Almost every kitchen could use more storage. Check out these 15 ideas!

February 20, 2018

Almost every kitchen could use more storage! Popular home design website Houzz gathered some of their most popular storage ideas for your viewing pleasure. Click through the slide show above using the small white arrows to view photos of each project.

The most popular storage ideas are:

Custom pantries – Including cubbies, built in baskets and organized shelving

Corner drawers – Make the most of every each of space in your kitchen, including an odd corner with a lazy susan cabinet or corner cabinet.

Specialized utensil drawers – Keep things off the countertops and organized, each gadget gets a spot.

Under sink pull out drawer – What a great idea. Install to be able to easily access cleaning products stashed under the sink.

Pull out trash cans – This storage idea hides the trash can behind matching cabinetry for a clean look

Cookie sheet drawer – A great idea for oversized items like racks, tins and cookie sheets. Neatly stored, easily accessed.

Appliance garages – This handy storage idea keeps small appliances handy but hidden away, counters clean.

Deep cabinets & pull out shelving – This idea gets you the extra storage of a walk-in pantry but without the walk-in. Instead, cleverly designed storage shelves can be pulled out for easy access.

Rolling cabinet/cart – This does double duty, especially in a small space. The cabinet itself holds storage and the mobile countertop can serve several purposes.

Special spice storage – What to do with all those different sized spice containers? Get a pull out cabinet that fits conveniently  in some dead space right next to the stove. Genius!

Mail storage station – An upgrade to the planning desk, this storage ide goes further with cubbies, slots and cabinets to organize everyday paperwork and planning material. A good place for a charging station, too.

Dish drawers – Some kitchens are being designed without upper cabinets. Dish drawers like this idea look like an easier way to access heavy dishes while the keeping the kitchen looking clean and spacious.

Built in pet bowls – Pets ARE part of the family. More than 53,000 Houzz members saved this idea as a nice improvement to keep pets close, but their “stuff” nicely housed.

Open Shelving – This style of storage has been popular for several years. Best for neat people with matching dishes …

Pull out shelving – Many newer kitchens already have these helpful storage drawers, but not all do! 52,000 Houzzers saved this idea to improve the functionality of their kitchen.


We hope you found these kitchen storage ideas useful.  Kitchens can sell a home, so consider some of them if remodeling to sell.

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