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My Pantry and Office Share A Room

My office and pantry share a small space, and it's important to stay organized so that both areas will work efficiently. In order to have more countertop space in the office portion, we installed this little bucket organization system from a big box store. This little addition helps the whole room work more efficiently.
Because I cleared up some counter space, there is now room for the printer to sit in a corner of the office portion. When the office starts drifting over into the office area, things start getting crazy.
One-fourth of the room is devoted to the office, and the rest is for the pantry. Those cabinet doors hide my cake and pie pans. The canisters you see there are made from old crocks. The open shelves hold the Keurig coffee maker, the bread machine, and cooking magazines.
I have a nice long countertop, and this is where I prepare cakes, cookies, and pies, before taking them to the adjacent kitchen to bake in the oven. This countertop is laminate for easy clean-up. The kitchen has Carrara marble counters and is high maintenance. There is a small sink for convenience.
The pantry portion also has open shelving.
This great pegboard on the wall keeps the pots and pan within easy reach and takes advantage of a wall that would otherwise be wasted space.

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  • Brenda D
    Brenda D Fresh Meadows, NY
    on Jul 9, 2014

    Looks great. You are lucky to have a large pantry. If you ever wanted to add a craft area the peg board would come in very handy.

  • Cynthia Maynard
    Cynthia Maynard
    on Jul 9, 2014

    Didn't Julia Child keep her pots and pans on a pegboard? Clever

  • Hannah V
    Hannah V Brooklyn, NY
    on Jul 9, 2014

    Great organization inspiration! Love this little hanging metal tins.

  • Vicki Pemberton
    Vicki Pemberton Harriman, TN
    on Jul 9, 2014

    that's a pretty good sized pantry, nice job

  • Jennifer G
    Jennifer G Clifton, CO
    on Jul 9, 2014

    LOVE IT!!

  • Peggy
    Peggy Rising Sun, MD
    on Jul 9, 2014

    Nice idea. I live in a small apartment and thats a neat idea for the bathroom too! Even use small baskets would be neat. Love the idea!

  • Jeanneabbott12
    Jeanneabbott12 Covington, LA
    on Jul 9, 2014

    Wishing for a pantry this size. In my next house,,,I hope. This is a great use of space and it's attractive. Nice job!

  • Joyce Sobczyk
    Joyce Sobczyk Chetek, WI
    on Jul 10, 2014

    Well done indeed! I too love those teapots! www.theclosetconsult.com

  • Margaret Adamski
    Margaret Adamski Seattle, WA
    on Jul 10, 2014

    How can you put a lid to keep hold it? Pan is have a hang up easy.. but Lid??

  • Marcy
    on Jul 13, 2014

    Awesome, what a great space you've made!

  • Mushahid Hussain
    Mushahid Hussain Pompano Beach, FL
    on Aug 3, 2016

    Thanks for great services :) i used this: http://www.xn--kontorsstdistockholm-jzb.se/

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