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    38 Things That'll Transform Your Kitchen For Not A Lot Of Money

    *Now* we're cookin'.

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    1. Some tiny Command hooks you can hang on the inside of your kitchen cabinet to cease your measuring cups' nasty reign of hogging precious drawer space.

    writer's pic of inside of a kitchen cabinet with mounted Command hooks to hanging measuring cups and spoons from

    2. A slim cutlery organizer to make room for the rest of the stuff you've been keeping in an unwieldy standing container on your countertop. Trust me, I have it and love it!

    3. A corner sponge organizer that'll declutter your kitchen sink and fit a surprising amount of dishwashing essentials in such a tiny space.

    kitchen sink with triangle shaped sponge and soap holder on the corner of a sink

    4. Some (truly easy) under-cabinet lights to bring a modern touch to any outdated cabinets that you wish you could replace. This'll instantly make your kitchen look *so* expensive.

    kitchen with plain white stock cabinets with lights underneath them to make it look so much better

    5. Some slide-on baskets that'll put dead space underneath shelves to good use and put pantry stragglers front and center before they can expire. ::pouring out some expired Crystal Light for all my expired Crystal Light::

    6. A pack of moldable glue you can customize your kitchen wall storage sitch with because you'll never be able to fit that colander in your packed kitchen cabinets.

    colander and wooden spoon held onto a tile kitchen wall with hooks and holders made from the moldable glue

    7. A set of mounted wine racks that easily slide onto a shelf for a storage solution that'll make getting a post-work pour that much easier while freeing up some major cabinet space.

    under-cabinet wine glass holder with throw rows and enough for nine glasses

    8. A charming fruit hammock to clear up some counter space and put your farmers market haul on display.

    kitchen with a fruit hammock hanging down from the bottom of a cabinet

    9. Or a three-tier fruit bowl storage sitch sure to elicit all kinds of ooohs and ahhhs from anyone lucky enough to visit your kitchen.  

    three tier holders of fruit bowls
    OffthewallprintStore / Etsy

    OffthewallprintStore is an Etsy shop that sells a variety of home goods. 

    Get it from OffthewallprintStore on Etsy for $25.63+ (available in two or three tiers and three color options).

    10. A grout pen that'll brighten an icky floor so you don't have to stare at the stained grout and imagine what it used to look like. Grout takes up a teeny bit of space but, as you can see from the pics, makes a huge impact!

    11. A plant-based stainless-steel cleaner and polish spray (that comes with a microfiber cloth) for a low-lift transformation. Appliances are expensive. Their upkeep shouldn't be!

    12. fridge wall organizer so you'll better see your yogurt's expiration dates and don't have to dig to unearth your breakfast.

    open fridge with wall mounted storage for yogurt cups
    Storage Theory / Etsy

    Storage Theory is a Cedar Rapids, Iowa-based shop with tons of problem-solving products. 

    Promising review: "Easy to install and it cleared up a ton of space in my fridge." —Tara Ann

    Get it from Storage Theory on Etsy for $10.99.

    13. three-tier shelf as a neat organization option that'll triple your kitchen cabinet corner storage.  It just fits into your shelf corner!

    open kitchen cabinet with corner shelf with three tiers for plates

    Get it from Lowe's for $18.62.

    14. A produce dicer to make onion tears and food prep mess a thing of the past! This way you won't waste so much energy on *evenly* spiralizing or chopping, a fool's errand! (Jk, but this'll make it way easier.)

    15. Or a manual food chopper for quick work of herbs, fruits, veggies, and ice in case your knife skills could use some practice or you just wanna make food prep a lil' more fun.

    Reviewer before and after photos showing roughly chopped veggies finely minced by the chopper

    16. A jar of the The Pink Stuff — a TikTok-famous cleaning paste made to handle all kinds of sticky, stuck-on situations like this nasty-looking kitchen faucet. 

    Promising review: "I need this in bulk!! I have tried so many cleaning solutions to get out hard cooking stains on my stovetop and nothing worked! This stuff took it right out without a problem!!" —Micaela Gunderson

    Get it from Amazon for $8.99.

