Easy Kitchen Craft: A DIY Recipe Box Made From a Fruit Carton!

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You know those square fruit containers you get from the farmer's market or grocery store? If you have a spare one sitting around, you may want to check out this clever, budget-friendly DIY project: turn it into a recipe card holder!

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This project was originally posted on Design*Sponge back in 2010, and the initial idea was to create a postcard calendar journal out of the cartons. But seeing all those cards lined up in there made me immediately think of a recipe box, if not for yourself, then perhaps one as a gift. Fill it with favorite or family recipes, wrap it with twine, and give it away! Done right it could be a very sweet, yet thrifty.

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