14 space-saving kitchen ideas

As you head into retirement and begin to downsize your home or even if you already live in a retirement village unit, you’ll probably be looking for ways to maximise space and de-clutter the area. We’ve found 14 clever ways to save space in your smaller kitchen.

1. Use odd sized drawers to store things

drawers

 

2. Utilise the insides of your cabinets

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inside of cabinets

measuring spoons

 

Rags, gloves and pot holders

 

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3. Organise with a pegboard

pegboard

 

4. Put your backsplash to work with a magnetic knife strip

knife

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7. Create more rows of shelves 

Shelves

wall space

8. Magnet spice rack on your fridge

spice rack

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fridge magnet

9. Create rolling shelves or use Lazy Susans in your cabinets

rolling shelves

10. Utilise the side of your cabinets

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side cabinets

11. Use an over-the-sink cutting board to increase counter space

cutting board

12. Put shelves inside of your shelves

shelves

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13. File your baking sheets and cutting boards to prevent pile-up

File your bakeware14. Use a narrow rolling cart for multi-purpose storage

cart

 

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