Old York Rd. Kitchen RenovationTraditional Kitchen, Baltimore
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“A toe kick doesn’t have to be wasted space. Drawers for extra storage are the perfect use for this overlooked space.” — Yanic SimardThese toe-kick drawers are the cleverest idea I’ve seen all week. Here a stepladder is tucked away in the handy space. Others stash cookie sheets, muffin tins and more. Full story: The Kitchen Storage Space That Hides at Floor Level
… or a stepladder for when you need to reach those tall upper cabinets.
To eke out storage in every last corner of your kitchen, utilize the space under the cabinets with kick drawers. (They’re tucked in behind the cabinet’s toe kick.) This one hides a folding step stool to reach those high shelves, but you could also use this space to hold trays or cookie sheets.
A handy step stool. It's always great to have a leg up for extra-high upper cabinetry, but where on earth should you store the step stool? An ultrathin model can slip right inside a discreet drawer. This homeowner managed to sneak one inside a toe kick. A specialized step stool drawer like this is offered by many cabinetry manufacturers — if you're designing a new kitchen, don't forget to ask about this feature.