Monday, March 2, 2009

{ makeover monday: kitchen storage envy }

I inherited our kitchen design from the previous home owners. Aesthetically, it's decent. The storage options, however, are deplorable. Each time I retrieve a pot or bowl, I have to pull everything out of the cabinet, pull the one I need,  and then rearrange the stacks and put it all back in. It drives me crazy...I need a kitchen storage makeover! In my quest for some creative options, I've come across these favorites...

I've been dying to try peg board. Don't you love this clever usage of it? via country home magazine

simple storage cubbies are fresh and funtional with a monochromatic approach and glass accents. via sunset magazine

My creation
open shelf storage with stainless steel shelves. Similar shelves and accessories are available at Ikea. via flickr fave splatgirl.

More options with Ikea's afforable grundtal shelves. via doorsixteen

I love this command center and storage area for cookbooks and cooking oils. I purchased similar metal wall panels from Ikea and use magnetic clips to keep important reminders/papers tidy--love the magnetic spice container idea too.


This is me dreaming about a walk-in {and organized} pantry. via domino magazine's deco files

Happy Monday all. It's a rainy one here. How about you...are any of you snowed in?


nichole said...

That walk-in pantry is absolute design porn. I want!

simply seleta said...

Oh my gosh, this is like the tenth time you've inspired me in a mere few days. Thank you!!!

simply seleta said...

Oh my gosh, this is like the tenth time you've inspired me in a mere few days. Thank you!!!

You Are My Fave said...

Oh, these are some fantastic ideas. Thanks for the little roundup.

Julia said...

Hurray, storage units! Honestly, I drool over these :)

We were snowed in last week, hopefully this week will be less exciting!

Anonymous said...

these are all so inspiring!

Mrs.French said...

I have the sudden urge to organize and pretty if I can just keep that going...xo t

Lovely Little Nest said...

Oooh I really love the simple storage cubbies with the "Keep Calm and Carry On" print...and that walk-in patry is to die for!!

Great inspiration :)

Unknown said...

oooh....just lovely hun! Such inspiring picks! That walk

Queen B. said...

I posted a kitchen storage makeover on a wall in my kitchen.

Jaz said...

An excellent kitchen design is critical for two reasons: first, the kitchen is a gathering place for the family; and second, the a great kitchen design will increase the value of your home.

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