Friday, September 05, 2008

A How To: Jewelry Shadow Boxes

I had these pine shadow boxes with sliding glass fronts that someone gave me a couple years back. They've been sitting in my garage and it hit me yesterday what I could do with them. I originally was given them to use for displaying jewelry at shows, but they were a bit bulky with all of the other things I had to bring and they had glass, so I never used them and they sat in my garage all sad and lonely. So I decided to put them to my own personal use. 2 days ago I purchased a big pad of scrapbook paper on clearance at a store and I just loved the colors. I used some to line drawers of an old banquette. I also used it for this project. I measured and then put the fun scrapbook paper on the backs of the boxes with a little glue stick and added little screw on hooks. Done. And for under $5.
I have a shelf in my closet that they can be displayed. With so much of my own personal jewelry, it's nice to be able to see it sometimes.


jenjen said...

That is the cutest idea! I love the colorful paper in the back to coordinate with your room. What a great way to display your jewelry collection!

Jenny said...

Wow! That's a fantastic idea and I love the price tag of $5! I think I would need more jewelery before I could make good use of them! LOL. I just found your blog. I'm off for a bit more of a look at it - Jen