There's no more wasteful feeling than coming home from the grocery store with a new bag of flour or box of quinoa only to realize you already have multiples in your pantry. There's also no worse feeling than discovering a $30 bottle of saffron that's definitely passed its prime at the back of a shelf. A disorganized pantry has its fallbacks—and they go way beyond having to search for the canned tomatoes for 10 minutes or creating an avalanche of non-perishables when trying to reach for the icing sugar.
But how do you keep your pantry from looking like a post-apocalyptic grocery aisle? Take a note from Kourtney and Khloé Kardashian: Both have become masters of pantry organization. Ahead, we rounded up our favorite (and prettiest) pantry cabinet organizers—and they're budget-friendly too! Don't despair when opening your pantry door—these tips will help.
First things first, invest in clear plastic containers and rid yourself of unnecessary packaging. The best part is you can save money by buying in bulk.
If you have enough space, a hanging fruit basket will ensure that your fruits stay at eye level and in the right amount of sunlight for ultimate ripeness.
If you're short on space, a rolling cart can help house a ton of essentials, from pots and pans to spices.
Keep your fruits and vegetables like potatoes and onions in stackable baskets to save space.
Airtight containers are useful for any canned goods or jams.
Spices are hard to keep in the pantry because they always get lost in the back. Instead, use a tiered spice rack to keep track of every bottle.
Don't let your bread rot before its time. A bread box will keep things fresh and tidy.
Extend the life of your garlic with this garlic keeper. Bonus: You'll never look for that ingredient again.
West Elm's utility collection is great for basic pantry staples like flour, coffee, sugar, and salt.
Baskets are incredibly useful for anything from cleaning supplies to plastic wraps and foil.
Always have a set of clips handy to keep anything that comes in a bag fresher for longer.
These clamped canisters each come with a spoon so you can easily take the ingredients out when cooking.
And now, a professional organizer spills on exactly how to organize your pantry.