Brilliant Ways to Turn Unsightly Appliance Gaps into Extra Storage Space
A Sleek Rolling Cart
Since it's going to be front and center in your kitchen, look for a rolling storage cart that's equal parts stylish and functional. To buy: $70, wayfair.com.
A Hanging Storage Rack for Kitchen Tools
Have an open shelf in your kitchen? Attach this slender hanging storage rack above an ugly appliance gap, then suspend kitchen utensils to sneak in a little extra storage. To buy: $17, westelm.com.
A Slim Storage Tower
If you want a slim rolling storage cart (this one is less than 7 inches wide!), to tuck next to your kitchen prep station, opt for one with enclosed drawers. This way, if you accidentally spill anything, the ingredients and cleaning supplies stashed inside will be protected. To buy: $76, containerstore.com.
Sliding Storage Rack
Magnetic Organizer for the Side of Your Fridge
The side of a magnetic refrigerator is the perfect underutilized area to add a storage rack. This magnetic organizer has a shelf for stashing spices, a paper towel holder, and hooks for your most-reached-for kitchen tools. To buy: $48, westelm.com.