kitchen can seem a little crowded. It tends to be the most active room in the
home, with all the cooking and cleaning that goes on. When it gets busy the walls can seem
to be closing in and you may feel that there is not enough room to move around. If you're
thinking of upgrading your kitchen then consider some of these space saving tips to get a
little bit more freedom of movement in your home's culinary center.
Use the Walls
Do you see those big blank white spaces all
around your kitchen? Just imagine what they would look like if you installed a rack or
two. Wall racks for kitchen items such as spices or even pots and pans can help you clear
up some of the space from your cabinets by making use of the empty areas on your walls.
In your pantry and cupboards you can add
a similar installation that could work as a great little space saver. Adding a rack to the
inside of any panty or cupboard door easily adds extra space that is convenient for
If you don't have to worry about children
in your home you can also add some magnetic strips for knives along the walls. Just be
careful that you're reaching for the handles and not the blades.
Baskets and Organizers
Having a basket on your kitchen counter is a
great place to store some fruits and vegetables and it adds a nice fresh accent to the
room as well. A basket inside of your pantry can also help keep your other food items
organized. Putting all of your bags of pasta, for example, in one convenient bin helps
keep your shelves less cluttered.
By adding organizers to your drawers you can keep utensils, dishes, and cookware,
organized and stored in a convenient location.
Cassie Corbett is a writer and nutritionist with the dinnerware supplier World
Kitchen. Cassie loves cooking and strives to keep a clean kitchen, despite her messiest