Monday, March 26, 2012

Treasure Chest: Part II

Hello, lovelies! I hope you all had great weekends. Welcome to a new week and, in the spirit of rebirth, newness and spring, I'd like to share an organization tale with you.

You may recall a post long ago about my dreams of jewelry organization in a far away land. On Saturday, I was finally able to realize this dream. I'm certainly not as glamly organized as fairy style godmother Mrs. Rachel Zoe but I've found a way to crawl my way out of this tower of terror...

 My mish-mash of earrings, rings and bracelets on a good day.


All of my jewelry, except for my necklaces, literally sat on top of my grandmother's hand-me-down chest of drawers. The tangled mess of necklaces hung on my closet door. (Warning: The pictures below share a mess. Please do not judge.)

AFTER finding my Prince Charming...aka an antique jewelry armoire. Should we call him Prince Armoire-ing?? (I know, BOOOO!!!):

You can actually see the gorgeous antique wood and my treasured photographs! And my jewelry has actually been compartmentalized and organized...

All necklaces are visible and safe from tangled twists! 


Except for the few that were too big and bulky to hang in the cabinet.

This newly organized bliss comes courtesy of my latest flea market find. Thank goodness for great secondhand pieces, sellers who bargain and friends who will shop by your side! (And I'm digging the scalloped drawer hardware.)

 Now this special piece holding special pieces (cough...cough...costume jewelry) sits in a somewhat more glamorous corner of my room, guarded by the portrait of a queen...even if the royal name derives from the Miss Rocky Mount Pageant circa 1970-something!

 Should any other dames be on the hunt for the same, there are good options at Pier 1- some mirrored and some wooden- and World Market. (WM had some very similar to mine and at decent prices too.)

And all the treasures in all the land lived happily ever after.

The End.


  1. Love what you've done here! Isn't it nice to be able to SEE it all?! I forget things that have been tucked away for too long. Need to do the same!

    1. It is SO nice to be able to see everything. My mom would kill me for admitting this but I realized she had given me a pair of earrings for Christmas that I hadn't even worn yet! You'll be so thrilled when you get yours organized but your mess probably wasn't nearly as bad as mine!

  2. NICE organization here Suggs...very impressive. I wear the same pieces over and over because they are the easiest to find. Also--I love that pic of us from Routhie's wedding...I need to get that one framed. XO

    1. Thanks, May!!! I too was only wearing the same pieces every single day. I'd like to THINK I'll be able to alternate in a few more pieces now that I'm newly organized but I may be in a jewelry rut that's hard to get out of. Yay for Routhie's wedding pic!


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