Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Pantry Clean up

I love to see all of your organizing tips-
although my word for the year is "organize"
I have yet to achieve that in my home
until today...

This is my horrid pantry-
a big 'ole mess
it hurts to show this mess off-
really!
I even had a shoe holder filled with paints
hanging off the door-YUCK!

no beautiful french door will appear-
no wooden shelves
just a plain old shelf organizing
First step was to empty this out
and take out all the shelves.
Okay-now I wanted to brighten it up
 but only use what I have-
I had bought some pretty wrapping paper last year
but kept forgetting to use it-crazy, I know!

boring-no
White birch trees on a crystal blue background with
cardinals scattered among the branches-

Mattie's checking it out-sorry no treats!
Love the birdies, don't you?
the shelves are now in order
it's certainly not the most beautiful
 I've seen online 
but it's clean, fresh and tidy- lol






This may not excite you
but I'm doing the happy dance!!

Take care, gotta fly-

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17 comments:

  1. I love the paper idea! Mine needs organized so badly. Thanks for motivating me. I love it!

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  2. This is what I need to dooo :)
    Thanks, Claire, now I feel more like doing it!

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  3. Looks so much better! I love organizing. Love the wrapping paper!

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  4. Nice clean up! Very cute wallpaper!

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  5. Claire I think it looks wonderful. Cute idea to use the wrapping paper and it certainly brightens up the pantry!

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  6. What a clever idea and a lot cheaper than wallpaper! ~ Maureen

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  7. This looks great! I love the wall paper. I redid my pantry last year, here...http://hamershappenings.blogspot.com/2011/02/pantry-re-organized.html

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  8. I'd LOVE to have a pantry like that... and I love the wrapping paper.. how did you get it to stay in place ? Did I miss that part ? It looks fantastic...

    Aswesome job

    Carri
    simplydonewright.blogspot.com

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  9. Claire it looks great,doesn't it make you feel good when you get organized.
    x jeanetteann

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  10. I'm glad to see someone else gets as excited about organization as I do! I love the wrapping paper idea!

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  11. I can totally relate to your excitement here! I worked on just organizing a few things in my laundry closet & was thrilled!

    Thanks for stopping over at my blog and becoming a follower and now I'm following you too!

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  12. Love the organization! Don't you love it when you organize and how it makes you feel. Thanks for visiting and your nice comments.

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  13. Good job organizing your pantry. It really makes life a whole lot easier. thanks for following my blog.

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  14. Ohh! Love the birch tree paper! So smart, you are!

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  15. I would be doing the happy dance, too if my pantry was organized! I plan to tackle mine next week!

    Thanks for stopping by my blog today:)

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  16. Nice way to brighten the pantry...even when it gets a little disorganized again. I always invite the cleaning/organizing fairies over while I'm at work. They never show up.

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