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    30 Things To Make Every Part Of Your Kitchen More Organized

    We must defeat the pan pile, people.

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    1. A can dispenser able to hold up to 36 cans of your favorite soups, sauces, veggies, and everything else. This super sturdy rack makes seeing and grabbing any can easy peasy.

    reviewer photo showing the can organizer in their pantry filled with cans

    Promising review: "I live in a tiny, rented, 100-year-old cottage that has no cupboards or closets. I have gotten quite creative with storage, but canned goods were a bit of a problem. This rack is perfect for keeping canned goods accessible and organized. Quick and easy assembly with just the tool provided, it holds all sizes of cans safely and securely. I never would have thought I had more than 36 cans stored in various places around the house, but it appears I do. This will help me keep better track of my inventory and prevent overbuying. I chose the dark brown finish and it looks quite nice in my cupboardless kitchen. I am tempted to buy another to stack, but I guess I will wait until I use up some of this hoard! I absolutely recommend this useful organizer!" —Charlene Wheeler

    Get it from Amazon for $23.99+ (available in four colors).

    2. A cabinet door organizer so that your cutting boards and paper boxes (that hold aluminum foil, parchment, etc) have a home of their very own.,

    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 $14.87.

    3. Some food storage containers with airtight lids that are great for storing your nonperishables and making sure your pantry looks Pinterest-ready.

    reviewer photo showing the food storage containers neatly labeled and arranged in their pantry

    Promising review: "I ordered a few different sets from this company and all seem really airtight so far. I like how they stack and am loving the label options. My pantry is looking really organized. Yay!" —Jackie

    Get them from Amazon for $37.99+ (available with blue or black lids).

    4. Or a set of Oxo food storage containers if you want something with a little more ~aesthetic~. Not only do they look great and make pantries seem so organized, but the airtight seal really does prolong the life of nonperishable items like pastas, flour, and chips.

    Push down the button on the top to activate the airtight seal. To open, just push down again for the button to pop up. The lid also comes apart for easier cleaning.

    Promising review: "Love the Oxo pop-top canisters! They seal well and open easily with a press to the pop-top. I have arthritis in my hands and these are fabulous and so easy to open, yet so secure when the lid is popped close. Also has a useful knob on the bottom of the lid so you can stick an Oxo scoop inside the container to the lid rather than down in whatever you are storing in the container." —Lori A. Fregin

    Get a 10-piece set from Amazon for $104.95.

    5. A sturdy Command spray bottle mount that'll organize and save tons of space in messy cabinets and hold the weight of your go-to cleaning goods — each mount can hold up to 2.5 pounds!

    A reviewer's wall with eight spray bottles each mounted on one of these hangers

    And like regular Command products, they won't peel off paint once they're removed.

    Promising review: "Purchased three of these to try out and it's simply a genius design. Buying more soon" —:)

    Get it from Amazon for $5.48 (also available in a two-pack).

    6. A macramé produce hammock for fruit storage that takes up zero countertop space. This is the perfect solution for folks who can't get enough citrus, bananas, and apples but have close to no countertop space.

    KnappsKnots / Via Etsy

    Knapps Knots is a San Diego–based small business owned by Anastasia Knapp who is quite possibly making the cutest macrame and wood crafts you've ever seen.

    Promising review: "Absolutely loved it! Perfect if you have little counter space." —Jessi

    Get it from Knapps Knots on Etsy for $25.11+ (available in two sizes and 11 colors).

    7. A bakeware rack you can use for a whole lot more than sheet trays and cupcake pans. You know the dilemma you face when you wanna stack your pots and pans neatly, but then you have nowhere to put their lids? This product fixes that!

    reviewer photo showing lids to pots and pans neatly organized in the bakeware rack

    Promising review: "This is ahhh-mazing. Our glass pot lids used to splay across the shelf in the cabinet, and you had to carefully balance them when putting clean ones back. I was worried one would fall and break someday. You also had to move most of them to get the one lid you needed. With this, we gained storage space and peace of mind. I cannot believe we lived so long without this. I need more things from this company!" —Amazon Customer

    Get it from Amazon for $19.99.

