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DIY Canned Food Organizers

With a family of 7 to feed, my canned food stash was going a bit crazy. I designed and built wood organizers that rotate the oldest dates out first. I also built 2 different sizes. This one will hold up to 12 cans... Woohoo! The others will hold up to 7 and are stackable. This is the best thing to happen to my pantry in a long time! Plus... They cost under $5 a piece to build! You can see the full set of easy plans with lots of photos and tips at http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/10/pantry-ideas-diy-canned-food-storage.html
  • diy canned food organizers, closet, organizing
  • diy canned food organizers, closet, organizing
  • diy canned food organizers, closet, organizing
  • diy canned food organizers, closet, organizing

To see more: http://www.shanty-2-chic.com/2012/10/pantry-ideas-diy-canned-food-storage.html

  • Sandra
    Sandra Davy, WV

    I been wanting to make me some of these,.. Never knew how,.. So Thanks so much for sharing,.. :) I have everything, so nothing to buy,..

  • Paige Keith
    Paige Keith Mililani, HI

    I really love your idea for narrower shelves. I have a bad habit of losing things in the back, only to be found after they've expired, and who likes to throw out food? We are moving soon, and I hope to incorporate some of these ideas into my new

    • Gin johnson
      Gin johnson Corinth, MS

      Nothing makes me more upset than to find expired dated cans, I like the refrig. drink can racks that roll forward as you use one from the bottom are great for soup cans in the pantry, too. I also use the coke can boxes after I cover them with

  • Nancy B
    Nancy B Roseville, CA

    I like the idea of building your own can organizer. I have been looking for something off the shelf. I did buy a wire rack for this application but it sags. Your idea might work for me.

    • Mary
      Mary Abilene, TX

      i too tried wire racks they do sag .i bought shelves designed to hold cds standing up.the one i got will hold 24-36 cans shelfs are adjustable.it holds 2 cans deep standing up.there are only 2 of us so no need for that many of samething.it matched

  • Becky Partain

    These are amazing!!!! You rock!!!

  • Nora Simpson

    This is an excellent idea. I think I'm going to try it, buy extend the bottoms, as my shelves are not very deep, and maybe this will help with that problem, I can let them hang over in the front of the shelf to make them deeper. Thank you so much

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