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10 Photos Of HyperOrganized Kitchens Thatll Make You Swoon
10 Photos of Hyper-Organized Kitchens That’ll Make You Swoon
Strategies tidy homeowners use (like color) to make things look pretty.
Some people have a special knack for making everything seem so put-together in their kitchen, so prettily organized — without buying expensive things.
How do they do it?
They Use Color to Help Them OrganizeImage: @lifeinjeneral
Green glasses go on top …
Blue plates go on the bottom …
Brown mugs go on the right …
Color makes things pretty. By putting like-colors together, you create a sense of order and a way of mentally picturing where something is.
Plus, it makes a large pantry look put-together.
Like this mint green and gold one:Image: Polished Habitat
Or this black and white one:Image: @thedowntownaly
Black and white is probably the most flexible color scheme. In the pantry above, the white pulls together the different canister shapes. The black wire baskets tie into the color scheme to help “tidy” the chaos that is supermarket food.
They Use a Grid
Whether it’s easy to see …Image: Todd Gieg, photographer | Don Foote Contracting, designer
or not …Image: Julien L. Balmer/Stocksy
Having things lined up just looks neater. You can make the same in-wall coffee-mug grid above by removing the drywall between two studs in a wall and inserting some basic shelves.Read More InCreating Storage Between the Studs in Your WallsA grid helps you do that.
They Use Clear, Same-Shape Containers for StaplesImage: Vivian Johnson
Makes it easy to see what you have, and how much. Time saved.
They Use Consistent LabelingImage: Elizabeth Saypol of Morrissey Saypol Interiors
Imagine how much messier that drawer would look if the labels and jars were all different shapes, sizes, and colors. (Now only if they were alphabetized …)
But it’s this fridge …Image: Ann Faber, Marketing Communications Manager at InterDesign, Inc.
And this freezer drawer …
… that have us swooning.
Shape, function, containers, grid, and the color (wow!). Makes you want to clean out your fridge now.Improve, Organize & Maintain, Storage Ideas & Hacks
has bought four homes, sold three, and downsized into an urban home less than half the square footage of her old one. She has 20 years of editing experience, most recently at HGTV, which inspired her to do some DIY, and to know when it pays to hire a pro. Follow Lara on Google+.
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