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15 sneaky ways to hugely improve your small kitchen

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There's nothing to worry about if you have a tiny kitchen these days as there are some incredible hacks available to help you make the most of every nuance of space you have. However, you don't just have to take our word for it.

If you're always on the lookout for new and creative ways to get more from your kitchen design, take a look at these amazing ideas. From getting the most out of your storage to displaying your pots and pans in a more interesting way, we've got all the secrets to making your kitchen a whole lot bigger and more functional!

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

 Kitchen by ELIX
ELIX

Cocina promoción ELIX Aragó, 35

ELIX

2. Turn those unusable corners into super organised drawers

Harbourside kitchen:  Kitchen by Tim Jasper
Tim Jasper

Harbourside kitchen

Tim Jasper

3. Add racking to the inside of cupboard doors

Orford | A classic country kitchen with coastal inspiration:  Kitchen by Davonport
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

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

NEW! 2015 Kitchen: PORTLAND + ARCOS:  Kitchen by Schmidt Palmers Green
Schmidt Palmers Green

NEW! 2015 Kitchen: PORTLAND + ARCOS

Schmidt Palmers Green

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

9. Put bulky items on castors to make them movable

Cliff Dwelling:  Kitchen by Specht Architects
Specht Architects

Cliff Dwelling

Specht Architects

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

Chalet Gstaad:  Kitchen by Ardesia Design
Ardesia Design

Chalet Gstaad

Ardesia Design

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

Peponi House :  Kitchen by STUDIO [D] TALE
STUDIO [D] TALE

Peponi House

STUDIO [D] TALE

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

​Hardvendel Design:  Kitchen by Hardvendel Design
Hardvendel Design

​Hardvendel Design

Hardvendel Design

13. Hang your pans on a rack above the cooker

Mediterranean Style:  Kitchen by Rencraft
Rencraft

Mediterranean Style

Rencraft

14. Use bright colours to detract from small proportions

Small kitchen, big bold colour!:  Kitchen by Hallwood Furniture
Hallwood Furniture

Small kitchen, big bold colour!

Hallwood Furniture

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

Synergy of Light and Space:  Kitchen by The Myers Touch
The Myers Touch

Synergy of Light and Space

The Myers Touch

More more amazing kitchen inspiration, take a look at this Ideabook: 9 Drool-Inducing Kitchens To Inspire Your Home.

Have we given you any big new ideas for your kitchen?
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