One of my favorite places to shop for home storage and organizing products is the Container Store. They are right up there with Ikea, as far as I am concerned, when it comes to budget friendly items. I started shopping with them long before I started this blog, and I continue to pick up great quality items from them to this day. So, I thought that I would let you in on what I think of as their best kitchen gadgets for this year.
(Paper Towels – Photo by TZS Design)
Paper towels are one of those things that just about everyone needs, but no one really knows where to place them. Most of us just go with the the old stand by – countertop holders. Obviously, those work just fine, but if you are looking for some more ingenious ways to hide away your paper towels, then you have got to check out these great ideas!
(Open Shelving – Photo by Erotas Building Corporation)
Have you considered having open shelving in your kitchen? Unless you have been living under a rock, you know that open shelving has become the “thing” to do. What with HGTVs Fixer Upper using them quite frequently to achieve Joanna’s signature farmhouse look, and the rise in popularity for the Rustic Industrial look, open shelving seems to be just about everywhere. But before you take that leap, let’s look at both the Pros and Cons of this design choice.
What’s old is new again! One of the newest trends is actually a throwback to a simpler time – retro kitchens. Appliance manufacturers may be the ones to thank for this fabulous idea, or perhaps they were just tapping into the desires of the public. At any rate, retro kitchens are popping up everywhere. These are just a few ideas and suggestions to help you get started.
If you are in need of some pantry organization, then this is the article for you! When you have a pantry the size of a bedroom, I guess it is easy to keep things neat and organized. After all, with so much room nothing should get cluttered. Unfortunately, most of us only dream of having such a spacious pantry.
In reality, we have to deal with smaller pantries, generally ones that end with shuffling cans and bags around in an attempt to locate that elusive product. Well, with a few easy to use, pantry organization tools, we can create additional space and make our pantries more efficient.