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Old 08-07-2018, 02:21 PM
 
Location: Dayton, OH
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I have this expandable IKEA pots lid rack and love it: https://www.ikea.com/us/en/catalog/products/70154800/

It fits down inside one of the smaller drawers right next to the stove/oven.
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Old 08-07-2018, 02:58 PM
 
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I have a new kitchen...again and I would love to reorganize it. Share you favorite/best products or ideas for your kitchen organizing. It can be anything from drawer organizers, flatware trays, refrigerator and freezer ideas, spice racks etc. I would love to hear about them and of course show pics if you can.


Thanks.
When I downsized to a 536 sq ft apartment, I needed a lot of storage ideas. I shopped for every piece at IKEA, went to the store to view products, then ordered on line and selected the home delivery option.
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Old 08-07-2018, 03:26 PM
 
Location: Denver CO
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I put in an extended over the refrigerator cabinet so that is usable space. I have a divided pull out shelf that I use for cutting boards, and on the other side, I have colanders and other stackable lightweight items so if I get knocked on the head taking something out, not a problem! lol!

I love my pull out spice rack

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

and my undersink pull out shelf

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1

I have very little wall or counter space, so I have a couple of in drawer knife blocks

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0...?ie=UTF8&psc=1
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Old 08-07-2018, 06:10 PM
 
Location: Knoxville, TN
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This thing. I use it in the cabinets that have mugs and plates. It creates a second shelf, so you don't have to stack things in one big pile. https://www.lowes.com/pd/Style-Selec...e-Rack/3309164
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Old 08-07-2018, 06:43 PM
 
Location: Denver CO
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This thing. I use it in the cabinets that have mugs and plates. It creates a second shelf, so you don't have to stack things in one big pile. https://www.lowes.com/pd/Style-Selec...e-Rack/3309164
Oh, right I forgot, I have those too. I use them to separate different sized bowls and plates so I can fit twice as much in each section of the cabinet. I have Corelle dishes, so they don't take up much room, and I can fit service for 12 on two shelves on one side of an upper cabinet - and that's with a set that has 3 different sized plates and 3 different sized bowls.
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Old 08-07-2018, 06:43 PM
 
Location: Washington state
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I have a very small kitchen and this is what it looks like. The length is 6 ft on each side. When you look at the pic of my stove, you can see the door to enter my room. When you see the cabinet across from the stove, you can see the other side of the door. That's the width of my kitchen. To take a pic of the fridge, I had to open the door and stand out in the hall. The fridge is at a right angle right next to the sink. Yeah, small kitchen.

Anyway, I have as much out on the wall as I can because there's just no storage. The spice shelf was handmade (by me, even).

I don't use the cupboard above the stove. The one above the sink holds all my food. The cabinet next to the chopping block has my dishes and silverware in it. I do hang some pans under the chopping board. And there is now a toaster on the back of the cutting board and two large Mason jars where I keep rice and pasta.
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Old 08-07-2018, 08:56 PM
 
Location: Southeastern Pennsylvania
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This for upper cabinets: https://smile.amazon.com/Stow-n-Spin...+12%22+cabinet

This for lower cabinets: https://smile.amazon.com/Rev-Shelf-D...ntable+kitchen

They use space so much more efficiently than the traditional completely round lazy susans. I have several in different cabinets.
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Old 08-08-2018, 07:43 AM
 
Location: Dayton, OH
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I have a narrow, maybe 2.5 ft. wide, broom closet in my kitchen. I store mops, brooms and the water softener tank on the floor. My galley kitchen is tiny with very limited drawer and cabinet space.

So I installed a section of white wire shelving about 6 ft. off the floor and hang all of my pots, pans and griddle from it with S-hooks.

My cast iron skillet is too heavy to hang this way, but everything else seems to be doing OK.
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Old 08-08-2018, 07:58 AM
 
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When we renovated our kitchen, we had these installed in the new cabinet drawers. I really love that I don't have to lift heavy plates:



And the cabinet maker asked me if I had lots of oils and sauces. I answered yes and he built slots for me in a drawer similar to this:



And yesterday I tackled part of my unruly pantry with this:

https://www.costco.com/OXO-SoftWorks...100393038.html

I second the organizer for cookie sheets and other baking items!
OMG, that drawer with the plates in it - what an awful waste of space! Even if I were disabled and couldn't use a step stool to get to the shelves (which is close to the truth as I am disabled and 5' 2" tall, but can still use a step stool if I am careful and it has a back to hold on to) I would rather a pull out conventional shelf than that drawer.
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Old 08-08-2018, 09:15 AM
 
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We have a very small kitchen, so instead of taking up drawer or counter space, my wife put together spice jars with magnetic lids. These are attached to our fridge.
That looks convenient but spices should be kept in a dark place away from light.
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