6 Smart Ideas From Beautifully Organized Pantries

Find storage, drawer and lighting setups that can help to keep your food items and supplies in good order.

The pantry is like a workhorse in the kitchen which can help you when you need to get dinner on the table and keep ingredients fresh and cool. Sometimes it can get a little disorganized, so pick and choose in 6 tips to get your own pantry in order, and gather inspiration from these beautifully organized spaces.

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1. Wine Storage

A good wine rack that can hold a mass of bottles is a must-have for oenophiles. A geometric design could make a striking presentation and can be a good decoration in the kitchen. Outfit your existing pantry with a wine stand to keep favorite bottles close at hand.

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17″ Italian Style Wooden Globe Liquor Bottle Wine Rack

16 Bottles Bamboo Storage Wine Rack with Glass Hanger

16th Century Wood Globe Wine Bar Stand

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2. Command Center

Need to save newspaper and stash incoming mail, but want to keep them in order in the kitchen counter? Carve out space along one wall in the pantry for a neat command center, with a bulletin board, mail slots.

3. And you just need to hang similar pieces on the back of the pantry door to avoid a walk-in to make this work.

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Wall Mounted Cambered Mail Box with Newspaper Roll
Wall Mounted Steel Mail Box with Newspaper Roll
Brick Stone Stucco Mailbox Aluminum Doors Mailboxes

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4. Library Ladder

Make use of all that vertical space by outfitting the pantry with a ladder if your pantry is narrow but tall. Through this way, you can easily slide the ladder to just the right place and step up to grab what you need.

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HD 3 Step Ladder Platform Lightweight Folding Stool
Non-slip 2 Step Aluminum Ladder Folding Platform Stool
2 Step Aluminum Ladder Folding Non-Slip Platform
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5. Pullout Drawers and Baskets

It sometimes happens that deep cabinets in the pantry leads to a cluttered mess. Install pullout drawers, baskets and shelves, then it can be very easy to reach what you need — even if it’s way at the back.

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10 Drawers Rolling Organizer Cart Craft Utility Mobile Trolley
12 Drawers Rolling Cart Storage Scrapbook Paper Organizer Bins
20 Drawers Storage Rolling Cart Studio Organizer

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6. Interior Lighting

The joy of being able to see what you are looking for in the pantry cannot be overstated. So it’s crucial to remedy the situation by adding an overhead fixture or wall sconces if your pantry is lacking in the lighting department.

It’s worthwhile to add a light in the pantry when it impacts your daily life for the better — and being able to easily find what you’re looking for.
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Glass Wall Sconce for 3 Bulbs
3-Light LED Bath Vanity Light with Alabaster Glass Dimmable
2 Table Lamps 1 Floor Lamp Set with Fabric Shades

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7. Bold Color

Nothing is more effective at boosting flair than paint if style is what your pantry is missing. Pantry is typically a small space, so you can go wild with color to give your pantry a big change.

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Photo from Color Hex

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