Organizing My Kitchen Cabinets Into A Pinterest Dream | Organize With Me

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Welcome back to my channel! I’m Alexandra Gater and I show you how to do rental-friendly upgrades and DIY projects on a budget. New videos every Saturday! Today I’m organizing my kitchen cabinets. They are so messy, and I wanted them to have a ~dreamy~ Pinterest vibe, and I’m showing you how to get the same look in only TWO steps!

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50 Comments

  1. fire knight on July 8, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    I prefer taller and slimmer light plastic containers which I can grab with one hand. These glass jars are too big and heavy.

  2. Lisa Conaway on July 8, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Lovely kitchen

  3. Maryellen N. on July 8, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    not well thought out, sorry. many impractical choices.

  4. T Lea on July 8, 2020 at 4:00 pm

    Looks really good sweet girl …🌈🌈👏🏻👏🏻🥳🥳💪💪❤️❤️

  5. Maryellen N. on July 8, 2020 at 4:02 pm

    huge glass (dangerous!) containers less than half full? no-no, not space saving

  6. Olivia Giles on July 8, 2020 at 4:08 pm

    I can’t stop staring at the M&Ms, omg, I havn’t had any lollies in 3 years, that is the thought of peanut M&Ms in a kitchen cupboard is killing me.

  7. Monique Warren on July 8, 2020 at 4:09 pm

    Those jars take up way too much space. 4 items per shelf is not a great use of space.

  8. snorlaxjen on July 8, 2020 at 4:10 pm

    You’re a Brit?? I couldn’t tell cos of your accent… tell us more ! Jenny from UK 🇬🇧

  9. shaily J on July 8, 2020 at 4:11 pm

    I hv started njoying ur videos Alexandera 🤩.. Though this one called for far btr organisational skills bt no worries stl njoyed ur cute smile 😁🤩
    Stay Blessed Stay Happy 🤗

  10. Lorraine McGady on July 8, 2020 at 4:11 pm

    My mom and I buy olive oil spouts and decant oil or balsamic vinegar into used, skinny wine bottles with the labels soaked off. Looks very nice, and I bet it’d be cute with a little label!!! Love your channel, it inspires me so much 🙂

  11. Claudia Rosales on July 8, 2020 at 4:12 pm

    If your ever in California and need a place to organize, decorate and make functional…me, me, me!! I live in an apartment w 1 more person and we hv lots of stuff. Help!😉

  12. Linda Fox on July 8, 2020 at 4:15 pm

    My hack for organizing the tupperware/now glass containers drawer. It works best in a fairly deep and wide drawer. I had a small size SS dish drainer that I no longer used. So, I upcycled it to store those lids. I stacked the round dishes (large to small) on the flat section, and the square and rectangle containers along the right side of the dish drainer. The lids fit in the dish slots, and the silverware cup holds pint-size lids for a few tupperware single-serving for the freezer meals.

  13. Susan Mary on July 8, 2020 at 4:16 pm

    I love what you have done, and I think it applies to almost everyone. But what about those places that experience earthquakes? Would Love to have a shelf out in the open. How do I accomplish that while being mindful? I think having or goods exposed will cut down expenses by seeing wer have enough. Saves over buying & not wasting food products by throwing then away because wer forgot about them. Thank you for all your videos. You are so genuine and a blessing to so many.

  14. Shyann Foster on July 8, 2020 at 4:17 pm

    i reorganized my great grandmas pantry a couple months ago and she had food in there from 2001!!!! 😂

  15. MA WILLIAMS on July 8, 2020 at 4:17 pm

    I like that your jars are big that’s different I always see small ones I’m have to try the big ones too thanks for a new ideas.

  16. karymer80 on July 8, 2020 at 4:17 pm

    Where did you get the labels from?

  17. nick orange on July 8, 2020 at 4:18 pm

    i did not know you are british. :O

  18. emily cox on July 8, 2020 at 4:20 pm

    I live in a studio in Chicago and my kitchen doesn’t have any drawers. I love my utensils (they’re all rose gold) and I store them in magnetic marker caddies (the kind made for dry erase boards) on the front of my fridge. They came with dividers so there is a spot for my forks, knives, spoons, and chopsticks! I like it so much better than having to lay them down in a utensil organizer.

  19. Isabel on July 8, 2020 at 4:21 pm

    My decoration goal for 2020 is to get the most out of my apartment and to make it look fresh, organised and as purposeful as it can be with minimal investment. I have a beautiful loft apartment with lots of light. I know it could look so much better!

  20. Clem C. on July 8, 2020 at 4:21 pm

    Just ordered my own labels 🙂

  21. Rebecca Mercado on July 8, 2020 at 4:21 pm

    7:39 made me smile🤩

  22. Donna Braccio on July 8, 2020 at 4:24 pm

    I don’t use any plastic…only glass…but I keep the lids on each glass storage container….stack them empty in the cabinet. If the lids are separate…you’re always hunting for the correct lid.

  23. Norma Guzman on July 8, 2020 at 4:25 pm

    Hi! Can I ask where your coffeemaker is from? My kitchen space is so limited right now and I could use something that size!

  24. Rinny Dale on July 8, 2020 at 4:25 pm

    👍🏻👍🏻 💖💖💖💖💖

  25. Nadia Ratliff on July 8, 2020 at 4:26 pm

    Used your skillshare to sign up so excited… idk why it took me so long to sign up

  26. B MCVR on July 8, 2020 at 4:27 pm

    Love how the junk food is on the lower cabinet shelf and the staples are above that. Why suffer to access the candy? Hilarious

  27. Savannah Bernal on July 8, 2020 at 4:27 pm

    I use a lazy Susan for easy access to spices or different items that usually get pushed behind others!

