20 Tips and Tools for Kitchen Organization and Storage

20 Tips and Tools for Kitchen Organization and Storage

Emily Han
Dec 27, 2011

We are always looking for ways to keep our kitchens well-organized and clutter-free, and for many of us it's especially important because we live and cook in small spaces. Here are 20 of our favorite organization and storage ideas from the past year – some from our writers' kitchens, some from the web, and many from you, our readers.

• 1 Storing and Organizing Bulk Foods in a Small Kitchen?
• 2 No Pantry? 8 Tips for Keeping Counters Clutter-Free
• 3 Use Magazine Files to Corral Clutter in Kitchen Drawers
• 4 Speedy Lunch Prep! Make a Sandwich Station
• 5 Plastic-Free Food Storage Alternatives

• 6 Drawers Under the Cabinets! DIY Extra Kitchen Storage
• 7 Smart Pot Rack Idea: Hang It In a Corner Cabinet!
• 8 Help! I Need Creative Solutions for Storing Silverware
• 9 Open Shelving? Try This Double Duty Storage Trick!
• 10 The Cookbook Wall: Bookstore-Style Cookbook Storage
• 11 Tool Boxes as Kitchen Caddies
• 12 Storage Tip: Store Cake Decorating Tools in a Box
• 13 Smart, Cheap Storage & Organization Idea for Canned Goods
• 14 Easy Freezer Storage: Stackable Plastic Jars from Ball
• 15 Dried Pasta Stored in Glass Jars
• 16 Best Spice Storage Solution: Mason Jars
• 17 DIY Project: Easy-To-Label Spice Jars
• 18 Look! Sue's Maximized Spice Storage
• 19 Look! Kombucha Bottles as Spice Storage
• 20 Before & After: Quick & Easy Spice Cabinet Clean-Up

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