I have been trying to tame the clutter in my kitchen! We have a junk drawer that needed a bit of attention. Chalkboard lids for canning jars were the perfect solution!  In fact, any recycled jar with a lid could be used.  Just make sure the jars fit in your drawer.

chalkboard lid jars for organization

Grab some canning jars or recycled jars with metal lids and chalkboard paint.  I love this Valspar brand from Lowe’s. It works great on metal.

chalkboard Jar lids suppliesGive metal lids two coats of chalkboard paint.  Allow first layer to completely dry before painting next layer.

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Organize your stuff into the jars!

canning jars for organization

Use chalk or a chalk marker to write on the tops of the lids.  These little jars are perfect for spices too!

chalkboard canning jar lids

Thanks Lowe’s for challenging me to organize my kitchen. Of course, all opinions are my own! I have no trouble finding what I need for my DIY projects at Lowe’s! For great ideas and loads of inspiration sign up for their FREE Creative Ideas Magazine.  You can also follow  Lowe’s on Facebook for more ideas.



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