Craft: Recycled Organizer

This is an organizer for crafts, office supplies, anything small.

Approximate Time: 1 hour + drying time


  • 12 baby food jars
  • 4-5 acrylic paints
  • sponge and/or brushes
  • white paint pen
  • black paint
  • muffin pan
  • polyurethane


Wash jars and let dry completely. Lightly sand the muffin pan, paint it black. Paint each jar a different color, make designs, symbols, etc.

Paint the lids different colors, let dry completely.

After the jars lids are dried, use paint pen to label top of jars. Let everything dry completely.

Spray a coat or two of polyurethane on them. When poly dries, put things like tacks, paper clips, rubber bands, etc in them. Mix and match the lids.

By Sherry from Onset, MA


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