15 Organization Ideas For Small Pantries

A pantry is a wonderful thing to have in your home. It’s the place where you can store and hide all sorts of things. But a pantry can’t solve all your storage problems. Even though it’s very helpful, it also all depends on its size. A small pantry might seem like a waste of space but, if you organize it cleverly, you’ll see that it’s not true.

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Here’s a clever idea for the pantry: paint the interior of the doors with chalkboard paint. This way you’ll be able to make notes, write lists and all sorts of useful things on them. The writing will only be visible when you open the doors to the pantry so it all remains hidden.{found on 11magnolialane}.

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If you want to make sure that your pantry doesn’t look like a gathering of items that have nothing in common, try to organize them into categories. Put the spices on a shelf, the small items in a box and the miscellaneous all together on a shelf.{found on thesunnysideupblog}.

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If you have a pantry with glass on the doors, then you’ll also want the interior to look beautiful. Choose beautiful containers and arrange them beautifully. Make sure the shelves are not empty but not full either. Everything should be balanced.{found on thehouseofsmiths}.

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The interior of the pantry is very important. To make it seem more appealing you can paint it a nice color or you can use wall decals. You can use a different color for each shelf or you can use patterns. This way the image when you open the doors will be more cheerful and pleasant.{found on thehouseofsmiths}.

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If you want to take full advantage of your pantry then shelves are not enough. One idea would be to also use the space on the inside of the doors for storage. You could store spices or other lightweight items. For the interior you could also find all sorts of solutions. It’s best to have multiple compartments and shelves because this way you get to be more organized.{found on site}.

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Pantries usually have double doors. So a clever idea would be to keep that in mind when organizing the interior of the pantry. What we want to say that it would be helpful to know what things are stored on each side so you could just open that door whenever you need something.{found on site}.

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In the case of homes with small kitchens, a nice space-saving solution is represented by sliding compartments. This pantry, for example, remains hidden from sight and it can be pulled out whenever needed. It occupies little space and it has everything nicely organized on levels.{found on site}.

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This is a similar pantry and here we can also see that it has wheels on the bottom. This makes it easily accessible. Also, notice how beautiful the interior is. The zig-zag pattern is simple but eye-catching and the combination of colors is pleasant and soft. This creates fluidity in décor.{found on classyclutter}.

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Here’s a pantry with a very clean and beautifully organized interior. The walls were painted a nice shade of turquoise which looks great in combination with the white door. The shelves are also white. They each hold items organized in categories. At the bottom, you can see a couple of storage boxes/containers, also great for storing sweets and treats.{found on acupofmai}.

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Since it’s difficult to find the space for everything that needs to be stored in a kitchen, including utensils, pots, pans and appliances, it could be useful to have a large pantry where you could put them all. You can have pull-out drawers for storing pots, pans and spices and shelves for larger things such as the toaster, microwave, etc.{found on site}.

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Here’s an example of a pantry with lots and lots of storage compartments. There are many shelves and they differ in size. There are also a few pull-out drawers for things you don’t necessarily want or can display on the shelves. The small items stay in boxes while everything else is organized and placed on the shelves.{found on site}.

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We’ve mentioned pull-out drawers but we didn’t say how practical they can really be. They are very functional and they can be sued for storing all sorts of things. The nice part is that they remain hidden and they don’t occupy extra space and you can even put labels on them so you know where to look for a specific item.{found on leslie}.

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A pantry doesn’t necessarily need to have deep shelves in order to be functional. In fact, it can be quite annoying to have to move things out of the way when you want to reach something in the back. Here’s a pantry where everything fits perfectly. There’s enough space for two rows of spice jars and plenty of space for bowls and boxes.{found on bhg}.

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A pantry can also have a sliding door. It’s an interesting idea but it doesn’t always work for everyone. In order to have a sliding door you need a portion of the wall to remain empty and it’s not actually the space-saving solution most people are looking for. Nevertheless, it can be a charming choice.

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A pantry can be hidden almost anywhere. So try to take full advantage of every little inch of space you have in your kitchen. Whenever you find some free space, put up some shelves and, if you want, hide them behind a door. Also, you could have pull-out pantries that occupy very little space and that offer valuable storage space.{found on edge}.