Frequently Asked Questions

8 Design Tricks for Kitchens With Barely Any Counter Space 
How do you declutter a kitchen countertop?
Dirty dishes go directly into the dishwasher or sink, never on the counter. Wipe off the counters before going to bed each night. Don't allow paperwork to be placed on the kitchen counter. Keep kitchen cabinets and drawers strictly organized, so every item that comes into the kitchen has a place.Jun 21, 2018


How do you declutter a kitchen countertop? 
What should I keep on my kitchen counters?
Store on the counter:
  • Canisters. Canisters (small and large) are a decorative way to store and contain small items. ...
  • Coffee maker. ...
  • Dish rack. ...
  • Mixer. ...
  • Paper towels. ...
  • Tools (contained in a crock). ...
  • Salt and pepper shakers. ...
  • Veggie/fruit basket.
Oct 23, 2018


What should I keep on my kitchen counters? 
How do I clear my kitchen counter clutter?
The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Kitchen
  1. Keep the countertops clear. ...
  2. Keep things in cabinets (or become a minimalist). ...
  3. Follow the “one in, one out” rule. ...
  4. Follow the “don't put it down, put it away” rule. ...
  5. Don't use the refrigerator as an art gallery. ...
  6. Find alternatives to the pile. ...
  7. Do a chore a day, instead of all at once.
May 4, 2015


How do I clear my kitchen counter clutter? 
How do you organize a small kitchen counter space?
  1. Install kitchen sink drawers that tip out. ...
  2. Keep an over-the-sink cutting board handy to temporarily expand your counter space. ...
  3. Maximize your under-sink storage space with a pocket organizer. ...
  4. 4. Make the under-cabinet vertical space work for you with the help of two Command hooks and a small basket.
Jul 5, 2015


How do you organize a small kitchen counter space? 
How can I make my kitchen less cluttered?
9 ways to reduce kitchen clutter
  1. Make your kitchen a more pleasant and inviting workspace with less clutter.
  2. 1 Use hidden storage space. ...
  3. Put the walls and ceiling to good use. ...
  4. Install proper disposal bins. ...
  5. Spend 10 minutes decluttering at night. ...
  6. Clean before you start working. ...
  7. 7. Make sure everything has a home. ...
  8. Reduce what you have.
Feb 2, 2015


How can I make my kitchen less cluttered? 
How do I clear my kitchen counters?
4 Simple Steps to Clear Kitchen Counters (for Good)
  1. Completely clear your counters. ...
  2. Wipe your counters with your favorite cleaner or with a sponge and warm, soapy water.
  3. Look at your counter goods on your table – is there anything that you don't use daily that can be put in a different place or in a cupboard or cabinet?
Mar 3, 2014


How do I clear my kitchen counters? 
How can I keep my countertops organized?
8 Design Tricks for Kitchens With Barely Any Counter Space
  1. Choose pretty canisters. ...
  2. Group like items to create a cohesive, intentional feel. ...
  3. Treat your drawers to some helpful organizers. ...
  4. Try a towel bar. ...
  5. Park a cake stand by the sink. ...
  6. Choose a cute toaster. ...
  7. And pick utensils to match.
Mar 30, 2015


How can I keep my countertops organized? 
How can I reduce my kitchen?
10 Easy Ways to Simplify the Kitchen
  1. Hide things you don't use often, but still enjoy using occasionally. ...
  2. Turn food into a work of art. ...
  3. Dump the duplicates. ...
  4. Use the counters for making things, not storing things. ...
  5. Lean on the experts. ...
  6. Put things where they belong. ...
  7. Simplify all recipes. ...
  8. Put your go-to items in the same place.


How can I reduce my kitchen? 
How do I keep my kitchen table clutter free?
How To Keep Surfaces Clutter-Free
  1. Have a not-flat place for each thing you come home with. ...
  2. Keep tool storage off counters. ...
  3. Reserve counter space for daily necessities. ...
  4. Keep your dining table set. ...
  5. Be mindful of multipurpose spaces. ...
  6. Try a tilted desk. ...
  7. Designate a bin for your 'worn-once' clothes. ...
  8. Downsize your bedside.
Jan 8, 2016


How do I keep my kitchen table clutter free? 
How do you become a minimalist kitchen?
Get inspired to keep the clutter at bay, for good: follow our easy, tried-and-true tips for creating a minimalist kitchen.
  1. 1) Dump your microwave. ...
  2. 2) Say no to too many knives. ...
  3. 3) Only keep dishware that you use. ...
  4. 4) Get rid of your extra gadgets. ...
  5. 5) Pare down your cookware. ...
  6. 6) Store items appropriately.
Jun 6, 2017


How do you become a minimalist kitchen? 
How do you declutter a small kitchen?
Kitchen Storage Solutions: How to Declutter Your Pantry and Cabinets
  1. Use wire closet racks in kitchen cabinets. ...
  2. Use T-molding to hold stemware. ...
  3. Create a homemade drawer stop. ...
  4. Use a tissue box to keep plastic bags organized. ...
  5. Organize spices with angled shelving. ...
  6. Use a small spring-tension rod as a simple shelf.


How do you declutter a small kitchen? 
How do I keep my countertops clean?
How to Clean + Declutter Your Kitchen Counters (and keep them that way!)
  1. Completely clear your counters. Remove everything and place it on your kitchen or dining room table.
  2. Wipe your counters with your favorite cleaner or with a bar mop towel or sponge and warm, soapy water.
Jan 10, 2019


How do I keep my countertops clean? 
How can I make more space in my kitchen?
8 Ways to Create Extra Counter Space in a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Use Your Windowsill for Storage. ...
  2. Make Your Drawers Work Harder. ...
  3. Make the Most of the Space Above Your Cabinets. ...
  4. Add a Shelf Stacker or Under-Shelf Basket. ...
  5. Keep Things Off the Counter With Pegboard Storage. ...
  6. Make Your Stovetop Do Double Duty. ...
  7. Clear Counter Space by Adding Wall Shelves. ...
  8. Make Your Own Custom Kitchen Island.
Jul 7, 2016


How can I make more space in my kitchen? 
How can I get the most out of my small kitchen?
How To Make The Most Of Your Small Kitchen
  1. Use drawers, not doors. Switch all your cabinets to drawers to gain maximum usability of the available area. ...
  2. Install a petite breakfast bar. ...
  3. Prioritize perfect positioning. ...
  4. Rethink your sink. ...
  5. Master savvy shelving. ...
  6. Skip heavy handles. ...
  7. Pick pint-sized appliances. ...
  8. Squeeze in underseat storage.
Feb 7, 2017


How can I get the most out of my small kitchen? 
What is the best way to organize your kitchen?
Get Creative
  1. Install a hanging rack for pots and pans to free up cupboard space.
  2. Mount a rack for spices and actually alphabetize it.
  3. Have a tall pantry door? ...
  4. Make use of drawer organizers and dividers to keep everything super accessible.
  5. Use standing dividers for things like baking sheets and cutting boards.
Apr 12, 2018


What is the best way to organize your kitchen? 
Where do I put what in my kitchen?
Items that should be nearest the stove:
  • Cooking utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons (preferably in a crock on the counter)
  • Spices (either in a drawer, or on a riser in a cabinet/on the countertop)
  • Oils, vinegars, and commonly used condiments (on a tray next to the stove, and/or on a lazy Susan in the cabinet)
  • Spoon rest.
May 3, 2018


Where do I put what in my kitchen? 
How can we reduce our garbage at home?
There are many ways you can reduce the amount of waste your household produces, such as:
  1. choose long-lasting instead of disposable items.
  2. choose products with minimal/recyclable packaging.
  3. buy in bulk to reduce the amount of packaging.
  4. mend broken items when possible.


How can we reduce our garbage at home? 
How do you handle a small kitchen?
10 Ways to Cope with a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Go for slim furniture. Look for open table legs, translucent materials, and armless chairs. ...
  2. Downsize your appliances.
  3. Get tools that match your cooking style.
  4. Make it movable. ...
  5. Buy multi-use items.
  6. Corral.
  7. Use wall space.
  8. Store seasonal equipment.
Mar 9, 2015


How do you handle a small kitchen? 
How do I keep my kitchen countertop dry?
Keeping your countertops dry will help make them less appealing to microbes that can make your family sick. Clean your countertops regularly, but take the extra precaution of drying them with a clean cloth after a soap and water wash.


How do I keep my kitchen countertop dry? 
How can I keep my counters uncluttered?
8 ways to unclutter your kitchen counters (and keep them that way...
  1. Don't bring it into the kitchen. ...
  2. Commit to a 5 minute round-up every night. ...
  3. Keep only what you need on the counters. ...
  4. Use baskets with a purpose. ...
  5. Utilize the sides of cabinets. ...
  6. Use hanging rods and baskets for more space. ...
  7. Use file folders. ...
  8. Give a basket to everyone in the house.
Mar 5, 2017


How can I keep my counters uncluttered? 
How do you declutter and organize your kitchen?
More Organizing Tips for a Simplified Kitchen
  1. Make Use of Your Cabinets. Decluttering will give you more room in your kitchen cabinets. ...
  2. Downsize Your Cleaning Products. You probably have more cleaners than you need. ...
  3. Hang Items Under the Sink. ...
  4. Pare Down on Party Supplies. ...
  5. Hang Up Cooking Utensils. ...
  6. Hang Up Backpacks.


How do you declutter and organize your kitchen? 
How do you maximize kitchen cupboard space?
9 Ways to Squeeze More Storage Out of Your Tiny Kitchen
  1. Add a shelf to maximize the space above your cabinets. ...
  2. Take advantage of open wall space. ...
  3. Magnetic knife strips are good for storing a lot more than just knives. ...
  4. Add another shelf inside cabinets. ...
  5. Hang things on the open side of a cabinet. ...
  6. Utilize the inside of cabinet doors.
Sep 4, 2015


How do you maximize kitchen cupboard space? 
How can I organize my small kitchen without a pantry?
Pantry Ideas for Small Kitchen: Use Clear Containers On High Shelves. Use open plastic bins to store snacks on higher shelves. The clear containers allow a visual without needing a step ladder, and make it easier to reach and take down items. Check out the 50 best storage containers to organize your home.


How can I organize my small kitchen without a pantry? 
What do you do with kitchen corners?
Here are three things to do with the corners in your kitchen — and none of them involve a lazy Susan.
  1. Angle the cabinets. The problem with blind cabinets is that they're built at deep 90-degree angles, which are impossible to see, access, and organize. ...
  2. Go with drawers instead of doors. ...
  3. Put your sink there.
Jul 18, 2017


What do you do with kitchen corners? 
How do I start decluttering?
PART 1: How to Declutter Your Home
  1. Step 1: Set Goals. ...
  2. Step 2: Create a Sorting System. ...
  3. Step 3: Get Rid of the Clutter. ...
  4. Start by Decluttering the Bedroom Drawers. ...
  5. Keep Flat Surfaces in the Bedroom Clear. ...
  6. Use Storage Bins for Kids' Toys, Seasonal Items or Things You Use Infrequently. ...
  7. Declutter Your Closet From the Bottom Up.


