These smart kitchen cabinet storage organizing ideas and tips are full of beautiful home decor inspiration for any size of kitchen. Whether you’re remodeling a new kitchen or looking for easy ways to organized your kitchen now, you’ll love our favorite ideas from this new modern farmhouse kitchen remodel!

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10 Smart Cabinet Storage and Kitchen Organizing Ideas

Smart Kitchen Organizing Ideas

Do you feel like the kitchen is the last place you have time to organize? Don’t worry – we’ve got your back! This blog post will show you 10 smart organizing ideas specifically designed for busy moms in mind, so that even if there’s never enough hours in the day, at least your kitchen can still stay tidy and functional.

All it takes is a little know-how and creativity – get ready for some seriously clever tips!

Get inspired by these cabinet storage and kitchen organizing ideas. I spent a year planning my dream kitchen and the cabinet storage and drawer organization was a huge part of the planning. After remodeling my kitchen, I wanted to share some clever organizing ideas with you.

10 Easy Kitchen Organization Ideas & Cabinet Storage Tips

Whether you’re planning a new kitchen space or just need some smart kitchen organizing ideas for your cabinets, you will find some great inspiration with these tips.

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1. Make a Pull-Out Trash Can Cabinet

I love my pull-out trash can cabinet! Out of all of my new kitchen cabinet organization, this is probably my favorite thing and such a life changer! I love that it holds two trash bins, one for regular trash and one for recycling.

This double trash can cabinet came with my cabinets, but if you want to add this double pull-out trash can to one of your under the counter cabinets, here’s a good option. -> (click here for a double trash can option).

Kitchen Cabinet Organization Ideas Double Trash Can

Looking for a gray trash can like what’s in my cabinets? (Here) is where I found more of these nice trash cans.

 

2. Use a Lazy Susan for cabinet storage

Utilize more space in your cabinets with a lazy Susan! I use a vintage Lazy Susan to hold my spices. It’s my favorite way to find and organize my herbs and small baking supplies.

This green one came from my mom’s kitchen circa 1970 something. I love the retro look!

10 Clever Organization Ideas for Your Kitchen! Whether you are planning a new kitchen or need some smart Kitchen Organizing Ideas, you will find some great inspiration with these organization tips.

Best of all, I am absolutely in love with my built-in Lazy Susan kitchen cabinet! I used to have to dig around in this cabinet before adding this feature to my new kitchen. This really is the perfect cabinet storage for a corner.

It’s so nice to easily see and reach everything! This is one of my favorite kitchen organizing ideas for sure. If you have a corner cabinet like mine, but need a Lazy Susan shelf, I found (this option) that would work great.

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3. Install A Two Tiered Divided Cutlery Drawer

Cabinet drawer organizers keep cutlery neatly separated, so you never have to dig around for what you need. This amazing two tiered cutlery divider that came with my new cabinets and gives me room for more than one set of silverware.

This could be one of the best things I’ve ever had in my life! No joke! If you want to install one, I highly recommend it and found a good (option here).

Silverware holder - 10 Clever Organizing Ideas for Your Kitchen! Whether you are planning a new kitchen remodel or need some smart Kitchen Organizing Ideas for a weekend project, you will find some great inspiration with these home organization tips.

4. Display Cookbooks in a Creative Way

Cookbooks are great on open shelves, but if you don’t have shelf space, try getting creative with containers.

10 Clever Organization Ideas for Your Kitchen! Whether you are planning a new kitchen or need some smart Kitchen Organizing Ideas, you will find some great inspiration with these organization tips.

I used my vintage locker baskets to display my favorite cookbooks. I love that I can see them through the wire and easily grab one when I need it.

Looking for a similar wire basket? I love (this option).

 

5. Use Shelves for What You Might Lack in Cabinet Storage Space

Shelves are an inexpensive way to add more space to your kitchen. I organized my pantry with some new shelves and I’m loving them! I can’t wait to show you my before and after pantry area. It’s still a work in progress, but getting there. If you can find a spare wall, try adding a shelf or two.

