Monday, September 21, 2015

Build your own slide-out pantry

You never hear anyone say “Oh, I have so much cabinet space, and I really don’t know what to do with these empty drawers.” That’s because canned goods multiply when we’re not looking, and packages of spaghetti are procreating faster than we can go through them.

Yes, storage space was at a premium in our kitchen. That’s the trouble with these new-fangled open-concept homes. Fewer walls = fewer places to stick cabinets and drawers.

So when I saw a pull-out pantry on Pinterest, I knew we had to make one. Our fridge isn’t very wide because it doesn’t have double doors or an ice-maker (*tear*) so there was a good-sized gap between the fridge and the wall.

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5 comments:

Kursi Ukiran Jepara said...

nice

Anonymous said...

I like the idea of this pull out pantry so much, I was thinking of making one for beside the washer and dryer. Paper towel, window cleaner and every day cleaners up above, open to view. then cleaners etc seldom used below. It could look very nice and clean out under the sink.

Heather Laura Clarke said...

Oh, that's a great idea about one for the washer and dryer!

Jose Miguel said...

Great idea and much needed incentive, I am going to the hardware store now. Cheers

Talley Sue said...

I've seen a couple of these, some that turn it into a "wall" w/ hooks to hang brooms, etc., on.