6 ideas to store tupperware

6 ideas to store tupperware

Tupperware is a must-have in every kitchen but it can be the most painful thing to store. Here are 6 ideas to store tupperware so you never have a mis-matching lid and container again.

6 ideas to store tupperware

6 ideas to store tupperware

My husband actually refuses to put the tupperware away. He hates it.

Firstly, he hates that the plastic stuff doesn’t dry in the dishwasher, then he hates that my storage system isn’t always that neat (thank you children!).

I’ve tried so many different ways to store it over the years.

I used to be very against storing it with the lids on. It grossed me out that the air could get trapped in there or a little moisture could get stuck.

If you’ve got the space though, it really is one of the best ways to keep the lids from wandering off or breeding.

You might also be interested in how I organised my pantry.

We have one big 2-shelf cupboard for our tupperware so I have the small containers with thier lids on in a big tub on the top shelf, glass containers with on lids next to them (I love the Decor Match Ups) then the larger containers on the bottom shelf.

I realise that’s not idea for everyone though and we’ll be after a new solution later in the year when we renovate our kitchen so I’ve put together a collection of 6 ideas to store tupperware.

6 ideas to store tupperware

1 Using inexpensive drawers and shelf risers

6 ideas to store tupperware

From Mrs Organised

2 Store lids on a labelled shelf

6 ideas to store tupperware

From Better Homes and Gardens

3 Use under-shelf baskets

6 ideas to store tupperwareFrom Better Homes and Gardens

4 Build the ultimate container storage drawer

6 ideas to store tupperwareFrom Family Handy Man 

5 Use tension rods in drawers

6 ideas to store tupperware

From Montana Prairie Tales

6 Use a desk sorter for lids

6 ideas to store tupperware

From Better Homes and Gardens

There you go, 6 ideas to store tupperware. But if you know me you’ll know I always say that there are a few steps before the organising stage.

This video sums them up nicely…

 

 

If you have kids, you might also like – how to organise kids toys.

 

 

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2 Comments

  • San

    Reply Reply May 30, 2018

    Great topic,Claire! In my new kitchen I had 2 drawers dedicated to plastic containers-one for the tiny ones,one for the large ones.I keep lids separate to the bases,in a small basket in the drawer.My drawers aren’t as tidy as those shown, but at least I can quickly see which lid fits which base. 🙂

    • Claire

      Reply Reply June 13, 2018

      That’s a great idea keeping the lids in a basket!

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