No matter the size of your kitchen, you probably wish it had more storage space. And since the choice to remodel isn’t one to take lightly—in fact, the kitchen is the most expensive room in a house to renovate—sometimes we have to settle for smarter storage rather than more.
Here are seven DIY ideas for staying organized, using space more efficiently, and cleverly customizing your kitchen to meet the demands of your lifestyle:
1. CURTAIN ROD SHELF DIVIDERS
Take advantage of taller pantry shelves and try using curtain tension rods as support dividers for sheet pans, cutting boards, and serving ware. Learn more at Martha Stewart.
2. DIY SLIDING STORAGE RACK
Mallory devised this genius kitchen storage storage: a custom-built storage rack for canned goods that slides into that sliver of unusable space between the refrigerator and the wall. Visit Classy Clutter for the full how-to.