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Repurposing an Old Spice Rack Into a Craft Paint Organizer

I see these spice racks occasionally at thrift stores and have always thought they'd be good for organizing...something. I decided to use one to corral craft paint and brushes, but they'd be great for glitter or sewing supplies too.
Time: 1 Hours Cost: $5 Difficulty: Easy
1. Sand and clean. Sometimes they get gunky from kitchen grease, after serving as a spice rack on the countertop next to the stove.
2. Paint and decorate. Have fun with it!
3. Attach eye hooks on side to hold brushes. Pilot holes help.
4. Attach handle on top for carrying. (See blog post for easy tips!)
5. I lined the openings with weatherstripping to prevent the paint bottles from slipping around.
6. Load it up!

To see more: http://thepalettemuse.com/spice-rack-paint-caddy/

Ask the creator about this project

  • Miriam I
    Miriam I Bay Shore, NY
    on Apr 9, 2014

    This is such a cool idea!

  • Shelley
    Shelley Beaumont, TX
    on Apr 9, 2014

    This is NEXT on the "to do" list!

  • Real Deal
    Real Deal Huntsville, AL
    on Apr 9, 2014

    I love this idea I have so many bottles of paint hanging around my craft room

  • Carmen Webster
    Carmen Webster Theodore, AL
    on Apr 9, 2014

    So cute. Love it

  • Debs
    Debs United Kingdom
    on Apr 9, 2014

    perfect! i have one of these racks my mom gave me.... having a different spice system i was so reluctant to throw the wooden one away but now I know!! :) thank you :)

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