4 Creative Ways to Store Your Jewelry

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Egg Cartons and Ice-Cube Trays Make Cute Jewelry Boxes

The compartments of egg cartons and ice-cube trays are just the right size for keeping jewelery separated, organized and visible. They are especially good for keeping pairs of earrings together. Line up side by side in a drawer.

Turn a Padded Coat Hanger Into a Jewelry Holder

Use a padded coat hanger to store a variety of different kinds of jewelery. Put necklaces and bracelets around the neck of the hanger, then use the padding to hold pierced earrings and pin-on brooches. You could color-code hangers to hold jewelery to go with a range of outfits.

A Coat Rack Provides a Decorative Jewelry Display

Draping necklaces and bracelets from the hooks on a coat rack mounted on the wall next to your dressing table is a smart idea. For one thing, your baubles are there when you need them; for another, they add a nice decorative touch to an expanse of bare wall. We like this Tie and Necklace Rack (featured above), available at Amazon.com.

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Keep Your Baubles Sorted With Plastic Pill Organizers

Reuse clean plastic pill bottles or organizers as jewelery holders. They're a great solution for traveling. We love the 7-Section Stacking Pill Organizer from The Container Store. The compartments are small, see-through, and perfect for storing earrings, rings, brooches, and bracelets separately--so you can use only the compartment you want.

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