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Art Bead Storage

About this design:

I'm super excited to finally have finished giving this old embroidery floss counter display a little makeover to hold my art bead collection!

You can read more about it and see the before pics over on my blog:


Antique counter display, fuzzy scrapbook paper, double stick tape, and lots of elbow grease!

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  1. B Witzel
    B Witzel says:

    This makes for a very cool storage box.I just love antiques, and how some of them can hold a double life like this one.

  2. C witt
    C witt says:

    Would love this! Nice job!

  3. puppychick  labratbecky
    puppychick labratbecky says:

    Wow-those are antiques! I remember seeing those in stores when I was a kid. (yes, I am an antique, too.) :)

    I have a similar box that stored nails in a hardware store. Mine is metal and still needs a clean-up. You have inspired me to get at it!.

  4. Deb Harding
    Deb Harding says:

    Ahhhh I remember those. I always loved them!! Lucky you!!!

  5. Eeka Mouse
    Eeka Mouse says:

    Lucky you to have gotten your hands on such a cool box!

  6. KatsAllThat
    KatsAllThat says:

    That is totally awesome…you are very lucky!

  7. Asia
    Asia says:

    Love your storage :D

  8. Sonja J
    Sonja J says:

    Awesome! My storage space is a vintage armoire that belonged to my fiance. His mama bought it for him from an antique store when he was a kid, and now it houses most of my tools and beads, though I’d love to add some shelves and things inside eventually. If I ever find something like your display box, I will definitely pick it up to use, this is so neat to look at! (I garage sale a lot, so you never know…)

  9. Gail Layne
    Gail Layne says:

    Oh how cool! I have something similar that was for displaying Clark’s Combs presumably in a barber shop. It took a bit of elbow grease too! :-)

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    jfisherbear says:

    You hit the jackpot when you found this. It’s perfect.

  11. Retro By Design
    Retro By Design says:

    Love this!!!!

  12. Fresh Baked
    Fresh Baked says:

    This is indeed special. What a lucky beader you are!

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