9 Products to Maximize Every Last Inch of Your Cabinet Space

updated Feb 25, 2020
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When your cabinet storage just isn’t cutting it, call on these savvy space-saving products to find square inches you didn’t even know existed. Shelves that stack, bins that mount to the back of the door, and baskets that hang under the shelf let you tuck your dishware, makeup, and cleaning supplies into every little nook and cranny.

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Make use of the wasted space in the back of a cabinet, where less frequently reached for items tend to hide, by introducing stadium-style seating for spices. Finally, no more digging around for that lost bottle of Old Bay.
Expand-A-Shelf, $10, from The Container Store

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In a tall cabinet that could use another shelf, pop in this expandable platform. Perch mugs, dishware, and serving supplies on top, and place dishtowels and short containers underneath.
Seville Expandable Cabinet Organizer
, $15, from Target

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Utilize that empty area right below each shelf by clipping on a metal wire basket, sized just right for a set of napkins or dish towels.
Under Shelf Hanging Basket, $9, from Stacks and Stacks

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Take advantage of all the vertical space in a makeup cabinet with stackable acrylic drawers that let you glimpse the cosmetics, brushes, and toiletries stashed inside.
Acrylic Case
with 5 Drawers, $38, from Muji

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Perfect for renters, these storage pockets adhere to the back of a cabinet door (and remove cleanly) and can be filled with makeup essentials, art supplies, or kitchen utensils.
3M Command Clear Caddies, from $8-19, from Container Store.

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The Container Store solves the age-old question of how to store a bulky hair dyer and all the cords that come along with it by designing a sleek holster that clips onto the back of a cabinet door. Your morning routine just got that much easier.
Umbra Hide ‘n’ Sink Under Sink Caddy
, $20, The Container Store.

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Keep cleaning supplies from cluttering the space under the sink by hanging them in a wire basket attached to the cabinet door.
Chrome Over Cabinet Storage Basket, $10, from Organize It

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Let your coffee mugs hang out where they won’t get knocked, suspended from an under-the-shelf rack. Mug Holder, $8, from Wayfair.

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Stackable metal shelves let you customize your cabinet. Build the shelves as high as you like, and when you’re not using them, fold them neatly away. Metal Stacking Shelf Set of 2, $17, from Amazon

– Re-edited from a post originally published 7.25.2016 – CM