Easy Thrift Store Makeover: Jewelry Tree

Ah, the weekend is inching ever closer!  I have so many projects in the works, but I wanted to share a quick and easy one with you today!

Last week I was cruising through my local Goodwill in search of chairs, but instead I came home with this sad little wooden mug tree…

jewelry tree before

I’ve been itching to better organize my jewelry and I had a vision for that little $1.21 fella…

A vision that looked something like this…

jewelry tree cover

I like having my jewelry where I can see it, rather than digging through boxes or closed storage, but a bowl full of bracelets can get nutty in a hurry.

So I enlisted the help of my Krylon metallic gold spray paint and primer in one…

jewelry tree paint

You know how much I’m loving metallic gold these days…

And then I decided to add a little fun in this form…

washi tape

I’ve done very few washi tape projects and I don’t know why… look for more coming! It’s such a simple way to add a decorative touch and it’s easy to change out, too.

add washi tape

I chose a few places where the arms and stem of the tree were flat and added a little turquoise chevron love.

jewelry tree after

I think it turned out super cute!

jewelry tree close up

And it’s the perfect start to getting on top of my jewelry situation. 🙂

Here’s a visual for you…

jewelry tree collage

Love giving old pieces new life and this one couldn’t have been easier.  Green decorating and organization in one!

What have you repurposed lately??

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  1. Like this. Also like your choice of Mary Kay fragrances. 🙂

  2. Very cute and functional too!

  3. so cute and clever. I never would have thought to use it for the jewerly. see what happens when you go look for chairs! 🙂
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  4. Adorable, Heidi! I love what you’ve done with it, and for a buck, it doesn’t get much better than that! I have Velocity as well!
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  5. Great idea Heidi…I had a mug tree just like that years ago…hey, maybe it could have been mine 🙂 … Have a wonderful weekend!
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