The kitchen is the heart of your home, and naturally, a lot of clutter tends to accumulate in this area. And with the open-plan layout becoming increasingly popular, it has become almost imperative to keep the kitchen countertop clean at all times!
Here are 5 effective and clever ways to keep things off your counter and within easy reach!
1. Lift it All Up
Keep the cooking utensils off the counter by hanging them off rods and hooks installed on the backsplash. By doing this, you won’t just be clearing precious countertop space, you’ll also find them easier to access while you’re cooking.
2. A Hidden Charging Station
With the continuously increasing devices in our homes, it is no wonder that we find charging cables snaking their way through just about everywhere. And they can make your kitchen appear especially messy. Keep them all together and out of sight by creating a charging corner in one of the drawers or cabinets.
3. Clear Jars for Kitchen Staples
There are several advantages of putting away the flour, sugar, salt and other essential ingredients in clear jars. Besides helping you do away with unattractive packs and boxes, glass containers make it easier to identify their contents without your having to hunt for them.
4. Caffeine Corner
Stow all your coffee and tea essentials like coffee maker, kettle, mugs, sugar, milk etc. – in a designated corner of the kitchen. This wouldn’t just make sure that everyone is able to fix their cuppa without disturbing the rest of the kitchen, it’ll also give you kitchen a chic, hotel-like feel.
5. Put Odd Nooks To Use
We all have those awkward corners in the kitchen that cannot be used for anything! Here’s a solution: Keep clutter at bay by using the nooks to store bits and bobs like cookbooks for instance, that you would need to make space for elsewhere.