The kitchen is a place where some of the most important things in life happen – because food is undeniably essential and delicious!
However, cooking in a kitchen with over-stuffed, cluttered, and disorganized cabinets isn’t fun!
You can never find what you need and it becomes a frustrating experience.
It happens to all of us! Somehow, a clean, well-organized cabinet can go wild in just a few months: plates and bowls in the wrong place, spices all mixed up, Tupperware spilling out, overstuffed drawers that you can hardly close – you get the point!
Below are 13 genius ways to organize your kitchen cabinets! These tips will help you clutter-proof your kitchen, so that your cabinets will look just as organized a year down the road.
1.) Utilize Space on the Back of Cabinet Doors
Cabinet doors hold a ton of unused storage space!
You can get creative and create a ton of new kitchen organizational options.
If you are in an apartment, your best option is always command hooks (no holes in the cupboards)!
2.) The Grocery Bag Dispenser
Source: Driven By Decor
How many of you save your grocery bags? I do! But they are a pain in the butt to keep organized!
A grocery bag dispenser is the perfect way to keep your bags nicely organized and out of sight.
3.) Sink Caddy’s to Collect the Little Things
Source: Make Bake Celebrate
Everyone has a space in their cupboard where they keep little packets of soup mix, seasonings, drink mixes, etc.
This sink caddy idea is brilliant!
All you need are a few velcro command strips and you are good to go.
4.) Tiered Snack Organizer
Source: The Frugal Homemaker
If you don’t like keeping your snacks in their boxes on a shelf, this picturesque organization tip is perfect for you!
This makes it easy for you and your family to have easy access to a “healthy” snacks.
Plus, you’ll know to buy more when it is empty!
5.) Magazine Holder as a Can Organizer
Source: PB&J Stories
Goodbye shelves of stacked cans! This magazine holder idea opens up so much additional storage space.
When purchasing these, make sure that they fit the can size that you regularly buy!
The cans shown in the picture above are smaller than the traditional can-size.
6.) Hang Your Cooking Pots
Source: Good Housekeeping
If you struggle finding room for your pots and pans, this organization hack is perfect for you!
Otherwise, you will have an unsightly stack of pots and pans on a shelf out in the open.
If you can’t drill holes into your cabinets, all you’ll need are some command hooks! Brilliant!
7.) Cutting Board Storage
Source: That’s What Che Said
It is so hard to find easy and sanitary ways to store your cutting boards!
They always seem to clutter up drawers, counters, and cupboards.
This genius DIY organization hack is a must-try! Once again, utilizing the back of a cupboard door to save space.
8.) Organize Under the Kitchen Sink
Source: Organization Obsessed
Under the kitchen sink seems to be one of the hidden junk spots in many homes.
Cleaning supplies is usually the #1 occupant in these storage spaces!
A trip to Walmart or your local Dollar Store will provide you with the perfect organizational bins to neaten up this cluttered area.
This article will give you additional tips.
9.) Cookie Sheet Organizer
Source: Driven By Decor
Oh the cookie sheet dilemma! Most of us have tried storing these large metal sheets in the bottom of a stove, propped up in a cupboard, or in a pantry.
This organizational hack saves the day!
10.) Organized Junk Drawer
Source: Clean and Scentsible
Don’t let the term “junk drawer” fool you! This drawer is not full of junk – just the miscellaneous kitchen objects that cannot find a home.
Unfortunately, this drawer can easily become overly cluttered.
Solution: office dividers!
After you insert these into the drawer, it is up to you not to fill it up with useless junk!
11.) Pot Lid Organizer
Source: The Krazy Coupon Lady
Do you have a love-hate relationship with pot lids?
Most of us do and they clutter up every cupboard they are in!
This command hook hack is a genius way of organizing the lids with the pot that it belongs to – just hanging on the door.
12.) Hang Up Trash Rolls
Source: Simply Organized
This organization tip goes right along with #8. Organizing under the kitchen sink!
This DIY tutorial will show you an amazing technique for storing your trash bags under the sink and making them easily accessible, while freeing up storage space!
13.) File Holder Cabinet Rack
Pure genius! No more drawer FULL of plastic wrap and tin foil!
A file folders container can easily be mounted with command strips or a few nails.
Now that you know some genius ways to organize your kitchen cabinets, you have to TAKE ACTION and actually complete the process.