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Glamorize a Plain Wooden Jewelry Box

Americana Decor® Matte Metallics™

Glamorize a Plain Wooden Jewelry Box
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Glamorize a Plain Wooden Jewelry Box

designed by Jessica Alea

Glamorize a wooden jewelry box with tricolor metal tones using Matte Metallics

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Learn more about Americana Decor® Matte Metallics™.


Americana Decor® Matte Metallics™

  • Champagne (ADMMT08)
  • Ivory Pearl (ADMMT07)
  • Rose Gold (ADMMT01)

Other supplies

  • water container
  • palette or plastic plate
  • painter's or masking tape (optional)
  • wooden jewelry box
  • screw driver (flat head or Phillips )
  • -fine grit sandpaper and dry cloth
  • paint brushes (various sizes--flat tip is best)
  • plastic baggie (to save hardware)


NOTES: Clean off sawdust thoroughly after sanding. Let dry completely between painting steps.

  1. To prepare the jewelry box, remove all hardware (save in a plastic bag) and sand all surfaces using fine grit sand paper. Dampen the dry cloth and wipe off sanding residue. Tape the foot or any other metal embellishments to protect them from paint.
    Step 0 Example
  2. Paint the drawer faces with Champagne on the outer parts of the squares and Ivory Pearl on the inner parts. Allow to dry and apply a second coat. Lightly sand with fine grit sandpaper in between coats.
    Step 1 Example
  3. Paint the body of the box in Rose Gold. Allow to dry and apply a second coat. Lightly sand with fine grit sand paper in between coats.
    Step 2 Example
  4. Return the knobs and peel the painters tape off of unpainted areas.
    Step 3 Example
  5. Once the jewel-toned jewelry box is completed, use drawers for keepsakes and jewelry!
    Step 4 Example