Discover and save creative ideas
    Clever ideas, practical storage, unusual solutions -- Martha shares her secrets for creating a kitchen that works.
    November 3, 2011

    In a kitchen, unused wall space is wasted space. Thin shelves add storage without feeling heavy or imposing, even in a tight spot.

    2y

    9 comments

    • Michele Johnson

      How to Organizing Space for Kitchen Storage Ideas by Martha Stewart_6, Photo How to Organizing Space for Kitchen Storage Ideas by Martha Stewart_6 Close up View.

    • Pug Mug

      md106031_0910_shelves_0006.jpg "In a kitchen, unused wall space is wasted space," Martha says. Thin shelves -- these are antique milk glass -- add storage without feeling heavy or imposing, even in a tight spot. These hold teapots and spices (metal tins keep light out so spices last longer).

    • Deliberate Dreamer

      Martha Stewart Living tip: "In a kitchen, unused wall space is wasted space. Thin shelves add storage without feeling heavy or imposing, even in a tight spot."

    • Mary Elsesser

      "In a kitchen, unused wall space is wasted space," Martha says. Thin shelves -- these are antique milk glass -- add storage without feeling heavy or imposing, even in a tight spot. This is beautiful to look at, but I also realized that not only are milk glass shelves difficult to find and extremely expensive, but if you had this getup in your kitchen and wanted one of the spice cans from the back, you'd be moving 4-6 cans just to get to it.

    • Sydney Andersen

      small kitchen wall storage | Modern Kitchen Storage Ideas, Spices Storage Solutions

    • Penelope Ashwood

      Antique milk glass shelves holding teapots and spices in Martha Stewarts kitchen.

    • Vivian Wolfe

      wall shelves in kitchen - great for small spice rack - organization

    • Christy Holmes

      Milk Glass kitchen shelves-Martha Stewart

    • Derek Rigby

      Shelving idea

    People also love

    organize

    love the wall of subway tiles and shelves

    Door storage!!!

    wallpaper on ceiling in powder room, navy walls- love this for a half bath

    Shelves behind toilet in small bathroom. This would be great for the bathroom downstairs, when we build our dream home.

    Inspired by the Bruno Matthson Book Crib, we introduce the Slotted System Bookcase. Whether used as a single shelf or in a seamless-looking row, these handsome hold-alls keep everything from small paperbacks to large art books and lps.

    bathroom storage - shelves for towels & a towel heater #consciousliving

    Eat These Things letterpress print $16

    Hang a shelf upside-down, and the brackets become separators. #Organization

    Etagere, baskets

    Love this photo wall

    Cool shelves

    kitchen shelving

    Shelves!

    Put Walls to Work!

    utilize all wasted space in kitchen by raising cabinets and adding hanging shelves under for extra storage, love this along with the planked walls

    built-in linen storage - a great idea for a dead-end wall, especially one in a convenient spot. Such a great idea!

    Potato and Onion Storage Baskets ~ 30 lbs of potatoes, 6 lbs onions, for the formidable price of $49.95... Sized Wicker baskets and zip ties, perhaps?

    Great use of wasted space in the pantry