If there’s one thing is our kitchen that seems to never get organized, it is definitely our cupboards! Between our busy schedules and all that meal prep, things get thrown in cupboards, never to be seen again. This spring, challenge yourself to spend one full day organizing your kitchen in smart, space-efficient ways to ensure that you can find all those amazing kitchen supplies you’ve lost in the mix of your cupboard chaos.
Labels, labels, and more labels! If you aren’t a huge fan of labeling, cut yourself a break and order these pre-made labels on Amazon.
Stick the labels on glass jars and organize them in your cupboard in a way that makes them accessible while you are baking.
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The spice rack can be one place things may get a little confusing as you grab one spice and then another to season your meal for the evening. Is it cinnamon or paprika?
To make things easier, place these fantastic spice labels stickers on your spice jars so that you can make sure you aren’t adding cayenne pepper to your cinnamon pancakes!
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One of the best ways to make your cupboards organized is by using clear storage containers and glasses so you can see everything at once.
This makes it easy to locate your ingredients and tell what needs to be refilled each week when you go grocery shopping.
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It’s no surprise when you open someone’s cupboards to find an avalanche of baking sheets sliding out of the cupboard at you at a shocking pace. They’re so difficult to store!
Make thing a lot simpler by adding this type of rack into your cupboards that makes for easy baking sheet selection and less baking sheet avalanche injuries in the kitchen.
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K-Cups have their place in the kitchen, and it’s definitely not on the counter! Store your Keurig cups in the cupboard either neatly tucked away in the K-cup Storage Drawer Holder or in the K-Cup Carousel.
Organize each “shelf” by roast or by type of K-Cup such as hot chocolate, chai latte and more.
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Those pesky cleaning supplies can get thrown under the sink as you are cleaning the kitchen last minute before guests arrive.
While it is a helpful place to keep your supplies, having cleaning products leaking or being strewn all over the place in your cupboard is definitely not helpful. Check out this simple gadget that can solve all those cleaning issues!
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Do you have deep cupboards that hold tons of food but are hard to reach? Instead of tossing your food into the abyss of your cupboards, try out a lazy Susan!
You can store so many items in one spot that is easily accessible by everyone in the kitchen. No more finding moldy condiments at the back of your cupboard! You can also use the lazy Susan and so many other areas in your kitchen. Check out these Unique Lazy Susan DIY Hack Ideas: 15 Simple Ways To Organize Your Kitchen.
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Are you forever trying to track down your spices? Even if you aren’t a huge spice-based cook, it’s important for you to be able to see what spices you have to encourage yourself to incorporate them into your cooking.
Mount this fantastic spice rack on your cupboard door and say goodbye to a cluttered spice cupboard! Now you can see all the flavor possibilities for tonight!
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Keeping all your brooms, mops and garbage bags in your closet or pantry may seem like a great idea at first, but it soon gets a little hectic when the broom keeps falling out at you every time you open the door.
If you can, add some doors to the end of your set of cupboards to create a shallow cupboard. Add hooks for your mop and broom, and a couple of small shelves to hold your cleaning supplies.
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You may recognize this product when it’s used for the fridge to hold cans of soda, but have you considered using it for your canned goods in your cupboard?
These nifty little canned good organizers will help you keep track of what you have to work with next time you want to make a soup or chili!
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When prepping a whole family’s worth of lunches for the week, you’re going to need a whole pile of saran wrap and/or tin foil.
Add some hooks and wooden spindles to the cupboard closest to where you prep food and it will be at your disposable as soon as that sandwich is ready to be made.
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Those plastic or glass containers are one of the most essential kitchen items but also one of the more irritating and mess-causing products.
Purchase a rack that can help you organize your lids so that you aren’t losing them in your cupboards every other day!
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When pots and their lids are unorganized in your cupboard, the effect they have on you is similar to that of the baking sheet avalanche. But more painful.
Mount this pot lid rack onto the side of your cupboard to hold all those pot lids so that you don’t have to play the match-the-pot-to-the-right-lid game every time you want to boil some quinoa.
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How many times have you been ready to run out the door before you realize you have no idea where your keys are? After a few minutes of rummaging through your kitchen, you find them, but by then you’re already late for work!
Keeping a key storage area at the end of your cupboards closest to the door is a great way to have your wallet and keys ready to go every morning without any hassle.
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This may look like a simple organizational gadget, but we have to say that it truly is life-changing. No more pan avalanches here!
Install this simple pan organization gadget in your cupboard and slide it out when you need to pick a certain pot or pan for cooking supper.
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