    8. A spice rack drawer organizer in a 10-foot roll that you can cut to size. The roll provides enough length to organize 30+ full-size spice bottles.

    Promising review: "This is one of my favorite things I've ever purchased from Amazon! The fact that they are so customizable allows you to cut them for any drawer size! I think this will be my go-to gift for all of my friends who love cooking as much as I do! Freeing up cabinet space and having something that can easily be rinsed off in the sink makes this a for-sure buy!" —momonono

    Get a 10-ft roll from Amazon for $16.99 (available in gray or sandstone).

    9. A KitchenAid attachment organizer for making sure you have easy access to what you need when the urge to bake strikes. We've all been there: you want to bake something and you spend hours sorting through all your cabinets and drawers looking for the whisk attachment. Well time is money so we're done with that!

    The attachments and organizer hanging from a cabinet
    3D Home Solution / Etsy

    3D Home Solution is based in Texas and makes all kinds of home organization solutions that'll make you think, "Huh, why didn't I think of that?" You can use wood nails to install the organizer or just some good ol' Command Strips if you're a renter and want your security deposit back.

    Promising review: "I've always struggled with how to store my KitchenAid mixer attachments and then along came this!! Truly the solution I've been searching for. Love it." —Michelle Myers

    Get it from 3D Home Solution on Etsy for $12 (available in three colors).

    10. A two-sided tea organizer so you can stop taking up so much space with nearly empty tea boxes in your cupboard. Seriously, you'll be shocked by how much space all those near-empty tea boxes are taking up.

    reviewer photo showing tea organizer with all the several boxes they were able to get rid of thanks to the organizer

    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 $29.99.

    11. A set of adjustable mug organizers that let you double up on vertical mug storage. This simple but genius product lets you safely stack one mug on top of the other, freeing up at least half of the horizontal cabinet space.

    The round adjustable flat organizers in blue, orange, and black, plus a before and after pic of the mugs unorganized and organized

    Psst — if you want to see them in action, check out this viral TikTok of the mug organizers that's clocked millions of views. 

    Promising review: "I love these cup organizers. I have a small cabinet above where my coffeepot is and these have made it a pleasure to open that cabinet. All cups are organized and easy to get to. They stay right where they should be. No more stacking them inside one another and them falling over when I opened the cabinet. I also use these for some bowls in my dish set. Works great. I just ordered a couple more and I am going to use them for my china cabinet. I wondered when I first bought them because the price was a little high. Worth every penny and more. I can not say enough good about these." —ChefGirl

    Get a set of six (to organize 12 mugs) from Amazon for $24.99 (available in two colors). 

    12. A scrap trap to make sure food prep doesn't result in a huge mess — just chop up your ingredients and push them into this lil' bucket.

    reviewer photo showing scrap trap attached to their lower cabinets filled with apple peels and cores

    This also includes a brush/scraper that fits neatly in the front pocket to easily swipe scraps and crumbs into the container.

    Promising review: "Works just as described. It is so convenient to push scraps from the counter or cutting board into the scrap trap. Even though it is too big, place a plastic shopping bag in before you fill it and you will have the scraps bagged when you are done. It keeps things neat when doing prep work. Also bought one as a gift, everyone who cooks should have one." —SR

    Get it from Amazon for $12.86.

    13. A set of magnetic glass spice jars if you have a ton of spices and nowhere to store them. Plus, they look cool and can go on any magnetic surface, so fridges and the not hot part of stoves. Get creative!

    Reviewer pic of a number of glass spice jars stuck to the side of a fridge

    Promising review: "I am in love with my magnetic spice jars! I recently moved to a small apartment and don't have the counter or wall space to store spices or a spice rack, so magnetic jars it was! I love how these have a decorative feel while providing a secure way to store the spices. Unlike other magnetic spice jars I feel that these add an extra flair to displaying your assorted spices." —rae.m.wri

    Get a 10-pack of small jars from Amazon for $55 (also available in 24 small jars, 12 large jars, and 24 large jars).

