DIY: Painted Kitchenware

Good Morning! It's another dreary morning here in the Northeast, but I thought that we could brighten it up with a little pop of color for your kitchen! I originally found this idea over at House of Earnest, and as soon as I saw it, I knew I wanted to try it myself!



To make these, I picked up some wooden utensils at Bed Bath and Beyond (for under $5!), shellac spray at Lowe's (for under $10!) and used acrylic paint, a paintbrush and painter's tape that I already had at home.







First, I taped off where I wanted each painting line to be. You can make yours longer, but I wanted to be able to grip more wood than paint, so I only painted the top half of each handle.




Then, I painted each piece, setting it to dry and then painting a second coat once the first had dried.






After everything was dry, I took my kitchenware outside, and sprayed the shellac spray over the painted parts of each piece to create a nice glossy look.




I absolutely love this pop of color in our kitchen and it was such an easy project! I can't wait to use our new salad tongs (green) and the rest of the new pieces as I cook through this Spring and Summer! 




As with all wooden utensils, these should be handwashed, and if at time paint was to chip, it can always be easily re-touched and re-sprayed. I think this is a great addition to any kitchen and would work well as a bridal shower or housewarming present!

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PS. I'm linking up to parties at DIY by Design, Handy Man Crafty Woman, seven thirty three, Sugar and Dots, Someday CraftsThe Thrifty Home, Made In a DayIt's a Blog Party and Thrifty Decorating! Head on over to check out some other awesome projects!

2 comments:

  1. This is SO fun!!! Thanks for linking! :)

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  2. I love color in the kitchen and this is a very easy and fun project. Thanks for spotlighting it for us!

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