Having your spices and herbs neatly stacked really makes your cooking way easier especially after a busy time in the kitchen where everything tends to be in a muddle. If you constantly find yourself reach for seasoning to jazz up your food then you need to store your spices and herbs neatly.
10. Magnetic Mason Jars
Though spices don’t take up much room, they could if you got loads of them. One way you can save your spices without having to worry about needing more space is to make storages using magnetic mason jars! You literally only need some small mason jars, a metal bracket and some really strong magnets and voila! You got yourself a cool storage to stash your spices. Source
9. Totally Awesome Sliding Rack
If you want a large spice storage but still want to be thrifty then you don’t need to worry! We have the perfect solution for you. This one uses the little gap between your oven and the cabinets. Make sure you take the right measurements that will fit the gap. Add two dowel sticks to each rack to keep the spices visible and safe and you can paint the wood parts any color you like! Hung your sliding rack on the top of countertop and leave a slight gap above the floor. You might want to add a handle too for easier access. This DIY spice storage idea probably needs the most work but it’s totally worth it! There is enough space for at least 40 standard size spice bottles! Fantastic. Source.FYI, Video below will give you different learning experience. In case reading a blog post is not “really” your thing.
8. Hang Your Jars!
Add a new look in your kitchen by hanging your spices and herbs on the wall. Nails and wire ropes are pretty much all you need for this. Simply wrap wire ropes on your jars and hang them on the nails you’ve set into the wall. You can also use adhesive wall hooks. If you happen to have a white wall, you can cover your jars in white wrappings to add an aesthetic element. Just remember to add a label on each jar so you can quickly find the flavor for your mac and cheese. Source
7. Going Vintage with a Coke Crate
Repurpose your old Coca-Cola or Dr. Pepper crate as your spice storage. Simply turn it on its side and adhere it to a wall with brackets. What’s more interesting is that the bottle compartments are just the right size for your jars. It has enough space for about 24 jars for your spices and herbs. In addition, there’s still more space to place your jars on top of the crate. Don’t forget to label each lid so you can easily spot your oregano. Source
6. Handy Shower Caddy
Who says shower caddy is only useful to put your shampoos and soaps? If you are okay with stashing your shower items beside the bathtub, you can repurpose your shower caddy as your spice storage! Attach it to a wall or on the back of your pantry door with a bracket and there you go, you got yourself a new storage for your herbs and spices. Source Continue..decorating your spice storage can add so much beauty and flair to your kitchen especially if you like having everything neat and organized. If you are feeling creative.
5. Custom Spice Storage Drawers
If you have a knack for woodwork then you will absolutely love this idea. One problem when keeping bottles in drawers is that they might roll against one another. So, with a few strips of wood trim and some glue this problem will be solved. Use the quarter round base board trim to cradle the neck and the ‘L’ shaped corner piece to hold the bottom of the jar. Glue the strips onto the bottom of the drawer. They need to be pressed down with a brick until they are completely dry. Source
4. Magnetic Boards
With the help of magnets you can stick your herb and spice jars or containers anywhere and save some space especially if you have a small kitchen. Your cabinets and drawers are already full? Stick your spice and herbs containers on the fridge door, on the back of your pantry door or under the shelf. Attach your board anywhere you want and arrange your containers however you like. Source
3. Tic-Tac for Your Spice Rack
This one is the easiest and simplest way for you to stash your spices. Don’t throw your tic-tac containers in the trash can. Collect them and use them to store your spices and herbs. Moreover, they are really convenient to bring along to camping. You have to admit this one is a really simple yet fun spice storage idea. Source
2. Food Holders
With cabinet clips you can repurpose these little things here to store your spice and herb jars. Not only will this storage keep your jars neatly organized but also prevent them from being cluttered. Just attach them to the inside of your pantry door and you got yourself a new space-saving spice storage! Unlike wooden shelves that need thorough cleaning at regular intervals, this one is way easier to clean. These are all really simple yet fun DIY spice storage ideas that don’t take a lot of your time and money. What are you waiting for? Source
1. Economical Spice Racks
There is no reason why you shouldn’t try to make a wire shelf. This one is extremely cheap (for $1 you can get this! That’s good news for people who tend to be thrifty) and you won’t have to clean it. Bend the little legs as flat as you can then bend up the one side at the 4th wire with needle nose pliers. You need to skip one wire and bend the other side up. If you want larger spice storage then skip 2 wires to make them wider at the bottom. Bend up the other side like before. Hung these racks with screws that have a large head on them anywhere you want. Choose a convenient spot that is within your reach when cooking! Source