About

Cost
$ $ $ $ $
Difficulty
• • • •
Time
1h00

Paint your own kitchen utensils to create a little flair and add color to your kitchen.
Provide a splash of color in your kitchen by painting your own set of wooden utensils. With just 5 different colors of paint, a paintbrush, and painter's tape, you will be well on your way to add flair to your kitchen. And hello house warming gift to those friends of yours that are new homeowners!

Posted by Elizabeth R. Published See Elizabeth R.'s 7 projects »
PrintEmbed
  • How to make a kitchen utensil. Painted Kitchen Utensils  - Step 1
    Step 1

    Gather your materials to start creating your painted kitchen utensils!

  • How to make a kitchen utensil. Painted Kitchen Utensils  - Step 2
    Step 2

    Measure and mark with a pencil 5 inches from the top of each utensil. Place the your painters tape around the utensil where you have your 5 inch mark.

  • How to make a kitchen utensil. Painted Kitchen Utensils  - Step 3
    Step 3

    Firmly press around the edges of the painter's tape so that paint will not leak under the tape when painting.

  • How to make a kitchen utensil. Painted Kitchen Utensils  - Step 4
    Step 4

    Using the colors of your choice, apply the paint to each wooden utensil handle. Make sure to paint away from the tape so that paint does not go underneath the painter's tape.

  • How to make a kitchen utensil. Painted Kitchen Utensils  - Step 5
    Step 5

    Place your painted wooden utensils on a cookie rack to help them dry faster and to prevent making a mess.

  • How to make a kitchen utensil. Painted Kitchen Utensils  - Step 6
    Step 6

    Take the small paintbrush and paint the inside of the small hole found at the end of each handle.

  • How to make a kitchen utensil. Painted Kitchen Utensils  - Step 7
    Step 7

    Once the first coat is dry, apply the second coat of paint. Immediately take off the painter's tape after the second coat is applied so that the paint does not peel off with the painter's tape.

  • How to make a kitchen utensil. Painted Kitchen Utensils  - Step 8
    Step 8

    Once the second coat has dried, apply two coats of polycrylic to each utensil about 1/2 an inch past the paint.

  • How to make a kitchen utensil. Painted Kitchen Utensils  - Step 9
    Step 9

    Display the utensils in your kitchen!

Made this project? Share your version »

Comments