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24 Things To Make It Feel Like You Doubled The Space In Your Kitchen

You'll be so ~grateful~ for all the extra room when you're cooking dinner.

1. An over-the cabinet holder to utilize that space instead of just trying to shove more things in your cabinets and hoping for the best every time you open 'em (🤞).

Amazon

Promising review: "My kitchen had no convenient spot to store cutting boards. For the past few years, cutting boards have just been haphazardly stashed wherever they were least in the way. And by least in the way, I mean every time I tried to grab one or something else around it, cutting boards would fall all over the place in a chaotic, infomercial, I suck at everything kind of way. Chaos no more! They were easy to set up and fit perfectly over my lower cabinet. Freed up a ton of space for my pots and pans, and I can just pop open the cabinet and grab one from the bin. Fit about 3 thicker boards, and a bunch of the cheap plastic ones." —L. Ellison

Get it from Amazon for $14.47.

2. A three-tier basket so your fruit and veggies can ~hang~ out somewhere other than your precious counter space.

Amazon

Promising review: "This is a great hanging basket. It's well constructed, holds six large potatoes, five large onions, and lots of garlic on the top basket. It has excellent spacing between the baskets. I would recommend it to any cook that require more space. Excellent quality. I would purchase again." —Kimberly R. Conley

Get it from Amazon for $13.97.

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3. A closet organizer with six shelves you stick over the door so all your essentials aren't buried deep in the back of the pantry.

Walmart

Promising review: "This organizer was just what I needed in my new home. I have downsized from a residential house to a condominium and the kitchen storage is tiny. This organizer helps me use the pantry door for my most frequently used items. I would definitely recommend for those with small kitchen storage."—Deborah C

Get it from Walmart for $18.98.

4. A turntable organizer you'll have a-round for a long time because you won't have to fight about what products to keep at the front of your cabinet all the time.

Amazon

Promising review: "This holds all of my cooking oils and most-used seasonings. They now take up less room than they did before because they no longer have to be visible at the front! Now I just have to spin the lazy Susan and grab whatever I need." —Lone Wolf

Get it from Amazon for $9.02.

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5. A three-compartment lid organizer because plastic containers are the hardest to keep in a neat and orderly manner, I swear. Ugh.

Amazon

Promising review: "This mDesign Food storage lid organizer almost doubled my storage space as I could then just stack the bottoms together!" —Sue R.

Get it from Amazon for $12.99.

6. A magnetic knife holder that'll look so ~sharp~ on your wall or fridge and keep you knives out of your drawers.

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Promising review: "I love this knife holder. The magnet is SUPER STRONG. I read reviews where people said it was not, you need to remove the wall mount plate. I just put it on the side of our fridge to get more counter space. It feels very well made, everything stuck to it like a charm. There is NO WAY this is falling off the fridge. I will probably buy another one at some point. Great knife holder." —Rebecca

Get it from Amazon for $15.99.

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7. An adjustable bakeware rack you can customize to fit whatever products you have instead of trying to fit them into a space they clearly don't fit in.

Amazon

Promising review: "I was looking for ways to organize my cabinets. This rack is easy to put together and very durable. It is much nicer now to pull out a pan I need than to shuffle through a stack to get the right one. It also freed up more space in the cabinets for other storage." —Maureena K Jones

Get it from Amazon for $17.99.

8. A three-tier corner shelf for stacking your dishes on top of each other, without, you know, actually stacking them on top of each other so you don't have to struggle to gettgetng the biggest plates out from the bottom of the pile.

Amazon

Promising review: "These are great shelves! I had my large and small plates stacked on each other, and it was a hassle to get the larger ones out because I had to move the smaller ones. The shelving help create more space and in my cupboard, and I'm less likely to drop my plates!" —Kim F

Get it from Amazon for $14.87.

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9. A two-tier sliding basket that'll keep all those randomly shaped items together and ready to just slide out when you need them.

Promising review: "This fits well in our new cabinets, almost doubling the storage space. With narrow cabinet openings, this two-tier sliding basket works well." —Dennis Welch

Get it from Amazon for $24.97 (available in chrome and bronze).

10. A deluxe spice rack that will not only give you more space in your cabinet, but also prevent you from buying duplicates of spices when you *think* you're out of cumin, but really it's been hiding in the back the whole time.

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Promising review: "We loved this product, and it pretty much doubled our storage space in the cabinet. It allows for different ways to assemble it in a manner that best suits your personal needs." —Chris

Get it from Amazon for $27.99.

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11. A kitchen wrap holder because you will not be foiled again by your wraps, sheets, and foils being a hot mess in your pantry.

Amazon

Promising review: "This saved quiet a bit of cabinet space. Plus, it was easy to assemble, the perfect size, and seems strong enough to last." —kdblaisdell

Get it from Amazon for $13.87.

12. An expandable shelf you'll wonder how you ever lived without as you take your organization to new heights and use all the space in your cabinets.

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Promising review: "We downsized to a smaller apartment, and these stackable shelves were perfect to double up space in the cupboard. I highly recommend so you don't stress over getting rid of stuff!"—CHATHRI M

Get it from Amazon for $15.87 (available in silver and bronze).

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13. A slide-out storage tower to keep stuff out of sight because sadly we all can't have a walk-in pantry. Maybe one day...

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Promising review: "I have this in between my fridge and the wall. It's sturdy, easy to put together, the wheels roll easily, and it fits a variety of items, such as cans, jars, bottles, and boxes of cereal and pasta. I placed jars on the top rack and was then able to stack a couple of bags of flour on top of that as well. I cleared quite a bit of space in my cupboard—more than I actually thought I could originally. I'm very happy with this purchase." —JenH

Get it from Amazon for $25.99.

