Organizing Your Spices: 20 Spice Storage Setups and Solutions

Tips & Reader Projects from The Kitchn

Many of us keep heaps of spices on hand in the kitchen, and that can create quite the storage conundrum. From wrangling dozens of little bulk-bin bags to rummaging around in the cupboard for the right jar, the whole process shouldn't be so maddening.

We love seeing how other cooks store and organize their spices because we're always on the lookout for that "why didn't I think of that?" tip. These 20 setups and solutions might be just what you need to solve your own spice storage frustrations.

FIRST ROW

  1. Spice Storage Before & After: A Spice Rack Backsplash
  2. A Beautiful and Cheap Spice Storage Solution
  3. Sue's Maximized Spice Storage
  4. Spice Storage Before & After: A Tiny Corner Cabinet Gets Organized
  5. Silver Casserole Servers Turned Spice Storage

SECOND ROW

  1. Turn Tic Tac Containers Into Spice Storage
  2. Use an Old Muffin Tin To Organize Spices
  3. How To Build a Spice Rack: Susy's White and Minimal
  4. Innovative Spice Storage Solution: Hang Drawer Organizers On Your Pantry Wall
  5. Slim Modern Spice Rack Inside a Cabinet Door

THIRD ROW

  1. How to Store Spices in an Awkward Cabinet? Try a Pull Down Spice Rack
  2. Spices Stored in Jam Jars
  3. Spices Stored in Weck Jars
  4. Best Spice Storage Solution: Mason Jars
  5. Reader Project: A Truly Organized Spice Drawer

FOURTH ROW

  1. Small Space Solution: Magnetic Spice Jars
  2. Budget Spice Organization with IKEA's DROPPAR Jars and RIBBA Shelf
  3. Small Space Storage: Build a Spice Rack with a Ruler
  4. Small Spaces, Small Solutions: My Favorite Magnetic Spice Jars
  5. DIY Project: Easy to Label Spice Jars

Originally published 5.21.2014

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