Utility Baskets

For prettying up your pantry—or filling the clearance above your cabinets.

Ballard Designs ($69 for three)

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West Elm

13. Wall-mount Paper Towel Holder

Think up and off the counter, people.

West Elm ($24)

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14. Knife Rack

We repeat...

Anthropologie ($34)

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Pottery Barn

15. Entertaining Shelves

Brilliant extra storage to pop over your bar cart.

Pottery Barn (from $119)

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The Container Store

16. Stackable Canisters

Pimp your pantry.

The Container Store (from $45)

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The Container Store

17. Undershelf Placemat Holder

A little extra shelving goes a long way.

The Container Store ($7)

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18. Tray Dividers

Psst: When everything is orderly, you can fit way more in there.

Hayneedle ($13)

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Pottery Barn

19. Wall Shelf

If all else fails, there's always the dining room.

Pottery Barn (from $399)

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20. Utensil Rails

Easy-access meets whimsical decor.

Etsy ($41)

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21. Freestanding Pantry

Fake it ’til you make...a built-in.

Home Styles ($678)


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