HOT Coffee Projects When It's COLD Outside

This is an over-the-sink kitchen shelf from the thrift shop.  It's the single sink size, 30 inches.  I tried a new type of chalk paint today from Dutch Boy in the color "Popcorn".

I was pretty happy with the coverage.  I brushed on two coats.  

Next I added a grain sack stripe stencil from *Old Sign Stencils Homestead Blend Coffee Collection.

I stenciled "Coffee Served Here" in the center of the shelf.

I added grain sack stripes on the other side as well with red acrylic paint.  I then wiped on a coat of Minwax Paste Wax in Natural.

My coffee shelf is a great way to display old coffeepots, mugs, thermoses and coffee tins.

Since I had all of my paints and stencils out, I took a value board from Menard's.  It was the right size already saving me having to cut it off in our cold garage!  It's a 1 x 10" which is really about 9 1/4" wide.

First I base coated it with a flat black rustoleum paint, "Canyon Black".  Then I brushed on the Dutch Boy Chalk finish paint in popcorn.

My board was then distressed with sandpaper, and hooks were added for mugs or for other kitchen wares.

Vintage Fireking barrel mugs on display on my coffee sign!

*Old Sign Stencils provided me with complimentary samples.
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  1. Super cute as usual! You have the best ideas!

  2. I love your coffee area...the shelf turned out great! I love the red stripes!

  3. While sitting at my kitchen counter, sipping on my 2nd cup of coffee, I find myself drooling over your coffee projects! Love them all. Pinned them to my Pinterest board, My Coffee Addiction. Hope you'll visit me and see all my pins -- and, of course, I'll make a fresh pot of coffee to share.

  4. I love your COFFEE projects. What a clever way to use that ordinary thrift store shelf. Perfect!

  5. I've been thinking if making one of these for my sink, but I thought it would be a little boring and awkward. This is such a cute design even for over the sunk, if not I can use it as a hot coffee center like this! Thanks for a great idea!


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