8 Stylish Storage Solutions That’ll Put the Side of Your Fridge to Good Use

updated Jun 17, 2020
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Scoring extra storage space in a small kitchen is never easy, especially if you’re an avid cook with a bunch of gadgets and appliances. Maybe you’re cooking more than you ever were before and have realized that your setup isn’t quite cutting it these days?

So I did a little digging and discovered an assortment of magnetic kitchen organizers from Amazon that can turn the outside of your refrigerator into useable storage space. From floating shelves to knife strips to spice racks and more, scroll down for eight clever ways to max out your kitchen on a budget. You might have to wait a little longer for some of these items to arrive at your door right now, but it’ll be worth it in the long run.

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1. Magnetic Shelf Organizer

Who knew the side or door of your refrigerator could offer up so much extra room? This shelf organizer provides plenty of space for stashing cleaning supplies, spices, and other kitchen essentials. 

Buy: YAMAZAKI home Plate Magnetic Spice Rack, $20

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2. Magnetic Knife Bar

If you thought you needed counter space to store your kitchen knives, think again. This sleek stainless-steel knife bar sticks to the front or side of your fridge so you can store your tools in style and keep them easily within reach. 

Buy: Modern Innovations 16 Inch Stainless Steel Magnetic Knife Bar, $18

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3. Magnetic Spice Tins

Not working with enough cabinet space to store your impressive selection of spice bottles? These petite magnetic spice tins attach securely to just about any flat metal surface, including the side of your refrigerator. 

Buy: Aylson 12 Magnetic Spice Tins with Spice Racks Wall Mount, $25

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4. Magnetic Paper Towel Holder

Why waste precious countertop space on a bulky paper towel holder when you can use a magnetic one instead? This sleek paper towel holder mounts straight to your refrigerator door and will only set you back ten bucks. 

Buy: Spectrum Diversified Magnetic Paper Towel Holder, $10

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5. Magnetic Hook Rack

A good hook rack goes a long way in a cramped kitchen. This magnetic one features five hanging hooks so you can store some of your go-to culinary utensils on the front or on side of your fridge. 

Buy: Better Houseware 2408 Magnetic Hook Rack, $16

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6. Sunix Magnetic Rack

Consider the Sunix magnetic rack the Rolls-Royce of magnetic storage solutions. Designed with two tiers of storage space and a pair of paper towel (or plastic wrap) holders, this handy hub also comes with four hooks for hanging utensils and potholders.  

Buy: Sunix Magnetic Rack, $47

7. Magnetic Mesh Organizer

No room left in your kitchen junk drawer to stash stuff? No problem. These magnetic mesh baskets are the perfect size for storing corkscrews, coasters, and other small kitchen knickknacks on the outside of your refrigerator.

Buy: Black Wire Mesh Magnetic Storage Baskets, $15 for three

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8. Magnetic File Holder

If you prefer to keep your favorite cookbooks within an arm’s reach in the kitchen, consider this a saving grace. Mount these magnetic file organizers in the kitchen of your refrigerator to corral notebooks, cookbooks, coupons, recipes, and more. 

Buy: Antner Magnetic File Holder, $16 for three

This post originally appeared on Apartment Therapy. See it there: 8 Stylish Magnetic Storage Solutions from Amazon for Maxing Out Your Fridge