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    Updated on 19 Jul 2020. Posted on 15 Jul 2020

    19 Things To Organise The Absolute Dump That Is Your Pantry

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    1. This kitchen cabinet paper roll dispenser, which will free up space under your sink or make use of that dead space under your shelves.

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    This durable and rust-resistant roll holder will hook to shelves and cabinet doors, freeing up cabinet space that can go to other household essentials.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $15.99.

    2. These reusable, air-tight pouches, which is perfect for storing and transporting snacks, time and time again.

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    These reusable — and somehow chic? — pouches are food-safe and BPA free. Store your snacks in them and take them wherever you need, without fear of spillage, thanks to its air-tight, double seal lock. Plus, they're freezer safe and are a great deal more convenient to store than bulkier containers.

    Buy a set of two from Amazon Australia for $24.85.

    3. This small push-close container, which is a lot more space-efficient than the cluster of half-opened bags sitting in your pantry right now.

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    This one touch close container is so easy to use — no fidgety clamps or hard-to-open screw lids. It has a silicone lining on the inside of the lid, making it ideal for keeping snacks fresh for longer — and fresher snacks mean less stale food destined for the bin.

    Promising review: "There's this whole corner of Pinterest that is just organised pantries. I swear, it's the most soothing thing to behold and I was determined to make my pantry over the same way. The key to getting yours to look like the ones on Pinterest is using uniform, stackable containers. I love these ones from Kmart — rather than a bunch of half-eaten bags of snacks everywhere, I can stack them all neatly in a row. They also come in several larger sizes, so I can use the same design for my pasta, cereal and larger snacks."

    Mariela Summerhays

    Buy it from Kmart for $6.

    4. This cling wrap and paper towel rack, which can be mounted to the inside of your pantry door, making space in drawers and on top of counters.

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    Constructed from rust-resistant, polished stainless steel, this organiser is mounted to surfaces using next generation nano suction technology — holding up to 8kg at once! Never dig around drawers for your baking paper or cling wrap again.

    Buy it from Catch for $26.49.

    5. This magic double-sided tape that sticks to everything and can be washed and reused, time and time again.

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    Thanks to some special kind of wizardry, this durable, double-sided clear tape can be used to stick almost anything to any surface — perfect for getting larger utensils off counters and out of the way! Five metres long, it can be cut to suit your needs and then — without leaving a mark — be removed, washed and used again from now until eternity.

    Read all about its wondrousness here.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $14.18.

    6. This rustic wine rack, which will allow you to always know how many reds you have left before Friday afternoon.

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    I currently just have a cluster of alcohol on the top shelf of my pantry and honestly, it's not the best organisational system. You think you have a couple of bottles of wine still sitting behind the whiskey and just when you need it — you realise you've drunk the last of it. This steel and pine rack can hold up to 12 bottles of wine and is designed with a rubber protector for each bottle neck. Save space and always know what's in your collection.

    Buy it from Catch for $40.95.

    7. These airtight storage containers, so you're always aware of what ingredients you're running low on.

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    Keeping your pantry items in these is not only a super easy way to get more storage space out of your cupboards, but it's also a great way to keep track of what you have and what you need to get during your next shop.

    These containers have a lid-lock mechanism to keep everything fresh. They're also super easy to clean and are made from BPA free plastic, so you don't need to worry about any harmful toxins.

    Buy a five piece set from Amazon Australia for $59.99.

    8. These kraft self-adhesive labels, so you can tell whether it's sugar or salt you're mixing into your cake batter.

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    Crafted from natural kraft paper and eco-friendly ink, these attractive labels come in a roll of 100 — with a handful more thrown in, just in case. Perfect for sticking onto almost any surface (even fabric!), you can use them as gift labels, or for our purposes, organising your pantry storage containers.

    Buy a roll of 100 from Amazon Australia for $17.39.

    9. This over-the-door organiser, which will make sure that more than the inside of your pantry is utilised for storage.

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    This over-the-door organiser is made from thick, non-woven, reinforced fabric and metal door hooks, making it not only sturdy, but much less of an eyesore than plastic alternatives. All 24 pockets are deep and wide enough to hold most snacks, bottles of condiments and other bits and pieces that usually take up space on the inside of your pantry.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $16.99.

