If you have ever watched any reality TV than you know everyone seems to have an immaculate pantry. From the door to the items inside everything seems so perfectly organized and ready to go. However, the truth is completely different, your pantry is cluttered with snacks and the hinges on the door are barely holding on. It’s time for a new pantry update- changing the doors! It might not seem like a huge task but boy does it make a difference. Here are invigorating pantry door ideas to liven up your snack space.
French Double Doors
Okay, okay so your pantry isn’t exactly the size of Kim Kardashian’s it’s quite small. We are here to tell you that it is perfectly fine! It doesn’t have to be the biggest space, small pantries work just fine too. The key is getting creative with the decor and not falling back. That is where French double doors will come into play. These beautiful, charming doors are perfect for those that want to create a new space without feeling overwhelmed with decor. Bring in wood tones to give you a warm feeling that doesn’t overtake the rest of the rooms aesthetic.
If making your pantry disappear is your goal, having it match with your cabinets is the way to go. Creating a matchy-matchy aesthetic works great when you have a small kitchen and want a more expansive feel. Many homeowners consider this option when they want to give their space the illusion of being one unit throughout. Consider going for wood when you want to make your personal space come to life with a cozy touch.
Screened doors are now a part of your kitchen and we are loving every bit of it Though many might not consider the idea of having a screen door as their decor it’s an excellent idea. Not only does it give you the ability to look inside and see what you have available but it looks just as chic. Due to their lightweight manner, adding screen doors instantly bring a freshness to your kitchen, particularly if your space is feeling overwhelmed and stuffy.
Add a little bit of fun by bringing chalkboard doors. Not only do they add a fun flair but it allows you to keep notes, grocery lists, and more right where you can see it every time. Furthermore, if you have children this is an excellent way of allowing them to express themselves by drawing or even spelling out what they want to eat that night. It’s all about making a well-loved area of your home feel new and exciting again. If you’re intimidated by such considering half a chalkboard door. Doing so gives you the same feel just a little more toned down.
Having doors with a bit of a peak effect is great for those times you want to know what’s inside of your pantry without having to fully go inside of it. That is where having a door with a glass window will come into play. It’s all about bringing a multidimensional feel to your kitchen by the simple act of adding a glass touch. You can even go as far as adding a popcorn glass for a bit of privacy from your guests. Doing so will add a dose of texture without being too noticeable. Furthermore, it makes the room have a sense of seamlessly without being too in your face.
Once thought of as a “one-trick pony” barn doors have taken a huge leap in decor the last 10-15 years. They have become the ultimate go-to decorating item, due to how versatile they truly are. It’s almost as if they make more sense inside of your home than outside. With the ability to be mounted on tracks these fun doors add a country chic twist while being oh so charming. If you want a more modern approach consider painting them a fun hue and having them be the staple of your kitchen. It’s the statement piece you didn’t know you needed but it’s oh so charming.
Paint them Away
Let’s say you want to give your pantry a new twist but don’t have the means to do so. Though the answer is simple some might not consider it – paint your doors. It’s as simple as it sounds, add a fresh coat of paint, and have it feel new once again. Whether you decide to add a fresh touch of white paint or you decide on a bold shade, the possibilities are endless. You could even add fun artwork to it to truly enhance what you already have. Or have your children do some artwork and make it a family masterpiece.
Let’s say you are in love with country decor but oh so tired of having everything barn related in your home. If that’s the case, it’s time to consider shiplap. Shiplap is great for those that want a country living aesthetic without cross the line to barn house. It’s the perfect in-between touch that feels as grand as it sounds. Consider painting it crisp white to add a modern touch right where you want and need it most. On the contrary, paint it black for an undeniable edge.
Another idea for those that don’t want to change their doors but want to add something different so the room feels fresh again. Bring in labels. Labeling your doors is great for those that want something new yet doesn’t want to put in too much effort. It’s the perfect way of keeping organized especially if you have another closet like areas in your kitchen. Consider purchasing a label maker to finish the look seamlessly.
Love the idea and appeal of barn doors but don’t want the rustic appeal? Consider contemporary ones and embrace a modern vibe. Whether you use thicker doors or consider thin ones in a rich/dark hue the options are endless. The key is having them be as contemporary as possible so that they do become the statement piece the room revolves around. When you have a bold statement the entire room will feel much more modern and chic.
When it comes to your pantry what organization ideas do you follow? Share with us below.