“I’m pretty sure there is a support group for those of us who get an unnatural thrill from staring at the perfectly organized pantry,” Emily Henderson wrote in a blog post about her newly renovated kitchen in her weekend home (known as “Mountain House” to fans). There is, Emily. And welcome! You are not alone.
We, too, get an unnatural thrill from eyeing thoughtfully organized shelves and pleasingly tidy drawers, so we are super-excited that the LA-based designer is sharing the details of where she puts every little (and big) thing in her Mountain House kitchen. Here, 10 next-level storage and organization ideas from our fellow Type-A neat-freak (we see you, Emily).
Above: This is a huge upgrade from the basement or garage fridge. If it’s in your budget, consider refrigerator drawers for stocking up on beverages. Emily designated a lower refrigerator drawer to healthy kids’ snacks.
7. Integrate storage into the trash drawer.
8. Bring order under the sink.
9. Choose storage containers that stack.
10. Make room for a coffee station.
Make sure to check out Emily’s post about her Mountain House kitchen for more sourcing information and nitty-gritty details.