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  1. kelsey rae
    March 12, 2010 @ 12:57 pm

    It's amazing what spray paint can do! I have to be honest Julie, I'm not sure I would have picked that up and taken it home, but you had a great vision and look what it is now! Adorable! Oh, and isn't Candice Olson just "Divine"? Love her!


  2. Missie/Crafting with Cat Hair
    March 12, 2010 @ 1:28 pm

    I love this! I would have totally passed that at the Goodwill, but what you did with it is amazing. Super cute!


  3. Teri
    March 12, 2010 @ 1:38 pm

    So pretty. I love it and I want one!


  4. One Cheap B*tch
    March 12, 2010 @ 1:57 pm

    Coming over from the Shabby Nest. This is fabulous! What an amazing transformation! New follower now! =)


  5. AM from White House, Black Shutters
    March 12, 2010 @ 2:52 pm

    Oooh, how pretty! This is amazing, good eye and great job!

    -Ann Marie


  6. Krista@thegatheringplacedesign
    March 12, 2010 @ 4:22 pm

    I want a fabulous whatchamacallit! ๐Ÿ™‚ Love that…great job!


  7. Jessica
    March 12, 2010 @ 4:35 pm

    I can't even tell you how jealous I am of that beauty!!! I LOOVE it and I want it! ๐Ÿ˜€

    Great job!!

    -jessica (visiting from the shabby nest party!)


  8. Heather
    March 12, 2010 @ 4:50 pm

    Whoa nellie, that is awesome! You made your Whatchamacallit beautiful! Thanks for sharing.


  9. Jaime
    March 12, 2010 @ 5:09 pm

    So beautiful, i love it! Good work.


  10. a girl in a gorilla suit
    March 12, 2010 @ 5:14 pm

    it turned out awesome. thanks for sharing!!


  11. Lauren Elise Designs
    March 12, 2010 @ 7:27 pm

    LOVE LOVE LOVE it!!! Great job, Julie!!


  12. Kim
    March 12, 2010 @ 7:58 pm

    So glamorous – how fun! Would you consider following on my Networked Blog? Thanks.


  13. Becki
    March 12, 2010 @ 9:24 pm

    LOVE your blog! I am visiting from "New Friend Friday at TGC"! Sooo hello friend!

    I LOVE organizing and hope to do quite a few posts soon with some of my ideas.

    I also LOVE to find a great bargin at Goodwill!

    Have a great weekend!


  14. EnchantedBella
    March 12, 2010 @ 9:56 pm

    I love it. It turned out wonderful.



  15. GardenofDaisies
    March 12, 2010 @ 10:26 pm

    You did a great job repurposing that "whatchamacalit"! Its so perfect for jewelry!


  16. Laura
    March 12, 2010 @ 11:05 pm

    This is so pretty! I wish I could find something like that at Goodwill.


  17. - dls -
    March 13, 2010 @ 3:25 am

    I found your blog after the chatting at the sky linky comment. =)
    thx for commenting!
    I love your decorating ideas on your blog –
    the diaper budget decorating especially!


  18. Micah
    March 13, 2010 @ 1:48 pm

    so good! I love this idea…but where in the world would I ever find something like this…You are a visionary…keep it up it is inspiring:)


  19. Me
    March 13, 2010 @ 3:44 pm

    That turned out absolutely brilliant!! What a cool thingamabob – and lucky you to find it and know what to transform it into…


  20. Jessica @ This Blessed Life
    March 13, 2010 @ 4:24 pm

    Oh my gosh, I absolutely love this!


  21. Lion
    March 13, 2010 @ 8:13 pm

    It's lovely. Judging by the inside I'd say it was a triptych cabinet and that it once housed three images or pictures.


  22. Anonymous
    March 14, 2010 @ 3:11 pm

    Wow! Absolutely perfect idea! Love it ๐Ÿ™‚


  23. alwayslearning
    March 14, 2010 @ 6:56 pm

    well that was truly unique, what a treat to see it.


  24. Melanie
    March 15, 2010 @ 1:45 am

    What a great find and a great job at redoing it! Looks great.


  25. Rachelle
    March 15, 2010 @ 2:25 am

    That looks great!



  26. Michelle @ Sweet Something
    March 15, 2010 @ 6:52 pm

    AWESOME! I love this thingamabob!! Great use of it and Candice would be proud!


  27. Rhoda @ Southern Hospitality
    March 15, 2010 @ 9:32 pm

    Way to repurpose that thrifty find. Totally cute as a jewelry holder.


