Do your cabinets look pretty? Ours don’t! Well, we do have two of them now that look nice and organized. A couple months ago I shared our newly created coffee station inside one of our kitchen cabinets and this week, I managed to clean out and organize another. I don’t know why, but cabinets can get messy fast. Our cabinets usually tend to get cluttered up with stuff that doesn’t belong there. For example, my husband occasionally unloads the dishwasher and puts everything in one cabinet. Yes, it’s annoying but I can’t complain because he is trying to help.
First, I emptied the cabinet and cleaned up any grim. How does grim end up in a cabinet that is full of clean dishes? I never can understand how that happens but it does.
I decided to keep all of my white everyday dishes together and added the glasses to the same cabinet. Most of our dishes before were mis-matched and the glasses were in a different cabinet on the other side of the kitchen. It wasn’t very functional.
We are fortunate to have a local Salvation Army that takes every single household item imaginable so it makes life easy when it come time to purge and donate. What you consider junk or old, may be someone else’s treasure so we always donate if it’s in good shape.
The top shelf is perfect for my casserole dishes that are not used everyday. Ideally, it would be great to have a lower cabinet with a pullout shelf for these types of heavy dishes but we are tight on space and don’t have that luxury. Organizing kitchen cabinets can be a daunting task and honestly, it’s not my favorite thing to do but now that we have an organized coffee station cabinet and this new dish cabinet, we are on a roll. Two down and 10 to go!