    14. An extra-large silicone ice tray perfect for freezing large amounts of soup or broth for you to eat later. Each cube is the equivalent of one cup, so make a big pot of soup, sauce, or broth and then freeze it for later use! 

    reviewer photo of a blue silicone ice tray with chicken noodle soup in it
    reviewer photo of a blue ice tray with huge red ice blocks in it

    Promising review: "This product is an absolute game changer for folks who cook in volume for food prep or just to store leftovers in an efficient, organized way! I saw these on a different site and definitely hesitated for a while due to the price. Finally sucked it up and ordered, couldn't be happier! I've made soups, enchilada sauce, chili, breakfast casserole, etc.! Great for portion sizing! My freezer is becoming much more organized, giving me more room! I've told everyone about these! Just love them!" —Deborah L. Hughes

    Get a pack of two from Amazon for $36.99.

    15. A 24-pocket shoe organizer that reviewers actually use to store pantry overage. Also, how many people actually have a pantry!??! If you have a door you just hang this over it, and now all your nonperishables are right there where you need them, no cabinet or drawer space required.

    reviewer photo showing the shoe organizer filled with snacks

    Promising review: "I have many uses for these other than shoes. I have one in the pantry on the door for cleaning towels, brushes, spray cleaners, etc. Saves space under the kitchen counter and no bending! Have one in the bathroom for makeup, etc." —Charleegirl

    Get it from Amazon for $9.87 (available in four colors).

    16. A shelving unit with a simplicity that makes it perfect. It can be used to store anything, from small appliances like microwaves and rice cookers to kitchen overage, like drinks and cleaning supplies.

    reviewer photo showing shelf used in their kitchen with microwave and food stored on it

    Promising review: "I was able to put it together myself in less than 15 minutes. It’s great because I can change the sizes of the different levels anytime. I liked it so much I want to order a second one. Great buy." —CaitLG90

    Get it from Amazon for $43.97+ (available in chrome or black and two sizes).

    17. A silverware sorter that fits a full 24-piece cutlery set but takes up half the space of a traditional organizer, freeing up so much extra storage in a drawer you never thought you could get back.

    reviewer photo showing the silverware organizer along with several other kitchen utensils in the drawer

    Promising review: "I have a tiny kitchen with only three drawers, so space is at a premium. My silverware organizer took up almost all of one drawer, so this organizer is a godsend. You can fit quite a few spoons etc. in each slot. My beater attachments fit perfectly into the top two hollows. I will say I have to flip my forks over facedown in order to be able to shut and open my drawer, but then the drawer itself is kind of shallow. You NEED this if you have a small kitchen with few drawers!" —mialro

    Get it on Amazon for $11.99.

    18. A magnetic stove shelf to turn that unused space on the top of your stove into a fully functional shelf, no installation required. It also has a small back lip, so you won't worry about stuff slipping off behind the stove, never to be seen again.

    The stainless shelf on top of the back of a stove range holding oil, salt and pepper shakers, other spices, and a mortar and pestle

    Promising review: "This is amazing and I have no idea why I didn’t buy one of these years ago!!! My new stove wouldn’t get close enough to the wall to allow me to rest anything on top without it falling behind. This was absolutely PERFECT. I am very happy that the magnets provided were able to be moved. This allowed me to place them perfectly for maximum hold because my top was slightly curved." —JStill

    Get it from Amazon for $39.99 (available in three colors and three sizes from 24" to 30").

    19. A set of shelf bins so that your eggs, drinks, snacks, and fruits have their own home and are easily accessible. Trust me, I have these in my fridge and it makes finding things so much easier.

    Reviewer photo showing the inside of a fridge organized using the bins

    The set includes: two wide drawers, two narrow drawers, one can dispenser drawer, and one egg drawer.

