Spring break is here and one of my many goals for it is to spring clean my apartment. I know it doesn’t sound like the most fun way to spend my break, but it makes me happy to have a clean and organized space. My apartment is in desperate need of this. Spring cleaning this year involves purging, organizing, and cleaning.
I spent this afternoon working on my bedroom, with my jewelry as a primary focus. I’m going to show you how I solved the problem of organizing my jewelry.  Prior to today, it was stored in boxes and various other things around the room. I found that I was wearing the same pieces over and over again because they were within sight. To be honest, I had no idea how much jewelry I had until today!  (If you follow me on instagram, you’ve already seen some of these pictures!)
You always need a before shot.
After: organized and decorative.
First step was to hang cork trivets from IKEA.
(At $2.99 for 3, they are inexpensive! I already had some in my craft storage.)

 I always have the cutest helper!
(Ignore the mess – it happens when I organize.)

I used clear pushpins to hang my necklaces. This added sparkle and color to my wall!

For bracelets, I found three of my favorite bottles (they all have memories attached) and used them.

I found this white votive holder (at least that’s what it said on the bottom) in my office stuff. It was holding pushpins, but I found a new home for them and used it to hold my rings instead.

Stackable trays organize my earrings. I put them in the top drawer of my dresser so they are right there with the rest of my jewelry.

I added the leftover pushpins to my ring collection so that I have them for future necklace purchases.

This was one of my original jewelry organizers. It was also something I wanted to keep, so I found it a special job.

It now holds my “fancy” jewelry. In other words, it holds the more expensive pieces that I’ve acquired over the years.
What do you think? How do you organize your jewelry?