Small-Appliance Storage

Clear countertop clutter with these clever ideas for storing small appliances.

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Toaster Storage


Keep your toaster neatly tucked away, but always ready, with a small rack and cubby. Just make sure you have a way to conveniently connect the wiring if you mount the toaster to the rack.

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Designated Alcove

Appliance garage

Set aside an area in your kitchen just for small appliances. In this kitchen an otherwise unused corner is the perfect place for the coffee pot, grinder, and toaster.

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Corner Storage


This well-hinged corner cabinet holds appliances and baking supplies. A magic corner storage unit eliminates the need to dig through items to reach the back of the cabinet.

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Open Shelves

kitchen shelving

Stainless steel is in. Instead of hiding your steel appliances, store them on open shelves and use them to add visual variety to your kitchen.

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Pullout Shelf

Kitchen Storage

Pairing storage and accessibility, this pullout shelf keeps appliances hidden away but rolls out easily when needed.

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Beverage Bar

Adding a hidden beverage center allows you to have coffee or other drinks right at hand yet not be seen. With this stainless steel rolling door, the coffee maker is only seen in the mornings when it is needed.

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Custom Corner

Small appliances on shelves with pull down door

Vertically shelved appliance garages take visual weight off the counter and save space. This design utilizes corners to preserve maximum storage area.

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Pop-Up Mixer


Pop-up mixer stands provide a base for stand mixers when in use and allow you to conveniently store mixers in lower cabinetry.

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Appliance Garage

blue kitchen

Appliance garages are popular storage solutions for small kitchen devices. They keep awkward-size units out of sight but close at hand. These small cabinets are as varied as the items they hide. This one blends seamlessly with the existing kitchen cabinetry.

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Flip to Open

kitchen cabinets

It's easy to access small appliances in a cabinet with a flip-up door. The door stays out of the way so you can keep your counter space.

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Roll With It


Inspired by old-fashioned rolltop desks, this appliance garage features a rolling door. When the door is open, it almost disappears, leaving plenty of space to work. This style is nice for storing frequently used items because the door won't get in the way if it's left open.

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Levels of Storage


Pullout drawers inside this appliance garage offer multiple storage levels. This versatile system houses a variety of appliance sizes, making it an organized system that includes all odd-shape items.

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Practical Pantry

Walk-in pantry

Fill an open shelf in a walk-in pantry with extra appliances. Storing the machines in a pantry saves space in the kitchen, but they're close enough to be available at a moment's notice. Adjustable shelving in pantries makes it possible to store appliances of any height.

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Island Hideaway


Small appliances can also be tucked away in traditional cabinetry. Stored at the end of an island, equipment is accessible but out of sight. Keep appliances such as microwaves in an island so they don't clutter up wall or counter space.

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BONUS: Solve Annoying Storage Problems

Get tips and tricks to solve the most common kitchen cabinet storage problems.

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