Did you catch my super LONG Facebook Live video a couple of weeks ago? If not, don’t worry, it’s all in this blog post! I took this simple $2.99 Goodwill jewelry box from old and dated to a beautiful boho farmhouse style white jewelry box finished with black glaze. This is a super easy first thrift store makeover and I’ll take you through it step by step in this tutorial.
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Supplies for White Jewelry Box with Black Glaze
- Country Chic All-in-One Decor Paint, in Cheesecake
- Country Chic Furniture Glaze, in Graphite (I used a premixed black furniture glaze for this project but I also included a glazing medium in my list of Amazon supplies below. It’s clear and you can add whatever color paint you want to it! Endless ideas there!)
- decorative metal sheet, elliptical
- tin snips
- E6000 glue
Believe it or not… I did this whole project on a Facebook Live video! It’s a long one but if you’re a visual learner you can watch the whole makeover on this video.
BTW, if you’d like to join the Thrift Store Makeover Facebook group that I mention, you still can!
Step One: Clean the Old Jewelry Box
The first step, as always, is to clean the jewelry box. This one was only dusty so it didn’t take a lot of cleaning.
Step Two: Remove the Glass
Next, remove the glass. Sometimes the screws are stuck or stripped but these came out easy. Save the screws and glass clips in a dish or bowl so you won’t lose them.
Step Three: Paint
The Country Chic All-in-One Decor Paint is like the other chalk-type paints that I use. No sanding is necessary. You can just start painting after cleaning your piece.
I gave it two coats of paint, letting the first one dry before going on to the second.
Step Four: Add Black Glaze
After the second coat of paint dries, I painted on a coat of furniture glaze and wiped it off almost immediately. BTW, I start glazing at about 44:00 in the video so you can skip to that part if you just want to see the glazing.
Step Five: Replace Glass with Decorative Metal
I replaced the glass with a decorative metal sheet. I traced the original glass onto the metal sheet and cut it out with my tin snips. (You can see that at about 22:00 on the video.) After the paint and glaze dried I glued it in and replaced the glass clips.
The Finished Jewelry Box
And here’s how it turned out.
Quite a bit different from the antiquing dust that I used last week, right?
More DIY Jewelry Box Tips
If you enjoyed this white jewelry box makeover, you might also like these:
- The Ultimate Guide to DIY Jewelry Box Makeovers
- Blue & Pink Jewelry Box DIY
- Where to Buy Jewelry Box Hinges & Hardware
- Vintage Wash Jewelry Box
- Ten Tips for Jewelry Cabinet Makeovers
Thanks for reading… AND watching!
‘Til the next project,