Tuesday, March 08, 2011

DIY Jewelry Organizer

Hey guys!! I hope you are having a happy Wednesday! I was inspired to make a jewelry holder like Kara did. I had all of the supplies I needed without having to buy a thing. Don't ya love that!! I will take you through the steps I did to achieve this look.
Here is what I used 

Here is the frame just plain nothing done to it yet.

First I painted the entire frame blue, I did two coats.

*all photos enlarge when clicked*

After that was dry I mixed a brown paint and a gold metallic paint together as you see above, I brushed it on and then wiped it off. You have to work kinda fast since this pant dries so fast.

Here is a better picture of the color.

For the screen to hang my jewelry on I used poly deco mesh. I don't remember what I bought this for but it came in handy now!! I just cut strips to fit and secured them with hot glue. Here is the finished product, I love the way it turned out.

This is what my jewelry box looks like right now, UGH I needed something to organize all of this stuff.

I have blue, brown and gold colors in my room and bathroom, I think this will match perfectly. I hope you all enjoyed my jewelery hanger. I have another frame like this that I may turn into a necklace holder or add a holder to this one. Hmm decisions, decisions.

I will be linking this to Kara for Whassup Wednesday

Kim for Wow us Wednesday's 

And Judy for Winter Blues Wednesday

Have a great day!!



Blondie's Journal said...

I love it, Allyson! It's a great way to get organized. Please show us the one for your necklaces if you make it! :-)


Amanda said...

I LOVE it! Such a cute & simple idea

Emelia DiCarlo said...

Really pretty and so creative! Thank you for showing us!

Lori said...

Wow, perfect job on the painting, just the right mix of everything. Lovve it!

Kelly said...

So pretty! (And useful!) I love that blue color and the brown wash you did on it. It came out great!


The Decorative Dreamer said...

Very cute Allison! I have seen these around at the craft fairs and tried to make one last week for my business. It did not turn out too well! I was trying to use some left over screen we had. I also was trying to use a staple gun. Unfortunately the tighter I pulled it, the screen tore, and it was very difficult to get the staple gun angled on the frame. I didn't think of using hot glue, that's an excellent idea. I also like the deco mesh better too! Our walmart also has a plastic mesh in the fabric dept. I was looking at as well. I am sure I will be trying this again soon. I love the color you chose for this, it's very pretty!

⚜ ↁℯℬℬᴵℰ⚜ said...

Adorable. My Mom was making those many years ago before they were even popular. She used screen. I love yours, so cute and colorful.

Carrie @ Dittle Dattle said...

What a great way to organize your jewelry! I love the color of the frame. Great job!

Liz said...

WOW, so pretty Allyson!! I need to make one soon. You did a really great job on this project. I'm inspired for sure! =)

Have a great day, sweetie! XOXO ~Liz

Colleen said...

so pretty Allyson. love your color choices too with the paint.

LC said...

It turned out really nice, Allyson! You did a wonderful job.

have a happy Wednesday~ L

Mindy @ Heart Maine Home said...

So pretty! I love the color. I made some earring holders recently too...stop by and check them out if you are interested!

Judy said...

That is really super cute. I love the color of the frame. Thanks so much for sharing at my Swing into Spring party. Hope to see you again next week.

Melissa Miller said...

Wow! That is clever and cute. GREAT job Ally! :)

kara@elements-interiors.net said...

Thank you for linking up this great post last week! {Im a lil behind, eeekk!}

Its party time AGAIN!!! xoxokara


You KNOW I love this :0)

Erin said...

That finish on the frame is gorgeous!


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