Craft Hutch

7:35:00 PM

A garage sale bargain at $5.00 is now my new 
craft room organization...

I am always in need of more storage for my crafts 
and this is going to be perfect!

I made my own chalk paint using a quart
of "oops paint" from Home Depot and un-sanded grout.

I added a teaspoon of un-sanded grout to a mason jar with a little water and shook to mix. 
Then added enough paint to fill the jar and shook again.

The home made chalk paint has a great creamy texture. 
I've used this paint mixture before so I know it can be
used on most surfaces without priming. This cabinet
was a knotty pine with a shiny finish.

Excuse the iphone pictures, I was painting in the garage.

I replaced the old wooden knobs with new 
black knobs and handles.

Another piece I had in the garage was an old cubbie shoe organizer. It was made of composite board with laminate, 
painted it with the same home made chalk mixture. The home-made paint sticks to both surfaces with no chipping or peeling

After the paint dried I lined the drawer and the shelves...

But my favorite part was filling up the cubbies with jars, 
ribbons, and bakers twine...

Perfect for my craft room and the price was right!

Want to receive Homeroad’s latest post in your inbox? 
Please sign up for email in the sidebar above.

Click to follow Homeroad…

Facebook     Pinterest     Twitter     Instagram

You Might Also Like


  1. Lovely and practical - my favorite.

  2. Love this, Susan!
    I could use one of these in my craft room.
    Thanks for sharing!

  3. perfect! pretty and sooo functional Susan.

    love your new storage.

  4. Looks great! Thanks for the chalk paint recipe! I will have to try it out.

  5. Cute, and you can organize too - a very enviable talent.

  6. very nice,, and especially the fact you only paid $5 for it..Wow! It looks like you paid much more for it.

  7. It looks wonderful! Great price, too!

  8. Love it! And the price is phenomenal... I'm starting to get the garage saleing itch now! :)

  9. Super clever! Great addition!


Thank you for stopping by, I love your comments and I will do my best to reply to all your questions and comments. Please make sure your settings will accept emails so I can get back to you...
Have a nice day.



Homeroad Published

At Your Own Risk

Any content on this website is created for inspiration purposes only. Creating with my suggested methods, products used, and tools falls under your own risk.

Please ensure you are following proper guidelines with anything used, and you receive professional guidance if you don't know how to do something. Always wear safety glasses and follow safety rules.

Affiliate Disclaimer

Homeroad's posts may contain affiliate links. If you click on an affiliate link and buy something, I may receive a very small commission. It does NOT result in additional charges to you or cost you anything extra. Mentions of associated products/services/ businesses within the content of my blog may or may not be noted as an affiliate in every reference. The affiliate fee I earn per month helps pay expenses that keep this site up and running. Thanks so much for your support!


This site uses cookies from Google to deliver its services, to personalize ads and to analyze traffic. Information about your use of this site is shared with Google. By using this site you agree to its use of cookies.