We all have different versions of a “perfect” pantry. Some believe that a pantry should have a 22-piece pan set; others believe that a pantry is not complete without a remote-equipped oven. Whatever your version of an ideal pantry is, you will need to keep it organized.
With so many great new gadgets on the market and handcrafted pantry hack ideas available, there is always something you can try to make your larder and storage room area more efficient and easy to use or to store typical pantry items in a different area of your kitchen (thus freeing up kitchen space).
1. Stackable, Collapsible Kitchen Colander Set
This stackable set includes all the important kitchen equipment, from mixing bowls to colanders to measuring spoons. It is definitely a great space-saving device!
2. Stainless Steel Stove Shelf
A stove shelf will give your pantry items additional storage space, seemingly out of thin air. It’s magnetic, which means it does not need any nailing and hammering to install.
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3. Mason Jars
Mason jars are durable, and one thing that makes them stand out as a storage solution is that they provide an obstructed view of the things inside.
You may have seen pegboards being used in garages and craft rooms. However, a pegboard will also work great for your pantry, thanks to its adaptability.
5. Decorative Turntable
Many homeowners buy a turntable only for decorative purposes. Even so, if you want to get the most out of it, you can also use it to place pantry essentials, thus freeing up storage in the pantry
6. Junk Drawer
You can turn any unused drawer in your pantry into a junk drawer where you can throw anything in. However, you should keep it from overflowing with non-essential items.
7. Over the Door Hanging Shoe Rack
Those chips and snacks can quickly fill up your fridge. For an efficient pantry organization, put a hanging shoe rack behind the pantry door and use it as additional storage.
8. Wooden Crates
Do you need a way to hide any unsightly items in your pantry? Wooden crates can be your easy and quick solution, and they will also spice up the area.
9. Cutlery Organizer
When you don’t have a cutlery organizer, it will be hard to keep your knives, spoons, and forks properly separated, especially if you just throw them in your drawer.
10. Kitchen Cabinet Rollouts
Kitchen cabinet rollouts are essentially cupboard drawers. However, they are specifically designed to make the items in your cabinet or pantry easy to reach, and you can make them yourself!
11. Grab-and-Go Snack Section
A grab-and-go snack section is what you need if you’re often short on time and need something as a quick energy source when you’re doing something else.
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12. Drawer Bottle Separators
Your wine and sauce bottles can easily topple if you don’t use drawer bottle separators. You might be surprised by how these devices will help you.
13. Library Ladder
Going vertical is the most efficient way to store your pantry items. However, this approach might make them hard to reach. Thus, you’ll need a library ladder in your pantry.
14. Sliding Pan Organizer
If you’re frustrated with how challenging it is to grab the pans you keep in your cabinet, this device will become your lifesaver. It also has spaces for the lids.
15. Tea Bag Carousel
Tea bag packaging often takes up too much space in the pantry cabinet. This tea bag offers a clever solution to free up space and display your tea collection.
16. Utility Cart
A rolling cart is great because it has enough space to store a lot of essential items, and you can also move it to any area in your pantry.
17. Sticker Labels
Labels may not do much in terms of your space-saving efforts. However, it will make it much easier to identify the things you need and grab them at any time.
18. Coffee and Tea Organizer
Most of the time, you go to your pantry to make a cup of coffee and tea. If you love to sip on these caffeinated beverages, get yourself this organizer.
19. Double Cabinet Space
Many homeowners see having a deep cabinet space as a blessing. However, unless it has proper dividers like this one, you will often lose the little items.
20. Wall-Mounted Mug Rack
This rack is the perfect pantry product to buy if you have a collection of unique coffee mugs. It frees up your cabinet and adds characters to the plain wall.
21. Stackable Refrigerator Bins
Everything stackable is great if you want to space more of your pantry space. Although this is originally designed for a fridge, there’s no reason you can’t use these BPA-free organizers in your pantry as well.
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22. Storage Hooks
Many of your kitchen items and appliances work well with hooks. You should get these hooks if you have a lot of mugs, measuring cups, and utensils.
23. Cookbook Shelves
Your cookbook collection deserves the same care as your cutleries and utensils, which is why it is a good idea to set aside a space in your pantry for them.
24. Grocery Bag Dispenser
This device makes storing and reaching your plastic bags easy. You can keep up to 30 grocery bags in it, and it also comes with adhesive tape in its package.
25. Six-Pack Holder
Do you always have your wattle and ketchup bottles tip over every time you open your fridge door? Grab a six-pack holder to keep them in place.
26. Pool Noodle
If you find it hard to find separators that fit your drawers and cabinets, you can cut up several pool noodles, and they will fit snugly inside your storage area.
27. Modular Shelving
The closed cabinets are the best place to keep bulky appliances in your pantry. For easy-to-grab items, this modular shelving solution can be a great idea.
28. Door Utility Rack
If you want a more sturdy storage solution for your pantry area, a utility door area is your best option. It only requires several screws to install.
29. Cooking Caddy
A cooking caddy is another thing that will make your pantry even more adaptable. You can put it everywhere you need and tuck it away once you are done cooking.
30. Door Lid Rack
You can just hide all your pots and pans in the cabinets. But, when it comes to the lids, a smart solution like this door rack is needed.
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31. Water Bottle Holder
This device will make organizing your water bottles a breeze. You can sort your water containers based on colors and sizes according to your needs.
32. Tension Curtain Rod
Mainly used in bathrooms and bedrooms, tension rods can also do wonders in your pantry. You can use it to hang dirty rags and cleaning products.
33. Produce Baskets
When you have these baskets in your pantry, you can easily separate onions and potatoes from other products. You can quickly grab any ingredient you need for dinner.
34. Lid Organizer
Your pots and pans are not the only items in your pantry that have lids. For smaller lids, you can put this organizer on your counter table.
35. Small Spice Storage
Unless you run a big catering business, chances are you will need a small amount of spices for cooking. Accordingly, you should only use small space storage in your pantry.
36. Maintain Unity
Before we move on to other products, it is important that you keep the unity in your pantry. It will make it easy to keep it organized.
37. Overhead Lighting
Lighting is another crucial thing when it comes to keeping things visible in your pantry so that they don’t get cluttered in the future. Make sure you don’t use an underpowered bulb for the job.
38. Kitchen Pantry Storage Glass Jars
Ditch the flimsy packaging that comes with your dried goods and use these airtight glass jars instead. They ensure that your flour, oats, and pasta don’t go stale.
39. Hanging Fruit Basket
The fruits in your pantry need a good place to relax, too, which is why this fruit hammock exists. You can install it under a cabinet to add additional storage.