In the past few months, proud homeowners up and down Australia have shown their impressive pantry transformations after they conquered space and made it something to be proud of.
But perhaps none is as impressive as the Belle Saf update, which decided to renew its dark and dusty pantry and turn it into a modern Hamptons-inspired room.
In conversation with FEMAIL, Melbourne-based mother Belle, 37, revealed exactly how she made her pantry on a budget with containers from Kmart and rustic baskets of – and how you can do the same.
Belle Saf & # 39; s decided to renew her dark and dusty pantry and turn it into a modern Hamptons-inspired room (pictured below)
According to the busy mother, the makeover was inspired by a sketch that she had made of the finished room (the pantry previously suggested)
What are Belle & # 39; s top styling tips?
* Hide all open packages in baskets or tubs so that they are not displayed, but neat and accessible.
* Invest in clear separation containers so that you can see things.
* Use a top shelf for an extra decor and a vase of flowers to add a touch of color and warmth to the area.
* A clear wallpaper always ensures that something looks nicer.
According to the busy mother, the makeover was inspired by a sketch of the finished room.
& # 39; I sat down a few months ago and sketched a rough layout of what I would look like the layout, & # 39; she told FEMAIL. & # 39; It had to be perfect. & # 39;
The first thing Belle thought of was a color scheme that landed on baby blue so that it had the & # 39; Hamptons look & # 39; she reflected through the rest of the house.
& # 39; It was an easy decision to choose this beautiful wallpaper from BC Magic Wallpaper, & # 39; she said.
& # 39; And we have saved costs by installing it ourselves at home. Thus & # 39; n unique pronunciation and brightens up the area! & # 39 ;.
The first thing Belle thought about was a color scheme that ended up on baby blue, so it was the & # 39; Hamptons look & # 39; she reflected through the rest of the house (pantry pictured after)
Belle showed the more aesthetic items in glass jars (pictured)
Belle subsequently repainted the wooden planks and invested in a number of stylish bamboo and rattan baskets to create a coastal and chic look.
& # 39; I have expanded the top shelf with a number of beautiful scenery pieces and decided that I would practically not use it, & # 39; said Belle.
& # 39; Then I bought a few containers and jars that I wanted to show, & # 39; she said.
Belle received her mixture of baskets and pots from Pottery Barn, Little Label Co. and Maisie and Claire.
She said she visited the factory outlets to keep costs low and & # 39; keep all fillings, spices and extra & # 39; s hidden in style & # 39 ;.
She said she visited the factory outlets to keep costs down and & # 39; keep all fillings, spices and extra & # 39; s hidden in style & # 39; (photo: her glass jars)
This is not the only room in the house that Belle has tackled in her beautiful home in Melbourne (pictured living room)
How can you make the food in your pantry look nice?
* Buy a variety of rice colors and display them in glass jars for an aesthetic appeal.
* Buy pasta from the supermarket brand, but then throw it in the glass jars and show no packaging.
* Herbs and spices add a touch of color to your pantry decoration.
* Use a shelf in your pantry if you can pay for the space.
* Keep uglier things in closed containers.
* Use cheaper items from Kmart that should not be displayed.
& # 39; I knew this was the right look for me, since they (the baskets) are timeless and so sturdy and the lid was perfect to hide all the colorful packages that don't need to be seen, & # 39; said Belle.
She recommends tackling sales for these baskets, as they can be quite expensive if they have purchased the full price.
The most important thing for her makeover, Belle said she wanted to make sure the room was easy to navigate and practical.
& # 39; Every product has a place and no loose ends, & # 39; she said.
& # 39; I have categorized things as I use them regularly and strategically position them for easy access. & # 39;
She has all her extra & # 39; s including pasta, rice, canned food, sauces and noodles in clear Kmart containers in the large baskets.
& # 39; This has made it so much easier to take a stock before you go to the supermarket & # 39 ;, she said.
In general she adheres to a white and blue theme (kitchen shown)
She prefers light, light, airy spaces and minimalist decoration (dining room pictured)
Although Belle said she didn't have a specific budget when she left with her pantry because she honestly didn't know how much it would cost, the whole thing cost her about $ 1,500.
& # 39; I ended up buying back each basket a little, so it worked out a lot cheaper, & # 39; she said.
& # 39; I bought them in five sales and knew I wanted a pantry that would not change if trends changed. & # 39;
Belle now shows her herbs and spices for a & # 39; pop of natural color & # 39; and also leaves out her pasta.
This is not the first room that the creative mother has tackled in her house.
& # 39; A pantry does not have to be expensive to style. Use what you have right now and create categories to ignore everything and adding a touch of decor goes a long way, & said Belle.
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