How do I start decluttering? 
How do I organize my kitchen clutter?
13 Tips for the Most Organized Kitchen Ever
  1. Think like a minimalist. ...
  2. Break organization down into manageable tasks. ...
  3. Emphasize ease of use. ...
  4. De-Clutter drawer space. ...
  5. Categorize cabinets for better kitchen organization. ...
  6. Power up your shelving. ...
  7. 7. Make the most of your storage. ...
  8. Consider the countertops.
Nov 9, 2016


How do I organize my kitchen clutter? 
How do I free up my counter space?
8 Ways to Create Extra Counter Space in a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Use your windowsill for storage. ...
  2. 2. Make your drawers work harder. ...
  3. 3. Make the most of the space above your cabinets. ...
  4. Add a shelf stacker or under-shelf basket. ...
  5. Keep things off the counter with pegboard storage. ...
  6. 6. Make your stovetop do double duty. ...
  7. Clear counter space by adding wall shelves.
Jul 5, 2016


How do I free up my counter space? 
What should I keep on my kitchen counters?
Store on the counter:
  • Canisters. Canisters (small and large) are a decorative way to store and contain small items. ...
  • Coffee maker. ...
  • Dish rack. ...
  • Mixer. ...
  • Paper towels. ...
  • Tools (contained in a crock). ...
  • Salt and pepper shakers. ...
  • Veggie/fruit basket.
Oct 23, 2018


What should I keep on my kitchen counters? 
How do I declutter my kitchen counters?
Instead of completely redesigning your kitchen, give yourself more counter space by learning how to declutter your kitchen counters and taking steps to keep them clear in the future.
...
Step 2: Choose What to Keep on Your Kitchen Counters
  1. Coffeemaker.
  2. Toaster.
  3. Dish rack.
  4. Crock of cooking tools.
  5. Fruit basket.
  6. Microwave.
Jun 21, 2018


How do I declutter my kitchen counters? 
How do you keep your house clutter free?
All you need is a little commitment to some basic principles.
  1. Live within your means. ...
  2. Purge often. ...
  3. Have a place for everything. ...
  4. Don't underestimate the importance of a junk drawer. ...
  5. Become a habitual putter-awayer. ...
  6. Store things where you use them. ...
  7. Stop clutter before it enters your home with a landing strip. ...
  8. Go paper-free.
Oct 20, 2014


How do you keep your house clutter free? 
What items do you need in a kitchen?
Like any good workspace, your kitchen needs good tools.
  • Knives. ...
  • Cutting Boards. ...
  • Bowls. ...
  • Measuring Spoons & Cups. ...
  • Cookware. ...
  • Instant-Read Thermometer. ...
  • Utensils. ...
  • Colander.


What items do you need in a kitchen? 
What you really need in your kitchen?
Here's a quick rundown of what you absolutely should have in your kitchen for the most basic cooking (but more on this later):
  • Forks, knives and spoons.
  • Cups.
  • Plates.
  • At least one quality knife.
  • A pot and pan.
  • Spatula.
  • A big spoon for stirring.
  • Oven mitts.
Oct 28, 2016


What you really need in your kitchen? 
How do you become a minimalist pantry?
Steps to Build a Minimalist Pantry
  1. Develop a system. Think of your pantry like a small restaurant. ...
  2. Give yourself parameters. It's OK not to stock every ingredient from the grocery store. ...
  3. Buy clear containers. ...
  4. Add scoops. ...
  5. Label the containers. ...
  6. Add bins. ...
  7. Categorize shelves. ...
  8. Add it to the calendar.


How do you become a minimalist pantry? 
How do you organize a small kitchen countertop?
Here's how to stretch every inch out of them, while creating a kitchen that look stylish, too.
  1. Choose pretty canisters. ...
  2. Group like items to create a cohesive, intentional feel. ...
  3. Treat your drawers to some helpful organizers. ...
  4. Try a towel bar. ...
  5. Park a cake stand by the sink. ...
  6. Choose a cute toaster.
Mar 30, 2015


How do you organize a small kitchen countertop? 
How can I reduce my kitchen clutter?
9 ways to reduce kitchen clutter
  1. Make your kitchen a more pleasant and inviting workspace with less clutter.
  2. 1 Use hidden storage space. ...
  3. Put the walls and ceiling to good use. ...
  4. Install proper disposal bins. ...
  5. Spend 10 minutes decluttering at night. ...
  6. Clean before you start working. ...
  7. 7. Make sure everything has a home. ...
  8. Reduce what you have.
Feb 2, 2015


How can I reduce my kitchen clutter? 
How do you organize an old kitchen?
Kitchen Cabinets
  1. Keep Tupperware lids in their own box. Organizing Made Fun. ...
  2. Put things you use every day in the most accessible cabinets. Paige Smith. ...
  3. Hang hooks or a corkboard on the inside of a cabinet door to maximize space. ...
  4. Put shelf risers in your cabinets. ...
  5. Store spices on a Lazy Susan.
Jan 12, 2017


How do you organize an old kitchen? 
How do you make countertops shine?
Sprinkle with powdered laundry detergent and gently rub with a soft sponge. Rinse with water and wipe up any excess moisture. Always avoid using vinegar and lemon juice, as well as abrasive or harsh chemicals, on concrete countertops. And wipe up any liquids immediately.Oct 14, 2016


How do you make countertops shine? 
How do you clean kitchen surfaces?
Wipe down with hot, soapy water, or use an all-purpose cleaner with added disinfectant. Use a clean cloth or paper towels to dry. Remove stains by scrubbing gently with a cream cleaner, such as Cif, or a paste made of bicarbonate of soda and water. On textured surfaces, use a nylon bristle brush to get into the grain.Oct 21, 2014


How do you clean kitchen surfaces? 
How do you clean countertops naturally?
Instructions
  1. Gather your supplies: You'll need a 16-ounce glass bottle with a spray attachment, 1 cup distilled white vinegar, 1 cup water, 3 drops tea tree oil, and 3 drops grapefruit essential oil.
  2. Pour in the vinegar and water: Pour the vinegar, then water into the bottle.
Nov 18, 2014


How do you clean countertops naturally? 
How can I maximize my small kitchen?
10 Clever Kitchen Organization Ideas to Maximize Storage Space
  1. Make Use of Cabinet Doors. The inside of your cabinet doors is filled with possibilities for storage. ...
  2. Turn the Sink Into More Counter Space. ...
  3. Store Utensils by Type. ...
  4. Install Hooks for Mugs. ...
  5. Add Rolling Shelves. ...
  6. Add Pan Dividers. ...
  7. Use Risers. ...
  8. Bring In Containers.
Nov 1, 2017


How can I maximize my small kitchen? 
How can I reduce my kitchen?
10 Easy Ways to Simplify the Kitchen
  1. Hide things you don't use often, but still enjoy using occasionally. ...
  2. Turn food into a work of art. ...
  3. Dump the duplicates. ...
  4. Use the counters for making things, not storing things. ...
  5. Lean on the experts. ...
  6. Put things where they belong. ...
  7. Simplify all recipes. ...
  8. Put your go-to items in the same place.


How can I reduce my kitchen? 
How much kitchen counter space do I need?
To provide enough landing space, your counters should stretch a minimum of 24 inches deep. At 158 inches wide and 24 inches deep, the standard counter surface offers just more than 26 square feet of work space. For ample clearance, allow at least 15 inches between the counter and the upper cabinets.


How much kitchen counter space do I need? 
How can I make more space in my kitchen?
8 Ways to Create Extra Counter Space in a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Use Your Windowsill for Storage. ...
  2. Make Your Drawers Work Harder. ...
  3. Make the Most of the Space Above Your Cabinets. ...
  4. Add a Shelf Stacker or Under-Shelf Basket. ...
  5. Keep Things Off the Counter With Pegboard Storage. ...
  6. Make Your Stovetop Do Double Duty. ...
  7. Clear Counter Space by Adding Wall Shelves. ...
  8. Make Your Own Custom Kitchen Island.
Jul 7, 2016


How can I make more space in my kitchen? 
What is considered a small kitchen?
The average small kitchen measures 70 square feet or less. The average mid-size kitchen measures 100 to 200 square feet. The average large kitchen measures over 200 square feet. It's impossible to know if you prefer a small, mid-size or big kitchen until you've cooked in all three spaces.Aug 3, 2016


What is considered a small kitchen? 
How can I make my kitchen more efficient?
If you want a faster and less-stressful kitchen experience, follow these seven tips:
  1. Consider Your Work Triangle. The refrigerator, stove, and sink are usually the most utilized parts of your kitchen. ...
  2. Label Everything. ...
  3. Hang a Notepad. ...
  4. Think in Ripples. ...
  5. Create Zones. ...
  6. Sharpen Your Knives. ...
  7. Build Time-Saving Habits.
Jun 3, 2016


How can I make my kitchen more efficient? 
Where should I put things in my kitchen?
Items that should be nearest the stove:
  • Cooking utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons (preferably in a crock on the counter)
  • Spices (either in a drawer, or on a riser in a cabinet/on the countertop)
  • Oils, vinegars, and commonly used condiments (on a tray next to the stove, and/or on a lazy Susan in the cabinet)
  • Spoon rest.
May 3, 2018


Where should I put things in my kitchen? 
How do you organize a small kitchen?
  1. Install kitchen sink drawers that tip out. ...
  2. Keep an over-the-sink cutting board handy to temporarily expand your counter space. ...
  3. Maximize your under-sink storage space with a pocket organizer. ...
  4. 4. Make the under-cabinet vertical space work for you with the help of two Command hooks and a small basket.
Jul 5, 2015


How do you organize a small kitchen? 
How do I organize my kitchen storage?
30 Quick and Easy Ideas for Kitchen Organization
  1. Structured snacking. Keep snacks organized and reachable by corralling them in cute baskets. ...
  2. Maximize space. Look at odd-shaped empty spaces, such as above the fridge or in corners, as opportunities for added storage. ...
  3. Think outside the kitchen. ...
  4. Good to go. ...
  5. Plenty of pockets. ...
  6. Pantry perfection. ...
  7. Bleachers for food. ...
  8. Extra space.