Shelves like this are very easy to find and install. (Here) are some similar shelves like mine. 

10 Clever Organization Ideas for Your Kitchen! Whether you are planning a new kitchen or need some smart Kitchen Organizing Ideas, you will find some great inspiration with these organization tips.

6. Use a Pegboard to Organize Plates

I love storing my plates in a drawer! The kids can reach them and it leaves space in my upper cabinets for other kitchen supplies. My cabinets came with a plate organizer that fits nice and neat inside of their cabinet drawers. You could make your own with a pegboard (like this here) to organize a kitchen drawer.

10 Clever Organization Ideas for Your Kitchen! Whether you are planning a new kitchen or need some smart Kitchen Organizing Ideas, you will find some great inspiration with these organization tips.

7. Create Cabinet Storage for Tea or Coffee Makers

I’ve always wanted a coffee bar, so with my new kitchen I made sure to designate an area just for coffee! I have electric outlets inside of a few cabinets and can hide my coffee maker, cups and more. I love that I can shut the doors and it looks nice and neat. You could also make a coffee bar area with a roll cart (option here).

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8. Use Soft-Close Wood Drawer Boxes for Cabinets

When designing my new kitchen I wanted to have a designated cook zone. With these nice wooden drawer boxes, I can easily pull them out to see what pots and pans I need. Find a (similar option here).

Pots and Pans pull out drawer - 10 Clever Organizing Ideas for Your Kitchen! Whether you are planning a new kitchen remodel or need some smart Kitchen Organizing Ideas for a weekend project, you will find some great inspiration with these home organization tips.

For my cooking zone, I made sure these pull out wood drawers and my drawer full of potholders and cooking utensils were within reach of my oven. 

I also have my iPad stand next to my mixer most of the time, so I can have recipes handy! My family knows this is my designated cooking zone and to steer clear when Mom is cooking. ha!

10 Clever Organization Ideas for Your Kitchen! Whether you are planning a new kitchen or need some smart Kitchen Organizing Ideas, you will find some great inspiration with these organization tips.

A food pantry is another way to use these fabulous pull out wooden box drawers! Find a (similar option here).

Kitchen Cabinet Organization and Storage Ideas - Food Pantry Pull Out Drawers

9. Keep Items You Use on a Daily Basis Together

Keep sandwich bags, parchment paper and foil together in a drawer near the refrigerator for storing away leftovers or putting school lunches together quickly. 

10 Clever Organization Ideas for Your Kitchen - drawer cabinet storage ideas.

I have all of my mixing and serving bowls in one cabinet, so when it’s time to bake or entertain, it’s all in one place.

10 Clever Organization Ideas for Your Kitchen! Kitchen cabinet storage tips.

 

I love finding pretty glass containers for kitchen storage.

A glass cookie jar can be used to store crackers, cereal and in my case cookie cutters! 

10 Clever Organization Ideas for Your Kitchen! Whether you are planning a new kitchen or need some smart Kitchen Organizing Ideas, you will find some great inspiration with these organization tips.

Glass containers and wire baskets are my favorite, because I can see what’s inside. Find my favorite glass containers (here).

Kitchen Organizing Ideas and Cabinet Storage - Glass Containers for Food Pantry

10. Store Small Kitchen Appliances Together for Easy Access

One of my favorite things about my new kitchen is having a cabinet just for small appliances! I moved my food around in my pantry and made room for more small appliances on the shelves. It’s great to see them at eye level, instead of stored under my counter like I used to have them.

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I hope you enjoyed these kitchen organizing ideas and cabinet storage inspiration!

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Originally published on February 9, 2017

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  1. I have honestly never heard of a two tier silverware drawer before! That is mindblowing! Also the beg board for organizing dishes in a drawer?! GAME CHANGER! Thank you so much for sharing these awesome tips and links!

  2. This would be such a cute way to keep the kitchen organized! Thank you so much for sharing! We are <a href="[Link deleted]our kitchen cabinets this month and I want to make sure that after that we keep everything organized and tidy! We will definitely be using some of your tips! Thanks again!

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