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DIY Vintage Jewelry Cabinet Armoire Makeover Upcycle

DIY Vintage Jewelry Cabinet Armoire Makeover Upcycle! Transforming something old, dinged up and dated into something fresh and modern is my favorite kind of upcycled makeover. I was on the hunt for the perfect tall standing jewelry box and I hit the jackpot! How much do you think I paid for this Vintage Standing Jewelry Cabinet? I'll give you a hint...less than $10. (This post is updated since I wrote it in 2012 with fresh pictures and text in 2024) How I Found the Perfect Vintage Jewelry Armoire: I love to go to yard sales. Back in 2011 my husband joined the military and left us for a year for training.  I had 3 small kids under the age of 10 and not a lot of money. Each weekend the ladies in the neighborhood would carpool and hit all the local yard sales. I typically had $10 or less each week to spend on buying stuff, but usually found everything I needed.  From clothes and shoes, to my kids favorite book series and furniture, I loved thrifting and yard sales. I was on the hunt f

How to Make Glitter Resin Pen Holder DIY w/ Cup Turner

How to Make Glitter Resin Pen Holder DIY with Cup Turner! Make a great statement piece for your desk, counter, or home decor with this ombre glitter resin pen holders DIY. This glitter pen holder is beautiful and easy to make! Learn how to make a gorgeous Resin Glitter Tumbler pencil holder with ETI Envirotex Lite and sparkly glitter--here's the full details! Originally posted on Resin Crafts Blog It’s very simple to apply resin to a flat surface. Don’t be scared away by the shape of this project, once you try it, you’ll be hooked!  This resin glitter tumbler craft is so much fun and can be used in many other applications and new products. This technique is great for embellished drink tumblers, water bottles, pencil cup, vases, planter pots, cosmetic products storage, a dry makeup brush cleaner container, resin decor and more! Plus the resin is food grade resin when mixed and cured properly! Be sure to wear gloves, work in a ventilated area and work in a well ventilated area or wea