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4 Must-Have Storage Options for Your Kitchen

Complete a tiny kitchen with these trusty picks

Photography: Marc Jao (Main Photo)

One of the easiest ways to keep a tiny kitchen pretty and tidy would be to invest in proper storage solutions, Aside from keeping cupboards, shelves, and drawers organized, you may also want to add chic containers and sturdy pieces to make the most of the space.

Here are four must-have picks that are functional and perfect for small spaces: 

Stand in the middle of your kitchen and look for unused areas. Turn an awkward corner or niche into a storge spot with this piece. Use it to store jars of ingredients, mugs, and wine glasses.

Perfect End Wall Unit, P6,800, Mobler.

A trolley is ideal in a small kitchen since you can move it from one spot to another minus the fuss. A bright green trolley can serve as an accent piece and perfect storage solution for pantry items, glasses, and small plates. It can also be used as a coffee station that you can place in the dining area during parties.

Green Trolley, P1,250, Mandaue Foam.

Do you find it hard to prepare meals in a kitchen with limited countertop space? Here's the best solution! A wooden kitchen trolley can serve as the extension of your prep area. You can also use it to store kitchen utensils, chopping boards, and other cooking must-haves. 

Wooden Kitchen Trolley, P8,995, SM Home.

Your trash bin need not be limited to tattered plastic bags and old pails. Give your kitchen a boost with this metal piece that you can put in a concealed corner.

Metal Trash Bucket, P1,195, True Value.

This snippet originally appeared in the August 2015 issue of Real Living Magazine. Minor edits have been made by the editors. Log on to for more details. 


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