The kitchen is probably the hardest working space in your house. And that’s why it’s so important to have an organized pantry! Here are easy organizing ideas for your pantry–no matter how big or small it is.
Having an organized pantry in your kitchen will make everything run smoother so you can get dinner on the table and snacks in your kids’ hands as quickly as possible.
I’ve gathered 14 awesome pantry organization ideas to help inspire you to make the most of your pantry. Whether you need ideas for organizing an awkward pantry closet, want pantry container inspiration, or need a solution to organizing pantry staples when you don’t have an actual pantry in your house, I’ve got you covered!
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When it comes to organizing your pantry, always start by decluttering your food! I shared some awesome pantry decluttering tips in this post. The steps work for any size and style of pantry and will help you get everything organized.
Starting with a blank closet for your pantry can seem intimidating. If you use an IKEA BOAXEL system like Abby, it can work! You can purchase containers from IKEA too. Her setup isn't crazy fancy but it does the trick for keeping everything organized and easy to reach.
If you feel like you have food and small appliances scattered throughout your kitchen, this post is for you. Check out how Amanda rethought where she stores her pantry items and came up with a better system. Lots of inspiration for organizing a reach-in pantry and you'll see how she corralled her small appliances.
Drawers are a great way to access all of your pantry items while keeping them in zones. This pantry even hides the kitchen microwave. You might consider installing drawers in your cabinets or pantry space--they can be purchased or DIYed.
If your pantry is skinny and deep, you might feel like you have to empty everything out to access one item. These tips share how to take advantage of the depth without losing anything way in the back. Megan has so many smart organizing tips and you'll see how she using budget-friendly organizers, too!
Lots of tips here for getting all of your baking supplies organized! You'll also see how I installed a pull-out drawer in a lower cabinet to make the most of my cabinet space. This works so well in my kitchen!
If having an organized kitchen without plastic is important to you, check this post out! There are examples of containers and labels to use that will help reduce waste in your kitchen by using more sustainable products.
Keeping a small pantry organized might seem easy but sometimes the smaller the space, the harder it is to organize. Following the 3 P's and sticking to a meal plan are two tips included in this post. Check out her quick tips and YouTube video for tiny pantry inspo.
This post has everything! You'll find where to start, how to work with a small pantry, plus tons of tips for success. One of my favorites is using pull-out bins for easy access. Click the button to check out all of her tips.