Pantry Makeover – Part 1

The first organizational project for the summer is underway, my walk-in pantry. I have been putting this off for some time but after cringing inwardly recently when a visitor stepped into it to fetch something I decided it was going to top the summer project list.  20120607-140819.jpg

To give myself some motivation, I went to Williams and Sonoma and picked out a new kitchen apron, and a matching potholder and oven mitt. Orange is my new favorite color so my eye was drawn to this fun set. Then I had a paint shade mixed to co-ordinate with the set called Mango Mania.20120607-140930.jpg

Back at home the pantry was completely emptied, something I don’t think has been done in several years. I discovered several things that had gone AWOL and decided I definitely needed to come up with a better organizational plan! I also realized I had some wall space that could be better utilized but more about that in a subsequent post, today it is all about PAINTING!

20120607-141203.jpgI am thinking of ice cream creamsicles and wishing I had one. You know, orange on the outside and a delicious creamy white center.  I haven’t had one of those in years!   Or, maybe looking at Kenzie (who is hanging close) is making me think of them..  How do you like her new  orange ‘Mania’ highlights?

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After four coats of Mango Mania I am ready to tackle the ceilings, shelves and trim. They will be painted in a semi-gloss white.   Tomorrow will be all about ORGANIZATION.

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