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DIY Space Saver Spice Rack

What better way to de-clutter your cupboard then to install a spice rack on the back of the cupboard door.

I should have thought of this earlier! All these years fighting to fit my collection of spices of varying sizes on several shelves in my cupboard was a complete pain, even with the store bought organizers. I would knock over every container in the way to get anything on the shelf.

Below I have the written instruction on how to make the Space Saver Spice Rack, but you can also watch how to make it on youtube.

Don’t you HATE when you open the cupboard to get something and stuff falls out!!

A Space Saving Spice Rack that is mounted on the back of the cupboard door will help. Let me show you how to make one.

First cut a piece of metal or have the piece cut to20170710_222618 fit the inside of your cupboard door.

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Ensure the metal is light and a magnet is able to stick to it.

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Paint the metal with paint that adheres to metal in the colour of your choice

 

 

 

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Once the paint has dried, cut pieces of double side foam tape and place on the back of the metal

 

 

 

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Remove the backing of the double sided foam tape

 

 

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Mount metal in place and press firmly to adhere to cupboard door

 

 

 

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Purchase magnetic spice canisters and fill with spices

 

 

 

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Place spice canisters on new metal spice rack and you are done!!

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Amazing, Functional, Space Saver Spice Rack!!!

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Watch “How to Clean and do a Water Change for a Hot Tub” on YouTube

Written Instructions on How to Clean and Do a Hot Tub Water Change

  1. Pick a time to clean the tub when it is warm enough to avoid pipe freezing and ice damage *WARNING: When tempatures are at freezing the pipes may become damaged if the power is off and the water is not heated
  2. Power off the hot tub and keep it powered off until the hot tub is full of water again *WARNING: Running the tub with low or no water will cause damage
  3. Remove the filters and drain all water out of the tub
  4. Using water rinse the filters to remove bigger particles
  5. Use a cartridge/filter cleaner to clean the filters
  6. Mix cleaning solution by following the manufacture’s directions
  7. Add filters to solution and let them soak according to the cleaning solutions directions
  8. Wipe the inside of the tube with a soft cloth and a mild none abrasive soap
  9. Fill the tub up until it is full
  10. Reinstall the clean filters
  11. Turn the power on using the disconnect
  12. Reprogram the hot tub controller for correct date, time, etc

 

Now the hot tube is clean, it should not need to be cleaned for a good 3 months depending on usage. Every 2 weeks or so clean the filters by spraying them with water.

 

Watch “How to Make a Christmas Planter in Under 10 mins” on YouTube

This fun and quick video shows you how easy it is to put together a great looking Christmas Urn.   Oh by the way it only cost me a couple bucks. I reused my pots from the summer and trimmed the trees in the back yard for the greenery and bought a couple dollars worth of decorations. You don’t need to spend much to have pots looking this good. Trust me watch the video and see how.

How to Make a Christmas Planter in Under 10 Mins Video Demo Written Instructions

Step 1. Gather up an old pot, decorations and clippings of cedar, pine, and spruce

Step 2. Take the greenery and break to the size you want and stick in dirt of the pot

Step 3. Make sure to have several heights of greenery to fill out the pot

Step 4. Cover the bare spots at the bottom of the pot with smaller clippings

Step 5. Keep filling the pot until your desired fullness is met

Step 6. Add some decorations

Step 7. Use gardening wire to keep the greenery gathered and standing up straight

Step 8. Use gardening wire to attach ornaments

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Watch “Christmas Lollipop Decoration” on YouTube

 

This video shows you how to make a giant lollipop. This giant sized lolly will sweeten up any decor. I used mine to decorate a float and then used it in my Christmas planter (URN).
So Simple, So Sweet.

Lollipop Written Instructions For Video Demo

Step 1. Draw five evenly spaced half circles on the paper plate

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Step 2. Draw half circle lines between each of the five drawn previously

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Step 3. Mark the five areas that will be painted red

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Step 4. Using red acrylic paint, paint in the marked areas

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Step 5. Repeat steps 1 through 4 and make one more plate

Step 6. Let dry

Step 7. Using a hot glue gun, bamboo to a plate

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Step 8. Hot glue plates together

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Step 9. Using Clear wrap, wrap the Lollipop

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Step 10. Tie a ribbon around the bottom

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Step 11. Curl the end of the ribbon with scissors and tack the ribbon with hot glue

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That is it So Simple, So Sweet.

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Watch “How to make a Wreath out of a Pool Noodle and Dollar Store Decor” on YouTube

Also see http://www.theprojectpile.com to see how to make the green wreath.

Watch “How to Run a Boat Out of Water With Muffs” on YouTube

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