Meredith Wouters
Meredith Wouters
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  • Albuquerque, NM

Repurposing an Old Spice Rack Into a Craft Paint Organizer

$5
1 Hour
Easy

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.
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1. Sand and clean. Sometimes they get gunky from kitchen grease, after serving as a spice rack on the countertop next to the stove.
a brilliant storage idea for an old spice rack, organizing, painting, repurposing upcycling
2. Paint and decorate. Have fun with it!
a brilliant storage idea for an old spice rack, organizing, painting, repurposing upcycling
3. Attach eye hooks on side to hold brushes. Pilot holes help.
a brilliant storage idea for an old spice rack, organizing, painting, repurposing upcycling
4. Attach handle on top for carrying. (See blog post for easy tips!)
a brilliant storage idea for an old spice rack, organizing, painting, repurposing upcycling
5. I lined the openings with weatherstripping to prevent the paint bottles from slipping around.
a brilliant storage idea for an old spice rack, organizing, painting, repurposing upcycling
6. Load it up!
a brilliant storage idea for an old spice rack, organizing, painting, repurposing upcycling

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