15 Brilliant Products to Help You Organize Your Kitchen
Because spring cleaning season is right around the corner.
With the holidays behind us, we're ready to take charge of our kitchen space. As the weather gets warmer, it's the perfect opportunity to bust open the windows and tackle the clutter. If you're not the biggest fan of deep cleaning, don't worry — we've got your back. With these must-have products, whipping your kitchen into shape has never been easier.
BUY IT: The Container Store, $49.99
Storing lids is such a hassle — the handles and rounded designs make them near-impossible to stack safely. With this pull-out holder, your pan lids will be neatly arranged and easy to reach. The rack holds up to 18 lids, but can also store cookie sheets, cutting boards and shallow pans.
BUY IT: The Container Store, $19.99
Got a cabinet full of half-open cereal boxes? Organize your space (and keep that cereal fresh) with these airtight dispensers. The containers can easily fit into cabinets and shelves, and the tapered design allows cereal to pour easily — no more spillage!
BUY IT: Amazon, $8.95
Let's be honest about your spice rack — there's probably tons of half-used bottles that either lost their potency or haven't been used in years. By displaying your spices with these simple magnets, it's easy to see how often you use each spice, whether you're running low or if you already have duplicates of certain bottles.
BUY IT: Amazon, $24.99
Why take up space with half-empty boxes of tea and loose teabags? Thanks to this compact organizer, all your tea will be organized in one neat space. Pro-tip: To keep your tea fresh and protect its flavor, store the tea bags in a dark, dry cabinet.
BUY IT: Uncommon Goods, $65
We've all been there — when you grab a banana from the top of the fruit bowl, you uncover a forgotten avocado that's about four days past its prime. With this smart storage fruit bowl, your produce is organized by ripeness, with not-quite-ready fruit resting in a vented glass bowl. Small enough to fit under a cabinet or on a kitchen island, this bowl is a must-have for the organized kitchen.
BUY IT: Amazon, $12.87
We know there's a cupboard in your kitchen that's teeming with sandwich bags, plastic wrap, aluminum foil and parchment paper. Refresh that space with this ultra-convenient kitchen wrap organizer, which holds up to three wraps per row.
BUY IT: Amazon, $13.97
Store your cutting boards with ease thanks to this over-the-door organizer. The steel shelf is narrow enough to store cookie sheets, cutting boards and kitchen wrap — without taking up valuable cabinet space.
BUY IT: Amazon, $31.99
Thanks to these storage bins, your fridge will look better than ever. The containers come in assorted sizes, with drawers for eggs, soda (or sparkling water!) cans, produce and more. Plus, because you can pull the whole bin out of the fridge, outdoor cooking is a breeze — say goodbye to multiple trips from the fridge to the yard!
BUY IT: Crate & Barrel, $39.95
This nifty knife-holder uses a cork and rubber compound to store knives without coming into contact with other cutlery. Though it's small enough to fit in a drawer, the wooden docking station would look great on countertops as well.
BUY IT: Sur La Table, $9.95
From sealing snacks to hanging up shopping lists, these handy clips can do it all. Each clip comes with a magnet on the back, making it perfect for sticking on your fridge or in a cabinet. Plus, with a properly clipped bag, your chips and pretzels will never go stale again.
BUY IT: Amazon, $24.80
Chances are, there's a few lid-less containers kicking around your kitchen. To avoid losing lids (or containers), keep them safe with a food storage organizer. This one is small enough to fit in a drawer or cabinet and can adjust to meet the sizes of your containers.
BUY IT: Sur La Table, $259.95 and up
Running out of cabinet space? This elegant stand serves a dual purpose — it frees up storage and serves as kitchen décor. Use the stand for your favorite pots and pans, cookbooks, tea kettles and more.
BUY IT: Williams Sonoma, $79.95
Exclusive to Williams Sonoma, this ceramic knife holder is great for knives of different sizes and sets. The slot-free interior allows you to insert knives and other tools, like kitchen shears, into any free space.