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Hanging Jewelry Box Tutorial

So it's been a few weeks, but I'm back! I needed a jewelry box solution, and kept seeing some hanging boxes on Etsy that I loved, with no love for their $80 price tag. So off I went to make on of my own- and I kinda love how it turned out!

Cost: Roughly $20, cheaper if you have some of the materials already.
Time: 2 hours (6 hours total with hands-off time)
DIY level: Beginner

Materials needed:
2 bamboo cutlery trays- (2 X $7 at Walmart)
Scrap Wood backing panel (whatever you can get cheap at Home Depot)- $1
scrap-booking/decor paper (optional)- had at home
spray paint- $3
nails (the smallest you can find)- had at home
Bamboo skewers (like you grill with)- 2- (had at home, could buy package for a $1)
Picture frame backings (2)- $2
Mod Podge or Hot Glue (whatever you have)
Gorilla/Crazy Glue (whatever you have)

Step 1:
Choose your favorite spray paint color and get going! I think a gloss is nice, but it's up to you. This took me three coats. It said instant dry, but I …