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19 Things Anyone With A Tiny Kitchen Needs

Time to eat big in a small space.

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1. A roll-up dish rack that'll drain right over the sink — and then store neatly away until you need it next.

Get it from Walmart for $9.99.And check out our picks for the best kitchen sponges on BuzzFeed Reviews!
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Get it from Walmart for $9.99.

And check out our picks for the best kitchen sponges on BuzzFeed Reviews!

2. A pot rack you can hang above your stove to free up drawer space.

Get it from Walmart for $79.99.Promising review: "I have a small apartment that comes with a tiny kitchen so I have to be creative in terms of efficient use of space. This piece is not only a space saver, but it was easy to install, and it made my kitchen look more homey." —SpaceSaver2
Walmart

Get it from Walmart for $79.99.

Promising review: "I have a small apartment that comes with a tiny kitchen so I have to be creative in terms of efficient use of space. This piece is not only a space saver, but it was easy to install, and it made my kitchen look more homey." —SpaceSaver2

3. An under-the-sink organizer so storing all your various cleaning supplies is easier (and more concise) than ever. Now cleaning can be less of a chore.

This one rolls out for even *easier* access!Get it from Walmart for $64 (originally $87).Promising review: "I have a kitchen with one small drawer and only the under the sink cabinet for pots and pans and cleaning supplies. The p&ps went into the Lynx big double drawer and the cleaning supplies in this unit. I stopped crying about where to put everything!" —JackieO
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This one rolls out for even *easier* access!

Get it from Walmart for $64 (originally $87).

Promising review: "I have a kitchen with one small drawer and only the under the sink cabinet for pots and pans and cleaning supplies. The p&ps went into the Lynx big double drawer and the cleaning supplies in this unit. I stopped crying about where to put everything!" —JackieO

4. A double dish shelf that'll maximize the vertical space in your cabinet... without having to unstack three types of bowls and plates to get what you're looking for.

Get it from Walmart for $6.16 (originally $7.30).Promising review: "Fits great in the corner of my kitchen, will hold just what I need. 2 shelves, plus the bottom saves space. Rubber coating prevents scratching dishes or other items. Highly recommend, and great price!!!" —Tcat1688
Walmart

Get it from Walmart for $6.16 (originally $7.30).

Promising review: "Fits great in the corner of my kitchen, will hold just what I need. 2 shelves, plus the bottom saves space. Rubber coating prevents scratching dishes or other items. Highly recommend, and great price!!!" —Tcat1688

5. A set of floating shelves to provide extra storage on your unused wall space.

Get floating shelves from Walmart for $21.99 each (originally $23.66).Promising review: "I needed a shelf in the kitchen above the stove and everything was too tiny or too expensive. I looked all over the place and found this one online. I ordered it and my husband installed it and I love it. Thanks for a great product and a fantastic price." —BVAMomCheck out more photos at Cup of Jo.
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Get floating shelves from Walmart for $21.99 each (originally $23.66).

Promising review: "I needed a shelf in the kitchen above the stove and everything was too tiny or too expensive. I looked all over the place and found this one online. I ordered it and my husband installed it and I love it. Thanks for a great product and a fantastic price." —BVAMom

Check out more photos at Cup of Jo.

6. Collapsible measuring cups for any baker stuck in a Keebler-sized kitchen.

Get the set of five from Walmart or Jet for $9.48 (originally $11.50).
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Get the set of five from Walmart or Jet for $9.48 (originally $11.50).

7. A set of nesting mixing bowls in a gorgeous pattern so you can either put them on display or neatly store them away, without taking up too much room.

Get the set of five bowls and lids from Walmart or Jet for $29 (originally $49).Promising review: "I love this set!!! I love that it comes with covers for self-storage. Each container fits inside each other, you only need storage space for one bowl!! Every bowl is so pretty that you can mix in them and bring to the table to serve. I mashed my potatoes in the large bowl, wiped the side clean, and done! One pretty bowl for preparing, serving... and one bowl to clean!!!!!" —CC
Walmart

Get the set of five bowls and lids from Walmart or Jet for $29 (originally $49).

Promising review: "I love this set!!! I love that it comes with covers for self-storage. Each container fits inside each other, you only need storage space for one bowl!! Every bowl is so pretty that you can mix in them and bring to the table to serve. I mashed my potatoes in the large bowl, wiped the side clean, and done! One pretty bowl for preparing, serving... and one bowl to clean!!!!!" —CC

8. Narrow bulk bins to store dry goods in, no matter how small your pantry is.

These bbs can close with an airtight seal — and you only have to use one hand! Just push the button on top.Get a set of five containers (plus lids) from Walmart for $64.55.
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These bbs can close with an airtight seal — and you only have to use one hand! Just push the button on top.

Get a set of five containers (plus lids) from Walmart for $64.55.

9. An under-shelf basket for extra storage in your cabinets — you plates only stack up so high, and every inch is important here.

Get it from Walmart for $15.99.
Walmart

Get it from Walmart for $15.99.

10. A can and bottle stacker that'll save space in your tiny fridge.

You get a random color when you order, so that's fun.Get it from Walmart for $9.53 (originally $23.59).
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You get a random color when you order, so that's fun.

