Category Archives: Jewelry

Jewelry Storage Issue — SOLVED!!

Awhile back I wrote about how I was looking for new ways to store my jewelry. {Read that article here if you’d like a refresher}  Well, I finally found something that works for me!  It is a bit outside the box, and the pieces I used weren’t really supposed to be for jewelry, but, hey — live a little, right?!

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All the pieces I used I found at Kohls.  They were like 60% off, plus another 30% off, plus I had Kohls Cash.  So really, they were free.  (ok not really, but it did feel like it!)

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I loved this shelf for so many reasons, but mainly loved the lacy look of it.  It gave a little dimension and interest to the wall, and I loved that there were holes in it to poke all of my earrings through.

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I think this is supposed to be a hat hook & coat rack?!  That is the area of the store I found it in at least.  But I thought that hanging necklaces, bracelets, and watches from it would be fantastic!  Plus I loved the color and the vintage look of the metal.  Bonus was that even my rings fit over the prongs!  Win!

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So this was the wall I had open, and I think the pieces look super pretty up there!  It was lots of fun to add my jewelry to it as well!!

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I added a treasure box up on the shelf to hold all of the odds and ends that my jewelry box used to house.  Safety pins, extra earring backs, chain extenders, etc.

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I’m so happy to share this with you!  Blessings dear friends!

Necklace Storage Ideas

 

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Hey Everyone!!  Well, remodeling of our master bedroom is in full swing.  More on that as we make progress towards our goal.  But now that everything is a mess, I might as well come up with some good alternatives to jewelry storage.  My last post gave earring storage options (click here if you missed that one).  But this post will focus on NECKLACES!

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Now this type of necklace storage is very simple and usually easy to find.  This particular one is Bed, Bath, and Beyond, and runs about $20.  If you have dresser room, or shelving in your room, this could be a good option for you.  As for me, we got rid of all our dressers now, so there really is no surface to store this on.  So it won’t work for my necklaces, but it could work for yours!

 

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Now this piece I really like, because it almost looks like a work of art rather than jewelry storage!  It is from Pottery Barn and runs about $99.

 

 

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What a fun, rustic looking piece!  Screw together two old boards, weather and layer with paint (you choose the colors!).  Sand down and screw in as many hooks as you need.  Makes for a neat shelf too!  This one is easy to make and very affordable.   This particular idea is from Etsy and runs about $32.

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So why can’t a tie carousel work for necklaces, right?!   This one is from Amazon – you get two carousels for $6.99!!!  It would be a great way to tuck away your necklaces, yet keep them from knotting up on you.  Also, very easy to see what you have, and could be sorted by color.

 

 

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Isn’t this a neat way to display necklaces???  A piece of driftwood and a bunch of fun knobs could also do the trick!  What a neat way to bring in some color and diversity to the design in your room.  Knobs are a fun way of accessorizing any piece of wood.  What a stunning display this could make!

 

 

 

 

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All this idea needs is a towel bar and some metal shower hooks!  SIMPLE! Easy to get at your necklaces, and this could make a wonderful display for your jewelry!  Necklaces would not twist together and you could sort by color, metal, and lengths.  You could also do another bar above this one for bracelets.

 

 

 

 

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My hubby would love this one as he is a huge nature lover!  It brings the outdoors indoors!  Pick a few branches out of your yard, or from a wooded area, and mount them inside a wooden frame.  You can use the shoots off the branches to display your necklaces (or scarves, or bracelets).  This would be a neat display piece for any room that needs a little texture and nature incorporated into it!

 

 

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This looks like an amazing storage space, doesn’t it?!  Apparently this one is from IKEA (Alex Cabinet) but I heard that Michaels also carries something along this line.  This could be an option that could work, depending on how big the cabinet is and how much space you have to fill.

 

So do you have any favorites?  I think #2, 4, 5, and 6 are my top picks for right now.  I’m almost ready to make a decision for my own bedroom.  Tell me your favorites below in the comments section!! (And don’t forget to subscribe to my site to receive email notifications right to your inbox when new blog posts are put up!)

Praying for you, dear Organized Blessings friends!  May your days be filled with peace.  Remember to Choose LOVE!

