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Friday, April 18, 2014

Organizing Ideas for the Weekend: Furniture for Kitchen Storage

Happy Friday!  Time for another organizing idea for your weekend!

Earlier this week I shared how I used an old microwave stand for extra storage in my kitchen.  It got me thinking about other pieces of furniture that could be used in a kitchen.

Here are a few creative ways to re-purpose furniture from other rooms in your home to give you extra storage in your kitchen!

1. Use a dresser as a buffet

Bower Power

2.  Convert a desk into an island

My Repurposed Life

 3.  Re-purpose an old card catalog for extra storage

Design Sponge

4.  Convert a dresser into a bar

Bliss Ranch

5.  Transform a file cabinet into an island


Aren't these great ideas?  So creative!  Doesn't that make you just want to search Craigslist or Kijiji or head out to a garage sale and find some great old furniture?  

I hope these pictures and links inspire you to find creative storage solutions for your kitchen!  

If already have enough storage in your kitchen (or don't have space to add any furniture), or you want some additional ideas of what you can organize this weekend, there's a tab at the top of this page called Weekend Ideas.  It has links to all my Organizing Ideas for the Weekend posts. 

And you can find tons of cleaning ideas on my DIY Organizers board on Pinterest.

Have you used a piece of furniture in a creative way in your kitchen?  What can you do to add storage to your kitchen? 

Happy organizing and have a great weekend!

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  1. Those are great ideas.. And i love that you can get storage without it looking like storage!

  2. Love those! My only problem is that I have a VERY small kitchen!

    1. Mine's really small too Betsy. That's when it's even more important to be creative :) Good luck!

  3. I have the same problem! The little file cabinet island might work though

    1. I think that's a really great use of space! It's functional but not too big. Good luck!

  4. What fun ideas! I really like the the file cabinet island too. :)

    1. That's my favourite too Meredith. Someone was really creative with that one!


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