9 Amazingly Clever Hacks for the Kitchen

Want to learn some quick and easy life hacks that are easy to do, low cost and saves you time? By tweaking little things in your daily life, it can make your life much more convenient!

Here’re some of the most practical life hacks so you can just pick up any of them right away! 

Your kitchen is like the heart of your home. It's a gathering space, an eating area, and so much more, which is why it tends to get overwhelmed with clutter pretty quickly — but don't lose hope. From cool new cabinet fronts to savvy DIY kitchen islands, you can save money by repurposing Ikea basics into something that looks uber high-end.

With a little creative thinking and a bit of handiwork, you can make your kitchen as functional as it is beautiful with the help of these hacks.

1. Hang coffee mugs from a rail to save cabinet space.

If you've run out of cabinet space for your extensive cup collection. It gave a glam makeover with a little bit of gold spray paint. You can also hang spatulas, ladles, scissors, or even small pots and pans from them, too.

2. Build a rolling island for extra counter space.

Believe it or not, this little rolling island used to be a small bookcase. But thanks to the ingenuity of Holly from the blog Club Crafted, it now serves as an extra dining space. Check out how she worked her magic.

3. Turn bed slats into a handy hanging storage wall.

This handy-dandy hanging wall storage used to be a twin-size slatted bed case. Yup, that's right: with just a little time and effort — don't worry, your little one will sleep fine with their mattress on the floor — these wood slats can be transformed into the perfect, all-purpose storage solution.

4. Organize spices on a pretty picture ledge.

Hack to display your pretty assortment of spice jars instead of painted hers a chic gray hue that would blend in with her home's decor seamlessly.

5. Build your own kitchen island.

If your kitchen is short on storage and could use some extra counter space. Then this is the perfect DIY solution for some space-saving tips for your home!

6. Create custom cutting boards — on a budget.

Upgrade these ordinary cutting boards to create your own custom design using leather string. Simply wrap it around the handle and tie it into a knot to add your own rustic flair. Or, use a thicker strip of leather for easy hanging.

7. DIY industrial open shelve

DIYers everywhere are loving these brackets because their uses are just about endless. And a couple of wood planks, to make some sleek, industrial shelving for her kitchen.

8. Build some extra storage space.

Have an awkward, empty wall in your kitchen? Don't let it go to waste. Start with a basic cabinet and transform it into a modern storage unit. The fresh change will walk you through each and every step they took to create this beauty.

9. Stay organized with a surprising storage solution.

Keep essentials handy — like plastic bags, tin foil, wrap and more — by storing them in a magazine holder that's attached to the inside of your cabinet door. Use removable Command strips to avoid damaging your cabinets with nails or screws.