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Turn an Old Window Frame Into a Jewelry Display

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Welcome to my first Instructable! I will be going through the basics of how to convert an old window frame into a Jewelry Display, which has several utilities and can be modified to fit your needs.

I made two of these at the same time that were relative in size, for my mother and my partner's mother as Christmas gifts. I previously made one for my girlfriend with a different technique and a smaller window. 

Materials:
- Window Frame (I used one that was 28" x 31", which is rather large for this project)
- Chicken Wire or Utility Wire (both have their benefits, this instructable used chicken wire)
- Hooks (10+ depending on your tastes)
- Drawer Pulls (8+ depending)
- Drawer Pull Bolts (2 1/2", the standard is not long enough to go through and screw into the knobs)
- Paint
- Hot Glue
- Sandpaper

Optional Materials: 
- Mirror
- Framing Wire
- Mirror hanging hardware
- elmers glue (or cheap school glue and more paint for the crackle effect)
- Ikea picture hanging hardware (to secure mirror)
- D hooks ( to hang)
- Burlap Rope (used to cover wire ends, fabric works as well)

Tools:
- Drill & Drill Bits for pilot holes 
- Hot glue gun (High and Low Temp depending on if you are covering wire ends with fabric)
- Scrub Brush
- Bucket
- Staple Gun & Staples 
- Wire cutters & Pliers
- Paint Brushes
- utility knife or razor blade

WARNING: OLD WINDOWS MAY CONTAIN LEAD PAINT, WHICH IS VERY HAZARDOUS TO YOUR HEALTH PLEASE WEAR SAFETY GLASSES AND VENTILATOR WHEN SANDING OR IN GENERAL.  

I am entering this into the holiday gift contest! Please vote! 




 
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Very cute idea! I love the mirror, very handy :)
Thanks! I really enjoy making these, each one reinvents the wheel. Thanks for the support!
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