23 clever pantry organization ideas to help you make the most of your pantry storage space, whether big or small…
How many of us have that pantry space that we are embarrassed to open in front of company? Wouldn’t it be nice to open your pantry door and be able to find what you need quickly? And make the space we have for kitchen storage beautiful to boot?
First, check out this highlight reel of some of the awesome pantry ideas we’ve collected for you today!
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From small pantry organization ideas to walk-in pantry organization ideas…from dollar tree pantry organization to less thrifty organizing options, these creative ideas will show you how to organize a pantry beautifully right away! So let’s get to it…
23 DIY Pantry Organizing Ideas
These clever and creative DIY pantry organizing ideas will show you how to add form and function to your home. Plus, there are ideas shared for every size pantry. You can even see how to turn a tiny closet into a pantry!
Pantry Organization With IKEA Items
See how this homeowner turned a tiny pantry into the pantry of her dreams by using an IKEA shelving system. There is plenty of room for items of all shapes and sizes now! Plus, there are free printables you can download.
Small Pantry Organization With Pull-Out Shelves
Organizing can help you pack a lot into even a smallish pantry. This smaller-sized pantry received a face lift with efficient and easy to use pull-out drawers. The pull outs make it possible for even the back-most corner of this space to be easily accessible. This is such a smart solution for a small space!
Labeled Baskets and Clear Dry Good Bins
A great way to organize your pantry is to use baskets and bins to corral packaged foods and dry goods. These containers are not only useful, but they look great, too. Plus, you can easily label them so the kids can find their snacks. Maybe this will even encourage them to pack their own lunches!
DIY Pantry Shelves
This is a great tutorial on how to build pantry shelves to add tons of storage to your pantry. There is so much functionality brought into this space, and you have to check out the cool flea market light fixture.
Make the Most of the Pantry Door
This gorgeous pantry was completed for under $300! The clutch move? Making sure to maximize storage on the back of the pantry door.
Organized Pantry with Farmhouse Flair
Not only does this homeowner share great tips for how to organize a pantry, she does it in the most beautiful way. This farmhouse styled pantry is a great example of utilizing every inch available to keep the counters clear of clutter. And she keeps the storage tucked away behind a gorgeous barn door.
Small Pantry Organizing with Large Bins
This gorgeous makeover is proof that any pantry, no matter how small, can be organized into the perfect functional space. The extra door storage is an added bonus.
Colorful Walk-In Pantry Organization Ideas
Brittany of Addison's Wonderland used gorgeous, large-scale print wallpaper and functional organization ideas to create the perfect (and pretty) pantry. Check out smart solutions to keep things neat and attractive such as a mixture of clear bins, wicker baskets, a 2-tiered lazy susan, and even a small wine rack.
Dollar Tree Pantry Organization Ideas
Take a look at how Lauren used dollar store containers, and recycled boxes and baskets to create a totally organized walk-in pantry on a dime. And, there's a free pantry inventory checklist you can download.
Pantry Organizing with Container Store Products
Here's a super organized pantry, complete with chalkboard labels. There are also modular containers used, which adds extra vertical storage. By utilizing the same type of container in various sizes, you can keep your pantry looking organized even when your pantry items are all different shapes and sizes.
DIY Pantry Snack Bag Rack
A clever way to add extra storage in a small space is to go vertical. Check out this really cool DIY pantry chip rack made for under $10! This rack can fit in a tiny narrow space on the side of a door or wall. Wait until you see what was used to make this!
Tiered Storage in a Small Pantry
Erin wisely uses tiered storage to keep this small pantry organized, yet everything remains visible. No more playing hide and seek with a rogue can of diced tomatoes when it's needed. She also has a great idea for keeping sticky things from creating a mess in your pantry.
IKEA Cabinet Pantry Organization Ideas
Christina made the most of her IKEA cabinet that is used as the family pantry. It sits in a great location in their kitchen, right next to the fridge. She was able to make the most of the pull out shelving, even the wire shelving to great a beautiful and functional pantry on a tight amount of square footage. She loves her labeler (and don't we all?) and uses it to make everything extremely accessible.
Pantry Cabinet with Pull Out Shelves and Chalkboard Paint
See how Cristina updated her tiny cabinet-based pantry with the addition of super functional pull out shelves. She also added helpful chalkboard paint to the back of her pantry doors as a convenient place to keep her shopping list and an awesome kitchen measurement chart.
Basket Pantry Organization System
The adorable rectangular wicker baskets were an incredible find at the grocery store! They were a steal at $5 each. Add chalkboard tags which can be changed out easily to mark your pantry items.
Mason Jars and Clear Cleaning Bottles
Like many, Stacy uses baskets and clear containers to help keep her pantry tidy. A couple novel ideas? She uses labeled mason jars, and clear spray bottles for her cleaning supplies, which she also stores in this multi-purpose space.
Pantry Organization Update
Melissa has a drool-worthy pantry for sure. The countertop and cabinet space in her walk-in pantry make this area almost like an accessory kitchen. She's able to house a coffee and smoothie bar there.
While many of us won't be able to make that type of setup happen in our own pantries, her use of horizontal storage for cans, and the special bins that hang below the shelving are brilliant and ideas anyone could use in their own pantries, whether spacious or small.
Watch how Jen turns a coat closet into a dedicated pantry with some simply DIY ideas and helpful, inexpensive storage cubes! And the buffalo check wallpaper is icing on the cake mix you can find in her pantry.
Pretty Up Your Pantry with Wallpaper
Bright, bold wallpaper is a beautiful way to add personality in a pantry. Coupled with glass storage containers, all of the pretty paper shines through!
$40 Pantry Organization Project
Val organized her pantry with $40 of plastic containers and bins found at her local consignment store and WalMart. A great example of how organizing a pantry doesn't have to break the bank.
Create a Pantry with Bookshelves
You don't have to have a dedicated pantry. You can create one by placing bookcases together to create an open pantry with plenty of shelves for all the pantry essentials.
Walk In Pantry Organization Ideas
Even when our pantry looks organized, it doesn't mean that the space is actually working well for you. That's what happened to the blogger behind A Bowl Full of Lemons, and that's when she decided to make some changes. Because the truth is that organized doesn't always mean functional.
By going from a space that looked great because all the bins were uniform, to one where she has a variety of different bins, baskets and shelving, she made the space work much better for her family, and easier to find things in a pinch. And it's still really good-looking, right?
Don't Forget The Drawers!
Erin's walk-in pantry is a dream! Beyond the pretty pops of aqua, she uses storage cubes, and dividers in her pantry cabinetry to maximize her storage area and keep everything arranged neatly.
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