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Jan 05 2017
7 months ago
5:42 PM MDT

Re-Purpose a Bread Box to Hide the Counter Clutter

Jan 05, 2017 @ 5:42 PM MDT
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Need a dedicated area to store kitchen counter clutter such as keys, phone chargers, wallets, loose change, pencils, etc.?

When I found this cute vintage breadbox with a roll top front at a local thrift store for just a few dollars, I knew immediately how to re-purpose it!

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I first painted the sides and top, then drilled a small hole in the back for a cell phone charger cord. I also screwed in some hooks on the sides to hold keys.

Now it can hold and organize all the little “stuff” we tend to just throw on the counter – including the phone charger!

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We’ve used this for almost two years now and it has been working great! I thought I’d share this easy project in case you ever come across a bread box like this one (or something similar) at a garage sale or thrift store!


Written by Lina for Hip2Save. Lina is a proud mom of 2 small kids who loves photography, all holidays, cooking, thrift store makeovers, bargain shopping, and DIY makeovers. Her goal is to create a beautiful life and stylish home on a dime! To see all of Lina’s DIY/Crafts created just for Hip2Save, click here.

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