There comes a time, usually at the start of the year, when you need to clean your kitchen and organize cabinets to spruce up the cooking area. The first thing that needs to be tackled is the pantry area. A functional and obtainable pantry is absolutely essential because it makes life so much easier.
Here Are Some Practical And Inspirational Pantry Makeover Ideas That Are Sure To Resonate Well With Homeowners Around The World:
From the Bottom
One way to organize your pantry is to start from the bottom up. Remove all the items stored in the pantry before arranging them according to items rarely used to most used items.
If you are looking to store non-food items in your pantry then you should designate separate shelves for them along with labelled storage containers which then makes life that much easier when looking for certain things.
You can always choose to be a little creative with your pantry makeover by using chalkboard labelled bottles especially for various vinegars that have different flavours. This is a great and creative way to organize the items on a shelf.
A pantry can also look exciting and inviting to the person using it. By adding polka dot curtains and pennant banners, you can create a party in your kitchen. Let your personality reflect in the pantry.
Are you looking to maximize space? Adding racks to the back and front of your door leading to the pantry is a great save to utilize every inch of space available while also getting rid of clutter.
Fun Pantry Makeover
Take your pantry from drab to fab by using chalkboard paint, scrapbook paper and ribbon to help organize your pantry. Therefore, making your pantry space look cute while still being functional will not cost you a bomb.
Make use of scrapbook paper as ‘wallpaper’ to create a fantasy pantry that resembles something out of a movie. If you grow tired of the background, you can always peel it off and replace with‘wallpaper’.
An ingenious idea for a pantry makeover is the addition of a shelf carousel which is especially useful for people who have corner pantries. It looks neat and offers an organized solution to your pantry needs.
If you really are not in the mood to decorate the pantry walls, you can always make use of cute baskets, containers and chalkboard labels to lend a sophisticated look to your pantry.
Add a few decorative elements to the top of your pantry shelf to make it look nice and different. They can be bought from thrift shops and placed strategically.
A few elements can really change the look of your kitchen pantry. You can add containers which store your kid’s gumballs. Also, you can add decorative knobs which can display your aprons.
You can now turn your coat closet into a pantry by adding a few shelves and labelling the items stored in it, from party ingredients to normal, everyday ingredients.
You could always use plastic containers to organize your pantry. For food that cannot be stored in the containers, there are always the sisal baskets which can then be used for storage.
Decorating The Door
Purchase a door from your local flea market and use the front of it to remind you of things that need to be bought by adding a chalkboard. The other side is fitted with metal sheets to hold magnets.
Containers make everything better and so they can be used to store items in the pantry that may not always be used on a regular basis.
Book To Pantry Shelf
Are you looking to renovate your bookshelf? Why not use it to store your containers and jars because they already come with shelves which help in organization.
The use of open shelves helps in easy access to the condiments and other spices which are usually stored in a pantry. They also ensure that the ingredients remain fresh for a long period of time.
Baskets And Bins
A neat and great way to organize your pantry shelf is to make use of baskets and bins. They are spacious and help contain a number of elements. Label them and store them in your pantry shelf.