Organizing your pantry can seem like a daunting task. But if your pantry isn’t organized, do you find yourself having more problems than just organizing it? Do you purchase the same food products over and over? Are products falling between the cracks? Are there products older than a year old? If you’ve answered yes to any of these questions then maybe it’s finally time to organize your space.
Keep reading for all the necessary goodies and see what would work best in your space. These products are available on Amazon, so you won’t even have to make a trip to the store.
If your pantry has no shelving – start there. Either purchase shelves and hang them or you can go in a simpler direction and purchase a wire rack. The wire rack will give you the flexibility to adjust the shelves as you need them.
You will need some box storage. It is nice when one box has everything for baking, dry ingredients, or noodles. Look at everything you will be organizing in your pantry figure out about how many boxes you will need. These Pop n’ Store boxes are not only durable and easily stackable they are available in 6 different colors and 5 different sizes!
You will thank yourself for getting a can rack organizer. This can organizer can hold up to 36 cans.
If you do have a wire rack you will want to put a placemat down or use the lids from your storage boxes as a “mat”. This way your cans are stable and will stay in place. With a can organizer, you will also know at first glance what your inventory is and trying to stack your cans won’t be an issue anymore!
Is stale cereal an issue in your home? They make containers for that. They also make containers for noodles. Figure out about how many of each you will need and if this is something you want to incorporate into your space. These same containers are also perfect for flour, sugar, rice, beans, etc. Plus having these clean containers make it easy to see how much of each item you have. Again, making it easy to inventory your pantry before a grocery trip.
You’ll need labels. Especially if you decide you want to use the lids on your boxes. That way you know exactly what is what without having to move everything around. Create your labels into a generic category or grab a set of these ones that are erasable. So, if you want to switch things up you won’t have to replace the entire label.
With all this extra space that you’ll have in your pantry why not add a space for your spices? This way you can free up one of your cabinets for other items! Hang on the inside of your pantry door with extra room to add other storage, keep a calendar, or create a message board.
Adding a lazy susan to your pantry can have many benefits. One including, more space that is organized!
Never lose track of items in your pantry again. Having a lazy susan creates space and eliminating purchases of the same items. Available in two different colors and 3 different sizes!
Plastic Bag Storage
If you haven’t gone green yet and still like getting your groceries in plastic bags then this storage container is for you! Don’t feel bad about not going green, these bags are perfect for bathroom trash bags, or a quick lunch box. Keeping these bags can quickly become messy and a situation that is out of control. Keep plastic bags all in one space with this nifty holder. Available in two colors and holds 65+ bags!