Chalkboard Kitchen Drawer Tray

Corral those loose items in your kitchen drawer with a DIY chalkboard tray. You'll always have a "home" for all your stuff plus, it's easy to update!
First, a sad "before" photo. This is a snapshot of the messy "before" inside my kitchen drawer. I had all of this random stuff but no where for any of it to "live." Sad sad sad. I decided to make a home for everything so that everything had it's own place.
Supplies: I found this wooden tray on sale at Michaels. I also used DecoArt Chalkboard Paint and a chalk pencil.
First I gave the tray a few coats of paint.
Then I figured out what should go where and labeled each space with the chalk pencil.
Finally I put everything in it's spot.
Yay, my drawer finally felt organized!

Malia Karlinsky
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  • Cheryl Cheryl on Jan 16, 2016
    Great idea ! I wish I didn't have so much stuff in my drawers. Is there any way to purchase those spreaders? I've never seen anything like them...

  • Puchi Puchi on Jan 16, 2016
    What are the dimensions of your drawer?

  • Cynthia Cynthia on Jan 18, 2016
    Does the chalk come off as the utensils move within the drawer? I would be blessed to have less in my drawers...

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  • Laurie Lambries Laurie Lambries on Jan 19, 2016
    Sorry, but that drawer wasn't messy. I could show you mine! Those knives are adorable. Where did you get them?

  • Annette Annette on Sep 01, 2019

    Super idea I will have to do one or more of these. Thank you for sharing such a simple idea.

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