"No pantry? No problem. Designate a niche next to your refrigerator as food staple central. Fill the space with shelves (a bookcase works well) and hang a tension curtain rod between the wall and the refrigerator.
Turn an old bookshelf into a make shift pantry like I did. Just buy a curtain rod and curtain to hide the clutter :) good for small kitchens with no pantries. and use some pretty fabric -- not like this.
Bookcase transformed into a make-shift pantry - complete with a curtain to draw across it to hide the food away. Would love to do this for our small kitchen and minimal cabinet space but the boys would constantly be in it.
Affordable Kitchen Storage Ideas Tension Rod Solution Rethink how you use tension curtain rods. Place rows of the affordable window treatment hardware inside a cabinet to keep baking sheets and serving trays upright and well-organized.
Bedroom idea - Not all items to be stored need be in view. Furniture tricks -- here, a table skirt with a pretty pattern -- help to hide shelves, baskets, and the like for a clean look that still boosts storage.