6 ways to get more out of your space

Whether your kitchen is big or small, storage can often be an issue. Here are some helpful tips to help you create a spacious DIY kitchen.

Finding space in your kitchen can seem like a nightmare. Often small kitchens and even larger kitchens can leave owners with little functionality and storage space. Lucky for you, we’ve got some tricks up our sleeve to help you get the most out of your space—whatever size it may be.

DIY shelving

Who needs shelves when you already have cabinets? The answer is everyone! Shelves are a great solution for adding a little extra storage to your kitchen. You can put them almost anywhere and they’re are as easy as 1, 2, 3. Repurpose your benchtop offcuts or end panels to create a special addition in your kitchen. 


Wireware is a fantastic way to organise your cabinets and drawers—maximising your storage space at the same time. Using wireware in your kitchen will give everything its own place and also make those hard to reach items easily accessible. We have wire baskets that fit in pantries and blind corner cabinets to really maximise the use of your space. 

Blind corner pullout baskets utilise space well.

Drawer inserts

You’ve heard it before—this isn’t new, it’s what’s inside that counts. Drawer inserts really are a dream come true and are quite often overlooked when it comes to planning your kitchen. They give you organised storage and improve overall kitchen functionality. It’s definitely worth while putting some of these babies into your kitchen drawers. 

Waste bins

Keeping your waste bins inside your cabinets will help reduce the amount of cluttered items you have laying around your kitchen. Integrated waste bins are a fabulous solution to concealing clutter as well as odours. There are so many different types and sizes of waste bins available within the kaboodle range, so there will always be a garbage solution for you. 

Our cut to measure range gives you a perfect fit.

Cut to measure cabinets

When people think DIY they generally think modular. We’ve come up with a way to give you that perfect fit in your kitchen space with our cut to measure service. We can modify selected cabinets, doors and panels, as well as benchtops to ensure that pesky 30mm gap is seamlessly filled in your space. Our cut to measure service gives you the best of both worlds, with the option of modular and fit to size cabinets to piece together your DIY kitchen. You no longer need to waste space with filler panels!

Corner cabinets

U-shape and L-shape kitchen designs can sometimes lose functionality and space because of their sharp corners. Corner cabinets and blind corner cabinets are an excellent way to fill these sharp, difficult spaces without losing any storage in the process. Now we know that some people argue that corner cabinets themselves are a cause of misused storage because they make it harder to reach those items hiding at the back. BUT, if the right corner cabinet wireware is used, your hard to reach space will be fully functional in no time. You’ll be able to easily find those chips you hid from yourself at the back of the cupboard without anyone hearing you rummaging around!