Kids can also put the holiday table to use as a place to create handmade gifts for friends and family. To turn colorful candy into necklaces or bracelets, supply kids with string, twine and ribbon in assorted styles. Encourage them to get creative with color and shape, and then bestow their creations to friends or family.
To store your jewelry, place loose items in decorative pottery, and purchase drawer inserts to help you organize and separate all of your pieces. "Create space for every item — that way, everything has its place and it's much easier to stay organized," designer Lisa Adams says.
Think your gems are picture perfect? Remodel a frame to show off your works of art. Board up a frame back, add a few eyehooks and attach a homemade drawer (this one's made from scrap molding) to show off your adornments.
Give a plank of reclaimed pallet wood new life with a few silver nails and a handful of distinctive drawer pulls. The wood's natural weathering provides a rustic backdrop for sparkly bracelets and necklaces.
You would never know that this fabulous walk-in closet was created from an outdoor storage room. An exterior door and window were closed and removed to allow space for custom built-in shelving, providing ample room for clothing, shoes and jewelry. Nicole Norris, ASID, NCIDQ, is responsible for the dressing room design in this North Carolina home.
Discreet drawers store jewelry and other valuables in this glamorous master bedroom closet in London. Meanwhile, an elegant vanity offers display space for decorative and functional accessories, including a silver and glass cloche that keeps necklaces and bracelets on display.
The floor of this boutique is a herringbone pattern tile that looks like wood to brighten up the space and pairs well with the fuchsia chairs. The jewelry display unit has panels of antique glass and brass framed shelves to coordinate with the custom clothing rack design