Painting a Wooden Music Box to Look Like Painted Bedroom Furniture

Painting a Wooden Music Box to Look Like Painted Bedroom Furniture

Whenever I find a wooden music box on my thrifting adventures, I get excited. I love listening to the plinky sounds from the music box (if it still works) and trying to “Name that Tune”! So, when I found this little music jewelry box on the Goodwill shelves, I was immediately smitten.Read more ›

Apartment Storage Ideas with a DIY Jewelry Hanger

Apartment Storage Ideas with a DIY Jewelry Hanger

Sometimes I am flush with project ideas, but then there are the scary droughts. And you guys, I was in a drought recently- all sorts of self-doubt crept in, my thrifting luck dried up, and I just needed to step back for a bit. But, thankfully I felt the gears in my head start to turn again when I stepped into a thrift store and found this kitchen memo board. I knew right away that it could be easily transformed into a DIY jewelry hanger, perfect for a teen or tween’s room, a dorm room, or any small space, like an apartment.Read more ›

Silver Candelabra as a Jewelry Tree Stand

Silver Candelabra as a Jewelry Tree Stand

I’ve upcycled a LOT of thrift store finds into jewelry storage and organization projects over the years. Probably because I have such an affinity for vintage costume jewelry. Give me flashy rhinestones over diamonds any day of the week! And while most of my jewelry organizers have been “quirky”, none of them would be considered “elegant”. That is, until I found a silver candelabra at the thrift store and decided to repurpose it into a jewelry tree stand.

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Boho Storage for Jewelry from a Silverware Tray

Boho Storage for Jewelry from a Silverware Tray

I know everyone always talks about “Spring Cleaning”, but let me tell you- January, for me, is all about the purge! Organizing goes hand in hand with decluttering, so I decided to upcycle a recent Goodwill find into some Boho storage for jewelry. Read more ›

DIY Ring Holder in a Vintage Cigar Box

DIY Ring Holder in a Vintage Cigar Box

During a trip to West Palm Beach, we stopped in a nautical salvage shop. I picked up a bunch of fun odds and ends, including this vintage cigar box. I had wanted a one for a while now so that I could upcycle it into a DIY ring holder, and this one seemed to be the perfect size and shape.
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Pin Holder from a Knife Stand and Balls of Twine

Pin Holder from a Knife Stand and Balls of Twine

I’ve made a lot of jewelry organization projects in my time, but this is the only one specifically for brooches and pins. It’s a play off an idea I saw at an antiques store that used cotton string (straight from the hardware store) as a pin holder. And I knew right away I wanted to recreate my own version!

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Wooden Necklace Holder with Vintage Thread Spools

Wooden Necklace Holder with Vintage Thread Spools

As a short & round woman, I am destined to love accessories since my clothing options are limited. Which means that jewelry organization and jewelry storage are always something I need more of. So, after collecting some salvaged wood and vintage thread spools, I decided to create a wooden necklace holder with them.

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Bracelet Holder from a Coffee Mug Tree

Bracelet Holder from a Coffee Mug Tree

I had first seen this idea at thrift store counters. The thrifts had used a coffee mug tree as a bracelet holder. It displayed cuffs and bangles that they had for sale. It was SO simple and SO genius that I needed one for myself.Read more ›