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Keep your tea bags & coffee beans organized in a chalkboard chest!
I've been wanting a nice way to store tea and coffee for ages and when I rediscovered these wooden chests of drawers at the bottom of a cupboard, I realised they'd be perfect for the job.

Posted by Cat Morley from London, United Kingdom • Published See Cat Morley's 1143 projects »
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  • How to make a food cover / cozy. Chalkboard Tea & Coffee Chest - Step 1
    Step 1

    Find an old chest with the right size of drawers for tea and coffee. We got these at Ikea years and years ago and they were starting to look a bit beaten up.

  • How to make a food cover / cozy. Chalkboard Tea & Coffee Chest - Step 2
    Step 2

    Paint each drawer with a layer of chalkboard paint.

  • How to make a food cover / cozy. Chalkboard Tea & Coffee Chest - Step 3
    Step 3

    Leave to dry and then add bubble beads to each drawer if you like.

    Bubble beads were one of the first projects I ever posted on CO+K - http://www.cutoutandkeep.net/projects/bubble_beads_2

  • How to make a food cover / cozy. Chalkboard Tea & Coffee Chest - Step 4
    Step 4

    Fill each drawer with bags of tea and coffee, labeling with a chalk pen as you go.

  • How to make a food cover / cozy. Chalkboard Tea & Coffee Chest - Step 5
    Step 5

    All done!

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