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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


Curbly

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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8 comments:

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

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    1. That's the best kind of storage Kim :)

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

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

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

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

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

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

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