These Chalkboard & Copper Seasoning Jars are such a fun makeover that helps make them not so much of an eyesore! Check out the tutorial on www.overthebigmoon.com!

Chalkboard and Copper Seasoning Jars

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Hello Over the Big Moon readers!! I’m so excited to be sharing a DIY with you today.  Recently, I updated glass canisters from Ikea with chalkboard and copper paint and knew I wanted to head in the same direction with my seasoning rack and jars.

I love displaying/storing them in an old coca-cola crate that my mom gave me.  Now they have a cohesive-upscale look and I can change the names on the labels as needed.  

Here’s the before:

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It definitely needed a little love.  Okay, let’s do this simple DIY!

what-you-need

 

 

Glass seasoning jars (hobby stores or Amazon) 

Round stickers (my jars came with label decals)

Chalkboard paint and brush

Copper Spray Paint

Polyurethane or other clear coat for sealing 

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how-to

 

 

We are going to do things a little backwards. 

Start with the chalk paint and cover the top of your jar lids.  No need to worry about clean lines because we are only “saving” a circle of chalk paint.   They will probably need two coats. 

Let the paint dry overnight.

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Place the round stickers on top of the lids.  Spray paint 2-3 light coats of copper spray paint allowing 30 minutes of drying time in between.  Seal with a coat of clear paint. Let dry for a hour.

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Carefully remove the round stickers. 

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Use a small brush for any touchups.   (Just dab on a little paint.) 

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Write the seasoning names with a chalk marker.   (You can also season the chalkboard paint by rubbing on and whipping off regular chalk.) 

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I’m really happy with the way they turned out!!   They also cover an outlet with a HUGE plug. 

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I placed the circle stickers (decals) back on the sheets to use at a later time.  I’m pretty happy about that little surprise! 

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Who can say no to copper polka dots, right?   Where would you use them? 

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The warm copper looks so great with the wood crate.  I’m really enjoying the copper accents in our rental kitchen makeover.  

Okay.  So I have some kind of big news to tell you!  I launched my first ebook yesterday and it’s full of decorating and organization tips.  I’m giving it to my email subscribers for free (for a limited time).  I would love for you to have a copy!! You can sign up HERE or find out more information HERE.

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Kathy | Up To Date Interiors

Hello from the coast of Okinawa! I’m Kathy and I blog at http://www.uptodateinteriors.com! I love sharing rental decorating tips, DIY projects, and handmade decor ideas. When I am not blogging, you can find me spray painting, styling a room for theumpteenth time, hunting for a bargain, or exploring the island with my family.

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