We are so excited to have a guest blogger today. Lisa specializes on the subjects of home remodeling, home improvement, and the organization of storage units, including storage units in Virginia Beach and storage units in Tallahassee. Thank you Lisa for your great tips on kitchen organization.
How to Get the Most Out of Your Kitchen Space
Using your kitchen space wisely, no matter the size of your kitchen, will help you ensure that things don’t become cluttered and the aesthetic value of your home isn’t compromised. Unfortunately, it’s not always easy to use the space you have in your kitchen to its full advantage, particularly if you have a lot of kitchen supplies and appliances. Here are a few things you can do to make the most of your kitchen space and avoid clutter:
Keep Your Cabinets Organized
Kitchen cabinets can easily become disorganized when you try to store too much in them. It’s generally a good idea to install some hanging racks for your pans and some shelves on your kitchen walls for miscellaneous kitchen items like teapots that can serve both decorative and functional purposes.
Reconsider Your Kitchen Table
A long, large kitchen table comes in handy for dinner parties and family gatherings. However, you probably don’t usually need a large kitchen table. The bigger your kitchen table is, the less space you have in your kitchen for everything else, and the more cramped your kitchen can feel. Consider investing in a small table for your kitchen that will accommodate you and your immediate family sufficiently.
Remember That Less is More
There’s no need to hold onto those faded, torn oven mitts or that toaster oven that barely works anymore. Every few months, go through the things in your kitchen and try to get rid of some of what you aren’t using anymore. This will help you keep things de-cluttered and organized. Plus, it will clear up some space for any new kitchen items or appliances you purchase.
Keep Decorations Simple, Attractive, and Sparse
Over-decorating your kitchen can make it appear cluttered and busy. So, hang a few attractive plates and other decorations on the walls, but keep it simple. Your kitchen will appear more spacious with fewer decorations.
So, organize, downsize, and simplify to make the most of the space in your kitchen!