By Anna Kocharian

Published on March 28, 2017

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Photography by THE HOME EDIT

The secret to an organized kitchen? A pantry that can hold anything and everything from food and drinks to dishware and cooking utensils. We set out to find the spaces that have done it best – big or small – and even managed to pick up a few helpful tips along the way. Take a look!

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Photography by HOTEL RESIDENCIA

Extend the kitchen backsplash into the pantry – especially when it’s within eyesight – for a consistent look throughout. We’re loving the streamlined feel of these subway tiles!

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Photography by THE COUNTRYPHILES

Reclaimed wooden shelves, a moody backdrop, and potted greens convert a standard storage solution into a truly pin-worthy spot filled with bucolic charm.

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Photography by COUNTRY LIVING

Shiplapped walls and a whitewashed aesthetic transforms this pantry into a classically clean spot that exudes pure elegance. A source for natural light completes the look. 

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Photography by DECOHOLIC

What’s the point of an impeccably organized pantry if you can’t show off your meticulous work? Opt for a door with glass inserts to offer glimpses of the storage unit behind. 

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Photography by LINDSAY OSTROM

For the apartment-dwellers whose lack in square footage doesn’t allow for a pantry, section off a portion of the cabinets to double as one. 

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Photography by THISTLE WOOD FARMS

Gridded wire bins impart this cozy pantry with an industrial chic aesthetic while an illustrated sliding door extends the thematic elements of the decor. 

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Photography by HAYBURN & COMPANY

The ultimate pantry goal? To have enough space where each item can live comfortably within a shelf. This sectioned off storage spot maximizes its use of natural light, featuring a complementary aesthetic that’s simple yet chic. 

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Photography by THE HOME EDIT

Short on space? Utilize compact nooks to double as a pantry. Install a basic set of shelves and utilize style-focused bins to keep the space neat and cohesive. 

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Photography by HEMTREVLIGT

Glass panel doors help section off the rounded pantry in this ethereal kitchen, while also allowing for complete transparency when it comes to the interiors. 

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Photography by MYLANDS VIA HOUZZ

For the more minimally inclined, consider a concealed pantry, disguised as cabinetry. None will be the wiser. 

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Photography by JOHN SHEARER

Take things a step further by opting for a cohesive set of canisters, in lieu of displaying items in their original packaging.