Despite its unfortunate current condition, the charming shape of this jewelry box caught my eye while browsing at an Out of the Closet thrift shop. I liked the shape and thought the bones of the box were good, so I decided to work some DIY magic to transform it into something I am now happy to display on my shelf. I love projects like these, where you take a rundown or badly decorated everyday piece of furniture or accessory–like a jewelry box, or a vase or side table–and give it a new life by making a few fundamental, but simple, upgrades. It doesn’t take a lot of resources to make something look brand new and lovely. Continue reading “Thrift Store Jewelry Box Makeover”
To spruce up an old letter tray, I covered it with pictures of brightly colors flowers of all kinds, which I cut out from a flower bulb catalogue. I used mod podge to glue the images onto the paper surface of the tray–truly a 2-step DIY! Just cut your images, and stick em on!