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I painted my first jewelry box a few years ago, because I thought it would look cool on my dresser and offer some streamlined storage. Then, instead of keeping it for myself, I opened an Etsy shop and sold it. Since then, I have expanded my design platform to offer jewelry boxes that have been entirely refurbished = inside and out. I also like to refurbish other household items at times, so you may find a mix of items in my shop.

These vintage boxes are horrible when I get them, they are ugly and generally in shambles. They get completely ripped apart to bare bones, and slowly brought back to life - piece by colorful piece. My attention to detail is borderline annoying. I painstakingly pick fabrics and exterior colors that match perfectly. While I generally keep original hardware with the boxes, I have been known to fashion door handles and drawer pulls out of items that were not meant…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 25
  • Joined February 6, 2011

Favorite materials

Solid wood vintage jewelry boxes, colorful fabrics, colorful paints, spray paint, filigree metals, picture frames

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About

I painted my first jewelry box a few years ago, because I thought it would look cool on my dresser and offer some streamlined storage. Then, instead of keeping it for myself, I opened an Etsy shop and sold it. Since then, I have expanded my design platform to offer jewelry boxes that have been entirely refurbished = inside and out. I also like to refurbish other household items at times, so you may find a mix of items in my shop.

These vintage boxes are horrible when I get them, they are ugly and generally in shambles. They get completely ripped apart to bare bones, and slowly brought back to life - piece by colorful piece. My attention to detail is borderline annoying. I painstakingly pick fabrics and exterior colors that match perfectly. While I generally keep original hardware with the boxes, I have been known to fashion door handles and drawer pulls out of items that were not meant to be used as such. Also, (almost) all of the glass used in my jewelry boxes has been hand cut by me.

In real life I am embarking on my career as a certified Medical Laboratory Scientist. In dream life I am making beautiful things for your home.

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