Pantry Organization Ideas Part 2

Pantry Organization Ideas Part 2. In Part 1 on Monday, I shared fourteen creative and clever ideas to help you organize your pantry. As promised, today I’m bringing  you Part 2. Here are fourteen more great ideas to help you get your pantry organized before the holidays begin. After all, it’s easier to prepare and plan meals if your kitchen is organized.

Pantry Organization Ideas

15. Use angled baskets with fabric liners to keep like items together. Store most often used items at eye level.

Pantry Organization Ideas: Use angled baskets with fabric liners to keep like items together. Store most often used items at eye level.

Country Living

16. Hang an inventory list on a clipboard in the pantry to keep track of what you have and when you bought it. Be sure to update it periodically.

Pantry Organization Ideas: Hang an inventory list on a clipboard in the pantry to keep track of what you have and when you bought it. Update it periodically.

Martha Stewart

17. Use attractive containers to store your pantry items. Then attach stylish labels to identify the contents. Using matching containers and labels will help to make things look more organized. Here are the links to free printables for the Long Pantry Labels and Square Pantry Labels.

Pantry Organization Ideas: Use attractive containers to store your pantry items. Then attach stylish labels to identify the contents. Using matching containers and labels will help to make things look more organized.

I Heart Organizing

18. Adding black labels with white lettering to your containers makes it easy to find what you need. Use chalkboard paint and you can quickly change the labels.

Pantry Organization Ideas: Adding black labels with white lettering to your containers make it easy to find what you need. Use chalkboard paint and you can quickly change the labels.

Faith, Trust and Pixie Dust

19. Make it simple to access things in the corner of the pantry by installing a lazy Susan on each shelf.

Pantry Organization Ideas: Accessing things in the corner of the pantry are easy when you install a lazy Susan on each shelf.

Decor Chick

20. A metal magazine rack turned on its side is perfect for storing those petite cans of vegetables (not standard can size). Here bobby pins were painted white and used as stoppers, but you could also use zip ties.

Pantry Organization Ideas: A metal magazine rack turned on its side is perfect for storing those petite cans of vegetables (not standard can size). Here bobby pins were painted white and used as stoppers, but you could also use zip ties.

PB&J Stories

21. Put all the ingredients for a week’s worth of meals in separate bins and label each bin. When you’re ready to cook, just grab the bin and go!

Pantry Organization Ideas: Put all the ingredients  for a week's worth of meals in separate bins and label each bin. When you're ready to cook, just grab the bin and go!

Better Homes and Gardens

22. Store your pet’s food together in a special spot in the pantry. Keep food fresh in air tight containers. Use baskets to hold cans and small pouches. Don’t forget to label everything.

Pantry Organization Ideas: Keep your pet's food together in a special spot in the pantry. Keep food fresh in air tight containers. Use baskets to hold cans and small pouches. Don't forget to label everything.

Martha Stewart

23. Pull-out shelving takes advantage of every bit of space in a deep pantry. It allows you to easily see and access items all the way in the back.

Pantry Organization Ideas: Pull-out shelving takes advantage of every bit of space in a deep pantry. It allows you to easily see and access items all the way in the back.

Better Homes and Gardens

24. If you don’t have a pantry, add extra shelves and drawers to an armoire to turn it into a functional pantry. Then paint it to coordinate with your kitchen decor.

Pantry Organization Ideas: If you don't have a pantry, add extra shelves and drawers to an armoire to turn it into a functional pantry. Then paint it to coordinate with your kitchen decor.

Better Homes and Gardens

25. Make it easier for kids to find snacks by using see-through wire baskets.

Pantry Organization Ideas: Make it easier for kids to find snacks by using see-through wire baskets.

Real Simple

26. Use the space between wall studs to build a pantry. The shallow space keeps everything front and center.

Pantry Organization Ideas: Use the space between wall studs to build a pantry. The shallow space keeps everything front and center.

Better Homes and Gardens

27. Tired of cleaning wire pantry shelves or having small things fall through the space? Lay vinyl floor tiles on each shelf. They can be trimmed to size.

Pantry Organization Ideas: Tired of cleaning wire pantry shelves or having small things fall through the space? Lay vinyl floor tiles on each shelf. They can be trimmed to size.

The Kranz Kronichles

28. Use a couple of boards to turn a shelf in your pantry into a compact wine rack. Learn how to Make the Compact Wine Rack.

Pantry Organization Ideas: Use a couple of boards to turn a shelf in your pantry into a compact wine rack.

Martha Stewart

 For more great ideas for kitchen storage, check out these previous posts:

Peggy

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    Joyce grenon says

    Dealing with pinched nerve(neck) procedure done today . I came across decoratingfiles 3am.?PEGGY! Can’t wait to begin organizing! GREAT-FANTASTIC-CREATIVE-etc. ideas. My winter will be busy. Iam 74 -so projects will take a little longer . THANK YOU so much!

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      says

      Hi Joyce. I can feel your pain; pinched nerves are no fun at all. I wish you the best on your recovery. I’m so happy that you found Decorating Files and so many projects you like. You are most welcome. I look forward to hearing from you again. 🙂