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Custom Kitchen Message Center Keeps Family Schedules & Notes

We’re always looking for ways to make necessary household items into warm and visually friendly art for your wall and this custom chalk message board does just that! It’s a great way for your family to share their schedules, notes to each other, a grocery list, and whatever else you might like to share. Enjoy!


Create a Family Message Center

Build a custom-framed chalkboard to hang in your kitchen, creating a central location for everyone to leave messages!

This white traditional kitchen features a DIY chalkboard which is a great way to keep your family on-task and on-schedule.

Materials Needed:
• 20″ x 46″ x 1/4″ sheet hardboard
• 23″ x 51″ x 1/8″ sheet hardboard
• (2) 49-1/2-inch lengths 3-1/2-inch wide primed MDF baseboard
• 20″ x 3-1/2″ primed MDF baseboard
• extra strength wood glue
• caulk and caulk gun
• extra fine sanding pad
• painters’ tape
• roll masking paper
• white spray paint
• 27″ x 4-1/2″ primed MDF baseboard
• 2 picture hooks and nails
• 28-1/2″ x 3-1/2″ primed MDF baseboard trimmed down to 1 1/2–inch
• 28″ x 3-1/2″ primed MDF baseboard trimmed down to 1 inch
• clear protective spray
• chalkboard paint
• chalk
• 2 ring hangers
• picture wire

Cut and Lay Out Pieces
Cut primed MDF baseboard and hardboard to size.

Glue Together
Apply extra strength wood glue to both sides of adjacent cut edges.

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Let Frame Dry
Let glue dry for 24 hours.

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