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« on: March 11, 2008 07:25:56 AM »


I saw the idea for this in a magazine, but I forget which one. This was a super easy project and fairly cheap. i got a 10"x13" shadow box on sale, took out the glass, pasted in some cute paper and screwed in the knobs. It's a vast improvement over the necklace tree I was using, and it has the added advantage of being mounted on the wall!
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« Reply #1 on: March 11, 2008 07:32:02 AM »

Awesome! Very pretty and classy!
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« Reply #2 on: March 11, 2008 07:45:04 AM »

I love it!
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« Reply #3 on: March 11, 2008 07:45:58 AM »

I've been looking to make a new jewlery box/tree.. hmm:) this makes me happy. Expecially because I'm all bogged down with homework.
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« Reply #4 on: March 11, 2008 07:55:35 AM »

I really like it. Did you just use drawer knobs? I've been trying to think of ways to put my jewerly somewhere (new bathroom is really small w/ no drawers or cabinets, and a pedestal sink, doh!), Wonder if I can do this and drop it on the bathroom wall, hmm!
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« Reply #5 on: March 11, 2008 08:41:34 AM »

What a great idea! I'll definitely be making this for my new apartment. My current system of nails stuck on the edges of my bulletin board is functional but not quite attractive...
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« Reply #6 on: March 11, 2008 09:24:28 AM »

that's pretty!  it looks like something that would cost a LOT over at this website.

where is a good place for finding shadow boxes?  i saw some at hobby lobby, but not nearly the selection i was expecting, and way expensive.

i got a good one at a yard-sale once, but that seems to have been a fluke.
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« Reply #7 on: March 11, 2008 09:58:26 AM »

Love this idea and the outcome! I must duplicate this, my jewelery is so unorganized. Tongue
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« Reply #8 on: March 11, 2008 09:59:46 AM »

Thanks for all of the nice words! If you make one, please post it I would love to see all of the different ones

I got the shadow box at Micheal's for 40% off, so it was about 12 dollars. The knobs are drawer knobs - the screws they came with were too long, but luckily I had some shorter ones with those little metal ring things that prevent them from pulling through the cardboard.

i hung mine next to my dresser in the closet...i had my necklaces on one of those little tree stands and it fell over all of the time.

Also, the one I saw in the mag had a little bowl or something on the bottom to hold rings, but I already have a box for that.
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« Reply #9 on: March 11, 2008 10:03:44 AM »

i love that.  it looks professional, and i'm obsessed with the damask print on the paper.  how deep is your shadow box?
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