DIY Corner Pantry

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I’m kind of embarrassed to admit this but we were using a stand up clothes armoire as a simple DIY pantry in our kitchen because we didn’t have enough space to hold all our food stuffs. Hey, you do what you need to do. And I needed more space for my canned goods. My husband, Roy, who’s not a carpenter, finally decided he was going to make us a pantry. It would be small and in the corner, but it would be floor to ceiling.

This pantry is part of our Outdated Kitchen Transformation. This is the corner its going in. We'd already removed the wall paper and painted it.

The framing begins! By the way Roy used Googles free SketchUp program to design the pantry ahead of time.

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Sheet rock was added.

Cross strips to hold the shelves were put in ad then the inside was painted.

Shelves were cut.

Our son finished the m sanding of the sheet rock.

Shelves installed and outside painted.

Door installed


Final touch.


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  • Chris Chris on Mar 28, 2019

    What if I dont Have a corner? I have an available square space how do I build A pantry their?

  • Eleanor O'Donnell Eleanor O'Donnell on Apr 01, 2019

    Just curious....why did you put tile on the floor inside the pantry when you had a nice wood floor?

  • Karen Callaway Karen Callaway on May 17, 2019

    Not a question. Just wonderful job love it. Thanks

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  • Karen lukacovic Karen lukacovic on Dec 26, 2019

    A frosted glass door with P a try written on it would be an upgrade and really make your pantry high end

  • Wendy Wendy on May 30, 2020

    OMG, I am so happy I stumbled upon this post!!!

    I had this same shaped pantry that I JUST finished rebuilding inside to look nearly identical to what you did I was perfect for me. We had to sell and move about 3 months later. Now, the house we have has a huge kitchen with no storage! I am giddy thinking about how fast I can get my pantry back! Happy Dancing all over the place!!