22 No Pantry Solutions on a Budget

Trista - August 19, 2020
This shelving unit is mounted on your wall and used for anything you can find. Credit: Ezvapor.

Peter's Goods Rustic Floating Wall Shelves with Rails

When you need some storage space for your smaller dry goods, purchasing cheap but sturdy shelves, you can mount on your wall is a great idea. You can keep your spices or smaller cans on these rustic floating wall shelves and then turn to use them for different decor purposes once you don’t need so much room for your dry goods. Not only are these shelves cheap, but they’re considered an Amazon choice product. They’ll keep your items in place and are easy to assemble. Of course, you can choose to buy the white shelves for a few more dollars.

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These airtight containers are great for the large number of dry goods that you need to keep sealed. Credit: Amazon.

Large Cereal Storage Containers, Wildone Airtight Cereal & Dry Food Storage Containers

You read about airtight storage containers before, but most of the ones you’ll find are smaller or of medium size. Sometimes, you need large or extra large storage containers, and that’s where these come in. They’re perfect for large bags of sugar, flour, and cereal. The plastic is some of the highest quality you’ll find, and it’s BPA free. The lid seals the dry goods into the container, so you don’t need to worry about bugs getting into them. They’re also see-through and stackable. The best part, you get four containers for the low price.

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This metal basket organizer is great for fruits and vegetables. Credit: Pinterest.

4-Tier Metal Basket Stand for Storage and Organization

This list wouldn’t be complete without storage and organizer suitable for your fruits and vegetables. If you’re living in an area where farmer’s markets will soon start to open (after the current crisis), or you’re finding new fresh foods at the store, you’ll want to purchase this basket stand. It’s great to help keep your fridge drawers free for other times. You also don’t need to worry about having your fruits and vegetables get bruised when sitting by your canned and larger items. The baskets are removable so you can adjust them, and it’s all easy to put together.

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Keep your fruit fresh on the counter with this great wire unit. Credit: Home Depot.

Spectrum Diversified 81810 Yumi Arched Server Stacked, 3-Tier Bowls

If you don’t want a basket standing on your floor, you can buy a smaller version that’s perfect for sitting on your counter or table. It might not hold as many fruits and vegetables, but it’s still a great size and will hold the amount that you have. The dimensions of this unit are 13″ L X 12.75″ W X 19″ H, and all you need to do to clean it is wipe it down with a damp cloth. It’s easy to assemble, and everything you need (other than the fruit) comes in the package. The baskets are also made for your fruits and vegetables because the wires won’t allow for the buildup of ethylene gas. This method means that your fruit will stay fresh longer.

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This drawer organizer can help you store your dry goods or even a few fruits and vegetables. Credit: Pinterest.

Simple Houseware Stackable 2 Tier Sliding Basket Organizer Drawer

You can easily stack this unit by buying two of them and placing one on top of the other. They’re durable enough to hold several pounds. You don’t need to worry about needing power tools because they’re easy to assemble and come with everything you need. The drawers easily slide in and out so you can leave it on the floor and not have to worry about getting down on your knees to find the items in the back of the drawer. The dimensions are 16.75″ L x 11″ W x 12″ H and comes with two different sized drawers for your best storing needs.

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This 12-cube organizer is an excellent addition to your home because you can hold dry goods and other items. Credit: guatemaladigital.

12-Cube Organizer

This 12-cube organizer is great for your home because you can set it anywhere and keep your dry goods safe without people even knowing what’s in your drawers (unless they snoop). While this is one of the more expensive items on the list, it’s sturdy and comes with all of the baskets. The dimension is 36 x 43 x 12 inches, and each cube is held by four sturdy steel bars. They slide in and out quickly, no matter what type of items you have in the hubs. Plus, you have your choice of colors!

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Use this wire unit to hold your dry goods and other items you’d put in a pantry (if you had one). Credit: Songmics.

SONGMICS Cube Storage Unit, Interlocking Metal Wire Organizer with Divider Design

Shelving units are some of the best choices when it comes to storing your dry goods without a pantry. You can place them in your dining room, closet, or kitchen, and they hold many items. It gives you more room in your cupboards. This Songmics cube storage unit is excellent because the shelving is flat, but the wires will provide enough airflow for your fruits and vegetables you store on the shelves. The product is also customizable, so you can set the shelves however you like. It’s easy to assemble and comes with all the tools you need to put it together.

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