23 Kitchen Pantry Organization Tips to Maximize Your Space


A disorganized pantry is a kitchen nightmare! Whether you’re looking to makeover or maximize your pantry space, these space-saving kitchen pantry organization tips and tricks will help you use your space to it’s fullest potential!

Kitchen Pantry Organization

These kitchen pantry organization tips and tricks will show you how to use your pantry space to it’s fullest potential.

Tip Junkie

1. DIY Pantry Organization + Free Labels ~ After 10 years of being a Tip Junkie, I’ve learned a thing or two from really creative and organized women.  {to say the least. HA!}  One of my all time favorite things to organize is my food pantry.

An Inviting Home

2.  Tips for Creating a Custom Pantry Closet ~ If you have a kitchen pantry then here are some tips on how you can create your very own food pantry using some shelves and clear containers. You can pick the size containers you want and make it work in any space. The end results are completely functional and absolutely beautiful! Tutorial by An Inviting Home.

Classy Clutter

3. How to Organize Your Pantry ~ Pantry makeovers have been taking the blogosphere by storm this year. Come be inspired by this easy, doable, and gorgeous food pantry by Classy Clutter!

A Pretty Life in the Suburbs

4.  Kitchen Organization ~ Is one of your New Year’s resolutions to become more organized? This post by A Pretty Life in the Suburbs shows you several ways to organize your kitchen from the refrigerator to the pantry. The best part? They’re all low cost and functional.  {smiling}

5.  How to create a beautifully organized pantry by Just a Girl and Her Blog.

The Taylor House

6.  DIY Pantry Shelves ~ The Taylor House made shelving for their pantry using galvanized pipes and plywood. An inexpensive project that has a modern farmhouse feel.

7. Pantry Organization Made Easy ~ The DIY Network shares 20 pantry makeovers. They’re guaranteed to inspire you to makeover your pantry!

18 Organization Tricks to Make Your Pantry Feel Twice as Big ~ Never lose your favorite spice blend behind your boxes of cereal again.

Space Saving Pantry Containers

Grandma's House DIY

8.  Pantry Solutions ~ I knew from the very beginning with Grandma’s house that the kitchen would end up being a bit of a galley. At first I leaned to using the closet under our stairs for our pantry but it worked out too well for that to be our wood storage. I also knew that we would probably have enough storage to make it work without a pantry but upon running into several, narrow, rolling pantries on Pinterest (Check out this one, isn’t it gorgeous!?) I knew exactly what I would be building!

My Love 2 Create

9.  Pantry Storage ~ How do you separate things? My Love 2 Create built a kitchen island on wheels to can be easily transported and features wooden crates to separate “like” items.

Sewlicious Home Decor

10. Milk Carton Food Storage Containers ~ Reuse and recycle empty milk cartons. Comes with FREE downloadable labels. Come see how at Sewlicious Home Decor!

Pretty Providence

11.  Over the Door Pantry Organizer ~ Pretty Providence hung a shoe organizer over the pantry door to organize smaller items like straws, condiments and spices.

Shanty 2 Chic

12.  DIY Can Organizer ~ Here is a great tutorial by Shanty 2 Chic on how-to create canned food storage that is functionally organized! After a quick trip to your local hardware store, settle in to make one or a few of these to help organize your pantry!

Martha Stewart

13. Pantry Dividers ~ Here is a fantastic tip by Martha Stewart to remember! Organize your cookie sheets by using tension rods in the cupboard or pantry.

Gathered in the Kitchen

14. Kitchen Cabinet Organizers ~ Gathered in the Kitchen utilizes the cabinet doors with cabinet organizers to hold saran wrap and aluminum foil.

The Creativity Exchange

Free Printable Labels

15.  Free Printable Pantry Labels ~ Create a pretty and chic pantry with these fun hand lettered free printable pantry labels by The Creativity Exchange. You can choose from over 45 different pantry items from beans, to spices to coffee. Just slip in clear label paper into your printer and print.

Lia Griffith for World Label

16.  Chalkboard Pantry Labels ~ With regular and gluten-free printable options, these labels by Lia Griffith will help you stay focused an organized with your cooking and eating healthy.

The Pretty Blog

17.  Free Pantry Printables ~ These labels by The Pretty Blog are the perfect way to organize your kitchen or pantry space! Great because if you have scissors you can make these labels, no fancy cutting machine needed! Not only will this get your space organized but it’ll look great in the process!

Small Pantry Solutions

Keep small pantries organized with these space saving solutions. If you don’t have a pantry a standalone pantry is a good option.11 Magnolia Lane

18. Pantry Cupboard ~ 11 Magnolia Lane added chalk paint to the interior of the cupboard doors so that she could write a menu and grocery list.

Clean & Scentsible

19. Corner Pantry ~ Clean & Scentsible says to, “organize your food items into “zones” such as baking items, canned items, school lunch items, snacks, etc.”

Sawdust 2 Stitches

19. Freestanding Pantry ~ Sawdust 2 Stitches shares their plans to build a free standing pantry cabinet. I love that wooden crates were used instead of drawers.

Classy Clutter

20. Tall Pantry – This DIY Canned Food Organizer Cabinet by Classy Clutter is fab!  If you are lacking food storage then this project is for you.  It nestles in a 6″ space between the refrigerator and wall.  Follow the detailed schematic to make your own storage cabinet organizer.  Add caster wheels and a handle to easily pull it out.

The DIY Village

DIY Storage Cabinets

21. Kitchen Pantry Cabinet ~ The DIY Village completely transformed a closet pantry into a beautiful built-in pantry. The free plans are included on the post. The final results are truly amazing!

Lil' Luna

22. Pantry Shelving ~ Lil’ Luna shows you how to build bookcase style shelf for your pantry. It’s the perfect cabinet storage for spices and paper products.

Thistlewood Farms

23. Kitchen Storage Cabinets ~ This DIY spice rack was made by utilizing the outside of a cabinet.  It was framed with plywood and decorative trim to create an eye appealing spice rack with easy access.

How is your pantry organized?
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