How do I organize my kitchen storage? 
Where should I put spices in my kitchen?
Below, 12 clever spice storage ideas for your small kitchen cabinets:
  • Spicy Shelf spice rack. ...
  • Rubbermaid pull-down spice rack. ...
  • YouCopia Chef's universal drawer SpiceStack. ...
  • Magnetic spice tins. ...
  • Cabinet door mount wood 3-shelf spice rack. ...
  • 30-spice gripper clips. ...
  • White wire macrame 2-tier spice rack.
Apr 4, 2018


Where should I put spices in my kitchen? 
What is the best way to organize your kitchen?
A well-organized kitchen will help you cook as efficiently as possible and waste less food.
...
Here are our top 10 tips for organizing the heart of your home.
  1. Store Items Logically.
  2. Create Kitchen Work Zones. ...
  3. Maximize Pantry Space So You Can See and Reach Everything. ...
Nov 28, 2015


What is the best way to organize your kitchen? 
What is the best kitchen layout?
Here are the 6 most popular kitchen layouts:
  1. U-shaped Kitchen: ...
  2. L-Shaped Kitchen: ...
  3. Galley Kitchen: ...
  4. Island Kitchen: ...
  5. Peninsula Kitchen: ...
  6. Two Island Kitchen:
Mar 18, 2019


What is the best kitchen layout? 
How can landfill waste be reduced?
Here are 15 useful steps you can take to ensure that you make fewer trips to the landfill each year.
  1. Donate Clothes. ...
  2. Reduce Food Waste. ...
  3. Eat Healthy. ...
  4. Save Leftovers for Next Day. ...
  5. Buy Things With Less Packaging. ...
  6. Boycott Plastic Water Bottles. ...
  7. Just Don't Buy as Much Stuff….Really. ...
  8. Recycle.


How can landfill waste be reduced? 
Why can't we burn our garbage?
Scrubbers remove chemicals like dioxins and furans, and less garbage in landfills means less methane in the atmosphere. It also means fewer carbon dioxide emissions from burning fossil fuels. ... Dubai is currently building a waste-to-energy plant valued at $2 billion, and cities around the world are joining in.Aug 1, 2016


Why can't we burn our garbage? 
How should we stop making waste?
Here are 17 ways to reduce your plastic waste:
  1. Stop using plastic straws, even in restaurants. ...
  2. Use a reusable produce bag. ...
  3. Give up gum. ...
  4. Buy boxes instead of bottles. ...
  5. Purchase food, like cereal, pasta, and rice from bulk bins and fill a reusable bag or container.


How should we stop making waste? 
How do I get the most out of my small kitchen?
How To Make The Most Of Your Small Kitchen
  1. Use drawers, not doors. Switch all your cabinets to drawers to gain maximum usability of the available area. ...
  2. Install a petite breakfast bar. ...
  3. Prioritize perfect positioning. ...
  4. Rethink your sink. ...
  5. Master savvy shelving. ...
  6. Skip heavy handles. ...
  7. Pick pint-sized appliances. ...
  8. Squeeze in underseat storage.
Feb 7, 2017


How do I get the most out of my small kitchen? 
What is the best way to build a small kitchen?
The 21 Best Small Kitchen Ideas of All Time
  1. Hang a pegboard. ...
  2. Use the tops of your cabinets. ...
  3. Downsize your furniture. ...
  4. Add a nesting table to your cabinets. ...
  5. Add shelving under your island countertop. ...
  6. Put the space above your fridge to good use. ...
  7. Use your windows as storage. ...
  8. Add free-standing shelves.
Oct 27, 2017


What is the best way to build a small kitchen? 
How can I brighten up my kitchen?
9 Budget Friendly Ideas to Brighten Up Your Kitchen
  1. Give cabinets a white makeover. ...
  2. Choose a shocking bright accent color. ...
  3. Add a pop of dark color to create contrast. ...
  4. Get rid of heavy shades and let in more natural light. ...
  5. Fill dark corners with lights. ...
  6. Bring in some metallic to add a shimmer. ...
  7. Use a bright kitchen island to break up a dark floor.
Aug 18, 2015


How can I brighten up my kitchen? 
What should I keep on my kitchen counters?
Store on the counter:
  • Canisters. Canisters (small and large) are a decorative way to store and contain small items. ...
  • Coffee maker. ...
  • Dish rack. ...
  • Mixer. ...
  • Paper towels. ...
  • Tools (contained in a crock). ...
  • Salt and pepper shakers. ...
  • Veggie/fruit basket.
Oct 23, 2018


What should I keep on my kitchen counters? 
How can I make my kitchen counter clutter free?
The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Kitchen
  1. Keep the countertops clear. ...
  2. Keep things in cabinets (or become a minimalist). ...
  3. Follow the “one in, one out” rule. ...
  4. Follow the “don't put it down, put it away” rule. ...
  5. Don't use the refrigerator as an art gallery. ...
  6. Find alternatives to the pile. ...
  7. Do a chore a day, instead of all at once.
May 4, 2015


How can I make my kitchen counter clutter free? 
How do you declutter a kitchen countertop?
Dirty dishes go directly into the dishwasher or sink, never on the counter. Wipe off the counters before going to bed each night. Don't allow paperwork to be placed on the kitchen counter. Keep kitchen cabinets and drawers strictly organized, so every item that comes into the kitchen has a place.Jun 21, 2018


How do you declutter a kitchen countertop? 
How can I keep my countertops organized?
8 Design Tricks for Kitchens With Barely Any Counter Space
  1. Choose pretty canisters. ...
  2. Group like items to create a cohesive, intentional feel. ...
  3. Treat your drawers to some helpful organizers. ...
  4. Try a towel bar. ...
  5. Park a cake stand by the sink. ...
  6. Choose a cute toaster. ...
  7. And pick utensils to match.
Mar 30, 2015


How can I keep my countertops organized? 
How do I keep my kitchen countertop dry?
Keeping your countertops dry will help make them less appealing to microbes that can make your family sick. Clean your countertops regularly, but take the extra precaution of drying them with a clean cloth after a soap and water wash.


How do I keep my kitchen countertop dry? 
How do you become a minimalist kitchen?
Get inspired to keep the clutter at bay, for good: follow our easy, tried-and-true tips for creating a minimalist kitchen.
  1. 1) Dump your microwave. ...
  2. 2) Say no to too many knives. ...
  3. 3) Only keep dishware that you use. ...
  4. 4) Get rid of your extra gadgets. ...
  5. 5) Pare down your cookware. ...
  6. 6) Store items appropriately.
Jun 6, 2017


How do you become a minimalist kitchen? 
How do I declutter my pantry?
Kitchen Storage Solutions: How to Declutter Your Pantry and...
  1. Use wire closet racks in kitchen cabinets. ...
  2. Use T-molding to hold stemware. ...
  3. Create a homemade drawer stop. ...
  4. Use a tissue box to keep plastic bags organized. ...
  5. Organize spices with angled shelving. ...
  6. Use a small spring-tension rod as a simple shelf. ...
  7. Use plywood panels to organize pots and pans.


How do I declutter my pantry? 
What should I declutter first?
PART 1: How to Declutter Your Home
  1. Step 1: Set Goals. ...
  2. Step 2: Create a Sorting System. ...
  3. Step 3: Get Rid of the Clutter. ...
  4. Start by Decluttering the Bedroom Drawers. ...
  5. Keep Flat Surfaces in the Bedroom Clear. ...
  6. Use Storage Bins for Kids' Toys, Seasonal Items or Things You Use Infrequently. ...
  7. Declutter Your Closet From the Bottom Up.


What should I declutter first? 
How do you de clutter a kitchen?
The kitchen gets crammed with stuff, and this can make decluttering and organizing the space feel like a huge task.
...
How to Declutter & Simplify Your Kitchen
  1. Step 1: Set a Timer. ...
  2. Step 2: Focus On One Area at a Time. ...
  3. Step 3: Question Each Item You Pick Up. ...
  4. Step 4: Remove Things That Don't Belong.


How do you de clutter a kitchen? 
How do you make a small kitchen look bigger?
10 Simple Ideas to Make Your Kitchen Feel Bigger
  1. Go wild with white paint. Because it reflects light, white paint can make your kitchen feel open and airy. ...
  2. Let there be light. ...
  3. Eliminate clutter. ...
  4. Take advantage of vertical space. ...
  5. Pattern floors. ...
  6. Spring for panel-ready appliances. ...
  7. Shine on. ...
  8. Create open shelving.
Jul 25, 2017


How do you make a small kitchen look bigger? 
How can I use small kitchen space?
Steps
  1. Clear the kitchen of unneeded clutter. Clutter can cause a small kitchen to appear even smaller than it is. ...
  2. Look for smaller, unused spaces. ...
  3. Install hooks to hang things. ...
  4. Use the oven for storage. ...
  5. Purchase a rolling cart. ...
  6. Keep larger utensils in jars. ...
  7. Get a magnetic knife holder. ...
  8. Install an island.
Mar 29, 2019


How can I use small kitchen space? 
How do you store dishes in a small kitchen?
Put everyday dishes on lower shelves. Keep your daily dishes within easy reach on lower shelves in your cabinets. Insert sliding shelf organizers or cabinet risers to make accessing them even easier. Or organize your plates in an upright rack so you can quickly grab them from the cabinet.Mar 28, 2019


How do you store dishes in a small kitchen? 
What to do when there's no pantry in the kitchen?
So even tiny kitchens need pantries.
...
8 Smart Ways to Create a Pantry in Even the Tiniest Kitchen
  1. Repurpose a bookshelf. ...
  2. Go between the studs. ...
  3. Use your wall. ...
  4. Slide it next to the fridge. ...
  5. Rethink the coat closet. ...
  6. Hang dry goods from your upper cabinets. ...
  7. Devote a cabinet. ...
  8. Hang shelves anywhere you can.
Oct 2, 2017


What to do when there's no pantry in the kitchen? 
How can I organize my small kitchen without a pantry?
Pantry Ideas for Small Kitchen: Use Clear Containers On High Shelves. Use open plastic bins to store snacks on higher shelves. The clear containers allow a visual without needing a step ladder, and make it easier to reach and take down items. Check out the 50 best storage containers to organize your home.


How can I organize my small kitchen without a pantry? 
How do you handle a small kitchen?
10 Ways to Cope with a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Go for slim furniture. Look for open table legs, translucent materials, and armless chairs. ...
  2. Downsize your appliances.
  3. Get tools that match your cooking style.
  4. Make it movable. ...
  5. Buy multi-use items.
  6. Corral.
  7. Use wall space.
  8. Store seasonal equipment.
Mar 9, 2015


How do you handle a small kitchen? 
What are blind corner cabinets?
Blind Base Cabinets 101. A blind base cabinet is a piece used in a corner to transition from one wall to another without leaving a large empty/void space in a corner; it is also used when a traditional corner cabinet such as a Lazy Susan is not preferred or won't fit the available space.Apr 19, 2017


What are blind corner cabinets? 
What do you do in a corner space?
How to Decorate in Corners
  1. Go All In On a Gallery Wall. Extending a gallery wall into a corner helps the lines of your space disappear. ...
  2. Create Additional Seating. ...
  3. Add a Desk. ...
  4. Try a Window Seat. ...
  5. Bring the Eyes Up. ...
  6. Don't Forget About Plants. ...
  7. Floor Lamps Work Great. ...
  8. Put a Chair in the Corner.
Jul 27, 2017


What do you do in a corner space? 
How do you install a lazy Susan corner base cabinet?
How to Install a Lazy Susan Base Cabinet From Home Depot
  1. Mark on the wall 34.5 inches from the floor with a tape measure and pencil on the corner were you will install the Lazy Susan cabinet.
  2. Cut a 2-by-4 section of wood in two pieces so each piece is 1 inch less than the width of each side of the Lazy Susan cabinet.