    10. Or, this three-tier, metal basket version, which is deep and wide enough for you to store fresh produce.

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    It's like they'd seen my home and designed this especially for me. No longer having space in my pantry for my onions, potatoes and other non-refrigerated produce, I now take up half of my dining table with bowls of them — which is less than ideal, to say the least.

    This powder-coated, metal modular storage system can be mounted on top of one another or hung separately in a design that suits you. Each basket comes with two hooks underneath — perfect for always knowing where your reusable shopping bag is.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $39.99.

    11. This expandable, tiered shelf organiser, which can be elongated to fit whichever cabinet or shelf it's put on.

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    This condiment organiser will extend to make use of the entire width of your shelf. Featuring a three-tier design, it will make seeing and reaching for jars at the back of your pantry a cinch. BPA free, it is easily cleaned with just a wipe of a cloth.

    Buy it from Catch for $45.

    12. These airtight, shelf-hanging containers, which makes the most of the dead space in shelves or below kitchen cabinets.

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    Ensuring that smaller containers don't get lost among the jars and tins sitting in your pantry, this hanging storage solution is perfect for daily use condiments. The three containers are fitted with airtight lids with easy-pull tabs and hang from shelves using non-marking 3M tape.

    Buy the three-piece set from Amazon Australia for $55.

    13. These mug organisers, which will allow you to stack cups, saving you so much space.

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    God bless the genius who knew we needed this. Fit twice as much in your cupboards with this adjustable coaster, which will allow you to stack cups, mugs and coasters on top of each other without fear of scuffing or scratching. Genius.

    Buy a pack of six from Amazon Australia for $36.01.

    14. This tea bag organiser, which is much better solution than a cupboard overflowing with half-empty boxes of teabags.

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    This teabag organiser has one large slot — which could be used for loose leaf tea or coffee — and three small slots for your favourite brews. It's perfect for organising your cupboards or even to put on your table top for easy access.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $14.84.

    15. This simple but effective spice rack, that will organise your hodge podge of seasonings.

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    Constructed from durable, chrome-plated steel, this two-tier rack will gather all your little bottles of condiments and spices, so you always know what you have in stock.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $29.99.

    16. Alternatively, this attractive spice tower, which you won't mind sitting on your counter, freeing up space in in your over-stocked pantry.

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    This bamboo, glass and stainless steel spice carousel can hold up to 12 different dried herbs and spices. Mounted on a lazy susan, accessing the one you need is easy — and let's face it, is much more attractive than the random assortment of containers currently sitting in your pantry.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $39.95.

    17. This lazy susan, which will prevent you from knocking over everything with your wrist in an effort to get to the Nutella.

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    This lazy susan is designed to fit most shelves and is fitted with a non-skid surface, meaning bottles and jars are less likely to fall as you turn it. A neutral white and grey, it will blend in with most pantries.

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $20.

    18. This magnetic weekly meal planner, so you know exactly what you need to get from the grocery store each week to minimise chances of overstocking your pantry.

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    This meal planner can be stuck to your fridge, so that you can check and make sure you have all the ingredients ready for you to get cooking. It also comes in a pack of three, which gives you 156 weekly sheets in total.

    Buy a three pack from Amazon Australia for $11.67.

    19. And finally, this brilliant storage solution, which makes something of that random gap between the fridge and wall, giving you even more storage space.

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    This slim shelf is fitted with wheels, so you can keep it tucked out of sight and bring it out when needed. It has four shelves perfect for storing spices, oils and canned food (and in my case, wine).

    Promising review: "I moved in with my partner to a beautiful one bedroom apartment about six months ago. We only had one cupboard that wasn't filled by an exhaust fan or dishwasher etc, and that was quickly filled with our plates and glassware — we ended up appropriating a huge shelf of our linen cupboard for our dry goods!

    Finally, I had enough and bought this rolling shelf to fit in the empty gap next to our fridge. It was super easy to assemble, had enough space to empty out our linen-turn-pantry shelf and ended up matching with our kitchen cupboards (go figure!). The only real down side is that the wheels aren't the best quality. I think they need to be just a touch bigger, but for the price point, I really can't complain!"

    Clare Aston

    Buy it from Amazon Australia for $31.95.

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