Friday, 21 March 2014

Bangle Storage Idea

Just a quick idea today. 

How do you store Bangles?

My bangles were in a right mess. I kept them in a shoe box - oh dear!

I love bangles, I have a few from when I was a teenager, some bought to go with special outfits and some just because! They were especially good when the children were small, you can't really wear much jewellery with a baby but a plastic bangle is ideal, they can pull on it, chew it, whatever and you and they are still safe at the end of it.

I needed a better way to store them more neatly so I could see what I had.

I googled for ideas and found a few pretty clever ideas:

Dimi at Style Scoop uses a bamboo cutlery tray
Jessica at Chronically Vintage has some beautiful vintage lingerie boxes 
Catherine at Stuff you can't have used kitchen roll tubes
Jan at a thousand words upcycled a mug tree

Can I just say, I thought I had a lot of bangles but compared to some people out there......

All these ideas are beautiful but I don't really have any space at the moment to have them out on show like that so:

These food tubs turned out to be ideal. They were £1.49 each from TK Max.
Divide and conquer, not pretty but effective.
They stack neatly in the cupboard too!
I can't believe I'm letting you see inside my messy cupboard!


I'd love to hear your ideas.


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Julie Nyanyo
Julie Nyanyo

Hello, I'm Julie. I love making things and this is where I share my enthusiasm.

8 comments:

  1. Marvelous storage idea, Julia! As my own bangle collection continues to grow and grow, with limited space to store them in our wee abode, I may just have to give your terrific idea a spin. Thank you very much for including a mention of my idea in this lovely post, I very much appreciate it.

    ♥ Jessica

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    1. Thanks Jessica, and it was my pleasure! It's difficult with limited space to control all the stuff that we acquire over the years. I'm constantly on the look out for new brilliant storage ideas to help. What I really need is a tardis!

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  2. Thanks for the feature! We've since moved and I now keep them in a clear plastic hanging shoe organiser - you know, the kind with all the pockets.

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    1. Hi Jen, thanks for stopping by. Sometimes there just isn't room to have things out on display is there? I have one of those hanging pocket things too in my wardrobe, but one with the smaller pockets made especially for jewellery. It's full of necklaces and bracelets - I seem to have acquired a lot of jewellery over the years, I think it's because I never get rid of anything, even if it breaks I try to make it into something new!

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  3. Great storage solution!

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    1. Hi Emily, thanks for stopping by, I'd be happy to come and visit your link party, thanks for the invite.

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  4. This is a cute idea. I don't even have bangles, but I like them and I like this so much that I want to go get some, you know what I mean. I wonder what I have that I could do it with...

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  5. It's such a nice storage idea! I'm now trying to organize all storage spaces in the house and small items exactly like bangles and small jewelry are my biggest problem. I never manage to store them properly. Thanks for the idea!

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