Monday, December 19, 2011

DIY: A Thrift Store Jewelry Tray in 5 Minutes!

2 Weeks ago I made a trip to my local Value Village in search of some fabric which is where I found the lace for my DIY Cork Board project. That same trip is where I found 2 silver trays I loved the shape of. One medium sized ($3.99) one smaller ($1.99), I just knew they would make for a fab jewelry tray so I searched and found the piece that would complete it, a stainless steel wine goblet ($1.99).

I started off by cleaning all 3 items with 99% rubbing alcohol to get off any dirt or residue. Then I placed a bead of E6000 glue (available at Michaels) around the bottom of the wine goblet. I centred it on the larger tray and held it down for a few seconds.


I then applied a bead of glue around the top of the goblet and tried my best to centre the smaller tray on top.

It looks small in the picture but its actually about 6" high. Big enough to add lots of jewelry and small enough to blend in on my vanity.

I let it dry overnight, added some fun costume jewelry and voila!
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My 5 Minute Thrift Store DIY Jewelry Tray for $6!

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7 comments:

Aanchal on December 19, 2011 at 11:43 AM said...

Cute Idea - smart and stylish.
I'm in the middle of a DIY Bar ;)

Farah on December 19, 2011 at 12:29 PM said...

Thanks Aanchal. A DIY bar wow thats a huge task good luck ;) cant wait to see pics

Ella Pretty Blog on December 19, 2011 at 12:36 PM said...

Amazingly creative...so much cuter than a lot of the jewelry holders in the stores.

Farah on December 19, 2011 at 12:37 PM said...

@Ella - thanks girl, yeah it really is and cheaper too lol

Donna Marie on December 19, 2011 at 3:15 PM said...

Wow looks great!

Mich on December 19, 2011 at 5:14 PM said...

what an awesome DIY idea!!

Farah on December 20, 2011 at 11:46 AM said...

@Donna & Mich - thanks ladies

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