A mess in the refrigerator is a pet peeve of mine.  I hate not being able to find anything in the refrigerator or having to remove a bunch of things to get to what I need.  If you find the same thing happens in your home, I have a solution!  You will love opening your refrigerator after implementing this cost effective solution!

Great refrigerator organization ideas to keep everything organized in your kitchen!

Start by cleaning out your refrigerator.  Remove everything, get rid of spoiled food, and wipe down all of the surfaces.  This gives you a clean slate to now organize.

Great refrigerator organization ideas to keep everything organized in your kitchen!

The next step is to use these great storage baskets with handles.  You can find these or something similar at your local Old Time Pottery.  The handles make these perfect for the refrigerator.  They are easily accessible and will keep everything organized.

Great refrigerator organization ideas to keep everything organized in your kitchen!

Adjust your shelves if needed to have several slots for the organization baskets.  Start adding items back to your refrigerator in an organized manner.  Think about what each basket should contain.  You might use one basket for meats and one for cheeses.  Laying all of the items in your refrigerator out on the counter should help to determine what should go in each basket.

Great refrigerator organization ideas to keep everything organized in your kitchen!

Think about zones in your refrigerator.  The shelf below has a meat basket and a snack basket.  For me, keeping snacks handy for the kids is important.  You might have other important items to store that could be corralled into a basket.

Great refrigerator organization ideas to keep everything organized in your kitchen!

I did not label my baskets but you absolutely could do that as well.  I think our baskets will change contents over time so labeling did not work in our case.  Be sure to use any drawers that you have in your refrigerator wisely as well.  One item per drawer works best sot that you know where everything is located.

Great refrigerator organization ideas to keep everything organized in your kitchen!

Start with some of these refrigerator organization ideas in your home.  You will love your new organized refrigerator and how easy it makes your daily life.  Being organized in the kitchen makes life so easy.

Great refrigerator organization ideas to keep everything organized in your kitchen!

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Angie blogs at The Country Chic Cottage where you can find creative crafts, vintage finds, home decor, and DIY all with a little farmhouse flair. Angie has been blogging for over 2 years and is married with three kids. Stop by her blog where you will find everything from small, quick crafts to major furniture and home makeovers.

    7 Comments

  1. Julie January 3, 2017 at 7:23 AM Reply

    Post Christmas our fridge is in a bot of a state, I love the idea of giving it a proper make over. Thanks for the great tips. I think I will invest in some baskets, they look ideal.

    • Julie January 6, 2017 at 3:09 AM Reply

      Just to let you know I am now the proud owner of 2 smart long thin fridge baskets and my fridge has never looked tidier! thanks for much for the prompt I needed!

  2. Margaret Robinson January 3, 2017 at 6:37 PM Reply

    Congrats! You had some really great ideas and your frig looks wonderful!

  3. Anita January 4, 2017 at 8:17 PM Reply

    What an awesome idea! I will definitely do this. Thanks for sharing.

  4. Heidi January 6, 2017 at 8:01 PM Reply

    Great idea to use the bins. I use one just for apples in my fridge, but I think I’ll get a few more larger ones and in white. Thanks for the inspiration!

  5. diyadulation January 11, 2017 at 10:34 AM Reply

    These little baskets look perfect for side-by-side fridges! Those things always seem to get cluttered up so quickly. Thanks for sharing your organization idea with us at Merry Monday this week!

  6. Fabiola Garciaf January 13, 2017 at 10:44 PM Reply

    This is a great idea for keeping the fridge organize. I have plenty of then all over the pantry and never thought to use then in the refrigerator. Cool idea. Thanks

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