Kitchen Message Center

for  Craft Marketing Connections, Inc.

size: 8"x9"x16"

  • Kitchen Message Center
  • Inside View


  • Wooden breadbox, 8”x9”x16”
  • Plastic letter holder, 4”x4”x5”
  • The Paper Company/TPC Studio, So Delish Collection: 12”x12” papers: one Toast, one What’s Baking, three Stripe
  • Chipboard alphabet stickers
  • Fabric-covered buttons
  • Ribbon
  • Cork sheet, 1/4”x12”x12”
  • Cup hooks, three
  • Thumbtacks, seven


  • Elmer’s Products: CraftBond: glue tape runner, extra-strength glue stick, foam mounting tape
  • Design Master: Color Tool Spray Color: Almond, Saffron, Mineral Blue; Spray Primer
  • Elmer’s Products: CraftBond: glue tape runner, extra strength glue stick, foam mounting tape
  • X-ACTO Products: 12” rotary paper trimmer, 8” scissors, 12” metal ruler, 12”x12” self healing cutting mat, #11 craft knife
  • Electric or hand drill with 1/16” diameter bit

Basic Supplies

  • cloth rags, copy paper, sandpaper, glue gun
  • 1. Lightly sand breadbox and wipe clean. On covered work surface, apply two light coats primer to inside and outside of breadbox. Let dry. Apply two or three light coats Almond; let dry. Lightly mist Saffron on all surfaces of breadbox. Let dry.
  • 2. Measure and cut Toast paper same-size as breadbox. Glue paper onto breadbox sides.
  • 3. For inside of breadbox, measure and cut Stripe paper same-size as back and bottom sides, trimming rectangles as needed. Use glue stick to glue paper on sides.
  • 4. Use cutting mat, knife, and metal ruler to cut cork sheet in half. Use glue stick to attach cork sheet onto inside of door.
  • 5. Use hot glue gun to glue thumbtacks onto backs of fabric-covered buttons. Press buttons into cork sheet.
  • 6. Measure and mark three, evenly spaced dots, 1" down, from top of breadbox. Use drill and bit to drill holes on marks (without going through breadbox). Screw cup hooks into holes.