    Promising review: "It's nice to be able to find things in the refrigerator and be able to pull out the whole tray container to see what's in the back of the fridge. I don't know if this happens to you, but I find my way to the back every so often, and come to find out a jar in the back expired a year ago. Now I can see everything and use it." —BookBroke

    Get a six-piece set from Amazon for $39.99.

    20. And set of fridge organization labels that have a ton of font, size, and color options. Take your fridge's organization to the next level by making sure every spot is labeled with what goes where.

    Organise Life / Etsy

    Organise Life is a small business out of Australia that focuses on pantry and home labels.

    Get it from Organise Life on Etsy for $1.55+ (available in small, medium, and large).

    21. A container lid organizer to finally keep all your lids organized in one easily accessible way. Never again will you be sifting through a sea of lids trying to find the exact one you need to save your leftover spaghetti.

    Reviewer shows their organized container lids

    It's made by a woman-owned business and, although it isn't dishwasher-safe, the smooth plastic is a breeze to spot-clean or hand-wash.

    Promising review: "This is a great caddy for all of those maverick Tupperware lids that disappear like socks in a laundry room. I was able to fit quite a few into it. It comes with five separators to cordon off different sizes/shapes of lids and consolidate two of three previous lids bins into this one. Plus, according to their card insert, the company is a small women-owned business, which I’m always happy to support." —Bridget D.

    Get it from Target for $19.99.

    22. A multi-purpose basket that extends to fit whatever sink you're working with. Thanks to its drainage holes, you can use it for all types of cleaning tasks, from cleaning veggies and fruits to silverware and plates. It also collapses when not in use for easy storage. Remind me again why we're still using those giant metal colanders that take up so much space!?!,

    Promising review: "I don't want a kitchen sink without this tool ever again. I love this! I have had it for a week and it just works for my needs! I ended up getting it for silverware and other small utensils because something got stuck in the garbage disposal somehow. However, it also works for rinsing vegetables and fruits when I have dishes in the sink to clean. I don’t have a dishwasher so being able to separate things is so useful. The size is adjustable and that makes it even more worth it!" —Jocelyn

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99 (available in five colors).

    23. A magnetic paper towel holder to put on your fridge so that you free up counter space. Seriously, I actually have this thing and it's a game-changer. I didn't know how much space my old holder was taking up until I switched to this fridge magnet one.


    Promising review: "I love this. It’s perfect for my small kitchen. I hate having stuff on the counters since my kitchen is so small. I used it vertically instead of horizontally. Works perfectly and it is sturdy." —Laura

    Get it from Amazon for $14.99.

    24. A mini countertop compost bin for stylishly storing your foodstuff scraps before it's time to throw them into the compost pile. It's very compact so it won't take up as much space as a traditional compost bin. Reviewers say that the inside is super smooth, so no food scraps will get stuck in nooks or crannies.

    A gray compost bin next to produce

    Promising review: "I love this compost bin! It is very well-designed. They actually tested all aspects of it. The one handed operation is SO much better than having to lift off a lid like my old steel compost bin. The lid flips up/down very easily. The lid removes when you want to empty it out. The plastic inside is super smooth so there are no nooks or crannies for food to get caught. Most of the waste simply slips off and then you can just rinse it and you are good to go. I don't have to buy compost bags anymore either. There is no smell when it is on the counter. I was worried about it looking tacky on my counter because it is plastic, but is is so well designed that it even looks classy on my granite counter!" —Susanne M. Millar

    Get it from Amazon for $20.95.

    Read our review of the compost bin here.

    25. A sandwich bag organizer to make sure you never have a drawer full of loose plastic bags and bag boxes.

    the plastic bag organizer
    Basically Birch Shop / Etsy

    Basically Birch Shop is woman-owned business in Utah that creates custom novelty items for your home.

    Promising review: "I didn’t know I needed this plastic bag organizer until I saw it! I was constantly annoyed by the jumble of boxes in my drawer, and this was the perfect solution. Well crafted, easy to put together, and with a bit of wood glue, it’s a solid organizational storage piece. Would totally recommend!" —Veronika

    Get it from Basically Birch Shop on Etsy for $34.99+ (available in four options).