How do you install a lazy Susan corner base cabinet? 
How can I declutter my house fast?
Many begin to feel overwhelmed, anxious, and defeated around the idea of decluttering their homes. That's too bad.
...
10 Creative Ways to Declutter Your Home
  1. Give yourself 5 solid minutes. ...
  2. Give away one item each day. ...
  3. Fill one trash bag. ...
  4. 5. Make a list. ...
  5. Take the 12-12-12 Challenge. ...
  6. Change your perspective.


How can I declutter my house fast? 
How do you stop a hoarder?
These are tips to help people with hoarding tendencies.
  1. Start Slow. Don't go through your home and throw everything into the dumpster at once. ...
  2. 7 Things to Toss From Your Kitchen Right Now.
  3. Handle Objects Only Once. ...
  4. Scale Down Collections. ...
  5. Put It in a Box. ...
  6. Toss Unused Items. ...
  7. Consider Consignment.
Jan 2, 2019


How do you stop a hoarder? 
How do I become a minimalist at home?
But here are some tips that I would offer to anyone trying to shoot for minimalism:
  1. One room at a time. Unless you're just moving into a place, it's hard to simplify an entire house at once. ...
  2. Start with furniture. ...
  3. Only the essentials. ...
  4. Clear floors. ...
  5. Clear surfaces. ...
  6. Clear walls. ...
  7. Store stuff out of sight. ...
  8. Declutter.
Aug 15, 2007


How do I become a minimalist at home? 
Where do I put what in my kitchen?
Items that should be nearest the stove:
  • Cooking utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons (preferably in a crock on the counter)
  • Spices (either in a drawer, or on a riser in a cabinet/on the countertop)
  • Oils, vinegars, and commonly used condiments (on a tray next to the stove, and/or on a lazy Susan in the cabinet)
  • Spoon rest.
May 3, 2018


Where do I put what in my kitchen? 
How do you organize a small kitchen counter space?
  1. Install kitchen sink drawers that tip out. ...
  2. Keep an over-the-sink cutting board handy to temporarily expand your counter space. ...
  3. Maximize your under-sink storage space with a pocket organizer. ...
  4. 4. Make the under-cabinet vertical space work for you with the help of two Command hooks and a small basket.
Jul 5, 2015


How do you organize a small kitchen counter space? 
How do I keep my kitchen clean and organized?
15 Quick Tips for Keeping an Organized Kitchen
  1. Bag It Up. Get a handle on all of those plastic bags by making a cute storage container. ...
  2. Clean Out the Fridge. This is one project you won't want to put off. ...
  3. Maximize Cabinet Space. ...
  4. Keep Your Coffee Tidy. ...
  5. Wrangle Your Utensils. ...
  6. Find Creative Solutions. ...
  7. Hook It Up. ...
  8. Rethink Appliance Storage.
Feb 27, 2019


How do I keep my kitchen clean and organized? 
How do I get the most out of my small kitchen?
How To Make The Most Of Your Small Kitchen
  1. Use drawers, not doors. Switch all your cabinets to drawers to gain maximum usability of the available area. ...
  2. Install a petite breakfast bar. ...
  3. Prioritize perfect positioning. ...
  4. Rethink your sink. ...
  5. Master savvy shelving. ...
  6. Skip heavy handles. ...
  7. Pick pint-sized appliances. ...
  8. Squeeze in underseat storage.
Feb 7, 2017


How do I get the most out of my small kitchen? 
How can I make more space in my kitchen?
8 Ways to Create Extra Counter Space in a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Use Your Windowsill for Storage. ...
  2. Make Your Drawers Work Harder. ...
  3. Make the Most of the Space Above Your Cabinets. ...
  4. Add a Shelf Stacker or Under-Shelf Basket. ...
  5. Keep Things Off the Counter With Pegboard Storage. ...
  6. Make Your Stovetop Do Double Duty. ...
  7. Clear Counter Space by Adding Wall Shelves. ...
  8. Make Your Own Custom Kitchen Island.
Jul 7, 2016


How can I make more space in my kitchen? 
How do I get more counter space in my small bathroom?
  1. Add a frame to your basic mirror. ...
  2. Hang spice racks to organize your hair products and lotions. ...
  3. Use coat hooks instead of a towel rod for shared bathrooms. ...
  4. Use small storage solutions to make it easier to find your stuff. ...
  5. Speaking of small things, keep your bobby pins in check with magnets.
Mar 10, 2013


How do I get more counter space in my small bathroom? 
How do I make my kitchen counter clutter free?
The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Kitchen
  1. Keep the countertops clear. ...
  2. Keep things in cabinets (or become a minimalist). ...
  3. Follow the “one in, one out” rule. ...
  4. Follow the “don't put it down, put it away” rule. ...
  5. Don't use the refrigerator as an art gallery. ...
  6. Find alternatives to the pile. ...
  7. Do a chore a day, instead of all at once.
May 4, 2015


How do I make my kitchen counter clutter free? 
How do I clear my kitchen counters?
4 Simple Steps to Clear Kitchen Counters (for Good)
  1. Completely clear your counters. ...
  2. Wipe your counters with your favorite cleaner or with a sponge and warm, soapy water.
  3. Look at your counter goods on your table – is there anything that you don't use daily that can be put in a different place or in a cupboard or cabinet?
Mar 3, 2014


How do I clear my kitchen counters? 
How can I reduce my kitchen?
10 Easy Ways to Simplify the Kitchen
  1. Hide things you don't use often, but still enjoy using occasionally. ...
  2. Turn food into a work of art. ...
  3. Dump the duplicates. ...
  4. Use the counters for making things, not storing things. ...
  5. Lean on the experts. ...
  6. Put things where they belong. ...
  7. Simplify all recipes. ...
  8. Put your go-to items in the same place.


How can I reduce my kitchen? 
How can I make my kitchen less cluttered?
9 ways to reduce kitchen clutter
  1. Make your kitchen a more pleasant and inviting workspace with less clutter.
  2. 1 Use hidden storage space. ...
  3. Put the walls and ceiling to good use. ...
  4. Install proper disposal bins. ...
  5. Spend 10 minutes decluttering at night. ...
  6. Clean before you start working. ...
  7. 7. Make sure everything has a home. ...
  8. Reduce what you have.
Feb 2, 2015


How can I make my kitchen less cluttered? 
What should be on kitchen counter?
Below, we've listed the most common kitchen counter items and which category they fall into: Store on your countertops. Maybe store on your countertops.
...
Store on the counter:
  • Canisters. ...
  • Coffee maker. ...
  • Dish rack. ...
  • Mixer. ...
  • Paper towels. ...
  • Tools (contained in a crock). ...
  • Salt and pepper shakers. ...
  • Veggie/fruit basket.
Oct 23, 2018


What should be on kitchen counter? 
How can I keep my countertops organized?
8 Design Tricks for Kitchens With Barely Any Counter Space
  1. Choose pretty canisters. ...
  2. Group like items to create a cohesive, intentional feel. ...
  3. Treat your drawers to some helpful organizers. ...
  4. Try a towel bar. ...
  5. Park a cake stand by the sink. ...
  6. Choose a cute toaster. ...
  7. And pick utensils to match.
Mar 30, 2015


How can I keep my countertops organized? 
How do you organize and get rid of things?
How to Get Rid of Clutter in Your Home
  1. Start by printing or writing "Toss," "Give" and "Do" on separate pieces of paper. ...
  2. Toss.
  3. Toss items that are broken, stained, ripped, outdated or have missing parts. ...
  4. Expired food. ...
  5. Give or Donate.
  6. Give or donate any items that you no longer need but that are still in good condition. ...
  7. Take Control of Paper Clutter.


How do you organize and get rid of things? 
How do I keep my house clean and organized?
11 Daily Habits to Keep a House Clean and Tidy
  1. Start by Making the Bed. ...
  2. Do One Load of Laundry Per Day. ...
  3. Be Happy with “Clean Enough”. ...
  4. Prioritize. ...
  5. Get the Whole Family Involved. ...
  6. Do a 15 Minute Nightly Clean-up. ...
  7. Keep Basic Cleaning Supplies Close to Where You Use Them. ...
  8. Never Leave a Room Empty Handed.


How do I keep my house clean and organized? 
What is the fastest way to clean a cluttered house?
Get a Handle on The Mess in Your House, Fast!
  1. Pick up trash. The first step in how to clean a messy house fast is to pick up trash! ...
  2. Pick up dishes & cups. ...
  3. Pick up laundry. ...
  4. Pick up items and clutter. ...
  5. Move room by room. ...
  6. Vacuum & wipe down counters. ...
  7. Clean the bathroom. ...
  8. Clean the kitchen.


What is the fastest way to clean a cluttered house? 
What are the 4 categories of kitchen equipment?
Types of Kitchen Equipment
  • Cookware. Four basic pans can handle most of your cooking needs: a medium-size frying pan and small, medium and large saucepans. ...
  • Set of Knives. Whether chopping vegetables, carving a roast, or simply paring an apple, a good blade makes the job easier. ...
  • Mixing It Up. ...
  • Miscellaneous Tools. ...
  • Appliances.


What are the 4 categories of kitchen equipment? 
What you need in your first kitchen?
Here are all the kitchen tools you need for your first apartment.
  • Small, medium, and large cutting knives, and cutting boards.
  • Wax paper, parchment paper, aluminum foil, cling wrap.
  • Toaster, toaster oven, hand mixer, and blender.
  • Measuring cups/spoons, mixing bowls, and colander.
  • Spatula, whisk, and mixing spoons.
Jun 14, 2018


What you need in your first kitchen? 
What every chef needs in their kitchen?
18 Things Professional Chefs Say You Must Have in Your Kitchen
  • THREE KNIVES. Both Nitahara and Sexton agree you can skip the full knife set (you know, the one that comes in a fancy wood block) and instead invest in a few essentials. ...
  • CHANTRY KNIFE SHARPENER. ...
  • CUTTING BOARD. ...
  • NON-STICK PAN. ...
  • CAST IRON PAN. ...
  • STAINLESS STEEL POTS AND PANS. ...
  • RONDEAU PAN OR DUTCH OVEN. ...
  • BLENDER.
Apr 4, 2017


How should I organize my kitchen counters? 
How should I organize my kitchen counters?
8 Design Tricks for Kitchens With Barely Any Counter Space
  1. Choose pretty canisters. ...
  2. Group like items to create a cohesive, intentional feel. ...
  3. Treat your drawers to some helpful organizers. ...
  4. Try a towel bar. ...
  5. Park a cake stand by the sink. ...
  6. Choose a cute toaster. ...
  7. And pick utensils to match.
Mar 30, 2015


How do I organize my kitchen storage? 
How do I organize my kitchen storage?
30 Quick and Easy Ideas for Kitchen Organization
  1. Structured snacking. Keep snacks organized and reachable by corralling them in cute baskets. ...
  2. Maximize space. Look at odd-shaped empty spaces, such as above the fridge or in corners, as opportunities for added storage. ...
  3. Think outside the kitchen. ...
  4. Good to go. ...
  5. Plenty of pockets. ...
  6. Pantry perfection. ...
  7. Bleachers for food. ...
  8. Extra space.


