Shabby Chic Jewelry Keeper


size: varies

Materials

  • Wooden frame of choice
  • Hardboard, 1/8”, cut to fit frame
  • Muslin
  • Chicken wire
  • Low-loft batting
  • Assorted buttons
  • Spring-loaded clothespins
  • White embroidery floss, 1 yd.
  • Kraft paper

Basic Supplies

scissors, masking paper and tape, saw, measuring tape, newspaper (to cover work surface), cardboard box

Tools

  • Krylon ColorMaster Enamel Spray Paint: Gloss Watermelon, Gloss Citrus Green, Satin Leather Brown, Satin Sea Glass
  • Wire cutters
  • Adhesives: hot glue gun with sticks, craft glue

Directions

  • 1. In newspaper-covered area or in large cardboard box, spray paint frame Watermelon, repeating coats until opaque. Let dry.
  • 2. Measure inside of frame to determine board size. Cut board to fit opening using saw.
  • 3. Cut chicken wire 2-3" larger than board using wire cutters. Paint wire Satin Leather Brown; let dry.
  • 4. Cut batting same-size as board; adhere to board using glue gun.
  • 5. Wrap muslin over batting and board; secure to back side of board using glue gun.
  • 6. Wrap chicken wire tightly over covered board. Bend wire to lay flat against back of board.
  • 7. Insert board into frame. Adhere board to frame at corners and around inner edge using glue gun.
  • 8. Cover back of frame with kraft paper; adhere using craft glue.
  • 9. Paint clothespins and buttons in colors of choice; let dry thoroughly. Thread floss through button holes and knot on front. Adhere buttons to clothespins using glue gun.

by Roxi Phillips for Krylon

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