Get inspired to organize your kitchen on a budget, and restore order in your home.
No matter what area of your kitchen is causing stress –
from disorderly cabinets to a messy fridge:
cluttered countertops, unorganized drawers, pantries, and spice cabinets that are out of control…
I promise there’s an easy solution in this collection of 40 ideas that organize your kitchen on a budget from top to bottom!
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40 Ways To Organize Your Kitchen On A Budget
When your surroundings are cluttered, and you start to get that anxious feeling that your life is spiraling out of control – it’s time to take action.
Your first instinct may be to take on everything.
But guess what?
If you bite off more than you can chew, that stress knot in your stomach is only going to get worse.
I know I’m sharing tips that organize from top to bottom, but I want to encourage you to take one small step at a time.
If things are way out of hand and you have zero time – start with one drawer.
This one small act of tidying up and de-cluttering one project to completion will give you a sense of accomplishment that will motivate you beyond belief.
Now, let’s walk through these organization hacks and see how we can get you to that feeling of control:)
Take a look at this idea to organize your kitchen cabinets with tons of vintage charm. Bonus: This one comes with free printable labels! Get the details on Bless’er House
Overwhelmed by your pantry?
I know, right?
Check out this dollar store pantry makeover that shows how you can go from cluttered to calm on the cheap! Via How to Nest for Less
Take a look at this posh pantry makeover and organization ideas! The chalkboard painted wall is brilliant! Get inspired on Polished Habitat
DIY Pantry Organizer
Love this pantry tutorial Kristyn offers for a shelving unit. She walks you through the DIY step-by-step, and it’s a project you can do this weekend-as in start it & finish it:) Get the details on Lil Luna
Space Saving Food Organizer
Short on cabinet space? This roll-out cabinet DIY project could change your life! (Total cost was $110!!!)
Get the step-by-step tutorial on Classy Clutter
Who says spices have to go inside the cabinet? This idea for housing spices on the inside of the pantry door is super clever. You can read all about it on See Vanessa Craft
Magnetic Spice Rack
This fabulous idea for a perfectly organized magnetic spice rack also comes with a free printable.
Now there’s no excuse to have 5 half-full containers of Garlic Powder in your possession! 🙂
Find out all the details on A Cultivated Nest
Maybe the secret to organizing your kitchen spice cabinet is as easy as using Ikea jars & chalk markers? Find out on Hometalk
Dollar Tree Spice Organization Idea
Total Cost including labels? $9! Find out how to do it on The Social Home
Organize Measuring Cups
Not only is this fabulous for keeping your cups together, but having the conversion chart & measuring equivalents handy is genius! See it on Tidbits from the Tremaynes
Cabinet Door Conversion Chart
Here’s another brilliant way to add a conversion chart to your cabinet door using vinyl & a Silhouette. You can get all the details on how to do it on Infarrantly Creative
Cabinet Space Saver
Is there anything a Mason Jar can’t do? See this kitchen organization hack on Table for Two
Related: 27 Mason Jar Gifts in a Jar
Space Saving Cake Stand Idea
A cute & clever idea for repurposing a dollar store cake stand to save counter space. Find the details on Natalie Wright
Space Saving Wire Baskets
Remodelista uses wire baskets to utilize every inch of space in a small kitchen with limited storage!
Use paper cones decorated with decoupage fabric or paint to save counter space & organize your kitchen. Get the 411 on DIY Enthusiasts
Mason Jar Storage
Use mason jars to store spatulas & serving pieces! Get the details on For Rent
For less than $10 you can custom build a drawer divider, and keep silverware in its rightful space. Find out how on Kevin & Amanda
Get the most out of your kitchen drawer with this DIY from Remodela Casa
Put an end to missing lids with this organization hack via Better Homes & Gardens
Here’s an easy do-it-yourself way to organize your kitchen on a budget-these clear bins are from the dollar store!
Find the details on Unlikely Martha
Hanging Kitchen Organization
Upscale a an old ladder into a hanging pot rack.
It’s an easy and fun project that can be completed from start to finish in a weekend! See the details on Fab from Drab
Organize your kitchen on a budget – with style!
Copy this clever idea and hang your favorite go-to pots and pans on the end of your counter or kitchen island! See this & other amazing kitchen ideas on The 2 Seasons
The Do-It-Yourself solution to organizing your baking pans! See the tutorial on Two Feet First
Put unused space to work by using a tension rod to hang spray bottles! While you’re at it, hang a few hooks on the cabinet door to gold trash bags or small baskets for scrub brushes!
Find the details on A Thousand Words
Make life easier, and more organized by hanging garbage bags on the inside of cabinet doors! Find out how on Pump Down
Use the space on cabinet doors to hang the lids! These cabinet door organizers are super handy!
They are using an Ikea KNUFF magazine file on the sides of cabinet doors to hold aluminum foil, plastic wrap, and other boxes that otherwise take up space in the cabinet!
Another idea-more of a B-U-Y than a DIY, but I love the look & it does a fabulous job keeping garbage bags in their place! See the details on Driven by Decor
Store grocery bags in a Lysol wipes container! Why did I not think of that???? See it on Glue Sticks & Gum Drops
Corner cabinets are where we lose almost everything. I was convinced they were impossible to keep organized.
So, when I saw this idea for a glammed up DIY Corner Cabinet Lazy Susan I may have gotten a little too excited.
No one in my family shared my enthusiasm:((
Please come back and tell me I’m not crazy for being so stoked- check it out on IHeart Organizing
Consider adding a power strip to the back of a kitchen drawer to create a docking station and cord organizer! Find this DIY on Houzz
Tired of looking at tangled cords? Check out this awesome solution you can easily DIY on the cheap from Dreaming in DIY
Cover cords with foam pipe insulation, and then paint it the color of your room-voila!
No more ugly cords! See this idea on Family Handyman
This idea from Apartment Therapy proves that drawers and cabinets are optional!
Use a pegboard (super cheap) to hang pots & pans. Read more on Apartment Therapy
Another fab & cheap way to organize a small space using a pegboard to hang the essentials!
Store everything in clear bins – They make it easy to spot what you’re looking for, and if there’s a spill you can wash them in the dishwasher! See it on Shelterness
Or you can go with these cubes from the dollar store! Find out more on The Domestic Geek Blog
One quick spin will get you to all of your condiments-ASAP.
P.S. I wonder if Susan was upset that her clever idea will forever be known as “lazy”? 🙂 See the idea on A Casarella
Is your freezer a mess?
Make it functional by following the simple steps outlined in this DIY project from A Bowl Full of Lemons
And then fill your freezer with healthy meals so you don’t have to worry about dinner for the month. Boom. You are rocking this:)
Freezer drawers offer a ton of opportunity for storage. The key is maximizing the space! Check out this this freezer drawer DIY on Keys to Inspiration
Did I Miss Anything?
Which tip from today’s line-up are you going to try first?
Or maybe I didn’t mention your favorite way to organize your kitchen on a budget?
Either way, please let me know by leaving a comment below!