Marie Kondo has made an art form out of home organization. Through her KonMari Method, she encourages you to only keep items in your home that spark joy (and to purge the rest). She brings her concept to life in her new #trending Netflix series called “Tidying Up with Marie Kondo.” If you’re a fan of dramatic before-and-afters, then definitely add this show to your list (we are proud to say that we binge-watched the entire series in one weekend). In the spirit of keeping with our New Year’s resolution to be more organized, we are going to use this long holiday weekend to de-clutter our kitchen in a way that would make Marie proud. Keep reading for our picks on the Amazon products you need to help you master Marie’s method.
The Life-Changing Magic of Tidying Up: The Japanese Art of Decluttering and Organizing, $9.69 on Amazon (43% off!)
Marie Kondo’s best-selling book details how to implement her KonMari method in your own home.
For Your Pantry
We’ve been seeing a ton of #pantrygoals images on our Instagram feed lately from both celebs and normal people like us (look at Khloe Kardashian’s pantry for major inspo). One product every image seems to have in common is clear stackable food storage containers. These containers are great because they allow you to see what’s inside, they stack for maximum storage space, and they help to create uniformity and harmony in your pantry.See It
Get extra space out of your pantry with this hanging door rack. You can use this for any overflow items you might have laying around, from canned goods and paper towels to spices and baking items.See It
For Your Kitchen Drawers
At press time, this was the number one ranked item in Amazon’s “Movers and Shakers—Home and Kitchen” category, which means this item is #trending in a big way and we can see why. The last thing you want to do when you’re starving is struggle to find a fork because it’s buried underneath a million utensils. This kitchen drawer organizer gives each piece of cutlery its own home, which helps keep things chaos-free.See It
The infamous junk drawer. We all have one, but Marie encourages us to tackle even that area. Whatever you decide to store in this prized real estate space, the key to keeping it tidy is to give each item a place to call home. To fully organize it, Marie suggests taking everything out of the drawer, organizing items into categories, deciding what to keep/purge, and then placing similar items into their own container, like these see-through trays in various sizes.See It
For Your Cupboards
YouCopia Chef’s Edition SpiceStack 30-Bottle Spice Organizer with Universal Drawers, $39.99 on Amazon
As one reviewer puts it, “The racks themselves are fantastic—I love them to death.” This might sound a little dramatic for a spice organizer, but we feel you. This spice organizer can fit 30 full-size or 60 half-size round or square spice bottles. The drawers pull out and lower to display spices at eye level so you can quickly see your inventory when making your grocery list. Genius!See It
Do you shove all of your pans into the cabinet and then run away as quickly as possible before you can hear everything come crashing down? Stop living your life in fear and buy this organizer to make things just a little bit easier. This rack can be used vertically or horizontally, depending on the size of your cabinets, and fits 5 pans. After reading the reviews, it looks like people have also used this rack to organize extra dishes, so this product is definitely versatile.See It
To Create Extra Storage Space
If you don’t have the space, then no matter how well you organize your items, you will always feel like things look cramped and cluttered. This 3-tier shelving unit will solve that space dilemma and give you more room to organize your excess items. You can either fit this inside your pantry if it’s large enough, or keep it out in your kitchen or mudroom.See It
For Under the Sink
Just because no one usually sees underneath your sink, doesn’t mean you’re off the hook for organizing this space. Use these chic baskets to place cleaning supplies, rubber gloves, a dish brush, extra garbage bags, etc…Once organized, you won’t have to cringe every time you open this cupboard.See It
For Your Fridge
You’ve Marie Kondo’d your pantry, drawers, cupboards, and even underneath the sink, but you need to show your fridge some love as well. Using the same method you did for the other areas of your kitchen, organize your food into categories and decide what to keep and throw away. Next, place similar items into containers and stack away to save space and a little bit of sanity since you’ll now know where everything is.See It
If you’re eager to keep on organizing, check out some more of our favorite meal prep containers, plus tips to organize your kitchen for healthy eating. And why stop there? See Rachael Ray’s video tutorial on how to fold everything the Marie Kondo way too!
Related Video: How to Organize Your Spices, According to Professional Organizers
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