Can't believe that I haven't seen this fix before. Had to repin for future reference. -- Fixing a stripped hole with a golf tee: 1. Put wood glue in the hole 2. Hammer golf tee into hole 3. Use box cutter to cut off excess tee 4. Drill pilot hole and screw new screw directly into the tee!
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How to fix a stripped hole in wood
DIY Tip of the Day: Quick Fix for Loose Door Screws. If a loose screw doesn’t get a grip, try my grandfather's solution. Fill the hole with steel wool, short length of plumbing solder, or wooden match (noncombustible end). Then reinstall the screw. To fill larger holes, insert a wooden golf tee, then cut it off flush. Drill a centering hole and replace the screw. Don't use glue - the screw might never come out again!
jewelry holder - get a strip of wood and some knobs from Hobby Lobby or World Market! I need to do this!
Drill holes in wood, place tea lights.