How to Organize Your Dream Kitchen Slideshow

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Take Advantage of Shallow Shelves
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Take Advantage of Shallow Shelves
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Shallow shelves in the pantry are perfect for glassware and make for easy access and visibility.

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Non-Standing Foods
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Non-Standing Foods
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Use baskets in a pantry for all those items that do not stand, like snack foods, almonds, rice, pastas, kids snacks, chips, etc.

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Shallow Baskets
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Shallow Baskets
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Use shallow baskets to prevent the "big dig."

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Where to Place Appliances
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Where to Place Appliances
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Place regularly used appliances within easy reach, storing those used less frequently on higher shelves.

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Hanging Aprons and Towels
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Hanging Aprons and Towels
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Use wall hooks to hang aprons and towels.

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More Flexibility for Storage
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More Flexibility for Storage
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In a linen or pantry closet, place your top shelf against the ceiling or as high as you can. (It makes the top shelf adjustable.) When dealing with a door header, this is the ultimate solution for creating flexibility for storage.

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How to Store Cans
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How to Store Cans
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Store cans horizontally in drawers to avoid the "Food Museum Effect" that happens when items get lost in the back of cabinets.

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Easy Linen Storage
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Easy Linen Storage
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Use a slide-out pant/skirt hanger for storing linens in the pantry.

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