    17. Foaming garbage disposer tablets so your biggest kitchen helper can keep running on 100 instead of ruining your day.

    double kitchen sink

    18. An Instant Pot – it'll handle 9 (!!!!) kitchen tasks in one precious lil' appliance body so dinner's ready as soon as you walk in the door. Reviewers call it their "secret weapon," which I guess isn't so secret anymore. Psst, this is great whether you eat meat or not!

    19. Or a family size air fryer with an auto-shutoff so you don't overcook those delectable wings someone will assume you picked up from somewhere. Plus it'll help you finally cook the elusive salmon fillet. (Trust me, it's very low effort.)

    20. Stove counter gap covers that'll keep pesky crumbs within sight instead of down between your cabinets and appliances. Wipe ups are about to get *much* faster.

    21. Non-stick oven liners to clean up spills without *actually* having to clean your oven.

    view of oven with grease from pizza dripping onto the liner

    22. And stove burner covers can do the same for you up top. And you can even run them through the dishwasher!

    23. Fridge bin liners that'll absorb extra moisture in an effort to keep your produce fresher for longer. PLUS, they'll catch the brunt of messy spills and will be so much easier to clean than taking a drawer out of the fridge and awkwardly scrubbing it down in your sink. I've done that before and it's not great!

    crisper bin in a fridge with the liner in it

    24. A set of reusable coffee pods you can fill with your favorite ground brew and then toss in your K-Cup machine like normal. This'll put a halt to tons of plastic pod waste, both for the environment and your fam's monthly budget.

    25. An easy-peasy pan organizer to do the hard work of holding Pyrex dishes that you're always puzzled about where to put.

    organizer that holds cutting boards and baking pans vertically in cabinet

    26. A powerful dish-washing spray that, honestly, if you buy anything from this list, this should be it. You can spray down that casserole dish caked with enchilada sauce, let it sit, and you simply wipe and rinse away that saucy mess in a few minutes. (Can you sense an enchilada theme here?)

    spraying the Dawn spray on a sink full of dirty dishes

    27. Sound-dampening door bumpers that'll keep everything from kitchen cabinets to closet doors from slamming while you go about your regular schedule.

    28. Plastic grocery bag wranglers light enough to hang on a hook on your wall *or* inside your kitchen cabinet. Just saying, these would look real cute in your pantry.

    two hanging bag organizers with a hand pulling a grocery bag out of the bottom of one

    29. A tea bag organizer because, look, so cabinet replacements can cost tens of thousands of dollars. But you just need to find your bags of green tea for your afternoon cuppa. This'll help easily solve that problem.

    reviewer pic of the tea organizer mounted on the inside of a kitchen cabinet

    30. An adorable brown sugar-saving gingerbread man that'll keep the sweet ingredient clump-free for your next baking adventure. (No more buying a new package every time you decide to bake!)

    gingerbread man shape terra cotta piece beside a jar of brown sugar

    31. Some glam pink crystal glasses to contain tasty cocktail creations. Or just water!

    pink crystal cocktail glasses with intricate designs on the outside

    32. An unassuming wall-mounted broom organizer will become your cleaning station with five spots for long-handed tools and six hooks to help corral product bottles. You don't need another closet. You just need better pantry organization.

    33. A painting kit to transform your white fridge into a "stainless steel" beaut. It'll for sure be a project. But have you priced out fridges lately?

    white fridge as a before and the same fridge painted to look like convincing stainless steel

    34. And if you want a total kitchen transformation, a kitchen cabinet painting kit that requires ZERO stripping or priming *might* make you wonder if you're in someone else's house before you've had your coffee.

    35. An under-cabinet lid opener can help pop open that jar of pasta sauce in a jiffy. Everyone can use this, but reviewers with limited dexterity especially find it helpful!

    36. A KitchenIQ sharpener that'll handle dull kitchen knives for change when compared to pricier sharpeners.

    hand holding the kitchen sharpener in front of a cutting board with knives

    37. An Amazon Fresh membership to help keep you stocked up with eats without having to run out for them yourself because, shockingly, it's way easier to eat faster when you have food in the house! Also it is dangerous going into a grocery store when you're hungry.

    38. Or a Hungryroot grocery delivery with 10-minute recipes tailored to your dietary needs/wants because you've been meaning to do so more research into buys that don't have artificial sweeteners, colors, or preservatives. But that sounds like a whole lotta work and your belly is eating your backbone.

    kitchen with Hungryroot items in it

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