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43 DIY Kitchen Hacks

From Candy-Dispensing Fridge Hacks to Chalkboard Butcher Blocks

— February 25, 2015 — Art & Design
These DIY kitchen hacks range from chalkboard butcher blocks to DIY party cups that are a chic way to entertain while on a budget. When looking to make your house a home, the process can be both time-consuming and expensive but these easy and fun ideas will save you time and money.

Standouts from this list include candy-dispensing fridge hacks that show one how to turn their ice maker into a treat dispenser. The hack is a great idea for house parties and will stun guests with a serious sweet tooth.

Other favorites include stone-made coasters, leather-accented cutting boards and de-cluttering DIY kitchen shelves that are made using recycled bottles or mason jars. In recent years. consumers have become more environmentally and budget-conscious. With this shift, they are aware that DIY projects like these kitchen hacks are a less expensive and more sustainable choice than in-store goods.
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Citrus Compost Fresheners
Citrus Compost Fresheners
These DIY Lemon Garbage Disposal Cubes Keep Your Kitchen Smelling Clean
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Sweets-Dispensing Hacks
Sweets-Dispensing Hacks
This Redditor Shows How to Use Your Fridge as a Frozen Candy Dispenser
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41
Personalized Spoon Stocking Stuffers
Personalized Spoon Stocking Stuffers
The Wood Burned Spood DIY is the Perfect Stuffer This Season
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40
Word Score Fridge Stickers
Word Score Fridge Stickers
Scrabble Magnets Bring the Word Game to the Kitchen
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39
Homemade Soda Kits
Homemade Soda Kits
Firebox's Make Your Own Cola Kit is Made with All-Natural Ingredients
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38
Colorblocked Food Lids
Colorblocked Food Lids
Sugar and Cloth Dresses up the Food Dome
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37
Gilded DIY Condiment Holders
Gilded DIY Condiment Holders
The Cupcakes and Cashmere Gold Salt + Pepper Shakers Are Handmade
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36
Upcycled Chalkboard Pans
Upcycled Chalkboard Pans
This Chalkboard Skillet Wall Art is Perfect for Rusty Kitchenware Items
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35
Leather-Handled Cutting Boards
Leather-Handled Cutting Boards
Almost Makes Perfect Blog Shows How to Upgrade This Kitchen Item
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34
String-Constructed Utensil Crafts
String-Constructed Utensil Crafts
The 'A Beautiful Mess' Kitchen Wall Art Uses Knick Knacks
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33
DIY Bundt Cake Hangers
DIY Bundt Cake Hangers
Sugar and Cloth Presents a Fun Way to Hang Planters
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32
Sleek Stone-Made Coasters
Sleek Stone-Made Coasters
These Mug Mats are Easy-to-Make and Offers a Rustic Appeal
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DIY Paw Print Towels
DIY Paw Print Towels
These Creative Tea Towels are Outfitted with Adorable Puppy Prints
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30
Readable Booze Holders
Readable Booze Holders
The DIY Chalkboard Wine Glasses are Classy and Fun
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29
Terrific Timber Coasters
Terrific Timber Coasters
These Branch Slice Drink Mats are Perfect for Eco Enthusiasts
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28
Scribbly Stitched Table Toppers
Scribbly Stitched Table Toppers
The Doodle Tablecloth Brings Art to the Dining Room
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27
Wax Dishware Sets
Wax Dishware Sets
Meltware from Maaike Seegers Lets You Make and Mold Your Own Dishes
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26
Upcycled Scarf Aprons
Upcycled Scarf Aprons
This DIY Activity Turns an Ordinary Shawl into Chic Cooking Attire
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25
DIY Erasable Storage Labeling
DIY Erasable Storage Labeling
The A Beautiful Mess Chalkboard Paper Project is Handy
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24
Upcycled Kitchenware Lights
Upcycled Kitchenware Lights
Marius Scerbinskas Gives a New Purpose to Cheese Graters
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23
Upcycled Insect Plates
Upcycled Insect Plates
This DIY Dishware Collection Features Printed Tea Cups and Saucers
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22
Light Bulb Spice Holders
Light Bulb Spice Holders
These Old Incandescent Bulbs Make a Great DIY Spice Rack
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21
Kitchen Cutlery Decor
Kitchen Cutlery Decor
This Painted Spoon Wall Art Combines Artistic Qualities with Household Goods
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DIY Watercolor Mugs
DIY Watercolor Mugs
Give Your White Ceramic Mugs an Artistic Makeover With Nail Polish
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Personalized Dish Decor
Personalized Dish Decor
This DIY Dish Designing Activity is Fun and Child-Friendly
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Sophisticated Food Servers
Sophisticated Food Servers
This Marble Serving Tray Adds Elegance to Carrying Meals
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Artistic DIY Dishware
Artistic DIY Dishware
Fall For DIY's Latest Home Decor Project is Visually Striking
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Motivational Coaster Designs
Motivational Coaster Designs
These DIY Mug Mats Feature Inspirational and Positive Messages
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DIY Crocheted Mug Holders
DIY Crocheted Mug Holders
This Easy-to-Make Design Lets You Enjoy Your Hot Drinks with Ease
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14
Prehistoric Predator Platters
Prehistoric Predator Platters
The DIY Dinosaur Serving Dish is a Fun Craft Project
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DIY Kitchen Utensil Decor
DIY Kitchen Utensil Decor
The Flamingo Toes 'Silverware Mirror' is Adorable
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12
Tiny Teacup Planters
Tiny Teacup Planters
This DIY Project Turns Unused Kitchenware Items into Fantastic Plant Holders
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11
DIY Animated Jar Lids
DIY Animated Jar Lids
The ‘House to Home’ Site Shows How to Make Playful Containers
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10
DIY Chalk Cheese Boards
DIY Chalk Cheese Boards
Turn Ordinary Pine Wood into a Practical Cutting Board with This Guide
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9
Refreshing DIY Fruit Bowls
Refreshing DIY Fruit Bowls
This Lovely Painted Watermelon Bowl is Perfect for Summer Festivities
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DIY  Party Cups
DIY Party Cups
The Gold Foil Tumblers Can Be Made by Hand from Home
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Decluttering DIY Kitchen Tops
Decluttering DIY Kitchen Tops
The Peter Marigold Jam Jar Shelf Makes Space by Defying Gravity
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DIY Concrete Cake Stands
DIY Concrete Cake Stands
This DIY Cake Stand is Rustic-Modern in its Textured Concrete Design
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5
Simple Spruce Pen Holders
Simple Spruce Pen Holders
The ‘Wood Desk Organizer’ is Chic and Classic
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4
DIY Chalkboard Fridges
DIY Chalkboard Fridges
Food Diaries & Drawing Boards for Kids Allows Smooth Running Kitchens
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3
DIY Kitchen Supply Manicures
DIY Kitchen Supply Manicures
The 'Get Nailed' Saran Wrap Nails Tutorial is Stylishly Simple
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2
Upcycled Cheese Grater Lamps
Upcycled Cheese Grater Lamps
These DIY Illuminators are Inspired from the Series 'That 70s Show'
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Homemade Herbivore Gardens
Homemade Herbivore Gardens
The Design Sponge Blog Shows How to Make a DIY Indoor Herb Garden
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