With more and more recipes popping up online, more and more of us are bringing our tablets into the kitchen to follow along, and we need a safe, clean place to put it. We could purchase a special tablet holder that fits our kitchen décor, but why in the world would we do that when we have Mamie Jane’s knock-off for inspiration? Read on to learn how to make this easy, affordable tablet holder that follows the shabby-chic trend without trendy prices.

You’ll Need:

Kitchen Tablet Holder MaterialsMamie Jane's

– Wooden cutting board
– Scrabble tile holder
– Triangle-shaped child’s building block
– Wood glue
– White paint
– Stain

How To:

  1. Glue the Scrabble tile holder to the bottom-front of the cutting board.
    Kitchen Tablet Holder Step 1Mamie Jane's
  2. Glue the building block to the back of the cutting board, so that the cutting board lies on a slight angle.
  3. Allow the glue to dry completely.
  4. Kitchen Tablet Holder Steps 2 and 3Mamie Jane's
  5. Paint the holder with the white paint.
  6. Sand the edges and stain.
Kitchen Tablet Holder Steps 4 and 5Mamie Jane's

That’s it! How easy is this idea? And so cost-effective, too! Will you give it a try? How do you protect your tablet in the kitchen? Do you prefer following recipes electronically, or are you a paper-loyalist?