Get rid of kitchen clutter for good - 8 brilliant ideas using what you already have

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You may be putting off organizing your kitchen because you just don't have the extra money for cute organizing solutions. So you wait and dream of having a well-organized space.
Don't let budget restraints stop you from creating an organized kitchen. All you need is a little inspiration and creativity to create the space you've always wanted. These easy-to-follow tutorials showcase how you can be organized on a budget.
1. Customized storage containers
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You would never believe this stylish container began its life as a plastic bag box. You can craft your own customized storage container. You can use different sizes of cardboard boxes to hold a wide variety of items.
2. Upcycled cutlery caddy (h/t Lily Ardor)
Save those tin cans to create this darling cutlery caddy. Perfect for organizing your cutlery and keeping it available on the go between your kitchen, dining, patio, and breakfast nooks.
3. Plastic bag dispenser (h/t The Teacher's Wife)
Finally, the following tip solves the problem of where to put all those plastic shopping bags. Use a diaper wipe box to create a plastic bag dispenser. It's amazing how many bags will fit into such a small space!
4. Coffee creamer storage containers (h/t Frugelegance)
So many small items come in plastic bags. Just one overzealous rip and your bag is not effective at containing the food anymore. Coffee creamer containers are perfect for organizing small foods, such as cereals for snacking, chocolate chips, and nuts.
5. Create a pouring jar
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Glass jars make excellent food storage solutions. Here's a creative solution for storing dry goods in mason jars. You simply use the pour spout off a salt container to create an easy pour spout. It works great for sugar, herbs, drink mixes, and other dry items.
6. Creatively clean hands (h/t Bay Witch Musings)
Use those old glass soda bottles to create whimsical hand soap, dish soap, and baking soda dispensers. The pour spouts and corks can be found online or at your local craft store.
7. Spin your condiments (h/t A Casarella)
Digging to the back of a fridge shelf is inconvenient and wastes time. If you have a lazy susan hanging around, try placing it in your refrigerator. Instead of digging through everything to reach the one item you need, simply give it a spin and get back to cooking.
8. Save can space (h/t Then She Made)
Soup organizers are expensive items, but you can create your own by covering a soda box with pretty paper. The box is already designed to dispense cans out the slot in the front. Try enlarging the hole for easy access.
By reusing items from your home to organize your kitchen, you create less waste, save time, and stay within budget. Share these helpful hints with your friends and family on Facebook!
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