As you know, I'm a professional organizer. In my challenging Los Angeles galley kitchen, I use different storage solutions to systematize what is in each area. For the most part, because I buy in limited quantities so I don't have to worry about expiration dates.
Each time I go shopping, I go through the laborious task of transferring dry goods like rice, flour, white sugar, quinoa and brown sugar into clear uniform modular storage. It seems like the only way I can cram as much into the space as I can, is to compact and store items in the same packaging. I also close the cabinet doors so light does not ruin the contents.
Vintage-inspired ceramic "coffee cans" from World Market/Cost Plus store spices and coffee and some protein powder.
Small tag-sale or flea market trays and cobalt blue cruets not only hold oils and vinegars but the trays define how much I can buy at one time.
A stainless shelf riser shows what I have and makes maneuvering easy.
Labels go on everything so I can see without guessing. Also helps guests find what they need without asking. I also adjust my shelving height. Now, if that was not possible, I have done this with clients.
I snapped this picture for Instagram (follow me here by the way).
Like many people, I need to make the most use out of what space I have. What kind of kitchen do you have? What crazy storage solutions have you dreamed of? Share them in the comments section below or shoot us a message on our Twitter account.
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