Made 2 of different colors for Karyn's dorm room. Used pretty ribbon to hang. Took 3 coats of spray paint but totally cute!!
Dollar Tree Make-Up Storage by This Casita storagegeek: Repurposed trays and candlestick holders make fabulous accessory and make up storage. I doubt you could thrift these cheaper than the dollar store sells them, but for the same price you could definitely get some unique items with a nice patina to them at the thrift shoppe.
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