We've all seen the spice racks made out of little metal canisters and magnets, right? Well, here's a new way to use those same canisters sans the magnets. For this project you'll need to get your hands on a printer's type case. Or maybe one of those shallow shadowboxes that were all the rage during the 'country' decor period of the 90's?
From spice racks to pot racks to pantry hacks, we cover them all in this roundup. Some cost nothing whereas other might set you back a few hundred. So...there's something for everyone. Now read on, be inspired and get organized!
Eric used reclaimed lumber to make this very handy elevated spice rack that would be perfect for tucking inside a cabinet or pantry.
(Okay, this nest one isn't a spice rack, but it IS a way to store spices.) As we all know, spices are expensive. So why not share them? Get your foodie friends together, pool your money, buy some spices and then split them up? But what to put them in after you take them out of those big bottles? Why, Tic Tac containers of course. Check out this generously large spice rackthat Robin whipped up and install inside her pantry closet.
Speaking of our next topic, how about using one of those door shoe holder deals to hold all that little stuff that seems to get lost inside pantries?
Flashback to the reclaimed wood spice rack. Here's the same idea for cans only using 2 x 4's. In this case, however, there's no woodworking required; unless you count cutting the boards to length and stacking them like steps as woodworking.
Using one 2 x 4:
Using 2 - 2 x 4's: Now on to the pot racks! We'll start with this industrial one from HGTV. I like how the grate can be used as a shelf as well.
This ladder-like installation comes to us from DIY Network:
Oh, yes, ladders. Repurposing an old wooden one would work just fine too.
And, finally, Tom Silva from This Old House fame, shows us how to construct a pot rack out of copper pipe.