When I started this series, I didn't know how much fun I would have putting it together! In fact, my post on how to clean your dishwasher has become the most popular post on my blog, with over 2,000 views! Wowza!! Thank you to all of you who found my blog through the series!
Today, I am wrapping up the series with my DIY kitchen mat tutorial!
I found the idea from Pinterest and was able to personalize it for my taste, needs, and colors.
What you need:
Plastic kitchen mat (I bought a cushioned one from Kohls);
Craft acrylic paint in base color and highlight color;
What to do:
First step is to wipe down and prime the kitchen mat. Mine took three coats of primer. Then you need to paint the mat the base color you want. I used white as my base to match the rest of my kitchen. Then you need to decide on your design. You can do something geometric, a fruit or vegetable, words, abstract, anything that comes to mind. Once your design is painted on and dried, spray with a clear sealer.
Tip: As I don't have a vinyl letter cutter (like a Silhouette or Cricut) I free-handed my wording. I ended up using a Q-tip and not a paint brush to paint my design on. You can try a few techniques to find what works best for you.
Even Ricky got in on the painting... but he didn't like it...
~Here is a wrap up of all of the projects in the
Thanks for following along during the Add a Dash of Style to Your Kitchen Series!
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