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40 Kitchen Organization Hacks to Get Your Cooking Space in Tip-Top Shape

If your kitchen is anything like mine, your kitchen can go from shine to grime in .2 seconds, lol. There is no such thing as always having a decluttered space, with a family of little people and big people.

The key is having a system to put everything back in its proper home.

Your kitchen is probably the most-used room in your house. It’s where you cook meals, eat breakfast, and store all of your food. That’s why it’s so important to keep it organized! A disorganized kitchen can be a huge headache. In this blog post, we will share 40 kitchen organization hacks that will help you get your cooking space in tip-top shape!

Tip 1: Place frequently used pots and pans on the stovetop

No one thinks of the stovetop as storage. Those stock pots and frequently used skillets can be taking up valuable storage space in your cabinets. Place them on the stovetop and you’ll free up some much-needed cabinet space.

Tip 2: Use a pegboard to organize your pots and pans

Pegboards are a great way to organize your pots and pans. They take up minimal wall space, and you can hang lids, utensils, and other small kitchen gadgets on them.

Learn more ways to organize your kitchen cabinets.

Tip 3: Magnetic knife strip to store knives

Allows you to preserve countertop space and drawer space which can get cluttered quickly.

Tip 4: Store baking sheets in a baking sheet organizer

Great way to store your baking sheets. They take up minimal space and keep your baking sheets organized and easy to find.

Tip 5: Install a spice rack to organize your spices

Spice racks keep countertops and cupboards clutter-free and make it easy to find herbs and seasonings while cooking.

Tip 6: Use a tension rod to organize your utensils

Tension rods are a great way to organize your utensils. They’re inexpensive and take up minimal space. You can hang pots and pans from them, or use them to store your utensils.

Tip 7: Store baking supplies in a clear container

Its so easy to lose baking supplies because they are all different shapes and sizes. A clear container will help you see what is inside and keep them organized.

Tip 8: Hang utensils with a Command hook

Hanging your utensils on the wall is a great way to free up cabinet space. You can use a Command hook to hang them, or purchase a utensil holder that hangs on the wall

Tip 9: Use a tension rod to organize your cutting boards

Tension rods are a great way to organize your cutting boards. They’re inexpensive and take up minimal space. You can hang pots and pans from them, or use them to store your cutting boards.

Tip 10: Store pots and pans in a pot rack

A pot rack is a great way to store your pots and pans. It frees up cabinet space, and it makes your kitchen look organized and tidy.

Tip 11: Hang a sponge holder on the wall and sink faucet

Sponges tend to get lost in drawers or cabinets, and they’re not always easy to find when you need them. This silicone sponge holder is a great way to keep them in easy reach.

Tip 12: Store your cookbooks on a shelf

Cookbooks are bulky and tend to take up a lot of space. A great way to store them is on a shelf. This will keep them organized and easy to find.

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Tip 13: Use an over-the-door shoe organizer to store canned goods

An over-the-door shoe organizer is a great way to store canned goods. It’s inexpensive and takes up minimal space.

Tip 14: Label everything

Food labeling guarantees that nothing will get lost in the shuffle. It also makes it easy for others to help out in the kitchen.

Tip 15: Use a magazine holder to store cutting boards

Magazine holders are very versatile and can be used to store a variety of items such as cutting boards, kitchen gadgets, and even canned goods.

Tip 16: Store your measuring cups and spoons in a utensil holder

Utensil holders are a great way to keep your measuring cups and spoons together and organized.

Tip 17: Install a shelf over the stovetop to store pots and pans

Shelf installment in your kitchen is a great way to free up cabinet space and declutter your cooking area.

Tip 18: Use an Ice Cube Tray to Store Spices

I know you’re thinking, “Why would I store my herbs in an ice cube tray?” It preserves their intense flavor for months to come!

Tip 19: Use a Caddy to Store Utensils

A utensil caddy is great for storing all of your kitchen tools in one place. This will keep them together and easy to find when you need them.

Tip 20: Add a Basket to the Inside of a Cabinet Door

Creating your own storage space is a great way to keep your kitchen organized.

Tip 21: Install a Kitchen Island

A kitchen island is an excellent way to add extra storage and workspace to your kitchen.

Tip 22: Use a Cart to Store Kitchen Appliances

Having that extra space to store your appliances will come in handy, and prevent you from having to search for a spot to put them.

Tip 23: Hang a Basket Under the Kitchen Sink

This will give you extra storage space for items that usually accumulate under the sink

Tip 24: Use Storage Containers in the Refrigerator and Freezer

Clear storage containers in place for your food items in the refrigerator and freezer will make it easy to see what you have and help keep them organized.

Tip 25: Install a Bookshelf in the Kitchen

This will provide you with extra storage space for cookbooks, dishes, and other kitchen items.

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Tip 26: Repurpose Magazine Holders into Freezer Shelves

Creating your own storage space is a great way to keep your kitchen organized.

Tip 27: Store Baking Pans Vertically

Vertical storage creates more space and keeps your baking pans together.

Tip 28: Store Cups and Plates in Cabinets Vertically

This takes up less space and makes it easy to find what you are looking for.

Tip 29: Conceal a Command Center Inside a Kitchen Cabinet

If you don’t have enough wall space in your kitchen, consider using a cabinet to create a command center. This will keep your family organized and minimize the clutter.

Tip 30: Add Shelves Above the Refrigerator to Store Food

This will free up cabinet space for other kitchen items.

Tip 31: Hang a Basket on the Wall to Store Onions and Potatoes

This is a great way to free up space in the pantry. Keeping them fresh and organized.

Tip 32: Add Drawers Under the Cabinets

Those last few inches under your base cabinets are a wasted space- until now. Add some drawers and make use of the dead space. This will give you more storage for kitchen items.

Tip 33: Use A Tension Rod To Hang Cleaning Products

This will keep them together and easy to find when you need them to clean as you go

Tip 34: Cabinet for Kid Dishes

Organizing the kid’s plates, cups, and utensils in a cabinet that is low to the ground will be easier for them to reach and put away.

Tip 35: Hang Aprons and Oven Mitts on a Hook

Keeping aprons and oven mitts in a designated spot keeps them organized and easy to find when you need them.

Tip 36: Store Waffle Iron and Toaster Oven on a Shelf

Free up space on your countertop by storing these appliances on a shelf.

Tip 37: Use Command Hooks For Kids Drawers

When you don’t want your kids opening all of the kitchen drawers, attach command hooks on the outside with their name or picture. Then they can slide it over when they need access.

Tip 38: Mount a Dish Drying Rack to the Wall

This frees up lots of counter space and is a great way to dry dishes.

Tip 39: Attach a Towel Holder to the Inside of Your Kitchen Sink

I remember the days of losing my dish towel within all the dirty dishes in the sink. I had to find a solution and avoid tossing all my rags.

Add the magnetic cloth holder to your life. Combine it with the hanging dish drying rack and you’ve just made doing the dishes an entirely self-contained job.

Tip 40: Stash Cooking and Eating Utensils in Mason Jars

Mason jars are a great way to organize your utensils. They’re inexpensive, and you can see what’s inside them. You can also use them to store spices and other small kitchen gadgets.

Include these fancy jars in you kitchen to add some color. The use of these goes as far as you want it to. From utensils, to salads, fruits, and many more things you can store in these mason jars.


Follow these kitchen organizing hacks and you’ll be able to cook like a pro in no time!

Which tip resonated with you?

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