Love Your Jewelry

Recession Diva Cristy and her jewels…. As you can see the rings and necklaces are loving the fresh air… it’s like they just wanna say Ahhhhhhh!!!

It’s time to get out the jewelry box and give your collection some love. For most of you, Summer is ending and your accessories have been through sand, sun and SPF 25. Now is also a great time to put your Summer jewelry away and get ready for Fall, or for those of us in New Zealand it’s time to break out some Spring color! Here are some easy ways to give your accessories the TLC they deserve 🙂

Homemade Jewelry Cleaner… These necklaces are about to sparkle after their ten minute soak in this bath!

A Simple Cleaner to Keep Your Jewels Sparkling

1/2 cup of water microwaved for one minute

Line caserole dish with tin foil

1/2 tsp of salt

1/2 tsp of baking soda

1/2 tsp of dish soap


Lay jewels on the tin foil then pour the solution over the top… Let your ring or necklace soak for ten minutes. To make the jewelry really sparkle you can brush it gently with a soft toothbrush and voila your favorite necklace or ring looks like it just came from the store!

The Sky is the Limit with this Art Project!

Make A Wall Mounted Jewelry Box Out of Recycled Products!

I am not going to give instructions on how to make this cool art. You are the artist and there is a million ways you could create a wall mounted jewelry box with random stuff you have lying around your home! Use your creativity and don’t limit yourself!

You could even make the outer decor seasonal and change it to represent Fall or Spring. Have fun with it and let us know what you think.

With these simple projects you will be able to use old jewelry you forgot you even had!

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