My mom was an early adopter of refrigerator organizer bins. I thought that was quite ingenious in itself, until I came across a bunch of the freezer and refrigerator organization tips and hacks that even my mom was impressed with.
Be prepared to learn a few kitchen storage tricks that could change the way you use the refrigerator again.
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Easy access for kidsThe perfect way for kids to access their snacks without messing around with the rest of what's in the fridge, or more importantly, with parents when they're especially busy. (via Pinning with Purpose)
Makeshift ice cube drawerThis is a simple solution for a leaky, faulty automatic ice maker that leaks outside of your fridge. Just use a single chest drawer and fill with ice cubes. (via Hometalk)
Designated section for expiring foodsFor food that is going to go bad, place it in this Eat me box so you know what needs to be used up asap so it doesn’t rot lost in the abyss of the refrigerator shelves. (via site no longer active)
Bottle stopperBinder clips can serve as a bookend for round bottles on their sides so they don’t roll around. (via Homehacks)
Freezer rack hangerThis is another clever way to use binder clips, this time to hang those opened bags in your freezer so the contents don’t spill all over accidentally as you try to scrounge in the back for something else. (via eHow)
Upright freezer storageSeriously, mind blown. Like, how did I not think of this before? (via My Fridge Food)
So, how about using the outside of your fridge for storage? Not many I know effectively utilize the side of the refrigerator for storage and organization.
Need ideas on what could go on the side? How about spices or those random seasoning and condiment packets from takeout?
Find the full DIY tutorial at the link. (via Tater Tots and Jello)
Higher door shelvesFantastic way to increase the "height" of the side drawers of your fridge. How cute is that? Just note that this part of the fridge is the warmest, so try storing foods that will be eaten quickly. (via Raising Rubies)
That rounds up the top freezer and refrigerator organization tips and hacks that'll save you space inside and out. Get organizing!
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