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Cute idea, simple execution. That's what we like most about these colorful cutting boards that were inspired by a Pinterest project!

If you're looking to liven up your kitchen without committing to an all-out paint job, try painting on a smaller scale. Using a few coats of non-toxic craft paint, Elsie at A Beautiful Mess can subtly tie in the colors from her kitchen with this basic set of wooden boards.

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Since you're likely to wash your boards by hand (instead of in the dishwasher), the simple paint job should stay intact for a while.

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