14. A corner shelf to help you take advantage of every nook and cranny in your kitchen, especially if it's small.

Amazon

Promising review: "This is a great little shelf. I live in a 1BR condo so space is a premium. This shelf sits beautifully in the corner and more than doubles my storage space. Took a little time to put together, but I'm still I'm very happy with this purchase. I definitely recommend." —BooyahBaby

Get it from Amazon for $23.19.

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15. A 36-pod K-cup drawer – place your machine on top of it so you'll have all your coffee essentials *together* and not somewhere else clogging up space.

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Promising review: "This is so much better than those K-cup holders that are like mesh screening. It is well built and sturdy enough to hold my Keurig machine filled with water. It has a drawer that pulls out easily and stays clean because it is enclosed. Plus, it doesn't take up too much room, especially as my Keurig sits on top of it. It's a double duty space saver! I would definitely recommend this storage device for all these reasons.'" —Linda Benson

Get it from Amazon for $16.99 (available in nine styles and colors).

16. A stackable can rack because there may be a lot you can do for your can storage, but this is a simple yet effective choice.

Amazon

Promising review: "This is a wonderful organizational tool. I bought cheap ones a few weeks ago and was very disappointed. I returned them and looked on Amazon for a higher quality item. This one was more than I planned on spending, but I couldn't be happier. It freed up a TON of space. The best thing about it is the dividers because it allows you to put all different sizes of cans."—MomDDS

Get it from Amazon $24.87.

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17. A wall rack with 10 hooks that'll take your storage to new ~heights~. Plus, it will be so much easier to cook when you can just grab the pot you need right off the wall.

Amazon

Promising review: "I moved to a new house didn't have a place for a large pot rack like we were used to. This was a great compromise and freed up a lot of cabinet space. Hang it upside down, and there's more space and more hooks." —Tanya T

Get it from Amazon for $35.99.

18. A silverware sorter designed to fit all your utensils together (on top of each other) in only half of the drawer (so you can fit all your other tools next to it).

Amazon

Promising review: "This takes up a fraction of the drawer space that a traditional cutlery tray does, which leaves room beside it for other utensils that are longer and wider. It held a set of stainless plus some steak knives and a couple of serving spoons. It doubled the amount of use I could get from a single storage drawer." —Amanda White

Get it from Amazon for $9.99 (available in gray and white).

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19. A six-piece refrigerator set to keep your food in such beautiful order, you'll actually want to open your fridge to cook dinner.

Amazon

Promising review: "I'm really happy with this. While only the thinnest containers fit in the door slots of my refrigerator, I have found that the ones that didn't fit neatly into other shelves in a useful way. This has probably given me about 60% more space than I had before." —mp17403824

Get it from Amazon for $28.99.

20. A tea bag organizer that'll cut down on the number of boxes you have in your pantry: each slot is big enough to hold at least 10 tea bags.

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Promising review: "This thing is amazing! I tossed 12 clunky cardboard boxes half-filled with tea bags, and now my countertop has much more space! I am ordering another one." —Barbara J.

Get it from Amazon for $24.99.

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21. A collapsible over-the-sink dish drainer that'll clear up your ever-so-coveted counter space and make you feel like you can cook a full five-course meal in your kitchen.

Amazon

Okay, maybe that's still a stretch, but the more counter space you have visible, the larger your kitchen will seem!

Promising review: "I rent a small house, and I don't have a lot of counter space. This dish rack is PERFECT!!!! It's stores away easily, and I can fit way more in there then I imagined. It seemed smaller when I opened it and put it in my sink, but it was deceiving. I'm a single person, but I cook a lot, and this is perfect for me. I would also think it would work well for a couple too." —Erin B.

Get it from Amazon for $19.37.

22. A set of under-shelf storage baskets because pantries never have enough shelves, and that's a fact.

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Promising review: "I had been wanting to move my foil, plastic wrap, etc. out of a kitchen drawer to make more room for dish towels. I hung two of these shelves under one of my kitchen pantry shelves and was able to fit all my wraps in one and assorted plastic baggies in the other. I wish I'd done that years ago. It really freed up space in my drawers! I haven't decided where to use the other ones yet, but I know they'll come in handy." —Floyd A Stanfill

Get it from Amazon for $28.99.

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23. A three-speed compact hand mixer with space to store the beaters inside so it fits nicely wherever you put it.

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Promising review: "I am beyond thrilled with this little mixer. My favorite thing about this mixer is the fact that it holds its own beaters. This thrills me because I can never find the right ones in the drawer that holds all of the other beaters from mixers I have or have kept for extras just in case. Anything that can save me time or space is right up my alley. It is a nice little mixer, and I would purchase it again." —tmj

Get it from Amazon for $19.99 (available in four colors).

24. And a wall-mounted plastic bag holder to keep them all compact and together so you can grab one whenever you need one. It's all about recycling and what we can do to be a little more green!

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Promising review: "I had a handmade bag to hold my plastic grocery bags, FOR YEARS!! When it finally tore so badly that I could no longer use it, I found this item. It's perfect! It's well made, has a stainless finish, and no sharp edges. It's mounted on the inside of my cabinet door, making it very convenient, and freeing up some space in my cabinet. It holds 25-30 bags, probably more if you really stuff them in. I really like this dispenser." —Cubby

Get it from Amazon for $14.97.

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My goal in life is to one day have a kitchen as nice as the ones Nancy Myers puts in her movies. *Sigh*

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Yes, Meryl is laughing at me because she knows that's probably never going to happen.

The reviews for this post have been edited for length and clarity.

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