15 Clever Storage Ideas For Small Kitchens

Looking to save some kitchen space? Try these small kitchen storage ideas to make your kitchen look more spacious!

By: Judith Huerta, Editor,
15 Clever Storage Ideas For Small Kitchens

When you have a small kitchen, finding space for virtually anything can be extremely difficult. Your countertops are full of cooking oil dispensers, utensil holders, essential kitchen appliances, and other miscellaneous items. Your pantries are brimming with spices, condiments, and spreads. Your cabinets are stuffed with a jumble of pots and pans that are stacked upon one another. 

In a small kitchen, this cluttered and unorganized mess takes up a lot of space. Any possibility of space is consumed by us trying to store and reorganize our kitchen items in other places. And ultimately, it becomes a never-ending cycle of us fighting for that extra countertop or pantry space. When we do find some kitchen space to cook, do work, or any other activity, we are still bothered by the items piled around us.

So, if you're looking for some small kitchen storage ideas, then you've definitely come to the right place! In this 15 Clever Storage Ideas For Small Kitchens, we have collected a list of DIY storage ideas that will declutter your kitchen and make it look super spacious. From rolling pantries to utensil caddies to pot racks, these kitchen storage ideas will transform your small kitchen into one of those roomy kitchens that you always see on TV. And the best part is that these space-saving storage and organization ideas will make your kitchen look super elegant and chic! You won't ruin your kitchen's aesthetic by adding these kitchen storage solutions. They'll actually look so cute that you won't notice its functionality, and it'll make your home look a thousand times better. These storage ideas are called clever for a reason!

DIY Countertop Space-Savers

DIY Countertop Space Savers

You always want to have a neat and clear countertop for cooking and baking. But if you have a small kitchen, countertop space is often hard to find because you're placing all the leftover pantry and cabinet items onto your counters. Instead of piling everything onto your countertops in a messy manner, try creating one of these space-saving DIY kitchen projects that aim to keep your counters clean and clear!

Space-Saving Kitchen Pantry Storage

Space Saving Kitchen Pantry Storage

Have you ever opened your pantries and screamed? Well, maybe not screamed, but you were definitely frightened by the unorganized and cluttered mess that existed on those shelves. All these jars and bottles piled on top of each other into a mountain. To create more room in your pantry, consider creating one of these DIY storage ideas that are perfect for your kitchen. You'll finally be able to place the items that don't fit into their proper place!

Kitchen Wall Organization Ideas

DIY Kitchen Wall Organization

If you have a small kitchen, all your kitchen surfaces (such as your pantries, cabinets, countertops, and tables) are often filled to the brim with your kitchen items. Once you've reorganized your small kitchen, you might find that you still do not have enough space in your kitchen. If you're confronted by this problem, then you should consider building up! Use your walls (and even your ceiling!) for kitchen storage and organization. Often times, we don't place anything on our walls, so we might as well use them for something! 

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