Easy DIY Storage

I have always loved organization and trips to the Container Store are like heaven! Unfortunately the Container Store is out of my budget so I have tried to get a bit creative with storage in our house. A few months ago, I bought a huge amount of canning jars to make red, white and blue cupcakes in a jar (here). One day I was cleaning my craft room and decided to utilize the extra canning jars to hold some of my jewelry findings. I added chalkboard paint to the jars lids for easy labeling. 

Here is how I made these cute storage containers.

- Canning or mason jars
- Chalkboard paint 
- Chalk

1) Remove the outer ring and lid from the jar. 

2) Spray at least two coats of chalkboard paint over the lid. I did three thin coats. 

3) Once dry covered the lid in chalk and wiped it off to give the lid the texture of a chalkboard. 

4) Label the lid of each jar. Reconnect the ring and lid to the jar.

 5) And, here is your finished product!

Happy organizing loves!
  1. This is such a great idea! Super cute too!

  2. I love this idea! I might have to re-organize my bathroom after the holidays.

  3. What a super cute idea, definitely trying this out soon!

  4. Love those!! So cute Meggan! Happy Thursday!

  5. I've seen uses for chalkboard paint on Pinterest, and this is the cutest idea yet!

  6. this is a great organizing post. and how creative with the chalk board paint seriously i need to get on board with chalk board paint!

  7. This is too cool! Going to have to try this myself!


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