What should be on your kitchen counter? 
What should be on your kitchen counter?
Below, we've listed the most common kitchen counter items and which category they fall into: Store on your countertops.
...
Store on the counter:
  • Canisters. ...
  • Coffee maker. ...
  • Dish rack. ...
  • Mixer. ...
  • Paper towels. ...
  • Tools (contained in a crock). ...
  • Salt and pepper shakers. ...
  • Veggie/fruit basket.
Oct 23, 2018


What is kitchen storage? 
What is kitchen storage?
Kitchen Storage Solutions. Kitchens are called upon to store everything from food and cooking equipment to pots, pans, small appliances, and more.


How do I make my kitchen counter clutter free? 
How do I make my kitchen counter clutter free?
The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Kitchen
  1. Keep the countertops clear. ...
  2. Keep things in cabinets (or become a minimalist). ...
  3. Follow the “one in, one out” rule. ...
  4. Follow the “don't put it down, put it away” rule. ...
  5. Don't use the refrigerator as an art gallery. ...
  6. Find alternatives to the pile. ...
  7. Do a chore a day, instead of all at once.
May 4, 2015


How do I declutter my kitchen counters? 
How do I declutter my kitchen counters?
Instead of completely redesigning your kitchen, give yourself more counter space by learning how to declutter your kitchen counters and taking steps to keep them clear in the future.
...
Step 2: Choose What to Keep on Your Kitchen Counters
  1. Coffeemaker.
  2. Toaster.
  3. Dish rack.
  4. Crock of cooking tools.
  5. Fruit basket.
  6. Microwave.
Jun 21, 2018


Where should things go in a kitchen? 
Where should things go in a kitchen?
Items that should be nearest the stove:
  • Cooking utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons (preferably in a crock on the counter)
  • Spices (either in a drawer, or on a riser in a cabinet/on the countertop)
  • Oils, vinegars, and commonly used condiments (on a tray next to the stove, and/or on a lazy Susan in the cabinet)
  • Spoon rest.
May 3, 2018


How do I maximize a small kitchen counter space? 
How do I maximize a small kitchen counter space?
8 Ways to Create Extra Counter Space in a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Use Your Windowsill for Storage. ...
  2. Make Your Drawers Work Harder. ...
  3. Make the Most of the Space Above Your Cabinets. ...
  4. Add a Shelf Stacker or Under-Shelf Basket. ...
  5. Keep Things Off the Counter With Pegboard Storage. ...
  6. Make Your Stovetop Do Double Duty. ...
  7. Clear Counter Space by Adding Wall Shelves. ...
  8. Make Your Own Custom Kitchen Island.
Jul 7, 2016


What are the kinds of kitchen storage? 
What are the kinds of kitchen storage?
  • Custom pantry. More than any other storage solution, Houzzers dream of a perfectly organized walk-in pantry. ...
  • Corner drawer. ...
  • Utensil drawer. ...
  • Undersink drawer. ...
  • Pullout trash can. ...
  • Cookie sheet drawer. ...
  • Appliance garage. ...
  • Deep cabinet organizer.
Nov 24, 2014


How do I keep my kitchen countertop dry? 
How do I keep my kitchen countertop dry?
Keeping your countertops dry will help make them less appealing to microbes that can make your family sick. Clean your countertops regularly, but take the extra precaution of drying them with a clean cloth after a soap and water wash.


How do you organize a small kitchen counter space? 
How do you organize a small kitchen counter space?
  1. Install kitchen sink drawers that tip out. ...
  2. Keep an over-the-sink cutting board handy to temporarily expand your counter space. ...
  3. Maximize your under-sink storage space with a pocket organizer. ...
  4. 4. Make the under-cabinet vertical space work for you with the help of two Command hooks and a small basket.
Jul 5, 2015


How do you store kitchen tools? 
How do you store kitchen tools?
Here are some of my favorite options for storing your utensils, in any space and on any budget.
  1. Step One: Eliminating. ...
  2. If Renovating, Make a Plan for Success. ...
  3. Give depth some (deep) thought. ...
  4. Mix drawers and doors. ...
  5. Consider going vertical. ...
  6. RELATED: Shop Drawer Dividers for Your Kitchen Space.
Nov 22, 2017


How can I improve my kitchen storage? 
How can I improve my kitchen storage?
The 21 Best Small Kitchen Ideas of All Time
  1. Hang a pegboard. ...
  2. Use the tops of your cabinets. ...
  3. Downsize your furniture. ...
  4. Add a nesting table to your cabinets. ...
  5. Add shelving under your island countertop. ...
  6. Put the space above your fridge to good use. ...
  7. Use your windows as storage. ...
  8. Add free-standing shelves.
Oct 27, 2017


How do you maximize kitchen cupboard space? 
How do you maximize kitchen cupboard space?
9 Ways to Squeeze More Storage Out of Your Tiny Kitchen
  1. Add a shelf to maximize the space above your cabinets. ...
  2. Take advantage of open wall space. ...
  3. Magnetic knife strips are good for storing a lot more than just knives. ...
  4. Add another shelf inside cabinets. ...
  5. Hang things on the open side of a cabinet. ...
  6. Utilize the inside of cabinet doors.
Sep 4, 2015


How do I get more storage in my kitchen? 
How do I get more storage in my kitchen?
10 Ways to Get More Storage Out of Your Kitchen Cabinets
  1. Adjust your shelves.
  2. Use shelf risers.
  3. Steal file holders from your home office.
  4. Repurpose magazine holders.
  5. Pick up an extra dish rack.
  6. Add hooks to the doors.
  7. 7. Make a spice rack with a tension rod.
  8. Get stackable containers.
Oct 20, 2017


How do I clear my kitchen counters? 
How do I clear my kitchen counters?
4 Simple Steps to Clear Kitchen Counters (for Good)
  1. Completely clear your counters. ...
  2. Wipe your counters with your favorite cleaner or with a sponge and warm, soapy water.
  3. Look at your counter goods on your table – is there anything that you don't use daily that can be put in a different place or in a cupboard or cabinet?
Mar 3, 2014


How can I make my kitchen less cluttered? 
How can I make my kitchen less cluttered?
9 ways to reduce kitchen clutter
  1. Make your kitchen a more pleasant and inviting workspace with less clutter.
  2. 1 Use hidden storage space. ...
  3. Put the walls and ceiling to good use. ...
  4. Install proper disposal bins. ...
  5. Spend 10 minutes decluttering at night. ...
  6. Clean before you start working. ...
  7. 7. Make sure everything has a home. ...
  8. Reduce what you have.
Feb 2, 2015


How do I start decluttering? 
How do I start decluttering?
PART 1: How to Declutter Your Home
  1. Step 1: Set Goals. ...
  2. Step 2: Create a Sorting System. ...
  3. Step 3: Get Rid of the Clutter. ...
  4. Start by Decluttering the Bedroom Drawers. ...
  5. Keep Flat Surfaces in the Bedroom Clear. ...
  6. Use Storage Bins for Kids' Toys, Seasonal Items or Things You Use Infrequently. ...
  7. Declutter Your Closet From the Bottom Up.


How can I save my kitchen counter space? 
How can I save my kitchen counter space?
8 Ways to Create Extra Counter Space in a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Use your windowsill for storage. ...
  2. 2. Make your drawers work harder. ...
  3. 3. Make the most of the space above your cabinets. ...
  4. Add a shelf stacker or under-shelf basket. ...
  5. Keep things off the counter with pegboard storage. ...
  6. 6. Make your stovetop do double duty.
Jul 5, 2016


How do I keep my countertops clean? 
How do I keep my countertops clean?
How to Clean + Declutter Your Kitchen Counters (and keep them that way!)
  1. Completely clear your counters. Remove everything and place it on your kitchen or dining room table.
  2. Wipe your counters with your favorite cleaner or with a bar mop towel or sponge and warm, soapy water.
Jan 10, 2019


How do you declutter a small kitchen? 
How do you declutter a small kitchen?
Kitchen Storage Solutions: How to Declutter Your Pantry and Cabinets
  1. Use wire closet racks in kitchen cabinets. ...
  2. Use T-molding to hold stemware. ...
  3. Create a homemade drawer stop. ...
  4. Use a tissue box to keep plastic bags organized. ...
  5. Organize spices with angled shelving. ...
  6. Use a small spring-tension rod as a simple shelf.


Where should I put spices in my kitchen? 
Where should I put spices in my kitchen?
Below, 12 clever spice storage ideas for your small kitchen cabinets:
  • Spicy Shelf spice rack. ...
  • Rubbermaid pull-down spice rack. ...
  • YouCopia Chef's universal drawer SpiceStack. ...
  • Magnetic spice tins. ...
  • Cabinet door mount wood 3-shelf spice rack. ...
  • 30-spice gripper clips. ...
  • White wire macrame 2-tier spice rack.
Apr 4, 2018


What is the best kitchen layout? 
What is the best kitchen layout?
Here are the 6 most popular kitchen layouts:
  1. U-shaped Kitchen: ...
  2. L-Shaped Kitchen: ...
  3. Galley Kitchen: ...
  4. Island Kitchen: ...
  5. Peninsula Kitchen: ...
  6. Two Island Kitchen:
Mar 18, 2019


How should pots and pans be stored in a small kitchen? 
How should pots and pans be stored in a small kitchen?
Here are 12 creative ways to store your kitchen pots and pans.
  1. 1 / 12. biancardi/Shutterstock. Hang Overhead. Hanging pots and pans is a great way to save cabinet space while also keeping everyday items within reach. ...
  2. 2 / 12. pics721/Shutterstock. Hang Under the Island. ...
  3. 3 / 12. sirtravelalot/Shutterstock. Magnetic Knife Strip.


