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Picasso

Dorota, my former kitchen was like that except smaller as the entrance to it was where your fridge-freezer is!

I put shelves for glass storage jars to the right of the boiler, made a platform for the microwave so there was room under it and it was nearer eye level, and covered the toaster, mixer etc with fabric covers to co-ordinate, save cleaning and add a splash of colour. I put wine racks above the wall units and also storage boxes all the same neutral colour. I also created a narrow shelf at the back of the work surface so that tea, coffee, sugar jars, mugs etc had somewhere to sit and I had some extra space below them.

   
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Picasso

Leighaevans1, I’m with you where baskets are concerned. For top shelves I’ve also used wire filing trays to hold things which aren’t heavy so you can just lift the whole thing down. Plastic boxes within drawers also keep things tidy and organised, as well as enabling more to be stored - I do exactly the same as you with food processor accessories.

   
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Alisha Murdock

Good story, thanks for tips.

   

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