This travel roll for jewelry is a quick and easy project, proven by the fact I made it the night before we left for family vacation!
My jewelry roll is perfect for packing necklaces and bracelets, which is what I usually wear.
To make your own, you’ll need
- 10″x23″ quilted fabric
- 14″x27″ coordinating fabric for the outside
- 3/8″ wide grosgrain ribbon, about 42″ total
- 1″ wide grosgrain ribbon, about 1 yard
- Thread and sewing machine
I cut the narrow grosgrain into four-inch sections to make the loops.
Next, I lay the small quilted material on the wrong side of the outer material. I folded over a border on all sides, and tucked the loops under the hem, pinning them in place.
I stitched down the border, which also secured the loops.
To make the outside tie, I folded the wide grosgrain in half and sewed it to one end of the roll, on the outside.
And that’s it!
Easy and pretty!
Every time I walk into Lavish in Hayes Valley, I find a great piece of wrapping paper to use for a new project. At just $4 a sheet, these provide a lot of creative bang for the buck. First, there was the graphic red print I used to line J’s nursery bookcase. Next, I found a sweet hydrangea paper for my craft studio. Most recently, I was inspired by this retro air travel print from Cavallini & Co..
Retro air travel paper from Cavallini a& Co.
I didn’t originally plan a themed bedroom for our older boys, and I still want to keep it pretty neutral. The travel theme evolved first from these beautiful retro-style city posters by Karen Young of Loose Petals.
Retro-style city art prints by Karen Young of Loose Petals.
When I saw the wrapping paper, I knew it would tie in perfectly. I framed a section of paper as art – easy! – and then used more for DIY pencil tins and magnets for our DIY racing stripe magnet boards.
Upcycled DIY pencil tins with cool retro air travel paper.
Upcycle advertising magnets with some fun paper. Jewels at Home.
Here are those new items pictured in the boys’ room.
And here’s a summary of the fun projects I did with this new paper: pencil tins, magnets, and framed art:
There’s still plenty of paper leftover. I’m thinking it would be perfect for luggage tags!
Yay! I’m excited to see the boys’ room slowly coming together!