Label and hang utility buckets

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  • Upcycle a small bucket for a thrifty kitchen storage solution

    Make these chalkboard labels for small metal buckets that store kitchen essentials and cleaning kits.

    Use masking tape to outline a large oblong for the label on each bucket and paint with two coats of coloured chalkboard paint, allowing each coat to dry.

    For a clean line, lightly score the edge of the masked area, then remove the tape. Using a stick of chalk, or a chalk maker pen, label the buckets’ contents.

    * Tip

    Varnish for a lasting finish. We like Americana DuraClear varnish £2.50 for 59ml, Hobbycraft.

    * Style idea

    Add a decorative touch with string wound and glued to the top of each bucket.

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