Pantry Makeover

If there’s one area within the dwelling that many battle to keep up and preserve organized, it’s the kitchen pantry. With somewhat Go forward wholesome paint and a few new lighting, Jaime Costiglio completes a full pantry makeover in lower than 10 steps.

Making enhancements and fixing issues is human nature. It’s what drives our ‘to do’ lists, retains us busy working and makes us productive people.  As we speak we’re tackling a type of nagging issues within the dwelling which is a darkish and dingy pantry closet. That is a straightforward, cheap and easy pantry group makeover that nearly anybody can deal with. And I’m kicking myself for not doing it sooner!

Extra importantly this pantry group thought could possibly be utilized to any area in your house. The answer includes two instruments: paint and lights. And that’s it.  Everyone knows paint is wonderful and makes an ideal base to clean up an area. Portray your own home is one thing nearly anybody can deal with. You might even have some leftover paint from one other mission that may be sufficient to cowl a pantry or closet area.

Let me share the earlier than photograph of this pantry so you’ll be able to see the true transformation.

To start with, it’s tremendous darkish and there was no lighting interval. Secondly, the partitions and cabinets have been soiled and gross from years of use. Time for a pantry makeover to resolve these two issues.

Wonderful what paint and lights can do for an area! And now we are able to truly see the meals within the pantry closet with out having to make use of our mobile phone flashlights. You possibly can positively take this pantry makeover mission to a different degree with organizer bins and containers. However I want to group the gadgets with just some bins for free chips and such whereas preserving the whole lot seen.

For this pantry makeover I used one 10′ strip of LED below cupboard lights across the inside of the door body. Set up was quick and simple and the outcomes have been rapid. The lights plug in to an outlet and are operated utilizing a change mounted to the inside door trim.

They’re utterly unobtrusive since they sit flat and flush on the wall. Additionally, they required no electrical wiring which suggests you’ll be able to full this mission by yourself.

For the cabinets I like to recommend a satin end and make sure you let your paint dry utterly earlier than including gadgets again into the closet.  Taking a look at that stunning, white area makes me giddy with pleasure, it’s nearly too good to muddle it up with pantry gadgets.


Step 1

Empty the pantry area.

Step 2

Sand cabinets easy of any particles and put together floor for paint.  Then wipe down with a moist fabric.

Step three

Paint partitions flat white, I did three coats. Paint the cabinets satin white.

Step four

Open gentle strip package deal and decide plug location.

Step 5

Decide gentle change location.

Step 6

Unwind gentle strip and decide placement.

Step 7

To connect lights, peel off paper backing to disclose the sticky adhesive. Press gentle strip onto wall.

Then activate the lights and luxuriate in your shiny and contemporary new area!

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