Practical Earring Storage

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{All of these BEAUTIFUL earrings can be purchased at SelaDesign on Etsy.com.  Prices range from $12 – $36.  Gorgeous pieces — trust me! And all profits go to a great cause!}

Earring Storage 

I have been struggling with jewelry storage for some time now.  I just have not found the right system to work for me yet!  {if you missed my post on that, click here to check it out!} Within the next month or so our bedroom is going to be overhauled as we are changing our bed and getting rid of dressers.  So my plan is to figure out this jewelry situation once and for all!  It’s not like I have a lot of jewelry, but what I do have definitely needs to be organized better!

So I’m starting with earrings.  There are a lot of different ways to organize earrings, plus you have to take into consideration how the earrings attach — leverback, hook, or post.  Here are a few possibilities that I will be considering.

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Bulletin Board with Ribbon & Tacks

This simple bulletin board would be an easy and cheap way to store earrings.  Hook earrings can go right over the ribbon.  Leverback earrings can attach around the ribbon.  Post earrings can go through the ribbon.  Simple!

 

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Cooling Rack

Now I would have never thought to use a cooling rack to store my earrings!  But I can see the genius in it!  I can see this one working really well for leverback earrings and for hook earrings, but post earrings could be an issue.  My solution would be to thread some thick ribbon through a few of the bottom rows in order to have something to poke the posts through.  That could work!

 

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Chain?!

Now this one could be really neat if you have some wall space for it.  A hook on either side of the chain, two different lengths of chain, and you have yourself a way to store those earrings!

 

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Ice Cube Trays

If you have an open drawer, a few ice cube trays could fit in nicely!  This could work for a cheap and easy solution to separating out earrings!  Who would have thought?!

 

 

 

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Old Frame and Chicken Wire

This is such a classy and elegant way to store your earrings!  The frame could be fancy or plain, depending on what you need to match your decor.  Frames are so easy to find at garage sales or thrift stores.  Throw some paint on it, or spray paint it and you could have a beautiful display for your earrings!

 

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Earring Caddy

There are so many shapes and sizes of these caddies.  Check them out on Amazon when you have time {click here for the link!} You could probably get a nice stand for under $20.  This particular one sells for about $15.

 

 

 

So lot of options to think through.  I will have to see what kind of wall space I end up with when the bedroom shifting is all done and then I can make my final decision and post it for you.

In the next few posts I will be working on Necklace and Bracelet storage!  Stay tuned!  If you want to be updated as soon as they are posted, just subscribe to this page in the link below!

Blessings to you all!

 

Jewelry Storage

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{Before I start this post, I want to give a plug to SelaDesigns – I personally know the owner of this Etsy shop and she is fabulous, people.  Visit her shop to find the pieces you see above and many, many more unique pieces of jewelry! Click here to go right to her shop! You can thank me later 🙂 }

Organizing your home is such an addicting process!  My master bedroom is going to be on the chopping block next, seeing as our bathroom is now done (if you missed those posts, check them out here, here, and here).  When you get one space finished, you just want to keep going until you have everything just the way you like it!

Remember remodeling does not need to be expensive!  A gallon of paint goes a long way!  Find pieces that you could repurpose — a frame, vase, shelf, end table, etc. from other rooms and repaint them, texture them, or cover them with new fabric.  It is a chance to give new life to pieces you already own!

I started selling a bunch of my decorative items from my bedroom a few months ago on our local Buy & Sell site (check Facebook groups for groups in your area).  Now I can use that money to repurpose other items for my room.

One area that for sure needs help is my jewelry.  Now, I don’t have expensive jewelry — but what I do have I want to be able to SEE!  This is how it looks now:

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I have a nice jewelry box.  But the size and function of it doesn’t suit my space.  I would say two drawers are used for the correct purpose, the other 6 are just stuffed with hodge podge. I have several compartments for earrings, but in each compartment I have 3-5 pairs of earrings.  Because it is hard to see, I end up leaving my most loved jewelry on top of my jewelry box and not in their designated spots.

      

The necklaces are kept in the side door, but I can’t even open it all the way because the door is too close to my headboard.  This also makes for poor lighting to see what I have in there!

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I also have a floor mirror.  It would be nice to marry the jewelry box and mirror together – you know, two for the price of one?!  It would save floor space in our bedroom if we could combine these two necessary pieces.  So……off I went to look for the perfect piece.

 

 

Here are some options I found.  Now, I have not purchased any of these, but I’m hoping to save up for one of them.  Which one is your favorite?

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More jewelry posts coming – so stay tuned for ways to organize your earrings, necklaces, bracelets, scarves and more!