It doesn’t matter how big your kitchen is, there is never enough space. So, to help you optimise your kitchen, we have complied a list of clever kitchen cupboard space savers.

If you’re someone who has everything piled up and tipping over, listen up! It’s time to make the most of every nook and cranny, and get organised!

Our Top Kitchen Cupboard Space Savers

1. Store your appliances inside the kitchen cabinet on a pull-out shelf.

Look at how much space you’ll save! Pull-out shelves can be a life saver particularly for small kitchens which really need the extra worktop space.
custom made lift out mixer on shelf in kitchen cabinet kitchen cupboard space savers

2. Hang up your pans on sliding hangers

Not only does this leave you with more room on the worktops, but, it also means that they’ll dry quicker!                                                           
Various pans hanging up in kitchen cabinet on pull out sliding hangers kitchen cupboard space savers

3. Integrate your dish drying rack into the kitchen cabinet

Who would have thought that a solution can be so cheap and quick?! This small change will help your plates dry quicker, and also avoid further breakages by keeping the plates stacked safely (and neatly)!


dish drying rack integrated in cupboard kitchen cupboard  space savers

4. Modify small drawers for storing utensils

Often, these drawers don’t even open! So you may aswell pry one open and attach a small tray on the inside to store small but useful items such as a sponge and cloth.


small front drawers of kitchen cabinet with small storage for utensils kitchen cupboard  space savers

5. Use office organisers to store your foil and cling film

Not only is this hack so cheap, but it also involves the least amount of DIY! 😉


office organiser as kitchen storage kitchen cupboard space savers

6. Pull-out drawers for storing fruit and vegetables

Not many people think of leaving fruit and vegetables in their drawers but it can really help food such as apricots and avocados ripen faster.


pull out storage fruit and vegetable in kitchen cabinet cupboards kitchen cupboard space savers

7. Add hooks to the inside of your kitchen cupboards


hooks in kitchen cupboards kitchen cupboard space savers

8. Add thin shelves to organise small tins and jars in your cupboards

Double up on the shelves by adding a second shelf!


thin shelves to organise small tins and jars in kitchen cupboards cabinet kitchen cupboard  space savers

9. Cabinet with integrated pull-out draws for pasta, grains and herbs

This is more for the adventurous DIY-er to practice woodworking skills!

Cabinet with integrated pull-out draws with handles for pasta, grains and herbs kitchen cupboard space savers

10. Sliding baskets for laundry integrated into your kitchen cupboards

Don’t hang your dirty laundry in public, instead, hide it in your kitchen cupboard!

Sliding baskets for laundry integrated into your kitchen cupboards kitchen cupboard space savers

Ingenious right? You’re now equipped with some great save saving ideas for the kitchen… which one will you try first?

Check out our other hacks too:

10 Clever Ways of Organising your Home

10 Simple Cleaning Tips To Make Old Things Look New

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