When you’re at home, a lot of your time is probably spent in the kitchen. Whether you’re cooking up a feast, re-heating leftovers or putting together a specialty cocktail, the kitchen is your home base. So why not upgrade a few of your common utensils with these five DIYs to customize your kitchen.
Make your cutting boards more adorable–and more hygienic–by adding a pop of color around the edges and marking them with their assigned food group. Use a wood burning tool to do the marking.
Who knew you could stash your knives in spaghetti? This tutorial shows you how to make a universal knife holder out of dry noodles in the color of your choosing. It’s a clever and less expensive alternative to your traditional knife block.
Prettify white dish towels by stamping them with citrus fruit. All you need are some lemons (or limes, oranges, grapefruits, etc.) and fabric paint.
Transform ordinary wooden spoons into something a bit cheerier by painting their handles in various bright hues. Wrapping tape around the handles before painting ensures a clean line.
Want to know a quick way to upgrade a plain ceramic utensil holder? Write a favorite recipe on it to personalize your kitchen counter. Plus, you’ll always have the ingredients for those chocolate chip cookies handy.