DIY by simplyvonne

| June 11, 2012 | 3 Comments

Yvonne Van Huynh is a graphic designer, photographer and blogger.  She is the writer of the blog simplyvonne and is sharing some of her DIY projects with us today!


This first DIY is a simple jewelry stand made by Yvonne, and it’s cheap to do!  Only $2.00 are needed for this beautiful project.

All you need are a plate, a candlestick, and some krazy glue.

1.  Krazy glue the top of the candle stick to the bottom the plate.

2.  Lay it upside down to dry overnight.

3.  Flip it over the next day, and you have a brand new jewelry stand.


Yvonne recreated a tray to make another cute source of storage, and again it’s cheap!  The tray was only $2.50.

Depending on your color scheme you may want to repaint the tray to your taste.

Find some decorative paper that you like to compliment your color and add that to the bottom of the tray for a stylish storage unit.


Spruce up your boring bookshelves with some wallpaper!

Yvonne made these shelves her own with a wallpaper that fits her style.  Find one that works for you and create a brand new look in seconds.


We love Yvonne’s blog, if you want to check out some more of her ideas visit it at

Category: Apartment Life, Apartment Organization, Decorating and Entertaining, DIY, Guest Blog

About Sydney:

Sydney is working for For Rent Media Solutions as an intern in Social Media Marketing. In this role, she assists in executing and optimizing social media strategic plans across several different channels. Among these channels are blogging, social networking, promoting brand awareness on video sharing sites, and other conversational media. She spends a great deal of time finding ways to generate awareness of For Rent Media Solutions brand.
Sydney graduates from Virginia Tech in December, 2012 with a Bachelor's degree in Communication. She looks forward to getting out into the real world and working on her career.
She also loves the color green, the beach, and country music.

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  1. Laura says:

    I totally love the jewelry stand!

  2. lisacng says:

    I love the plate DIY!

  3. Jessie says:

    where did you buy the trays at? I’m trying to find some inexpensive ones but I haven’t been able to find any yet.

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