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« on: June 21, 2011 12:41:44 PM »

I was looking for something to craft-fu into a jewelry organizer - the ones on the market aren't really my cuppa and they're expensive to boot.  So when I was at Salvation Army, I spotted one of those wooden collectible spoon displays for $4.  Sold!

With a bit of spray paint, some wooden dowels, two pieces of scrapbooking paper, a ribbon, 3 vintage buttons, and some picture hanging paraphernalia and ... viola:




The ribbons were supposed to be for my stud earrings ... put the post through the ribbon and they're all in one place.  Easy as pie, right?  Well, I chose the He-Man of ribbons, apparently, and it was a pain.  So now it's just decoration and making sure the dowels don't roll out (unlikely but ah well.)  I'll probably tuck up the ends with a bit of craft tape so it looks more finished.


And this is what it started out as:



Overall, I really like how it came out. Smiley
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« Reply #1 on: June 21, 2011 01:00:46 PM »

Really useful and pretty too. I like the fresh colours you've chosen.
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« Reply #2 on: June 21, 2011 01:26:04 PM »

It came out really pretty! 
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« Reply #3 on: June 21, 2011 03:30:04 PM »

Thank you both! Cheesy
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« Reply #4 on: June 23, 2011 03:02:55 AM »

I'm in the exact same boat.  I used to just have little hooks and a few wires strung about for necklaces and earring, but we've got a new house and I don't want to put all those holes in my walls, ya know?  Great idea! It's very cute!
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« Reply #5 on: June 23, 2011 05:36:41 AM »

Thank you!  This only caused two little holes for the nails for the hooks.  Cheesy  And it's customizable!
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« Reply #6 on: July 03, 2011 04:06:09 PM »

Ohh i love it!

for your studs, you could always run a little strip of that ... uhm.. plastic.. grid.. stuff.. people use to string yarn through... sorry, i failed.
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« Reply #7 on: July 03, 2011 04:12:42 PM »

Thank you so much!

And that's a great idea.  I might have to see how much plastic canvas (I think that's what it is!) is!
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« Reply #8 on: July 07, 2011 10:55:01 AM »

That is so clever, love it!
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« Reply #9 on: July 09, 2011 07:45:44 PM »

Thank you so much! Smiley
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