Here's another storage surprise in the island: a base cabinet tilt-out designed to hold cutting boards and cookie trays.

Storage

The door past the fridge looked like cabinets, but it opened up into a pantry behind, allowing the fridge to be flush with everything else -...

storage over fridge

Installing new cabinet knobs, use this device from Lowes. This will come in handy when you add the new hardware and want them to all be in the same place.

Keep all of your cleaning supplies in an easily accessable space with Thomasville Cabinetry's Utility Cabinet.

Great advice - "here’s a little tip for those of you that are having new countertops installed – ask the fabricator to make you a custom cutting board out of the countertop remnants, like the portions cut out for the stove and sink. You’ll have a gorgeous (and indestructible) cutting board that will blend in so perfectly with your countertops that you can leave it out all the time!"

A good place for wine! I hate the blank end of the cabinet! @ Do it Yourself Home Ideas

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Puzzle cutting boards.... Love this.... would be great too for little house parties

End of cabinet storage for keys, sunglasses, etc. LOVE this idea!!

pots and pans

Good idea for displaying trays & plates!

Add shelves below the cabinets...so practical. And love the flour/sugar bins!

Use a magazine rack to store cutting boards. (but I need to adapt this for my kids' placemat storage.

Suspended garage ceiling shelving. Each shelf holds 8 storage totes and about 160 lbs.

dish storage in base cabinets

Tilt Out Bins for Kitchen - Columbia CabinetWorks

Over-the-sink Cutting Board with Colander

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