Kitchen ribba+hacker

Published on November 14th, 2008 | by Jules IKEAHacker

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The art of cooking utensils





Michelle gives her laddle, skimmer and spatula the love they deserve by framing them in a Ribba shadow box. I love the idea – it’s a fab way to show off your cooking utensils when not in use, rather than stashing them in the drawer or cramming them in an Ordning. Well, provided they are all shiny with no crusty burnt marks on them, er, like mine.

She says, “I recently moved into a new condo that has a tiny kitchen with extreme lack of counter space. I used to store cooking utensils (laddle, skimmer, spatula, etc) in the Ikea Ordning. But unfortunately, there isn’t anymore room for it on my counter so I thought of a way to hang the utensils instead.

I used a Ribba shadow box with the Lansa black door handle. I had to change some the hardware (shorter screwn, washers, and botls) for the Lansa in order for it to securely fasten onto the board of the Ribba shadow box. I also painted the board that came with the shadow box the same color of the wall (light grey).

Below my utensil holder, I’ve also used the Kroken magnetic knife rack for my spices. The containers for the spices came from Canadian Tire.

This solution has been a big help in kitchen. Hopefully it’ll help a lot of other people who have little to no counter space.”

See more of Michelle’s arty cooking utensil holder.

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6 Responses to The art of cooking utensils

  1. iris says:

    The frame might look even better if you painted the board/backing a contrasting color. It could bring some focus to this setup :)

  2. Anonymous says:

    OO, i agree with iris. A nice contrasing color backing would be nice. (You could always use fabric or contact paper as well.

  3. Liz says:

    I’ve been reading Ikea hacker for a while, and honestly… this may be my favorite hack! I love it! It’s practical and artistic and inexpensive. A perfect hack.

  4. Mimi says:

    I love the magnetic spice holder!!!

  5. Tony says:

    I acutally like it the same color as the wall – makes it seem less like a box and more like a real part of the condo or wall. Great, cheap hack!

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