Repurposing an Old Spice Rack Into a Craft Paint Organizer

1 Hour

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.
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!

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Meredith Wouters

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  • Shanta Henderson McGuckin
    on Jan 29, 2020

    That’s a great idea! I use my old spice rack for Keurig coffee cups.

  • Bek
    on May 17, 2020

    HOLY OH MY GOODNESS ! How did it take me this long to find this? You have no idea how much I need this project. My craft paints are taking over my house. I'll need three or four of these, so I'm thinking stack two high and attach. Maybe. Must go thrifting for spice racks!

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