Make the Most of Kitchen Drawers By Organizing Diagonally

Make the Most of Kitchen Drawers By Organizing Diagonally

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Sarah Rae Smith
May 9, 2014
(Image credit: Diamond Cabinets)

When it comes to kitchen utensil storage, you really only have two options: standing up in containers on the counter or laid flat in drawers. Both have their drawbacks.

But what if you had a third option? Turn things on a diagonal!

Most drawers and organizers for utensil and kitchen gadget storage have trays with horizontal or vertical slots. Although that's fine, it isn't always the most efficient way to store longer items.

This diagonal insert from MasterBrand Cabinets' Diamond Cabinets is a much better design and more practical solution! Storing long utensils diagonally makes smarter, more efficient use of drawer space.

You can also go the DIY route and make this kind of drawer organizer yourself. Look for thin, flat pieces of wood at your local hardware store or craft store. Just measure and cut carefully. Then, you just need some wood glue and you're good to go. We have all the steps to help you make a diagonal drawer organizer.

(Image credit: Joe Lingeman)

Check out our step-by-step instructions: How To Build a Diagonal Drawer Organizer

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