The 25 Best Kitchen Storage Ideas for an Organized Space

Kitchens can collect a lot of clutter. Save space and a little sanity with these genius kitchen storage ideas.

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We Tried Magnetic Stove Shelf
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Stove Shelf

Topping our list of the best kitchen storage ideas, this smart stove shelf creates extra space out of thin air. The magnetic shelf sticks onto the top of the stove, creating a home for frequently used spices and oils. One writer tested the “TikTok Made Me Buy It“-worthy product and says it’s the kitchen update she didn’t know she needed.

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Decorative Turntable

We could go on and on about our love for Lazy Susans. They’re a genius kitchen counter organization idea because they corral all the essentials: Olive oil, balsamic vinegar, salt, pepper—you name it. Since it’ll be on display, it’s worth investing in a pretty one, like this acacia wood turntable. It’s 13-inches in diameter, which is perfect for organizing a little corner of the counter with frequently used items. Throw a cute houseplant on it to add some pizazz.

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Wooden Drawer Organizers
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Cutlery Organizer

This bamboo cutlery organizer is a top-rated Amazon product—and it’s clear why. As one of the best utensil organizers, it expands to fit most drawers and boasts plenty of compartments for organizing knives, forks, spoons and random kitchen gadgets. You might also like The Pioneer Woman’s expandable cutlery tray.

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Expandable Spice Rack
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Expandable Spice Shelf

Stuck learning how to organize your spices? This three-tiered spice shelf transforms cluttered cabinets in seconds. It expands up to 22-inches long for even the widest cabinets and makes it easy to see what’s all the way in the back. Meaning, no more fumbling around with the kitchen step stool to find what you need! Plus, the bamboo finish adds flair to otherwise ordinary cabinets. If you don’t keep spices in a cabinet, check out these other genius spice storage ideas.

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Sliding Pan And Lid Organizer inside a lower kitchen cabinet
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Sliding Pan and Lid Organizer

If you’re frustrated with the way you’re currently storing cookware lids, this sliding lid holder is the answer. Vertical dividers prop lids on their sides, freeing up extra space in cabinets. The best part? It slides forward so you won’t find yourself digging in the back. It’s one of the best pots and pans organizers money can buy.

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Bonus: This appliance slide mat for cookware will save you energy and protect your countertops, too.

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Mounted Coffee Cup Rack
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Mounted Coffee Mug Rack

Here’s one of the best kitchen storage ideas for the coffee bar area. Keep your cute coffee mugs on display with this industrial mounted rack. It adds character to a plain wall while freeing up precious kitchen cabinet real estate.

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Grocery Bag Dispenser
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Grocery Bag Dispenser

Plastic bags finally have a home thanks to this mounted grocery bag dispenser. It holds up to 30 plastic bags, and it comes with screws and adhesive tape for easy mounting on cabinet or pantry doors, a shelf or any clear wall space. Amazon shoppers could go on and on about the simplehuman plastic bag dispenser for instantly tidying up the pantry—it’s that good.

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Lynk Professional Pull Out Under Cabinet Organizer Sliding Shelf
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Sliding Shelf

This sturdy sliding shelf is ideal for organizing pots, pans and large kitchen appliances in a way that’s still accessible. Choose from a variety of widths and dimensions based on the size of your cabinets. By the way, if you keep your KitchenAid mixer on the counter, you need a sliding mat.

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Over The Door Pantry Organizer
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Pantry Door Utility Rack

Here’s a pantry organization tip you’ll wish you knew sooner: Over-the-door organizers are a convenient way to add space. We love this pick for pantries because it includes small and large baskets for holding canned goods, large chip bags or beverage bottles. Plus, the baskets can be rearranged without taking items out of their holders. Over 3,000 enthusiastic Amazon reviewers rave about how easy it assembles and that it practically doubles their storage space.

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Stackable Shelf Risers
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Shelf Risers

One of the hardest parts of organizing kitchen cabinets is making sure you’re getting the most use out of their space. And if they’re tall or deep cabinets (or an awkward mix of the two) it’s an even bigger feat—until now. These stackable shelf risers instantly add vertical space to kitchen cabinets and countertops, making them ideal for storing serveware or food.

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Water Bottle Storage Rack
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Water Bottle Holder

This free-standing water bottle holder works wonders for keeping copious amounts of water bottles organized. Plus, the shelves are height adjustable to fit even the largest of bottles (looking at you, Hydroflask). Place it in the cabinet with all of the kiddos’ (and your) best water bottles ready to grab at a minute’s notice.

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Like this? Check out these other genius ways to store and organize water bottles, too.

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Lid Organizer
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Lid Organizer

No matter how you stack ’em, plastic lids for storage containers can become a real mess. When we’re looking for kitchen storage ideas to save our sanity, we reach for this handy lid organizer. The game-changing lid organizing solution has adjustable dividers that help keep square or circular lids snug. How’s that for tidying up?

