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    26 Things To Organize The Chaos In Your Kitchen Cabinets

    If you need to duck for cover every time you open a cabinet, this list is for you.

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    1. A nifty shelving unit made specifically for the unruly collection of water bottles you've accumulated over the years. At least two topple out of my cup cabinet every time I open it.

    Model placing water bottle on storage rack in cabinet
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I have a bad habit of buying reusable water bottles. This one is cute, this one has this feature, this one has that. What resulted was a cluttered cabinet, a ton of water bottles falling on me every time I went to get one, and I was only using the handful right at the front.

    This is a great solution! It keeps the cupboard organized and I can see what I have and quickly grab the bottle I need. As a bonus, it also creates a built-in limitation on how many water bottles I can have at any given time. Really recommend." —Miki

    Get the three-shelf version from Amazon for $24.99 (also available in a two-shelf version).

    2. A tiered shelf with three spaces so you can actually see all of your random seasonings and easily reach for them without knocking everything over.

    Various bottles and spices placed on three-tiered stand
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I added this item to my shopping list several weeks ago and I’m so glad I finally committed to buying it. As a vegetarian, I’ve found that I have to add double the spice just to get a real kick in the dishes I prepare. Not to mention, making sure that I have all the spices that I’m going to need while being quarantining/social distancing. With that said, my spice cabinet was atrocious before I got these racks. And I am so happy to finally be able to grab my spices without knocking over the other ones and making even more of a mess. I didn’t know something so small and plain could bring me so much joy. Buy it now! You will not be disappointed." —Arie M.

    Get it from Amazon for $6.99 (available in two sizes and 10 colors).

    3. A corner shelf to help you utilize all that awkward unused space toward the back of your cabinets. It'll also help you get rid of that shaky pile of dishes that looks like it's going to come crashing down at any minute.

    Dishes and cups placed on corner shelf in cabinet
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Took me a while to find a three-tier one. Most are two-tiers. But I have plates of three different sizes, and not a lot of each size, so this is perfect! And it saves soooo much room in my cabinet!" —Sam L.

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

    4. A sliding shelf so you can actually see, reach for, and eat your food before it expires and falls into the endless black hole at the back of your cabinet.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "After multiple attempts to organize my deep, narrow, hard to organize lower cabinet, where I keep pots and pans, I finally tried one of the Lynx sliding shelves. WHY didn’t I just buy this to begin with?! I have these awful half-shelves in the lower cabinets that don’t hold much and making organizing even more difficult. Reaching into these lower cabinets can be painful and maddening when you need one pan or pot, but you have to remove EVERYTHING, set them on the floor, grab the one item you need, and shove the stack back into the narrow and deep cabinet. THIS sliding shelf solves the problem!" —Mustang Sally

    Get it from Amazon for $39.50+ (available in seven sizes).

    5. A handmade organizer for plastic storage bags so you can easily grab whatever size you need without fumbling around with bulky boxes.

    Sandwich bag organizer placed on counter
    TeamSipCreations / Etsy

    TeamSipCreations is a small business based in Hurricane, Utah that specializes in an array of wooden-made goods.

    Promising review: "This organizer fits perfectly in my kitchen drawer. I love it! A pleasure to do business with this shop." —Heidi MacDuff

    Get it from TeamSipCreations on Etsy for $26.99.

    6. A set of labels to help you get some use out of those aesthetically pleasing storage jars you impulsively bought but now have no idea what to do with.

    Set of labels placed on clear containers
    RealAndVibrant/Etsy

    Promising review: "These labels are amazing!! They make my pantry look so organized. I have a very small pantry so these labels help a lot! They are very well made and durable." —Maggie P.

    RealAndVibrant is a small Etsy shop based in Seattle, Washington.

    Get it from RealAndVibrant on Etsy for $10+ (available in three sizes and various standard or custom packs).

    7. A can dispensing rack that will add some order to the ridiculous amount of canned veggies and soups you panic-bought during a buy one, get one free sale at the start of the pandemic.

    Cans placed in dispenser rack inside cabinet
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "We have a storage cabinet in our garage that I like to keep stocked with nonperishable food since we never know when we'll end up on a two week quarantine these days. I was having a hard time keeping up with what we had and it was just a jumbled mess. My rack came today and it's so much more organized. It's super sturdy and it only took a couple of minutes to put together. I filled it up and I was able fit 44 cans since some are tiny... 5 stars!" —Kimberly C.

    Get it from Amazon for $24.97 (available in four colors and packs of two).

    8. A wooden organizer which also doubles as a dispenser for plastic wrap, wax paper, and aluminum foil. It's time you toss those annoying cardboard boxes for something way more elegant.

    JCSignCraft/Etsy

    JCSignCraft is a small Etsy shop based in Winter Garden, Florida.

    Get it from JCSignCraft on Etsy for $54.

