Susan McPherson - CENTURY 21 Commonwealth | Natick, MA Realty, Sherborn, MA Realty, Dover, MA Realty


Keeping cabinets organized isn’t always the easiest feat. Afterall, while cabinetry is often custom built to fit the room it’s rarely custom-built to fit the items they’re designed to store. And your family doesn’t help, coming in like a tornado afterschool rampaging your cupboards for snacks and drinks. Here’s how to keep cabinets organized in a way even kids can help keep maintained.

Create bespoke organization with stacking shelves designed to add more space between cabinet shelving. This essentially allows you to at least double your storage space, if not triple it depending on how tall your cabinets are and the height of your stacking shelves. Triple shelves are especially helpful in keeping plates and bowls in their own areas without creating one big pile of them. Doubles keep mugs and glasses easily within reach without crowding each other out.

Keep like items together in easy to grab bins. Think categories like lunches, snacks, breakfast, dinner, baking. This keeps pantry items neat and organized so kids aren’t wading through bags of chips to get to gummy snacks (and making more chaos). Clear containers and labels help everyone upkeep your tidy system. It also helps them find what they are looking for without you.

Bins can also be helpful if you meal plan. Pick up baskets for each day of the week and put each meal’s ingredients in its designated basket along with the recipe. This makes for faster meal prep and more coveted downtime.

Homeowners often tuck appliances away in hard to reach spots since they aren’t often used. However, this also makes them less likely to be used them because let’s be honest, you’ll dread pulling them out. Create a solution that allows everything to be easily accessed at all times. This could be by putting them on display to pull double-duty as decor or choosing stacking shelves that work with the height of your appliances.

Installing slide out drawers between shelves allows you to take advantage of the depth of your cabinets without the need to blindly reach behind items hoping you’ll grab the right item. Alternatively, a lazy susan or two will help you achieve the same outcome without installation. If you take this route carry over the like-items with the like-items rule here so you know which is holding the Italian spices and which the vanilla.

Creating organized cabinets doesn’t have to be expensive or hard. And it certainly doesn’t have to require gutting the kitchen to completely redesign them. A trip to the container store and a trusty label maker should set you right. With the right solutions, you might even be able to get your family to them organized as well. Best of luck!



11 Farm Road, Sherborn, MA 01770

Single-Family

$659,000
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Charming Cape located in the heart of Sherborn. This quaint home has two separate living units and is ideal for any buyer looking for an in-law apt or home office w/ separate entrance. Or, easily transform it to a single family via the interior connecting French doors in the den. The main living space is tastefully updated and features a cozy living room w/ fireplace, den, dining area, eat-in kitchen with direct access to the deck, & ½ bath w/ laundry. Two large bedrooms w/ a full bath round out the 2nd floor. The other half of the home features a living room, office, full kitchen w/ laundry & full bath on the 1st floor and a bedroom in the finished attic. Each space has its own front entrance and is also joined by the back deck. Large barn with electricity is perfect for hobbies or to use as a garage. An unbeatable location - the home is a walkable distance to town center, Farm Pond & town trails. Close to schools & commuting routes. A wonderful opportunity!
Open House
Sunday
July 21 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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28 Peckham Hill Road, Sherborn, MA 01770

Single-Family

$879,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
3
Baths
Renovated contemporary cape with open floorplan and a modern flare! This move-in ready home is privately set on beautiful grounds and is located on a dead-end street in a highly desired, close to town neighborhood. The home features an updated kitchen w/ oversized refrigerator/freezer & gas cooktop. The 1st floor has an open concept living area and two bedrooms-each with a dedicated bath. The recently added 2nd floor master suite is a wonderful retreat. Large finished walk-out basement with mudroom, laundry room & office. Unfinished attic bonus room offers expansion possibilities. Enjoy spending time on your over-sized mahogany deck admiring the wonderful views of your amazing property which include a level backyard & paddock area, fire pit gathering spot and garden area w/ raised garden beds. 5-stall barn needs tlc but has great possibilities. Close to town trails, Farm Pond, schools & town center. A terrific commuting location. DS schools ranked #1. A truly unique property!
Open House
Sunday
July 21 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Come see this spectacular open concept cape on gorgeous grounds!
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Location: 28 Peckham Hill Road, Sherborn, MA 01770    Get Directions

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Renovated contemporary cape with open floorplan and a modern flare! This move-in ready home is privately set on beautiful grounds and is located on a dead-end street in a highly desired, close to town neighborhood. The home features an updated kitchen w/ oversized refrigerator/freezer & gas cooktop. The 1st floor has an open concept living area and two bedrooms-each with a dedicated bath. The recently added 2nd floor master suite is a wonderful retreat. Large finished walk-out basement with mudroom, laundry room & office. Unfinished attic bonus room offers expansion possibilities. Enjoy spending time on your over-sized mahogany deck admiring the wonderful views of your amazing property which include a level backyard & paddock area, fire pit gathering spot and garden area w/ raised garden beds. 5-stall barn needs tlc but has great possibilities. Close to town trails, Farm Pond, schools & town center. A terrific commuting location. DS schools ranked #1. A truly unique property!

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28 Peckham Hill Road, Sherborn, MA 01770

Single-Family

$879,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
3
Baths
Renovated contemporary cape with open floorplan and a modern flare! This move-in ready home is privately set on beautiful grounds and is located on a dead-end street in a highly desired, close to town neighborhood. The home features an updated kitchen w/ oversized refrigerator/freezer & gas cooktop. The 1st floor has an open concept living area and two bedrooms-each with a dedicated bath. The recently added 2nd floor master suite is a wonderful retreat. Large finished walk-out basement with mudroom, laundry room & office. Unfinished attic bonus room offers expansion possibilities. Enjoy spending time on your over-sized mahogany deck admiring the wonderful views of your amazing property which include a level backyard & paddock area, fire pit gathering spot and garden area w/ raised garden beds. 5-stall barn needs tlc but has great possibilities. Close to town trails, Farm Pond, schools & town center. A terrific commuting location. DS schools ranked #1. A truly unique property!
Open House
Sunday
July 21 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
Come see this spectacular open concept cape on gorgeous grounds!
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 28 Peckham Hill Road, Sherborn, MA 01770    Get Directions

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