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Under-the-Sink Sliding Organizer
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Under-the-Sink Sliding Organizer

Take advantage of unused space under the sink with this two-tier sliding kitchen organizer for organizing cleaning supplies. We love how it screws right into the cabinet base, making it much more stable than similar sliding storage units.

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Clear Food Containers for dry foods pantry kitchen organization
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Dry Goods Containers

Ditch the flimsy packaging and save space with a set of our Test Kitchen’s favorite pantry storage containers. Each container is built with an airtight seal ensuring your baking supplies or other dry goods don’t go stale. The five-piece starter set is ideal for pasta, flour, sugar, oats and beyond. Pro tip: Add some character to the containers with pantry labels.

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Stackable Pantry Bins
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Stackable Pantry Bins

Investing in a few stackable pantry organization bins is a total game changer for a few reasons. They maximize vertical space in tall or deep cabinets and make it easy to maintain organization by categorizing a variety of goods. We like these open-concept stackable bins for the job because they’re deep enough for a few chip bags or boxes of granola bars. And they stack!

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Kitchan Cabinet Organizer
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Mudeela Pots and Pans Organizer

Not only does this kitchen cabinet organizer safely store pots, pans and even their lids, it’s adjustable to your space. Assemble it one of three ways depending on the size of cabinet: horizontal with pan handles sticking up (best for organizing baking pans, frying pans and cutting boards); vertical on one side; or vertical on both sides (this takes up the most cabinet space, but it’s best for fitting both pots and pans). Plus, the racks are adjustable, so pots and pans of all sizes can fit. You’ll be thanking yourself for installing the best-selling Mudeela pots and pans organizer every time you go to grab cookware.

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Fruit Hammock
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Hanging Fruit Basket

How fun is this fruit hammock? Shoppers love that it securely installs under cabinets to free up counter space. Not to mention the bright pop of color it adds to any kitchen. BRB we’re adding two to our carts immediately.

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Under Shelf Hanging Basket
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Under-the-Shelf Basket

Tall cabinet shelves often leave extra empty space ripe for the taking. Install an under-the-shelf basket to hold extra mugs, linens or ramekins. By the way, this KitchenAid attachments organizer also fits under cabinet shelves for smart storage.

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Adhesive Paper Towel Holder
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Adhesive Paper Towel Holder

There’s really no reason to keep paper towels on the counter when there are smart solutions like this adhesive holder. Choose the metal finish that matches your kitchen aesthetic and instantly free up counter space in the process.

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Over The Door Cabinet Storage
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Cabinet Door Storage

The inside of a cabinet door is the perfect place to store slender items. Add this over-the-cabinet door organizer to hold everyday essentials like foil, plastic wrap and cutting boards.

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Tea Carousel
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Tea Bag Carousel

Tea lovers, listen up! Flimsy cardboard tea packaging take ups too much space. Instead, organize your chamomiles, Earl Greys and herbals in this nifty tea carousel. It fits almost 60 tea bags and makes a neat caddy when hosting, too.

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Kitchen Sink Caddy
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Sink Rack

Don’t forget about the kitchen sink! This ergonomic sink caddy corrals sponges, Swedish dishcloths and soap. It even has a drip tray to catch water droplets from sponges.

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Hanging Wine Glass Rack
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Hanging Wine Glass Rack

If you don’t have a bar cart or are looking for a better way to store wine and cocktail glasses, we have good news. This easy to install wine glass rack securely attaches to any low shelf in the kitchen. You’ll thank yourself next time you’re hosting a party for investing in a wine rack or wine storage helper.

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Stackable Wire Baskets
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Stackable Wire Baskets

These wire baskets are about to be your new favorite produce keeper, potato storage container and onion holder all in one. The wire construction is ideal for proper ventilation, and they’re deep enough for all your root veggies and non-refrigerated produce. The bamboo tops are the cherry on top. Stack ’em or pair ’em side-by-side—the choice is yours.

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Keurig K Cup Storage Drawer
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K-Cup Drawer

The Keurig is one of our favorite single-serve coffee makers, but K-cups can quickly turn into an unsightly mess. The solution? This K-Cup drawer. It’s sturdy enough to support your Keurig on top, freeing up essential kitchen counter space.

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Madi Koetting
As Product Reviews Home Editor, Madi covers the best cleaning gadgets, organizing gear and home buys. She’s constantly testing internet-made-me-buy-it splurges and home goods—if there’s a viral product taking the internet by storm, you can count on Madi to give her honest review. Her work has appeared in various home outlets including Better Homes & Gardens, Reader’s Digest, The Family Handyman and Birds and Blooms. When she’s not decorating her apartment, you can find her sharing her favorite finds on Taste of Home’s social media platforms and scouring Denver for the best espresso martini.