The kitchen is one place in your house where there are the most necessities. You need space to organize cooking utensils, pots, pans, plates, bowls, eating utensils, spices etc. And all of these items you are using every day. So if you have a small kitchen, no wonder that you always have a little of spacing and organizing dilemma. This article features 11 fun and creative ways to hang cooking utensils that will not only make your kitchen look neater, but is also convenient for daily usage.
A drying rack on the wall
This is a classic but still a fabulous way to utilize an empty spot on your wall. A tip for DIY drying rack: you can use a curtain rod and curtain hooks from IKEA to create your own drying rack. A curtain rod from IKEA costs somewhere from $4 and you can get 10 hooks for $2.5.
On the window’s molding
This would be perfect if you have a window right above the sink. You can install the drying rack right on the window’s molding
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Hang them on a coat hook
Coat hooks surprise me in numerous ways as there are so many ways you can use them. If you have some unused coat hook lying around the house, use them to hang your cooking utensils, pots and pans. Great way to recycle!
On top of the kitchen island
This looks almost like art with pots and pans hanging like a chandelier on top of the kitchen island. These pot racks are available at all major household stores. As the pot rack will be quite a focal point of your kitchen, spend some time in finding the right one that do not only offer enough storage space but also look nice on top of your kitchen island.
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Inside a cupboard
Cupboard doors offer great space of storing smaller cooking utensils. If you have some unused cupboard, you could also install a rack inside to hang your pots and cooking utensils.
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Pots and tools on display
How about a wall art of pots, pans and kitchen tools? This works best if you have a blank and white wall as your cooking utensils can really pop and become an attention grabber.
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An unsual chandelier
I love creative recycling ideas. This old chandelier however becomes a great rack for your pots and cooking utensils.
Pots and pans flowing from the ceiling
Use a combination of chains and hooks to create this amazing cooking utensil display. This storage solution frees up a lot of space and also looks so creative. You can fasten a board of wood on top of the ceiling and screw the chains on it. Create a more interesting look by using chains of different lengths.
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On a peg board
A peg board is such a versatile item to have in your house. You can hang practically anything on it, jewelries, scarves, etc. And how they are for hanging cooking utensils
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DIY pot rack from a garden trellis
A great tutorial on how to make this pot rack from a garden trellis was found on Instructables. Never thought of using gardening supplies for kitchen storage but this is a genius and cheap DIY idea!
Recycle old fence gate into kitchen utensil organizer
Love the rustic charm of this old fence gate. And look how effective a kitchen pegboard it is!
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