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15 sneaky ways to hugely improve your small kitchen

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Having a small kitchen doesn't mean you can't have a super stylish and super functional space. With technology and all the sharing of ideas available, just about any space can be hacked and turned into a wondrous room where you can achieve just as much as someone with a gigantic kitchen can. Well, almost! It's just about thinking creatively. 

Not all of us have creative, interior focused minds and it can be super difficult to come up with action plans that will actually work. The good news is, we've compiled this list of 15 clever ways to get the most out of your space and they're all relatively easy to put into place. From getting the most out of existing storage space to displaying bits and pieces in more creative ways, we've got you covered. 

1. Ditch the top cupboards and opt for long, lean bottom cabinets for a bigger feel

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2. Turn those unusable corners into super organised drawers

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Tim Jasper

Harbourside kitchen

Tim Jasper

3. Add racking to the inside of cupboard doors

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Davonport

Orford | A classic country kitchen with coastal inspiration

Davonport

4. Hang utensils on the wall to free up drawer space

5. Paint the inside of a cabinet door with chalkboard paint to help with shopping lists

6. High-level shelving offers less bulky storage than cupboards

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7. Get creative with your chopping boards. This one is amazing!

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Dittrich Hudson Vasetti Architects

Kitchen remodelling in South Bristol

Dittrich Hudson Vasetti Architects

8. Make everything multifunctional. An island can be a dining spot and a cooker top!

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Schmidt Palmers Green

NEW! 2015 Kitchen: PORTLAND + ARCOS

Schmidt Palmers Green

9. Put bulky items on castors to make them movable

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10. If you have a large fridge, invest in magnetic spice holders and get all the jars out of the cupboard

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Specht Architects

Cliff Dwelling

Specht Architects

11. Use every bit of space possible by adding super high shelving

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Ardesia Design

Chalet Gstaad

Ardesia Design

12. Don't clutter up worktops with wine racks, put them on the wall!

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STUDIO [D] TALE

Peponi House

STUDIO [D] TALE

13. Hang your pans on a rack above the cooker

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Hardvendel Design

​Hardvendel Design

Hardvendel Design

14. Use bright colours to detract from small proportions

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Rencraft

Mediterranean Style

Rencraft

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Hallwood Furniture

Small kitchen, big bold colour!

Hallwood Furniture

15. Install funky lighting to make the room feel airier and lighter!

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The Myers Touch

Synergy of Light and Space

The Myers Touch
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