Chalkboard Filing Cabinet Organization: Project Saturdays

This Saturday I decided to tackle a project that I’ve been putting of for months: Organizing all of the paperwork shoved in drawers around my house and giving everything a place.

My husband and mother in law are incredibly thrifty, and found a small two drawer filing cabinet at a local estate auction last summer for less than five dollars. While it is still in amazing condition, I really wanted to DIY the cabinet into being more modern and fun for our living space.

My mother in law had this bottle of chalkboard paint laying in her crafting trove, so I was able to borrow it from her. She found it at TJ Maxx for 3.99, but here is the exact same type that I used for 9.99 on Amazon!

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Here is what the filing cabinet looked like before I started my painting party. (Anytime Britney Spears and Hanson are playing, anything can be a party, right?) I gave it a really great scrub down with some Krud Kutter cleaner.

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