Monday, October 29, 2012

Kitchen Gadgets

The garden is basically finished for the year, and I've been talking a lot about the animals, so I'm moving the conversation indoors, at least for now. 

I've always liked the idea of having larger kitchen utensils hanging from a rack, but haven't found anything that would work until recently.  The cooking utensils used to be in a crock next to the stove.

Finally, this is what I came up with.  I just took a small tension rod, usually used for curtains, and put it under the wall cabinet next to the stove close against the wall.  Then I put S hooks over it and hung the utensils from them.  It works beautifully.

They've been like this for awhile and I think it's how they'll stay--at least until I get another idea or get tired of this one. 

I tend to do a lot of rearranging, streamlining, and decluttering throughout the whole house.  That includes everything from small items like these utensils to larger things like furniture.  After all these years of seeing things moved around frequently, Mr. M just shakes his head.  He doesn't understand; he's happy with putting things a certain way and leaving them like that for years.  I would never be able to do that!  It would frustrate me terribly.  So he justs laughs at me and lets me do my thing; he's definitely a keeper.



  1. I LOVE the curtain rod and s-hook idea!

  2. What a great idea for hanging utensils, and perfect timing for me! We are just finishing our kitchen and I was wondering how to attach cup hooks to the undersides of the cabinets. Your curtain rod idea is awesome! I think I even have some tension rods from my previous home. Thanks for the great post!

    Marie at Rural Living Today

    1. You're welcome. I'm glad this was helpful to you. Thanks for stopping by my blog.

  3. Great idea! Hmmm, where can I do that?

    Found you featured on Wicked Good Wednesday :)

  4. What a great idea!
    I hung my meausring cups on the back of a cabinet door. That helped a lot. No more searching.