How do I get more counter space in my small bathroom? 
How do I get more counter space in my small bathroom?
  1. Add a frame to your basic mirror. ...
  2. Hang spice racks to organize your hair products and lotions. ...
  3. Use coat hooks instead of a towel rod for shared bathrooms. ...
  4. Use small storage solutions to make it easier to find your stuff. ...
  5. Speaking of small things, keep your bobby pins in check with magnets.
Mar 10, 2013


How do I get the most out of my small kitchen? 
How do I get the most out of my small kitchen?
How To Make The Most Of Your Small Kitchen
  1. Use drawers, not doors. Switch all your cabinets to drawers to gain maximum usability of the available area. ...
  2. Install a petite breakfast bar. ...
  3. Prioritize perfect positioning. ...
  4. Rethink your sink. ...
  5. Master savvy shelving. ...
  6. Skip heavy handles. ...
  7. Pick pint-sized appliances. ...
  8. Squeeze in underseat storage.
Feb 7, 2017


How can I improve my small kitchen? 
How can I improve my small kitchen?
10 Easy, Low-Budget Ways to Improve Any Kitchen (Even a Rental!)
  1. Add or change lighting. ...
  2. Change drawer or shelf liners. ...
  3. Add a rug. ...
  4. Replace the faucet. ...
  5. Update the hardware. ...
  6. Add pull-out shelves and/or drawer organizers. ...
  7. Add more storage space with small wire shelves. ...
  8. Get a great dish rack.
Feb 6, 2013


How do I organize my kitchen storage? 
How do I organize my kitchen storage?
30 Quick and Easy Ideas for Kitchen Organization
  1. Structured snacking. Keep snacks organized and reachable by corralling them in cute baskets. ...
  2. Maximize space. Look at odd-shaped empty spaces, such as above the fridge or in corners, as opportunities for added storage. ...
  3. Think outside the kitchen. ...
  4. Good to go. ...
  5. Plenty of pockets. ...
  6. Pantry perfection. ...
  7. Bleachers for food. ...
  8. Extra space.


Where should large kitchen appliances be stored? 
Where should large kitchen appliances be stored?
In the kitchen, search for space on the top shelves of upper cabinets, high in the pantry, and above the refrigerator. “If your appliances are too big for the shelves, consider stacking them on top of your kitchen cabinets,” said Allison Cooper, marketing manager of Beyond Stores.Feb 3, 2016


What should I put in my kitchen cabinets? 
What should I put in my kitchen cabinets?
Kitchen Cabinets
  • Keep Tupperware lids in their own box. Organizing Made Fun. ...
  • Put things you use every day in the most accessible cabinets. Paige Smith. ...
  • Hang hooks or a corkboard on the inside of a cabinet door to maximize space. ...
  • Put shelf risers in your cabinets. ...
  • Store spices on a Lazy Susan.
Jan 12, 2017


What should I keep on my kitchen counters? 
What should I keep on my kitchen counters?
Store on the counter:
  • Canisters. Canisters (small and large) are a decorative way to store and contain small items. ...
  • Coffee maker. ...
  • Dish rack. ...
  • Mixer. ...
  • Paper towels. ...
  • Tools (contained in a crock). ...
  • Salt and pepper shakers. ...
  • Veggie/fruit basket.
Oct 23, 2018


How should I arrange my kitchen counters? 
How should I arrange my kitchen counters?
8 Design Tricks for Kitchens With Barely Any Counter Space
  1. Choose pretty canisters. ...
  2. Group like items to create a cohesive, intentional feel. ...
  3. Treat your drawers to some helpful organizers. ...
  4. Try a towel bar. ...
  5. Park a cake stand by the sink. ...
  6. Choose a cute toaster. ...
  7. And pick utensils to match.
Mar 30, 2015


How can I make my kitchen counter clutter free? 
How can I make my kitchen counter clutter free?
The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Kitchen
  1. Keep the countertops clear. ...
  2. Keep things in cabinets (or become a minimalist). ...
  3. Follow the “one in, one out” rule. ...
  4. Follow the “don't put it down, put it away” rule. ...
  5. Don't use the refrigerator as an art gallery. ...
  6. Find alternatives to the pile. ...
  7. Do a chore a day, instead of all at once.
May 4, 2015


How do I get more counter space in my small kitchen? 
How do I get more counter space in my small kitchen?
8 Ways to Create Extra Counter Space in a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Use Your Windowsill for Storage. ...
  2. Make Your Drawers Work Harder. ...
  3. Make the Most of the Space Above Your Cabinets. ...
  4. Add a Shelf Stacker or Under-Shelf Basket. ...
  5. Keep Things Off the Counter With Pegboard Storage. ...
  6. Make Your Stovetop Do Double Duty. ...
  7. Clear Counter Space by Adding Wall Shelves. ...
  8. Make Your Own Custom Kitchen Island.
Jul 7, 2016


How can I use small kitchen space? 
How can I use small kitchen space?
Steps
  1. Clear the kitchen of unneeded clutter. Clutter can cause a small kitchen to appear even smaller than it is. ...
  2. Look for smaller, unused spaces. ...
  3. Install hooks to hang things. ...
  4. Use the oven for storage. ...
  5. Purchase a rolling cart. ...
  6. Keep larger utensils in jars. ...
  7. Get a magnetic knife holder. ...
  8. Install an island.
Mar 29, 2019


What is the best way to organize your kitchen? 
What is the best way to organize your kitchen?
Get Creative
  1. Install a hanging rack for pots and pans to free up cupboard space.
  2. Mount a rack for spices and actually alphabetize it.
  3. Have a tall pantry door? ...
  4. Make use of drawer organizers and dividers to keep everything super accessible.
  5. Use standing dividers for things like baking sheets and cutting boards.
Apr 12, 2018


Where should I store things in my kitchen? 
Where should I store things in my kitchen?
Items that should be nearest the stove:
  • Cooking utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons (preferably in a crock on the counter)
  • Spices (either in a drawer, or on a riser in a cabinet/on the countertop)
  • Oils, vinegars, and commonly used condiments (on a tray next to the stove, and/or on a lazy Susan in the cabinet)
  • Spoon rest.
May 3, 2018


How do you store big utensils in the kitchen? 
How do you store big utensils in the kitchen?
Mount them on the wall like this and you can use as cubbies. Another useful idea is to store wooden spoons and kitchen utensils in baskets which you can mount on the wall or the inside of a cabinet door. These wire baskets are similar to paper towel racks.Aug 26, 2014


How do I organize my kitchen utensil drawer? 
How do I organize my kitchen utensil drawer?
  1. Surround the Sink: Don't let the space around your sink go to waste. ...
  2. Diagonal Dividers: Make room for long utensils by installing dividers on a diagonal.
  3. Tool Compartments: A drawer with perfectly designed cut-outs makes it easy to keep things organized.
  4. Corner Drawers: Don't let a corner go to waste.
Mar 13, 2015


How do you maximize kitchen cupboard space? 
How do you maximize kitchen cupboard space?
9 Ways to Squeeze More Storage Out of Your Tiny Kitchen
  1. Add a shelf to maximize the space above your cabinets. ...
  2. Take advantage of open wall space. ...
  3. Magnetic knife strips are good for storing a lot more than just knives. ...
  4. Add another shelf inside cabinets. ...
  5. Hang things on the open side of a cabinet. ...
  6. Utilize the inside of cabinet doors.
Sep 4, 2015


How do I build storage space in a small house? 
How do I build storage space in a small house?
How to Get Organized When You Live in a Small House
  1. Purge like crazy. Declutter often. ...
  2. Separate rooms into zones. Often times in a small space, one room has to serve many purposes. ...
  3. Maximize closet space. ...
  4. Look for ways to use space creatively. ...
  5. Get items off the floor. ...
  6. Utilize vertical space. ...
  7. Be very choosy about what you allow to come into your house.
Jan 29, 2016


What are the kinds of kitchen storage? 
What are the kinds of kitchen storage?
  • Custom pantry. More than any other storage solution, Houzzers dream of a perfectly organized walk-in pantry. ...
  • Corner drawer. ...
  • Utensil drawer. ...
  • Undersink drawer. ...
  • Pullout trash can. ...
  • Cookie sheet drawer. ...
  • Appliance garage. ...
  • Deep cabinet organizer.
Nov 24, 2014


How can I increase my kitchen storage? 
How can I increase my kitchen storage?
The 21 Best Small Kitchen Ideas of All Time
  1. Hang a pegboard. ...
  2. Use the tops of your cabinets. ...
  3. Downsize your furniture. ...
  4. Add a nesting table to your cabinets. ...
  5. Add shelving under your island countertop. ...
  6. Put the space above your fridge to good use. ...
  7. Use your windows as storage. ...
  8. Add free-standing shelves.
Oct 27, 2017


How do you make a small kitchen look bigger? 
How do you make a small kitchen look bigger?
10 Simple Ideas to Make Your Kitchen Feel Bigger
  1. Go wild with white paint. Because it reflects light, white paint can make your kitchen feel open and airy. ...
  2. Let there be light. ...
  3. Eliminate clutter. ...
  4. Take advantage of vertical space. ...
  5. Pattern floors. ...
  6. Spring for panel-ready appliances. ...
  7. Shine on. ...
  8. Create open shelving.
Jul 25, 2017


How can I improve my kitchen? 
How can I improve my kitchen?
8 ways to improve your kitchen on a small budget
  1. Paint the kitchen walls. If your kitchen looks small, you can put a coat of lighter paint to make it look bigger and more spacious. ...
  2. Refresh the cabinets and drawers. ...
  3. Update the cabinet knobs. ...
  4. Replace your kitchen counter top. ...
  5. Get new kitchen flooring. ...
  6. Modify the lighting. ...
  7. Use a microhood. ...
  8. New furniture.
May 29, 2015


How can I save space in my kitchen? 
How can I save space in my kitchen?
7 Smart Ways To Save A Ton Of Space In Your Small Kitchen
  1. Use the top of your refrigerator for storage. DIY Playbook. ...
  2. Ditch chairs for stools. High-backed chairs are out, small stools are way, way in. ...
  3. Think outside the cabinet. Flickr/Stacy Spensley. ...
  4. DIY a shelf. The Style Eater. ...
  5. Install wire racks in cabinets. ...
  6. Use smaller appliances. ...
  7. Mount storage solutions to walls.
Jan 20, 2016


How do you store dishes in a small kitchen? 
How do you store dishes in a small kitchen?
Put everyday dishes on lower shelves. Keep your daily dishes within easy reach on lower shelves in your cabinets. Insert sliding shelf organizers or cabinet risers to make accessing them even easier. Or organize your plates in an upright rack so you can quickly grab them from the cabinet.Mar 28, 2019


How do you declutter a small kitchen? 
How do you declutter a small kitchen?
Kitchen Storage Solutions: How to Declutter Your Pantry and Cabinets
  1. Use wire closet racks in kitchen cabinets. ...
  2. Use T-molding to hold stemware. ...
  3. Create a homemade drawer stop. ...
  4. Use a tissue box to keep plastic bags organized. ...
  5. Organize spices with angled shelving. ...
  6. Use a small spring-tension rod as a simple shelf.


