Do you have bags of chips just piled on top of one another in your pantry? I did until I figured out how best to organize bags of chips.
I had so many piled up that I was starting to buy more pretzels and tortilla chips when I had half-open bags that I just couldn’t see. Some of the half empty bags were things my kids loved to eat but I couldn’t even see that we had them when it came time to pack their lunches. I had to come up with a way to get those bags of chips off the pantry shelf and come up with a new way to organize bags of chips.
I had purchased some size medium Command Hooks for organizing my craft closet (click here for that Before & After) and had a bunch left over. After looking in my pantry I knew I needed to do something with the big mess up top. I couldn’t even see what kind of chips and pretzels we had up there.
If I could hang the bags of chips with a chip clip that would help free up my shelf. My problem was that I usually use clothes pins as chip clips. How was I going to hang the bags of chips? First I was thinking of drilling a hole in the clothes pins and using a string but then I thought…what if there are already chip clips with holes in them? A quick search on Amazon and perfection.
Now I could stick the Command hooks on the side of the closet and use the new clips to just hang them. Easy, peasy.
Here is how I started.
I went as high as I could reach and I may have my husband put one even higher so I can get another bag on each side although it will have to hold only the chips that he wants since I can’t reach it. Also, would be good for chips that I don’t really want to have easy access for myself or I’ll eat too many.
And here are all my bags of chips and pretzels now off my shelf.
And that’s the other side. I had way too many half empty bags of tortilla chips. Half of them were stale. Now I can actually find the already opened bags so I stop opening new bags and letting a lot of chips go stale.
Don’t you love projects that just involve sticking things to the wall? That is my type of organization project! 🙂 Take a look at how I remove sticker residue from clothing after it goes through the wash and the simple step to keep your laundry detergent cup clean.
Let me know if this works for you.
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