I love (love, love, love!) this idea from Life with Both Hands Full that I found over on Pinterest! So, of course, I had to try it. I have exactly the same pantry, but even if you don’t have this pantry you could add this to your kitchen cabinets . . . I love the idea of adding it to my baking supply cabinet and will be adding it there next!
When I saw the idea initially I thought it used chalkboard paint, which I thougth would be cute, but also a bigger project than I was up for today. But, when I saw in used chalkboard contact paper (brilliant!), I knew I had to try it.
(I have to confess: I have a contact paper addiction . . . when my hubby & I were first married I wallpapered the kitchen walls with contact paper because I couldn’t handle how ugly they were. It peeled right off when it was time to move! I wouldn’t recommend this because there’s no guarantee it will peel off, but I got lucky and it made a really ugly kitchen pretty cute. :) )
Here’s what you’ll need . . .
- Chalkboard Contact Paper (I ordered it at Amazon for $6.96, but as Kristen mentioned on the PPP Facebook page, you could also use Gowrite Dry Erase Rolls for just $8.99 if you have chalk allergies or prefer a dry erase board. Note that the amount included in what I ordered would have been just enough to do both sides of my pantry had I measured before I cut . . . so if you’d like to use it in another spot be sure to measure and get just what you need!)
- Scissors to cut contact paper to size
- A plastic card to smooth down any bumps (I used my hubby’s Lowe’s gift card from Christmas)
- Chalk (All I have is my children’s fat sidewalk chalk which is difficult to write neatly with . . . I’ve got to hunt down some skinny chalk!)
Have you made any fun crafts this week? Check out my ideas over on Pinterest (you can follow me under ppennypincher if you’d like to get started . . . I love that place!) If you have a blog and have done a little fluffing in your home, I’d love to see it, so leave your link in the comments section. Also, if there’s a craft you’ve seen on a website that you’re hoping to make, feel free to share that link as well (I’m always looking for new ideas!)
Check out previous Friday Fluff Up projects and ideas . . . and Happy Fluffing.
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