    26. An eight-piece stackable glass bowl set, because prepping food can get dizzying if you aren't organized. These tiny but mighty bowls can hold chopped veggies or fruit, grains, leftovers, you name it.

    Clear eight-piece glass bowl set

    Promising review: "So, these, for me at least, have been perfect. They hold about 4 oz. and they seal very well. I've pre-chopped onions, garlic, ginger and stored them in my refrigerator for recipes I want to make in the next day or two. The lids are tight and they never leave an odor in the refrigerator. I've used plastic storage containers but they are generally larger than what I need and the chopped veggies don't seem to last as long as they do in these little glass cups. Plus, I don't have a lot of counter space and these take up very little. Since they are all the same size and stack well I don't have to work around them. Makes pre-assembly and organizing ingredients easy and makes cooking a lot less stressful." —Will O.

    Get an eight-piece set from Amazon for $21.97.

    27. An expandable, three tier spice rack that'll fit perfectly in most cabinets. At its narrowest it's 14-1/4" inches wide, and when it's fully expanded it's 23-3/4". I've used this at three different apartments and each time it fit perfectly in my cabinet because it's adjustable. Each shelf has rubber lining, so spice jars won't tip over or move easily.

    The spice rack fully expanded shows how many spice jars it can hold

    Promising review: "Purchased this for my spices. It fits perfectly in my cabinet and fits about 20 spices at its current expansion. Now my spice cabinet is so much better organized and it looks great." —wishiwererich

    Get it from Target for $12.

    28. Or a "Spicy Shelf" to beautifully display your spices while also making room for everything else you need to store.

    Spices lined up on Spicy Shelf in cabinet

    Promising review: "I finally got tired of searching for the right spices in my cupboard and began searching for a solution. My spices are in a 16"-wide upper cabinet next to my stove. I love a particular brand of spice and will buy containers and refill bags to refill the bottle. My cabinet was overflowing. With this I was able to fit all my spices on the racks along with things in the middle and on the bottom. I relocated the bags that are not used but to fill the containers when empty to the shelf above so the majority of my bottles are visible! It was easy to put together and adjust the size. I love the finished organization!" —Lisa

    Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

    29. A slide-out storage tower with three shelves, perfect for tight spaces like the awkward gap between your stove or fridge and your cabinets. From commonly used cooking items to cleaning supplies, this narrow storage tower can provide you with the extra storage you need.

    Reviewer's photo of the slide-out storage tower filled with kitchen items

    Promising review: "We needed some storage solutions for our tight kitchen space. I thought about building a larger slide out pantry next to the fridge (if you google it, you will find a ton of options), or buying a much costlier wall mounted slide out spice rack. Then I came across this, and my wife said perfect. I was worried about the quality being flimsy, and I figured that I would end up having to replace it soon after. However, I am very pleasantly surprised, and extremely happy I did not spend the time and money to go with a costlier option. This little storage rack is sturdy, well balanced, and very easy to move around. This was a very simple, quality, and cheap solution to an otherwise complicated and expensive problem. Assembly took all of five minutes, it blends right it with our white kitchen, and I'm very pleased with this purchase." —Alex R

    Get it from Amazon for $21.33.

    30. A food storage set that includes eight 30-ounce containers with lids, perfect for meal prepping. The containers are glass, which means you won't get the food stains you often see with traditional plastic food storage containers.

    a photo of the entire set being used to meal prep in a fridge

    Promising review: "Absolutely love this product! Makes storing and transporting my meals extremely easy and keeps everything fresh all week. Portion size is perfect. I fit a whole chicken breast plus rice in them with room to spare. The leak-proof design holds in freshness in and gives me peace of mind when transporting them in my backpack. When all is done they are extremely easy to clean." —RH

    Get it on Amazon for $42.99.

    That feeling when everything in your kitchen is exactly where it's supposed to be:

    The Walt Disney Company / Via

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