Jar Obsessed: DIY Chalkboard Label Weck Jars for Kitchen Pantry

Anthropologie is always selling cute jars with chalkboard labels and I love the idea.

I went to World Market feeling like the crazy jar lady wiping them out of their entire collection of their beautiful German made Weck Jars and started jarring all the spices in my kitchen pantry! {You can also purchase Weck Jars at William Sonoma and Crate and Barrel}.

Here are some shots I went a little crazy with it but it looks great!

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I went the lazy route and bought some ready made chalkboard labels from World Market but you can easily make your own if you checkout this DIY tutorial here:

DIY Chalkboard Label Tutorial courtesy of Ann Le

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DIY Chalkboard Frame Tutorial

I always look forward once a month to go to Scott’s Antique Market here in Atlanta. It’s full of treasures – old window panes, ceiling tin, antique furniture. I picked up this really cool frame made of ceiling tin and decided it would look great in my kitchen with a chalkboard put in.

Ceiling Tin Frame picked up from Scotts Antique Market
Ceiling Tin Frame picked up from Scotts Antique Market

Materials needed:

– Frame of your choice
– a thin wooden board cut to size (I purchased mine from Home Depot and they were able to cut it to the custom dimensions I provided).
– Primer
– Chalkboard Paint (Can be found at Home Depot or any craft store)
– Chalk
– Paint Brush
– Nails
– Eye Hook Screws
– Hammer
– Picture hanger and Wire

Materials used for the Chalkboard Frame
Materials used for the Chalkboard Frame

Steps:
1- Have home depot cut a thin piece of wood to the custom dimensions of your frame.
2- Paint the wood with Primer first
3- Paint the wood with chalkboard paint and let dry for at least 1 hour
4- Paint a second coat of chalkboard paint and dry according to the recommended drying times on the paint can.
5- Insert the fully dried board into the back of your frame. Hammer nails into the sides of the frame to secure the board.
6- Adhere eye hook screws on each side of the frame towards the top and string wire through to create a hanging element.
7- Start drawing! Put a quote on your new chalkboard or a shopping list – be creative.

Here's the final product - looks lovely in my kitchen!
Here’s the final product – looks lovely in my kitchen!

Enjoy!

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