DIY Perfume Storage Display Options
What’s a person to do when they really, really want an ornate unique perfume/cologne display case? How about a pair?? Dare I dream that I found three options:
1) settle and buy a plain little, mass produced cabinet constructed of inferior materials from a big box store that requires a tad of assembly, followed by years of *sighs* that it wasn’t what was really wanted, but now we already own it so it’ll have to do. *sighs*
2) overindulge and spend hundreds of dollars, maybe even thousands of dollars, by buying that amazing little ornate gilded antique wall cabinet/shelving unit that is likely Italian or French in origin from a cute little antique store or high end dealer on eBay, followed by years of searching for a match and eating only Ramen due to the price of such a thing. *ramen for dinner*
3) an inspired idea and quick sketch by wife plus some solid carpentry skills by husband to build exactly what we want for minimal cost: $25/frame at a hobby/craft store by using a coupon, $5 for paint paint, scrap lumber, & leftover fabric from when we built our upholstered headboard for our bed. DIY. Hallelujah! DIY, followed by years of thorough enjoyment and all bragging rights. *bragging*
See, these new Perfume Boxes in our Master Bathroom coordinate with our Master Bedroom! Yay! See the rest of our Master bedroom at this link: https://whatamberloves.com/2012/09/14/master-bedroom-tour/
PS: I LOVE FEEDBACK. What do you think of our little project?
Posted on November 24, 2015, in Uncategorized and tagged carpentry, construction, decor, design, DIY, essential oil, perfume. Bookmark the permalink. 3 Comments.
Love it! I makes the bathroom neat and tidy!
Want to do this to store a part of my large collection of miniature perfume bottles. Will be putting them behind glass (I’m NOT dusting all those tiny bottles!) Some of my bottles are without lids so I will make stoppers with corks and beads etc. and will fill the empty ones with colorful water and such. I use pages from an old encyclopedia as the background.
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