This morning I tackled my lazy susan. I use the top shelf in this cupboard mainly for spices and the bottom cupboard is my baking shelf. However I haven’t organized it in over a year and it was definitely due to be done. I always have to laugh because for a person who doesn’t enjoy baking I sure have a lot of baking supplies…what’s with that?! You can’t say I don’t try…lol.
Here are my before pictures:
Whew…definitely overflowing with stuff spilling out of the containers everywhere and clearly no boundaries present anymore. I couldn’t stand it a moment longer so I set to work. First I pulled everything out onto the counter and the mess got so much worse before it got better:
This basket below holding my measuring cups definitely needed to be replaced with something a little bigger wouldn’t you say:
Ahh that’s better:
Remember this basket below. I’m using it now to store some of my baking supplies and in case you are wondering why I have a cooler bottle there, that is what I turn my angel food cake pan over onto when it comes out of the oven.
So after alot of rearranging and purging, here is the final product:
You can see I use a lot of containers to keep “like sorted with like”. I absolutely have to have everything similar contained in the same spot. I also gave the spices a new more functional container. I like to keep my spices here for a couple of reasons….first to keep them out of view and from cluttering up my countertop and because the lazy susan is right beside the stove for ease of use.
Items were put back into the lazy susan with the things I use most often towards the front.
Okay so I may have gotten carried away with my pictures again…sorry about that. I am very happy to have this tackle done and am feeling quite the sense of accomplishment today. I keep opening the cupboard to take a peek at it!
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Updated: See here for how I ended up labeling my spice jars.