Get it from Walmart for $9.53 (originally $23.59).

11. A magnetic knife holder to keep your favorite tools at arm's reach.

Get it from Walmart for $14.99 (originally $24.99).Promising review: "Easy to install, very clean & neat looking on the wall, & frees up drawer space & keeps knives out of reach of children! Great product for the price & for the home chef in your life!!" —K2smommaAnd check out our picks for the best chef's knife on BuzzFeed Reviews.
Walmart

Get it from Walmart for $14.99 (originally $24.99).

Promising review: "Easy to install, very clean & neat looking on the wall, & frees up drawer space & keeps knives out of reach of children! Great product for the price & for the home chef in your life!!" —K2smomma

And check out our picks for the best chef's knife on BuzzFeed Reviews.

12. A mini Kitchenaid stand mixer (it's 3.5 quarts!) that'll be perfectly sized for your counterspace.

Get it from Walmart or Jet for $237.49+ (available in 11 colors; originally $399.99).Promising review: "A dream come true. I’ve always wanted a KitchenAid stand mixer. I finally broke down and bought one, and boy, am I glad I did! It so easy to use! I opted for the mini series, which is perfect in a kitchen that has limited counter space! The bowl is nice and deep and the flat beater mixes so well! I regret not buying one sooner!" —Lynnraefaith
Walmart

Get it from Walmart or Jet for $237.49+ (available in 11 colors; originally $399.99).

Promising review: "A dream come true. I’ve always wanted a KitchenAid stand mixer. I finally broke down and bought one, and boy, am I glad I did! It so easy to use! I opted for the mini series, which is perfect in a kitchen that has limited counter space! The bowl is nice and deep and the flat beater mixes so well! I regret not buying one sooner!" —Lynnraefaith

13. A storage container with collapsible bottoms so they'll transform to fit the food you have.

These have clear lids so you can always see what's inside, plus an adjustable vent that regulates air flow to keep produce for longer (the container has a list of which veggies need to be on which setting!). Did I mention it *also* works as a colander for rinsing? I know, it does a whole lot.Get a four-quart (at maximum size) container from Walmart for $9.99 (originally $14.55).
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These have clear lids so you can always see what's inside, plus an adjustable vent that regulates air flow to keep produce for longer (the container has a list of which veggies need to be on which setting!). Did I mention it *also* works as a colander for rinsing? I know, it does a whole lot.

Get a four-quart (at maximum size) container from Walmart for $9.99 (originally $14.55).

14. An under-the-cabinet rack that'll show off your stemware AND store six bottles of your favorite vino.

Get it from Walmart for $16.36 (originally $22.22).
Walmart

Get it from Walmart for $16.36 (originally $22.22).

15. A breakfast table attached on a hinge, so you can fold it down against the wall when not in use.

Get it from Walmart for $49.99+ (available in two colors).
Walmart

Get it from Walmart for $49.99+ (available in two colors).

16. A rolling kitchen cart you can whip out when you need more counter space.

This one has a granite surface for a fancier look, plus you can store your less-used kitchen tools inside it when stored away. OR you can use it as your full-time kitchen island!Get it from Walmart for $165 or Jet for $169.Promising review: "This unit is just what I was looking for! It is sturdy and good looking. The granite top adds so much to the looks and function. This is at about 1/2 the price of similar items sold by other retailers on-line. It was easy to assemble (so says my husband) and packed very well." —Ks1010
Walmart

This one has a granite surface for a fancier look, plus you can store your less-used kitchen tools inside it when stored away. OR you can use it as your full-time kitchen island!

Get it from Walmart for $165 or Jet for $169.

Promising review: "This unit is just what I was looking for! It is sturdy and good looking. The granite top adds so much to the looks and function. This is at about 1/2 the price of similar items sold by other retailers on-line. It was easy to assemble (so says my husband) and packed very well." —Ks1010

17. Wire baskets to use all the possible space above your cabinets.

Get more kitchen inspiration like this at A Beautiful Mess.Get similar storage baskets from Walmart: small size ones for $9.37+ each (available in chrome and grey) or medium size ones for $12.70 each (available in copper).
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Get more kitchen inspiration like this at A Beautiful Mess.

Get similar storage baskets from Walmart: small size ones for $9.37+ each (available in chrome and grey) or medium size ones for $12.70 each (available in copper).

18. An over-the-sink cutting board with a collapsable colander that lets you chop and rinse easily.

Get it from Walmart for $28.99.
Walmart

Get it from Walmart for $28.99.

19. A pegboard that'll make your cozy kitchen just like Julia Child's.

Get a 48"x24" section of pegboard from Walmart for $44.75+ (available in two colors).Check out more kitchen updates like this one at Domino.And if you need to update your pots and pans, check out our picks for the best cast iron skillet on BuzzFeed Reviews!
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Get a 48"x24" section of pegboard from Walmart for $44.75+ (available in two colors).

Check out more kitchen updates like this one at Domino.

And if you need to update your pots and pans, check out our picks for the best cast iron skillet on BuzzFeed Reviews!

Let's get cooking!

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