When your pantry is cluttered, you tend to feel cluttered, too. If things are falling from the shelves and you can’t find a regular old box of pasta…you may have a problem. But no matter the current state or size of your pantry, there’s always a way to fix it! Check out these 17 organization hacks and get inspired to take your pantry into your own hands!
Utilize vertical shelves or tension rods to keep cutting boards and cookie sheets neatly in place.
Pull-Out Wire Baskets
For storage that tucks away when you need it to, these pull-out baskets are just the thing!
Storing potatoes is always a challenge. Use an old magazine rack to keep them organized and out of the way.
Hanging Office Clips
To keep chips fresh and clutter-free, use office clips to keep bags closed. If you have wire shelving, hang the clips for extra organization!
Spice Rack on Door
The back of your pantry door is an open space to be used! Install a spice rack and really utilize that space.
Dollar store laundry bags make great storage for onions and garlic. They’re easy to hang from the pantry wall, too.
Plastic Wall Pockets
Remember these little wall pockets you used for your shoes when you were a kid? Use them now to keep your pantry organized!
Pot Lid Storage
Pot lids can get cluttered fast. Use this minimized shelving on the pantry wall or door to keep them in order.
Similar to the pull-out baskets, putting some casters on crates makes for storage that can disappear at a moments notice!
Under Shelf Storage
This is really creative. Take wire shelves and drill them UNDER your regular shelving for a quick, cheap space expansion!
Pencil Holder Shelves
To utilize every inch of wall space, even the smaller strips of wall, use small containers (like these pencil holders) to hold smaller pantry items.
Plastic Bulk Bins
These are Costco bins! Brilliant. Easy to get a hold of, these value bulk bins make for great food storage when you’re done with them.
Wire Door Shelves
For some extra space that’s discreet, screw some wire shelves into the inside of the pantry door.
Gum Ball Dispensers
Adorable! These gum ball dispensers are a cute way to organize your food and keep things like cereal fresh!
These trendy chalkboard labels are pretty easy to come by and make for great, erasable labels to keep everything in order.
Trash Bag Rolls
Granted, this isn’t pictured in a pantry. However, it’s a great hack to keep messy garbage bags in line and could easily be done in your pantry, too!
Looking to just liven up your boring pantry? This “wallpaper” isn’t permanent! It’s mod-podged fabric on contact paper and can easily be removed whenever you want a change!
Do you have any tips for organizing your pantry? Share them in the comments section below!