How can I make my kitchen less cluttered? 
How can I make my kitchen less cluttered?
9 ways to reduce kitchen clutter
  1. Make your kitchen a more pleasant and inviting workspace with less clutter.
  2. 1 Use hidden storage space. ...
  3. Put the walls and ceiling to good use. ...
  4. Install proper disposal bins. ...
  5. Spend 10 minutes decluttering at night. ...
  6. Clean before you start working. ...
  7. 7. Make sure everything has a home. ...
  8. Reduce what you have.
Feb 2, 2015


How do I declutter my kitchen counters? 
How do I declutter my kitchen counters?
Instead of completely redesigning your kitchen, give yourself more counter space by learning how to declutter your kitchen counters and taking steps to keep them clear in the future.
...
Step 2: Choose What to Keep on Your Kitchen Counters
  1. Coffeemaker.
  2. Toaster.
  3. Dish rack.
  4. Crock of cooking tools.
  5. Fruit basket.
  6. Microwave.
Jun 21, 2018


How can I reduce my kitchen? 
How can I reduce my kitchen?
10 Easy Ways to Simplify the Kitchen
  1. Hide things you don't use often, but still enjoy using occasionally. ...
  2. Turn food into a work of art. ...
  3. Dump the duplicates. ...
  4. Use the counters for making things, not storing things. ...
  5. Lean on the experts. ...
  6. Put things where they belong. ...
  7. Simplify all recipes. ...
  8. Put your go-to items in the same place.


How do you become a minimalist kitchen? 
How do you become a minimalist kitchen?
Get inspired to keep the clutter at bay, for good: follow our easy, tried-and-true tips for creating a minimalist kitchen.
  1. 1) Dump your microwave. ...
  2. 2) Say no to too many knives. ...
  3. 3) Only keep dishware that you use. ...
  4. 4) Get rid of your extra gadgets. ...
  5. 5) Pare down your cookware. ...
  6. 6) Store items appropriately.
Jun 6, 2017


How can we reduce our garbage at home? 
How can we reduce our garbage at home?
There are many ways you can reduce the amount of waste your household produces, such as:
  1. choose long-lasting instead of disposable items.
  2. choose products with minimal/recyclable packaging.
  3. buy in bulk to reduce the amount of packaging.
  4. mend broken items when possible.


How do you handle a small kitchen? 
How do you handle a small kitchen?
10 Ways to Cope with a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Go for slim furniture. Look for open table legs, translucent materials, and armless chairs. ...
  2. Downsize your appliances.
  3. Get tools that match your cooking style.
  4. Make it movable. ...
  5. Buy multi-use items.
  6. Corral.
  7. Use wall space.
  8. Store seasonal equipment.
Mar 9, 2015


Where do I start decluttering my house? 
Where do I start decluttering my house?
Here are a few things to keep in mind as you get started decluttering your home:
  1. Write down or make a map of all the rooms and 'clutter hot spots' you want to tackle.
  2. Give each space a grade based on the severity of the clutter. ...
  3. Do one room or one space at a time.
  4. Set completion dates for each phase of your cleanup.


How do I become a minimalist at home? 
How do I become a minimalist at home?
But here are some tips that I would offer to anyone trying to shoot for minimalism:
  1. One room at a time. Unless you're just moving into a place, it's hard to simplify an entire house at once. ...
  2. Start with furniture. ...
  3. Only the essentials. ...
  4. Clear floors. ...
  5. Clear surfaces. ...
  6. Clear walls. ...
  7. Store stuff out of sight. ...
  8. Declutter.
Aug 15, 2007


Does it bring you joy? 
Does it bring you joy?
Does it bring you joy? If you answer yes, you keep the item. If you hesitate or say no, you donate it or throw it out. It's simple, it's brilliant, and it's something that's completely intuitive.


What should I keep on my kitchen counters? 
What should I keep on my kitchen counters?
Store on the counter:
  • Canisters. Canisters (small and large) are a decorative way to store and contain small items. ...
  • Coffee maker. ...
  • Dish rack. ...
  • Mixer. ...
  • Paper towels. ...
  • Tools (contained in a crock). ...
  • Salt and pepper shakers. ...
  • Veggie/fruit basket.
Oct 23, 2018


How do I get more counter space in my small bathroom? 
How do I get more counter space in my small bathroom?
  1. Add a frame to your basic mirror. ...
  2. Hang spice racks to organize your hair products and lotions. ...
  3. Use coat hooks instead of a towel rod for shared bathrooms. ...
  4. Use small storage solutions to make it easier to find your stuff. ...
  5. Speaking of small things, keep your bobby pins in check with magnets.
Mar 10, 2013


How do I get the most out of my small kitchen? 
How do I get the most out of my small kitchen?
How To Make The Most Of Your Small Kitchen
  1. Use drawers, not doors. Switch all your cabinets to drawers to gain maximum usability of the available area. ...
  2. Install a petite breakfast bar. ...
  3. Prioritize perfect positioning. ...
  4. Rethink your sink. ...
  5. Master savvy shelving. ...
  6. Skip heavy handles. ...
  7. Pick pint-sized appliances. ...
  8. Squeeze in underseat storage.
Feb 7, 2017


How should I arrange my kitchen counters? 
How should I arrange my kitchen counters?
8 Design Tricks for Kitchens With Barely Any Counter Space
  1. Choose pretty canisters. ...
  2. Group like items to create a cohesive, intentional feel. ...
  3. Treat your drawers to some helpful organizers. ...
  4. Try a towel bar. ...
  5. Park a cake stand by the sink. ...
  6. Choose a cute toaster. ...
  7. And pick utensils to match.
Mar 30, 2015


How do I make my kitchen counter clutter free? 
How do I make my kitchen counter clutter free?
The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Kitchen
  1. Keep the countertops clear. ...
  2. Keep things in cabinets (or become a minimalist). ...
  3. Follow the “one in, one out” rule. ...
  4. Follow the “don't put it down, put it away” rule. ...
  5. Don't use the refrigerator as an art gallery. ...
  6. Find alternatives to the pile. ...
  7. Do a chore a day, instead of all at once.
May 4, 2015


How do you sanitize countertops? 
How do you sanitize countertops?
Hot water and dish soap should be adequate for daily sanitizing. However, if a stronger disinfectant is desired, mix together a 50:50 solution of water and 91% isopropyl alcohol. Spray onto the granite, allow to sit for three to five minutes, and then rinse with water and dry with a clean microfiber cloth.Apr 8, 2014


Where should I put everything in my kitchen? 
Where should I put everything in my kitchen?
Items that should be nearest the stove:
  • Cooking utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons (preferably in a crock on the counter)
  • Spices (either in a drawer, or on a riser in a cabinet/on the countertop)
  • Oils, vinegars, and commonly used condiments (on a tray next to the stove, and/or on a lazy Susan in the cabinet)
  • Spoon rest.
May 3, 2018


What is the best way to organize your kitchen? 
What is the best way to organize your kitchen?
Get Creative
  1. Install a hanging rack for pots and pans to free up cupboard space.
  2. Mount a rack for spices and actually alphabetize it.
  3. Have a tall pantry door? ...
  4. Make use of drawer organizers and dividers to keep everything super accessible.
  5. Use standing dividers for things like baking sheets and cutting boards.
Apr 12, 2018


How do you organize a small kitchen counter space? 
How do you organize a small kitchen counter space?
  1. Install kitchen sink drawers that tip out. ...
  2. Keep an over-the-sink cutting board handy to temporarily expand your counter space. ...
  3. Maximize your under-sink storage space with a pocket organizer. ...
  4. 4. Make the under-cabinet vertical space work for you with the help of two Command hooks and a small basket.
Jul 5, 2015


Where do you store spices in a small kitchen? 
Where do you store spices in a small kitchen?
Below, 12 clever spice storage ideas for your small kitchen cabinets:
  • Spicy Shelf spice rack. ...
  • Rubbermaid pull-down spice rack. ...
  • YouCopia Chef's universal drawer SpiceStack. ...
  • Magnetic spice tins. ...
  • Cabinet door mount wood 3-shelf spice rack. ...
  • 30-spice gripper clips. ...
  • White wire macrame 2-tier spice rack.
Apr 4, 2018


How do you keep spices fresh? 
How do you keep spices fresh?
Keep your spices tightly covered and store them in a cool, dry place. Whole spices stay fresh for up to 2 years while ground spices have a 6-month shelf life. Store red spices, such as paprika and red pepper, in the refrigerator. They will hold their color and keep their flavor longer.Feb 17, 2017


What is the best spice rack? 
What is the best spice rack?
Best Spice Rack Reviews
  • DecoBros 3 Tier Wall Mounted Spice Rack. ...
  • Cole & Mason Herb and Spice Revolving Spice Rack Countertop Carousel Set.
  • Ikea Set of 4 Birch Bekvam Spice Racks. ...
  • AllSpice Wooden Spice Rack, Includes 60 4oz Jars. ...
  • Kamenstein Criss-Cross Bamboo 18-Jar Spice Rack. ...
  • Gneiss Spice Magnetic Spice Jars Rack. ...
  • Rubbermaid Pull-Down Spice Rack.


Which kitchen layout is the most functional? 
Which kitchen layout is the most functional?
Which kitchen layout is the most functional?
  • Kitchen Diner. If you have the space in your home, it may be worth considering an open plan kitchen diner. ...
  • L Shaped. L Shaped kitchens are much more compact than open plan kitchen diners and are suited to homes that may not require too much worktop space. ...
  • Galley. ...
  • G Shaped. ...
  • U Shaped.
Jun 24, 2016


Is my kitchen big enough for an island? 
Is my kitchen big enough for an island?
You may have a nice-sized kitchen now, but if your island is too large your kitchen will feel cramped. The general rule is that you will need at least 42 to 48 inches (106.68 cm to 121.92 cm) of open space around your island.Jul 11, 2016


How much space should be around a kitchen island? 
How much space should be around a kitchen island?
Most small kitchens with U- or L-shape layouts can accomodate an island, writes Better Homes & Gardens. But the key metric to keep in mind is that the walk space around the island should be at least 36 inches wide.Aug 23, 2012


Where should kitchen pans be stored? 
Where should kitchen pans be stored?
Hanging pots and pans is a great way to save cabinet space while also keeping everyday items within reach. Hang a pots and pans organizer over the kitchen island. You can make one yourself with lengths of copper pipe and S-hooks. Here are 9 Space-Saving Kitchen Storage Ideas to help you save even more space.


How do you store kitchen lids? 
How do you store kitchen lids?
Here are 10 affordable, smart ways to get those pot lids under control!
  1. Use a towel bar. Hang a towel bar to catch your pot lids. ...
  2. Use a magnetic knife strip. Who says knife holders are just for knives? ...
  3. Set up some adhesive hooks. ...
  4. Put the top of a wire shelf to good use. ...
  5. Store them on top of a pot rack.
Mar 10, 2015


Where should I store pots and pans? 
Where should I store pots and pans?
The 6 Best Spots to Store Your Pots & Pans
  • In Drawers. Creating a pot and pan drawer is arguably the easiest way to handle unruly cookware. ...
  • On Shelves. Another easy option for storing your pots and pans is an exposed shelf. ...
  • On a Ceiling-Mounted Pot Rack. ...
  • Hung on a Wall-Mounted Pot Rack. ...
  • Stored in the Cabinet. ...
  • Separate the Lids.


