Last week when I posted my Fashion Friday post I talked about how adding jewelry is so easy and fun. I’ve been adding more jewelry to my collection and I have quickly run out of room to store it in my small little necklace box:
This little necklace box was over flowing with all my jewelry. I don’t have very much, but I couldn’t close it all the way. I have been wanting to make a special jewelry holder myself. I found a lot of ideas on craft blogs and pinterest, but I fell in love with one from a craft blog, I think. I don’t remember where I got the idea so I’m sorry I can’t give the person full credit for it!
I bought a shadow box at Micheal’s when the frames were 50% off. I took out the glass and I’m saving it for a future project I haven’t decided on yet. LOL I then started looking for fabric to cover the board of the frame with. I had some spare felt lying around so I thought I’d use that, but my husband told me how silly it looked with 3 different scraps of it so I scratched that idea. I searched every craft and fabric store in town. No one had ANYTHING that would work at a good price!! Fabric is EXPENSIVE in Idaho Falls!!:P I finally found a fabric that would match the colors in our bathroom that I really loved. It had this pretty flower design on it, BUT it was $8.95 a yard!!!!!! Who pays that price for one yard??!! That’s crazy!!
Well, over Thanksgiving weekend I was telling Mark’s mom about how I’ve been looking everywhere for red fabric that would work in our bathroom. She has a nice selection of scraps and she let me look through them for something that might work. I found the perfect red color and it was big enough. In fact there would be a bunch left over. She said I could take it all!!:) Woohoo!
So I came home and the next week I put it all together. I am so excited about it and I LOVE it!! It matches the room perfectly and I am so happy with the results. I didn’t take pictures of the process because I really just wanted to get it done and hung up. I had been waiting for a LONG time for this project to be done!
Here are the pictures:
Yay!! How do you think it looks? It’s so easy to find what I want and grab it real quick.
Basically all I did for this project was mod podge the back of the fabric to the board. I spread a little mod podge on the front of the fabric and then folded the sides over the back and mod podged them down. Then I got out my hot glue gun and glued on the little mini clothes pins I had bought at Micheal’s. Beforehand I painted them a light brown color. I don’t know if you can tell.
When I get more jewelry I’ll add more clothes pins as needed. I have some Kohl’s cash to use up so I might go shopping later tonight!!:)
Now I use the necklace box to store my earrings and some bracelets. I’m not sure what to do with them so this works for now. I’ve seen people use frames and wire for earrings, which I like so maybe I’ll do something like that. I guess you’ll have to wait it out though:)
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