Chalkboard Labeled Canisters

I needed a little extra storage in the kitchen to hold some baking supplies

like…cookie cutters, cupcake liners, etc

and I had this..

old canister crate holder thingy

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what can I do with that??

first off

out it goes to my ‘studio’ driveway to receive a coat of
fresh white paint.

{The lamp also got a new chance at life with a shot of white}

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so we’re making progress…here’s the crate (& lids)
now clean and brightened up

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but I think it still needed a little somethin, somethin

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so out came the

clear contact paper that I spray painted with chalkboard paint!

see my ‘studio’ again with my advanced technical tools holding down the edges – ROCKS!

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then I took my cute little scallopy punch & cranked out a few little labels:

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Quick little inexpensive project that produced some pretty extra

Farmhouse Fresh

style and storage in my kitchen.


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  1. The canisters are wonderful...what a neat idea. I never would have thought to use adhesive paper. I guess that paint sticks to anything!!

    Great job!


  2. HI, your studio looks like mine! hahaha...great project. Love the contact paper idea....I've not thought of that and it is WAY BRILLIANT! I'm looking around my kitchen now to spray paint something like this!
    Great post.

  3. Great idea! I think even I could do this!!! Thanks for sharing!

  4. Very sweet!! Will have to use that idea on some flowerpots for my deck herb garden :)

  5. I love this idea and your now following!

    ciao newport beach

  6. That's fantastic! (And I didn't notice you out in the studio this morning but I may have been confused... it looks just like mine!)

  7. Great idea! I see we have similar "studios", lol, mine is my yard! I love those canisters!

  8. I love this project! Those canister lids are just adorable.. as are the labels!! Heck - the whole thing! (must follow!)

    -- You get rocks in your studio? How lucky! I`m still stuck with pieces of wood. :) Have a wonderful day!

  9. Your jars and labels are gorgeous, I love it.
    Hugs, Cindy

  10. That is such a cute idea! I love the twist you put on it with using the painted contact paper! Clever! Love it!

  11. Painted contact paper is a brilliant idea! So many craft-bloggers have been going through the trouble of covering up the entire object to spray the chalk board paint've got the right idea!!!


    Heather from

  12. Love your idea for the canisters! I am def gonna give this a try:)

  13. So smart! I was wondering where your found chalkboard vinyl...I love that you made your own:)

  14. These are adorbs! Spray painting the contact paper is a great idea. I'm sure it costs way less to do it that way than buy the pre made chalkboard contact paper. I had no idea it would stick and work that well, either.

    I found you through the Made by You Monday (on Wednesday) party and am your newest follower. Come check me out, too, if you're interested:

  15. What a great idea! And thank you so much for sharing. I have been trying to come up with a lable for my bath salts and this is perfect.

  16. Loved your makeover; it wouldn't even need to be clear contac paper; I've got odds and ends...somewhere. My spray booth is my front yard; I either balance stuff on the woodpile; this week it is an overturned box and 6 packs from my annuals! Gotta stand upwind, though!


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