Linen Lined Jewelry Box

1:25 pm Crafts, Home Decor, Mod Podge
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By Home Decor Contributor Jennifer from Brave New Home.

DIY Linen Lined Jewely Box

I bought this jewelry box but found it a bit too precious to use.  So I lined the bottom with some linen and have enjoyed using the jewelry box ever since!

1.5 - materials for linen lined jewelry box

2- tracing cardboard inserts

3 - cardboard inserts

After I got my materials together, I traced the bottoms of each level of the jewelry box on a thin but sturdy cardboard.  Since you’ll be using mod podge, you’ll want to choose a cardboard that can hold up to the moisture.

4 - cut out linen

5 - wrapping cardboard with linen
Then I cut some linen leaving about half an inch on each side and tapering the corners.

6 - carboard fully covered with linen

I covered the cardboard with mod podge, flipped it over, and mod podged the back flaps.

7 - straightening out cardboard

After the linen and mod podge had mostly dried out, I laid it under a board so it would dry flat.  I used some paper in between the linen cardboard and board to avoid sticking.

8 - poster putty to secure cardboard insert

Next, I used some poster putty to secure the linen cutout inside the jewelry box.

Linen Lined Jewelry Box

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Jennifer will be sharing DIY projects, home decor ideas, and other budget friendly inspiration to help transform your house into an authentic home. Jennifer lives in San Diego with her military husband and their toddler son—so you can expect some kid friendly crafts, too! She believes you don’t need the biggest budget or the largest space to start creating a home true to its inhabitants. Her favorite crafts are adapting off-the-shelf items into affordable projects. Catch up with Jennifer at her blog born from decorating paralysis, Brave New Home.

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2 Responses
  1. Carol Y :

    Date: January 13, 2014 @ 9:39 PM

    Nice! I love how it changes the look.

  2. Jennifer @ Brave New Home :

    Date: January 14, 2014 @ 11:25 AM

    Thanks, Carol!

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