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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! 🙂 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! 😀

    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 🙂


  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! 🙂


  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 🙂


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

    Hey, there!
    I realise this is quite an old post, but
    I’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 you’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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