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Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 19 Mar 2013 04:09

That's what mine are, Carousel drawers. I couldn't remember what the name was yesterday when I posted.

I have always thought the space under the units is wasted, so would love to have plinth drawers fitted, wonder if it's possible now.

Just looked at the Magic Corners clip, they are great but I don't have any corners in my units, two straight runs in a galley kitchen.

Lizx

GinN

GinN Report 18 Mar 2013 22:27

I'm looking forward to having more storage space in the new kitchen, though I'm sure I'll soon fill it!
Were lucky enough to have a (small) walk in pantry, very rare in a '70s bungalow. I'm sure there's tins and packets in there since we moved in, so time for a major clear out.
We took one of the old plinths away to house the baking tins underneath - yes, space is wasted there.

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 18 Mar 2013 22:05

We have a cupboard in the kitchen (not part of the kitchen cupboards), it holds all my cookbooks (2 shelves of them ~ over 100!), a cupboard that holds the mixmaster & dishes that don't get used often; the bottom third is a wine rack and a drawer. The wine rack is three rows of seven....... and it's just the right size to keep cling film, baking paper, foil etc.... and there's some wine there too lol

I'll be showing OH the magic corners later............. he's already seen my magic drawers :-D :-D

Bobtanian

Bobtanian Report 18 Mar 2013 18:17

I thought Magic Drawers were made from a large elastic band, a powder puff and a couple of bits of string.......

Ho Hum! ;-)

Annx

Annx Report 18 Mar 2013 17:42

I used to have the carousel ones in my kitchen, but got them to fit a magic corner one instead when I redid the kitchen 5 years ago. They are very good and I keep stuff in them that isn't used very often like my K*nwood and spare pans.

I also made them fit me plinth drawer units at the base of all the other units.....remember them? They are brilliant too......all my 'rolls' of foil, greaseproof and clingfilm fit nicely in the 6 inch depth of them as do lots of bun tins, roasting tins, wire racks all in space that is usually wasted.

GinN

GinN Report 18 Mar 2013 15:45

Yeah, Scozz ! That's the one!
Now everyone can rest easy. :-D

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 18 Mar 2013 15:41

found them

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eC4m7P5vPLk

That's one youtube clip ~ there are loads more.

I have two corner cupboards, the door is hinged, so it's easier than the old-fashioned way, but it's still difficult to get into. Forget about the back corners! If I got in there I'd have trouble getting back out.

I used to have a carousel (not in this house) but it was a waste of space......just a turntable, and if anything fell off it the bl**dy thing jammed, more trouble that it was worth :-(

The basket ones look great.

:-D

*$parkling $andie*

*$parkling $andie* Report 18 Mar 2013 15:36

:-P @ Jude....'they are a must !' , that's why you look so trim eh!!
and me so Porky :-D, I'll do my walking, but can't do sit ups,so may invest in some ;-)

GinN

GinN Report 18 Mar 2013 14:49

I was going to get one of the carousel ones, Merlin, but a friend recommended these ones. Opening the door causes an arrangement of metal basket trays to emerge, which give loads of accessible storage.
Can't wait for my new kitchen to be finished - I'm sure it will be worth all the upheavel! :-)

Merlin

Merlin Report 18 Mar 2013 14:30

Carosel corner units are quite good,fitted two,just open the door and turn round the two shelves on a spindle accessing everything easy. :-D :-D

~`*`Jude`*`~

~`*`Jude`*`~ Report 18 Mar 2013 14:22

GeordieinNorfolk:))

ll have some of them too, blinky brilliant:))

Sandie they are a must:)

jude :-) :-)

Merlin

Merlin Report 18 Mar 2013 13:59

Ann, are they the ones which are like Yo Yo s,? :-D :-D :-D :-D

GinN

GinN Report 18 Mar 2013 13:55

I think I may have got the name wrong - they may be called Magic Corners!
I did try some magic knickers once, but everything just came over the top - think I need a Magic Whole Body ! :-D

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 18 Mar 2013 08:53

Hmmmm

The cupboard under the stairs is in the study, but it's too small to do anything with (there's a small safe in there, and I've never been able to get to it, because my cranky knees won't let me).

I've got a cupboard that I use as a pantry, but it's too small; I've love to get rid of some of the shelves and put sliders in at least half of it.

:-(

Tenerife Sun

Tenerife Sun Report 18 Mar 2013 08:39

I have a full length set of these drawers and a smaller one. They are wonderful for seeing everything at a glance. Here they are just called a 'pull out' which seems a good name to me as that is exactly what it does.

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond

Purple **^*Sparkly*^** Diamond Report 18 Mar 2013 06:51

In 1979 when I first bought a house and had it modernised I bought some of those wire racks that you fit into cupboards, fitted at the right level they held pans lids and small items that would have got lost otherwise. When I moved I brought them with me and have them in the new kitchen units - they are useful.

I would have loved one of those tall units with mesh drawers that you pull out to reach but didn't have the space. So easy to see all the tins and such but I do have the cupboard under the stairs made into a pantry and that's incorporated into the kitchen so very handy.

Lizx

LadyScozz

LadyScozz Report 18 Mar 2013 02:15

I googled for Magic Drawers.........

And got lots of ads for magic knickers from Marks & Spencers :-D

I'd like some of those knickers :-D

How do I find a useful article on the drawers (the kitchen type ;-) ) ?

maggiewinchester

maggiewinchester Report 18 Mar 2013 01:45

I immediately thought of the squeezy nicks too! :-D

For daughter's wedding, I got a long-line boned number (not nicks) from Debenhams.
It was brilliant. When I removed it (sometime during the reception - though not AT the reception - I can do decorum when necessary), my whole midriff had a 'floaty' sensation, which melled well with the amount of intoxication I was enduring at the time :-D ;-) :-| :-S

*$parkling $andie*

*$parkling $andie* Report 17 Mar 2013 23:57

AnnC~~ You had a grumpy face when you mentioned them earlier ;-)

M & S , ones I mean..I thought you had a preferred item of undergarment from a different establishment.;-)

Sorry to diverse from your real proper Magic Drawers Topic Geordie ,
but if you have met this lady AnnC I'm sure you wouldn't mind the 'slight intrusion' .

My cursor is going all over the screen ..it's not a full moon is it ? No.. answers my own question !

Sandie.xx

AnnCardiff

AnnCardiff Report 17 Mar 2013 23:15

well I still say - you just can't beat M & S :-D