Make sure that the wooden recipe box surface is clean and free from dust.
Following the manufacturer’s directions, saturate a clean rag or paper towel with the Soy Stain. Rub into the wood surface a thin coat of the stain. Repeat process as needed until the outside of the recipe box is stained. Let dry.
Apply a thin coat of the Soy Varnish and let dry.
Embellish the outside of the recipe box with stickers. You can rubberstamp “favorites” or any other word you want to the surface.
Cut cardstock into 4 ¼” x 5 ¾” pieces to use for filing dividers inside the box. File away recipes, people’s contact information or ideas.
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