Spice rack jazz-up

10 Jul

I know, I am a terrible blogger. I don’t update anything for months!  June was pretty busy. Went to Baltimore for a work training trip and DC to visit a friend.  Two weeks later we headed to Michigan for a family trip. We are pretty tired.

By the way this was my first trip to DC and I am in love with that place. I miss diversity living here. There are so many different people and interesting food places that I can’t even wrap  my brain around it.

On the way home from Michigan we got a flat tire…sad. It was right after leaving Ohio. Ohio you are already on my bad guy list…this didn’t help.

Anyway, I did finally finish a little project. My IKEA spice rack that was hung on the wall back in March or maybe April…well it finally recieved it’s coat of chalkboard paint to jazz it up.

I used painters tape to get a clean square. This was pretty tedious..but I think the end product was worth the months of waiting.




Painters tape and 2 coats of chalk board paint.

After the painters tape was removed.



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9 Responses to “Spice rack jazz-up”

  1. Jerri July 10, 2011 at 7:47 pm #

    looks great dear! and you’re doing way better at this blogging thing than I am. I have about a half dozen projects that need posting!

  2. Jennifer October 7, 2011 at 5:14 pm #

    I love it! Just did my own spice rack reno. I saw these at Ikea today and kind wish I’d have gone with these. Mine are fine though too! I really love the chalkboard paint.

  3. Sharon @ Elizabeth & Co. February 11, 2012 at 11:45 pm #

    Love the addition of the chalkboard paint! Now your spices will be cute and organized!

    • lynnegbosma February 12, 2012 at 11:02 am #

      Thanks for the kind words and for stopping by!

  4. Jennifer Jensen February 12, 2012 at 10:22 pm #

    I have these too. Thanks for the good idea!

    • lynnegbosma February 13, 2012 at 7:41 am #

      Fun! Thanks for stopping by!

      • Aimee from ItsOverflowing February 14, 2012 at 1:27 pm #

        AMAZING! This turned out FABULOUS! I love it when organization is SUPER CUTE! Thanks for sharing at my party!!! Happy Valentine’s Day!!! XO, Aimee

      • lynnegbosma February 14, 2012 at 6:28 pm #

        thanks for having me and for stopping by!

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