2 DIY Kitchen Organization Hacks for Easy and Neat Access

In today's tutorial, I’m going to share two affordable kitchen organization hacks that will transform your cluttered kitchen into a tidy and efficient space.

I’m going to show you how to create DIY spice storage for a drawer as well as a clever kitchen wall storage idea.

Let's get started!

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Spice rack idea with plastic frames

DIY Spice Storage

The first hack is a clever way to store spices in a kitchen drawer so they are neat and easy to identify. All you need are plastic frames!

Here's what to do:

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1. Remove the Inserts and Plastic Wrap

Start by taking the plastic frames and removing the paper inserts and any plastic wrap they may have.

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2. Arrange the Frames

Lay the frames face up in rows inside a drawer.

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3. Organize Your Spices

The real magic happens when you place your spices on top of these frames in neat rows. This creates a visually appealing and organized spice storage solution, eliminating the chaos in your spice collection.

DIY spice storage using Dollar Store frames

With this DIY spice storage setup, you'll have a tidy and easily accessible spice collection in your kitchen.

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Kitchen Wall Storage Idea

The next project offers a smart solution for keeping essential items within easy reach. It hangs on your wall, saving floor space while ensuring quick access.

Add hot glue to the top of the broom stick

1. Prepare the Broom Handle

Begin by taking a regular broom handle and applying some hot glue to the top.

Wrap macrame string around broom handle

Next, you need to wrap the broom in macrame cord.

Broom handle wrapped in macrame cord

This adds a rustic touch to the hanging baskets.

Gold baskets

2. Assemble the Mini Shelves

Grab those gold baskets you picked up, along with some zip ties.

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Secure the baskets to the wrapped broom handle using the zip ties.

Snip off extra plastic on zip ties

These baskets will serve as your mini shelves for your wall-mounted organizer.

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3. Find the Perfect Spot

Scout your kitchen wall for the ideal location to install this nifty storage solution. Two Command Hooks for Brooms, placed sideways on the wall, work perfectly for this purpose.

Allow a little time for the Command hangers to fully stick to the wall securely.

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With this simple yet effective setup, you've just created an affordable and practical kitchen wall storage solution. Use it to keep your produce, utensils, or any other items you want within easy reach in your kitchen.

More Kitchen Organization Hacks

Visit our How to Organize Kitchen Cabinets guide where you can discover additional tips and tricks to keep your home in tip-top shape.

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Kitchen Organization Hacks Tutorial

And there you have it, two fantastic and cheap storage solutions to bring order to your kitchen. Now, you can keep your kitchen space tidy and efficient without breaking the bank.

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I hope these kitchen organization hacks have inspired you to give your kitchen a makeover.

Thanks for reading, and if you have any more clever organizing tips or ideas, feel free to share them in the comments below.

Meredith - Arts & Classy
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  • Den34297916 Den34297916 on Oct 23, 2023
    I guess I don’t understand what the plastic is doing to begin with, there is no elevation of the different spices so basically your just laying them flat in the drawer?if your really excited about this pencil-marker in the name of each spice so they don’t lose their place.
  • Patty Kromka Pinker Patty Kromka Pinker on Oct 24, 2023
    How deep does your draw have to be for the spice (frame) organizers?I have shallow drawers, like for silverware.
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