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I have been reading different ideas here on ThriftyFun, and looking on line for frugal ways to redo my under the kitchen sink, bathroom sinks, my kitchen drawers, my food cabinets and pans, etc. I really made out very well after doing a lot of searching, I found the best pricing and best variety at Walmart.com
I also covered a useless wall in my kitchen where only my phone hung out by putting up a cork board, then mounting my phone back on it. Now I can use it as a message board, pin a recipe on it, as it is on the left side of the working counter where I do all my cooking/baking work. And I like the look.
I am happy with all the new changes. Oh, I also did my closet over with two white two tier racks for shoes.They were so cheap in price! You have to check out "organizing your kitchen/closets".
I live in a small apartment and have limited storage space. I love to bake and have lots of odd size pans and casserole dishes. I purchased several small plastic crates similar to a milk crate. These fit neatly in one lower cabinet. One holds my baking pans and cutting boards standing on end like books on a shelf and the other holds my odd shaped glass dishes in the same manner. These will not fall over when one is removed because of the limited space between them. I can find them easily and I don't have to climb up to reach a top cabinet.
By thegranwan from Waveland, MS
This will help the vertically challenged person, such as I, to utilize those top shelves while being able to reach things. I arrange my cereal and cracker boxes like books on a shelf and I can reach the front edge and get them down. This also helps with those boxes which are too tall to stand upright on the shelf.
Cut down a box lid to custom fit the shelf in your cupboard to place pans or dishes on, grab and slide out for easy reach and storage!
By Deb from Woodland, CA
This is a spice container (upside down so you can see the lid), inside a peanut butter jar inside a mayo jar. As long as the smaller one goes through the other loose enough to get out easily, then you are good to go!
I do the same thing with plastic containers to save room too. Little Rubbermaid, inside larger Tupperware, inside larger Sterilite, and so on. Hope this helps!
By Sandra from Salem, OR
Conventional storage in many cupboards in the home leaves a lot of wasted space. To maximise this space I have added 'intermediate' shelving.
When I had to open my utensil drawer to put away the pancake turner, I would look around and see what else needed to be put away in that drawer while I had it open.
Upon cleaning out my cupboard this last time, I found that placing everything into plastic ziplock bags or container made everything easier to get to and to organize.
A Lazy Susan cabinet can be a very efficient way to store things. This is a guide about organizing a lazy susan cabinet.
Go to dollar store and buy small plastic baskets to fill with products like oil, vinegar, spices, marsala wine, vanilla extract, etc. and then put them in your cabinets...
The inside of your cabinets can provide some excellent organizational space. Put some hooks at the back of the cabinet or attach a piece of pegboard or cork board in the back and use this space to hang small kitchen utensils, pot holders, and various other small items.
This is a guide about organizing baking pans and cookie sheets. Baking pans, cookie sheets, and other bakeware can be difficult to organize. They come in many different sizes and configurations.
Don't stack things too deep, making things easy and convenient to get in and out of your cupboards and closets.