    9. A two-tiered turntable so you can spin all of your spices and canned goods instead of taking them out one-by-one just to find what you need.

    amazon.com, amazon.com

    Promising review: "This turned a mess of a cabinet into an organized cabinet. We use A LOT of spices and it was always a nightmare to find the right one. Now I just spin to find what I want. It’s a nice height too and allows for different size bottles to be placed on the racks." —Vegmom

    Get it from Amazon for $12.20+ (available in six colors).

    10. A K-Cup organizer that'll allow you to store your precious capsules of caffeine goodness underneath your cabinets (or above your coffee cups!) and make more room for snacks.

    Clendenin3DPrinting/Etsy

    Promising review: "I was looking for a way to get the K-Cups off of the counter. And these were a perfect and sleek way to do so! Way better than expected!" —Mel N.

    Clendenin3DPrintng is a small Etsy shop based in Watertown, South Dakota.

    Get it from Clendenin3DPrinting on Etsy for $5.79 (available in 11 colors).

    11. A handcrafted organizer to give you the perfect place to store your tumbler lids instead of stacking them in an unstable pile and hoping they don't topple over.

    TMCustomWoodwork/Etsy

    Promising review: "Fits both sizes of Yeti lids! Wish I'd had this years ago." —Mariann H.

    TMCustomWoodwork is a small Etsy shop based in Charlotte, North Carolina.

    Get it from TMCustomWoodwork on Etsy for $30.

    12. An expandable shelf that'll make it easy to stack all your coffee cups and bowls. The shelf itself is easily stackable, so you can buy a few and create multiple levels if your cabinets have a lot of unused vertical space.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I really needed something to store my big pots and pans in the cabinet. I have other racks in which I have stored small- to medium-sized pots and lids but for big ones I needed something different t. I just took a chance and ordered this. I was worried that this is going to be very flimsy. I was wrong. It's very strong. I have expanded the rack and put two big pots/pans on top and two big on the bottom. It's amazing how much space my cabinet has now. This is really a good buy." —Mrspjr

    Get it from Amazon for $17.97 (available in two colors).

    13. A game-changing pan and pot lid organizer, because reaching for your favorite cookware shouldn't feel like playing a game of Jenga in your cabinet.

    Amazon

    You can use it upright or on its side.

    Promising review: "I was tired of stacking my frying pans on top of each other and was looking for something to both organize my pans and give me easy access to them. Before this organizer, I would have to unstack several pans in order to get to the middle pan that I needed. Now, I can just reach in and immediately get the frying pan that I need without having to unstack. The quality of this organizer is pretty good." —Linda Roberson

    Get it from Amazon for $17.87+ (available in two colors).

    14. An adjustable rack that will neatly store your pans, muffin tins and pie trays so you can quickly grab what you need and get your bake on.

    Bakeware organizer with various bakeware inserted
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Loved it so much I bought a second one immediately! Works great for circular pans, 9x13 cake pans, heavier pans, jelly roll pans, awkward collapsible colanders, cutting boards, whatever you want. Having nonskid feet is a big plus." —Organization Freak/Hobby Cook

    Get it on Amazon for $19.99+ (available in two sizes and three styles).

    15. An over-the-cabinet storage shelf so you'll always have an easy way to store your cutting boards and smaller pans instead of mindlessly throwing them in and hoping for the best.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "This organizer is so useful! I recently moved and ended up with a much smaller kitchen, so I've been doing everything I can to make sure there's a place for everything and no wasted space. Luckily, I have pretty wide cabinets, so this works out perfectly. I have one holding my cutting boards (four standard plastic boards) and another holding my foil, cling wrap, and parchment paper boxes. The organizer is super easy to assemble and it's completely versatile — hang it over the cabinet door or attach it to the wall/cabinet door, which means it's great for renters and owners." —Kerry

    Get it from Amazon for $14.97 (also available in a pack of two).

    16. A set of airtight food storage containers with reusable chalkboard labels to have your cabinets looking so immaculate that even Khloé Kardashian would be jealous.

    Amazon reviewer photo of cabinet filled with airtight storage containers
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Absolutely love these containers from Chef’s Path!! Have been searching for a good set for quite some time and am happy I stumbled upon these. I feel these containers are of a higher quality than others and the price is much more affordable. I really like the fact that the lid handles are made up of durable plastic. The assortment of sizes is a plus, they’re easy to stack one on another and are rather durable. The locking mechanism works well to seal but not difficult like others I’ve tried to open. The pen, chalkboard labels, and measuring spoon set are a great addition to the set. Everything you might need for pantry organization has been provided." —Manzi

    Get a set of 14 from Amazon for $44.97.

    17. A sliding drawer that will not only add some extra organization, but also glides right out so you can actually see what you put in there in the first place.

    Sliding drawer placed in cabinet with various pots and pans inside
    The Container Store

    Promising review: "I installed one of these in a very narrow kitchen cabinet and it has made everything so much more accessible, I can't believe I ever managed without it. Installation took a total of 20 minutes, and I could probably have shaved five minutes off that time if I'd had more space to maneuver my power drill." —Squeezle

    Get it from The Container Store for $31+ (available in nine sizes).

