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Must-Do: 4 Kitchen Storage Ideas

Create a well-organized kitchen with these clever solutions


In any home, storage is given utmost importance. Since the kitchen is a place for activities such as cooking and occasional dining, it is crucial that you keep it clean and organized. To avoid a cluttered space, you must maximize every inch of storage space. Let these four ideas guide and inspire you.

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Utilize open shelves.

To accommodate items with varying heights, having adjustable shelves is a must. Interior designer Vera Villarosa shares, "It will save space for smaller items, too, as the distance between the tiers can be adjusted accordingly." 

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Consider having a pull-out pantry.

To have an easy access to your canned goods and boxed items, try adding a pull-out pantry to your counter. The sliding feature of this piece makes it a must-have in every busy kitchen. It also helps conceal clutter in the space.

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Consider having a secret door.

"Secret doors" or doors that blend with the walls are gaining popularity as they help conceal cabinets and closets. You may opt to have a secret door that leads to a hidden pantry in your kitchen. By doing this, you get to avoid a cluttered space --- especially when preparing meals.

RL Tip: Conceal your secret door by painting it with the same color as your kitchen walls. 

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Have a multipurpose counter.

Do you live in a condo? Maximize your small space by having a multipurpose counter that has shelves underneath to make room for your kitchen appliances and utensils.

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