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



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



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


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7. Create more rows of 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


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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



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