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Corner spaces in lower cabinets usually go unused, but this slim space is just the right size for storing tablecloths, napkins, or dish towels. Install a wire rack to hang linens. Here, the door was removed to show the linens.
When remodeling your kitchen, customize drawers to fit your needs. In this kitchen, special drawers are just deep enough to hold a wine bottle. These drawers store several bottles of wine on their sides.
Create a work center in the kitchen and save space by installing tucked-away surfaces. Here a door flips down and a butcher-block surface slides from under the countertop when it's time to bake. Use the drawers and cabinets around the area to hold necessary supplies.
Keep your kitchen knives handy and safe with these smart features. A built-in cutting board is conveniently hidden above the drawer and slides back to reveal knife storage. The magnetic strip at the bottom of the drawer prevents sharp blades from sliding around. These magnetic strips are available at housewares or storage-solution stores and can be easily retrofitted into any cabinet drawer.
A flip-down door below the microwave reveals a gliding shelf for small appliances.
In times past, bottom-of-the-range storage consisted of a single oven drawer stuffed to the brim. But these below-cooktop compartments allow ample room beneath the burners for pots, pans, and matching lids. What's even better is that they keep pots and pans close to where they're used most.
Limit overhead lifting in your kitchen by storing dishes in low drawers near a sink or dishwasher. Peg-and-board inserts can be sized to fit existing drawers and adjusted to secure stacks of bowls and plates.
An extra-low tow-kick drawer makes the most of underused space at the base of cabinets. Although only 5 inches tall, the broad drawer is ideal for platters or griddle pans.
A pullout fronted by a panel that resembles three drawer fronts conceals multiple receptacles. Accommodate cleanup tools and extra trashcan liners by including a storage shelf above the bin.
Tight spaces don't come with a lot of swing room, so install narrow pullout cabinets or units with hinged doors. Tall locker-style drawers are great for separating each family member's belongings. The system features a perforated metal panel that can hold items on both sides.
Maximize storage in a living room or mudroom by installing a built-in bench. A lid lifts to reveal storage space. Medium-density fiberboard dividers allow homeowners to customize the space to their needs.
In the bathroom, a slim pullout cabinet organizes an array of odd-sized bath products. The unit doesn't take up a lot of space, but it holds a lot of items behind the smooth gliding door.
Instantly increase storage capabilities in the bathroom by installing off-the-rack storage helpers. A glide-out wire bin holds rolled-up washcloths. On the shelf above, wire shelves separate piles of bulky towels.
Furniture that performs multiple functions is the key to smart storage solutions. This dresser features a drawer that doubles as a night table. A flat surface slides over the drawer, which hides what's below and creates a space to place books and drinks.
Closets are always in need of more storage space. This closet takes a cue from department stores by incorporating a hidden flat surface to the design. Surfaces are ideal for folding clothes or arranging the next day's outfit. This flat surface has a drawer-front that blends in with the other dresser drawers.
Closets lead to dirty clothing, so why not designate a place for all this dirty laundry? A deep pullout bin keeps dirty clothes off the floor and out of sight.
Keep your dirty laundry under control with this clever laundry room setup. Lower cabinet doors hide laundry bins. The three doors are labeled whites, brights, or darks, so not only are your dirty clothes tucked away, but they're ready the next time you decide to wash.