Save Space in a Small Kitchen: 20 Kitchen Items To Store Vertically

If you're short on storage space in your kitchen, going vertical with a few items can really up your efficiency factor. Heck, even if you aren't so pressed for space, it makes sense to store many of these common kitchen tools standing up instead of lying down. It'll save you from stacking, unstacking, rummaging, and digging:

20 Kitchen Items to Store Vertically

  • Cookie sheets
  • Muffin tins
  • Cooling racks
  • Serving trays
  • Pots
  • Pans
  • Lids
  • Tablecloths
  • Runners
  • Silverware
  • Utensils
  • Placemats
  • Platters
  • Cutting boards
  • Plates
  • Baking dishes
  • (not pictured): glassware, knives, trivets, spices

What other things would you add to the list to store vertically?

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