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DIY Pantry Rolling Shelf

By: Ginger Snap Crafts
January 20, 2014

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DIY Pantry Rolling Shelf
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Hi! It’s Ginger from GingerSnapCrafts.com! I’m so excited to be here! :) Organizing my pantry has been on my to do list since we moved into our house almost 7 years ago! I know I’m a little slow! ha! Recently it became even more of an issue when I decided to take half of the panty & turn it into craft storage. I know! I have a problem. ;) I’ll share the craft storage side later on but today I’m going to show you how I added a rolling shelf to the food side of our pantry! This has added so much more storage room to our pantry. I love it!

Items needed:

  • Americana Acrylics 2oz - Banana Cream
  • 1x6 boards
  • Swivel wheels
  • Paint brush

Instructions:

The first thing I did was totally empty out our pantry. My kitchen was a little crazy for a few days! ha! We had stuff everywhere even in the laundry room. In addition to the rolling shelf I also added a shelf to the upper part of the pantry. (You can see that it’s not painted yet in this before picture.) Then I painted the entire pantry white again. It’s amazing what a fresh coat of paint can do!

Instruction #1 - pantry before
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I’m not going to give you the measurements for the shelf since that will depend on your pantry size. You’ll need to measure how long & wide you need your rolling shelf to be. We cut two long pieces of 1x6 boards the length we needed our shelf to be. Then we cut 2 smaller pieces the width we needed our shelf to be.

Instruction #2 - DIY pantry shelf
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Then we screwed the boards together with wood screws. Then we added the swivel wheels ~ two on each end.

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I sanded the shelf slightly. Then I painted the shelf with the Americana Acrylic Paint in Banana Cream. I loved this color so much I ended up painting the insides of the shelves the same bright cheery yellow. It makes me so happy to go in the pantry now. It’s so bright!

Instruction #4 - pantry organization shelf74
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I love how everything is so neat & organized. I also made some chalkboard labels with wood rectangles & chalkboard paint. I just hot glued them onto my canvas bins. I also put baskets on some of the shelves for hot chocolate, oatmeal packets & more.

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While I was at it I decided to make a mini command station inside the pantry. I added clipboards for my grocery list & calendar. I also made a dry erase menu board.

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I also updated my kiddos’ chore chart. My youngest said he wasn’t a baby any more so he wanted a big boy to represent him. ha! ;)

Instruction #7 - mini pantry command wall
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Instruction #8 - pantry organization
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I LOVE my new & improved organized pantry! Just wondering why it took me so long to get it done! :) Do you have any organizing project you need to do around your house? I’d love to hear! :)

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Be sure to visit Ginger Snap Crafts  for more projects and to learn more about Ginger.

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