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DIY Makeup Organizer

By: Crafts by Courtney
January 10, 2020

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DIY Makeup Organizer
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Now that the holidays are over, I'm so ready to get a couple of things organized in the house. But let's start with something a little more simple like my makeup. Organizing my makeup sounds a lot more fun, then organizing my closets or the kids' rooms.

I'm sure a lot of us out there need to get our makeup area organized, but always put it off. Not anymore ladies! This organizer is the perfect size to do that, but I needed to give it a little pizzazz first. Something more my style.

Let's get started!

Items needed:

  • Americana Decou-Page (Glue-Sealer-Finish) 2oz - Americana Decou-Page Matte
  • Americana Multi-Surface Satin Acrylics 8oz - Cotton Ball
  • Small drawer organizer
  • Paintbrushes
  • Glitter cardstock
  • Gold shimmer leopard faux suede trim
  • Cutting machine

Instructions:

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To start this project off, I pulled out my trusty Americana Multi-Surface Satin paint in Cotton Ball. I painted my organizer solid white. For this particular project, I needed to do a total of 4 coats, letting each coat dry 10 minutes.

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Once my paint had dried, I grabbed some shimmery leopard faux trim to line the drawers. I found this shimmery leopard trim at Hobby Lobby, and I knew it would be a fun addition to this makeup organizer. Who doesn't LOVE leopard right?!?

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Measure out the inside of the drawers so that your liner will fit in perfectly. Use a pencil and measure on the backside of the material.

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Next, pull out your handy dandy Americana Decou-Page!!

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I added a thin layer of Decou-Page to the inside of the drawer and gently laid my liner inside. Make sure to smooth the leopard trim so no air bubbles POP up!

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This is lookin' pretty cool so far!

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One last touch to the inside of those drawers. I pulled out the glitter cardstock that I plan on using for my phrase. I cut three strips to line the center of each drawer.

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Cover the back with Decou-Page and gently lay in place.

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Finally, I used my Silhouette cutting machine to add this cute phrase on top with glittery cardstock.

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I laid out my phrase first to center it correctly. Then I added my Decou-Page directly to the organizer and placed my letters on top. I used a wet paper towel to wipe up any excess of Decou-Page around the letters.

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Once everything is dry you can start adding your makeup inside.

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There you have it, a cute and chic makeup organizer.  Which I'm desperately in need of. There is so much space to add everything inside.

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You probably don't know this about me, I LOVE leopard! I don't really care about it in my home decor, but I really think this little peekaboo leopard is a nice surprise when opening the drawers.

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As always thanks for stopping by, and I hope this project inspires you to make one of your own!

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Be sure to visit Crafts by Courtney  for more projects and to learn more about Courtney.

Comments

I am doing a flag ornament

Valerie

December 21, 2020

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