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Small Kitchen Storage Ideas

January 6, 2016

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Hey there!  Do you have small kitchen with very limited storage?  I GET IT.  Truly, I do.  Each of my former houses had small kitchens with limited storage.  The struggle is real!  It can be easy to feel like you HAVE to keep things out on your kitchen counters.  But, here are are some genius small kitchen storage ideas that will help you restore order in your small kitchen, and perhaps your sanity :)  This post contains some affiliate links for your convenience.  Click here to read my full disclosure policy.

Small Kitchen Storage Ideas

Use Ikea's wall storage systems to keep counters clear– Ikea has a TON of amazing wall storage systems that are perfect for small kitchens.  Use the Ikea rail systems on your kitchen walls, even your backsplash area, to keep counters clear and create additional storage.

Have a small kitchen with limited storage? No problem! These small kitchen storage ideas are GENIUS!

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Narrow, DIY Rolling Pantry– Next up on my list of small kitchen storage ideas with one of my absolute favorites!  If you have a little space on one side of your fridge, utilize it!  Make this narrow, DIY rolling pantry with the full tutorial from DIY Passion.

Have a small kitchen with limited storage? No problem! These small kitchen storage ideas are GENIUS!

Utilize baskets– For items that you don't need to have access to every day, store them on top of your kitchen cabinets in cute metal bins, like Elsie from A Beautiful Mess.  LOVE the look of this!  There are some awesome wire baskets available on Amazon and at Target.

Have a small kitchen with limited storage? No problem! These small kitchen storage ideas are GENIUS!

Use the toe kick area to install secret drawers- This is by far one of the most brilliant Ikea hacks I have ever seen.  If you are installing new cabinets in a tiny kitchen, follow this tutorial to turn that useless toe kick space into drawers for extra storage.  Find the full tutorial over at Tikkido.

Have a small kitchen with limited storage? No problem! These small kitchen storage ideas are GENIUS!

Add storage under your cabinets– How genius is this storage idea from Shannon Quimby via HGTV?  Add inexpensive mason jars to the bottom of your cabinets for a super clever vertical storage option.  It's a fabulous way to store dry grains, but you could also store dish washer detergent pods, snacks…  The possibilities are endless.  Check out the full tutorial here.

Have a small kitchen with limited storage? No problem! These small kitchen storage ideas are GENIUS!

Utilize pegboard– Pegboard isn't only for the garage!  This is one of my favorite small kitchen storage ideas I have come across. If you have limited drawer and cabinet space, use a blank wall to hang a pegboard for TONS of additional and stylish storage.  Find the full tutorial at A Beautiful Mess.

Have a small kitchen with limited storage? No problem! These small kitchen storage ideas are GENIUS!

Use old bifold doors for vertical storage– It's easy to get your hands on old bifold doors, sometimes even for free!  You may have even removed some from your own house.  If so, think twice before trashing them.  Instead, upcycle them for some awesome vertical kitchen storage with this tutorial from C.R.A.F.T.

Have a small kitchen with limited storage? No problem! These small kitchen storage ideas are GENIUS!

And if your kitchen cabinets are outdated, be sure to check out my post about how to paint your kitchen cabinets without priming OR sanding {see below for a sneak peek}!

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Have a small kitchen with limited storage? No problem! These small kitchen storage ideas are GENIUS!

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  1. […] #164-C: Hang pots and pans on a peg board for fun and convenient storage! (via Designer Trapped) […]

  2. Erin says:

    Thanks for featuring our pantry, Tasha! It’s such a life saver :) And great round-up! Lots of inspiration here… because, our kitchen is still …tiny :P

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