How do you maximize space in a small bedroom? 
How do you maximize space in a small bedroom?
Here are 10 ways to maximize the space in a small bedroom.
  1. 1.) ...
  2. 2.) ...
  3. 3.) Use a futon: In a small bedroom, try using furniture that is multifunctional. ...
  4. 4.) ...
  5. 5.) Use a sofa bed: Similarly to a futon, a sofa bed can help a small bedroom become a den, or office space and a bedroom. ...
  6. 6.) ...
  7. 7.) ...
  8. 8.)
Jul 30, 2010


How do you organize a small bathroom? 
How do you organize a small bathroom?
Get great tips for storing what you need while keeping your small bathroom looking neat and tidy.
...
How to Organize a Small Bathroom
  1. Use floor to ceiling shelving. ...
  2. Hide everything. ...
  3. Use coat hooks instead of a towel rod. ...
  4. Minimize. ...
  5. Think outside the bathroom.


What can I store under my bathroom sink? 
What can I store under my bathroom sink?
A Dozen Genius Ways to Organize Under the Sink
  1. Store Towels and Gloves with a Dowel on Hooks.
  2. Stash Trash Bags with Curtain Hardware.
  3. Use a Tension Rod to Wrangle Spray Bottles.
  4. …And Add a Mug to Hold Sponges.
  5. Turn an Over-the-Cabinet Bar Around.
  6. Mount a Spice Rack Inside the Door.
  7. Keep Bins Labeled to Easily Sort Out Expired Items.
  8. A Pair of Clothespins Makes a Quick Fix.
Aug 31, 2016


How can I make my kitchen more efficient? 
How can I make my kitchen more efficient?
If you want a faster and less-stressful kitchen experience, follow these seven tips:
  1. Consider Your Work Triangle. The refrigerator, stove, and sink are usually the most utilized parts of your kitchen. ...
  2. Label Everything. ...
  3. Hang a Notepad. ...
  4. Think in Ripples. ...
  5. Create Zones. ...
  6. Sharpen Your Knives. ...
  7. Build Time-Saving Habits.
Jun 3, 2016


How do I get more counter space in my kitchen? 
How do I get more counter space in my kitchen?
8 Ways to Create Extra Counter Space in a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Use your windowsill for storage. ...
  2. 2. Make your drawers work harder. ...
  3. 3. Make the most of the space above your cabinets. ...
  4. Add a shelf stacker or under-shelf basket. ...
  5. Keep things off the counter with pegboard storage. ...
  6. 6. Make your stovetop do double duty.
Jul 5, 2016


What is considered a small kitchen? 
What is considered a small kitchen?
The average small kitchen measures 70 square feet or less. The average mid-size kitchen measures 100 to 200 square feet. The average large kitchen measures over 200 square feet. It's impossible to know if you prefer a small, mid-size or big kitchen until you've cooked in all three spaces.Aug 3, 2016


How can I fix my kitchen cheap? 
How can I fix my kitchen cheap?
10 Cheap and Cheerful Ways to Update Your Kitchen
  1. Get new handles and pulls. ...
  2. Consider painting your cabinets. ...
  3. Swap out (or even remove) cabinet doors. ...
  4. Paint an accent wall. ...
  5. Hang a pendant light. ...
  6. Think of small appliances as decorative accessories. ...
  7. Hang window treatments. ...
  8. Place a rug in front of the sink.
Nov 17, 2014


What is the best color for a small kitchen? 
What is the best color for a small kitchen?
30 Bright, Bold, and Colorful Kitchens
  • Gray is a neutral that's been taking center stage lately in many homes. ...
  • Blue is another color that works well in kitchens. ...
  • Like a ray of sunshine, yellow can instantly brighten up a room. ...
  • Green is also a smart shade to use in the kitchen. ...
  • More Ideas for Painting the Kitchen.


How can I make my kitchen look beautiful? 
How can I make my kitchen look beautiful?
10 Cheap Ways To Make Your Kitchen Look Expensive
  1. Update hardware. ...
  2. Use lighter colors. ...
  3. Replace cabinet doors. ...
  4. Change lighting. ...
  5. Use artwork. ...
  6. Paint your appliances stainless steel. ...
  7. Add window treatments. ...
  8. Style your breakfast nook.
Nov 26, 2014


What should I keep on my kitchen counters? 
What should I keep on my kitchen counters?
Store on the counter:
  • Canisters. Canisters (small and large) are a decorative way to store and contain small items. ...
  • Coffee maker. ...
  • Dish rack. ...
  • Mixer. ...
  • Paper towels. ...
  • Tools (contained in a crock). ...
  • Salt and pepper shakers. ...
  • Veggie/fruit basket.
Oct 23, 2018


How do I maximize a small kitchen counter space? 
How do I maximize a small kitchen counter space?
8 Ways to Create Extra Counter Space in a Tiny Kitchen
  1. Use Your Windowsill for Storage. ...
  2. Make Your Drawers Work Harder. ...
  3. Make the Most of the Space Above Your Cabinets. ...
  4. Add a Shelf Stacker or Under-Shelf Basket. ...
  5. Keep Things Off the Counter With Pegboard Storage. ...
  6. Make Your Stovetop Do Double Duty. ...
  7. Clear Counter Space by Adding Wall Shelves. ...
  8. Make Your Own Custom Kitchen Island.
Jul 7, 2016


What are the kinds of kitchen storage? 
What are the kinds of kitchen storage?
  • Custom pantry. More than any other storage solution, Houzzers dream of a perfectly organized walk-in pantry. ...
  • Corner drawer. ...
  • Utensil drawer. ...
  • Undersink drawer. ...
  • Pullout trash can. ...
  • Cookie sheet drawer. ...
  • Appliance garage. ...
  • Deep cabinet organizer.
Nov 24, 2014


Where should large kitchen appliances be stored? 
Where should large kitchen appliances be stored?
In the kitchen, search for space on the top shelves of upper cabinets, high in the pantry, and above the refrigerator. “If your appliances are too big for the shelves, consider stacking them on top of your kitchen cabinets,” said Allison Cooper, marketing manager of Beyond Stores.Feb 3, 2016


How do you store kitchen equipment? 
How do you store kitchen equipment?
Here are some of my favorite options for storing your utensils, in any space and on any budget.
  1. Step One: Eliminating. ...
  2. If Renovating, Make a Plan for Success. ...
  3. Give depth some (deep) thought. ...
  4. Mix drawers and doors. ...
  5. Consider going vertical. ...
  6. RELATED: Shop Drawer Dividers for Your Kitchen Space.
Nov 22, 2017


How do I make my counters clutter free? 
How do I make my counters clutter free?
The 10 Commandments of a Clutter-Free Kitchen
  1. Keep the countertops clear. ...
  2. Keep things in cabinets (or become a minimalist). ...
  3. Follow the “one in, one out” rule. ...
  4. Follow the “don't put it down, put it away” rule. ...
  5. Don't use the refrigerator as an art gallery. ...
  6. Find alternatives to the pile. ...
  7. Do a chore a day, instead of all at once.
May 4, 2015


Where should I put everything in my kitchen? 
Where should I put everything in my kitchen?
Items that should be nearest the stove:
  • Cooking utensils: spatulas, wooden spoons (preferably in a crock on the counter)
  • Spices (either in a drawer, or on a riser in a cabinet/on the countertop)
  • Oils, vinegars, and commonly used condiments (on a tray next to the stove, and/or on a lazy Susan in the cabinet)
  • Spoon rest.
May 3, 2018


What is the best way to organize your kitchen? 
What is the best way to organize your kitchen?
A well-organized kitchen will help you cook as efficiently as possible and waste less food.
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Here are our top 10 tips for organizing the heart of your home.
  1. Store Items Logically.
  2. Create Kitchen Work Zones. ...
  3. Maximize Pantry Space So You Can See and Reach Everything. ...
Nov 28, 2015


How can I maximize my kitchen space? 
How can I maximize my kitchen space?
10 Clever Kitchen Organization Ideas to Maximize Storage Space
  1. Make Use of Cabinet Doors. The inside of your cabinet doors is filled with possibilities for storage. ...
  2. Turn the Sink Into More Counter Space. ...
  3. Store Utensils by Type. ...
  4. Install Hooks for Mugs. ...
  5. Add Rolling Shelves. ...
  6. Add Pan Dividers. ...
  7. Use Risers. ...
  8. Bring In Containers.
Nov 1, 2017


How should I arrange my kitchen counters? 
How should I arrange my kitchen counters?
8 Design Tricks for Kitchens With Barely Any Counter Space
  1. Choose pretty canisters. ...
  2. Group like items to create a cohesive, intentional feel. ...
  3. Treat your drawers to some helpful organizers. ...
  4. Try a towel bar. ...
  5. Park a cake stand by the sink. ...
  6. Choose a cute toaster. ...
  7. And pick utensils to match.
Mar 30, 2015


How do I keep my kitchen table clutter free? 
How do I keep my kitchen table clutter free?
How To Keep Surfaces Clutter-Free
  1. Have a not-flat place for each thing you come home with. ...
  2. Keep tool storage off counters. ...
  3. Reserve counter space for daily necessities. ...
  4. Keep your dining table set. ...
  5. Be mindful of multipurpose spaces. ...
  6. Try a tilted desk. ...
  7. Designate a bin for your 'worn-once' clothes. ...
  8. Downsize your bedside.
Jan 8, 2016


How do I clear my kitchen counters? 
How do I clear my kitchen counters?
4 Simple Steps to Clear Kitchen Counters (for Good)
  1. Completely clear your counters. ...
  2. Wipe your counters with your favorite cleaner or with a sponge and warm, soapy water.
  3. Look at your counter goods on your table – is there anything that you don't use daily that can be put in a different place or in a cupboard or cabinet?
Mar 3, 2014


How do I declutter my kitchen counters? 
How do I declutter my kitchen counters?
Instead of completely redesigning your kitchen, give yourself more counter space by learning how to declutter your kitchen counters and taking steps to keep them clear in the future.
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Step 2: Choose What to Keep on Your Kitchen Counters
  1. Coffeemaker.
  2. Toaster.
  3. Dish rack.
  4. Crock of cooking tools.
  5. Fruit basket.
  6. Microwave.
Jun 21, 2018


How do I keep my kitchen clean and organized? 
How do I keep my kitchen clean and organized?
15 Quick Tips for Keeping an Organized Kitchen
  1. Bag It Up. Get a handle on all of those plastic bags by making a cute storage container. ...
  2. Clean Out the Fridge. This is one project you won't want to put off. ...
  3. Maximize Cabinet Space. ...
  4. Keep Your Coffee Tidy. ...
  5. Wrangle Your Utensils. ...
  6. Find Creative Solutions. ...
  7. Hook It Up. ...
  8. Rethink Appliance Storage.
Feb 27, 2019


How can I organize my small kitchen without a pantry? 
How can I organize my small kitchen without a pantry?
Pantry Ideas for Small Kitchen: Use Clear Containers On High Shelves. Use open plastic bins to store snacks on higher shelves. The clear containers allow a visual without needing a step ladder, and make it easier to reach and take down items. Check out the 50 best storage containers to organize your home.