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Do you hate your small kitchen? 15 sneaky ways to increase your space and storage

We are channeling a stress-free kitchen environment for 2023

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We are channeling a stress-free kitchen environment for 2023

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Have you reached the boiling point with your small kitchen? Whether you’re trying to dine on countertops full of appliances, or have cabinets that make it impossible to find anything, a small cooking space can make the simplest tasks seem ten times more difficult.

If it’s all building up and leaving you stressed and unmotivated to cook, we have some quick and easy solutions to help. Sure, we may not be able to make your kitchen bigger, but these products will help make the smallest of spaces more workable and less stressful…

Drying your dishes has never been easier with this all-in-one kitchen storage

Drying your dishes has never been easier with this all-in-one kitchen storage

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Drying your dishes has never been easier with this all-in-one kitchen storage

Clean kitchen countertops from clutter with this dish drying rack that hangs stylishly above your sink. With room for all your plates, bowls, cutlery and cups (even washing-up liquid) in one place. With excess water dripping directly into the sink, you get more kitchen space And Less cleaning.

£40.99 on Amazon

These storage drawers add a new layer to your cabinets

These storage drawers add a new layer to your cabinets

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These storage drawers add a new layer to your cabinets

Get more out of your kitchen units with the 2-Tier Gliding Storage Drawers. With a top basket and a bottom sliding drawer, this closet organizer maximizes vertical space. Even when it’s filled with heavy cleaning products from under the sink, the non-slip feet will ensure it’s stable without tipping over.

£20.99 on Amazon

This turntable will make finding ketchup much easier

This turntable will make finding ketchup much easier

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This turntable will make finding ketchup much easier

Rooting sauces will be a task of the past with this turntable. With the raised edges and 360-degree rotation, place sauces on this must-have kitchen accessory and then in the fridge or cupboard for stress-free searching.

£10.98 on Amazon

Put away sink accessories neatly in one place

Put away sink accessories neatly in one place

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Put away sink accessories neatly in one place

The clever two-compartment design of this compact stand saves space while also providing a place for washing-up liquid, sponges, and cleaning supplies. Forget emptying your wet tools into the wet tub, its ventilated base and hanging rail help it air dry faster.

£13.99 on Amazon

This storage gem can be easily moved around using its wheels

This storage gem can be easily moved around using its wheels

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This storage gem can be easily moved around using its wheels

With four tiers of roomy baskets, this sturdy rolling cart is a great non-permanent addition to the kitchen. Its 360-degree spinner wheels can be locked when you find a temporary save spot, whether it’s next to you while you’re cooking or in the corner of the room.

£69.99 on Amazon

Use the free space above your cabinets with these compact baskets

Use the free space above your cabinets with these compact baskets

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Use the free space above your cabinets with these compact baskets

Why not make the most of the available space in your kitchen with these plastic baskets? Made of hard plastic and useful side handles, you’ll be able to easily slide it off cabinet surfaces before filling it to your heart’s desire.

£16.55 for six on Amazon

Open up a new shelf in your kitchen by hanging it from the fridge

Open up a new shelf in your kitchen by hanging it from the fridge

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Open up a new shelf in your kitchen by hanging it from the fridge

If finding space in your cupboards has always been a task, this shelf is designed for the slot right on the side of your refrigerator. With three shelves to host spices, jars, and mugs, and a rail for tea towels and tongs, this simple design is simply a lifesaver.

£29.95 on Amazon

Get another drawer free with this compact cutlery tray

Get another drawer free with this compact cutlery tray

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Get another drawer free with this compact cutlery tray

Who said cutlery had to take up an entire drawer? With this organizer, you can reduce the clutter of your cutlery drawer as they stack effectively on top of each other. Each section is also conveniently labeled with an icon, so you won’t be picking up a spoon instead of a fork.

£15.28 on Amazon

Unwrapping kitchen roll has never been so easy with this holder

Unwrapping kitchen roll has never been so easy with this holder

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Unwrapping kitchen roll has never been so easy with this holder

If you can never find a suitable and stylish home for your kitchen roll, this rack will be your best friend. If you’re renting, you won’t even have to damage your wall or cabinets, with its peelable adhesive backing. Simply press and hold on a smooth surface for a few seconds and it is ready to use.

£11.99 on Amazon

Declutter the top of your microwave with this foldable shelf

Declutter the top of your microwave with this foldable shelf

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Declutter the top of your microwave with this foldable shelf

This adjustable metal rack cleverly installs above the microwave, adding an extra shelf to the worktop and three side hooks for hanging utensils. Adjust and widen the stand’s width to fit your microwave, without having to worry about scratching surfaces, all thanks to the suction cup feet.

£39.99 on Amazon

Is the cup cupboard crowded?  This shelf rack is the answer

Is the cup cupboard crowded? This shelf rack is the answer

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Is the cup cupboard crowded? This shelf rack is the answer

Holding up to ten mugs, the rack holder organizes your crowded mugs in a neat and tidy manner, just slide the rack on and you’re ready to start hanging. You can also use this rack to hang your wet tea towels to dry.

£7.99 on Amazon

These covers will transform your stove into a larger surface area

These covers will transform your stove into a larger surface area

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These covers will transform your stove into a larger surface area

If you struggle with not enough countertop space when preparing dinner, say hello to these elegant stove tops. With height-adjusting feet to fit any stove size, you can use that extra space for chopping and prepping food.

£36.40 for two on Amazon

Say goodbye to messy drawers with these organizers

Say goodbye to messy drawers with these organizers

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Say goodbye to messy drawers with these organizers

With four different sizes, clean out drawers by arranging utensils, snacks, or canisters with any of these 14-piece clear tray set. Made of hard plastic, this durable organizer is a game-changer for organizing – and it’s easy to clean with a damp soapy sponge.

£15.99 on Amazon

This clip-on rack will take your closet organization to the next level

This clip-on rack will take your closet organization to the next level

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This clip-on rack will take your closet organization to the next level

Take advantage of the extra space in your cupboards with this practical clip-on shelf. Whether you’re filling it with tinfoil boxes, rolls of liners, or a bag of spaghetti, this organizer gives you two open compartments for items. Easily install and secure with sturdy tape, and you’re ready to go.

£12 on Amazon

Place the mop against the wall, out of the way

Place the mop against the wall, out of the way

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Place the mop against the wall, out of the way

If you’re like us and wondering where to store your mop is also out of the way, this wall mount holder is the answer. With five slots, to hold anything from brooms and mops to brushes and umbrellas, this reliable rack will help you achieve your organization.

£11.99 on Amazon

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