  28. Angie @ The Country Chic Cottage
    March 15, 2010 @ 9:33 pm

    WOWEE!! What a makeover!!! Fabulous!!


  29. Merrie
    March 15, 2010 @ 11:29 pm

    Great makeover!


  30. ThriftyAnnabella
    March 16, 2010 @ 2:25 am

    Looks like you found a great new identity for it!


  31. Linda
    March 16, 2010 @ 7:30 pm

    Ahhhh…how PRETTY! Luv how you painted her and turned her into a jewelry holder! Hop over and show her off at my NIFTY THRIFTY TUESDAYS PARTY:)



  32. TheSmithHotel
    March 16, 2010 @ 8:45 pm

    I love that you painted it white! It's so Fabulous! Love the fabric and hooks too!



  33. Creations By Cindy
    March 16, 2010 @ 9:23 pm

    I love it. So pretty.


  34. afistfullofweeds*
    March 16, 2010 @ 10:49 pm

    She totally would have been mine!! Rhonda


  35. Patti
    March 17, 2010 @ 1:10 am

    Absolutely gorgeous!! Love it in white – great use for a watchamacalit!! Now I want one!


  36. Becky
    March 17, 2010 @ 6:45 pm

    Now that is just cool! Great vision!


  37. Dragonfly Treasure
    March 18, 2010 @ 6:08 pm

    Truly awesome! Great vision!


  38. Kathy
    March 19, 2010 @ 10:30 pm

    After seeing what you did here, I am praying that God will direct me to one of these that I can use as a jewelry cabinet. I think you've done a fantastic job with it. It's beautiful!


  39. K @ Thrifty Teacher Blog
    March 21, 2010 @ 3:42 pm

    Wow! Wonderful makeover!!!


  40. Lee Laurie
    April 1, 2010 @ 2:50 pm

    I found one of these at a junk store last year. I bought it and put it in storage with the rest of my 'treasures'. LOL I have been planning on getting to it one day and now you have really inspired me. I love your blog and I just starting following. Whenever I re-do mine, I will let you know. Thanks. Come by sometimes.


  41. Amber
    April 1, 2010 @ 8:47 pm

    Wow!! That is awesome! I want one! ๐Ÿ™‚


  42. Mary Ellen
    April 2, 2010 @ 9:36 pm

    What a great idea!! I have never seen a cabinet like that in all my thrifting days (which is quite a few!)

    Happy Easter!


  43. Andrea
    April 8, 2010 @ 6:20 pm

    Wow! It looks awesome! Thanks for sharing and for checking out my transformation too!


  44. trish
    April 14, 2010 @ 12:56 pm

    Wow! That is an amazing transformation. It looks beautiful! :o) You have a good eye!
    Sincerely ~ Trish


  45. Anonymous
    June 5, 2010 @ 7:25 pm

    Ooooooh, so beautiful!!! *.*

    Daniela from Italy


  46. Charity
    August 17, 2010 @ 1:41 pm

    Wow, what a unique piece to find!! And what a beautiful transformation!


  47. Restorative Living
    August 17, 2010 @ 4:20 pm

    My heart is all a-flutter!! I so, so, so love this. SO beautiful!


  48. Bella
    August 17, 2010 @ 4:55 pm

    I think your watchamacalit is beautiful. I am still looking for the perfect watchmacalit for all my jewelry. Doubt I will find one of these, however once again inspiration, that I can turn just about anything into the perfect jewelry organizer. Thanks Julie!!


  49. Paula
    August 17, 2010 @ 9:41 pm

    Fabulous! You really turned this into something both pretty and practical.


  50. Stephanie from "Furniture Fun"
    August 19, 2010 @ 7:58 pm

    Love it! White is SOOOOOO much better than that nasty gold/brass! What a great idea to turn it into a jewelry box! BTW, visiting from CSI!


  51. Margie
    August 20, 2010 @ 1:37 pm

    I absolutely love it, and wish I had the same thing. What a fabulous one of a kind piece ๐Ÿ™‚


  52. Ariandel
    May 7, 2021 @ 8:26 pm

    Hey, there!
    I realise this is quite an old post, but
    Iโ€™ve only just stumbled upon your blog, and this cabinet really intrigued me.
    I love what you did with it!

    It turns out that it was originally a jewelry armoire, circa 1973, made in New York by Syroco/Dart Industries for Sarah Coventry.

    Go figure!
    It was destined for this fabulous new life youโ€™ve given it!

    Here is an Etsy listing for one in its original condition, in case you wanted to see what it would have looked like, in its (first) heyday:

    Thank you for the inspiration.
    Stay safe, and be well!


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