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11 smart and creative storage solutions for small kitchens

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Thinking of ideas to decorate and upgrade your small kitchen with storage in mind? The team at homify have your back in this creative storage feature, with 11 awesome perfectly smart ideas to maximise storage, improve the layout and add a stylish elegance to your kitchen. Interested? Well, let's take a look at these fantastic tips and tricks and see how to recreate these great storage spaces in your home.

1. Eclectic and fun

eclectic Kitchen by Johnny Grey
Johnny Grey


Johnny Grey

Circular and colourful cupboards, wooden elements and everything in its place makes this kitchen an ideal design for a fun-loving family.

2. Jars

Those bulky and unsightly boxes should be replace with classic and easy to clean glass jars. Store everything from pasta to oats and you'll add a vintage flair to your space too.

3. Shelves

country Kitchen by Humphrey Munson
Humphrey Munson

The Thatched Cottage, Suffolk | Modern Soft Grey Country Cottage Kitchen

Humphrey Munson

There's nothing wrong with old-fashioned shelves in your kitchen, these are perfect for those everyday plates and bowls that you'd like to keep at hand.

4. Grocery cupboard

A tall grocery cupboard is key to always having stock of your favourite tinned foods and essentials.

5. Use the walls

modern Kitchen by Estúdio 102
Estúdio 102

Bar Gourmet

Estúdio 102

Even though your kitchen may have limited cupboards, it would be wise to utilise your walls for extra storage. This will keep sharp knives out of the way, adding a bit of industrial detail to your kitchen.

6. Pull out shelves

country Kitchen by NAKED Kitchens
NAKED Kitchens

Intelligent Kitchen Storage Solutions

NAKED Kitchens

You don't need to reach far into your cupboard anymore, pull out shelves are an amazing addition to a smart kitchen.

7. For the cups

industrial Kitchen by The Plate Rack
The Plate Rack

The Mighty Plate Rack

The Plate Rack

Hang your cups from the kitchen for a touch of rustic elegance.

8. One of each

We've all had the experience of three tin openers, four whisks and two broken potato peelers, it's important to get rid of clutter. Throw away the broken utensils, its pointless hoarding them all… just in case.

9. Odd corners

country Kitchen by Tim Jasper
Tim Jasper

Harbourside kitchen

Tim Jasper

You don't have to forget about including a drawer in an odd corner of your kitchen, it may just be a fantastic carpentry challenge.

10. Hang them

Hang large pans and utensils on your kitchen wall.

11. U-shape

Or maximise cupboard space with this sleek U-shape layout. Here's how to Get the right kitchen bench for your budget

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