    18. A 12-piece set of nesting food storage containers with easily stackable lids — which is honestly pure genius. This will basically triple the amount of storage space in your cursed Tupperware cabinet.

    Amazon

    Promising review: "I never lose any lids and now can keep everything completely together and stored in one large container. It is an awesome concept with lids and containers that are color-coded and fit nicely into my small cabinet space. No more opening the cabinet door and being attacked by flying lids that just pile up in a corner next to containers that they no longer fit. This product is great and I don't have any problems keep it clean or microwaving food. I treat these containers with great care and I think they will last for a bit. Great and well-made product! Worth the price!" —Linda Lou

    Get it from Amazon for $28.49.

    19. A food container lid organizer, because finding the matching top to your Tupperware container shouldn't feel like an impossible task.

    Before and after image of reviewer's messy drawer full of lids now completely organized
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "This product does exactly what it is supposed to and does it well. In under 15 minutes, I took my nightmare lid drawer and turned it into a functional, convenient storage space. The dividers were simple to install and provided flexibility. Slowly but surely I am getting my tiny, chaotic kitchen under control, and this got me a huge leap closer." —S. Hawthorn

    Get it from Amazon for $15.99+ (available in four sizes).

    20. A four-pack of plastic stackable food storage bins so you can use every bit of vertical space in your cabinet and get to stacking all those un-stackable items.

    Two clear plastic food storage bins stacked on top of each other
    Amazon

    Promising review: "I was looking for things to help organize our pantry. We have a small kitchen, so it's usually pretty full. These were perfect for holding smaller/loose items and saving space. I would recommend to anyone trying to get organized!" —Casey

    Get it from Amazon for $26.99+ (available in four sizes).

    21. An under-cabinet wineglass holder because wine glasses are 100% necessary in every kitchen but WOW do they take up so much space. Now you can just store them under the cabinet and consider them décor.

    Metal wire frame holding upside wine glasses
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "I really like this wine rack! I needed a nice, space-saving solution for wine glasses that are too tall to go in my glass cabinet, and this rack fits the bill. It was simple to install and looks great. Good buy!" —Cycle Mom

    Get it from Amazon for $21.93+ (available in four sizes and four colors).

    22. An expandable shelf that will help you make the most out of that awkward space under your sink. It's fully adjustable, so you can easily fit it around your sink's pipes.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Great product for a great price. Very sturdy, but lightweight and small. Under my bathroom sink is *very* small, and the metal frame is thin enough that it doesn't take up much space, and of course it allows me to utilize the empty vertical space instead of shoving things all the way to the back wall." —Jennifer Mowry

    Get it from Amazon for $24.97 (available in three colors).

    23. An expandable spice rack so you can actually see the massive collection of seasonings you've somehow accumulated over the years.

    The U-shaped rack placed inside a cabinet with spices neatly organized on top of it
    Amazon

    Promising review: "With all our spices on one level, we had to take out every spice to get to the ones in the back. Now they are all visible and you can just reach in and take out the one you need. Easy peasy!" —Kindle Customer

    Get two-shelves from Amazon for $27.99.

    24. Or! A set of spice-gripper clips because your kitchen is way too small to not be utilizing literally every single inch of space inside your cabinet.

    Sets of spice-gripper clips hanging on the inside of a cabinet door
    amazon.com

    Promising review: "OMG, I love these things! Such a simple idea; how did I ever live without them? ... They hold all different circumferences of spice bottles. If some spices are too big to place all in the same connected row, you can cut off a tab and separate them. It doesn’t really affect the items on the shelves; you just have to push them back a little (maybe half an inch or so), so the spices have clearance when the door is shut." —Bridget D.

    Get a set of six from Amazon for $9.97 (for six strips).

    25. A tea bag organizer since tea time is supposed to be a relaxing, orderly experience. You'll save so much space once you get rid of those unnecessary boxes.

    amazon.com

    Promising review: "Do I really need a tea bag organizer? That's what I was thinking when I ordered this. And when I took it out of the box. And when I filled the first little bag holder. But as the pile of empty boxes grew larger, I knew the answer was yes, I do need a tea bag organizer. I was using a whole shelf and a half of jumbled tea boxes which I had to sift through to look for a specific tea. In the end, I think this held about eight or nine boxes of tea bags (I crammed some of them). I am so happy that I got this!" —Sarah C.

    Get it from Amazon for $22.49+ (available in three styles).

    26. And a pasta strainer that's worth buying simply for the fact that you can now toss the bulky colander that's taking up way too much space in your cabinet. The super cute whale design is just an irresistible bonus!

    Model using whale-shaped pasta strainer
    Amazon

    Promising review: "Love the idea of this. It takes up less room and less things to wash. That is always a good thing. I would suggest purchasing this if you have limited space in your kitchen." —Lori Lynn Barker

    Get it from Amazon for $14.40.

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