Upcycled Jewelry Storage Cabinet

My favorite kind of project is one that makes things beautiful and organized. That’s what happened with this garage sale cupboard turned jewelry storage cabinet .

Upcycled Jewelry Storage Cabinet | laughingabi.com

I started by cutting a piece of foam core to size and wrapping it with a neutral-colored fabric. Nothing fancy, I just wrapped the corners like a gift and used some packing tape to hold it all together. Then I wedged the whole thing in the back of the cabinet.

Upcycled Jewelry Storage Cabinet | laughingabi.com

I don’t remember where I got these hooks, just that they were on clearance and I knew exactly what I wanted to use them for. Most likely it was Target or K-Mart. Not sure if you can tell from the pics but each one has a large push-pin on the back.

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The next step is pretty self-explanatory. Stick the hooks in the foam core and hang the necklaces. (Please ignore the ugly hole at the top. I’m going to fix it.)

Upcycled Jewelry Storage Cabinet | laughingabi.com

A few more details and it’s done.

Some white ceramic trays from yet another garage sale hold my few rings and bracelets.

Upcycled Jewelry Storage Cabinet | laughingabi.com

A second piece of foam core wrapped in the same neutral fabric and velcroed to the side holds earrings on T-pins.

Upcycled Jewelry Storage Cabinet | laughingabi.com

One last piece of foam core wrapped in some scrap upholstory fabric for a pretty background and a few accessories.

Upcycled Jewelry Storage Cabinet | laughingabi.com

Voila!

Upcycled Jewelry Storage Cabinet | laughingabi.com

Upcycled Jewelry Storage Cabinet | laughingabi.com

Upcycled Jewelry Storage Cabinet | laughingabi.com

Right now it sits on top of my dresser but I plan to hang it on the wall soon. I love that it neatly stores all of my jewelry and puts it on display at the same time. Beautiful, useful, and inexpensive. That’s a DIY hat-trick.

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