Having a clean and organized space can have a big impact on your mental state. After all, how are we supposed to have a calm mind if our surrounding area is in utter chaos? Organizing can be fun, however, purchasing the recourses to do so can add up quick! To help ease the strain on your wallet check out these budget-friendly organizing hacks.

We’ve talked about Incredible Ways to Organized Your Kitchen but today we’re going to show you how you can organize your kitchen using dollar store items! We’ll cover ideas to organize the pantry, the fridge, and even a couple cupboard and pantry ideas too! Before you know it, you’ll have a clean and tidy space that you’ll actually feel good about!

1. Dollar Store Jars

Sometimes it is hard to tell what you have floating around in your pantry. Get organized by transferring your pantry staples into clear jars and containers.

This blogger shares how she found these glass jars and containers at her local dollar store. It’s an inexpensive idea that not only looks neat and tidy but aesthetically pleasing too! The clear containers also serve a practical purpose because you can see exactly what is in each jar. This is also a great way to keep track of what needs to be replaced.

2. DIY Dollar Store Magnetic Organizer

This magnetic organizer is so cute and you would never think that it was created using items from the dollar store. To create this organizer you’ll need a baking sheet, decorative paper, Mod Podge, and magnets.

To ensure that the organizer fits in well with your space, choose a piece of decorative paper that fits the aesthetic of your kitchen. Once complete, you can use this organizer to keep a running grocery list, reminders for the family, and so much more!

3. Measuring Spoon Hooks

Attention all bakers this kitchen storage hack has your name written all over it. This idea shows how you can utilize all your kitchen space including your kitchen cabinet doors.

Using self-adhesive hooks from the dollar store you can hang measure spoons, cups or utensils on the inside of the cupboard door. It’ll be neatly tucked away but also still easily accessible for all your baking needs.

4. Chest Freezer Organization System

Freezers are the best especially when our favorite grocery items go on sale. We can stock up, save some money, and save our delicious food for later! Unfortunately, like other places in our kitchen, the freezer can hoard loads of items resulting and lost and forgotten food.

Forget disorganized freezers and check out this awesome organizing hack! Using bins from your local dollar store you can neatly organize your food inside your freezer! This idea will work wonderfully for a chest freezer but you can also implement the same idea on a smaller scale for a fridge freezer.


5. How to Efficiently Store Cupcake Liners

If you love baking you’ll understand how easy it is to stock up on decorative accessories like cupcake liners! After all the parties you’ve prepared for, you’ve created a lovely stockpile of assorted liners.

Instead of hanging on to several containers of cupcake liners why not implement this organizing idea. All you have to do is buy a mason jar from the dollar store and stack your liners nicely inside. Since the jar is clear you’ll be able to see all the colors and patterns easily.

6. Cutting Board Storage

This blogger shares another great idea on how to maximize your storage space. Inside a kitchen cabinet, you can neatly store way assorted cutting boards.

All you’ll need are zip ties and a wire organizer, both of which can be found at your local dollar store. Secure the wire organizer with a few small screws. Then fasten a few zip ties to the bottom of the wire rack to ensure the cutting boards don’t fall through the spaces of the organizer.

7. Magazine Holder To Organize Foils and Wraps

Who knew a simple magazine holder can serve so many different purposes! In the kitchen consider using it to store everyday items such as boxes of foil, wax paper, parchment paper, and cling wrap!

If you’re like me, these boxes often get tossed into a drawer only to take up more space than they need. This hack will keep these boxes neatly tucked away without taking up sacred space in your kitchen.

8. DIY Magnetic Dollar Store Spice Rack

You can buy pre-made magnetic spice racks but they can cost a pretty penny. Instead, make your own using dollar store items and save yourself some money!

Head to your local dollar store and look for a baking sheet and magnetic containers with clear lids. Adhere the baking sheet to the inside of your kitchen cabinet so that the spice rack can be neatly tucked away. Follow this tutorial to see how to decorate the spice rack and how to make little spice labels for the containers.


9. Repurposed Pencil Holder Organizers

The dollar store often has organizers for your office but have you ever thought to use those items in the kitchen? This tutorial explains how you can repurpose a simple pencil holder into an organizer for your pantry.

It’s important to measure your space as all pencil holders vary in length. Adhere the pencil holder to the wall and store assorted items such as spices!

10. Dollar Store Clear Bin Fridge Organizers

Go take a look at your fridge. What state is it in? Are there snacks, drinks, and leftovers tossed around everywhere? Get your fridge back in order by purchasing a few clear bins from the dollar store!

The bins will help you group like items together to create an organized fridge. Further, clear bins are a great idea because while they keep common items in place, you can still see everything effortlessly.

11. Dollar Store Under The Sink Organization

Many of us use the space under the kitchen sink to store cleaning products and other assorted everyday household items like garbage bags, sponges and so on. Instead of tossing bottles on the shelf consider organizing this cupboard space using this idea!

This blogger shares how a quick trip the dollar store can help you organize this space effortlessly. Stack and nest bins are great because they stack on top of each other while still allowing you to effortlessly access the products stored on the shelf. This also helps you to truly maximize your storage space. In addition, a caddy is another great idea. Consider storing your most common cleaning products in the caddy so you can take it around the house with you as you clean and then tuck it away under the sink after!

12. DIY Can Organizers

Canned foods are great because they can last a long time! Unfortunately, unless they are stored properly, they can take up a lot of storage space!

The next time your favorite canned food item goes on sale, stock up because using this storage hack you’ll be able to neatly store large quantities. This idea uses clear soda can organizers to store the canned goods. Use these organizers in your kitchen cabinets, pantry and even in the fridge!

Clarissa Vanner

Clarissa loves experimenting with food of all cultures to make unique healthy dishes. When she’s not browsing Pinterest for new recipe inspiration she likes to pick up a DIY project and use her creative hands to make art or crafts. In her down time you can find her watching the latest documentaries on Netflix or going for nature walks.

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