Sometimes you just can't control the size of the room you're working with. These creative storage and decor ideas from Houzz can help transform a cramped kitchen into an efficient, well-designed space.

From lighting tips to creating hidden storage space, the extensive list covers every nook and cranny of the kitchen. For example, simply installing two-layer drawers can save a surprising amount of space.

"Try two-layer drawers. Deep drawers aren’t always used to their full capacity. This nifty idea — a slide-across top layer for cutlery and smaller cooking utensils — makes sure no inch goes unused."

Flip through the tips below and be sure to visit Houzz for more.

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