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20 Compact Kitchen Organizers Under $20

Lack of space shouldn’t stop you from living large in the kitchen. Get organized and find a place to keep all your utensils, dishware, cookware and gadgets.

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Collapsible Colanders

Save some space in the cabinet with this set of three collapsible colanders ($19). Great for draining pasta and washing fruit and vegetables, they are also safe for the dishwasher. When you’re done, just collapse them and stack or store them upright in a slim spot.

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Pot and Lid Organizer

Don’t let pots and pants take up all that valuable cabinet space. This kitchen rail rack ($17) allows you to hang those pans and lids, freeing up the cabinet for other items. You can also use the rack to hang utensils. Try some of Taste of Home staff’s favorite kitchen storage ideas.

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Slim Storage Baskets

These slim plastic storage baskets ($10) will help you keep your pantry organized. They are thin enough to fit in most cabinets. Use them to store snacks, small bags of chips and even spices. Here are pantry organization ideas you’ll wish you knew before.

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Roll-Up Drying Rack

Save valuable counter space with this roll-up dish drying rack ($17) that can be placed right over the kitchen sink. Its sturdy design can hold heavy pots and frying pans, along with dishes, glasses and flatware.

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Floating Shelf

If you’re short on cabinet space, try a floating shelf ($15). Use it as a spot to grow herbs, as a spice rack or to store utensils.

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Collapsible Measuring Cups

These collapsible measuring cups ($10) will save space in your drawers or cabinets. They are dishwasher safe and come with a set of measuring spoons. Here’s how to declutter your kitchen in a few easy steps.

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Under Sink Storage

A shelf or two in a lower cabinet or under the sink will give help you utilize even more storage space. This shelf ($16) will help you organize pots and pans, serving bowls or even kitchen cleaning supplies.

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Can and Bottle Stacker

If you have limited refrigerator space, these bottle and can stackers ($10) will help you store more items in a limited space. You can also use them in the pantry to store canned items, such as soups, tuna and pet food. On a tight budget? Try these tips for stocking your pantry on a budget.

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Collapsible Food Storage Containers

This set of four collapsible food storage containers ($14) is also stackable for small-space storage. They are safe for the microwave, freezer and dishwasher and have easy-to-snap-on lids. By the way, here are foods everyone stores all wrong.

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Wall-Mounted Fruit Basket

Get fruit off the counter with this wall-mounted fruit basket ($18). Use one or several for storing everything from fruit to onions and even utensils. The basket can be hung from a screw, nail or hook.

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Wine Glass Rack

Wine glasses can be difficult to store in small spaces, so a try rack that allows you to hang glasses under a cabinet shelf. A pair of these racks ($14) hold up to six large wine glasses and they also work for mugs. Speaking of wine glasses, here are some gifts that any wine lover will appreciate.

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Dish Organizer

This three-tier shelf ($14) will help you store plates, lids and pans in your cabinet. “I bought two of these and love them,” said one buyer. “I wanted something that allowed me to stack the dishes without setting them on top of each other, and also looked nice since they’re visible through glass cabinet doors. I’m very happy with them.”

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Nested Mixing Bowls

These mixing bowls ($19) are designed to nest together, so they take up less room on your shelf. They are dishwasher, microwave and freezer safe and each set includes six bowls—one for just about every task. Here’s what you need to know about your vintage Pyrex bowls and dishes.

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Under-Shelf Wire Basket

When it comes to kitchen organization, don’t neglect the space under cabinets and shelves. This slip-on shelf basket ($14) can be used on the underside of shelves to store items such as foil and food wrap, dish towels and napkins. You can also use it in a pantry for more efficient food storage.

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Magnetic Knife Strip

magnetic knife strip ($18) allows you to get that heavy, bulky knife block off the counter so you have more workspace. This 16-inch magnetic knife bar can also be used to hang some kitchen utensils. These are the kitchen mistakes everyone needs to stop making.

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Over-the-Sink Cutting Board

Short on counter space? This over-the-sink cutting board ($14) extends to fit the width of your sink for mess-free cutting and cleaning. The handles allow for easy opening and closing and it is easy-to-clean. Want more options? Here are the best cutting boards on Amazon.

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Wall-Mounted Broom and Mop Organizer

Keep your kitchen mop and broom in place with this wall-mounted organizer ($14). Great for small spaces, it holds up to 35 pounds and is easy to install. Use it to hang cleaning items, along with pot holders and other hard-to-store items.

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Drawer Dividers

Draw dividers help you keep all your silverware, utensils and gadgets organized. These mix-and-match organizers ($15) will help you neatly store items of all shapes and sizes. “We love these! They’ve helped not only organize our drawers but make much more space as well,” said one reviewer.

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Lid Organizer

Say goodbye to mismatched lids. This lid organizer ($20) will help you find the right lid when you need it. Available in two sizes, it will work in most kitchen cabinets and the dividers are adjustable. Read our review for the full scoop. These Marie Kondo organization tips will change your life in minutes.

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BINO Refrigerator, Freezer, Kitchen Pantry Cabinet Organizer Plastic Bin with Handle, Clear Plastic Storage Bins Refrigerator Organizer Bins Fridge...via

Pull-Out Freezer Bin

If you’re constantly pulling certain products out of the freezer—looking at you ice, and, if we’re being honest, ice cream!—it’s worth investing in a bin with a pull-out handle ($9). This budget-friendly buy will fit right in with your other storage containers, and the clear design makes it easy to see when you’re running low.

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