Sunday, 12 February 2012

Organised Spices


I finally got my spice cupboard looking pretty!  I still need to cut another 2x4 to raise the back row on the bottom, and I'd like to figure out some prettier lables than just permanent marker.  But so far, I love it!  I used seven sets of Ikea's little spice jars.  And that's after tossing a good portion of my unused spices.  Our grocery store has a really good bulk section, and what I can't find there, I'm sure I can get at the Bulk Barn.

Here's what it used to look like:


(and that was on a good day!)

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9 comments:

  1. Hi Jo!

    I collect salt & pepper shakers, my spices are 'under cover' and not as organized as yours!

    Good job!

    S
    xo

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  2. They look great! I really need to get mine under control....

    Megan @ Storybook Love Affair

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  3. Looks great! I need to organize our spices like nobody's business.

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  4. This is what I need to do!!!
    Looks GREAT!

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  5. Your spice cabinet looks great. I like those jars!

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  6. Thanks everyone! I'm quite pleased with how this little three-year-long project turned out. It's so much easier to find what I'm looking for now, even though there's no particular order to the spices at the moment.

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  7. Hi Jo

    Great job! You've inspired me to get going on my spice cupboard - I like the raised levels to organize things.

    Have you checked out the new Martha Stewart organizing labels from Staples? They have a great collection of round lid labels for spices, etc. Not cheap, but cute - also I think they have them in "chalkboard" so that you can change them up as needed.

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  8. LOVE the spices--that is a great idea. Might have to make a trip up to Minneapolis to the IKEA there for the bottles--good excuse to see my little grandson! Love it!

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  9. Great organisation! I sorted my herbs and spices into jars last year and the difference it made was amazing! now I can find what I want - and so I use them all more!
    Thanks for linking to a Round Tuit!
    Hope you have a fabulous week!
    Jill @ Creating my way to Success
    http://www.jembellish.blogspot.com/

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