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Your kitchen could sometimes resemble a battlefield after all the cooking is over. Here are some clever storage tricks to keep the peace.

Whether you’re a small space chef or the owner of an expansive kitchen with all the mod cons, it pays to get creative when it comes to storing and organising your gear.

Here are 16 crafty kitchen storage tricks that’ll give you the freedom to do what you do best… creating tantalising, taste bud-twisting, gastronomic delights:

Install stainless steel rails

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Install a standalone stainless-steel rail in your kitchen, at shoulder height, and you’ll have easy access to the tools of your trade – no bending or stretching required.

Repurpose shutters

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Tart up an old window shutter or louvre door, and you can organise your kitchen utensils, and make a trendy design statement at the same time.

Add freestanding shelves

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Attractive, utilitarian and mobile, freestanding open shelving with a classic twist is a practical solution for the busy butcher, baker and pastry maker.

Maximize space with creative shelving concepts

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Concept shelving that maximises unused space is an economical way of expanding kitchen storage, without compromising epicurean efficiency.

Upcycle old wooden wine boxes

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Robust, aromatic and with a rustic charm, old wine boxes and champagne crates can be repurposed for multiple kitchen storage applications.

Baskets for cutting boards

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Wicker baskets provide the ideal reach-in storage solution for multi-sized cutting boards.

Build a slimline slide out pantry

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Source: Classy Clutter

 

This slim and nifty DIY pantry slides neatly between the fridge and kitchen wall, and is hidden from view when not in use.

Store pans horizontally

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You can save space, and bring order to the kitchen, by storing pots, pans, pot lids and baking trays horizontally, instead of in unwieldly stacks.

Whack stuff above the window

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With a well-placed window shelf, you can utilise the dead space above the kitchen window, or you can create a stunning sash-effect.

Add a touch of class with a vintage armoire pantry

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A lovely old antique armoire, repurposed as a pantry, is just the thing for a classic, cottagey kitchen.

Unique DIY knife storage

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Source: A Craft Mix

 

Now that Kindle is the predominant readers’ choice, how about old hollowed out hardback novels, neatly tide up in twine, as a wonderfully creative DIY knife storage solution?

Repurpose the ladder

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An unused ladder, suspended horizontally from the kitchen ceiling, can act as makeshift shelf, and a ‘hook-and-hang ‘em’ tool.

Under-counter wine storage for tipplers

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Slick, elegant and accessible, the built-in under-counter wine rack is for those of us who indulge, unashamedly, in bacchanalian behaviour.

Built-in paper towel holder

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A recessed holder for paper kitchen towels is a neat and natty way of incorporating what is a necessary dab-and-wipe requirement into any family kitchen.

Plate holders for precision storage

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Plate holders are the safest, and most convenient way of stacking same-sized plates on flat surfaces and in drawers.

Table top ice ‘bucket’

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How about an ice bucket, carved into the counter top, for perfectly chilled wine that can be snatched and swigged while doing odd jobs around the kitchen?

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