  28. Donna Braccio on July 8, 2020 at 4:28 pm

    My daughter taught me a spice drawer hack….you use a drawer…lay them down…two layers usually fit…the labels facing up…so easy to find each spice and they don’t constantly fall over when you are looking for a particular spice.

  29. Rhi KS on July 8, 2020 at 4:31 pm

    I love clean with me’s definitely do more!

  30. Jai Jordan on July 8, 2020 at 4:31 pm

    Write the date of the expiration of the products you placed in the jar at the bottom of the jar using a dry-erase marker. 🙂

  31. Marie on July 8, 2020 at 4:32 pm

    Please please please don’t just trough food out just because the best by date has passed! Use your senses (see, smell, taste) to check if the food is actually bad. If not it is totally safe to keep using it past the best before date!

  32. Sonny Bee on July 8, 2020 at 4:40 pm

    This was fun. Thx. I really appreciated that you used glass and wood jars for organizing,
    rather than plastic.
    Good going!

  33. Flower on July 8, 2020 at 4:42 pm

    Recently did similar with clear dollar store jars and bins, and some things into ziplock bags within containers. Having various sizes of jars, bins, bags works well for me but everyone’s food stock is different. I love how lidded containers help keep any mice or bugs out of food and keeps them not as interested in kitchen! Less crumbs and easier to clean. And looks pretty and easier to see what you have. Love commenters’ idea to add expiration dates like in marker on back or bottom and erase marker with alcohol.

  34. Inspired by Beauty on July 8, 2020 at 4:42 pm

    You inspired me! I bought some organizers for my office drawer, junk drawer in kitchen and I finally broke down and bought something to organize my silverware. Yeah, I know. Just didn’t get around to it till now…..👀 I am soooooo happy with my results and got rid of ma lot too! Keep us inspired!!!!!!💋

  35. Nancy Cosgrove on July 8, 2020 at 4:42 pm

    So cute!!!

  36. Jessie Swanson on July 8, 2020 at 4:43 pm

    Where’d you Get your gold watering can by the prayer plant above three fridge

  37. Claudia G on July 8, 2020 at 4:43 pm

    I think that removing the doors from the cabinets with the jars would look better. I love the jars!

  38. SamaChaos on July 8, 2020 at 4:46 pm

    Ugh when you put clean Tupperware on the floor and then put it away again in the drawer…I know only the bottoms touched the floor but then you stored it all stacked vertically together

  39. Sue Davis on July 8, 2020 at 4:47 pm

    Now you can shop at the zero waste store! Bravo!

  40. Alexandra Gater on July 8, 2020 at 4:48 pm

    For everyone asking, my pom pom cardigan is from Beautifully You, the first size-inclusive store Canada! Note that this sweater was gifted to me 🙂 https://beautifullyyou.shop/

  41. Annalisa Kite on July 8, 2020 at 4:48 pm

    I worry that dry goods will go stale if the lid doesn’t fit properly. I use clear plastic containers big enough that the whole package fits inside and I can see what is in there.

  42. Veronica Hernandez on July 8, 2020 at 4:49 pm

    Where can i get the little spice jars? Loved this video?

  43. Cora Firefly on July 8, 2020 at 4:49 pm

    Reorganizing your cabinets is also a great possibility to clean everything up. And maybe you can put nice patterned adhesive foil on the back? Like the one for furniture? If you like to make it look different. Or I could even think of something even more easy…just use wrapping paper again. As it is a rented flat, you might stick it on with very little double sided adhesive tape so you can take it of super easy? I don’t know if that looks good or is a good idea for a kitchen, but I’d try it. Doesn’t cost the world and can be changed in a minute.

  44. V KR on July 8, 2020 at 4:53 pm

    Not sure about the huge glass jar for teabags. Can’t we just keep them in an open tray and hang the cups on the screw-on hooks above it?

  45. Alexicon 18 on July 8, 2020 at 4:54 pm

    All of my old mugs are now new homes for my baby plants. Just because the most of them are from vacation so I am still not ready to let them go hut the dishwasher would have killed them over time. So probably a cute way to use old and not often used mugs …

  46. Nicole Nelson on July 8, 2020 at 4:56 pm

    love the gold measuring cups! Can you add a link for those?

  47. Vicky timmerman on July 8, 2020 at 4:57 pm

    My favorite hack is in one of the cupboards a Lazy Susan that have things on it are use every single day, Peanut butter honey salt apple vinegar and cooking spray

  48. Liz on July 8, 2020 at 4:57 pm

    For someone who does cook/bake a lot, this setup would NOT be practical! I have always lived in small spaces, and find the stackable square OXO canisters to be much, much better. Not nearly so much wasted footprint space, just as East to get the lid off. And don’t decant spices or baking powder/soda into jars unless they’re spices you regularly use up, or you’re also including the expiration label. I’ve always put my spices lying down in a drawer because it’s easier to see what’s what, and grab what’s needed.

  49. Gamer Gal on July 8, 2020 at 4:57 pm

    Instead of paper or punch labels consider handwritten using a water-based paint marker (Sharpie makes good ones). Once dry the writing is stable but can be washed off when changing contents. You can write the expiry dates on as well to track freshness after you toss the original food packaging.

  50. Paula Parkison on July 8, 2020 at 4:58 pm

    Just show us what to do without all the talking.

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